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Feb 28, 2020

A slingshot believed to have been used to hurl brickbats is seen tied to a railing in the backdrop of charred remains of vehicles set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in Shiv Vihar area of northeast Delhi. The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 42 on Friday.

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Charred remains of vehicles set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, outside an auto showroom in Khajuri Khas of Northeast Delhi.

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Tyre tubes and slingshots are seen at a rooftop of a school following communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in Shiv Vihar area of northeast Delhi.

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People take refuge at a residence in Chaman Park area of Mustafabad in Northeast Delhi. The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 39 till today.

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Forensics investigate the premises of suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain's house following clashes over new citizenship law, at Karawal Nagar in northeast Delhi. Hussain, is accused of being involved in the killing of Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer Ankit Sharma (26), who was found dead in a drain near his home in northeast Delhi's riot-hit area.

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Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava (C) along with Lt Governor Anil Baijal (C on R) inspects Maujpur Chowk area of the riot-affected northeast Delhi.

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People leave their houses after clashes over the new citizenship law, at Brij Puri area of northeast Delhi.

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Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal (R) interacts with locals during inspection following clashes over the amended citizenship law, in Maujpur Chowk of Northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol a street following clashes over new citizenship law, at Mustafabad in northeast Delhi.

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An Indian flag is seen on a fence overlooking a deserted market area of riot-affected part of northeast Delhi.

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CPI(M) leaders Sitaram Yechury and others during a protest against Delhi riots at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat during a protest against Delhi riots at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Protestors during a protest rally against CAA, NPR and NRC, in Kolkata

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Protestors during a protest rally against CAA, NPR and NRC, in Kolkata

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Protestors during a protest rally against CAA, NPR and NRC, in Kolkata

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Protestors during a protest rally against CAA, NPR and NRC, in Kolkata

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Protestors during a protest rally against CAA, NPR and NRC, in Kolkata.

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Social activist Medha Patkar addresses a press conference ahead of the national convention of river valleys, in Bhopal.

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P Varavara Rao and Sudhir Dhawale, two of the nine accused in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, are escorted by police to court for a hearing, in Mumbai.

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Vernon Gonsalves, one of the accused in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, is escorted by police to court for a hearing, in Mumbai.

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Mumbai Congress leaders and activists stage a silent protest to condemn the Delhi violence, in Mumbai.

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Police secure the area during investigation of riot affected sites, at Khajoori Khas in northeast Delhi.

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A local stands near a barricaded street following Tuesday's clashes over the new citizenship law, at Brij Puri area of northeast Delhi.

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People leave their houses following Tuesday's clashes over the new citizenship law, at Brij Puri area of northeast Delhi.

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Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya at the commissioning ceremony of a new coast guard offshore patrol vessel 'Varad’, at Chennai Port Trust.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (3R), Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat (3L), Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria (2R), Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh (R), Chairman of DRDO, G Satheesh Reddy (2L) and Air Marshal KK Nohwar (retd), director general, Centre for Air Power Studies, attend a seminar ‘Air power in no war, no peace scenario' in New Delhi.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal arrives to presents the State Budget 2020-21 at the Haryana Legislative Assembly, in Chandigarh.

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People offer Friday prayers on the rooftop of a mosque, which was burnt by rioters in Tuesday's violence over new citizenship law, at Brijpuri area of northeast Delhi. The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 39 on Friday.

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People pass by the BSE bull outside BSE Building, as the Sensex goes down, in Mumbai.

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Myanmar President U Win Myint and First Lady Daw Cho Cho at Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya.

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Myanmar President U Win Myint and First Lady Daw Cho Cho visit Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya.

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Traders monitor BSE index at a brokerage firm, as the Sensex goes down, in Mumbai.

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View of the BSE building with a screen written Black Friday, as the Sensex goes down, in Mumbai.

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Chief of Bheem Army Chandrasekhar Azad after a press conference outside AP Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference at BJP HQ, in New Delhi.

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Forensics and police personnel investigate areas and house which were burnt and vandalized by rioters in Tuesday's violence over new citizenship law, at Khajoori Khas in northeast Delhi. The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 39 on Friday.

