Smiling sand sculpture celebrates 2013

Sand sculpture designed by artist Sudarshan Pattnaik
Sand sculpture designed by artist Sudarshan Pattnaik Credit: Reuters

A huge sand sculpture celebrates the New Year on the beach in Puri, about 40 miles from the eastern city Bhubaneswar in the Indian state of Odisha.

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World celebrates New Year

New Year celebrations have begun with spectacular fireworks displays in London, Edinburgh and across the country.