Friday, September 4, 2009

Corporate World!!!


California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (center) lifts a charred dumbbell while touring homes that were burned by the Station Fire near Tujunga, California.
Policemen confront protesters at the entrance of the nuclear waste storage site in Morsleben, Germany.
A "Dalai Latte" named after exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is prepared inside the hotel where he is staying in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan.
Three-month-old Sophia Marmarinos lies on the leaf of a giant water lily under the watchful eye of Hans Kuyten, at the Rotterdam Zoo, Netherlands.
Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi welcomes guests attending a military parade in Tripoli honoring the 40th anniversary of his rise to power.
Pisco, a 13-year-old llama, enters the room of a terminally ill patient during a visit to the Hospice of Saint John in Lakewood, Colorado. The llama visits the hospice each month as part of an animal therapy program designed to decrease loneliness and calm terminally ill patients during the last stage of life.
A participant dressed as the Pink Panther stands on a vacant plinth in Trafalgar Square in central London, part of a "living sculpture" that will allow more than 2,000 people to take turns standing atop the platform.
Crowds appear despite the rain to watch the annual World Bog Snorkeling Championship in Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales.

Ladies on their way back after purchasing wheat flour bags on government controlled rates at Sasta Ramzan Bazaar in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Nepalis and Tibetans-in-exile walk past the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu. Around 400 Tibetans gathered at the Stupa to mark the 49th Tibetan Democracy day. The occasion marks the 49th anniversary of Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai Lama's efforts to transform Tibetan society into a democracy.

A rickshaw puller rests in Katmandu's Durbar square during the week-long Indra Jatra festival in Katmandu, Nepal

People fill their containers with drinking water supplied from the municipal corporation tanker in the central Indian city of Jabalpur

Smoke billows from the chimneys of a power station in New Delhi. India's greenhouse gas emissions are expected to jump to between 4 billion tonnes and 7.3 billion tonnes in 2031 but the Asian power's rapid economic growth will be sustainable, a government-backed report said

People stand in queue to get examined for suspected swine flu at a hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh health ministry said the country has reported 200 cases of swine flu

A Bangladeshi fruit vendor waits for customers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Dhaka, Bangladesh

A poppy billboard is seen in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's opium production fell 10 percent last year and prices are at their lowest in a decade, meaning 'the bottom is starting to fall out' of the world's largest opium market, the U.N. said

An elderly Afghani man returns home after a day's work, in Kabul, Afghanistan

Vegetables are displayed for sale in the central market in Colombo. The signs indicate the prices of the vegetables per 500 grams. Sri Lanka's consumer prices slowed to 0.9 percent in August from a year earlier, the same record low level it hit in June due to a fall in food prices, government data showed