Today in pics: January 3, 2014

Fri Jan 03 2014, 18:45 hrs
A local train caught fire at platform number 3 of Thane station on Friday. (IE Photo: Deepak Joshi)
A local train caught fire at platform number 3 of Thane station on Friday. (IE Photo: Deepak Joshi)
However, there were no injuries reported. (IE Photo: Deepak Joshi)
However, there were no injuries reported. (IE Photo: Deepak Joshi)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today ruled himself out of the race for prime ministership after the next elections holding that Rahul Gandhi had "outstanding credentials" for the top job but said Narendra Modi as PM will be "disastrous" for the country.  Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today ruled himself out of the race for prime ministership after the next elections holding that Rahul Gandhi had "outstanding credentials" for the top job but said Narendra Modi as PM will be "disastrous" for the country.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and I&B Minister Manish Tewari during a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and I&B Minister Manish Tewari during a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
PM said the Congress party would decide on its prime ministerial candidate and announce it at an "appropriate" time.  Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
PM said the Congress party would decide on its prime ministerial candidate and announce it at an "appropriate" time.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
Addressing a press conference, the third in his two terms, he sought to dispel the negative image of his government and the tag of weak prime minister for him after nine and half years in office saying he had done his best and put the country on a good growth momentum. (PTI)
Addressing a press conference, the third in his two terms, he sought to dispel the negative image of his government and the tag of weak prime minister for him after nine and half years in office saying he had done his best and put the country on a good growth momentum. (PTI)
Laborers cover themselves with blankets and drink tea to beat the cold, early morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi on Friday.  Though India is famous for its brutally hot summers, temperatures fall sharply for a few weeks in December and January. (AP)
Laborers cover themselves with blankets and drink tea to beat the cold, early morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi on Friday.
Though India is famous for its brutally hot summers, temperatures fall sharply for a few weeks in December and January. (AP)
Laborers sit around  bonfire to beat the cold, early morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi on Friday. (AP)
Laborers sit around bonfire to beat the cold, early morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi on Friday. (AP)
Laborers cover themselves with blankets sit around a roadside tea shop tea to beat the cold early morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi on Friday. (AP)
Laborers cover themselves with blankets sit around a roadside tea shop tea to beat the cold early morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi on Friday. (AP)

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