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Feb 20, 2020

Gujarat police deployed at Sardar Patel stadium, which is scheduled to be inaugurated by US President Donald Trump, in Ahmedabad.

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A clay artist gives finishing touches to an idol of Lord Shiva ahead of ‘Maha Shivratri’, in Kolkata.

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Border Roads Organisation (BRO) launched a snow-clearing operation on the Manali-Leh national highway at Darcha in Lahaul district.

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Supreme Court appointed interlocutors - advocates Sanjay Hedge and Sadhana Ramachandran - during their visit to Shaheen Bagh to initiate talks with the protesters demonstrating against Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC), in New Delhi.

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An elderly anti-CAA protestor gestures while she talks to Supreme Court appointed interlocutors Sanjay Hegde and Sadhna Ramchandran (unseen) during an interaction, at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi.

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Supreme Court appointed interlocutors - advocates Sanjay Hedge and Sadhana Ramachandran - during their visit to Shaheen Bagh to initiate talks with the protesters demonstrating against Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC), in New Delhi.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot arrives to presents the State Budget 2020-21 at Rajasthan Assembly, in Jaipur.

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This photo, shows an overview of the temporary hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. The hospital, one of the dozen of its kind built in Wuhan, hosts COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms.

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An ambulance arrives at a private studio where a crane crashed on the set of actor Kamal Haasan's upcoming film 'Indian 2', in Chennai. Three people were killed while nine others were injured.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, fourth from right, and Saudi ambassador to the United States Princess Reema Bint Bandar pose for a photo with other women leaders before holding a roundtable coffee with Saudi Women Leaders at Princess Reema's Palace in Riyadh.

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Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chief of Staffs Committee (CISC), addresses International Conference on Small Arms ‘From Current Paradigm on Small Arms to Next Level’ at FICCI, in New Delhi.

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Anti- CAA protestors are detained by the police at UP Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda meets Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal, in Bathinda.

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State Disaster Emergency Response Force (SDERF) personnel during rescue operations after a boat carrying eight people capsized in the Upper Lake, during the ongoing IPS Officers Conclave-2020, in Bhopal.

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A five-storey building, which was leaning towards one side, in Munirka area of New Delhi.

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Police secure the area around a five-storey building, which was leaning towards one side, in Munirka area of New Delhi.

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

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks on Union Budget 2020 at the Breakfast Briefing session organised by India Foundation, in New Delhi.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi at ‘Hunar Haat’ at Rajpath, in New Delhi.

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A crane lies sideways on the road after it crashed on the set of actor Kamal Haasan's upcoming film Indian 2, in Chennai. Three people were killed while nine more were injured in a crane accident.

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Artists performs as Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives to attend the 34th Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh, in Lakhimpur Kheri district. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Assam State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma are also seen.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah is greeted by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the airport as he arrives to attend the 34th Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh, in Lakhimpur Kheri.

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Artists perform during the 34th Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh, in Tawang district.

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Models display Muslim cloth during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event was held to mark the upcoming holy fasting month of Ramadan.

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Models display a creation by Anggia during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Models display Muslim cloth during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Passersby stand near the mangled remains of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation bus which collided head-on with a container lorry near Tamil Nadu's Avinashi town, in Tirupur district, 40 kms from Coimbatore. Of the 48 passengers in the bus, 19 died on the spot and remaining sustained injuries.

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Passersby and policemen stand near the mangled remains of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation bus which collided head-on with a container lorry near Tamil Nadu's Avinashi town, in Tirupur district, 40 kms from Coimbatore.

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The remains of a Kerala state-run bus that collided head-on with a truck near Avanashi, Tamil Nadu state. At least 19 people were killed and more than 20 were injured in the accident.

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An injured passenger is rescued from a Kerala state-run bus after it collided head-on with a truck near Avanashi, Tamil Nadu state.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses during ‘Sangh Samagam’ on the second day of his five-day visit to Jharkhand, at Ranchi College Football ground.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat arrives to addresses the ‘Sangh Samagam’ on the second day of his five-day visit to Jharkhand, at Ranchi College Football ground.

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Social activist Medha Patkar (L) speaks as Magsaysay Award winner and human rights activist Sandeep Pandey (R) looks on, during an interactive session on Anti CAA movement organised by Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, in Guwahati.

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

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Indian counterpart and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Foreign Minister of India attend a press conference following their meeting at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas shakes hands with his Indian counterpart and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Foreign Minister of India at the end of a press conference following their meeting at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, center, receives the official certificate of winning a 2nd term in the presidential election, during ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, center, arrives with his team to the Afghan Independent Election Commission to receive the official certificate of winning a 2nd term in the presidential election, during ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, center, Second Vice President Sarwar Danish, right, and first Vice President Amrullah Saleh, attend a ceremony for Ghani winning a 2nd term in the presidential election, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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A bus carrying passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship leaves a port in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Passengers tested negative for COVID-19 started disembarking since Wednesday.

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People wear masks as they commute during the morning rush hour in Chuo district in Tokyo. A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 75,000 people globally. More than 1,000 cases have been confirmed outside mainland China. Most of the cases outside China involve people from a cruise ship quarantined at a Japanese port.

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People wearing masks, walk in Central, a business district in Hong Kong. Russia says it will temporarily ban Chinese nationals from entering the country amid the outbreak of the new virus centered in China that has infected more than 73,000 people.

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Forensics investigate at the scene after a shooting in central Hanau, Germany. Eight people were killed in shootings in the German city of Hanau on Wednesday evening, authorities said.

