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Jan 22, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi distributes land allotment certificate to Nilomomi Payeng in a rally in Sivsagar, east of Guwahati.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with the beneficiaries and vaccinators of Covid vaccination drive in Varanasi, through video conference, in New Delhi.

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TMC MLA Rajib Banerjee talks to the media after resigning as West Bengal Forest Minister, outside the Raj Bhawan in Kolkata.

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Workers give final touches to the replica of a proposed Rama temple as part of Uttar Pradesh state tableau during a press preview of the upcoming Republic Day parade, in New Delhi.

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Fighter planes fly in a formation during the bilateral Air Exercise between Indian Air Force and French Air & Space Force, in Jodhpur.

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Farmers take out a tractor march as part of the preparations for their planned tractor parade in the national capital on Republic day, during a protest against the new farm laws, in Amritsar.

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Preparations in full swing for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first major public rally in Assam, ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections, at Jerenga Pathar, Sivasagar. PM Modi will also be distributing one lakh land patta (rights) to landless people during the public meeting tomorrow.

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In this photo released by the Indian Embassy in Myanmar, Indian Ambassador to India Saurabh Kumar, third from right, holds a sign with Prof. Zaw Than Htun, director-general of Medical Research Department under Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry, in front of boxes of the Covishield vaccine delivered from India at the Yangon International Airport in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar on Friday received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine, a government-to-government gift of 1.5 million doses from India.

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Workers paint models to be placed on various tableaux during a press preview of the upcoming Republic Day parade, in New Delhi.

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Supporters of a candidate celebrate with traditional instruments after the results of Panchayat Samiti and zilla Parishad elections were announced in Kullu.

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Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee President Uttam Kumar Reddy along with others meets the family members of victims of a road accident in Devarakonda, in Nalgonda District.

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Sri Lankan municipal workers carry the coffin of a COVID-19 victim at a cemetery in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka on Friday approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 amid warnings from doctors that front-line health workers should be quickly inoculated to stop the system from collapsing.

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A shopkeepers arranges Indian flags at his shop ahead of the Republic Day, in Jammu.

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Youth Congress workers in a scuffle with the police during a protest against price hike of patrol, in Jammu.

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Officials inspect the spot where an explosion took place, in Shivamogga district. At least six people died in the incident.

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Congress supporters participate in a protest march against Republic TV Editor-in-chief Arnab Gosswami over his leaked WhatsApp chats related to the Balakot airstrike and other sensitive national issues, in Mumbai.

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A security person inspects a lawn as preparations underway near the India Gate for the upcoming Republic Day celebrations, in New Delhi.

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Replica of a proposed Ram temple is seen as part of the Uttar Pradesh state tableau during a press preview of the upcoming Republic Day parade, in New Delhi.

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Labor taking a break from their work at the Aqua Line 3 of the Mumbai Metro, also known as Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Line, is a part of the metro system under construction in Mumbai. When completed, the 33.5-km long line will be the first underground metro line in Mumbai, opposite CST station.

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A Congress party supporter stomps on a portrait of Indian television news anchor Arnab Goswami outside the Republic TV office in Mumbai.

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Congress party supporters march in a protest against Indian television news anchor Arnab Goswami outside the Republic TV office in Mumbai.

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Tamil Nadu tableau artists perform during the tableaux press preview as part of the Republic Day rehearsals, at Ravindra Rangshala in New Delhi.

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Gujarat tableau artists perform during the tableaux press preview as part of the Republic Day rehearsals, at Ravindra Rangshala in New Delhi.

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Assam tableau artists perform during the tableaux press preview as part of the Republic Day rehearsals, at Ravindra Rangshala in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi holds a memento during his visit to the Hunar Haat, in Lucknow.

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Artists make a 'rangoli' during an awareness program ahead of the 'National Voters Day' celebration, in Kanyakumari.

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Farmers take out a tractor march as part of the preparations for their planned tractor parade in the national capital on Republic day, during a protest against the new farm laws, in Patiala.

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Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora addresses a press conference, in Kolkata.

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Members of Harijan Mazdoor Union and GMC employees stage a demonstration in front of Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) office, to press for their various demands, in Guwahati.

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A hospital staff receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Hyderabad. India kicked off its massive vaccination drive on Jan. 16, with a goal of inoculating 300 million of its nearly 1.4 billion people.

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

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

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Health workers applaud a medic after she took the first dose of Covishield vaccine during the COVID-19 vaccination drive, at District Woman Hospital in Mirzapur.

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Farmers leaders take a lunch break during the 11th round of talks with the central government on new farm laws, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti addresses a press conference, at her residence in Bhopal.

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Tableau of Ministry of Biotechnology during the rehearsals for Republic Day 2021 parade, in New Delhi.

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Farmers leaders during the 11th round of talks with the central government on new farm laws, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar along with Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal during the 11th round of talks with farmers leaders on new farm laws, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Cows feed on garbage in front of shops, spread by MCD workers, during their strike, near Ghanta Ghar in New Delhi.

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Silhouetted view of people amid dense fog during a cold winter morning, in Ghaziabad.

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Artists from Punjab perform near their tableau during the rehearsals for Republic Day 2021 parade, in New Delhi.

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Artists from Ladakh perform on their tableau during the rehearsals for Republic Day 2021 parade, in New Delhi.

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Tableau artists from various states during the rehearsals for Republic Day 2021 parade, in New Delhi.

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BJP National President JP Nadda being felicitated by state party President Swatantra Dev Singh in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during 'Booth Adhyaksh Sammelan', in Lucknow.

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BJP National President JP Nadda speaks during 'Booth Adhyaksh Sammelan', in Lucknow.

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Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora (C) addresses a press conference, in Kolkata.

