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Jan 14, 2021

A health official shows a Covishield vaccine dose after a consignment of the vaccine arrived from Serum Institute of India, in Amritsar. A countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive is set to rollout from January 16, 2021.

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A vehicle carrying consignment of the Covishield vaccine arrives from Serum Institute of India, in Amritsar. A countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive is set to rollout from January 16, 2021.

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Workers unload the first batch of Covid vaccine at a storage facility in Bikaner.

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First batch of Covid vaccines stored at a cold storage facility in Shimla.

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A police person stands guard at a cold storage facility as the first consignment of Covid vaccines arrive in Ajmer.

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BJP National President JP Nadda arrives to participate in Pongal festivities, ahead of State assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, in Chennai.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference after the review meeting of the preparations made for the Delhi Govt's COVID vaccination rollout plan, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi while attending Jallikattu, a traditional bull taming sport in Tamil Nadu, during Pongal in Madurai. Puducherry CM Narayanasamy, TNCC President K S Alagiri and DMK youth wing leader Udayanidhi Stalin are also seen.

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BJP leader Vijay Goel flies a kite at a kite festival, organized by New Delhi District Magistrate office for COVID-19 free world on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Gudi Padwa and Pongal, in New Delhi.

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Women from Kumaon region of Uttarakhand participate in Uttarayani Fair, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival, in Lucknow.

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People perform traditional rituals during Pongal festival in Hubballi district.

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People watch a traditional buffalo fight held as part of festivities to mark Magh Bihu, at Gumutha Gaon in Nagaon district.

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BJP National President JP Nadda arrives to participate in Pongal festivities, ahead of State assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, in Chennai.

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A medic during the launch of a first-of-its-kind Spicehealth Genome Sequencing Laboratory for all positive samples from international travellers, at the airport in New Delhi.

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People participate in 'Samaway Yatra', organized by Trinamool Congress, at Krishnanagar in Nadia District.

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Activists of Aam Aadmi Party during a protest in support of farmers against the new farm laws, in Jammu.

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BJP MLA Pankaj Singh (5L) having a meal with the residents of a locality on Makar Sankranti, in Noida.

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BJP National President JP Nadda arrives to participate in Pongal festivities, ahead of State assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, in Chennai.

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Farmers shout slogans during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws at Delhi-Haryana Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Farmers receive sweets during their ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Singhu border, in New Delhi.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centre's farm reform laws at Tikri border, in New Delhi.

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Farmers during their ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Singhu border, in New Delhi.

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BJP leader Vijay Goel during a kite festival, organized by New Delhi District Magistrate office for COVID-19 free world on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Gudi Padwa and Pongal, in New Delhi.

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People flying kites at a kite festival, organized by New Delhi District Magistrate office for COVID-19 free world on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Gudi Padwa and Pongal, in New Delhi.

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Farmers take part in a march during their ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Singhu border, in New Delhi.

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Residents salvage their belongings after a fire in the Baghbazar slum area on Wednesday evening, in Kolkata.

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People examine the remains of their homes after a fire in a slum in Kolkata. Dozens of shanties were burnt when a fire broke out late Wednesday.

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People examine the remains of their homes after a fire in a slum in Kolkata. Dozens of shanties were burnt when a fire broke out late Wednesday.

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Former IAS officer Arvind Kumar Sharma being greeted by UP BJP President Swatantra Dav Singh and Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma as he joins the party, in Lucknow.

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BJP MP Hema Malini flags off a truck containing town cleaning equipment, in Vrindavan.

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MoS for Home G.Kishan Reddy along with party leaders holds a kite during the 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, in Hyderabad.

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A girl makes a 'rangoli' on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival, at her residence in Lankamura of Agartala.

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Devotees arrive to offer prayers on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait having a meal on Makar Sankranti during farmers' ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers to a cow during his visit to Jagannath Temple, in Ahmedabad.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi witnesses 'Jallikattu' at Avaniyapuram in Madurai.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chairs a review meeting of the preparations made for the Delhi Govt's COVID vaccination rollout plan, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with health officials during a meeting after inaugurating the new office building of National Health Mission, in Bhopal.

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Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Uttar Pradesh Jal Shakti Minister Mahendra Singh offer prayers at Maa Kamakhya temple on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival, in Guwahati.

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Polling officials collect Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and election material on the eve of Gram Panchayat election, at a distribution centre in Karad.

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Devotees take holy dips in Narmada river on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival, at Tilwara Ghat in Jabalpur.

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Devotees offer prayers at Maa Kamakhya Temple on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival, in Guwahati.

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Vinod Paul, Member (Health) at NITI Aayog, with medics during the launch of a first-of-its-kind Genome Sequencing Laboratory for all positive samples from international travellers, at the airport in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his visit to Jagannath Temple on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival, in Ahmedabad.

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Ugandans wait to vote in Kampala, Uganda. Ugandans are voting in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate as security forces try to stop supporters of leading opposition challenger BobiWine from monitoring polling stations.

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Health department workers store boxes of COVID-19 vaccines at a cold storage room, in Mirzapur.

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Daily wagers sit around a bonfire during a cold winter morning, in Bathinda.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with DMK Youth Wing Secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin witnesses 'Jallikattu' at Avaniyapuram in Madurai.

