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Jan 27, 2020

A worker wearing a hazardous materials suit takes the temperature of a passenger at the entrance to a subway station in Beijing. The new virus accelerated its spread in China, and the U.S. Consulate in the epicenter of the outbreak, the central city of Wuhan, announced Sunday it will evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight.

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Workers package medical masks in a factory in Nantong in eastern China's Jiangsu Province. China expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection.

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Signage advising passengers for self-reporting and other precautions displayed at Mumbai International airport in view of the coronavirus (CoV) outbreak.

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A thermal screening device checks passengers arriving in India from China in view of the coronavirus (CoV) outbreak, at Delhi International airport.

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A student (L) who arrived from China sits beside her mother in an ambulance before leaving for Patna Medical College and Hospital for a check-up, in view of the novel coronavirus (CoV) outbreak, from Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport in Patna.

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A student who arrived from China, proceeds to Patna Medical College and Hospital for a check-up, in view of the coronavirus (CoV) outbreak, from Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport in Patna.

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Border Security Force (BSF) camel contingent stands guard at Raisina Hills during the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony, in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi

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Tri-services bands perform during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind's mounted bodyguards arrive during a full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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An illuminated Rashtrapati Bhavan after the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Border Security Force (BSF) camel contingent during the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force band performs during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Delhi police personnel conduct a mock drill during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah addresses an election campaign ahead of the forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections, at Rithala constituency in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu releases the book titled, ‘TRG-An Enigma’, in New Delhi.

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Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma (R) shakes hands with Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank during a meeting, in Shillong.

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Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro and his daughter pose for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Hospital staff is seen outside the Special Isolation Ward set up to provide treatment to any suspected case of the coronavirus (CoV), in Hyderabad.

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A lawyers displays a placard in support of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) outside Bombay High Court, in Mumbai.

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A lawyers displays a placard in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) outside Bombay High Court, in Mumbai.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrive at National Human Rights Commission of India, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses during a workshop for students, in Kolkata.

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Police detain Youth Congress activists protesting against BJP government in front of the State Assembly, in Kolkata.

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Bengal batsmen Anustup Majumdar (L) and Shreevats Goswami (R) during Ranji Trophy cricket match against Delhi at Eden Garden, in Kolkata.

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Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova celebrates after defeating Germany's Angelique Kerber in their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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A team led by Director of NCDC Dr Sujeet Singh visits the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital to review the preparedness of the management for providing treatment to any suspected cases of the coronavirus (CoV), in New Delhi. The team inspected the isolation wards, reviewed biohazard disposal protocols, assessed availability of PPE, masks in the hospital.

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Primary school students recite the Preamble to the Indian Constitution during their morning assembly, in Mumbai. Maharashtra state government has made it mandatory to recite the Preamble in the school with effect from 26th January 2020.

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(L-R) Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav former union minister Yashwant Sinha and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha during a joint press conference, in Lucknow.

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Additional Director General of Police GP Singh along with other police officials visits one of the serial bomb blast site, at the back of a Gurudwara in Dibrugarh.

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Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal speaks at an event ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls, in New Delhi.

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President of the Safai Karamcharis Union, Sanjay Gehlot (L) joins Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal at an event ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal speaks at an event ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls, in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actress Dia Mirza gets emotional during the Jaipur Literature Festival at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur.

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Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses the media on CAA and NRC issue during a press conference at state BJP office, in New Delhi. BJP leader Vijay Goel (L) is also seen.

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Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses the media on CAA and NRC issue during a press conference at state BJP office, in New Delhi.

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Police baton charge Bihar Electricity Board employees protesting against the privatisation of power sector, in Patna.

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RJD leader Rabri Devi along with daughter Misa Bharti leaves from Birsa Munda International Airport to meet her husband and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, convicted in four fodder scam cases, at a jail in Ranchi.

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Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Singh Thakur presents the Certificates of Merit to Anchita Pandoh, Deputy Commissioner of ACC Export, New Delhi, at the Investiture Ceremony and International Customs Day 2020, in New Delhi. Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey is also seen.

