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Feb 17, 2020

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan interacts with Indians who were air-lifted from Wuhan following out-break of the deadly novel cornavirus, before their release from the ITBP quarantine facility, at Chhawla, in New Delhi. A total of 650 people were brought back from Wuhan in China on Feb. 1- 2 in two 747 Boeing Air India aircraft. While 406 of these are being looked after at the ITBP facility, rest are at an Army center at Manesar in Haryana.

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Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan interacts with Indians who were air-lifted from Wuhan following out-break of the deadly novel cornavirus, before their release from the ITBP quarantine facility, at Chhawla, in New Delhi.

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A security wearing a proetctive mask stangs guard as Indians who were air-lifted from Wuhan following out-break of the deadly novel cornavirus, prepare to leave following their release from the ITBP quarantine facility, at Chhawla, in New Delhi.

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Wuhan-return Indians after they were released from the ITBP quarantine facility at Chhawla, New Delhi. All 406 Indians who were evacuated from the Wuhan city of China and quarantined in the facility, are being released one by one, in a phased manner, after they were tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

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ITBP officers present a rose to a Wuhan-return Indian as he is released from the ITBP quarantine facility at Chhawla, New Delhi. All 406 Indians who were evacuated from the Wuhan city of China and quarantined in the facility, are being released one by one, in a phased manner, after they were tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan interacts with Wuhan-returnd Indians after they were released from the ITBP quarantine facility at Chhawla, New Delhi. All 406 Indians who were evacuated from the Wuhan city of China and quarantined in the facility, are being released one by one, in a phased manner, after they were tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

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People wear face masks at a subway train in Hong Kong. COVID-19 viral illness has sickened tens of thousands of people in China since December.

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People wearing face mask walk at a downtown street in Hong Kong. COVID-19 viral illness has sickened tens of thousands of people in China since December.

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Masked commuters ride in a subway train as a monitor showing a doctor talks about precaution of COVID-19 virus, in Beijing. Chinese authorities on Monday reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and hundred more deaths for a total of thousands since the outbreak began two months ago.

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Senior Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal takes charge of office as Delhi Chief Minister at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.

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Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia is presented a bouquet as he takes charge of his office at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.

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BJP MP and noted lawyer Meenakshi Lekhi flashes victory sign along with some of the Short Service Commission women officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi. The apex court on Monday ruled that women officers should get Permanent Commission (PC) in the Army.

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Nirbhaya rape and murder case victim's mother at the Patiala House Court, in New Delhi. The court issued fresh date for execution of death warrants for March 3 at 6 am for the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case.

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Union Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah welcomes Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM-Prajatantrik) chief Babulal Marandi as he merged his JVM-P party with the BJP, in Jagannathpur area of Ranchi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata

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Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Imran Hussain formally takes charge of his office as a cabinet minister at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi

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US street freestyler and stunt riding champion, Aaron Colton, perform stunts at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, in Mumbai.

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Indian cricketer and new brand ambassador of Tata Power Shardul Thakur (l) along with MD & CEO of Tata Power Praveer Sinha (R) during a press conference, in Mumbai

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Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Satyendra Jain takes charge of his office at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.

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Senior Aam Aadmi Party Rajendra Pal Gautam takes charge of his office at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.

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This photograph provided by Harpreet Upal, an accompanying aide of British Member of Parliament Debbie Abrahams shows Abrahams at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. Indian officials denied the British lawmaker entry on Monday after she landed at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to Harpreet Upal, an accompanying aide.

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Smoke and flames billow out from the GST Bhavan after a blaze on its eighth floor, in Mazgaon area of Mumbai

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AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal after taking charge as the Chief Minister of Delhi for the third time, at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.

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Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Kailash Gahlot takes charge of his office as a Delhi cabinet minister at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.

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Smoke billows out from the GST Bhavan after a fire broke out on its eighth floor, in Mazgaon area of Mumbai

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Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar calls on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi

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Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri poses for a group photograph before the distribution of Letters of Appreciation issued by PM at AAI Officer's club, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee President Manjinder Singh Sirsa (orange turban), along 10 Hindu families who have arrived from Pakistan seeking refuge and Indian citizenship, addresses a press conference in Gurdwara Majnu Ka Tilla in New Delhi.