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Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, pays tribute during a wreath-laying ceremony on Tri-Services Veterans Day, at Gaurav Stambh Victory in Mumbai.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers to a cow during his visit to Jagannath Temple, in Ahmedabad.

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Students of various universities during their demonstration in solidarity with farmers protesting in Delhi against the Centre's new farm laws, in Kolkata.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi witnesses 'Jallikattu' at Avaniyapuram in Madurai.

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Devotees take holy dips in Ganga river on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival during the ‘Magh Mela’, at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees perform rituals on the bank of Ganga river during 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, in Varanasi.

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Devotees take holy dips in Narmada river on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival at Gwarighat, in Jabalpur.

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Medics during the launch of a first-of-its-kind Spicehealth Genome Sequencing Laboratory for all positive samples from international travellers, at the airport in New Delhi.

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Devotees offer prayers after taking holy dips during 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, in Patna.

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Devotees perform rituals on the bank of Ganga river on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival during the ‘Magh Mela’, at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

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Devotees perform rituals before taking holy dips in Ganga river on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival during the ‘Magh Mela’, at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

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A pilgrim takes a holy dip during 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, at Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Makar Sankranti during Ganga Sagar Mela at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.

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Traditional Assamese 'Meji', a house made of straw, being burnt during the Magh Bihu celebrations, at Ganeshguri in Guwahati.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, displays the signed article of impeachment against President Donald Trump in an engrossment ceremony before transmission to the Senate for trial on Capitol Hill, in Washington.

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Participants try to tame a bull during Avaniyapuram Jallikattu as the part of Pongal festival celebration, in Madurai.

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Pilgrims at Sagar Island to celebrate 'Makar Sankranti' festival, in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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A devotee cooks sweet dishes on the occasion of Pongal festival, at Dharavi in Mumbai.

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Security personnel keep strict vigil via drone at Sagar Island during 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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A Naga sadhu blessing devotees at the Gangasagar Mela at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.

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Pilgrims take the holy dip during 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, at Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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Participants try to tame a bull during Avaniyapuram Jallikattu as the part of Pongal festival celebration, in Chennai.

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Pilgrims offer prayers after taking holy dips during 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, at Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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Tamil women cook special food to celebrate the harvest festival of Pongal at Dharavi, one of the world's largest slums, in Mumbai.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Makar Sankranti during Ganga Sagar Mela at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.

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Pilgrims take a selfie at Gangasagar during 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, at Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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Israeli police officers detain Palestinian protesters during a demonstration against a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the northern Arab city of Nazareth, Israel.

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., arrives at the House chamber at the Capitol in Washington, as the House of Representatives pursues an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an angry mob to storm the Capitol last week.

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A defaced portrait of South Korean President Moon Jae-in is seen while supporters of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye stage a rally to call for her release near the Supreme Court in Seoul. South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 20-year prison term for Park over bribery and other crimes as it wrapped up a historic corruption case that marked a striking fall from grace for the country's first female leader and conservative icon.

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Caution tape flies on a fence that was erected to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., signs the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in an engrossment ceremony before transmission to the Senate for trial on Capitol Hill, in Washington.

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PSG players celebrate with the trophy after the Champions Trophy soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Marseille at the Bollaert stadium in Lens, northern France. PSG won 2:1.

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BJP leader Vijay Goel flies a kite at a kite festival, organized by New Delhi District Magistrate office for COVID-19 free world on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Gudi Padwa and Pongal, in New Delhi.

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Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Makar Sankranti during Ganga Sagar Mela at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.

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A security official keeps strict vigil on pilgrims at Sagar Island during 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa feeds cows on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival in Bengaluru.

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Priests and devotees cary the idol of Lord Hatakeswar during a procession on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival, in Khordha

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Col Prithipal Singh (Retd), the veteran who recently celebrated his 100th birthday and has the unique distinction of serving in all three Services, being presented with a Silver Salver on behalf of Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Bipin Rawat on the occasion of Veterans Day.

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee speaks to locals after a fire gutted the Bagbazar slum area on Wednesday evening, in Kolkata.

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Peter William Hartley of Jamshedpur FC and Ivan Garrido Gonzalez of FC Goa during 7th season of the Hero Indian Super League between FC Goa and Jamshedpur FC, at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah flies a kite on the occasion of 'Uttarayan' in Ahmedabad.

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Malayali community people offer prayers at an Ayyappa temple on the occasion of Makaravilakku festival, in Bhopal.

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A woman attempts to fly a kite during her visit to RK Beach on 'Makar Sankranti' festival, in Visakhapatanam.

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People, standing on waterpipes, fly kites on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival, at Santacruz in Mumbai.

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Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, along with her family members flies kite to celebrate the Pongal festival at Raj Bhavan, in Hyderabad.

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People fly kites on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' festival in Jaipur.

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Farmers being served 'pakode', a snacks item, wrapped in copies of the new farm laws, during their agitation at Singhu border, in New Delhi.

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Women belonging to Muslim community from Punjab's Malerkotla join farmers' protest against Centre's farm reform laws at Tikri border, in New Delhi.

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Farmers stage a protest against Centre's farm reform laws at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Farmers ride a tractor during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Medics fly kites on the occasion of 'Pedda Panduga' festival in Hyderabad.

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