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Oct 17, 2020

RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav (R) and Congress General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala (C) during a joint press conference ahead of Bihar Assembly elections, in Patna.

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Former Chief Minister and Madhya Pradesh Congress President Kamal Nath with party leader Digvijay Singh releases the party manifesto 'Vachan Patra' for upcoming 28 Assembly by-polls, in Bhopal

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Devotees offer prayers at Jhandewalan Temple on the first day of Navratri festival, in New Delhi.

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Farmers shout slogans during the ongoing 'Rail Roko' protest over the farm reform bills, at Devi Dass Pura village in Amritsar.

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Ex-servicemen and their relatives during a sit-protest near Mahatma Gandhi statue, demanding an immediate release of Balwinder Singh who was arrested in BJP's recent protest rally, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel urge devotees to maintain social distancing as they arrive to perform rituals at Goddess Alopi Devi Shakti Peeth Temple on the occasion of Shardiya Navratri festival, in Prayagraj

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Devotee offers prayers for 'Kalash Sthapna' on the first day of Navratri festival, at Khermai Temple in Jabalpur.

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Devotees stand in queues to offer prayers at Budhiya Mata Temple on the occasion of Navratri festival, in Gorakhpur.

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Smoke rises from burning garbage, in New Delhi. Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on North Delhi Municipal Corporation for not taking necessary actions against garbage burning at Kirari village in northwest Delhi.

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Devotees take holy dips in Ganga river as they perform rituals on the first day of Navratri festival, in Prayagraj.

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Madhya Pradesh BJP President V D Sharma addresses a press conference in connection with bypolls to 28 Assembly seats, in Bhopal.

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Priests offer prayers at the 700 years old Deori Temple on the occasion of Shardiya Navratri festival, at Tamar area near about 60km away from Ranchi.

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Devotees at Vaishno Devi Bhawan on the occasion of Navratri festival, at Katra in Reasi district,

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flags off eight chariots with idols of Goddess Durga on the first day of Navratri festival, at Jhandewalan Temple in New Delhi.

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Devotees get their hands sanitized as they visit Ma Durga temple on the first day of the Novratri festival, in Varanasi.

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BJP General Secretary Bhupender Yadav (C) with state party President Sanjay Jaiswal (R) and MP Manoj Tiwari launch 'E Kamal' newsletter and promotional music, ahead of the Bihar Assembly Election, in Patna

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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat, State BJP President Banshidhar Bhagat and other leaders take part in the rituals for foundation stone laying of the Uttarakhand BJP office, in Dehradun.

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LJP Chief Chirag Paswan performs rituals for his late father and former Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, in Patna.

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LJP President Chirag Paswan performs rituals for his late father and former Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, at Janardan Ghat Digha in Patna.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa offers special prayers to Goddess Chamundeswai atop Chamundi Hill for a traditional start of the Dasara Navratri festivities, in Mysuru.

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Devotees arrive to pay obeisance to Lord Bankey Bihari at Bankey Bihari temple after it reopened, during Unlock 5, in Vrindavan.

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Devotees wait for their turn to pay obeisance to Lord Bankey Bihari at Bankey Bihari temple after it reopened, during Unlock 5, in Vrindavan.

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An IAF plane carries essential commodities of the winter season for the soldiers posted at forward posts, in Leh.

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Members of various farmers’ organizations block the National Highway (NH7) Toll Gate during their 'chakka jam' protest against the Central Government over the new farm laws, near Rajpura in Patiala district.

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Pilgrims wave as they walk towards Mata Vaishno Devi temple, on the occasion of Navratri festival, at Katra about 45km from Jammu.

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Smoke rises from live mortar shells, destroyed by Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) of Indian Army, at Line of Control (LoC) Balnoi village of Mendhar subdivision in Poonch district

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A monorail during a trial run ahead of the resumption of services from Chembur to Jacob Circle during Unlock 5, in Mumbai.

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Devotees maintaining social distancing visits the Kalibari temple on the first day of the Navratri festival in Shimla.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar waves at crowd during an election campaign rally, at Nabinagar in Aurangabad district.

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Supporters wave as Bihar CM Nitish Kumar arrives in a helicopter for an election rally ahead of State Assembly elections, in Rohtas district.

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A residential colony is submerged with floodwater following heavy rains, in Hyderabad.

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Women prepare 'chapati' as they block a railway track during the ongoing 'Rail Roko' protest over the recent farm reform bills, at Devi Dass Pura village in Amritsar district.

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CPI National Executive Member Syed Azeez Pasha and others participate demanding construction of retaining and protection walls along the banks of Musi river, in Hyderabad

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren hands over a cheque to a beneficiary under Pradhan Mantri Swanidhi Yojna, in Deoghar.

