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Feb 18, 2020

A woman walks past a wall graffiti on US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of Trump’s visit, in Ahmedabad. The US President accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump will pay his maiden visit to India on Feb. 24 and 25.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during a meeting with industry and other bodies on contextual challenges and oppurturnities in supply chain of exports and imports, in New Delhi.

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US Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visits Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

Teachers frisk students entering the examination hall to appear in Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP Board) exams, in Prayagraj.

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Former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija Mufti before a press interaction at the Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) in New Delhi.

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Former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija Mufti during a press interaction at the Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) in New Delhi.

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Former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija Mufti speaks during a press interaction at the Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) in New Delhi.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa speaks during the State Assembly session, in Bengaluru.

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Leader of opposition Siddaramaiah speaks during the State Assembly session, in Bengaluru.

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Students visit an exhibition of weapons and replica of forts belonging to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, ahead of Shivaji Jayanti, in Thane.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman with Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey during a meeting with industry and other bodies on contextual challenges and oppurturnities in supply chain of exports and imports, in New Delhi.

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Peace Party supporters and activists take part in a protest rally against the CAA and NRC at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Senior CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat, Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary D Raja and others stage a protest march, against the recent Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, orgainsed by CPI(M) Delhi, in New Delhi.

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Samajwadi Party National President Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference at party office, in Lucknow.

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Congress Party members stage a protest against LPG cylinder price hike, in Coimbatore.

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Lok Sabha Speaker OM Birla (C), wife Amita Birla and Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi during ‘Hunar Haat’, at India Gate Lawn, in New Delhi.

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Shoes and slippers lie outside an examination centre as students write their Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) class 12th exams conducted by MSBSHSE, at a centre in Karad.

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In this photo, a nurse prepares medicines for patients at Jinyintan Hospital designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. China reported thousands new virus cases and more deaths in its update Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 on a disease outbreak that has caused milder illness in most people, an assessment that promoted guarded optimism from global health authorities.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, patients infected with the coronavirus take rest at a temporary hospital converted from Wuhan Sports Center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China reported thousands new virus cases and more deaths in its update Tuesday on a disease outbreak that has caused milder illness in most people, an assessment that promoted guarded optimism from global health authorities.

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19.

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, gray, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S.

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In this photo, a doctor puts on a protective suit as he prepares to check on the patients at Jinyintan Hospital designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.

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Jharkhand Vikas Morcha chief Babulal Marandi is greeted by party workers of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), at BJP headquarter in Ranchi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker OM Birla and his wife Amita Birla at a stall during 'Hunar Haat', at India Gate Lawn, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker OM Birla and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (L) watch a Kathputli dance during 'Hunar Haat', at India Gate Lawn, in New Delhi.

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Security personnel frisk examinees before entering the examination hall to appear in the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP Board) high school (class 10th) and intermediate (class 12th) exams, in Moradabad.

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Political strategist Prashant Kishor addresses a press conference, in Patna.

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Noted economist and former Planning Commission chief Montek Singh Ahluwalia (L) with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath during a workshop on Alternative Project Financing, in Bhopal.

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Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna presents the State Budget 2020-21 in the UP Legislative Assembly, in Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is also seen.

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Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna presents the State Budget 2020-21 in the UP legislative assembly, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (R) and Finance Minister Suresh Khanna before the presentation of State Budget 2020-21 in the UP Legislative Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Two Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) expelled MLAs Pradeep Yadav (L) and Bandhu Tirkey are welcomed by their supporters at Birsa Munda International Airport, Hinoo in Ranchi. The two MLAs joined Congress Party on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in New Delhi.

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From left to right, U.S. Ambassador to the US Mission to the African Union Jessye Lapenn, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Michael Rayner, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, his wife Susan Pompeo, and Ethiopia's Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew walk from the secretary's plane after he landed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Demonstrators march to protest the murder of Fatima, a 7-year-old girl who was abducted from the entrance of the Enrique C. Rebsamen primary school and later killed, in Mexico City. The girl's body was found wrapped in a bag and abandoned in a rural area on Saturday and was identified by genetic testing.

