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Apr 16, 2021

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visits AIIMS Trauma centre to visit COVID-19 patients, in New Delhi.

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Home Minister Amit Shah campaigns ahead of 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly polls, at Krishnanagar in Nadia district.

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Migrant workers board interstate buses for Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, as cases of Covid-19 rise in the NCR region, in Gurugram.

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Crowds throng CM Banerjee in Nabadwip, where she flew in to promote TMC candidate Pundarikaksha Saha, in Nadia district.

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TMC leader Swapan Dasgupta (2nd L) with other party leaders arrives to attend all-party meeting over COVID-19 norms in rallies, for ongoing State Assembly Poll, in Kolkata.

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West bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an election rally for State Assembly poll to promote TMC candidate Pundarikaksha Saha, in Nadia district.

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Crowds throng CM Banerjee in Nabadwip, where she flew in to promote TMC candidate Pundarikaksha Saha, in Nadia.

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Crowds throng CM Banerjee in Nabadwip, where she flew in to promote TMC candidate Pundarikaksha Saha, in Nadia.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Maldives Abdulla Shahid during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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State ADG(Law and Order) Jag Mohan arrives to attend an all-party meeting over COVID-19 norms in rallies for the ongoing West Bengal Assembly Polls, in Kolkata.

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Smoke billows from a forest fire at Ketli area in Shimla.

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visits AIIMS Trauma centre to visit COVID-19 patients, in New Delhi.

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Worker sprays disinfectant in a railway station, amid a spike in coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad.

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A long exposure photograph shows the movement of Muslim devotees during the ongoing holy fasting month of 'Ramadan', at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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Labourers cover sacks containing wheat grain with plastic sheets due to bad weather conditions at grain Market near Sirhind Road in Patiala.

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Laborers and farmers sort wheat grain at New Grain Market in Patiala.

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Visitors stand outside the closed gate of Victoria Memorial, amid rise in coronavirus cases across the country, in Kolkata.

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Devotees offer prayers during the ongoing holy fasting month of 'Ramadan', at Leisure Valley ground in Gurugram.

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Security personnel stand guard ahead of the 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly elections, at Bidhannagar in Kolkata.

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Muslim devotees wash their hands before prayers during the ongoing holy fasting month of 'Ramadan', at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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Migrants board a train to their native places in Bihar, amid rise in coronavirus cases across the country, in Jalandhar.

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CRPF commando Rakeshwar Singh Manhas, who was released by naxals after being captured during an encounter in Chhattisgarh, being welcomed by his family on his arrival, at Jammu.

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Passengers stand in a queue at a ticket counter to board buses for their native place, after authorities announced weekend curfew, amid surge in coronavirus cases across the country, at Sindhi camp bus stand in Jaipur.

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A labourer dries wheat grain during cloudy weather at a grain market in Patiala district.

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Polling officials carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMS) and other materials from a distribution centre, ahead of 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly Polls, in Nadia.

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Devotees offer prayers during the ongoing holy fasting month of 'Ramadan', at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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CRPF commando Rakeshwar Singh Manhas, who was released by naxals after being captured during an encounter in Chhattisgarh, being welcomed by his family on his arrival, at Jammu.

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Relatives console family member, outside the mortuary of a COVID-19, in New Delhi.

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Devotees come out, after offering prayers on the First Friday of the Holy month of Ramzan, at historic Makkah Masjid, in Hyderabad.

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Muslims women offer prayers, while maintaining social distance as precaution against COVID-19, on the first Friday of Ramadan, at Jamia Masjid in Downtown Srinagar.

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People offer prayers, on the first Friday of Ramadan month at the Khairuddin Mosque, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, in Amritsar.

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Relatives perform last rites during cremation of a person, who died of COVID-19, amid a spike in coronavirus cases countrywide, at Nigam Bodh Crematorium in New Delhi.

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A view of the iconic building of Lucknow, Imambada as ASI protected monuments remained shut for visitors, in view of the rising Covid-19 cases in the country, in Lucknow.

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A health worker takes swab samples from a passenger at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway Station, amid spike in Covid-19 cases, in Mumbai.

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Workers prepare vermicelli, which is used in a traditional sweet dish popularly consumed during the holy month of Ramadan, at a factory in Agartala.

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Polling officials with EVMs, on their way to respective booths prior to Madhupur assembly by-poll from Kumaitha stadium ground, in Deoghar.

