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Aug 02, 2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah enters Medanta Hospital to be admitted after testing postive for COVID-19, in Gurugram.

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Vehicles ply at Rajpath, during Unlock 3, in New Delhi.

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Devotees perform 'aarti' on the banks of Saryu river, in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the 'Bhoomi Pujan' ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5.

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BJP supporters perform 'yogna' for the speedy recovery of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, after he tested positive for coronavirus, in Howrah district.

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani visits Surat Civil Hospital, in Surat.

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IPS Officer Vinay Tiwari speaks to media personnel after arriving in the city for investigation in the ongoing death by suicide case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh, in Mumbai.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot addresses media outside a hotel in Jaisalmer.

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A girl from an orphanage home ties rakhi on the wrist of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, in Chandigarh.

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Workers clean Ram Ki Paidi, in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the 'Bhoomi Pujan' ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5.

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A woman gets her hand decorated with 'mehndi' ahead of Raksha Bandhan festival at Sadar Bazaar, in Gurugram.

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A woman gets her palms and arms decorated with 'mehndi' on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, during Unlock 3.0, in New Delhi.

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Congress activists tie rakhis on the wrists of BMC medical staff to applaud them for their impeccable services in the fight against COVID-19, on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, in Mumbai.

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People click pictures at Dadar Chowpatty promenade during the sunset, in Mumbai.

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A forest official stands beside a rhino baby rescued by Kaziranga staff.

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An elderly woman ties rakhi on the wrist of a worker at an old age home, on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, in Kolkata.

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Traffic police personnel block a road during an intensified lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus disease, in Chennai.

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Containers placed by locals on a road to reserve their spots to collect drinking water from tankers, during Unlock 3, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel check IDs of commuters as the security has been enhanced ahead of the foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple, at the entry point of Ayodhya.

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Police personnel sanitize a locality near Hanuman Garhi, in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the 'Bhoomi Pujan' ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5.

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Young women tie rakhis on the wrists of Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, at Inter National Border Octroi post in Suchetgarh, Jammu.

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A woman gets her palms and arms decorated with 'mehndi' on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, during Unlock 3.0, in New Delhi.

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A drone flies over a city street, used by the authorities to conduct surveillance, during the ongoing 10-day complete lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bhopal.

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In this photo, Union Home Minister Amit Shah attends the webinar 'Lokmanya Tilak: Swaraj to Atmanirbhar Bharat', in New Delhi. Shah on Sunday, Aug 2, 2020, said he had tested positive for coronavirus.

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A man undergoes treatment after allegedly drinking spurious liquor, at Civil Hospital in Tarn Taran district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handovers a cheque of Rs 20 Lakh to the family members of martyr Pranay Kalita of 4 Assam Rifles, in Barpeta. Kalita lost his life in an ambush by militants in Manipur’s Chandel district on July 29.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar along with Assembly Speaker Vijay Chaudhary releases the book "Siyasat Me Sadashayata", in Patna.

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People carry the mortal remains of a victim who died in a hooch tragedy, at Civil Hospital in Tarn Taran district. The death toll in the Punjab hooch tragedy rose to 98 on Sunday with 12 more people reported dead in Tarn Taran district after drinking spurious liquor.

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Health workers carry mortal remains of BJP leader and UP Minister Kamal Rani Varun, who died due to COVID-19, in Kanpur.

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In this photo, BJP leader and UP Minister Kamal Rani Varun, who died due to COVID-19 in Lucknow.

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All Bengal Amitabh Bachchan Fans' Association member donates blood at Amitabh Bachchan temple as a tribute to the Bollywood actor, in Kolkata. On this day in 1982, the veteran actor came out of COMA after an accident in the sets of film 'Collie'.

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All Bengal Amitabh Bachchan Fans' Association members offer prayers at Amitabh Bachchan temple as a tribute to the Bollywood actor, in Kolkata.

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Groundsmen prepare the cricket pitch at Shivaji Park ground ahead of its reopening during Unlock 3.0, in Mumbai.

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People buy sweets on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, in Prayagraj.

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Women purchase 'rakhi' on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, in Jaipur.

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Workers clean Samrat Ashok hall for the Assembly Session at Gyan Bhawan, amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Patna. Four-day monsoon session of Bihar legislature will be conducted on separate floors of the Gyan Bhawan from August 3.

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Locals stand near the debris that fell on Chandigarh-Manali National Highway after a heavy landslide, in Kullu.