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Undated image released by Irish Coast Guard showing an abandoned cargo ship the MV Alta, that has washed up on the coast of County Cork, near Ballycotton, southern Ireland. The MV Alta is believed to have had 10 crew members aboard who were rescued by the US Coast Guard. Since September 2018, the ship has been drifting with no crew aboard, and it was last seen off the coast of West Africa before being washed up in southern Ireland during Storm Dennis.

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This drone photo provided by Hardin County Fire Department, Savannah, Tennessee shows the landslide on Chalk bluff on the Tennessee River. Authorities say two homes were destroyed when a hillside collapsed near a swollen river in western Tennessee. News outlets report no one was injured in the slide, which occurred along the Tennessee River near the Hardin County community of Savannah.

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Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, left, is welcomed by European Council President Charles Michel prior to a meeting at the Europa building in Brussels.

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Pakistani rescue workers and volunteers help to remove victims at the site of a suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan. The powerful bomb killed a few people and wounded dozen others in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province local police said, when it struck an Islamist rally in the regional capital.

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Sachin Tendulkar poses with the 'Best Sporting Moment Award' during the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, Germany.

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Sophia Floersch poses with the 'Comeback of the Year Award' during the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, Germany.

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Representatives of the South Bronx United club pose with the 'Sport for Good Award' during the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, Germany.

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German tennis great Boris Becker, center, poses for a photo with his sons Noah, left, and Elias as they arrive for the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, Germany.

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Oksana Masters poses with the 'Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award' during the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, Germany.

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Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar arrives for the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, Germany.

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Players of South Africa's Men's Rugby team pose with the 'Team of the Year Award' during the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, Germany.

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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 after she landed at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to Harpreet Upal, an accompanying aide.

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A woman wearing a mask and pajamas shop for vegetables at a store in Beijing, China. On Monday, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention published a study of earlier cases of the disease, finding more than 80% of people infected had mild illness and the number of new infection seems to be falling since early this month.

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Commuters ride in a quiet subway train during the morning rush hour 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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An emergency medic helps Alla Ilyina, who broke out of the hospital on Feb. 7 after learning that she would have to spend 14 days in isolation instead of the 24 hours doctors promised her, to fasten a seat belt inside an ambulance after a court session in St.Petersburg, Russia. A woman who escaped from a hospital in St. Petersburg, where she was being kept in isolation for possible inflection by the new coronavirus, was ordered by court on Monday to return back to the quarantine for at least two days.

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Officials help passengers off a plane to waiting vehicles at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska. American citizens who were on a cruise ship off Japan's coast who were at high risk of being exposed to the novel coronavirus were taken to the University of Nebraska Medical Center campus after landing.

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Anti-government protesters set fire during clashes with security forces in downtown Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi security forces used pellet guns and slingshots in a confrontation with protesters near Baghdad's Khilani square.

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An injured anti-government protester is rushed to a hospital during clashes with security forces in downtown Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi security forces used pellet guns and slingshots in a confrontation with protesters near Baghdad's Khilani square.

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Fans watch from the grandstands as Air Force One, carrying US President Donald Trump, prepares to land at Daytona International Airport before the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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A general view of the aftermath of Storm Dennis in Acaster Malbis, England. Britain issued five severe flood alerts warning of a danger to life after Storm Dennis dumped weeks worth of rain in some places. It gale-force winds also injured nine people in weather-related car accidents in Germany and caused flooding and power outages elsewhere in northern Europe.

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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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A coach submerged in floodwater from the River Teme near Lindridge, England. Storm Dennis hammered Britain bringing a month's worth of rain in just 48 hours to parts of the UK.

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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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Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger, right, attempts to control the ball as Manchester United's Daniel James, left, watches during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in London, England.

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PSG's Neymar exercises during a training session in the stadium prior the Champions League soccer match in Dortmund, Germany. Borussia Dortmund will play against Paris Saint Germain in a Champions League round of 16 first leg soccer match in Dortmund on Tuesday.

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Ryan Newman (6) goes airborne after crashing with Corey LaJoie (32) during the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Ross Chastain (77), Ryan Preece (37) and Tyler Reddick (8) crash during the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sunday's running of the race was postponed by rain. Getting by are Christopher Bell (95) and Michael McDowell (34).