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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a Syrian commercial plane carrying Syrian officials and journalists after it landed at Aleppo Airport, Syria. The Syrian commercial flight from Damascus, marked the resumption of internal flights between Syria's two largest cities for the first time since 2012.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center left, speaks as the cast and director Bong Joon-ho, left, of Oscar-winning film 'Parasite' listen during a luncheon at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

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Bong Joon-ho, left, director of Oscar-winning film 'Parasite', left, speaks next to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, during a luncheon at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

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Bong Joon-ho, center right, director of Oscar-winning film 'Parasite', and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from left, walk for a luncheon at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

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US President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Phoenix.

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China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right, arrives at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane, Laos. The foreign ministers of Association of Southeast Asian Nations are meeting in Laos to discuss ways to curb the spread of the new virus infections.

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Some thousand of farmers converge on The Hague, Netherlands in the latest protest against the government's plans to rein in emissions of nitrogen oxide.

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A farmer blocks the center of the city with his tractors during a protest in Pamplona, northern Spain. Farmers across Spain are taking part in mass protests over what they say are plummeting incomes for agricultural workers.

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A dog uses a pedestrian crossing as farmers block the center of the city with their tractors during a protest in Pamplona, northern Spain.

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The Riverside Caravan Park is inundated by flood water after heavy rains breached the nearby river Severn and normal watercourses in the area of Bridgnorth, England. Flood-hit communities are braced for further heavy rain as river levels continue to threaten to breach barriers, in the aftermath of Storm Dennis which has swept northern Europe.

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The Jil Sander women's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 collection is unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy.

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The Jil Sander women's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 collection is unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy.

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The Jil Sander women's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 collection is unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy.

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The Jil Sander women's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 collection is unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy.

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Models wear creations as part of Gucci's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 collection, presented in Milan, Italy.

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Models wear creations as part of Arthur Arbesser's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 collection, presented in Milan, Italy.

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Creations are displayed as part of the Maison Artc women's Fall-Winter 2020-2021 collection, in Milan, Italy.

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Thousands of pro-choice activists, including feminist groups from the U.S. and Chile, demonstrate in favor of decriminalizing abortion, outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Waving their iconic green handkerchiefs, the demonstrators are demanding the issue be included in this year's parliamentary agenda.

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Thousands of pro-choice activists, including feminist groups from the U.S. and Chile, demonstrate in favor of decriminalizing abortion, outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah is greeted by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal upon his arrival in Lakhimpur, to attend the 34th Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh.

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Referee raises the hand of Indian Wrestler Sarita after winning gold medal against Mongolian wrestler Battsetseg Altantsetseg in women's 59kg category during Asian Senior Wrestling Championship, at IG stadium in New Delhi.

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Indian wrestler Nirmala Devi poses for photographs after winning silver medal against Japanese wrestler Miho Igarashi in women's 50kg category during Asian Senior Wrestling Championship, at IG stadium in New Delhi.

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Referee raises the hand of wrestler Pinky after winning her bout against Mongolian wrestler Dulguun Bolormaa in women's 55kg category during Asian Senior Wrestling Championship, at IG stadium in New Delhi.

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Indian hockey players celebrate after the conclusion of a practice match ahead of their match against Australia at FIH Pro League, at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar.

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President of the AlI India MIM Asaduddin Owaisi attempts to stop an unidentified woman who allegedly raised pro-Pakistan slogans during a protest against CAA, NRC and NPR in Bengaluru.

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Police personnel attempt to stop an unidentified woman who allegedly raised pro-Pakistan slogans during a protest against CAA, NRC and NPR, in Bengaluru.

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Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel patrol a road ahead of the U.S. President Donald Trump's visit, in Ahmedabad.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah meet delegation led by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma, New Delhi.

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Buddhist monks and Chinese people holds candles as they pray for the prevention of coronavirus near Gateway of India in Mumbai.

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MDMK leader Vaiko addresses a protest against CAA at Mahaboopalayam in Madurai.

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Brig JS Goraya (left) and Col K C Rao (centre) receive best record trophy from GOC-in-C Southern Command Lt Gen CP Mohanty (right) during Southern Command Investiture Ceremony, at Gateway of India in Mumbai.

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Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) raise slogans as Sharjeel Imam, former student of JNU, was brought by Assam Crime Branch and Delhi police from Tihar Jail for his alleged controversial remark on North East States, at Guwahati Railway station in Guwahati.

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CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat addresses protestors demonstrating against CAA, at Old Washermanpet in Chennai.

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Film Director S. Shankar interacts with the daughters of cartoonist Mathan, whose son-in-law was one of the three persons who lost their lives after a crane crashed on the sets of upcoming film ‘Indian 2’, in Chennai. Actor-politican Kamal Haasan announced a total sum of rupees one crore as relief to the bereaved families as well as the survivors. Three people were killed and nine injured in the mishap.

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Actor-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan comes out of a mortuary after paying homage to three of the victims, who died after a crane crashed on the sets of upcoming film ‘Indian 2’, in Chennai.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assesses impact and reviews preparedness of Coronavirus outbreak, during a meeting with various secretaries and senior officials of stakeholder departmentsof the Government of India, in New Delhi.

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MD Zumail and Nazeerul Islam pose for photographs with notices regarding Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) enquiry, in Hyderabad. The UIDAI sent notices to 127 people for allegedly obtaining Aadhaar numbers on "false pretences" but asserted these had nothing to do with citizenship.

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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh during first day of Budget session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

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Sharjeel Imam, former student of JNU, being brought by Assam Crime Branch and Delhi police from Tihar Jail for his alleged controversial remark on North East States, at Guwahati Railway station in Guwahati.

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Members of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) legislative wing along with people who have received severely inflated bills during a protest demanding roll back of the power hike as well as an independent inquiry into the alleged Rs 4300 crore power scam, in Chandigarh.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah receives a memento from Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu during 34th Statehood Day celebrations, in Itanagar.

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