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Oct 14, 2020

Rescue operation being carried out for locals to move them to safer places following heavy rain, at Singareni Colony in Hyderabad.

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Rescue operation being carried out for locals to move them to safer places following heavy rain, at Al Jubail colony in Hyderabad.

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Rescue operation being carried out for locals to move them to safer places following heavy rain, at Al Jubail colony in Hyderabad.

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Durgam Cheruvu Cable Bridge submerged with floodwater following heavy rain, in Hyderabad.

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Doors of the historic Himayatsagar opened after a gap of nearly a decade following heavy rain, in Hyderabad.

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Villagers evacuate a flood-affected area following release of excess water from Pulichintala Project into Krishna river, after heavy rainfall, in Guntur district.

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All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen President Asaduddin Owaisi supervises the rescue work following heavy rains, at Falaknuma Chandrangutta in the old city of Hyderabad.

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Farmers block rail tracks during their agitation over new farm laws, in Bathinda.

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Floodwater gushes through a street following heavy rains, at Falaknuma, in Hyderabad.

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Vehicles lie partially submerged in floodwater following heavy rains, at Falaknuma, in Hyderabad.

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KPCC President DK Shivakumar (R) and senior party leader Siddaramaiah (L) with Congress candidate Kusuma Ravi, wife of deceased IAS officer DK Ravi, for Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency after she filed nomination papers ahead of by-polls in Karnataka, in Bengaluru.

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A man struggles to stay afloat in gushing floodwater following heavy rains, at Falaknuma, in Hyderabad.

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Jan Adhikar Party chief Pappu Yadav hugs Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad during Progressive Democratize Alliance (PDA) press conference for Bihar assembly elections, in Patna.

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A car lies buried under an uprooted tree after heavy rain, at Noor Khan Bazar in Hyderabad.

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View of a renovated pathway as part of a beautification drive at Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, BJP State Unit President Nalin Kumat Kateel and others hand over the B-form to party candidate for Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency Munirathna Naidu ahead of by-polls in Karnataka, in Bengaluru.

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JD(S) candidate for Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency Krishnamurthy along with former CM H D Kumaraswamy arrives to file nomination papers ahead of by-polls in Karnataka, in Bengaluru.

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BJP candidate for Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency Munirathna Naidu along with Deputy CM CN Ashwath Narayan (L) files his nomination papers ahead of by-polls in Karnataka, in Bengaluru.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's followers wave as he arrives in a helicopter during an election rally, in Banka.

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A street vendor sells bubble makers in a crowded market, ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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BJP candidate for Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency Munirathna Naidu being garlanded by party workers before filing nomination papers ahead of by-polls in Karnataka, in Bengaluru.

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People gather after a road caved-in following incessant rainfall across the state, at Gaganpahad-Shamshabad Road near Hyderabad.

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Police personnel use water cannons to disperse the NSUI and Youth Congress activists protesting against the Madhya Pradesh government, in Jabalpur.

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A bus damaged after a road caved-in following incessant rainfall across the state, at Gaganpahad-Shamshabad Road near Hyderabad.

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Members of All India Mahila Samskrutika Sanghatane raise slogans during a protest against increasing alleged atrocities on women and demanded stringent punishment to the culprits in Hathras case, in Bengaluru.

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Subhashini Raj Rao (C), daughter of Loktantrik Janata Dal chief Sharad Yadav, joins Congress in New Delhi.

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Subhashini Raj Rao, daughter of Loktantrik Janata Dal chief Sharad Yadav, joins Congress in New Delhi.

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RJD leader and candidate from Raghopur constituency Tejashwi Yadav with his elder brother Tej Pratap flashes the victory sign after filing nomination papers for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections, in Hajipur district.

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A metro train runs on a track in hazy weather, in New Delhi. The national capital's air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category on Wednesday morning, even as pollution levels dipped slightly.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar waves to his supporters during an election rally, in Banka.

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Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai inspect the redevelopment project sites of Chandni Chowk, in New Delhi.

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All Bengal Electricity Consumers Association (ABECA) members block a city street during a protest over electricity tariff hike, in Kolkata.

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An artist decorates the idols of Goddess Durga ahead of the Durga Puja festival at Kumartuli, in Kolkata.

