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Jan 15, 2021

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi during their protest against Centre's farm reform laws, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot speaks during a protest against the new farm laws, at Civil Lines in Jaipur.

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Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh (L) hands over a cheque to Mahant Kamal Nayan Das of Ayodhya as his contribution for the Ram temple construction, in Lucknow.

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Tamers attempt to get on to the hump of a bull as part of the traditional 'Jallikattu' festival, in Madurai district. The bull owners are given prizes if their animals outmanouvered the waiting men and the participants are rewarded if they managed to hang from the hump of the bulls for a while.

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Boatmen stand near their 'Shikaras' during a cold and foggy morning, in Srinagar. The Kashmir Valley is reeling under severe cold conditions as Srinagar recorded a low of minus 7.6 degrees Celsius.

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BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur with office- bearers of Vishwa Hindu Parishad addresses a gathering after donating a cheque of Rs 1,11,111/- lakh for the proposed construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya under a nationwide donation drive, at her residence in Bhopal.

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A health official shows a Covishield vaccine dose, after a consignment of the vaccine arrived from Serum Institute of India, in Tezpur.

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Congress party leader Alka Lamba after she was allegedly injured in a police action during a protest against the new farm laws, outside the Raj Niwas in New Delhi.

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A vendor pushes his cart down a road during a cold and foggy morning, in Srinagar.

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Health department officers perform worship of COVID-19 vaccine doses before their dispatch for various vaccination booths in preparation for the first round of vaccination drive scheduled to begin across the country from January 16, in Mirzapur.

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People take part in a cattle-worship to celebrate 'Mattu Pongal' at Suchindum Thanumalaya temple in Kanyakumari district.

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Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with party workers head towards Raj Niwas, Civil Lines for a gherao in protest against the three farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Farmers' representatives eat 'langar' in a break during the ninth round of talks with the Centre, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu being stopped by the Lucknow police while marching towards Raj Bhavan as part of 'Kisan Adhikar Divas' protest march against Centre's farm reform laws, in Lucknow.

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Activists of CPI (M) stage a protest rally against hike in electricity bills, in Kolkata.

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People feed migratory birds on the bank of Narmada river amid dense fog during a cold winter morning, in Jabalpur.

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Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) workers during a protest march against new farm laws, in Ranchi.

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Buffalos lock horns during a traditional buffalo fight as part of Magh Bihu festival, at Ahatguri in Morigaon District of Assam.

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Police personnel try to stop Congress party workers during their protest march against the new farm laws, in Patna.

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Police detain Alka Lamba and other Congress party workers who were staging a protest against the new farm laws, outside the Raj Niwas in New Delhi.

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Members of Kisan Sangarsh Committee stage a protest against new farm laws and Punjab government over land acquisition for the Delhi-Katra expressway, in Patiala.

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Police use water cannons on Congress party workers to stop them from entering Raj Bhawan during their protest against the new farm laws, in Chandigarh.

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Congress leaders and supporters stage a demonstration as part of 'Kisan Adhikar Divas' protest march to Raj Bhavan against Centre's farm reform laws, in Bhubaneswar.

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Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu meets Union Minister Shripad Naik after he met with an accident in Karnataka, at Goa Medical College and Hospital in Goa. Naik's wife and personal assistant died in the accident.

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Medics staff sit inside a vaccination booth at BKC in preparation for the first round of COVID vaccination drive scheduled to begin across the country from January 16, in Mumbai.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Governor of Karnataka, Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, in Bengaluru.

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Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar (4L) along with Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal (5L) and other dignitaries during the ninth round of talks with farmer leaders over the new farm laws, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with party workers head towards Raj Niwas, Civil Lines for a gherao in protest against the three farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel stand guard as farmer leaders arrive at Vigyan Bhawan to hold the ninth round of talks with the Central government over the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Farmers during their ongoing agitation over new farm reform laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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A voter undergoes thermal screening as he arrives to cast his vote for Gram Panchayat election, at Malegaon in Nashik district.

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Police detain Congress party workers who were staging a protest against the new farm laws, outside the Raj Niwas in New Delhi.

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Chickens inside a cage at a poultry farm, in Jalandhar. Amid bird flu scare, four samples of heron have been sent from a Jalandhar-based lab to Bhopal for confirmation.

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Nationalist Congress Party leader Eknath Khadse arrives at the Enforcement Directorate office for questioning in connection with a land deal case, in Mumbai.

