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Feb 22, 2021

Special Operation Group (SOG) of J&K Police frisk pedestrians during Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) following inputs of the presence of militants at Amira Kadal area, in Srinagar.

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BJP leaders Mukul Roy and Kailash Vijayvargiya share a light moment during a public meeting at Chuchura Dunlop Ground ahead of the upcoming State Assembly election in Hooghly district of West Bengal.

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Decked up metro trains at Dakshineswar metro station, before the inauguration of Dakshineswar to Noapara extension corridor by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Kolkata.

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party workers raise slogans during a protest against fuel price hike in Chennai.

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Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad being stopped at Ganges Barrage while on the way to meet the Dalit minor girl undergoing treatment, in Kanpur district. Three minor Dalit girls of Unnao district were allegedly poisoned by two youths--of which two succumbed to death.

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Union Railways Minister Piyush Goel addresses a public meeting at Chuchura Dunlop Ground ahead of the upcoming State Assembly election in Hooghly district of West Bengal.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses during the inauguration of DRDO skill development centre at Pilkhuwa (UP), via video conference, in New Delhi.

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Commuters at Dakshineswar metro station, after inauguration of Dakshineswar to Noapara extension corridor by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Kolkata.

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A metro train runs on the Dakshineswar to Noapara extension corridor, after being inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Kolkata.

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Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav pays tribute to the mortal remains of senior party leader Rampujan Patel, during his funeral ceremony in Prayagraj.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being presented a jute bag with his portrait on it by state BJP President Dilip Ghosh during a public meeting ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti addresses senior party leaders and workers during party-president elections, at her residence in Srinagar. Mehbooba Mufti is re-elected as President of PDP for a period of three years.

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In this file photo, writer P Varavara Rao being produced at a court in Pune. The Bombay High Court granted interim bail for six months on medical grounds to ailing poet and activist Varavara Rao, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case.

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Four persons arrested by the Mumbai crime branch in connection with a cybercrime racket in Mumbai. The accused were operating a cyber fraud in the name of the Prime Minister's loan scheme.

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A man looks on at damaged vehicles after trees fell over them, due to recent rainfall in Solan.

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People gathered outside of the supermarket with the tension of facing the lockdown soon, in Mumbai

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Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Chief of the Air Staff, is received by senior officials of Bangladesh Air Force on his arrival for an official goodwill visit to Bangladesh.

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Bollywood actor John Abraham during a film shoot in Aligarh.

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BJP supporters during a public meeting ahead of the state assembly election, at Dunlop Shahganj in Hooghly district.

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BJP supporters during a public meeting ahead of the state assembly election, at Dunlop Shahganj in Hooghly district.

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BJP leader Biswajit Daimary flashes a victory sign after being elected as a member of Rajya Sabha, at state assembly in Guwahati.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to his supporters during a public meeting ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to his supporters during a public meeting ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being garlanded by state BJP President Dilip Ghosh and others during a public meeting ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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BJP supporters during a public meeting ahead of the state assembly election, at Dunlop Shahganj in Hooghly district.

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Police use tear gas shells to disperse Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists during a protest over the allegation of 'backdoor' entry into government services, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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BJP supporters during a public meeting ahead of the state assembly election, at Dunlop Shahganj in Hooghly district.

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A worker sanitizes the BJP's public meeting venue at Dunlop Shahganj in Hooghly district.

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Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav addresses party workers during a programme, in Prayagraj.

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Daulan Bakhla shows a photograph of her elder son Jyotish Bakhla, who died in the Uttarakhand glacier burst, at her village in Bethad panchayat under Lohardaga district. Bakhla was working as a labour at the Tapovan hydel project of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

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A model displays a crown designed using symbols of Indian Assembly, currency and bird at Sparkle 2021 Gem & Jewelry exhibition in Surat.

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Policemen undergo RT-PCR & Rapid Antigen test for COVID-19 at NMMC Hospital at Vashi in Mumbai.

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Passengers board a train at Srinagar Railway Station, after services resumed since its closure from March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Srinagar.

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Passengers board a train, after services resumed since its closure from March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Srinagar.

