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Jan 09, 2021

Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan (2nd L) and Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi (L) along with others during the inauguration of Bindusagar-Pond cleaning drive, in Bhubaneswar.

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Exhibitors at SITEX-2021 (Surat International Textile Expo) in Surat.

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Buses parked at a bus stand after the town received fresh snowfall, at Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district.

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BJP National President JP Nadda being shown a pumpkin and other vegetables by party General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya at a Krishak Suraksha Sabha at Katwa, in Burdwan district of West Bengal.

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A worker wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant inside Lucknow Zoo in the wake of Avian Influenza outbreak, in Lucknow.

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Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis visits Bhandara General Hospital after a fire broke out in the special newborn care unit in today's early hours, in Bhandara district. Ten babies, aged between one month and three months, died in the incident.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar along with JD(U) National President RCP Singh, state party President Bashistha Narain Singh and others during party state council meeting, in Patna.

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Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha interacts with the girls contingent during the launch of their ski course and training in Gulmarg, at Raj Bhawan in Jammu.

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Chickens being carried in a van at Ghazipur Murga Mandi, in New Delhi. Despite the outbreak of avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, in several parts of India, poultry business is running as usual at the Murga Mandi.

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A health worker waits for hermits to collect their samples for COVID-19 testing, at Babughat transit camp in Kolkata.

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BJP National President J.P. Nadda and party leaders have lunch at a farmer's house in Jagadanandapur village, in East Burdwan district.

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A rickshaw puller with the Tricolor during Congress party's protest march in support of farmers' ongoing agitation against the new farm laws, in Amritsar.

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Police officers investigate the scene after a fire broke out at District General Hospital in Bhandara, about 70 kilometres from Nagpur. A fire broke out in the intensive care unit of a government-run hospital in western India early Saturday, killing 10 infants, police and news reports said. Firefighters rescued seven babies from the newborn care unit of the hospital.

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J & K BJP President Ravinder Raina addresses a press conference, in Jammu.

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People carry the coffin of a coal mine worker, who along with others was killed by gunmen near the Machh coal field in Quetta, Pakistan. Hundreds of Pakistani Shiites gathered to bury 11 coal miners from the minority Hazara community who were killed by the Islamic State group, ending over a week of protests that sought to highlight the minority community's plight.

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Participants ride a Jet Ski during the 5-day Adventure Tourism Festival, in Agartala.

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Women along with children look for clothes from charred remains at a gutted shop after a fire broke out near the Gandhi Mandapam at the seashore in Kanyakumari. Nearly 70 shops were gutted in the fire.

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Workers load chickens in a van-rickshaw, at Ghazipur Murga Mandi, in New Delhi. Despite the outbreak of avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, in several parts of India, poultry business is running as usual at the Murga Mandi.

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A worker carries chickens at Ghazipur Murga Mandi, in New Delhi.

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Amram Cohen gives a "thumbs up" after receiving a Pfizer COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine at a vaccination center in Jerusalem. Israel has seen a surge in cases, leading authorities to tighten an already existing lockdown. Most schools and businesses will be closed starting Friday, with public gatherings restricted for a two-week period.

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Syrian graffiti artist Aziz Al-Asmar, front, finishes work on his depiction of the events in Washington after the US president Donald Trump's supporters stormed the Capitol, on a wall of a house destroyed in an airstrike, in Binish, Idlib province, Syria.

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A man wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus gets a massage after attending Catholic mass in downtown Manila, Philippines.

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Thousands of Catholic devotees line up as they celebrate the feast day of the Black Nazarene at the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in downtown Manila, Philippines. Hundreds of church workers and police were spread around the area to maintain order and enforce strict social distancing health protocols. The annual procession has been cancelled amid the threat of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in one of Asia's biggest religious events.

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In this photo taken with slow shutter speed, hot lava flows down from the crater of Mount Merapi as its activity continues since local geological authority raised the alert level of the volcano to the second-highest level in November, in Sleman, Indonesia. Merapi is one of the most volatile among the country's more than 120 volcanoes.

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Migrants cook inside a makeshift shelter at the Lipa camp, outside Bihac, Bosnia. A fresh spate of snowy and very cold winter weather on has brought more misery for hundreds of migrants who have been stuck for days in a burnt out camp in northwest Bosnia waiting for heating and other facilities.

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A bus drive shovels snow off the street for the bus to go through in Toyama, Japan.

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A jogger runs in the business district during a snowfall in Madrid, Spain. Spain is on high alert Friday as a cold snap is covering much of the country with snow, causing disruptions in road, sea and air traffic while authorities warn that the worst may still be coming over the weekend.

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Pedestrians wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, walk through a snow covered park as temperatures hover around zero degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit), Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Sunlit are the trees on the left and right of the federal road B317 which is little used despite the beautiful weather in Feldberg, Germany. After a long period with dense fog, the Black Forest shows today from the sunny side.