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An artist paints an idol of Goddess Durga ahead of the Durga Puja festival at Kumartuli, in Kolkata.

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BJP National President J P Nadda addresses during the inauguration of 'Akhil Bhartiya Mandal Prashikshan Shivir Yojna', BJP's Central Training Workshop at party headquarters, in New Delhi.

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Applicants submit their documents for the post of assistant teacher under UP Basic Education Board, in Prayagraj.

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A view of of a metro train amidst heavy smog and low visibility, at Anand Vihar, in Delhi.

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A man, right, sits on a bamboo bed as his wife, left, who wades through their flooded home following recent rains on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A Cambodian disaster official said that more than 10,000 people have been evacuated to safety places after a tropical storm hit the country, causing the flash flood.

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A firefighter battles flames in Cordoba, Argentina. The Cordoba province has reported nearly 50,000 hectares in fires since the beginning of the year.

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Anti-government protesters preparing to march from Democracy Monument to government house in Bangkok, Thailand. Anti-government protesters began gathering Wednesday for a planned rally at Bangkok's Democracy Monument being held on the anniversary of a 1973 popular uprising that led to the ousting of a military dictatorship, amid a heavy police presence and fear of clashes with political opponents.

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A beekeeper extracts honey from a hive as a child determines its sweetness, at an apiary on the outskirts of Srinagar. Beekeeping, a traditional occupation passed on from previous generation, suffered a major blowback due to coronavirus lockdown.

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BJP National President J P Nadda during the inauguration of 'Akhil Bhartiya Mandal Prashikshan Shivir Yojna', BJP's Central Training Workshop at party headquarters, in New Delhi.

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A beekeeper extracts honey from a hive at an apiary, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Fishermen row their boats along the shoreline near Marine Drive, in Mumbai.

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A rickshaw driver reads a newspaper while waiting for passengers at a market in Lucknow.

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Laborers walk carrying vegetables at a market in Lucknow. India reports 63,509 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, maintaining a downward trend since last month. The Health Ministry raised India's confirmed total to more than 7.2 million on Wednesday.

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Vehicles ply on a road amid thick smog, in New Delhi.

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Vehicles ply on a road amid thick smog, in New Delhi.

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A view of of a metro train amidst heavy smog and low visibility, in New Delhi.

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A view of of a metro train amidst heavy smog and low visibility, in New Delhi.

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Vehicles ply on a road amid thick smog, in New Delhi.

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An artist gives finishing touches to an idol of Goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Birbhum district.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and BCCI Secretary Jay Shah watch a match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings during the Indian Premier League 2020, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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A beekeeper shows a hive of honeybees at an apiary, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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In this image made from video footage released by Roscosmos Space Agency, the Soyuz-2.1a rocket booster with the Soyuz MS-17 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station (ISS), blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. A trio of space travelers has launched successfully to the International Spce Station, for the first time using a fast-track maneuver to reach the orbiting outpost in just three hours. NASA's Kate Rubins and Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos lifted off as scheduled at 10:45 a.m. (1:45 a.m. EDT, 5:45 a.m. GMT) Wednesday from the Russia-leased Baikonur space launch facility in Kazakhstan for a six-month stint on the station.

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RJD leader and candidate from Raghopur constituency Tejashwi Yadav files his nomination papers for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections, in Patna.

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RJD leader and candidate from Raghopur constituency Tejashwi Yadav seeks blessings from his elder brother Tej Pratap as his mother Rabri Devi looks on, before filing his nomination papers, in Patna.

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Sunrisers Hyderbad player Syed Khaleel Ahmed bowls during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match against Chennai Super Kings, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Yogeshwar Mahato Batul is greeted by his supporters after he filed his nomination paper for by-polls from Bermo seat at Bermo subdivision constituency under Bokaro district.

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Defence Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar with US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Bajrang Dal activists raise slogans during a protest against 'derogatory remarks' by Jammu & Kashmir National Conference President Farooq Abdullah regarding Article 370, in Jammu.