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Teacher Ulka Shinde (unseen) keeps her phone on a chair as she takes online classes of 9th standard students from BMC school, as coronavirus cases increase across the city, at Dharavi in Mumbai.

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Teacher Sabha Qureshi takes online classes of 10th standard students from BMC school, as coronavirus cases increase across the city, at Dharavi in Mumbai.

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Teacher Ulka Shinde takes online classes of 9th standard students from BMC school, as coronavirus cases increase across the city, at Dharavi in Mumbai. Earlier, teachers were calling 10 students per batch to attend physical classes.

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A train approaches Srinagar Railway Station, after services resumed since its closure from March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Srinagar.

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A train approaches Srinagar Railway Station, after services resumed since its closure from March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Srinagar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the inauguration of the important Oil & Gas projects and Engineering Colleges, in Dhemaji.

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Crowds attend the 10th anniversary memorial service of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. Today marked a decade since the quake struck, killing 185 people.

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Anti-coup protesters fill up roads as they gather near the Mandalay Railway Station in Mandalay, Myanmar. A call for a Monday general strike by demonstrators in Myanmar protesting the military's seizure of power has been met by the ruling junta with a thinly veiled threat to use lethal force, raising the possibility of major clashes.

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The Olympic Stadium is illuminated as the sun sets after the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and RB Leipzig in Berlin, Germany. Leipzig defeated Berlin by 3-0.

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Ice fisherman Noah Hoshino, of Lexington, Mass., fishes for bass and trout through a hole in the ice on the frozen Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. Temperatures reached the 30s Sunday in many locations in Massachusetts.

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An ice fishing device called a tip-up rests on the frozen Walden Pond in Concord, Mass. The tip-up raises a red flag when a fish bites bait on a fishing line connected to the apparatus.

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Commuters take an unconstructed road to cross the Ghazipur Border area due to road blockades by security personnel in the view of farmers' ongoing agitation over farm reform laws, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with 93 yr-old grandmother in Kerala, en route to Meppadi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi takes out a tractor rally from Thrikkaipatta to Muttil in Wayanad district.

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Members of Indian Youth Congress (IYC) hold placards during a protest against the hike in fuel prices and condemn the arrest of climate activist Disha Ravi, in New Delhi.

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Anti-coup protesters gather at an intersection in downtown Yangon, Myanmar. Protesters gathered in Myanmar's biggest city Monday despite the ruling junta's thinly veiled threat to use lethal force if people answered a call for a general strike opposing the military takeover three weeks ago.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during an interaction with the students of Infant Jesus School, at Kenichira in Wayanad.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during an interaction with the students of Infant Jesus School, at Kenichira in Wayanad.

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Members of Indian Youth Congress (IYC) hold placards during a protest against the hike in fuel prices and condemn the arrest of climate activist Disha Ravi, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi takes out a tractor rally from Thrikkaipatta to Muttil in Wayanad district.

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Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel being escorted by Speaker Girish Gautam, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Opposition Leader Kamal Nath and others during the Budget Session of state assembly, in Bhopal.

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AAP workers hold placards during a protest against the hike in fuel and LPG prices, in Patiala.

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Members of ABVP hold placards during a protest rally, in Kolkata.

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Trinamool Mohila Congress stage a demonstration during fuel price hike, in Kolkata.

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Deputy CM and state Finance Minister Tarkishore Prasad arrives to present the State Budget 2021-22 at the Bihar Legislative Assembly, in Patna.

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BMC volunteers during a COVID-19 awareness campaign at Dharavi, as coronavirus cases rise across the city, in Mumbai.

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy hands over his resignation letter to Lt Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan after he failed to prove his majority in the assembly, in Puducherry.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and others during foundation stone laying ceremony of various projects, in Dhemaji.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju with swimmers during the 'Fit Bengaluru for Fit India' programme, to celebrate Bangalore's rich sporting culture, in Bengaluru.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addresses a press conference after the presentation of State Budget 2021-22 in UP assembly, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav is welcomed by party workers on his arrival in Prayagraj.

