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Feb 24, 2021

Police stop commuters after a restriction was imposed due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, in Amravati, Maharashtra.

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City streets wear almost a deserted look after a restriction was imposed due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, in Amravati, Maharashtra.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (ext- R) joins fishermen as they toil for the morning catch on the high-sea, in Kollam.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (C) joins fishermen as they toil for the morning catch on the high-sea, in Kollam.

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BRO personnel construct a bridge over Rishi Ganga River in the disaster-hit Chamoli district.

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Search for missing people continues in the disaster-hit areas of Tapovan, in Chamoli district.

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Search for missing people continues in the disaster-hit areas of Raini and Tapovan, in Chamoli district.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with Prof. V.K. Malhotra, President, Indian Economic Association and Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, Director General at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh spotted at Bandra in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actress Malaika Arora spotted at Bandra in Mumbai.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel performs puja of Lord Girraj ji at Goverdhan town in Mathura.

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India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot on the first day of the 3rd cricket test match between India and England, at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Indian bowler R Ashwin celebrates the dismissal of England's J Leach on the first day of the 3rd cricket test match between India and England, at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Indian cricket team player Akshar Patel celebrates along with others after taking the wicket of England cricket team player Zak Crawley during a test match, in Ahmedabad.

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TMC workers run away after a clash with BJP workers during a BJP roadshow for upcoming polls, in Kolkata.

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BJP leaders Suvendu Adhikary, Mukul Roy, Rajeev Banerjee and others during a roadshow for upcoming polls, in Kolkata.

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Municipal workers sanitize at platform at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in the view of rising number of COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai.

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Home Minister Amit Shah speaks during the inauguration of Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The stadium was previously known as the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium.

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AAP National Convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal waves at his supporters and party workers during a roadshow for the upcoming municipal corporation by-elections, at Shalimar Bagh village, in New Delhi.

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AAP supporters during party convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's roadshow for MCD by-elections in Shalimar Bagh village, New Delhi.

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Bollywood actors Sharman Joshi during the promotion of his upcoming movie 'Fauji Calling', in Kolkata.

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Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out in the forest area on the Yamuna bank near Rajghat, in New Delhi.

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Police use water cannons to disperse Congress party workers during their 'Akrosh Rally'' in protest against hike in fuel prices, in Jabalpur.

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A health worker collects swab sample from women for COVID-19 tests at Goregaon (Topiwala) Municipal Maternity Home, in Mumbai.

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BJP leader Rakesh Singh, arrested in connection with a drug related case, being produced in a local court in Kolkata.

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IPFT chief NC Deb Barma and TIPRA chief Pradyot Debbarman during their meeting ahead of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) elections, in Khumulwng.

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A staff member sprays disinfectant inside a classroom ahead of the reopening of schools from March 1, 2021, at District Pulwama of South Kashmir. All the educational institutions including schools, colleges and universities in J&K were closed in March last year in wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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A staff member sprays disinfectant on buses ahead of the reopening of schools from March 1, 2021, at District Pulwama of South Kashmir.

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People stand near the portion of a road which caved in, at Dalgate in Srinagar.

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Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out in the forest area on the Yamuna bank near Rajghat, in New Delhi.

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Security personnel launch a cordon and search operation at Kawdara in Downtown Srinagar.

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Security personnel check identity card of a youth during a search operation at Kawdara in downtown of Srinagar.

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Congress Punjab MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, Gurjit Singh along with party workers stage a protest at Jantar Mantar against fuel price hike, in New Delhi.

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Huge liquid Oxygen tank at jumbo Covid-19 center where ICU and oxygen beds are there in Dahisar, Mumbai.

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Indian cricket team player Akshar Patel celebrates after taking the wicket of England cricket team player Zak Crawley during a test match, in Ahmedabad.

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Indian cricket team player Akshar Patel celebrates after taking the wicket of England cricket team player Zak Crawley during a test match, in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind interacts with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Home Minister Amit Shah interact with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah presents to Ishant Sharma his 100th Test cap, before the start of the 3rd cricket test match between India and England, at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind interacts with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and other players at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays floral tribute to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa on her birth anniversary, at her residence in Chennai.

