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Feb 15, 2020

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu distributes cheques and certificates to the beneficiaries of various government schemes during the Adivasi Mahotsav 2020, in Ramnagar (Mandla).

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Society in New Delhi.

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A view of a snow covered neighbourhood at Keylong in Lahual-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.

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Students discuss the question paper after appearing in the first exam of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), outside an examination centre in Amritsar.

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SBI Chairman SBI Rajnish Kumar (C) inaugurates the 'Manasvi' (a unique 12.5ft statue made from e-waste) at SBI office, Sansad Marg in New Delhi.

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Indonesian Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto, center, speaks to reporters as he waits for the arrival of Indonesian nationals who are scheduled to arrive from a quarantine after returning from Wuhan, at Halim Perdanakusuma airport in Jakarta, Indonesia. Hundreds of men, women, children and flight crew members who flew home from Wuhan earlier this month were released Saturday after the two-week quarantine on remote Natuna Island.

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Firefighters try to douse a fire which broke out in a crackers shop, in Jaipur.

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Union Minister of Commerce, Industry and Railways Piyush Goyal (L) shakes hands with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa during India - Portugal business forum organised by CII, in Mumbai.

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Participants dressed as mosquito are seen during dengue awareness rally, in Kolkata.

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Newly recruited Deputy Superintendent of Police display victory sign after the oath taking ceremony during the convocation of Madhya Pradesh Police Training Academy, at Bhauri, near Bhopal.

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Newly recruited Deputy Superintendent of Police take oath during the convocation of Madhya Pradesh Police Training Academy, at Bhauri, near Bhopal.

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Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi takes part in a protest demanding the restoration of the reservation policy for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) organized by Assam Pradesh Congress Committee(APCC), in Guwahati.

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Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi takes part in a protest demanding the restoration of the reservation policy for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) organized by Assam Pradesh Congress Committee(APCC), in Guwahati.

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Travelers wearing face masks embrace outside the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing. People returning to Beijing will now have to isolate themselves either at home or in a concentrated area for medical observation, said a notice from the Chinese capital's prevention and control work group published by state media late Friday.

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Bollywood actress Esha Gupta walks the ramp showcasing fashion designer Nirmooha creation at the Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Summer Resort 2020, in Mumbai.

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A model walks the ramp showcasing fashion designer Shahin Manna's creation at the Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Summer Resort 2020, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actress Soha Ali khan walks the ramp showcasing fashion designer Shahin Manna's creation at the Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Summer Resort 2020, in Mumbai.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat offer prayers during the inauguration ceremony of new Gujarat State Headquarter building, in Ahmedabad.

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AAP leader and Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (L) and RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das (R) at RBI central board of directors in a customary post-budget meeting, in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das and MoS Finance Anurag Thakur at RBI central board of directors in a customary post-budget meeting, in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, MoS Finance Anurag Thakur and others at RBI central board of directors in a customary post-budget meeting, in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha MP KTS Tulsi flag off the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally, at India Gate in New Delhi.

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Participant rides in the 1923 Lanchester 40 HP Tourer during the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally at India Gate, New Delhi.

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Vintage cars put on display during the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally at India Gate, in New Delhi.

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Bullet Nose Studebaker vintage car put on display during the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally at India Gate, in New Delhi.

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A vintage car put on display during the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally at India Gate, in New Delhi.

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Vintage Lambretta scooters put on display during the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally at India Gate, in New Delhi.

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Vistors pose for photographs with vintage cars displayed during the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally at India Gate, in New Delhi.

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Turkish soldiers fire a missile at Syrian government position in the province of Idlib, Syria. Turkey, backer of Syria's opposition, has been deploying equipment and troops in the region, which is home to more than 3 million people, in an attempt to halt the Syrian military's advances.

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan pose for photos before a meeting, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Hamas supporters burn a poster with a picture of U.S. President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and American flag during a protest against the Mideast plan announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, at the main road in Gaza City.

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US President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump walk from the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, to board Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida.