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People walk through the snow-covered St Nicholas' Park, in Warwick, England.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inauguration of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Charred remains of furniture and other equipments inside the new born babies care unit of the Bhandara District General Hospital after a fire which broke out in the wee hours, in Bhandara district of Maharashtra. 10 infants died in the incident.

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Rescue works underway after a fire broke out in the new born babies' care unit of the Bhandara District General Hospital in the wee hours, in Bhandara district of Maharashtra. 10 infants died in the incident.

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

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A farmer gets a shave during the ongoing agitation against new farm laws, at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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'Nihangs' during farmers' ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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

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File photo of veteran Congress leader Madhavsingh Solanki, who passed away at his residence in Gandhinagar. Solanki, who also served as the External Affairs Minister of India and as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for four times, was 93.

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Women along with children look for clothes from charred remains at a gutted shop after a fire broke out near the Gandhi Mandapam at the seashore in Kanyakumari. Nearly 70 shops were gutted in the fire.

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Police officers investigate the scene after a fire broke out at District General Hospital in Bhandara, about 70 kilometres from Nagpur. A fire broke out in the intensive care unit of a government-run hospital in western India early Saturday, killing 10 infants, police and news reports said. Firefighters rescued seven babies from the newborn care unit of the hospital.

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A hot-air balloon prepares for the take-off during the 5-day Adventure Tourism Festival, in Agartala.

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Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy leads a protest by Congress party and its allies against Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, in Puducherry.

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Joint Secretary of All India Congress Committee and National In-charge of Youth Congress Krishna Allavaru and National President of Indian Youth Congress Srinivas BV along with others launch IYC's nationwide campaign 'Ek Mutthi Mitti Shaheedon Ke Naam' during a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Women prepare rice by at traditional 'dhekis' for Bhogali Bihu festival in Guwahati.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Arabia's King Salman receives the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Neom, Saudi Arabia.

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President-elect Joe Biden removes his face mask to speak during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del to announce key administration posts.

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In response to riots at the Capitol on Wednesday, a group holds a large banner urging President Donald Trump to be removed from office, as they protest near the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

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Catholics wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus try to get a glimpse of the the Black Nazarene at the Santa Cruz Church in Manila, Philippines, a day before the feast day. The annual Jan. 9 procession attended by tens of thousands of devotees has been cancelled amid the threat of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in one of Asia's biggest religious events. Several Black Nazarene replicas have been placed around churches as the government asks devotees to pray at their communities instead of going to downtown Quiapo where the original image stays.

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In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, traders Robert Charmak, left, and Gregory Rowe work on the trading floor. U.S. stocks are drifting near their record highs on Friday, following a sober reminder of how many jobs the pandemic is destroying, as Wall Street balances expectations for the economy's potentially brighter future against its current pain.

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This image shows the suspended Twitter account of President Donald Trump. On Friday, the social media company permanently suspended Trump from its platform, citing "risk of further incitement of violence".

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Indian team coach Ravi Shastri, right, talks with a colleague ahead of play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Indian players place their pink caps into a bowl for Jane McGrath Day ahead of play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane reacts as he is out bowled by Australia's Pat Cummins during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara reacts as he avoids a ball while batting during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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India's Rishabh Pant, right, receives treatment to his arm after he was hit while batting during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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India's Rishabh Pant, left, hits the ball to be out caught for 36 runs during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Australia's Pat Cummins celebrates after dismissing India's Cheteshwar Pujara during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Australia's Will Pucovski falls while batting during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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India's Mohammed Siraj, left, celebrates after dismissing Australia's Will Pucovski, right, during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, workers walk past a temporary COVID-19 testing laboratory built on an indoor tennis court in Shijiazhuang in northern China's Hebei Province. Chinese authorities have asked residents in two cities south of Beijing to stay home for seven days as they try to stamp out a COVID-19 outbreak in which more than 300 people have tested positive in the past week.The cities of Shijiazhuang and Xingtai in Hebei province are restricting people to their communities and villages and have banned gatherings, according to notices they posted on social media.

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President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet and Cabinet-level picks.

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Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane places his pink cap into a bowl for Jane McGrath Day ahead of play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane reacts as he is out bowled by Australia's Pat Cummins during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Australia's Josh Hazlewood, centre, celebrates after running out India's Hanuma Vihari during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Australia's Josh Hazlewood, centre, is congratulated by teammate Patrick Cummins after running out India's Hanuma Vihari during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Australia's Marnus Labuschagne bowls during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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India's Rishabh Pant hits the ball for four runs during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

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Australian captain and wicketkeeper Tim Paine, right, reacts as India's Cheteshwar Pujara hits the ball during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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India's Rishabh Pant, left, is given a pain killing tablet during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Australia's Mitchell Starc, centre, celebrates with teammate Marnus Labuschagne after dismissing India's Navdeep Saini, right, for three runs during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja bats during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Australia's Will Pucovski celebrates the run out of India's Jasprit Bumrah during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Australia's Marnus Labuschagne, second right, is congratulated by teammate David Warner, right, after running out India's Jasprit Bumrah during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

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India's Mohammed Siraj bats during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Indian players embrace ahead of Australia's second innings during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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India's Mohammed Siraj, left, celebrates after dismissing Australia's Will Pucovski, right, during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia.