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Ryan Newman (6) goes airborne as he collided with Corey LaJoie (32) on the final lap of the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Producer Jason Blum, actress Elisabeth Moss and Director Leigh Whannell, from left to right, pose during the French premiere of The Invisible Man, in Paris.

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Model Kendall Jenner wears a creation by designer Burberry at the Autumn/Winter 2020 fashion week runway show in London.

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Model Bella Hadid, centre, and other models wear creations by designer Burberry at the Autumn/Winter 2020 fashion week runway show in London.

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Models wear creations by designer Burberry at the Autumn/Winter 2020 fashion week runway show in London.

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Models wear creations by designer Burberry at the Autumn/Winter 2020 fashion week runway show in London.

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Actress Essie Davis poses for photographers during a UK charity premiere for the film 'True History of the Kelly Gang' at a central London cinema.

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Fire fighting personnel attempt to douse a blaze at a chemical company in an industrial area of Maharashtra's Thane district. No one was injured in the fire.

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Security personnel from the US along with CISF and ASI personnel visit the historic Taj Mahal for inspection ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit, in Agra.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray (L) pays obeisance to Shivaji Maharaj at a temple inside Sindhudurg fort at Malvan of Sindhudurg district.

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Chairman and Managing Director GRSE, Rear Admiral VK Saxena (C), addresses as Cmde Director (Finance) SS Dogra (L) and Director (Shipbuilding) and Cmde Sanjeev Nayyar (R) look on, during the handing over of Anti Submarine Warfare Corvette (INS Kavaratti) to Indian Navy, at GRSE in Kolkata.

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Thinker, cultural-activist and Padma Shri awardee Dr. Ganesh Devy (L) being felicitated by Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav during the 37th Swatantrata Sangram Sainik Adhiveshan at Undale village in Karad district of Maharashtra.

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Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa (L) and Sushil Chandra (R) during the Meeting of Working Group, in New Delhi.

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Students flash the victory sign after appearing in Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP Board) exams, in Moradabad.

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Worlds first robot citizen Sophia interacts with the audience during an event in Kolkata.

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A fire-fighter attempts to douse a blaze that broke out in a chemical factory at Panki in Kanpur.

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A view of the last Open Web Girder on the first ever 100m tall pier bridge of Indian Railways built in Jiribam-Imphal railway line. The project was launched on Feb. 14, 2020.

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A view of the last Open Web Girder on the first ever 100m tall pier bridge of Indian Railways built in Jiribam-Imphal railway line. The project was launched on Feb. 14, 2020.

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Flight crew and CISF personnel are seen next to a Go-Air plane after dousing a small fire in its right engine at Ahmedabad airport.

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Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh (C) during the closing ceremony of ‘Ekal Abhiyan Parivartan Kumbh’ campaign in Lucknow.

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Families living in the slum near the newly-built Motera stadium pose for photographs with eviction notices by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), in Ahmedabad. While officials have denied any connection with the proposed high-profile visit and issuance of notices, residents of the slum have questioned the timing of the move, which came days after the AMC began building a wall allegedly to cover a slum.

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India's Sunil Kumar holds a gold medal after his win against Salidinov Azat (KAZ) in the final of Greco-Roman 87kg category wrestling match during the Asian Wrestling Championship 2020, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is carried by fellow team members after Team India won the 2011 Cricket World Cup at Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai. Tendulkar being carried on the shoulders of his teammates after India's World Cup triumph at home in 2011 was voted the Laureus best sporting moment in the last 20 years on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath visits the historic Taj Mahal for inspection ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit, in Agra. US President Trump accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump will pay his maiden visit to India on Feb. 24 and 25.

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Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra and senior officers of ECI in a meeting with the Secretary, Legislative Department of the Ministry of Law and Justice G. Narayana Raju to discuss pending electoral reforms, in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actress Tapsee Pannu poses for photographs during the press conference of upcoming film ‘Thapad’ in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone at the 'Nykaa Femina Beauty Awards 2020', in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma at the 'Nykaa Femina Beauty Awards 2020', in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif at the 'Nykaa Femina Beauty Awards 2020', in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan at the 'Nykaa Femina Beauty Awards 2020', in Mumbai.

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