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Jan 14, 2020

Students celebrate Pongal at the college premises in Chennai.

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A woman makes a 'Rangoli' design in front of her house on the eve of the Hindu festival of Makar Sankranti, in a village on the outskirts of Agartala.

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Activists paint over anti-CAA graffitti, in Bengaluru.

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Congress activists lock a gate of Metro Rail Bhavan during their 'gherao' protest against Central Government for allegedly not completing work on time, in Kolkata.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar shakes hands with Latvian foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics during a meeting, at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath along with BJP leaders waves at the crowd during an awareness rally on amended Citizenship Act and NRC, in Gaya.

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Congress leader Hardik Patel flies a kite during the kite flying festival 'Uttarayan', in Ahmedabad.

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Actor Abhishek Bachchan arrives to pay his last respects to Ritu Nanda, mother-in-law of Shweta Bachchan, at her residence in New Delhi. Nanda, the eldest daughter of legendary actor Raj Kapoor, died in the wee hours of Tuesday at the age of 71 after battling with cancer for about seven years.

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Trains run on tracks amid dense fog during a cold winter morning, in Patna.

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Women hold placards as they raise slogans during a demonstration, 'Azad Women for Azadi,' against the implementation of Citizenship (Amendment) Act and NRC, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Women shout slogans during their demonstration Azad Women for Azadi against Citizenship (Amendment) Act and NRC, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Devotees attend the Akshata Sohala ceremony near Gramdaivat Siddheshwar temple during the annual 'Gadda Yatra' (festival) in Solapur, Maharashtra.

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Australian bowler Pat Cummins celebrates the wicket of Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Advocates of Lawyers For Democracy stage a protest outside the Supreme Court over various issues including CAA, NRC and NPR, in New Delhi.

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Nirbhaya case victim's mother and Advocate Seema Kushwaha speak to media after Supreme Court dismissed the curative petitions filed by two of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi and other leader greet their supporters during a rally in support of CAA and NRC, in Gaya.

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Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan raises his bat after scoring fifty runs during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul run between the wickets during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Residents remove volcanic ash from their roofs in Boso-Boso, Batangas province, southern Philippines.

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Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Nirbhaya case victim's mother flashes the victory sign after Supreme Court dismissed the curative petitions filed by two of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Chairman and Managing Director Bajaj group Neeraj Bajaj along with Executive Director Bajaj group Rakesh Sharma during the announcement of bookings for new Bajaj Chetak in Mumbai.

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A depositor of Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank gets emotional as others console him at the bank premises in Bengaluru.

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Depositors stand in queue to withdraw money from Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank in Bengaluru.

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Depositors stand in queue to withdraw money from Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank in Bengaluru. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has curbed Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank from doing business with immediate effect for alleged irregularities in transactions.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat greets a farmer during the inaugural program of a new campus of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik pays tribute on 'Tri Services Veterans Day' at Shaheed Sthal Colaba, in Mumbai.

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Congress activists hold placards as they raise slogans during a protest against the release of a book titled, 'Aaj ke Shivaji: Narendra Modi', in Thane. The book has been written by BJP's Jai Bhagwan Goyal.

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Australian bowler Mitchell Starc along with his teammates celebrates the wicket of Rohit Sharma (unseen) during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. On left is Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan.

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Fans cheer for their teams during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Indian team players before the start of the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Indian team players stand for their national anthem during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Australian team players stand for their national anthem during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju and Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty being felicitated with traditional 'assamese japi' (hat) and 'gamocha' during the ongoing third edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020, at SAI sports complex in Guwahati.

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US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand for the national anthem before the beginning of the College Football Playoff National Championship game between LSU and Clemson in New Orleans.

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US President Donald Trump stands for the national anthem before the beginning of the NCAA College Football Playoff National Championship game between LSU and Clemson in New Orleans.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar shakes hand with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov during a meeting, at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Border Security force (BSF) stand guard at Jammu & Kashmir national highway amid fog, ahead of Republic Day parade, in Jammu.

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Tibetan Spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greets students of IIM (Indian Institue of Management) during his visit, in Bodh Gaya.

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Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi meets new sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said on behalf of President, Prime Minister, Govt. & people of India on the passing away of HM Sultan Qaboos.

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People sit around a fire to warm themselves after a heavy snowfall in Kabul, Afghanistan. Severe winter weather has struck parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, with heavy snowfall, rains and flash floods that left dozens dead, officials said as authorities struggled to clear and reopen highways and evacuate people to safer places.

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Gujarat Chief Minster Vijay Rupani holds a kite with a message, 'India with CAA,' on the occasion of 'Uttrayan'- a kite flying festival, in Ahmedabad.