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Muslims offer prayers on the first Friday of Ramadan month at Wasiullah mosque, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, in Prayagraj.

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Polling officials collect EVMs and other election materials before leaving for election duties for the 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly elections ,at Bidhannagar in Kolkata.

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Polling officials collect EVMs and other election materials before leaving for election duties for the 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly elections, at Bidhannagar in Kolkata.

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Bodies lined up for cremation, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across country, at a crematorium in Ghaziabad.

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COVID-19 victims' bodies being creamated at a crematorium in Ghaziabad.

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Ambulances with bodies of COVID-19 victims wait at a crematorium in Ghaziabad.

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West bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an election rally for State Assembly poll in Nabadwip, Nadia district.

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West bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an election rally for State Assembly poll in Nabadwip, Nadia district.

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Ambulances, carrying bodies of COVID-19 victims, parked outside Hindon river crematorium for their last rites, as coronavirus cases surge countrywide, in Ghaziabad.

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Military police officer Everaldo Pinto, dressed as superhero Captain America, sprays alcohol on children's hands amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. Pinto advises children on the need to protect themselves against COVID-19, distributing kits equipped with cleaning products and protective face masks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

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A boy embraces his sister as a healthcare worker swabs his sister's nose for a sample to test for COVID-19 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Players of Argentina's Defensa y Justicia celebrate with the trophy after winning the Recopa Sudamericana final soccer match against Brazil's Palmeiras in a penalty kick shoot-out at the Mane Garrincha stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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People offer prayers on the first Friday of Ramadan month in front of Nakhoda Masjid, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, in Kolkata.

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People offer prayers on the first Friday of Ramadan month in front of Nakhoda Masjid, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, in Kolkata.

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People offer prayers on the first Friday of Ramadan month in front of Nakhoda Masjid, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, in Kolkata.

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People offer prayers on the first Friday of Ramadan month in front of Nakhoda Masjid, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, in Kolkata.

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Covid-19 patients share a common bed at the casualty ward, as shortage of bed increased due to rising Covid-19 cases, at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) hospital, in Ranchi.

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Polling officials carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMS) and other materials to a polling centre, ahead of 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly Polls, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, in Nadia.

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West bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an election rally for State Assembly poll in Nabadwip, Nadia district.

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A view of the Qutub Minar as ASI protected monuments remained shut for visitors, in view of the rising Covid-19 cases in the country, in New Delhi.

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Beneficiaries stand in a queue to receive dose of Covid-19 vaccine at Venutai Chavan Government Hospital, amid rising corona virus cases across the country, in Karad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a Kashmiri woman to test for COVID-19 in Srinagar.

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A health worker sort swab samples at a testing centre, as coronavirus cases surge across the national capital, at MCD dispensary, Mehrauli, in New Delhi.

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A health worker collects swab sample from a woman for Covid-19 test, as coronavirus cases surge across the national capital, at MCD dispensary, Mehrauli, in New Delhi.

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West bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee address during an election rally for State Assembly poll in Nabadwip, Nadia district.

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A beneficiary receiving the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, amid rising coronavirus cases across the country, at a government dispensary, in Patna.

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Smoke from a massive fire that broke out in the Taradevi forest, in Shimla.

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Bodies lined up for cremation, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across country, at Hindon river crematorium in Ghaziabad. With increasing number of deaths due to Covid-19, the waiting period at crematoriums has gone up.

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Dengue patients get treatment on the floor due to shortage of beds, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) hospital, in Ranchi.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus wait to board trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.

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A sweeper collects discarded nasal swab samples and rapid test kits at a government run COVID-19 test center in Srinagar.

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Family members of a boy hold him as a health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Srinagar.

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A health worker collects a swab samples to test for COVID-19 in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums, in Mumbai. On Friday, India recorded another high of 217,353 new cases in the past 24 hours, pushing its total since the pandemic began past 14.2 million. The Health Ministry also reported 1,185 fatalities in the past 24 hours, raising deaths to 174,308.

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Polling officials carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMS) and other materials to a polling centre, ahead of 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly Polls, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, in Nadia.

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A Health worker, collect swab sample of migrants arriving from Maharashtra at a COVID-19 testing counter, amid rise in Covid-19 cases across the country, at Patna railway station in Patna.

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Bodies lined up for cremation, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across country, at Hindon river crematorium in Ghaziabad. With increasing number of deaths due to Covid-19, the waiting period at crematoriums has gone up.