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Municipal officials interact with travelers before levying fine for failing to wear face masks outside a bus station in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated with a 'Jaapi' (traditional Assamese hat) by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal during the foundation stone laying ceremony of various projects at Silapathar, in Dhemaji district.

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A health worker collects nasal swab of a traveler to test for COVID-19 outside a train station in Bengaluru.

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Officials levy fine on commuters who failed to wear face masks outside a bus station in Bengaluru. Cases of COVID-19 are increasing in some parts of India after months of a steady nationwide decline, prompting authorities to impose lockdowns and other virus restrictions.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of various projects at Silapathar, in Dhemaji district.

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A health worker collects mouth swab of a traveler to test for COVID-19 outside a train station in Bengaluru.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Bangalore South MP Tejasvi Surya and others participate in a unique mini-triathlon as part of the 'Fit Bengaluru for Fit India' programme, to celebrate Bangalore's rich sporting culture, at Lalbagh in Bengaluru.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Bangalore South MP Tejasvi Surya and others ride bicycles as part of the 'Fit Bengaluru for Fit India' programme, to celebrate Bangalore's rich sporting culture, at Lalbagh in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions in Defence sector, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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People push their motorcycles through an area flooded after the embankment of Citarum River burst, in Bekasi, Indonesia. Heavy rains caused rivers to burst their banks in the region sending muddy water into residential and commercial areas, inundating thousands of homes.

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Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna presents the paperless State Budget 2021-22 in the UP Legislative Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Paramilitary jawans patrol at Pathar Chapuri village ahead of the upcoming state Assembly polls in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy speaks during the special assembly session, in Puducherry. Narayanasamy resigns after he failed to prove his majority in the assembly.

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Businessman Robert Vadra rides a bicycle on his way to his office during a protest against the hike in fuel price, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan being welcomed by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra on his arrival to attend the Budget Session of the state assembly, in Bhopal

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Bomb disposal squad prepares to defuse an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detected at a bridge on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway near Pantha Chowk, in Srinagar

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Drummers perform during the closing ceremony of the annual Urs festival at the shrine of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and state Finance Minister Suresh Khanna arrive to present the State Budget 2021-22 in the UP Legislative Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Congress legislator Shakil Ahmad carries grains in front of the Bihar Assembly during a protest against the new farm laws amid the budget session, in Patna.

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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav rides a tractor during a protest against the new farm laws amid the Budget Session of Bihar Assembly, in Patna.

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All India NR Congress Founder N Rangasamy along with party MLAs arrives to attend the special assembly session, in Puducherry. Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan had summoned the Assembly, directing Chief Minister V Narayanasamy to prove his majority in a floor test after the opposition said the government has been reduced to a minority following a spate of resignations of the ruling party MLAs.

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Security personnel sit outside TMC MP Abhishekh Banerjee's residence, in Kolkata. Rujira Banerjee, the wife of TMC MP and CM Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee, on Monday responded to the CBI's summons in the alleged coal smuggling scam and asked the central agency to question her at her residence.

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Underprivileged children clap during a motivational song as they watch the special screening of a film at PVR, organised by Delhi Police, in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during a webinar on Defence Budget, at South Block in New Delhi. CDS Gen. Bipin Rawat and Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar are also seen.

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All India N. R. Congress Chief and Opposition Leader N. Rangasamy speaks to media representatives after attending the special assembly session, in Puducherry. Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy resigns after he failed to prove his majority in the assembly.

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Smoke blows after the bomb disposal squad defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), which was detected at a bridge, along the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway near Pantha Chowk, in Srinagar.

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(l-R) Shailesh Chandra, President of Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons and Tata Motors and Guenter Butschek, CEO and MD, Tata Motors during the launch of Tata Safari, in Mumbai.

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Congress MLAs ride bicycles as they stage a protest against the hike in fuel price on the opening day of the Budget Session of Madhya Pradesh Assembly, in Bhopal.

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A medic takes a nasal sample from a health worker for COVID-19 test, at GMCH in Guwahati. A school of Assam has been declared a containment zone till February 27 after several teachers tested positive for COVID-19.