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East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) workers clear brick-bats lying on a road following Tuesday's violence over new citizenship law, at Khajuri Khas area of northeast Delhi.

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A shopkeeper sorts through the charred remains of a vandalized and burned shop, following Tuesday's violence, at Khajuri Khas extension area of northeast Delhi. There were some areas of normalcy in the riot-hit localities of northeast Delhi with shops opening.

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Home Minister Amit Shah is greeted by party workers at airport ahead of his of meeting of the Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) followed by a rally in support of the amended citizenship law, in Bhubaneswar.

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Home Minister Amit Shah is greeted by party workers at airport ahead of his of meeting of the Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) followed by a rally in support of the amended citizenship law, in Bhubaneswar.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the National Award to Shalini Gupta, IIT Delhi, for young women showing excellence through application of technology for societal benefits, during National Science Day function in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the SERB Women Excellence award 2020 to Niti Kumar, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow (UP), during National Science Day function, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the National Award to Deepak Sharma, a science teacher in NAS Inter College, Meerut, for outstanding efforts in science & technology popularization among children during National Science Day function in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Additional Director General of Police (ADG) of CRPF S N Srivastava (R) visits the Yatri Niwas base camp ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu. Srivastava, has been appointed as the chief of Delhi Police days after he was made Special Commissioner (Law and Order) by the Home Ministry.

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A general view inside the empty San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy during the Europa League round of 32 second leg soccer match between Inter Milan and Ludogorets. Inter beat Ludogorets 2-1 in an empty stadium as a precaution because of the virus outbreak in Italy.

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India's Virat Kohli, left, gestures as he talks with teammate India's Prithvi Shaw ahead of the second cricket test against New Zealand in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara bats during net session ahead of the second cricket test against New Zealand in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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African American leaders say a prayer with US President Donald Trump as they end a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

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President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde addresses an event to launch the private finance agenda for the 2020 United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 at Guildhall in London. The 2020 United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 will be hosted in Glasgow from November 9 - November 19, 2020 under the presidency of the UK.

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Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece celebrates after he won a quarter final match against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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This photo provided by the Paris Fire Brigade (BSPP) shows rescue workers cleaning the area after a tree crashed on a car in Paris. Powerful winds sent a tree crashing down onto a car near the Eiffel Tower, killing the driver on the spot. The Paris fire brigade said it was among more than 100 storm-related accidents in the Paris region on Thursday, as sudden gusts of wind and rain swept the area.

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A view of flooding as residents in riverside properties in the area have been told to leave their homes and businesses immediately after temporary flood barriers were overwhelmed by water, in Ironbridge, England.

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An aerial shoing flooding as residents in riverside properties in the area have been told to leave their homes and businesses immediately after temporary flood barriers were overwhelmed by water, in Ironbridge, England.

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Flood water surrounds Worcester city centre, England after temporary flood barriers were overwhelmed by water.

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Flood water surrounds Worcester city centre, England, after temporary flood barriers were overwhelmed by water.

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A flock of greylag goose and greater white-fronted goose gathercat the munincipality of Hortobagy, Hungary. Between October and March the geese are regular guests of the Hortobagy prairies and fishponds.

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First samples for testing Corona Virus from 112 evacuees after their arrival from Wuhan, China being collected at ITBP Chhawla Quarantine Facility, in New Delhi.

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First samples for testing Corona Virus from 112 evacuees after their arrival from Wuhan, China being collected at ITBP Chhawla Quarantine Facility, in New Delhi. Their samples have been sent to AIIMS for testing.

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A medical worker prepares samples at the Mediterranean institute of infection of La Timone hospital in Marseille, Southern France.. One by one, more and more countries are reporting cases of the new coronavirus. Governments and doctors on the front lines are scrambling for solutions and everyday life around the globe is being disrupted in a manner that's not been seen in recent times.

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Medical staff perform an extraction of a Covid-19 sample at the Mediterranean institute of infection of La Timone hospital in Marseille, southern France.

