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Jan 26, 2020

A bird's eye view shows various marching contingents participate in a parade on the occasion of 71st Republic Day at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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A bird’s eye view of Rajpath, at the 71st Republic Day celebrations, in New Delhi.

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The tableau of Madhya Pradesh passes through Rajpath on occasion of 71st Republic Day, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the National War Memorial, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day Parade 2020, in New Delhi. Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh and the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Defence Shripad Yesso Naik are also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind (R), Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu (2R), Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (C) attend the 'At-Home' reception, organised on the occasion of Republic Day, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan forms a human chain as he participates in an anti-CAA protest in Thiruvananthapuram.

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President Ram Nath Kovind (C) with his wife Savita (2R), Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu (R), Prime Minister Narendra Modi (2L) and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro attend the 'At-Home' reception, organised on the occasion of Republic Day, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Noble Laureate Abhijit V Banerjee speaks during the Jaipur Literature Festival at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur.

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Archbishop of Calcutta, Thomas D'Souza, white robe, holds hands with representatives of other religions as they join together to make a human chain during Republic Day celebrations in Kolkata.

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People hold hands to make a human chain during Republic Day celebrations in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanges greetings with other dignitaries during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the crowd during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force's three SU- 30 MKIs display Trishul maneuver during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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IAF's five Jaguar planes fly-past in Arrow Head Formation representing deep penetration skills during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force C-17 Globemaster display a fly-by above Rajpath, during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) Dornier Formation fly past during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force AEW&C aircraft, center, flanked by two Su-30 MKI fly by during Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force's planes fly past during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopter fly past during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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21 women bikers of the CRPF perform a daredevil stunt to make a human pyramid on motorcycles during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force attack Apache helicopters fly by India Gate monument during Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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Women soldiers of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) display their skills at Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard during Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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India's Republic Day parade marches through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi.

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Indian Army Corps of Signals contingent led by Captain Tanya Shergil, marches during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath, in New Delhi.

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An all-women contingent of the Uttar Pradesh Police marches during the 71st Republic Day Parade in front of the Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow.

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A marching contingent of the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) during the 71st Republic Day Parade in front of the Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow.

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Tableaus of Indian states drive through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard during Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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The tableau of Tamil Nadu passes through the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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The Tableau of Finance Ministry passes through the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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The tableau of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade passes through the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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(From front-) Tableaus of Water Resources Ministry, Shipping Ministry and CPWD on display at the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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The tableau of Punjab state passes through the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Open jeeps carrying Pradhanmantri Rashtriya Puraskar winning children move on the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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The tableau of Uttar Pradesh state passes through the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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The tableau of Assam state passes through the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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The tableau of Chhattisgarh state passes through the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Military vehicle carrying Anti Satellite Weapons (ASAT) -Mission Shakti passes through Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Camel mounted Border Security Force soldiers march through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard, during Reepublic Day parade in New Delhi.

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Battle tanks of the Indian Army, T- 90 Bhishma pass through Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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K9 VAJRA-T gun tanks pass through Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Indian army military equipment pass through Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Indian military march past Rajpath,the ceremonial boulevard, during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi.

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Republic Day parade marches through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi. Sunday's event marks the anniversary of the country's democratic constitution taking force in 1950 and showcasing its military might and economic strength.

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Republic Day parade marches through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi.

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India's Republic Day parade marches through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi. Sunday's event marks the anniversary of the country's democratic constitution taking force in 1950 and showcasing its military might and economic strength.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other dignitaries during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Guest Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro arrive for the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur offers sweets to former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during Republic Day celebrations at Madhya Pradesh BJP headquarters in Bhopal.

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Artistes perform during the 71st Republic Day Parade, at Nurul Amin Stadium in Nagaon district.

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Madhya Pradesh Police personnel paint the tricolour on their faces during the 71st Republic Day parade, in Bhopal.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren along with District Commissioner B Rajeshwari (L) and Superintendent of Police Y S Ramesh stands for the national anthem after hoisting the national flag during the Republic Day celebrations, in Dumka.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives President Ram Nath Kovind and Chief Guest Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro on their arrival for the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives for the 71st Republic Day Parade at Red Road in Kolkata.

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National Cadet Corps (NCC) contingent marches during the 71st Republic Day Parade, at Lal Parade ground in Bhopal.

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Assam Rifles personnel celebrate during the 71st Republic Day parade, in Agartala.

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India’s Republic Day parade marches through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi. Sunday's event marks the anniversary of the country's democratic constitution taking force in 1950.

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India’s Republic Day parade marches through Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi. Sunday's event marks the anniversary of the country's democratic constitution taking force in 1950.

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Assam's smart women police commandos participate in a parade to mark Republic Day in Guwahati.

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An Indian air force helicopter sprays flower petals as Sashastra Seema Bal paramilitary soldiers participate in a parade to mark Republic Day in Guwahati.

