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Apr 26, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the media persons after filing his nomination paper from Varanasi Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency, ahead of the 2019 general elections, in Varanasi.

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Trinamool Congress candidate for Kolkata North Parliamentary constituency, Sudip Bandyopadhyay, files his nomination for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, in Kolkata.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Amritsar parliamentary seat, Hardeep Singh Puri, files his nomination papers in the presence of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Punjab BJP president Shwait Malik, Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia and other, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in Amritsar.

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Singer Daler Mehndi joins the BJP party in the presence of senior party leader Vijay Goel and Lok Sabha candidate from North-West Delhi constituency Hans Raj Hans, at BJP office in New Delhi.

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Congress' candidate from Patiala Preneet Kaur files her nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections as her husband and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh looks on, in Patiala.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses an election campaign rally for Lok Sabha polls, in Samastipur.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi with RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav during an election campaign rally for Lok Sabha polls, in Samastipur.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un passes honor guards as he arrives at the train station to leave Russia, in Vladivostok, Russia. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid his respects at a ceremony honoring the war dead before wrapping up a brief and generally successful visit to the Russian Far East for his first summit with President Vladimir Putin.

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Congress candidate from Bhopal constituency, Digvijaya Singh, during an election campaign rally ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Bhopal.

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BJP candidate for Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, addresses an election campaign rally ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at Neelbad in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves after filing his nomination papers for the general elections in Varanasi,. He prayed at a temple before arriving at the election office, flanked by Amit Shah, president of Bharatiya Janta Party, and several state chief ministers. Invoking Hindu symbolism, Modi told party workers before filing his nomination papers: "Mother Ganga will take care of me."

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray as BJP leaders Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and Lok Janshakti Party President Ram Vilas Paswan look on, before PM's nomination filing ahead of the 2019 general elections, at collector's office in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi touches the feet of Shiromani Akali Dal President Parkash Singh Badal as BJP National President Amit Shah, JDU President Nitish Kumar and other leaders look on, before PM's nomination filing ahead of the 2019 general elections, at collector's office in Varanasi.

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Punjabi singer and BJP candidate from North West Delhi seat Hans Raj Hans and Vijay Goel flash the victory sign during the inauguration of the election office for the north-west constituency at Rohini.

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Punjabi singer and BJP candidate from North West Delhi seat Hans Raj Hans speaks during the inauguration of the election office for the north-west constituency at Rohini, in New Delhi.

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Exile Tibetans wait to welcome their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama by the side of street decorated with Tibetan and Buddhist flags in Dharmsala. The Tibetan leader returned from New Delhi where he had undergone medical treatment for a chest infection.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is greeted by her party supporters during an election campaign rally for the Lok Sabha elections, at Gursarai in Jhansi.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is garlanded by party leaders during an election campaign rally ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, at Gursarai in Jhansi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a group photograph with BJP National President Amit Shah, Shiromani Akali Dal President Parkash Singh Badal, Bihar CM and JDU President Nitish Kumar, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray, BJP leaders Nitin Gadkari, Rajnath Singh and other NDA leaders, after filing his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency at collector's office, ahead of the 2019 general elections in Varanasi.

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BJP National President Amit Shah, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, BJP leader Nitin Gadkari and Shiromani Akali Dal President Parkash Singh Badal during NDA meeting, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi files his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency at collector's office, ahead of the 2019 general elections in Varanasi.

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BJP National President Amit Shah is greeted by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during NDA meeting , ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at party supporters as he leaves to file his nomination paper from Varanasi Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency, after offering prayers at the Baba Kaal Bhairav temple, in Varanasi.

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BJP parliamentary candidate from Patna Sahib, Ravi Shankar Prasad, en route to file his nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections, in Patna.

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Former deputy CM and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate from Ferozepur, Sukhbir Singh Badal, offer prayers at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) before filing his nomination papers for Lok Sabha polls, in Amritsar.

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Yog guru Baba Ramdev addresses a press conference ahead of the Lok Sabha election 2019, in Patna.

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Union Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate from Bathinda, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, offer prayers at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) before filing her nomination papers for Lok Sabha polls, in Amritsar.

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Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi arrives for a hearing on a defamation case filed against Congress President Rahul Gandhi at Civil court, in Patna.

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Protesters wearing masks of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, stage a rally demanding peace of the Korean peninsula near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. In a statement, Moon's office said he hoped Thursday's summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will "lay a foundation for the resumption of North Korea-U.S. talks and the promotion of denuclearization process on the Korean Peninsula."

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A Ukrainian lights candles to commemorate those who died after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, during a ceremony at the memorial to Chernobyl firefighters in the town of Slavutych, Ukraine. Ukraine marks the 33th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when the 4th unit of the plant exploded early hours April 26, 1986.

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A Ukrainian lights candles to commemorate those who died after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, during a ceremony at the memorial to Chernobyl firefighters in the town of Slavutych, Ukraine. The city of Slavutych was built following the evacuation of Pripyat, the town of the Chernobyl plant workers, which was just 1.5 kilometers (about one mile) away from the plant. Some 50,000 Pripyat residents were evacuated after the disaster, taking only a few belongings. They never returned, and workers and their families now live in Slavutych.

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Sri Lankan Roman Catholic priests Father Anthony Nishan participates in a funeral service of a victim of Easter Sunday's church explosion of Katuwapitiya in Colombo, Sri Lanka. There are 41 dirt mounds piled with flowers and candles, with wooden crosses marked mostly with numbers that correspond to names in a book that the priests keep. There's fear of more violence and deep grief in this majority Christian enclave outside Colombo. "The whole village is a funeral. The houses here are filled with coffins," Nishan said of a place where about 120 Christians died in the bombing.

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan delivers his speech for the opening ceremony of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing.