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CISF jawans deployed at Taj Mahal, as Taj Mahal and other ASI protected monuments is shut for visitors, in view of the rising Covid-19 cases in the country, in Agra. The tentative reopening date of the monument is 15th May.

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A school situated near Argora chowk, with a board displaying it's name changed to 'Corona Universal School', in an attempt to impart coronavirus awareness among children, amid rising corona virus cases across the country, in Ranchi.

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In this file photo, Former CBI Director Ranjit Kumar Sinha. Sinha passed away on Friday morning.

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Police personnel put barricades outside the shrine of Sufi Saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, as shrine is closed for pilgrims, following the rise of Covid-19 cases across the country, in Ajmer.

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Devotees perform rituals, on the banks of river Ganga during the 'Nahay Khay' on the occasion of 'Chaiti Chhath' festival, in Patna.

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Manchester players celebrate after the Europa League, quarterfinal, second leg soccer match between Manchester United and Granada at the Old Trafford stadium, in Manchester.

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Pakistan's bowler Faheem Ashraf, left, celebrates with captain Babar Azam after dismissing South Africa's batman George Linde for 3 runs during the fourth and final T20 cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at Centurion Park in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga meets Vice President Kamala Harris on the balcony of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington. President Joe Biden will be welcoming Japan's prime minister to the White House on Friday in his first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader, a choice that reflects Biden's emphasis on strengthening alliances to deal with a more assertive China and other global challenges.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a forehand to Andrey Rublev of Russia during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco

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Members of the Ethiopian Tigray community in Switzerland protest against the Ethiopian government for what they call a civil war in Tigray and genocide on Tigray people on the "Place des Nations" in front of the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. The purpose of the protest was to call the United Nations to exert pressure on all parties to de-escalate the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia and to protect civilians.

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Pakistan players celebrate after winning the fourth and final T20 cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at Centurion Park in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 16, 2021. Pakistan beat South Africa by 3 wickets to win the series 3-1.

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Britain's Prince Edward, Lady Louise Windsor and Sophie Countess of Wessex, left to right, view flowers outside St George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle, Windsor England ahead of the Saturday funeral service for Britain's Prince Philip. Prince Philip died at the age of 99 on April 9.

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Faf du Plessis and Sam Curran of Chennai Super Kings celebrate after winning against Punjab Kings during match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021, at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.

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Suresh Raina of Chennai Super Kings bats during match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.

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Faf du Plessis of Chennai Super Kings bats during match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.

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Arshdeep Singh of Punjab Kings celebrates after takes a wicket of Ruturaj Gaikwad of Chennai Super Kings during match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.

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Shahrukh Khan of Punjab Kings bats during match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.

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Shahrukh Khan of Punjab Kings bats during match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.

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Deepak Chahar of Chennai Super Kings celebrates the wicket of Chris Gayle of Punjab Kings during match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.

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Deepak Chahar of Chennai Super Kings celebrates the wicket of KL Rahul of Punjab Kings during match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.

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Deepak Chahar of Chennai Super Kings celebrates the wicket of Mayank Agarwal of Punjab Kings during match 8 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai.

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Migrant workers stand in a queue to board outstation train to go their native place at Panvel Railway Station, amid rise in Covid-19 cases across the country, in Navi Mumbai.

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Migrants at Secunderabad railway station to board trains for their native place, fearing another lockdown during Covid-19 pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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Passengers at a bus terminal, amid the ongoing surge in coronavirus cases, in Kanpur.

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Home Minister Amit Shah campaigns ahead of 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly polls, at Krishnanagar in Nadia district.

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Security personnel during the weekend curfew amid the surge in coronavirus cases, in Jaipur.

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BJP leader and Bihar Minister Shahnawaz Hussain receives the COVID-19 vaccine, in New Delhi.

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Vinesh Phogat and Anshu Malik with their medals after winning the Asian Wrestling Championships 2021, in Almaty Kazakhstan.

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Divya Kakran with her medal after winning in the 72 kg category in the Asian Wrestling Championships 2021, in Almaty Kazakhstan

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Indian Railways team after winning the 68th Men Senior National Kabaddi Championship 2021, in Ayodhya

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Connaught Place wears a deserted look during weekend lockdown in New Delhi.

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Workers resting on carts in front of closed shops during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising covid-19 cases across the country, in New Delhi.

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