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Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Singh Thakur addresses during the Investiture Ceremony and International Customs Day 2020, in New Delhi.

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People queue up to purchase face masks outside a shop in Hong Kong. Hong Kong announced it would bar entry to visitors from the mainland province at the center of the outbreak of a viral disease. Travel agencies were ordered to cancel group tours nationwide following a warning the virus's ability to spread was increasing.

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Bride Josefina Spittank, 2nd of right, smiles besides guests during a symbolic wedding as they celebrate the story of 'Bird's Wedding' (Vogelhochzeit) in Crostwitz, eastern Germany. The children of the Sorbs, a national German minority located near the German-Polish border, thank birds, that according to a legend, give the children sweets in return for being fed during winter. The children's costumes are equivalents to the original costumes of a Sorbs marriage.

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In this file photo, Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant (24) hugs his daughter Gianna on the court in warm-ups before first half NBA All-Star Game basketball action in Toronto. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and several others are dead after their helicopter went down in Southern California on Sunday.

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Protestors holding placards take part in a rally against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), in Mumbai, late Sunday.

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Firefighters work the scene of a helicopter crash where former NBA star Kobe Bryant died in Calabasas, California.

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People gather at a memorial for Kobe Bryant near Staples Center in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday.

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Fans stand for a moment of silence honoring Kobe Bryant before an NBA basketball game between the Orlando Magic and the LA Clippers in Orlando, Florida.

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In this image taken from video made available by Ankara Municipality Fire Department shows a rescuer pulling out a girl from the rubble of a collapsed building, in Elazig, Turkey. A two-year-old girl and her mother were pulled from the rubble of an apartment building on Saturday more than 24 hours after an earthquake struck eastern Turkey. Various earthquake monitoring centres gave magnitudes of the quake ranging from 6.5 to 6.8.

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Rescue workers continue to look for people trapped under debris following a strong earthquake that destroyed several buildings on Friday, in Elazig.

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Supporters gather to pay tribute to Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala prior the French League One soccer match between Nantes against Bordeaux at La Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western France. Nantes paid an emotional tribute to Emiliano Sala by wearing a special blue and white shirt representing the Argentina team's colors during its home game against Bordeaux. Sala died after the single-engine aircraft carrying him from Nantes to his new club Cardiff crashed near the Channel Island of Guernsey on Jan. 21 last year.

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Riot police stand guard during a protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong. Protesters gathered in Mong Kok, Kowloon district of Hong Kong, marking four years since authorities faced furious crowds over a dispute about pop-up snack stands.

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Flowers and memorabilia adorn a sidewalk shrine as fans of Kobe Bryant mourn in front of his image at at the LALive area across from Staples Center, home of the Los Angeles Lakers, after word of the Lakers star's death in a helicopter crash, in downtiown Los Angeles.

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Security officials wear face masks as they march in formation near Tiananmen Gate adjacent to Tiananmen Square in Beijing. China expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by postponing the end of this week's Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection as the death toll rose to 80.

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Mushers race along the trail in the 2020 John Beargreas Sled Dog marathon outside Duluth, Minn. The unseasonably warm temperatures are great for the spectators, but a little warm for the dogs. Several dozen teams are hitting the trail and many will run through the night when the temperatures are cooler.

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PSG's Kylian Mbappe, center, kicks the ball during the French League One soccer match between Lille and PSG at the Lille Metropole stadium, in Villeneuve d'Ascq, northern France.

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PSG's Neymar controls the ball during the French League One soccer match between Lille and PSG at the Lille Metropole stadium, in Villeneuve d'Ascq, northern France.

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Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, 2nd right, shoots to hit the crossbar during an English FA Cup fourth round soccer match between Manchester City and Fulham at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric gestures during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and Real Madrid at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Gabriela Quintero, left, and Rodrigo Sanchez of Rodrigo y Gabriela pose in the press room with the award for best contemporary instrumental album for "Mettavolution" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Priyanka Chopra, left, and Nick Jonas arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Rosalia accepts the award for best Latin rock, urban, or alternative album for "El Mal Querer" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Hildur Gudnadottir accepts the award for best score soundtrack for visual media for "Chernobyl" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Kevin Jonas, left, and Danielle Jonas arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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DJ Khaled poses in the press room with the award for best rap/sung performance for "Higher" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Billie Eilish, left, and Finneas O'Connell accept the award for album of the year for "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Looking on at right is presenter LL Cool J.