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A paramedic wearing a mask gets out of a tent set up by the Italian Civil Protection outside the emergency ward of the Piacenza hospital, northern Italy.

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A worker wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant at a high school in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Greece's Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias said all carnival events in Greece would be suspended as a precautionary measure.

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People wear face masks to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus as they visit the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. As the worst-hit areas of Asia continued to struggle with a viral epidemic, with hundreds more cases reported Thursday in South Korea and China, worries about infection and containment spread across the globe.

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South Korean army soldiers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus on a street in Daegu, South Korea. As the worst-hit areas of Asia continued to struggle with a viral epidemic, with hundreds more cases reported in South Korea and China, worries about infection and containment spread across the globe.

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Workers wearing protective gears arrive to spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a shopping street in Seoul, South Korea.

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A woman wearing a face mask as a precaution against the COVID-19 while using smartphone in a subway train in Hong Kong.

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A woman on a stretcher is carried out of an ambulance into a tent set up by the Italian Civil Protection next to the emergency ward of the Piacenza hospital, northern Italy. Italy is changing how it reports coronavirus cases and who will get tested in ways that could lower the country's caseload even as an outbreak centered in northern Italy spreads in Europe.

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A worker disinfects journalists visiting the Mengniu dairy factory in Beijing. The state-owned dairy company Mengniu has suffered 20% sales decrease since the beginning of February due to the COVID-19 outbreak, said a Communist Party official overseeing the company during a tour of the plant organized by the State Council Information Office for foreign media.

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Matt Dunn, a researcher for the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh, holds dead samples of the coronavirus (COVID-19), at the Biomedical Science Tower 3 in Oakland, Pennsylvania.

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Pakistani women wearing face masks leave the Aga Khan hospital where a patient suspected of having contracted coronavirus was admitted, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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People stand in line to receive free face masks being distributed by volunteers to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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People line up to buy face masks outside a department store in Seoul, South Korea. Countries take harsh containment steps as a new virus spreads.

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Actress Helen Mirren arrives for the awarding ceremony for the Honorary Golden Bear at the 70th International Film Festival Berlin, Berlinale in Berlin, Germany. Helen Mirrenwill be awarded with the honorary Golden Bear for her lifetime achievement at the film festival.

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A model wears a creation for the Off White fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris.

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A model wears a creation for the Off White fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris.

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A model wears a creation for the Rick Owens fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris.

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A model wears a creation for the Rick Owens fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris.

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A model wears a creation for the Rick Owens fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris.

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Model Karlie Kloss wears a creation for the Off White fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris.

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Indian Women Cricket team opener Shafali Verma in action during the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup match against New Zealand, in Melbourne.

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Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury(C) with party MLA and Opposition Leader of West Bengal Legislative Assembly Abdul Mannan (L) participates in a candle light silent march to protest against the Delhi violence, in Kolkata.

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National Security Guard (NSG) commandos in CSMT Thane Local train during mock-drill, in Thane. Commuters boarding the 12.56pm CSMT-bound train departing from Thane railway station were taken aback when a team of NSG commandos vacated three compartments.

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(L-R) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Home Minister Amit Shah and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during 24th Eastern Zonal Council meeting, in Bhubaneswar.

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Home minister Amit shah with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata banerjee, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish kumar and Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan during their lunch at Naveen Niwas, in Bhubaneswar.

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Nripendra Mishra, Chairman of the Ram Temple Construction Committee meets Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his official residence, in Lucknow.

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Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a rally in Bhubaneswar.

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BJP workers hold placards during a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Chennai.

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BJP workers hold party flags and placards during a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Chennai.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (L) gestures as he addresses a press conference, in New Delhi. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia is also seen.

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Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor during a promotional event, in Mumbai.

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Defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) handed over the 50th L-40 stage of Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV-MKII) to the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), in Bengaluru.

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Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawad chants to offer peace to Ashfaq Hussain who died in communal violence of Northeast Delhi, at GTB hospital, in New Delhi. Ashfaq got married on February 14, 2020, and died after a few days in ongoing riots.

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