Photo of the day – Feb. 27, 2013

Kolkata, India — Indian commuters travel on a local train, part of one of the world’s largest railway networks — with about 14 million passengers daily. Indian Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal is presenting the country’s rail budget for next fiscal year in the parliament. BIKAS DAS / AP


Photo of the day – Feb. 20, 2013

“A domesticated elephant halts at a traffic intersection in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday. There are an estimated 28,000 wild elephants in India, along with thousands of domesticated ones that do everything from performing in shows to carrying heavy loads in the country’s big cities.” Altaf Qadri / AP