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Davey Faragher, from left, Elvis Costello, Pete Thomas and Steve Nieve of Elvis Costello & The Imposters, pose in the press room with the award for best traditional pop vocal album for "Look Now" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Alicia Keys, from left, and Dua Lipa present Billie Eilish with the award for best new artist at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Dan + Shay pose in the press room with the award for best country duo/group performance for "Speechless" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Lizzo, center, performs at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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The family of the late Nipsey Hussle, Margaret Boutte, Emani Asghedom, Samantha Smith and Lauren London pose in the press room on behalf of Nipsey Hussle with the award for best rap performance for "Racks in the Middle" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Kevin Jonas, from left, Nick Jonas and Joe Jonas, of the Jonas Brothers, arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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H.E.R. performs "Sometimes" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Ariana Grande, center, performs a medley at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Camila Cabello performs "First Man" at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Lilly Singh gives out candy from her purse as she arrives at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Misty Copeland, center, performs at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Shania Twain, left, and Bebe Rexha present the award for best country duo/group performance at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Nobel laureate Abhijit V Banerjee speaks during Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2020 at Victoria memorial in Kolkata.

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Nobel laureate Abhijit V Banerjee speaks during Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2020 at Victoria memorial in Kolkata.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during a pro-CAA rally, in Mangaluru.

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BJP leader Vijay Goel during an election campaign ahead of the forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections, in East Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah presides over the signing of a historic agreement between Government of India, Government of Assam and Bodo representatives, to end the over 50-year old Bodo crisis, in New Delhi. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and other dignitaries are also seen.

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Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani addresses a protest dharna against Citizenship Amendment Act, NRC and NPR at Saubzibagh, in Patna.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performs Ganga Aarti before setting off five-day Ganga Yatra under the 'Namami Ganga' campaign, in Bijnor.

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Artists from Patna perform a play during the World Ramayana Conference at Manas Bhawan Auditorium, Jabalpur.

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Hospital staff chat outside an isolation ward where people who returned from China are kept under observation at the Government Fever Hospital in Hyderabad.

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Mumbai batsman Sarfaraz Khan celebrates his double century against Himachal Pradesh during the Ranji Trophy Match at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala.

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Indian National Congress candidate from Kalkaji constituency Shivani Chopra during an election campaign ahead of the forthcoming State Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actor Pooja Bhatt attends the constitutional conference against NRC- CAA, in Mumbai.

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Trinamool Mohila Congress activists celebrate after a resolution was passed against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in its assembly, in Kolkata.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah presides over the signing of a historic agreement between Government of India, Government of Assam and Bodo representatives, to end the over 50-year old Bodo crisis, in New Delhi. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and other dignitaries are also seen.

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Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro and his daughters pose for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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(R-L) Congress leaders Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Rahul Gandhi, party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and others leave from the office of National Human Rights Commission of India, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah with party candidate Manish Choudhary (R) during an election campaign ahead of the forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections, at Rithala constituency in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah (C) with party candidate Manish Choudhary (L) during an election campaign ahead of the forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections, at Rithala constituency in New Delhi.

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President of National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) Govinda Basumatary (L) and President of the United Bodo People's Organization (UBPO) Mihiniswar Basumatary(C) sign an accord with the Center and State government to facilitate all-round development of the Bodo areas, their language and culture without compromising the territorial integrity of Assam, in New Delhi.

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President of National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) Govinda Basumatary (C) and President of the United Bodo People's Organization (UBPO) Mihiniswar Basumatary (R) sign an accord with the Center and State government to facilitate all-round development of the Bodo areas, their language and culture without compromising the territorial integrity of Assam, in New Delhi.

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