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People push their motorcycles through an area flooded after the embankment of Citarum River burst, in Bekasi, Indonesia. Heavy rains caused rivers to burst their banks in the region sending muddy water into residential and commercial areas, inundating thousands of homes.

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, left, receives COVID-19 vaccinations at a Community Vaccination Centre in Hong Kong.

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Palestinian workers unload a truck from 20,000 doses of Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine upon its arrival to Gaza Strip, at the Rafah crossing border with Egypt. The 20,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V, donated by the United Arab Emirates and organized by Abbas rival Mohammed Dahlan, entered the Palestinian enclave through its border with Egypt.

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Flamengo soccer fans clash with the police during the team's arrival for a match against Internacional for the penultimate round of the Brazilian Championship, at Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. If Internacional wins today's match the team has enough points to win the championship outright.

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Media take images as a man throws a bottle agains a national police station during clashes following a protest condemning the arrest of rap singer Pablo Hasél in Barcelona, Spain. Protests in support of a jailed rapper turned violent for a sixth consecutive night in Barcelona on Sunday with clashes between police and groups of mostly angry youths in the center of the Spanish city.

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A sign that reads in on Portuguese "Vaccination saves lives" is tied to a bicycle as demonstrators assemble a giant doll representing Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro during a protest against the government's response in combating COVID-19 and demanding the impeachment of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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21-year-old activist Disha Ravi leaves after being produced at Patiala Court in connection with allegedly being involved in sharing a 'toolkit' on social media related to the farmers' protest, in New Delhi. Ravi was sent to one day police custody.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi takes out a tractor rally from Muttil to Kalpetta in Wayanad district.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during inauguration of a railway platform at Vaniyambalam, in Malappuram district.

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View of worlds largest cricket stadium, the Motera Stadium, ahead of its inauguration on Feb. 24, in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during inauguration of several Railway projects, in West Bengal.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurates several Railway projects, in West Bengal. Governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar, Union Minister for Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal and the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Babul Supriyo are also seen.

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Bollywood actress Nia Sharma spotted at Bandra in Mumbai.

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Nikita Jacob appears in connection with allegedly being involved in sharing a 'toolkit' on social media related to the farmers' protest, at Cyber Prevention Awareness and Detection (CYPAD) Centre in Dwarka

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Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) conducts test launch of Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM), near Chandipur coast in Odisha.

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Hyderabad FC players celebrate a goal during the 7th season of the Hero Indian Super League between Hyderabad FC and ATK Mohun Bagan held at the Tilak Maidan Stadium, Goa.

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Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya during 'Fit Bengaluru for Fit India', a mini triathlon event, in Bengaluru

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BMC officials penalise a commuter for not wearing masks, amid rise in coronavirus cases across Maharashtra, in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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A BJP activist cheers for Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a public meeting at Chuchura Dunlop Ground, ahead of the upcoming State Assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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Policewomen, part of Delhi Police's womens’ band, perform at India Gate in New Delhi.

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Parents of Lebanese students who study abroad break the door of a bank after they tried to prevent bank employees to do their jobs, during a protest demanding that banks allow the transfer of universities fees for their children studying abroad, in Beirut, Lebanon. Since 2019, the Lebanese currency has lost over 80% of its value and banks have imposed controls on withdrawals and transfers to protect dwindling foreign reserves.

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Climate activist Disha Ravi, 22, being taken to a court in New Delhi. Ravi was arrested for circulating a document on social media supporting months of massive protests by farmers in India.

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As a part part of Delhi Police Week celebrations South West district police in association with PVR Cinema organised a screening of Tom & Jerry film for under privileged childrens at Sangam PVR, R K Puram in New Delhi.

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As a part part of Delhi Police Week celebrations South West district police in association with PVR Cinema organised a screening of Tom & Jerry film for under privileged childrens at Sangam PVR, R K Puram in New Delhi.

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Smoke billows from the Mt Etna volcano as seen from Giarre, Sicily. Europe's most active volcano remains active scattering ashes around a vastly populated area on its slopes.

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