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Feb 21, 2021

BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma participates in a cycle rally, ahead of Assam Assembly polls, at Naoboicha in Lakhimpur district.

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BJP MLA Basangouda Patil Yatnal (a critic of Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa) with members the Panchamasali (Lingayat) community during a rally demanding for the inclusion of Lingayat community in the 2A reservation category, in Bengaluru.

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Police personnel block the road as members of the Panchamasali (Lingayat) community take part in a rally demanding for the inclusion of Lingayat community in the 2A reservation category, in Bengaluru.

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People wearing face masks as precaution against COVID-19, stand in queue to cast their vote for local body elections in Ahmedabad.

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People wearing face masks as precaution against COVID-19, arrive to cast their vote for local body elections in Ahmedabad.

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Voters undergo thermal screening before casting their votes during the Gujarat Municipal Corporation elections, in Ahmedabad.

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Commuters ride past a patrolling team of paramilitary jawans, in the wake of forthcoming West Bengal Assembly polls, at Salt Lake in Kolkata.

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People watching a movie in a narrow room they call a Mini Theatre at Bandra east. Furthermore, Maharashtra continues to see a surge in coronavirus infections, out of 6,281 new cases, over 1,700 or about 27 percent were recorded in Mumbai.

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Members of the Panchamasali (Lingayat) community during a rally demanding for the inclusion of Lingayat community in the 2A reservation category, in Bengaluru.

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Members of the Panchamasali (Lingayat) community during a rally demanding for the inclusion of Lingayat community in the 2A reservation category, in Bengaluru.

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Paramilitary jawans patrol ahead of the upcoming state Assembly polls at salt Lake, in Kolkata.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat arrives to attend a book release function in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel along with other BJP leaders eats lunch at the residence of a farmer at Bolla village near Balurghat in South Dinajpur district.

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Locals near the mangled remains of a car that fell downhill in Chatroo area of Kishtwar district. Three members of a family were killed the accident.

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Farmers request commuters to take an alternate route during the 'Kisan Mazdoor Rally’ in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation against the Centre's three farm laws, at New Grain Market in Barnala.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (Rajewal) president Balibir Singh addresses farmers during 'Mazdoor Kisaan Ekta Maha' rally against new farm laws at grain market in Barnala.

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Paramilitary jawans patrol ahead of the upcoming state Assembly polls at salt Lake, in Kolkata.

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Paramilitary jawans leave for patrolling, in the wake of forthcoming West Bengal Assembly polls, at Salt Lake in Kolkata.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic, left, holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev, right, in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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A Hearst containing casket of Mya Thwet Thwet Khine travels to the cemetery in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was the first confirmed death among the many thousands who have taken to the streets to protest the Feb. 1 coup that toppled the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

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All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets boatmen and their families, who were allegedly harassed by local police few weeks ago, at Baswar village in Prayagraj

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray along with State Ministers Eknath Shinde, Nawad Malik, Aditya Thackeray attends the 'bhoomi pujan' ceremony of Sewri-Worli elevated corridor, at Worli in Mumbai

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Japan's Naomi Osaka poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup during a photo shoot at Government House the day after defeating United States Jennifer Brady in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Outstation passengers undergo COVID-19 tests on their arival at Thane Railway Station, as Maharashtra sees renewed spike in coronavirus cases, in Thane.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat at a book release function in New Delhi.

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Sri Jaya Mruthyunjaya Swami with Vachanananda Swami (L) during 'Panchamasali' convention, to demand for inclusion in the 2A reservation category, in Bengaluru

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BJP MLA Basangouda Patil Yatnal (a critic of Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa) speaks during a 'Panchamasali' convention to demand inclusion in the 2A reservation category in Bengaluru.

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The artist making a replica of Coronavirus by using collected waste plastic bottles. This initiative is taken by Varada Art for making an innovative Beautification concept by conveying awareness messages to the public through the MCGM at Matunga in Mumbai. Furthermore, Maharashtra continues to see a surge in coronavirus infections with 6,112 new Covid-19 cases recorded in the last 24 hours.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup aloft after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by BJP President J P Nadda during the inauguration of a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party's national office-bearers, at the NDMC convention centre in New Delhi.

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Women participate in 'Kisan Mazdoor Rally’ in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation against the Centre's three farm laws, at New Grain Market in Barnala.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah(R) his wife Sonal Shah (C) and son Jay Shah (L) flash victory sign after casting their votes during Gujarat Civic Polls in Ahmedabad.