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Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna gives final touches to the State Budget- 2020-21 at his chamber in the Assembly in Lucknow

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Police escort three Kashmiri students facing sedition charges as leave after being produced at a Hubli court. The trio, students of a private engineering college, were arrested on Saturday for raising pro-Pakistan slogans and posting it on social media on the first anniversary of the terrorist attack that left scores of CRPF soldiers dead at Pulwama in Kashmir.

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das during an interview with PTI, in New Delhi.

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Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot during an event to unveil the statue of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, in Ajmer district of Rajasthan.

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M K Stalin walks-out during the ongoing Tamil Nadu Assembly Session, demanding a resolution against CAA, in Chennai.

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Onlookers gather near the mangled remains of a vehicle after it collided into a stationary truck in Haryana's Hisar district. Six people were killed and as many were injured in the mishap.

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Newly appointed BJP State President Vishnu Dutt Sharma waves on his arrival, in Bhopal

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Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a head priest displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad, during special prayers on the death anniversary of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, at Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a head priest displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad, during special prayers on the death anniversary of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, at Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Gopal Rai takes charge of his office as a Delhi cabinet minister at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi.

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A newly-wed couple along with others raise slogans during an anti-CAA rally, at Washermanpet area of Chennai.

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Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan addresses the Refugee Summit in Islamabad, Pakistan. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is on a three-day visit to meet with country's top leadership and attend an international conference to recognize 40 years of Afghans living as refugees.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat (C) during an event to release a book, 'Gandhi Ko Samajhney Ka Yahi Samay (It’s time to understand Gandhi)', in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during an interactive session with businessmen on the Union Budget 2020-21 in Bengaluru.

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Workers construct a wall in front of a slum ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit, in Ahmadabad. Trump is scheduled to visit the city during his Feb. 24-25 India trip.

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Fire fighting personnel and locals attempt to douse a fire in houseboats at KoniKhan, Dal Lake in Srinagar. Three houseboats were charred in the fire.

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A lioness with her cubs at an enclosure of Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata.

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Members of United Toys Association of Mumbai raise slogans during a protest against government's decision of increasing import duty on toys at Azad Maidan, in Mumbai.

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan (L) interacts with Wuhan-returned Indians after they were released from the ITBP quarantine facility at Chhawla, New Delhi. All 406 Indians who were evacuated from the Wuhan city of China and quarantined in the facility, are being released one by one, in a phased manner, after they were tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

The captains of the 10 countries participating in the Women's T20 World Cup pose fore a photo with the trophy in Sydney. The tournament begins Friday, Feb. 21. From left to right are, Sornnarin Tippoch of Thailand, Stafanie Taylor of West Indies, Harmanpreet Kaur of India, Sophie Devine, of New Zealand, Meg Lanning of Australia, Heather Knight of England, Salma Khatun of Bangladesh. Chamari Atapattu of Sri Lanka, Bismah Maroof of Pakistan and Dane van Niekerk of South Africa.

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An unidentified person is brought to the Federal Supreme Court by police officers in Karlsruhe, Germany. The person are one of among 12 men detained Friday in nationwide raids on suspicion of forming and supporting a “right-wing terrorist organization.” A federal judge on Saturday ordered the men held in investigative detention.

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Top row from left, US ambassador to Senegal Tulinabo Mushingi, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Ambassador of Senegal to the US Mansour Elimane Kane applaud as ABD Group CEO John Nevergole, foreground left, shakes hand with Senegal's Minister of Economy, Planning and International Cooperation Amadou Hott after the signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Dakar, Senegal. This is Pompeo's first visit to sub-Saharan Africa during which he will seek to lay out a positive vision for US cooperation with the continent where China has been increasingly active.

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Hezbollah supporters hold pictures of slain Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani during a ceremony marking the anniversary of the assassination of Hezbollah leaders, Abbas al-Moussawi, Ragheb Harb and Imad Mughniyeh and the end of a 40-day Muslim mourning period for Soleimani, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. Nasrallah said U.S. President Donald Trump declared war on the Middle East when the U.S. assassinated Soleimani and when the White House announced its plan to end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. He called on all to resist U.S. influence and its troops presence.

