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Oct 09, 2019

A Coast guard ship halts in the sea as security personnel patrol the beach near the world-famous Mamallapuram heritage site, ahead of the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the seaside temple town of Mamallapuram.

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Knives and other sharp objects procured during a raid by Central Crime Branch in Parappana Agrahara Central Jail, Bengaluru. During the search, the team recovered 37 sharp-edged weapons, five cannabis smoking pipes and some cannabis, among others.

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A man covers himself with a plastic sheet as he crosses a road amid rains, in Kolkata.

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People shout slogans during an anti-Brexit protest outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. A small group of anti-Brexit campaigners has staged a protest at the European Commission's headquarters in Brussels asking for a rejection of British Prime minister Boris Johnson's proposals for his country's planned exit from the bloc.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets engineers of Indian-origin working at the Safran manufacturing facility in Paris, France.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets engineers of Indian origin working at the Safran manufacturing facility in Paris, France.

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A screen displays the laureates of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, from left, John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino "for the development of lithium-ion batteries", during a news conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden.

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PMC bank depositors protest outside Killa Court, in Mumbai. The court extended till October 14 the police custody of a former chairman of the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and two directors of HDIL, arrested in connection with the alleged Rs 4,355 crore scam at the bank.

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Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar addresses party volunteers for upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections in Pune.

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Jamuna Boro (in blue) of India is declared winner against Algeria's Ouidad Sfouh after their 54kg category bout at the AIBA Women's World Championships in Ulan-Ude, Russia. Boro defeated her opponent Sfouh 5-0 to enter the quarterfinals.

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Lovlina Borgohain (in blue) of India in action against Morocco's Oumayma Bel Ahbib in their 69kg category bout at the AIBA Women's World Championships in Ulan-Ude, Russia. Lovlina defeated her opponent Ahbib, 5-0 to enter the quarterfinals.

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Cows feed on tomatoes destroyed during the floods following heavy rain in Chimagalur, Karnataka.

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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray campaigns ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, in Sangamner constituency of Ahmednagar.

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Supporters surround a police bus carrying political activist Edward Leung as it leaves the High Court in Hong Kong. Several hundred masked protestors chanting for revolution have gathered at Hong Kong's High Court for the appeal hearing of an activist sentenced to six years in prison for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during a guided tour of the production facility of Safran, near Paris.

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DSGMC General Secretary S Harmeet Singh Kalka with other members during a press conference regarding the plan to take out a grand 'Nagar Kirtan' procession from the city to Nankana Sahib (in Pakistan), the birth place of Guru Nanak Dev, on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of the Sikhism founder, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar briefs the media on cabinet decisions, in New Delhi.

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A man walks by a sculpture of a jumping pig, by Dutch artist Jantien Mook, outside the EU headquarters in Brussels.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inspects the ceremonial Guard of Honour, in Paris.

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A leakage from a burst pipeline carrying water to a hydro-power plant in Assam's Dima Hasao district. At least three employees of the state-run North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) and another worker have gone missing after a large portion of the Kopili Hydro Electric Plant, including the entire pump house area, was inundated due to rupture in the pipeline that carries 12,000 litres of water per second.

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli bats during a practice session ahead of the second test match between India and South Africa in Pune.

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Former English cricketer Kevin Petersen during the launch of a new showroom of Hublot Watches, in Mumbai.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with his French counterpart Florence Parly ahead of 2nd Annual Defence Dialogue, in Paris.

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State Congress President G A Mir addresses a press conference, at the party office in Jammu.

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Union Minister and Patna Sahib MP Ravi Shankar Prasad meets with patients being treated for dengue, at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna. As per the state health department, around 250 dengue cases have been registered in Patna since September 27, when the downpour began and continued for the next couple of days.

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Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) workers spray bleaching powder at Rajendra Nagar area, in Patna. After severe floods, Bihar has been hit by a dengue outbreak with over 250 dengue cases registered in Patna since September 27.

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Leh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal (L) and Member of National Human Rights Commission Dyaneshwar Mule at 'Pune-Ladakh Building Future Together' event, in Pune.

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Leh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal being greeted on his arrival at 'Pune-Ladakh Building Future Together' event, in Pune.

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Students walk on a replica of a 16th century world map outside a train station in Oita, southern Japan.

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A local resident gets into his vehicle near a bushfire burning near Busbys Flat, Australia. Parts of Australia's east suffered widespread fire damage with up to 30 homes destroyed as out-of-control wildfires continued to ravage northern New South Wales state.

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli in action during a practice session ahead of India-South Africa second cricket test match in Pune.

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Indian cricket team fan Sudhir Kumar Chaudhary cheers during a practice session ahead of India-South Africa second cricket test match in Pune.

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Indian cricket team player Rohit Sharma in action during a practice session ahead of India-South Africa second cricket test match in Pune.

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and player Cheteshwar Pujara during a practice session ahead of India-South Africa second cricket test match in Pune.

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Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shashtri and captain Virat Kohli during a practice session ahead of India-South Africa second cricket test match in Pune.

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Indian cricket team Player Cheteshwar Pujara arrives for the practice session ahead of India-South Africa second cricket test match in Pune.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, second left, walks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, not pictured, during their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing.

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A youth undergoes physical tests for the post of SPO in State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), in Jammu.

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A youth undergoes physical tests for the post of SPO in State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), in Jammu.

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16, speaks at Standing Rock High School in Fort Yates, North Dakota. Thunberg's visit was part of a panel discussion on American Indian opposition to pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines.