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A woman carries a bunch of sugarcane after purchasing it on the eve of Makar Sankranti, in Bangalore. Sugarcane is used in rituals during this harvest festival, which also marks the return of the sun to the northern hemisphere.

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A vendor cuts a sugarcane for his customer outside a wholesale vegetable market on the eve of Makar Sankranti, in Bangalore.

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A family rides their motorcycle through clouds of ash as they evacuate to safer grounds as Taal volcano in Tagaytay, Cavite province, southern Philippines.

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Trees are covered with falling ash from the Taal volcano in Tagaytay, Cavite province, southern Philippines.

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An ash-covered vehicle drives down a muddy road as Taal volcano continues to erupt in Tagaytay, Cavite province, southern Philippines. Red-hot lava gushed out of a volcano near the Philippine capital as thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash. Experts warned that the eruption could get worse and plans were being made to evacuate hundreds of thousands.

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The whale projection dwarfs a visitor at the Aqua Park Shinagawa in Tokyo. Visitors can enjoy snowy winter at its seascape in the aquarium's seasonal projection mapping event.

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People buy fish from a market on the occasion of 'Uruka' as part of Magh Bihu (Bhogali Bihu) celebrations, at Uzanbazar in Guwahati.

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U.S. Soldiers and journalists stand near a crater caused by Iranian bombing at Ain al-Asad air base, in Anbar, Iraq. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles on Wednesday, in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed atop Iranian commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, whose killing raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East.

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Rubble and debris are seen at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq.

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U.S. Soldiers walk past a site of Iranian bombing at Ain al-Asad air base, in Anbar, Iraq.

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People look from Tagaytay, Cavite province, south of Manila, as Taal Volcano continues to spew ash. Thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash as experts warned that the eruption could get worse and plans were being made to evacuate more.

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A holy man blesses a devotee at a transit camp on way to Gangasagar, in Kolkata.

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A family evacuates to safer grounds as Taal volcano in Tagaytay, Cavite province, southern Philippines.

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This image made available by Himawari-8 IR satellite via the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows the eruption of Taal volcano, south of Manila, Philippines. The small volcano near the Philippine capital that draws tourists for its picturesque setting in a lake erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam Sunday, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and forcing Manila's international airport to shut down.

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Pilgrims queue up for free meals at a transit camp on way to Gangasagar, in Kolkata.

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People watch from Tagaytay, Cavite province, south of Manila, as Taal Volcano continues to spew ash. Thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash as experts warned that the eruption could get worse and plans were being made to evacuate more.

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Pilgrims are served an evening meal at a transit camp on way to Gangasagar, in Kolkata.

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A man walks through a cloud of volcanic ash as he evacuates to safer grounds as Taal volcano in Lemery, Batangas province, southern Philippines.

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A man walks through thick ash on a road from Taal volcano in Lemery, Batangas, southern Philippines.

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Protesters hold banners outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London, where Julian Assange is due to appear. Protesters will be insisting that Assange should not be extradited to the US for his reporting of the Iraq and Afghanistan war. They insist he will not face a fair trial in the United States where the charges against him could result in imprisonment for 175 years. Assange will be transported from Belmarsh high-security prison.

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange leaves in a prison van after appearing at Westminster Magistrates Court, for an administrative hearing in London. Assange made a brief court appearance in his bid to prevent extradition to the United States to face serious espionage charges.

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Al-In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, wearing a traditional Saudi robe, shakes hands with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman inside a tent in the northwestern desert region of Al-Ula, which the kingdom is touting as a tourism destination, northwest of Medina, Saudi Arabia.

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In this photo released by Emirates News Agency, WAM, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second from left, stand next to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, third from left, as they pose for a photo after witnessing an MOU signing ceremony with Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State, Chairman of Masdar and CEO of ADNOC Group, left, and Makihara Hideki, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, during a reception, at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, Third right, flanked by Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, second left, Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, right, Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou second right, Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani, left, and Chad's President Idriss Deby, third right, attend a press conference following the G5 Sahel summit in Pau, southwestern France. France is preparing its military to better target Islamic extremists in a West African region that has seen a surge of deadly violence.

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Demonstrators hold signs showing Catalan politician Oriol Junqueras as they protest outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is expected to attend his first session as a member of the European Parliament despite facing an arrest warrant against him in Spain.

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Guatemala's President-elect Alejandro Giammattei, left, attends a rehearsal of his swearing-in ceremony at the National Theatre, the day before his inauguration in Guatemala City. Giammattei will be sworn-in as the 51st president of Guatemala on Jan. 14.

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Steam billows from the street after a water main break, in New York. A water main break flooded streets on Manhattan's Upper West Side near Lincoln Center and hampered subway service during the rush hour.