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Artists perform during the inauguration of the 26th edition of 'Hunar Haat' at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi visits a stall during the inauguration of the 26th edition of 'Hunar Haat' at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi during the inauguration of the 26th edition of Hunar Haat at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

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Family members pay homage to the mortal remains of Col Vikas Gautam, who died due to sudden cardiac arrest in Ranchi on Feb.18, during his cremation at Shastri Nagar cremation ground in Jammu.

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Wild elephants graze at the Kaziranga National Park, in the north eastern Assam state.

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Wild elephants graze at the Kaziranga National Park, in the north eastern Assam state.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi visits a stall during the inauguration of the 26th edition of Hunar Haat at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta during the inauguration of a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party's national office-bearers, at the NDMC convention centre in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi during the inauguration of the 26th edition of 'Hunar Haat' at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah casts his vote at Naranpura Sub Zonal Office in Ahmedabad.

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Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after defeating United States' Jennifer Brady in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses during the inauguration of the 26th edition of 'Hunar Haat' at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

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Army soldiers carry the mortal remains of Col Vikas Gautam, who died due to sudden cardiac arrest in Ranchi on Feb.18, during his funeral at Shastri Nagar cremation ground in Jammu.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh felicitated by Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi during the inauguration of the 26th edition of 'Hunar Haat' at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates a meeting of the BJP national office bearers at the NDMC convention centre in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates a meeting of the BJP national office bearers at the NDMC convention centre in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid in a meeting.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar hands over 100,000 additional doses of COVID vaccine to Maldives' Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid and Health Minister Kerafa Naseem.

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A voter undergoes thermal scanning at a polling station during the civic body election in Ahmedabad.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during a post-Budget interactive session with industry leaders, in Bengaluru.

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Wipro Founder Chairman Azim Premji speaks during a post-Budget interactive session of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with industry leaders, in Bengaluru.

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BJP activists take part in the "Run for Modi" rally in Kolkata.

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy inspects a flooded residential colony following heavy rains, in Puducherry

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All India Congress Committee General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets boatmen and their families, who were allegedly harassed by local police few weeks ago, at Baswar village in Prayagraj.

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Jay Shah, son of Home Minister Amit Shah and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary shows his inked finger after casting his vote for Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation election in Ahmedabad.

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Jeevika Didis flash victory sign after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launched "Didi Ki Rasoi" scheme, in Patna.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Maldivian Defence Minister Mariya Ahmed Didi sign the UTF Harbour Project agreement.

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All India Congress Committee General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets boatmen, who were allegedly harassed by local police few weeks ago, at Baswar village in Prayagraj.

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All India Congress Committee General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets boatmen and their families, who were allegedly harassed by local police few weeks ago, at Baswar village in Prayagraj.

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Police personnel deployed outside TMC MP Abhisekh Banerjee's residence after a CBI team reached his house in connection with an investigation into an alleged coal smuggling case, in Kolkata.

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Members of Panchamasali (Lingayat) community during a Panchamasali convention to demand for inclusion in the 2A reservation category, in Bengaluru.

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Sri Jaya Mruthyunjaya Swami speaks as Sri Vachanananda Swami (R) looks on during the Panchamasali convention to demand for the inclusion of Lingayat community in the 2A reservation category, in Bengaluru.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi along with other senior party leaders stage a protest against the fuel price hike, in Golaghat.

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Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Siddaramaiah, KPCC President DK Shivakumar during appointment of KPPC Working Presidents Ramalinga Reddy and Dhruv Narayan, in Bengaluru.

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Congress senior leader Siddaramaiah, KPCC President DK Shivakumar greet Rajya Sabha opposition party leader Mallikarjun Kharge along with MLA Ramalinga Reddy and the former MP R. Dhruvanarayan, who have been newly appointed as working presidents of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), in Bengaluru.

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Vehicles ply below the newly built Kalanagar flyover connecting Bandra to Worli Sealink, which will be inaugurated by Maharashtra CM, in Mumbai.

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Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment & RPI Chief Ramdas Athawale (C) during party workers meet at Vishnudas Bhave Auditorium at Vashi in Navi Mumbai.

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Vasundhara Raje and other leaders during the inauguration of a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party's national office-bearers, at the NDMC convention centre in New Delhi.

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Members of various farmer organisations participate in 'Kisan Mazdoor Rally’ in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation against the Centre's three farm laws, at New Grain Market in Barnala.