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India's Seema Suraksha Bal paramilitary soldiers participate in a parade to mark Republic Day in Guwahati.

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Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais inspects a guard of honour during the 71st Republic Day parade, in Agartala.

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Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inspects a guard of honour during the 71st Republic Day parade at Nurul Amin Stadium, in Nagaon district of Assam.

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Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) contingent marches during the 71st Republic Day Parade, at Veterinary College Playground, Khanapara in Guwahati.

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Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi waves as he inspects a guard of honour during the 71st Republic Day parade, at Veterinary College Playground, Khanapara in Guwahati.

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Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon inspects a guard of honour during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at Lal Parade Ground, in Bhopal.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inspects a guard of honour during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at his official residence, in Patna.

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Madhya Pradesh Police contingent marches during the 71st Republic Day Parade, at Lal Parade ground in Bhopal.

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Women Police contingent marches during the 71st Republic Day Parade, at Gandhi Maidan in Patna.

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Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu inspects a guard of honour during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at Morabadi Ground, in Ranchi.

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Tripura women police personnel pose for a selfie after the march past during the 71st Republic Day parade, in Dharmanagar.

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Bank employees release Tricolour ballons during the 71st Republic Day celebrations, in Guwahati.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offers sweets to school students during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at his official residence, in Patna.

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AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi hoists the national flag during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at Madina Circle, in Hyderabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi signs the visitor’s book after paying tribute at the National War Memorial near India Gate on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh stand for the national anthem during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Rajpath for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at crowd at Rajpath during the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.

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ITBP personnel celebrate Republic Day at 17,000 feet in Ladakh.

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President of India Ram Nath Kovind accompanied by President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro, at Rajpath during the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.

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A view of Rajpath during the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.

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The 21 Gun Salute is presented by 2233 Field Battery under the command of Lieutenant Colonel C Sandeep during the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a medical worker attends to a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a medical worker attends to a patient in the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China expanded its lockdown against the deadly new virus to an unprecedented 36 million people and rushed to build a prefabricated, 1,000-bed hospital for victims as the outbreak cast a pall over Lunar New Year, the country's biggest, most festive holiday.

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Police detain a youth for showing black flag to Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma (unseen) in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, in Nagaon.

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People from various communities form a human chain seeking 'protection of the Constitution of India', on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day, in Kolkata.

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Two people hold the tri-colour flag as people from various communities form a human chain seeking 'protection of the Constitution of India', on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day, in Kolkata

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Police personnel inspect the site of blasts at Graham Bazar, in Dibrugarh.

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Students perform traditional 'Rouf' dance during the 71st Republic Day function at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, in Srinagar

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President Ram Nath Kovind with his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro during the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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A view of a deserted street on the 71st Republic Day, in Srinagar. It was the first Republic Day celebration in Srinagar after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions that gave special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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President Ram Nath Kovind (C) and his wife Savita (3R), Vice President Venkaiah Naidu (2R) and his wife Usha (R), Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro witness the Republic Day 2020 parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Policewomen march during a parade on the occasion of 71st Republic Day in Prayagraj (Allahabad)

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BSF soldiers offer sweets to each other during 71st Republic Day celebrations, at Indo-Pak border at Attari, near Amritsar

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Left-front organisations form a human chain as they take oath to 'Save the Constitution' on the occasion of Republic Day 2020, in Agartala

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Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh with Jiiva during a promotional event for their upcoming movie ‘83’, in Chennai

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Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh and former cricketer Kapil Dev during a promotional event for their upcoming movie ‘83’, in Chennai.

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Students perform during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath, in New Delhi, Sunday,

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to the martyrs at the National War Memorial, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day Parade 2020, in New Delhi

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah during an election campaign roadshow ahead of the forthcoming State Assembly elections at Ghonda in New Delhi

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah during an election campaign roadshow ahead of the forthcoming State Assembly elections at Ghonda in New Delhi

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro witness the Republic Day 2020 parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Students participate in a protest march against the visit of Brazil's President Jair Messias Bolsonaro, in Kolkata.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his wife Rashmi (L) during the 71st Republic Day function at Shivaji Park in Mumbai

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Jammu and Kashmir Governor GC Murmu pays tributes to martyrs at Balidan Stamb in Jammu as part of 71st Republic Day celebrations in Jammu

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Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma stands for the national anthem during the 71st Republic Day celebrations, in Shillong

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Indian captain Virat Kohli reacts to taking the catch to dismiss Martin Guptill from New Zealand during their Twenty/20 cricket international in Auckland, New Zealand

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New Zealand captain Kane Williamson walks off after being caught out during the Twenty/20 cricket international between India and New Zealand in Auckland, New Zealand

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India's Shreyas Iyer bats during the Twenty/20 cricket international between India and New Zealand in Auckland, New Zealand

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Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot speaks during the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) at Diggi Palace in Jaipur

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Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig. B.D. Mishra (Retd.) and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu during 71st Republic Day celebration in Itanagar.