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A raptor flies over a township shrouded in mist in Dharamsala.

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A woman selling face masks and caps waits for customers in Kolkata. India is the third hardest-hit country by the COVID-19 pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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People pass through a street, leading to a market barricaded by authorities for crowd control in Kolkata.

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Vendors wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus sell vegetables at roadside stalls in Kolkata.

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A couple wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus travel on a two wheeler in Kolkata.

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Dogs occupy roadside stalls lying empty due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Dharamsala. India is the third hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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Charred remains of boats at Thazhanguda fishing village after clashes broke out between two groups around midnight, in Cuddalore. Reportedly, many boats, huts, cars and two-wheelers were set ablaze during the violent clash.

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A flyover wears a deserted look during the complete lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Jammu. The state government has announced for complete lockdown on weekends and public holidays due to the surge in COVID-19 cases.

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Family members make special rakhis with written messages on them to spread awareness on safety guidelines in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, ahead of 'Raksha Bandhan' festival, in Amritsar.

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Police deployed at Thazhanguda fishing village after clashes broke out between two groups around midnight, in Cuddalore. Reportedly, many boats, huts, cars and two-wheelers were set ablaze during the violent clash.

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Members of the Jain community give silver biscuits weighing 11.25 kg to a member of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) ahead of the foundation laying ceremony of Ram temple in Ayodhya, in Ahmedabad.

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Sadhvi Ritambhara performs 'puja' while collecting holy water from the Yamuna River, to be used in the ground breaking ceremony of Ayodhya's Ram Temple, at Vrindavan in Mathura.

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People offer prayers for salvation of their ancestors on the occasion of ‘Aadi Perukku' at Perur in Coimbatore.

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Police detain activists of Indian Youth Congress who were staging a protest demonstration against the Central Government over rising number of coronavirus cases, near the residence of Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi.

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Activists of Indian Youth Congress wearing PPE kits display placards and 'papad' during their protest demonstration against the Central Government over rising number of coronavirus cases, near the residence of Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi.

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Women purchase 'rakhi' on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival, in Chikmagalur district.

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Students wearing protective shields appear in IIT entrance examination, in Ahmedabad.

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Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala addresses a press conference on new National Education Policy (NEP), in New Delhi.

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Firefighters watch as flames flare at the Apple Fire in Cherry Valley, Calif. A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday afternoon, prompting authorities to issue new evacuation orders as firefighters fought the blaze in triple-degree heat.

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Demonstrators ignite smoke cartridges on a roof during a demonstration against the planned eviction of a trendy pub syndicate in Berlin, Germany.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo holds up the trophy as Juventus players celebrate winning an unprecedented ninth consecutive Italian Serie A soccer title, at the end of the a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Chelsea's Marcos Alonso, left, challenges for the ball with Arsenal's Hector Bellerin during the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Arsenal's players celebrate with the trophy after the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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People make their way on a street in Tokyo. Confirmed coronavirus cases are hovering at near record levels in Japan, raising worries the pandemic may be growing more difficult to control. The Tokyo government reported more than 290 new cases Sunday, about half in their 20s.

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Pyrotechnics go off as Arsenal's players celebrate with the trophy after the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Arsenal's head coach Mikel Arteta walks with the trophy after the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Arsenal's players celebrate with the trophy after the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang poses with the trophy after the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta, left, fouls Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta, left, sees the yellow card during the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Chelsea players celebrate their side's first goal, scored by Chelsea's Christian Pulisic during the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores his side's first goal from the penalty spot, during the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores his side's second goal during the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Players hold a minute of silence ahead the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, right, and Juventus' goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon hold the trophy as Juventus players celebrate winning an unprecedented ninth consecutive Italian Serie A soccer title, at the end of the a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini and Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci hold up the trophy as Juventus players celebrate winning an unprecedented ninth consecutive Italian Serie A soccer title, at the end of the a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus players celebrate winning an unprecedented ninth consecutive Italian Serie A soccer title, at the end of the a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus' Paulo Dybala poses for photograph as holds the trophy while Juventus players celebrate winning an unprecedented ninth consecutive Italian Serie A soccer title, at the end of the a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo kisses the trophy as Juventus players celebrate winning an unprecedented ninth consecutive Italian Serie A soccer title, at the end of the a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus' head coach Maurizio Sarri poses for photograph as holds the trophy while Juventus players celebrate winning an unprecedented ninth consecutive Italian Serie A soccer title, at the end of the a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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