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Anti-government protesters shout slogans, as they block a main road during ongoing protests against the ruling elite of corruption and financial crisis, in Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanon is facing its worst economic crisis in decades, while protests against corruption and mismanagement have gripped the country since October.

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Matthew Elliot, center, and other supporters of flavored vaping products protest at the state house in Trenton, New Jersey. New Jersey lawmakers were set to vote on legislation that would prohibit flavored vaping products.

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Melissa Koscielniak wears syringes all over her body during a protest at the state house in Trenton, New Jersey. New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on legislation to eliminate most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren, as opponents crowd the statehouse grounds with flags and banners, including some reading "My Child, My Choice."

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Animal rights activists Anima Naturalis stage a naked protest against the use of leather and fur in the textile industry in Madrid, Spain.

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Driver Jakub Przygonski, of Poland, and co-driver Timo Gottschalk, of Germany, race their Mini during stage eight of the Dakar Rally in Wadi Al Dawasir, Saudi Arabia.

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Driver Siarhei Viazovich, of Belarus, and co-drivers Anton Zaparoshchanka, of Belarus, and Pavel Haranin, of Belarus, try to move their MAZ truck after it got stuck in the sand during stage eight of the Dakar Rally in Wadi Al Dawasir, Saudi Arabia.

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People walk on a snow-covered road in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province. Severe winter weather has struck parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, with heavy snowfall, rains and flash floods that left more than 40 dead, officials said Monday as authorities struggled to clear and reopen highways and evacuate people to safer places.

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People walk on a railroad track covered with heavy snow in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province.

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A colorful rabbit decoration is on display at the start of the international furnishing show imm cologne at the fair halls in Cologne, Germany.

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A business man waits for customers under hand made glass decorations of Serip design from Portugal at the start of the international furnishing show imm cologne at the fair halls in Cologne, Germany.

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A woman sits between room dividers on folding furniture, all made from light paper and textiles by Canadian design and production studio molo at the start of the international furnishing show imm cologne at the fair halls in Cologne, Germany.

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Australian batsmen Aaron Finch and David Warner after completing their centuries during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match against India, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Australian batsman Aaron Finch celebrates his century during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match against India, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Australian batsman David Warner celebrates his century during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match against India, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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India's Jasprit Bumrah bowls a delivery during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match against Australia at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Australian batsman David Warner and Aaron Finch being congratulated by Indian players after they chased down the target to win the first one day international (ODI) cricket match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Bollywood Actor Saif Ali Khan, Deepshikha Deshmukh during promotion of their upcoming film, 'Jawaani Jaaneman,' in Mumbai.

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Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria and Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane at a programme organised to mark Armed Forces Veterans’ Day, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a group photo with the delegates during the inaugural session of Raisina Dialogue 2020, in New Delhi.

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A rocket being launched during the firepower exercise Exercise Topchi (Ex-Topchi) at Devlali Firing Ranges near Nashik, Maharashtra.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur rides pillion on a water motorbike after inspecting the demonstration of Water Sports Activity, during Makar Sakranti festival at Tattapani near Shimla.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah flies a kite during the kite flying festival 'Uttarayan', in Ahmedabad.

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Protesters hold candles and display placards during a protest against CAA, NRC, NRP and violence on the JNU campus, in Bengaluru.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerje addressses from the TMCP dharna manch a protest against NRC and CAA in Kolkata.

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Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan leaves for New Delhi to attend the funeral of Ritu Nanda, mother-in-law of Shweta Bachchan, in Mumbai. Nanda, the eldest daughter of legendary actor Raj Kapoor, died in the wee hours of Tuesday at the age of 71 after battling with cancer for about seven years.

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All India Democratic Women's Association leader Subhasini Ali addresses a protest against CAA and NRC, in Prayagraj.

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CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar addresses a protest 'dharna' against CAA and NRC, in Patna.

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People display placards supporting a new citizenship law as Home Minister Amit Shah flies a kite during a kite festival in Ahmadabad.

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A villager shows his catch as he participates in community fishing as part of Bhogali Bihu celebrations in Panbari village, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) east of Guwahati. "Bhogali Bihu" marks the end of the harvest season in the northeastern state of Assam.

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Villagers participate in community fishing as part of Bhogali Bihu celebrations in Panbari village, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) east of Guwahati.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav visits the accident site at Chhibramau in Kannauj. At least 20 passengers were killed in a truck-bus accident at GT road, last Friday.

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Legendary tabla player Ustad Zakir Hussain performs at a fusion concert 'Shakti', in Kolkata.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah flies kite during the kite flying festival 'Uttarayan', in Ahmedabad.

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Chefs prepare 1995 kgs 'Khichdi' on the occasion of Makar Sankranti at Tattapani near Shimla.

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Participants at a bullock-cart race on the occasion of Sankranti festival at Gudivada in Krishna district.

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