News in Pictures: January 21-25, 2013

“One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”

Ekalavvya Curates  snapshots across the Web ffor the week ending on January 25th.


U.S. President Barack Obama is sworn in during the public ceremony as First lady Michelle Obama looks on during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)


Firefighters spray down hot spots on an ice covered warehouse that caught fire Tuesday night in Chicago January 23, 2013. Fire department officials said it is the biggest fire the department has had to battle in years and one-third of all Chicago firefighters were on the scene at one point or another trying to put out the flames. (John Gress/Reuters)



Indian Hindu holy men, or Sadhus, are silhouetted as they celebrate in the water at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the royal bath on Makar Sankranti at the start of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India, Monday, January 14, 2013. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to take part in the large religious congregation that lasts more than 50 days on the banks of Sangam during the Maha Kumbh Mela in January 2013, which falls every 12th year. (Kevin Frayer/AP Photo)

Edina Gallovits-Hall of Romania watches on as Serena Williams of the United States lays on the court after falling in her first round match during day two of the 2013 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 15, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

An Indian school band celebrate what would have been Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s 116th birthday. As a nationalist leader he attempted to gain India’s independence from British rule during World War II.

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