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A forest official keeps vigil as wild elephants graze at the Kaziranga National Park, in the north eastern Assam state.

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J&K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan at Katra.

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Saudi jockey Adel Al Feraidy his horse owners celebrate after he wins the The Obaiya Arabian Classic competition of the Saudi Cup, at King Abdul Aziz race track in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Cup carries a total prize purse of $30.5 million and considered the world's richest horse race which attracted some of the world's best male and female jockeys.

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Japan's Naomi Osaka holds the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup aloft after defeating United States Jennifer Brady in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Residents use a rubber boat to make their way through a flooded street following heavy rains, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Residents use a cork material as a raft to make their way through a flooded street following heavy rains in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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People stand above at an office yard flooded following heavy rains in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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People wait for the water to subside as their vehicles are stuck at on a flooded toll road following heavy rains in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Residents wait for evacuation from their flooded neighborhood following heavy rains in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Rescuers evacuate people from their flooded neighborhood following heavy rains in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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A man grabs a tree to keep from being swept away by flood water through a flooded neighborhood following heavy rains in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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People swim through a flooded neighborhood following heavy rains in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Plain-clothed policemen escort handcuffed well-known actor and director Dimitris Lignadis, center, to a magistrate's office in Athens. Lignadis, 56, the former artistic director of Greece's National Theatre, has been arrested on rape charges, police say.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic, right, celebrates with his support team after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Rajeev Ram of the US and Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic pose with their trophy after defeating Australia's Samantha Stosur and Matthew Ebden in the mixed doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to Russian Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin during a meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

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Britain's Prince Charles leaves the King Edward VII's hospital by car in London, following a visit to see his father Prince Philip. Buckingham Palace said the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, 99-year-old Prince Philip was admitted to the private King Edward VII Hospital on Tuesday evening after feeling unwell.

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Jockey W.Buick and Japanese trainer A.Murayama celebrate the winning of The Riyadh Dirt Sprint of the Saudi Cup, at King Abdul Aziz race track in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with Goran Ivanisevic, right, and his support team after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Japan's Naomi Osaka, top, celebrates as he defeats United States' Jennifer Brady to win the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic falls as he celebrates after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a backhand return to Russia's Daniil Medvedev during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup and ball kids after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a backhand to Russia's Daniil Medvedev during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a meeting with UP farmer representatives, regarding the three agri-laws, in New Delhi.

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Members of UP farmer representatives during a meeting with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, regarding the three agri-laws, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses an event to mark International Mother Language Day, in Kolkata.

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BJP President J P Nadda addresses the concluding session of Bharatiya Janata Party's national office-bearers meeting, at the NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi.

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Youngsters create a wall mural using used plastic bottles, as part of an awareness campaign, in Mumbai.

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BJP supporters participate in the inaugural ceremony of ‘Vijaya Yatra’, led by BJP State President K Surendran, in Kasaragod.

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Archers prepare to participate in a competition during the 'Snow Festival', at Khangsar village in Todi valley of Lahual-Spiti.

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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath participates in the inaugural ceremony of ‘Vijaya Yatra’, in Kasaragod.

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Islamabad United Lewis Gregory, in red, shakes hand with Multan Sultans players at the end of Pakistan Super League T20 cricket match between Multan Sultans and Islamabad United at the National Stadium, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Fatkhulo Fatkhulloev of Chennaiyin FC celebrates his goal during the 7th season of the Hero Indian Super League between Kerala Blasters FC and Chennaiyin FC, held at the GMC Stadium, Bambolim, Goa

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Fatkhulo Fatkhulloev of Chennaiyin FC celebrates his goal with players during the 7th season of the Hero Indian Super League between Kerala Blasters FC and Chennaiyin FC, held at the GMC Stadium, Bambolim, Goa

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses for photos with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup at Brighton Beach after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev on Sunday Feb. 21, 2021 in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Dheeraj Singh of FC Goa and Erik Paartalu of Bengaluru FC in action during the 7th season of the Hero Indian Super League between Bengaluru FC and FC Goa, at the Fatorda Stadium, Goa.

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AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, top, and Inter's Hakimi vie for the ball during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Inter Milan, at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy

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AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left, and Inter Milan's Milan Skriniar vie for the ball during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Inter Milan, at the Milan San Siro Stadium, Italy.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center, controls the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Cadiz at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain

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