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Central American migrants gather on top of a parked freight train, some sleeping, during their journey toward the US-Mexico border, in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico, at sunrise. Hundreds of migrants wait for the train known as "The Beast" as it once again rumbles through the night loaded with people headed toward the U.S. border after a raid on a migrant caravan threatened to end the practice of massive highway marches through Mexico.

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Artists perform during a reception after talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Far Eastern Federal University campus on Russky Island in Vladivostok, Russia. President Vladimir Putin says after talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Pyongyang is ready to proceed toward denuclearization, but that it needs serious security guarantees to do so.

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Indigenous leaders meet with lawmakers to discuss land rights and the Chamber of Deputies' role in the protection of the environment, at Congress in Brasilia, Brazil. Discussions held in congressional chambers were occurring on the sidelines of an annual three-day protest known as the Free Land Encampment in Brasilia.

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Jean Renel Joseph, who was shot the night before, lies on a bench as he is tended to at the General Hospital emergency room, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Gang members fatally shot several people and injured seven others including Renel Joseph in Haiti's capital in a surprise attack in the Carrefour-Feuilles neighborhood, authorities said. It is unclear what prompted the shooting.

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Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters briefly block a road near the Bank of England in the City of London. Extinction Rebellion says it will end its remaining blockades in London evening with a closing ceremony, after disrupting the British capital for 10 days. The non-violent protest group is seeking negotiations with the government on its demand to make slowing climate change a top priority.

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A historic Japanese Manga theatre curtain is condition checked after being hung at The British Museum in London. Due to its delicate nature, it is the last time the curtain by artist Kawanabe Kyosai which is 17 metres long and created in 1880 will be shown outside of Japan.

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Cranes work at Notre Dame cathedral, in Paris. French police scientists were starting to examine Notre Dame Cathedral for the first time since last week's devastating fire.

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From left, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for the opening ceremony of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing.

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Relatives throw flower petals on the coffin of Dhami Brandy, 13, a victim of Easter Sunday's bomb blast at St. Sebastian Church, in Negombo, Sri Lanka. The U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka warned that places of worship could be targeted for militant attacks over the coming weekend, as police searched for more suspects in the Islamic State-claimed Easter suicide bombings that killed over 350 people.

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Under tight police security, families arrive for Britain's Prince William visit to the Al Noor mosque, one of the two involved in the mass shootings, in Christchurch, New Zealand. Prince William visited one of the two Christchurch mosques where 50 people were killed and 50 others wounded in a March 15 attack by a white supremacist.

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Mourners carry candles as they walk with the hearse bringing the body of Maricela Vallejo, the slain 27-year-old mayor of Mixtla de Altamirano, to her aunt's house for a wake in Zongolica, Veracruz state, Mexico. Vallejo, her husband, and a driver were assassinated by multiple gunmen as they drove along a highway.

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Protestors of the group Extinction Rebellion walk to Hyde Park in London. The protest group Extinction Rebellion will voluntarily end the Marble Arch and Parliament Square blockades with a closing ceremony in Hyde Park.

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Partizan soccer fans light torches during a Serbian National soccer league derby match between Red Star and Partizan in Belgrade, Serbia.

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A student holds a smoke bomb during a protest march demanding free, non-sexist education in Santiago, Chile. Chilean university and secondary school students returned to the streets, rallying against state education policies.

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A model wears a creation from the Victor Hugo Mattos collection, which is part of the Estufa project, during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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A model wears a creation by Borana during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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India's Kavinder Singh Bisht is declared winner in the 56kg semi-final bout with Enkh-Amar Kharkhuu of Mongolia at the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok.

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Congress President Shri Rahul Gandhi addressing a Public Meeting at Naraharipur Nodal U.P. School Ground, District Balasore, Odisha

Congress President Shri Rahul Gandhi addressing a Public Meeting at Naraharipur Nodal U.P. School Ground, District Balasore, Odisha.

Smoke billows out of the railway station building as fire was detected to be caught in the station canteen, in Gwalior.

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BJP's candidate from Hamirpur constituency Anurag Thakur files his nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections, in Hamirpur.

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Congress leader Sam Pitroda addresses a press conference, at PCC office in Jaipur.

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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President and candidate from Ferozepur constituency Sukhbir Singh Badal files his nomination papers for Lok Sabha polls, in Ferozepur.

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Union Minister and BJP's Buxar constituency candidate Ashwini Kumar Choubey greets supporters during his election roadshow enroute nomination papers filing for Lok Sabha polls, in Buxar.

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Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress candidate from Jadavpur Parliamentary constituency Mimi Chakraborty files her nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections, as her mother Tapashi Chakraborty (R) looks on, in Kolkata.

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People rest on sweet lemons at a wholesale fruit market on a hot summer day in Hyderabad. Hyderabad has been experiencing extreme heat conditions with temperatures reaching 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit).

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BJP's Indore seat candidate Shankar Lalwani in the presence of party leaders Sumitra Mahajan and Kailash Vijayvargiya displays the victory sign after filing nomination papers for Lok Sabha polls, in Indore.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being garlanded during an election rally for Lok Sabha polls, in Mumbai. Also seen are Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi greets supporters during an election rally for Lok Sabha polls, in Sangamner.

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Ananat Ambani (R) son of Mukesh Ambani attends the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uddhav Thackeray's joint election rally for Lok Sabha polls, in Mumbai.

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Special Operation Group of police (SOG) cordon off area after suspected militants attacked a police post at Chanpora, in Srinagar.

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MI batsman Hardik Pandya plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI), at MAC Stadium in Chennai.

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MI's Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh watching the match during the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at MAC Stadium in Chennai.

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MI bowler Hardik Pandya celebrate with teammates for the wicket of CSK captain Suresh Raina during the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at MAC Stadium in Chennai.

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