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Dec 05, 2019

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitates International sand artists at Lok Seva Bhavan, in Bhubaneswar.

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President Ram Nath Kovind recieves the report for the year 2020-21 submitted by Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission N K Singh during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind poses for a group photo with members 15th Finance Commission led by N K Singh, during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports (Independent Charge) and Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju participates in the 50th Plog Run, at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, in New Delhi.

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Citizens hold placards as they raise slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in Agartala.

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Voters stand in queue to cast their vote during the bye-election poll of Mahalaxmi Layout constituency, in Bengaluru.

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A elderly woman holds her voter identity card as she shows her inked finger after casting vote during the bye-poll of Mahalaxmi Layout constituency, in Bengaluru.

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar being escorted by CRPF jawans as he comes out from State Assembly during his visit, in Kolkata. Dhankhar who had to wait outside the West Bengal Assembly as the gate designated for the governor was locked, said the "humiliation" meted out to the governor's post has put the country's democratic history to "shame".

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BJP MP Parvesh Verma offers sweets to Union Minister Prakash Javadekar as BJP MP Vijay Goel looks on, after the Parliament passed a bill to grant ownership rights to residents living in unauthorised colonies in Delhi, during the ongoing Winter session, in New Delhi.

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Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar addresses media at Parliament during the ongoing Winter session, in New Delhi.

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli addresses a press conference ahead of India's T20 match against West Indies, in Hyderabad.

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Members of the All Ladakh Student Association raise slogans during a protest in Jammu.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar, second right, and Shiv Sena Lawmaker Sanjay Raut, center left, speaks with other lawmakers at the Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Home minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah arrives at the Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi and others stage a protest against hike in onion prices at Parliament during the ongoing Winter session, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram at Parliament during the ongoing Winter session, in New Delhi. The former finance minister was released on bail from Tihar jail on Wednesday night.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar looks on as his Guinean counterpart Mamadi Toure exchanges documents after signing an MoU, in New Delhi.

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Activists of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) adviser Akhil Gogoi and others raise slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in Guwahati.

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das along with his deputies arrives for the RBI's bi-monthly monetary policy review meeting, in Mumbai.

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das during RBI's bi-monthly monetary policy review meeting, in Mumbai.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi greets supporters during his visit to his pariamentary constituency, in Wayanad district.

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Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu poses for a group photo during a meeting with the Chairmen of the Standing Committees of Rajya Sabha and Department Related Standing Committees under Rajya Sabha, in Parliament House, New Delhi.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar meets supporters during statewide ''Jal-Jeevan-Hariyali Yatra'' against climate change, at Motihari of East Champaran district.

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An activist of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) raises slogans during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in Guwahati.

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West Indies' captain Kieron Pollard addresses the media ahead of their first Twenty20 cricket match against India, in Hyderabad.

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West Indies' captain Kieron Pollard, left, and Jason Holder attend a training session ahead of their first Twenty20 cricket match against India, in Hyderabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the National Florence Nightingale Award to Usha Devi, P.G. Deputy Director General Military Nursing Service of Ministry of Defence, New Delhi, for her services to the community, in New Delhi. Union Ministers Harsh Vardhan and Ashwini Kumar Choubey are also seen.

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Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, center, holds a placard that reads "Why is the Modi government silent on the rise of onion prices, participates in a protest against the rise in onion prices, outside parliament in New Delhi.

Congress MPs holds a placard that reads "Why is the Modi government silent on the rise of onion prices, participates in a protest against the rise in onion prices, outside parliament in New Delhi.

Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram speaks during a press conference at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram speaks during a press conference at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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Chief of the Army Staff, Indian Army General Bipin Rawat shakes hands with Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono during a meeting, in Tokyo, Japan.

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Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu chairs a meeting at Parliament building, in New Delhi.

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George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley is seated before testifying during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Constitutional law experts, from left, Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman, Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan, University of North Carolina Law School professor Michael Gerhardt and George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley, are sworn in to testify during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of US President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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U.S. President Donald Trump walks off the podium after the official group photo during a NATO leaders meeting at The Grove hotel and resort in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg rejected French criticism that the military alliance is suffering from brain death, and insisted that the organization is adapting to modern challenges.

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A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket that will carry Boeing's first Starliner spacecraft on an unpiloted Orbital Test Flight to the International Space Station stands ready at Launch Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Staton in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The launch is scheduled for a Dec. 19.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses the media at Parliament during the ongoing Winter session, in New Delhi. The former finance minister was released on bail from Tihar jail on Wednesday night.

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This image taken from video, firefighters try to put out a fire at a tile factory in Khartoum, Sudan. A gas tanker had abruptly caught fire and exploded, destroying the factory. Several were killed and hundreds were injured.

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This image taken from video, firefighters try to put out a fire at a tile factory in Khartoum, Sudan.

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An anti-government protester rests during a sit-in at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq.

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An anti-government demonstrator bangs on a pan painted with the Colombian national colors during a strike in Bolívar Square, Bogota, Colombia. Protesters' demands include asking President Ivan Duque to not make changes in the tax, labor and pension laws that are either before the legislature or rumored to be in development.

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Anti-government demonstrators march in Bogota, Colombia. Colombia’s recent wave of demonstrations began with a massive strike on Nov. 21 that drew an estimated 250,000 people to the streets. Protests have continued in the days since but at a much smaller scale.

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Light shines on the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, prior to scheduled testimony from Constitutional law experts at a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of US President Donald Trump.

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Anti-government protesters shout slogans during ongoing protests against the Lebanese political class and the financial crisis, in Beirut, Lebanon. More than a month after the government resigned, President Michel Aoun announced that he will hold formal consultation to name a new prime minister next week. But protesters have already began rallying against the potential candidate for the job, saying he is too close to the political elite they have been calling on to step down.