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Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh takes salute of the parade on the occasion of the 73rd Army Day, at the Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Madras (TA) contingent marches during the 73rd Army Day parade, at Parade ground in New Delhi.

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T-90 battle tanks of Indian Army during the 73rd Army Day parade, at Parade ground in New Delhi.

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Army Service Corps (ASC) Motorcycle Display Team 'Tornadoes' of the performs during the 73rd Army Day parade, at the Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Indian Army 'Tornadoes' team member displays his skills during the 73rd Army Day parade, at Parade ground in New Delhi.

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Army Service Corps motor cycle display team 'Tornadoes' member displays his skills during the 73rd Army Day Parade, at Army Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Drones on display for the first time during the 73rd Army Day Parade, at Army Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Congress party workers during a protest against the new farm laws, at Raj Niwas in New Delhi.

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Children of farmers drink tea during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Workers unload chickens at Ghazipur Murga Mandi, in New Delhi. Delhi Government issued directions to open the poultry market after all 100 samples collected from there tested negative for bird flu.

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Chief of Army Staff Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane inspects the guard of honour during the 73rd Army Day Parade, at Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Voters, maintaining social distancing norms, wait in queues to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad.

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Vehicles move slowly amid low visibility due to dense fog on a cold winter morning, at Delhi-Gurugram Experssway in Gurugram.

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Voters show their identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during the inauguration of R-Block-Digha four lane road, in Patna,. Also seen are Bihar Deputy CMs Tarkishore Prasad (R) and Renu Devi (2L).

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BJP MP Sushil Kumar Modi and RSS Field Campaigner Ram Dutta Chakradhar during the 'Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Nidhi' campaign, at a slum area in Patna.

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Chief of Army Staff Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane speaks during the 73rd Army Day Parade, at Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Widows of martyrs wait for the award distribution during the 73rd Army Day Parade, at Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Pilgrims offer prayers during the 'Gangasagar Mela', at Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

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Police officer Jennifer Leeman is receives a COVID-19 vaccine at Englewood Health in Englewood, N.J. While the vaccinations taking place Thursday were primarily for first responders, as more doses arrive, appointments will be opened up to more people, like those 65 years and older and others at high risk.

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Australia's David Warner walks from the filed after he was dismissed for one run during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Mohammed Siraj, second left, celebrates with teammates after dismissing Australia's David Warner during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Marcus Harris bats during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Spectators watch play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Shardul Thakur bowls during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Thangarasu Natarajan reaches to catch the ball during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Steve Smith, left, bats during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Mohammed Siraj, left, fields the ball hit from Australia's Steve Smith during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Rohit Sharma, left, and teammate Washington Sundar celebrate the dismissal of Australia's Steve Smith during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Rohit Sharma, left, and teammate Washington Sundar celebrate the dismissal of Australia's Steve Smith during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Steve Smith walks from the field after he was dismissed for 36 runs during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Navdeep Saini reacts after injuring his leg while bowling during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Members of the National Guard walk past the Dome of the Capitol Building on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Supporters of leading opposition challenger Bobi Wine cheers as election officials count the ballots after polls closed in Kampala, Uganda. Ugandans voted in a presidential election tainted by widespread violence that some fear could escalate as security forces try to stop supporters of Wine from monitoring polling stations.

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Residents inspect earthquake-damaged buildings in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia. A strong inland and shallow earthquake hit eastern Indonesia early Friday causing people to panic in parts of the country's Sulawesi island and run to higher ground.

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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, missiles are seen on truck a military parade marking the ruling party congress, at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency.

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva takes place in a virtual roundtable discussion with journalists, in Washington

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India's Navdeep Saini, right, walks with a trainer from the field after injuring his leg while bowling during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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The Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, centre, attends play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Marnus Labuschagne, left, hits the ball from Indian bowler Thangarasu Natarajan during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Marnus Labuschagne gestures after reaching 50 runs during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Thangarasu Natarajan, second right, is congratulated by teammates after dismissing Australia's Matthew Wade during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Tim Paine, right, hits the ball at India's Mayank Agarwal during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Washington Sundar, left, is congratulated by teammate Rishabh Pant following play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Thangarasu Natarajan, left, and India's Shardul Thakur talk during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Mohammed Siraj bowls during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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US President-elect Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during an event at The Queen theater, in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Armed members of the National Guard stand guard outside the Capitol Building on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Members of the National Guard walk past the Dome of the Capitol Building on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Government doctors put on protective gowns as they prepare to give free, rapid COVID-19 tests to residents who volunteer in the El Paraiso neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, amid the new coronavirus pandemic.