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Police personnel visit to investigate after five members of a family were brutally murdered with sharp weapons, at Pahartoli village in Gumla district.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam along with other AIADMK leaders celebrate their party supremo late J Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary at AIADMK headquarter, in Chennai.

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A delegation lead by Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Digvijay Singh meets State Election Commissioner BP Singh demanding local bodies elections to held with ballot papers, at Commission's office, in Bhopal.

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Mahila Congress activists burn an effigy of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a protest against alleged crimes faced by women, at PCC headquarters in Bhopal.

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala after paying floral tribute to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa on her birth anniversary, at her residence in Chennai.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the 'Bhumi Pujan' of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar offer prayers at holy Ganga Talao, in Mauritius.

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Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad briefs the media on cabinet decisions, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar briefs the media on cabinet decisions, in New Delhi.

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A health worker collects a sample from a teacher for COVID-19 test, at Udaipur in Lahaul-Spiti.

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Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Pourakarmikas stage a protest in front of BBMP Head Office in Bengaluru.

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

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West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses an election rally ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses an election rally ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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Mid-day meal workers stage a protest against West Bengal Government, in Kolkata.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Home Minister Amit Shah felicitates Indian cricketer Ishant Sharma, ahead of the 3rd test cricket match between India and England, during the inauguration of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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A BMC health worker wearing protective gear takes a sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, at a housing society in Dadar, Mumbai.

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A BMC health worker wearing protective gear takes a sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, at a housing society in Dadar, Mumbai.

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Anti-coup protesters and riot policemen face off in Mandalay, Myanmar. Protesters against the military's seizure of power in Myanmar were back on the streets of cities and towns days after a general strike shuttered shops and brought huge numbers out to demonstrate.

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People fix a street destroyed during clashes against the Islamic State militants in Qaraqosh, Iraq. Iraq's Christians are hoping that a historic visit by Pope Francis in March will help boost their community's struggle to survive. The country's Christian population has been dwindling ever since the turmoil that followed the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. And it was dealt a near death blow in 2014, when Islamic State group militants overran northern Iraq, site of Iraq's historical Christian heartland.

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A labourer works at a brick kiln, on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Members of various farmers organizations tie turbans to women supporters at farmer's protest against the Center's new farm laws, at Dharreri Jattan Toll Plaza in Patiala.

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Union Minister of Agricultural and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar (R) and MoS Agriculture Kailash Choudhary during a function of the 2nd anniversary of 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme', in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Agricultural and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar (C), MoS Agriculture Kailash Choudhary (R) and Secretary Agriculture Snajay Agarwal during a function of the 2nd anniversary of 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme', in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister and JD(S) Supremo HD Devegowda along with party leaders holds a placard during a protest against the hike in fuel price, in Bengaluru.

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A health worker takes nasal swab sample of a man to test for COVID-19 at a market in Jammu.

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A health worker collects nasal swab during door to door screening for COVID-19 cases in Mumbai.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk outside a government hospital in Jammu.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus wait for transport outside a government hospital in Jammu.

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President Ram Nath Kovind along with Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the inaugural ceremony of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave and Narendra Modi Stadium, at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being presented a memento by BCCI Secretary Jay Shah during the inaugural ceremony of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave and Narendra Modi Stadium, at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Police personnel detain CPI(ML) legislator Mahboob Alam during a protest in the Bihar Assembly amid the budget session, in Patna.

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Indian fans wait to enter the Narendra Modi Stadium on the first day of the 3rd cricket test match between India and England, in Ahmedabad.

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Cricket fans outside Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium ahead of the 3rd test cricket match between India and England, in Ahmedabad. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium is also known as Motera Cricket Stadium and is the largest cricket stadium in the world with a capacity of 1,10,000 people, and four world-class dressing rooms.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks during the Budget Session of UP Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi join fishermen as they toiled for the morning catch on the high-sea, in Kollam.

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RJD legislators stage a protest at Bihar Assembly during the ongoing budget session, in Patna.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with fishermen at Thangassery Beach, in Kollam.