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Australia's Marnus Labuschagne plays a sweep shot during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin appeals to umpire Paul Reiffel, left, successfully for an LBW decision against Australia's David Warner, not pictured, during play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

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Australia's not out batsmen Marnus Labuschagne, left, and Steve Smith walk from the field at the close of play on day three of the third cricket test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

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

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

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

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

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

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A farmer gets a shave during the ongoing agitation against new farm laws, at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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Farmers from Haryana take part in a recreational activity during their ongoing agitation against new farm laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Kristian Fardal Opseth of Bengaluru FC and Narayan Das of SC East Bengal in action during a match of the Hero Indian Super League, at Fatorda Stadium in Goa.

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Bright Enobkhare of SC East Bengal and Suresh Wangjam of Bengaluru FC in action during a match of the Hero Indian Super League, at Fatorda Stadium in Goa.

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BSF personnel with Pakistan Rangers before handing over six Pakistani youths, who had 'inadvertently' crossed over to the Indian side from along the international border in Punjab, in Attari.

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Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani at the inauguration of SITEX-2021 (Surat International Textile Expo) in Surat.

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People take part in a torch march in support of farmers protest against the new farm laws, in Jalandhar.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami along with Deputy CM Panneerselvam during AIADMK General Council meeting, in Chennai.

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Players in action during the ice hockey tournament, in Leh.

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Border Security Force handed over six Pakistani youths, who had 'inadvertently' crossed over to the Indian side from along the international border in Punjab, to the Pakistan Rangers, in Attari.

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BJP National President JP Nadda during a press conference, in Burdwan district of West Bengal.

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy goes through all government files during a protest against Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, in Puducherry.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a meeting with Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, at his residence in Bhopal.

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People participate in a candlelight vigil in memory of farmers who lost their lives during their ongoing agitation against the new farm laws, near Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar.

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Author Arundhati Roy joins farmers' ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Tikri Border in New Delhi.

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Farmers burn copies of the new agricultural reform laws as they celebrate Lohri festival during a demonstration against the central government, on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Farmers stage a protest against the new farm laws, in Beawar.

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Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar addresses farmers during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Tikri border in New Delhi.

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Farmers from Haryana take part in a recreational activity during their ongoing agitation against new farm laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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A farmer takes rest during the ongoing agitation against the new farm laws, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Vice-Chancellor of Visva-Bharati University Bidyut Chakrabarty (C) with teachers, staff members and students during a demonstration against the state government, inside Chhatim Tala in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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Women take selfies during the launch of pink city buses for women and senior citizens under the Bhraman Sarathi scheme, at Khanapara in Guwahati.

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Staff members paste a poster on social distancing as part of preparations ahead of the school reopening, in Ahmedabad.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addresses JD(U) state council meeting, at party office in Patna.

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BJP National President J.P. Nadda offers prayers at Sarbamangala Temple, in Bardhaman.

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An official picks a dead crow at Ramniwas Garden, in Jaipur. An alert has been sounded across the country after the detection of bird flu cases in six states.

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A dead crow at Ramniwas Garden, in Jaipur. An alert has been sounded across the country after the detection of bird flu cases in six states.

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A flock of migratory birds huddle together on snow covered Dal Lake after the fresh snowfall, in Srinagar.

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Women stand in a corridor at the Bhandara General Hospital, where a fire broke out, in Bhandara district. Ten infants died after a fire broke out in the special newborn care unit of hospital in the wee hours of Saturday.

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Charred remains of furniture and other equipments at the Bhandara General Hospital, where a fire broke out, in Bhandara district. Ten infants died after a fire broke out in the special newborn care unit of hospital in the wee hours of Saturday.

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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh visits the Bhandara General Hospital, where a fire broke out, in Bhandara district. Ten infants died after a fire broke out in the special newborn care unit of hospital in the wee hours of Saturday.

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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh interacts with staff members, at Bhandara General Hospital in Bhandara district, Saturday. Ten babies, aged between one month and three months, died after a fire broke out in the special newborn care unit in today's early hours.

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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh interacts with staff members, at Bhandara General Hospital in Bhandara district. Ten babies, aged between one month and three months, died after a fire broke out in the special newborn care unit in today's early hours.

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In this photo provided by Press Information Department, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, center, and other officials listen to families of the Shiite Hazara community's coal mine workers, who were killed by gunmen near the Machh coal field, at a meeting, in Quetta, Pakistan. Hundreds of Pakistani Shiites gathered to bury 11 coal miners from the minority Hazara community who were killed by the Islamic State group, ending over a week of protests that sought to highlight the minority community's plight.

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