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Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath during he flag hoisting ceremony on the occasion of Republic Day 2020, in Indore

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Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani hoists the national flag on the occasion of 71st Republic Day at his residence in New Delhi.

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Flute maestro Hari Prasad Chaurasia (L) speaks during 'Tata steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2020' in Kolkata

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Flute maestro Hari Prasad Chaurasia (L) and eminent writer Ruskin Bond (R) during 'Tata steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2020' in Kolkata

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Belen Cuesta poses with her trophy after wining the best leading actress award for "La trinchera infinita" during the Goya Film Awards Ceremony in Malaga, southern Spain. The annual Goya Awards are Spain’s main national film awards.

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A girl wears a mask inside a bus in Hong Kong. China's most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from traveling and authorities canceled a host of Lunar New Year events.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts after missing a scoring chance during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valencia and Barcelona at the Mestalla Stadium in Valencia, Spain.

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Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after defeating Alison Riske of the U.S. during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. AP/PTI(AP1_26_2020_000186B)

Riot police sprayed anti-government protesters with water cannons as they try to cross to the central government building during ongoing protests in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Lion dancers perform outside a shop in celebration of the Lunar New Year at Chinatown in Panama City. The lunar new year marks the Year of the Rat in the Chinese calendar.

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Boeing 777X chief test pilot Van Chaney, right, and co-pilot Craig Bomben, Boeing's VP Flight operations and chief test pilot, emerge from the 777X after landing at Boeing Field in Seattle, following its first flight.

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Boeing employees and family members cheer the 777X after it landed at Boeing Field in Seattle, completing its first flight.

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Members of historical military clubs wearing Soviet armies period uniform participate in the World War II battle reconstruction marking the 77th anniversary of the battle that broke the Siege of Leningrad outside St.Petersburg, Russia.

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan carries a coffin of a victim after an earthquake hit Elazig, eastern Turkey, during the funeral procession for Salih Civelek and Aysegul Civelek.

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Rescuers work on searching for people buried under the rubble on a collapsed building, after an earthquake struck Elazig, eastern Turkey. Rescue workers were continuing to search for people buried under the rubble of apartment blocks in Elazig and neighbouring Malatya. Mosques, schools, sports halls and student dormitories were opened for hundreds who left their homes after the quake.

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Chelsea's Mason Mount, top, collides with Hull City's Herbie Kane during their English FA Cup fourth round soccer match at the KCOM Stadium in Hull, England.

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A visitor stands besides a light installation during the festival 'Magic light worlds' (Magische Lichterwelten) under the theme 'Myths, fairy tales & legends' at the zoo park in Halle (Saale), central Germany. Chinese lantern artist created more than 300 different light sculptures for the zoo. The festival can be seen until March 15, 2020.

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Teams Norway, left, second placed, Germany the winners and Slovenia, third placed, celebrate on the podium during the decoration ceremony after the team World Cup Ski Jumping competition, in Zakopane, Poland.

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Ferries, center, race along Sydney Harbour during the annual Ferrython race as part of Australia Day celebrations in Sydney.

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Spanish actor Antonio Banderas poses with his trophy after winning the best leading actor award for "Dolor y gloria" during the Goya Film Awards Ceremony in Malaga, southern Spain. The annual Goya Awards are Spain's main national film awards.

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Aboriginal people carry a small fire at the beginning of the Wugulora Indigenous Morning Ceremony as part of Australia Day celebrations in Sydney, Australia.

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Police personnel patrol a street after an alleged confrontation between two communities during a pro-CAA protest in Jabalpur.

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Visitors attend Beating Retreat ceremony on the occasion of 71st Republic Day celebration at the India-Pakistan Wagah-Attari border post.

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Students perform on the occasion of 71st Republic Day celebration at the India-Pakistan Wagah-Attari border post.

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A view of illuminated Raisina Hill on the occasion of 71st Republic Day at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Assam Rifles and Myanmar Army during post level meeting at Lungwa along Indo-Myanmar Border on the occasion of 71st Republic Day celebrations, at Mon district of Nagaland.

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BJP National President J.P. Nadda addresses a public meeting near Patel Nagar in New Delhi.

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Shuttler P V Sindhu of Hyderabad Hunters in action against the Awadh Warriors in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) match at BBD, Lucknow.

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A woman waves Indian flag during a protest against a new citizenship law that opponents say threatens India's secular identity, in Mumbra outskirts of Mumbai.

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Women participate in a protest against a new citizenship law that opponents say threatens India's secular identity, in Mumbra outskirts of Mumbai.

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Students from Bangladesh and India greet each other during an education exchange programme, at Army Public school, in Kolkata.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar (C) is garlanded by party leader Jitendra Awhad and Maharashtra Home Minister Eknath Shinde during the closing ceremony of an art festival at Kalwa, in Thane.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar (L) and Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut during the closing ceremony of an art festival at Kalwa, in Thane.

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