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Vijay Sampla after assuming the charge of Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, in New Delhi.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath along with NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajeev Kumar during a meeting, in Lucknow.

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Indian boxer Jyoti Gulia celebrates after defeating two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan and entered the quarter-finals of women's 51kg category at the 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Congress MLAs stage a protest in the state assembly over a hike in fuel price during the budget session, in Bhopal.

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A teacher takes a class at a school, that reopened after remaining shut since March 19, 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic, in Gurugram. Authorities allowed schools to conduct classes for students of 3rd to 5th standard with certain safety norms.

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Journalists and scientists take images as an Andean condor is released into the wild by Bolivian veterinarians, on the outskirts of Choquekhota, Bolivia. Two endangered Bolivian condors were released after recovering from a fall in February, as part of a project run by a state conservation program for the Andean condor.

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President Joe Biden speaks during a virtual roundtable with Black essential workers hosted by Domestic Policy Council director Susan Rice, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus in Washington.

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Ice covers the Allegheny River at Brady's Bend in East Brady, Pa. With sustained cold this winter and recent warmer temperatures, there are ice jams along the northern Allegheny River. The areas of the river above Kittanning, Pa. up toward Brady's Bend are known for ice floes.

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Ice covers the Allegheny River at Brady's Bend in East Brady, Pa. With sustained cold this winter and recent warmer temperatures, there are ice jams along the northern Allegheny River. The areas of the river above Kittanning, Pa. up toward Brady's Bend are known for ice floes.

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Relatives of inmates cry outside the Centro de Privación de Libertad Zona 8 prison where riots broke out in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Deadly riots broke out in prisons in three cities across the country due to fights between rival gangs, according to police.

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Marchers hold candles up as they listen to a speaker during a march and candlelight vigil for Ahmaud Arbery in the Satilla Shores neighborhood, in Brunswick, Georgia. Arbery was shot and killed last year while running in the neighborhood.

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Two medical workers wearing special suits to protect against coronavirus roll an elderly man suffering from COVID-19 in a wheelchair inside a hospital in Kolomyia, western Ukraine. Ukraine has received its first shipment of coronavirus vaccine, raising hopes that the fight against the virus can be heightened in the country where cases have strained the struggling medical system. A shipment of 500,000 doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine was flown into the capital Kyiv from India on Tuesday.

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A Kyrgyz man rides a horse holding a golden eagle for an eagle hunt during the hunting festival "Salburun" in Tuura-Suu, a small village nestled among the mountains, about 250 km. (156 miles) south-east of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Police officers run during clashes following a protest condemning the arrest of rap singer Pablo Hasél in Barcelona, Spain. Pablo Hasel spent 24 hours barricaded in a university building before police took him away last week to serve a 9-month prison sentence for insulting the Spanish monarchy and praising terrorist violence in his music.

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Two people look out over ice-covered Lake Michigan in St. Joseph, Michigan.

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Diego Garcia, 9, carries driking water he was given by volunteers at an apartment complex without water in Dallas. Two local bartenders took it upon themselves to bring a truck of drinking water to distribute to residents that have not had running water for over a week.

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Ricki Mills, right, hands her daughter Raella, 3, a cooking pan she retrieved out of a container waiting for water to wash dishes at an apartment complex without water, in Dallas. Residents have containers lines up waiting for a fire hydrant to be opened.

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Barbecue meals are prepared for distribution in Houston. The City of Houston, in collaboration with CrowdSource Rescue, Operation BBQ Relief and the Salvation Army served hot meals to those still impacted by last week's winter storm.

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A vehicle rests on its side after a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods along a road in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said.

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A crane is used to lift a vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said.

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A vehicle rests on its side after a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, a suburb of Los Angeles.

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West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses an election rally ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses an election rally ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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Cricketer Manoj Tiwary with other celebrities with Mamata Banerjee addresses during an election rally ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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Trinamool Congress supporters during an election rally ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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Trinamool Congress supporters during an election rally ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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Trinamool Congress supporters during an election rally ahead of the state assembly election, in Hooghly district.

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