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Anti-government protesters run for cover as a water cannon advances towards them during clashes with police at the weekly Friday protest in Santiago, Chile. Chile has been roiled by continuing street protests since Oct. 18, when a student protest over a modest increase in subway fares turned into a much larger and broader movement with a long list of demands that largely focus on inequality.

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Women holds up a handmade sign with a message that reads in Spanish: "Don't fear. I don't rape nor do I kill," during a demonstration against gender violence in Mexico City. The protest comes after last week's vicious murder of Ingrid Escamilla by her husband and controversy unleashed by the leaking of images of her body to the press, in a country where an average of 10 women are killed every day.

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A protester wearing a vintage gas mask walks next to vehicles waiting at a traffic light during a climate and anti-pollution protest in Bucharest, Romania. Dozens joined a protest march to raise awareness to increasing levels of air pollution in the Romanian capital.

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Will McNeese gives his son Xander McNeese, 6, a high view of the flooded soccer complex in northeast Jackson, Mississippi. As of this afternoon, the Pearl River was at 35.48 feet, which is more than 7 feet above flood stage.

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Mario Vargas, right, his sister Alondra Rodriguez, left, and their aunt Nadia Castillo, back, carry a washing machine from Vargas' mother's mobile home in the Harbor Pines Mobile Home Community of Ridgeland, Mississippi. Officials estimate the flooding along the Pearl River to create the worst flooding in the Capitol city of Jackson and some neighboring communities since 1983.

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Flood waters begin to encroach the Harbor Pines Mobile Home Community in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

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Angela, right, and her partner Angie, talk while waiting to get married in a symbolic wedding ceremony for gay couples organized by LGTBI collectives marking Valentine's Day in Lima, Peru. In Peru, same-sex marriage is not legal.

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Afghan models Jalil Salimi, left and Salma Hussaini, right, pose during a modeling show celebrating Valentine's Day in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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An Afghan small girl ramp walks on stage of Mr. and Miss. Valentines 2020 contest, in Valentines Day in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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A light show illuminates the Eiffel Tower to mark Valentine's Day, in Paris. Valentine's Day is observed on February 14 each year as a special day to celebrate love and romance.

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Couples and their friends and families wait in a long line to enter the New York City Marriage Bureau on Valentine's Day in New York.

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A server wearing a face mask carries a cup of coffee at a Moka Bros cafe in Beijing. For Valentine's Day Moka Bros, a health food eatery in Beijing, offered a special that included both a rose and a note logging the temperature of the chef that made the meal. Like many businesses in China, the restaurant has struggled to cope with the impact of a virus that has infected tens of thousands of people worldwide and sent several cities into lockdown.

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A model has her last adjustments backstage as she wears a creation partially made of chocolate during a fashion show at the annual chocolate festival in Brussels.

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A model wears a creation by designers House Of Sheldon Hall, at the Autumn/Winter 2020 fashion week runway show in London.

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Grant Enfinger (98) edges Jordan Anderson (3) and Codie Rohrbaugh (9) at the finish line to win during the NASCAR Trucks Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Ty Majeski (45), Austin Wayne Self (22), Brennan Poole, front left, and Todd Gilliland, front right, wreck early in the NASCAR Truck Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Tate Fogleman (02) and Korbin Forrister (7) crash between turns 3 and 4 during the NASCAR Truck Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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A man wears a mask as he walks across an empty intersection during the morning rush hour as snow falls in Beijing. China on Friday reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new virus, as the death toll neared 1,400.

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In this handout photo provided by Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Indian nationals who were airlifted from coronavirus-hit Hubei province of China's Wuhan, undergo screening at a quarantine facility set by up ITBP, at Chhawla area in New Delhi.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, nurses in protective suits treat a patient in the intensive care unit at Ditan Hospital in Beijing, one of the hospitals in China's capital that are receiving COVID-19 patients. China reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new virus, as the death toll neared 1,400.

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A couple walks down the aisle during a same-sex ceremonial exchange of vows, as part of Valentines day celebrations in Quezon city, metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Same-sex unions are not legally recognized and rejected by the dominant Roman Catholic church in the country.

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Couples kiss during a same-sex ceremonial exchange of vows, as part of Valentines day celebrations in Quezon city, metropolitan Manila, Philippines.