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Satyakam Arya (C), MD & CEO, DICV, Vivek Chaand Sehgal (L), Motherson Group and Laksh Vaaman Sehgal, Vice Chairman, Motherson Group during the launch of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles' (DICV) ‘BSafe Express’, a specialized ‘reefer’ truck for COVID-19 vaccine transportation designed in collaboration with Motherson Group, in New Delhi

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Artists dressed as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose pose near the tableau of Ministry of Culture during the rehearsals for Republic Day 2021 parade, in New Delhi.

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ASHA workers with their identity cards wait in a queue to get vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine, at Kaimara in Chikmagalur.

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A man carries loudspeakers on a cart to be delivered at a venue of a political meeting in Kolkata.

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This photo provided by Bangalore News Photo shows the remains of a truck carrying explosives that detonated in Shivamogga, 300 kilometers (250 miles) southeast of Bengaluru. The truck detonated at a stone-crushing unit in southern India, leaving several dead, police said.

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UP Police contingent during the rehearsal for Republic Day Parade 2021, on a cold and foggy morning, in Prayagraj.

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Farmer leaders arrive at Vigyan Bhawan to attend a meeting with the central government over the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Farmer leaders arrive at Vigyan Bhawan to attend a meeting with the central government over the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Farmer leaders arrive at Vigyan Bhawan to attend a meeting with the central government over the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Farmer leaders arrive at Vigyan Bhawan to attend a meeting with the central government over the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal State Armed Police personnel during the rehearsals for Republic Day parade, in Kolkata.

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Pallbearers carry the coffin of a government minister of Dr Ellen Gwaradzimba who died of COVID-19, at the Heroes Acre in Harare. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa who presided over the burial called the pandemic "evil" and urged people to wear masks, practice social distancing and sanitize, as cases across the country increased amid a fragile health system.

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Artists from Arunachal Pradesh pose on their tableau during the rehearsals for Republic Day 2021 parade, in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel march past during the rehearsals for Republic Day parade, in Kolkata.

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People cross Singhu border for transportation amid farmers' ongoing agitation against the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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A worker stands at a spectator stand at Canoe Slalom Course, one of the venues of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games, in Tokyo. The postponed Tokyo Olympics are to open in just six months. Local organizers and the International Olympic Committee say they will go ahead on July 23. But it’s still unclear how this will happen with virus cases surging in Tokyo and elsewhere around the globe.

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Demonstrators vandalize an earthmover during a protest against Jammu Municipal Corporation for its nocturnal anti-encroachment drive, at Bathindi in Jammu.

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US President Joe Biden holds a booklet as he speaks about the coronavirus in the State Dinning Room of the White House, in Washington.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks with Environment Agency workers during a visit to a storm basin near the River Mersey in Didsbury, Manchester, north west England, to view the flood defences put in place for Storm Christoph which has caused widespread flooding across the UK.

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The Ramlet al-Baida public beach is empty during a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, in Beirut Lebanon. Authorities extended a nationwide lockdown by a week to Feb. 8 amid a steep rise in coronavirus deaths and infections that has overwhelmed the health care system.

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A house is surrounded by flood waters at Bangor-on-Dee, Wales, after large parts of central and northern England and Wales were caught in the path of Storm Christoph.

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"Yacare Yrupe" or Victoria Cruziana water lilies float on a swamp in Asuncion bay, Paraguay. "Yrupe" means water plate and "Yacare" is the name of the local caiman, in the Guarani language.

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A man takes a photo of the snow along the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. A Met Office snow warning for central and south-east Scotland has been upgraded to amber as Storm Christoph brings in challenging weather conditions.

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Sarah Wolffe skis through the snow across the Esplanade at Edinburgh Castle, Scotland as storm Christop brings in challenging weather conditions.

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A coot swims through pollution gathered on the side of the Grand Union Canal in London. The UK is in its third national lockdown with people being told to stay at home.

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Mourners pray by the flag-draped coffin of a suicide bomb victim, Mohammed Karim during his funeral procession at the Imam Ali shrine in Najaf, Iraq. Iraq's military said twin suicide bombings at the Bab al-Sharqi commercial area in central Baghdad Thursday ripped through the busy market killing over two dozen and wounding over 70, with some in serious condition.

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A currency trader watches computer monitors near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea. Asian stock markets retreated Friday after a resurgence of coronavirus infections in China and a rise in cases in Southeast Asia.

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Burnley's Ashley Barnes celebrates after scoring a penalty kick during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Burnley in Liverpool, England. Burnley won the match 0-1.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait speaking to media outside Vigyan Bhawan before meeting with the central government over the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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Farmers leaders leave for Vigyan Bhawan to attend the 11th round of talks with the central government on new farm laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Farmers leaders leave for Vigyan Bhawan to attend the 11th round of talks with the central government on new farm laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force and French Air Rafale planes being refuelled mid-air over Jodhpur skies during the Indo-French air exercise.

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Bright Enobkhare of SC East Bengal and Hugo Boumous of Mumbai City FC vie for the ball during their Indian Super League match at the Tilak Maidan Stadium, Goa.

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Security personnel stop activists of All Assam Students Union (AASU) who were staging a torch rally to protest against Citizenship Amendment Act 2019, in Dibrugarh, Assam.

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Security personnel baton-charge on activists of All Assam Students Union (AASU) who were staging a torch rally to protest against Citizenship Amendment Act 2019, in Tezpur, Assam.

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Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez spotted at Bandra in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray along with Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla addresses a press confertence at the SII facility, a day after a fire incident, in Pune.

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Uttarakhand tableau artists pose for photographs during the tableaux press preview as part of the Republic Day rehearsals, at Ravindra Rangshala in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar with Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal and Minister of State Som Prakash addresses a press conference after the 11th round of talks with farmers' representatives on new farm laws, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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