Bangalore, Jan 25: Security was beefed up across the country ahead of the Republic Day celebrations. States like Punjab, Haryana, Karnataka and others were under a thick security blanket.
Meanwhile, a massive pileup took place in Michigan city involving more than 40 vehicles. Authorities say a couple from Michigan, a man from Chicago were killed and at least 20 people were injured in the crush of semitrailers and mangled passenger vehicles in near-whiteout at the time of the crash.
In sports, Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy won the women's doubles final match against Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia at 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia. Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy won 2-1.
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Pile up in Michigan City
Emergency crews work at the scene of a massive pileup involving more than 40 vehicles along Interstate 94 near Michigan City.
When Cameron and Bono met
British Prime Minister David Cameron listens to rock star Bono during the panel discussion "The Post-2015 Goals: Inspiring a New Generation to Act", the fifth annual Associated Press debate, at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Dead Pilot whales discovered
Twenty-five dead pilot whales were discovered along the shore of Kice Island on the southwest Florida coastline.
Country gears up for Republic Day
Republic Day parade rehearsals underway at Red Road in Kolkata. Photo courtesy- IANS
In New Delhi
A giant kite fly in the sky during Delhi International Kite Festival in New Delhi. Photo courtesy - IANS
The victorious smile
Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy show the trophy after winning the women's doubles final match against Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia at 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. Photo courtesy- IANS
Fashion galore in Namma Bengaluru
A model showcases Gurkiran`s collection at the Blenders Pride Bangalore Fashion Week in Bangalore. Photo courtesy- IANS