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Women perform, "Un violador en tu camino" or "A rapist in your path," in a demonstration against gender-based violence, in front of the National stadium in Santiago, Chile. Blindfolded the women chant the words that include: "The fault wasn't mine, nor where I was, nor how I was dressed. You are the rapist," originated by the Chilean feminist collective Las Tesis which has become a global anthem for women against gender violence.

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Travellers look at information screens detailing service disruptions at the Gare St-Charles station in Marseille, southern France, as services begin to wind-down. France is getting ready for massive, nationwide strikes from Thursday against government plans to overhaul the state pension system that will disrupt trains, buses and flights and force many schools to close.

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Anti-government demonstrators march during a national strike in Bogota, Colombia. The protester's demands include asking President Ivan Duque to not make changes in the tax, labor and pension laws that are either before the legislature or rumored to be in development.

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Dignitaries on stage push a button igniting the 50,000 multi-colored LED lights during the 87th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, in New York.

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is shown in a time exposure in which the photographer's lens was zoomed simultaneously during the exposure at the 87th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, in New York.

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Widespread Lake Michigan shoreline erosion reaches Dune Lane and approaches homes in Stevensville, Michigan.

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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station stands ready for launch at Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Staton in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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This photo provided by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits Mount Paektu, North Korea.

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Manchester United's Marcus Rashford kicks the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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PSG's Kylian Mbappe, left, celebrates with PSG's Neymar after scoring his side's opening goal during the French League One soccer match between PSG and Nantes at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.

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Actress Penelope Cruz poses during a photocall before the presentation of Chanel's Metiers d'Art collection, at the Grand Palais in Paris.

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Singer Camila Cabello attends the 14th annual L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York.

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Policemen conduct search of a motorcyclist as he attempts to cross the barricade, on the eve of the 27th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, near Ram Janmabhoomi Ayodhya police station in Ayodhya.

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Policemen conduct search of a motorcyclist at a barricade, as part of security measures on the eve of the 27th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, near Hanumangarhi area in Ayodhya.

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Members of Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) protest outside VC's office demanding withdrawal of the circular mandating appointment of guest teachers, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with state Health Minister Satyendar Jain and state Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot (L) addresses a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attends an election campaign in support of BJP candidate from Jugsalai Muchiram Bawri, ahead of the second phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections, in Jamshedpur. Also seen are Jamshedpur MP Vidyut Baran Mahato and former MP Abha Mahato.

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Students of Patna University clash during presidential debate ahead of university election, in Patna.

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Bollywood actors Kartik Aaryan flanked by Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Pandey (L) during a promotion of their upcoming film 'Pati Patni Aur Woh', in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi felicitates a students at a function in his Wayanad Parliament constituency.

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Policemen stand guard near Hanumangarhi area on the eve of the 27th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Ayodhya.

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AIADMK workers led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam participate in a silent rally to pay their respects to state's former chief minister Jayalalithaa on her third death anniversary, in Chennai.

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BJP MP Parvesh Verma offers sweets to Congress MP Manish Tewari, after the Parliament passed a bill to grant ownership rights to residents living in 1,731 unauthorised colonies in Delhi, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal on the third day of her hunger strike demanding for the rapists of Hyderabad rape-murder case to be hanged within six months of their conviction, at Samta Sthal, in New Delhi.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with Municipal Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi leaves BMC headquarters after their meeting, in Mumbai.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributes weapons and equipments to anti-depredation squads of Forest Department, at Assam Administrative Staff College in Guwahati. Assam Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya is also seen.

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College students raise slogans in protest against the Hyderabad rape and murder case of a 27-year-old doctor, in Dhanbad.

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Jan Adhikar Party chief Pappu Yadav sells onions at Rs 35/- per kilo outside state Deputy Chief Minister Shusheel Kumar Modi's residence amid a growing crisis over onion price rise, in Patna.

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An ambulance carrying the Unnao rape survivor, who was set afire earlier today, to be air-lifted from Civil Hospital in Lucknow to Delhi, in Lucknow.

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An ambulance carrying the Unnao rape survivor, who was set afire earlier today, arrives at Safdarjung Hospital after the state government arranged an air ambulance from Lucknow, in Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard as the Unnao rape survivor, who was set afire earlier today, arrives at Safdarjung Hospital after the state government arranged an air ambulance from Lucknow, in Delhi.

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The Unnao rape survivor, who was set afire earlier today, arrives at Safdarjung Hospital after the state government arranged an air ambulance from Lucknow, in Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at Mahadeva Temple, at Kodencherry in Kozhikode.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attends a cultural conference at Mahadeva Temple, at Kodencherry in Kozhikode.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inspects paddy yield during statewide 'Jal-Jeevan-Hariyali Yatra' against climate change, in Siwan.

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Photo posted on the official twitter account of boxer Vijender Singh shows Singh with Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader DK Shivakumar meets senior party leader P Chidambaram at his residence, in New Delhi. Also seen is party leader DK Suresh.

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Union MoS for Sports and Youth Affairs Kiran Rijiju in a group photo with the Indian Kho Kho team after their golden finish at the 13th South Asian Championships (SAG) in Nepal, in New Delhi.

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People participate in a torch light procession to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Guwahati.

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People participate in a torch light procession to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Guwahati.

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Players of Mumbai City FC (in blue) and Kerala Blasters FC (in yellow) vie for ball during ISL Football Match, at Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai.

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A vendor sorts onions for sale at a wholesale market, in Kolkata. The state government is selling onions at a subsidised rate of Rs 59 per kg through its 'Sufala' stores and mobile vans, as against a procurement cost of Rs 88 per kg.

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A worker carries an onion sack at Koyambedu wholesale market, in Chennai. Onion prices remain as high as Rs.150/kg at the market.

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