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The captains of the 10 countries participating in the Women's T20 World Cup pose fore a photo in Sydney. The tournament begins Friday, Feb. 21. From left to right are, Sornnarin Tippoch of Thailand, Harmanpreet Kaur of India, Sophie Devine, of New Zealand, Stafanie Taylor, of West Indies, Meg Lanning of Australia, Chamari Atapattu of Sri Lanka, Dane van Niekerk of South Africa, Heather Knight of England, Salma Khatun of Bangladesh and Bismah Maroof of Pakistan.

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The captains of the 10 countries participating in the Women's T20 World Cup pose fore a photo looking at the Sydney skyline. The tournament begins Friday, Feb. 21. From left to right are, Sornnarin Tippoch of Thailand, Stafanie Taylor of West Indies, Harmanpreet Kaur of India, Sophie Devine, of New Zealand, Meg Lanning of Australia, Heather Knight of England, Salma Khatun of Bangladesh. Chamari Atapattu of Sri Lanka, Bismah Maroof of Pakistan and Dane van Niekerk of South Africa.

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Cricket captains Meg Lanning of Australia, left, and Harmanpreet Kaur of India pose for a photo with the trophy ahead of the Women's T20 World Cup in Sydney. The tournament begins with a game between Australia and India, Friday, Feb. 21.

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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring his side's 2nd goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Celta de Vigo at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain

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Adam Scott, right, of Australia, poses with his trophy next to Tiger Woods on the 18th green after winning the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.

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President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One as he arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

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Jennifer Hudson sings a tribute to former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, 2020, before the NBA All-Star basketball game in Chicago.

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In this photo provide by Channel 3 Eyewitness News (WFSB-TV), a view of the scene of a shooting at the Majestic Lounge, in Hartford, Connecticut. Multiple people were shot at a Connecticut nightclub, leaving one person dead, police said early Sunday. Preliminary information indicated four others were wounded, Hartford police Lt. Paul Cicero told The Associated Press.

Photo by Ayah Galal, Channel 3 Eyewitness News AP/PTI

Revellers in costume attend the Academicos do Baixo Augusta carnival "bloco" parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Jackson, Miss., homeowners use shovels to work their way through Pearl River floodwater in this Jackson, Miss., neighborhood. Residents of Jackson braced for the possibility of catastrophic flooding in and around the Mississippi capital as the Pearl River rose precipitously after days of torrential rain.

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis

Newly appointed BJP State President Vishnu Dutt Sharma (C) with BJP National Vice President Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, outgoing BJP State President Rakesh Singh and leader of the opposition in the State Assembly Gopal Bhargava being greeted by party workers at BJP State headquarters in Bhopal.

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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala being greeted by State Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa at Vidhanasoudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa felicitates Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda, in Bengaluru. Gowda who created a social media storm after his record-setting performance in a traditional buffalo race, refused to undergo trials to be conducted at the SAI Centre.

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In this photo, Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda particpates in a buffalo race in Kambala of Karnataka district. Gowda, who created a social media storm after his record-setting performance in a traditional buffalo race, has refused to undergo trials to be conducted at the SAI Centre in Bengaluru. He took just 13.62 seconds to run a distance of 145m, covering the first 100m in 9.55 seconds.

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das during an interview with PTI, in New Delhi.

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Mortal shells of Pakistan army being destroyed by Indian army personnel in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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All India Students Association (AISA) students protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC), at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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ADGP Crime Branch Tomin Thachankery (right) inspects 660 INSAS rifles brought from 13 locations, after the CAG report found shortage of 25 INSAS rifles and 12,061 live cartridges at the Special Armed Police Battalion, at SAP camp in Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram.

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Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Information & Broadcasting and Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Prakash Javadekar receives a certificate from the Secretary General, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Martha Rojas Urrego at a bilateral meeting, on the sidelines of the 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species “CMSCOP13”, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

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Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot during an event to unveil the statue of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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A man applies finishing touches to paintings of U.S. President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a wall as part of a beautification along a route that Trump and Modi will be taking during Trump's upcoming visit, in Ahmedabad.

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Workers construct a wall in front of a slum ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit, in Ahmadabad. Trump is scheduled to visit the city during his Feb. 24-25 India trip.

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Firefighters try to douse the fire on a government building in Mumbai. No casualties were reported.

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