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A bus in New York City which careened off a road in the Bronx neighborhood of New York is left dangling from an overpass, after a crash late Thursday that left the driver in serious condition, police said.

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Chief of Army Staff Gen. Manoj Mukund Narvane presents Sena Medal to Maj. Aman Singh (14RR, ARMD) during the 73rd Army Day parade, at Army Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Chief of Army Staff Gen. Manoj Mukund Narvane presents Sena Medal to Capt. Abhishek Katoch (3RR, EME) during the 73rd Army Day parade, at Army Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Chief of Army Staff Gen. Manoj Mukund Narvane presents Sena Medal to the wife of Nb Sub Tsewang Gialshan (Posthumous) during the 73rd Army Day parade, at Army Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Chief of Army Staff Gen. Manoj Mukund Narvane presents Unit Citation to 10 PARA (SF) during the 73rd Army Day parade, at Army Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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BEG (Roorkee) contingent marches during the 73rd Army Day Parade, at Army Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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Mangled remains of two trucks that caught fire after a collision in Fathepur.

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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath donates a cheque for the proposed construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya under a nationwide donation drive, in Lucknow.

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Artists from Kolkata (Dona Ganguli’s troop) perform Odissi dance during Mukteswar Dance festival, in Bhubaneswar.

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Actors Presenjeet Chatterjee and Paoli Dam during an award function at Raj Bhavan, in Kolkata

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar presents an award to TV artist Ditipriya Roy during a function at Raj Bhavan, in Kolkata

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Passengers travel on a ferry boat as they cross the Brahmaputra river during evening hours, in Guwahati.

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England batsman Dan Lawrence raises his bat after scoring his maiden fifty during the first test match between Sri Lanka and England at Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle.

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Odisha Congress President Niranjan Patnaik stages a demonstration as part of 'Kisan Adhikar Divas' protest march against Centre's farm reform laws, in Bhubaneswar.

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Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar participates in a 'puja' before dispatch of vaccine doses to various vaccination centres for the COVID vaccination drive, in Mumbai.

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Construction material seen at the Parliament House complex in New Delhi. The construction work of the new Parliament building started in New Delhi over a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the project under the government’s ambitious Central Vista redevelopment plan.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy participates in 'Kamadhenu Gopuja' on the occassion of Kanuma festival, at Narsaraopeta in Guntur district.

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Madhya Pradesh State Congress President Kamal Nath rides a tractor during a demonstration as part of 'Kisan Adhikar Divas' protest march against Centre's farm reform laws, in Chhindwara district.

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Farmers agitating against new farm laws observe Kisan Sena Diwas at Delhi-Noida border, in Noida.

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PMC Bank depositors stage a protest outside the RBI office in Bandra in Mumbai.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar feeds a flock of geese at the newly inaugurated Venu Van, in Rajgir.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa at the latter's office in Bengaluru.

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Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria pay homage at the National War Memorial, on the occasion of Army Day, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria pay homage at the National War Memorial, on the occasion of Army Day, in New Delhi.

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Goa prepares to welcome the 51st International Film Festival of India in Panaji.

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Goa prepares to welcome the 51st International Film Festival of India in Panaji.

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Ernakulam District Nodal Officer Dr.Sivadas gives instructions to medics as part of preparation for the first round of COVID vaccination drive scheduled to begin across the country from Jan. 16, in Kochi.

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

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Congress workers stage a protest against Centre's new farm laws and hike in prices of fuel and other necessary goods, outside the Raj Bhawan in Kolkata.

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Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with party workers head towards Raj Niwas in protest against the three farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Kisan Unon (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikiat leaves after the ninth round of talks with the government over the new farm laws, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar along with Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal and Minister of State Som Prakash addresses the media after the 9th round of talks with farmers' representatives over the new farm laws, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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'Nihangs' ride a tractor during farmers' ongoing agitation over the new farm laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Police personnel try to stop Congress party workers during a protest against the new farm laws, in Dehradun.

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Artists from Kolkata (Dona Ganguli’s troop) perform Odissi dance during Mukteswar Dance festival, in Bhubaneswar.

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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath donates a cheque for the proposed construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya under a nationwide donation drive, in Lucknow.

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