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Devotees stand in a queue to offer prayers at Sabarimala temple after the Lord Ayyappa temple opened after remaining closed for over six months due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Pathanamthitta district.

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An anti-smog gun sprays water into the air to reduce air-pollution, at Ring Road in New Delhi.

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A metro train leaves a station after Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) allowed resumption of its services from Oct. 19, at Andheri station in Mumbai.

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An employee sanitises a platform after Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) allowed resumption of metro train services in the Versova- Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor from Oct. 19, at Andheri station in Mumbai.

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An employee sanitises a coach after Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) allowed resumption of metro train services in the Versova- Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor from Oct. 19, at Andheri station in Mumbai.

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A metro train arrives at a station after Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) allowed resumption of metro train services in the Versova- Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor from Oct. 19, at Andheri station in Mumbai.

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Devotees undergo thermal screening as they arrive to offer prayers at Sheetla Mata Mandir on the first day of Navratri festival, in Gurugram.

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Workers clean a coach of Tejas Express train after IRCTC resumes its services from today onwards, during Unlock 5, at Mumbai central railway station in Mumbai.

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View of floating market on its re-opening day, after being damaged in Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata

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All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) co-ordinator and Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam along with party's senior leaders pays tribute during the celebration of party's foundation day, in Chennai

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Jan Adhikar Party Chief Pappu Yadav addresses an election campaign rally at Wazirganj Vidhan Sabha constituency, ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, in Gaya.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Quinton de Kock after wining a match against Kolkata Knight Riders during Indian Premier League (IPL), at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) batsmen Quinton de Kock and Hardik Pandya after wining the match against Kolkata Knight Riders during Indian Premier League (IPL), at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Quinton de Kock celebrates after wining a match against Kolkata Knight Riders during Indian Premier League (IPL), at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Kolkata Knight Riders team owner Shah Rukh Khan and his daughter Suhana Khan watch a cricket match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians (MI) during Indian Premier League (IPL), at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Kolkata Knight Riders team owner Shah Rukh Khan watches the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians (MI) during Indian Premier League (IPL), at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Quinton de Kock raises his bat after scoring a fifty during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Rohit Sharma plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) batsmen Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Quinton de Kock plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Quinton de Kock plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Rohit sharma plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Pat Cummins raises his bat after scoring a fifty during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Mumbai Indians, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Mumbai Indians, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen Eoin Morgan and Pat Cummin during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Mumbai Indians, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Spain's Carolina Marin in action against Beiwen Zhang from the US during their women's singles match at the Danisa Denmark Open Badminton in Odense, Denmark.

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India's Kidambi Srikanth in action against Taiwan's Chou Tien Chen during their men's singles match at the Danisa Denmark Open Badminton in Odense, Denmark.

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A man walks past a house destroyed by shelling by Azerbaijan's artillery during a military conflict in Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. 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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Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Pat Cummins plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match against Mumbai Indians, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) players celebrate the wicket of Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Nitish Rana during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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Mumbai Indians (MI) player Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the wicket of Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Andre Russell during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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In this photo provided by the Armenian Prime Minister Press Service via PAN Photo, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, center, poses for a photo with reservists of Armenian army before their leaving for Nagorno-Karabakh, in Yerevan, Armenia. Nagorno-Karabakh lies within Azerbaijan but has been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since a war there ended in 1994. The latest outburst of fighting began on Sept. 27 and has involved heavy artillery, rockets and drones, killing hundreds.

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President Donald Trump addresses supporters during a campaign rally at the Ocala International Airport, in Ocala, Fla.

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People demonstrate on the street to protest against police brutality in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian protests against police brutality continued Friday for the ninth day, with demonstrators fending off attacks from gangs suspected to be backed by the police, warnings from the Nigerian military, and a government order to stop because of COVID-19.

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Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to President Donald Trump, places an order at Graeter's ice cream shop in Mariemont, Ohio, after speaking at a campaign rally, in Cincinnati.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden holds up a face mask as he speaks at Beech Woods Recreation Center, in Southfield, Mich.

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Spain's Carolina Marin returns a shot to Germany's Yvonne Li, during a Women's single semifinal badminton match of the Denmark Open 2020, in Odense, Denmark.

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Germany's Yvonne Li, returns a shot to Spain's Carolina Marin during a Women's single semifinal badminton match of the Denmark Open 2020, in Odense, Denmark.

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An Azerbaijani soldier walks amongst debris as they try to find survivors from destroyed houses in a residential area in Ganja, Azerbaijan's second largest city, near the border with Armenia, after rocket fire overnight by Armenian forces for second time in a week, early. Azerbaijan has accused Armenia of striking its second-largest city with a ballistic missile that killed at least 13 civilians and wounded 50 others in a new escalation of their conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers at Bahuchar Mata Temple on the first day of Navratri festival, at Mansa in Gandhinagar district.

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