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Chennai Super Kings batsman Sam Curran plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderbad player Sandeep Sharma celebrates the wicket of Chennai Super Kings batsman Faf du Plessis during the Indian Premier League 2020, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderbad player Sandeep Sharma and Chennai Super Kings batsman Sam Curran during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderbad player Sandeep Sharma celebrates the wicket of Chennai Super Kings batsman Sam Curran during the Indian Premier League 2020, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderbad player Sandeep Sharma celebrates the wicket of Chennai Super Kings batsman Sam Curran during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Chennai Super Kings batsman Shane Watson plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Chennai Super Kings batsman Shane Watson plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Chennai Super Kings batsman Ambati Rayudu plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderbad players celebrate the wicket of Chennai Super Kings batsman Ambati Rayudu during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderbad player Syed Khaleel Ahmed celebrates the wicket of Chennai Super Kings batsman Dwayne Bravo during the Indian Premier League 2020, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman David Warner takes a single during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match Chennai Super Kings, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Kane Williamson plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match Chennai Super Kings, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Jonny Bairstow plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match against Chennai Super Kings, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in Dubai.

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A firefighter battles flames in Cordoba, Argentina. The Cordoba province has reported nearly 50,000 hectares in fires since the beginning of the year.

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Muslim women shout slogans during a protest against the new Job Creation Law approved by Parliament last week in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of conservative Muslims marched in Indonesia's capital on Tuesday demanding that the government revoke the law they say will cripple labor rights.

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In this undated photo provided, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, visits the typhoon-ravaged rural town of Komdok, North Korea, to inspect recovery works. Kim's inspection was his first public activity after weekend celebrations marking his ruling party’s founding anniversary. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency.

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Supporters of President Donald Trump cheer as he arrives for a campaign rally at John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport, in Johnstown, Pa.

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Anti-government protesters hold the hands together for security during a protest near Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai political activists hope to keep up the momentum for their campaign for democratic change with their third major rally in the capital Bangkok on Wednesday.

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Supporters cheer as President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at John P. Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport in Johnstown, Pa.

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Pro-Armenian protesters display a banner while calling for an end to hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, during a demonstration next the French National Assembly in Paris. The latest outburst of fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces began Sept. 27 and marked the biggest escalation of the decades-old conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. The region lies in Azerbaijan but has been under control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since the end of a separatist war in 1994.

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Preparations are underway at PVR Vasant Kunj after authorities allowed its re-opening with certain restrictions during Unlock 5, in New Delhi.

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A PVR Cinemas employee sprays disinfectants on the seats of a cinema hall, after authorities allowed its re-opening with certain restrictions during Unlock 5, in New Delhi.

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PVR Cinemas employee wearing PPE kit sanitizes a cinema hall, as multiplexes prepare to re-open from Oct. 15 after nearly seven months of closure due to coronavirus lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Seats are set up for social distancing at PVR Cinemas, after authorities allowed its re-opening with certain restrictions during Unlock 5, in New Delhi.

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Staff at PVR Vasant Kunj seen wearing face shields to show their preparedness of reopening cinema halls amid the Covid-19 pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Employees wearing face shields, gloves and facemasks are seen at PVR Cinemas as multiplexes prepare to re-open from Oct. 15 after nearly seven months of closure due to coronavirus lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A PVR Cinemas employee sprays disinfectants on the seats of a cinema hall, after authorities allowed its re-opening with certain restrictions during Unlock 5, in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt spotted at Bandra, in Mumbai.

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Women take a selfie in front of the idol of Goddess Durga after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee virtually inaugurated their community Durga Puja, at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the inauguration of upcoming Durga Puja at Ahiritola Sarbojanin in North Kolkata.

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Sanitization of puja pandal before the Inauguration by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for upcoming Durga Puja at Ahiritola Sarbojanin in North Kolkata during the pandemic of Coronavirus.

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Farmers from Punjab stage a protest outside Krishi Bhawan after they walked out of a meeting with Agriculture Secretary over the new farm bills, in New Delhi.

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Students, who do not have access to mobile phones or laptops, attend their school classes at a mobile phone library, in Mumbai.

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Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and President of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti interacts with J&K National Conference President Farooq Abdullah and leader Omar Abdullah, at her residence in Srinagar. Union Territory administration revoked the Public Safety Act charges against Mufti, more than a year after she was detained following the abrogation of the special status of the erstwhile state.

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Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and President of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti interacts with senior party leaders, at her residence in Srinagar. Union Territory administration revoked the Public Safety Act charges against Mufti, more than a year after she was detained following the abrogation of the special status of the erstwhile state.

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