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Indian Defense Minister Minister Rajnath Singh stands by a Rafale jet fighter in Merignac, near Bordeaux, southwestern France. Rajnath Singh formally accepts the first Rafale fighter jet after India had signed a deal with the French government and Dassault Aviation in September 2016, to acquire 36 Rafale fighter jets.

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Indian defense Minister Rajnath Singh, center left, poses with Indian military officials and French Defense Minister Florence Parly, third left, at the Dassault Aviation plant in Merignac, near Bordeaux, southwestern France.

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Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh writes onto a Rafale jet fighter as a ritual gesture during an handover cermony at the Dassault Aviation plant in Merignac, near Bordeaux, southwestern France.

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Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, center in a military outfit, poses in front of a Rafale jet fighter during an handover ceremony at the Dassault Aviation plant in Merignac, near Bordeaux, southwestern France. France has delivered to India its first Rafale fighter jet from a series of 36 aircraft purchased in a multi-billion dollar deal in 2016.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh onboard newly inducted Rafale aircraft, in Bordeaux, France.

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Anti-government protesters use a giant piece of plastic as a shield during clashes with police near the National Assembly in Quito, Ecuador. Anti-government protests, which began when President Lenin Moreno’s decision to cut subsidies led to a sharp increase in fuel prices, has persisted for days and clashes led the president to move his besieged administration out of Quito.

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An anti-government demonstrator gets ready to throw back a tear gas canister during clashes with the police as he protests against President Lenin Moreno and his economic policies, in Quito, Ecuador.

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Anti-government demonstrators gather in El Arbolito Park to march against President Lenin Moreno and his economic policies in Quito, Ecuador.

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Supporters of LGBT rights stage a protest on the street in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, in Washington. The Supreme Court heard arguments in its first cases on LGBT rights since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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People ride their bicycles on a car-free highway during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israelis are marking Yom Kippur, or 'Day of Atonement,' which is the holiest of Jewish holidays when observant Jews atone for the sins of the past year and the Israeli nation comes to almost a complete standstill. Many residents take bicycles onto the streets as no traffic is permitted on the roads.

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Desiree Carofiglio of Italy, right, and her team mates celebrate during women's team final at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Tingting Liu of China performs on the balance beam during women's team final at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Actress Monica Bellucci poses for photographers as she arrives for an event of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences at Rome's Palazzo Barberini. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has announced a partnership with Italy's Istituto Luce – Cinecittà under which the state film entity will become a "founding supporter" of the museum as part of a five-year agreement that will involve a series of annual events celebrating Italian cinema.

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Actress Valeria Golino poses for photographers as she arrives for an event of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences at Rome's Palazzo Barberini.

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An illuminated view of Shore Temple ahead of the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the seaside temple town of Mamallapuram.

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A huge crowd during historic "Bharat Milap", which is enacted on the day following Vijayadashami, at Nati Imli in Varanasi.

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Artists dressed as Ram, Laxman, Sita and Hanuman during "Bharat Milap", which is enacted on the day following Vijayadashami, in Ayodhya.

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Workers clear clay idols of goddess Durga and other puja materials from a artificial pond after Vijaya Dashami, at Kalindi Kunj, in New Delhi. To reduce pollution in River Yamua, Delhi government created artificial ponds for immersion of idols.

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Artists dressed as Ram, Laxman, Sita and Hanuman during "Bharat Milap" during of LuvKush Ramleela concluding the day of Ramleela Festival at Red Fort Ground, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the exhibition ‘IAF Innovation Display’, during the ‘At Home’ Reception of the Indian Air Force, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases a stamp on the birth centenary of Late Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh as Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria looks on, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the IPS Probationers of 2018 batch during a call-on, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits an exhibition on ‘IAF Innovation Display’, during the ‘At Home’ Reception of the Indian Air Force, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a public meeting ahead of Haryana Assembly elections, in Bhiwani. The ruling BJP is seeking a second term in the state and has set itself a target of winning over 75 seats in the 90-member assembly.

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BJP Working President JP Nadda holds a a mace as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur waves at supporters, during a rally, in Mandi.

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Home Minister Amit Shah being presented a 'hookah' during a public meeting in Rohtak district.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath being garlanded during a public meeting in Jhabua district.

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Kashmiri women cricket players during a training session in Jammu. A group of over two dozen girls from the Valley joined a 10 day trial camp for their selection in state team for upcoming BCCI sponsored national women tournament.

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Badminton player PV Sindhu comes out of the Attukal temple in Thiruvannathapuram.

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Badminton player PV Sindhu greets her fans in Thiruvannathapuram.

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BJP MP Vijay Goel takes part in a march to create awareness against single-use plastics in New Delhi.

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BJP National Spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi receives certificate after he was declared elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh, in Lucknow. He has been elected to the Rajya Sabha on the seat which fell vacant following the death of BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley.

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Devotees carry an idol of goddess Durga for immersion in Ichamati river (river demarcating India- Bangladesh border) at Taki in North 24 Parganas district of West-Bengal.

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Models walk the ramp showcasing the creations of designer Samant Chauhan during India Fashion Week 2019, in New Delhi.

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A model walks the ramp showcasing an outfit by costume designer Nidhi Yasha during the Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week (LMIFW) in New Delhi.

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A model walks the ramp showcasing an outfit by Rimzim Dadu during the Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week (LMIFW) in New Delhi.

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