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Carlos, right, and Amaru, kiss after getting married in a symbolic wedding ceremony for gay couples organized by LGTBI collectives marking Valentine's Day in Lima, Peru.

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Women buy flowers to celebrate Valentine's Day in Islamabad, Pakistan. Valentine's Day is considered un-Islamic in Pakistan.

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A group of dancers gets ready for Las Llamadas parade, the Uruguayan carnival parade that has its roots in the traditions of African slaves in Montevideo, Uruguay. The name comes from the old tradition of the African slaves beating their drums to call the neighborhoods for a meeting. Nowadays this procession unites Afro-Uruguayans and Euro-Uruguayans of all ages in a festive mood.

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Preparation underway at Ramlila Maidan ahead of the oath-taking ceremony of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s government, in New Delhi. Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi chief minister along with his cabinet on Sunday.

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Preparation underway at Ramlila Maidan ahead of the oath-taking ceremony of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s government, in New Delhi. Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi chief minister along with his cabinet on Sunday.

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A woman signs on an anti-CAA grafitti in Kolkata

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Protestors carry the national flag as they participate in a rally against CAA, NPR and NRC in Kolkata.

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Protestors participate in a rally against CAA, NRC and NPR at Azad Maidan in Mumbai.

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Members of Muslim outfit Thowheed Jamath stage a protest against the violence at an anti-CAA rally, in Chennai.

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A protester speaks during a demonstration against the amended Citizenship Act and National Register of Citizens near Ghantaghar, in Lucknow.

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Delhi CM designate Arvind Kejriwal with his Cabinet Ministers during a dinner meeting, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju rides on a ITBP snow scooter during his visit in Auli.

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Madhya Pradesh batsman Mihir Hirwani raises his bat after scoring fifty runs against Mumbai in Ranji Trophy Match at the Wankhede Stadium.

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Renovation and construction work underway at Jallianwala Bagh Memorial, which will remain closed for public for two months, in Amritsar

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (L) and RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das (R) at RBI central board of directors in a customary post-budget meeting, in New Delhi.

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Preparation underway at Ramlila Maidan ahead of the oath-taking ceremony of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s government, in New Delhi. Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi chief minister along with his cabinet on Sunday.

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Workers apply paint on a tree for beautification of Gandhi Ashram premises, ahead of the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump, in Ahmedabad. Trump is scheduled to visit Ahmedabad during his Feb. 24-25 India trip.

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Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt poses for a photograph at LGBI Airport, as she arrives to take part in the 65th Filmfare awards 2020 to be held in Sarusajai Stadium, in Guwahati.

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Former Indian Tennis player Anand Amritraj plays at a grass court to celebrate South Club's centenary celebrations in Kolkata

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Winner Purva Raja (R) and his partner Ramkumar Ramnathan (2R) pose with runner up- India's Leander Paes (2L) and Australia's Matthew Ebden (L) during the doubles final match at ATP Challenger tour Bengaluru Open 2020, at Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association in Bengaluru.

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Indian doubles pair Purva Raja and Ramkumar Ramnathan in action against India's Leander Paes (unseen) and Australia's Matthew Ebden (unseen) during the doubles final match at ATP Challenger tour Bengaluru Open 2020, at Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association in Bengaluru.

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India's Leander Paes and Australia's Matthew Ebden in action against Indian doubles pair Purva Raja (unseen) and Ramkumar Ramnathan (unseen) during the doubles final match at ATP Challenger tour Bengaluru Open 2020, at Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association in Bengaluru.

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Runners up India's Leander Paes (L) and Australia's Matthew Ebden during the doubles final match at ATP Challenger tour Bengaluru Open 2020, at Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association in Bengaluru

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Indian cricketer Mithali Raj walks the ramp showcasing the creation by designer Payal Singhal at the Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Summer Resort 2020 in Mumbai.

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Models walk the ramp during the Lakme fashion week in Mumbai.

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TV reality show Bigg Boss Season 13 winner Sidharth Shukla poses for photographs with the trophy during the grand finale of the show, in Mumbai.

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