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Apr 05, 2021

A worker announces restrcitions imposed by authorities, due to surge in COVID-19 cases in Thane district.

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Police officer patrol the deserted Gateway of India, after authorities closed all public spaces due to surge in COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai.

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Members of National Students Union of India (NSUI) light candles to pay tribute to soldiers, who were killed in the encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh, in Bengaluru.

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Home Minister Amit Shah with soldiers involved in Bijapur Naxalite incident, at Basaguda in Bijapur district.

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BJP MP and party leader Manoj Tiwari (R) during campaigning for West Bengal Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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Women of Gadri village attempt to extinguish forest fire in Pauri district.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with wife Sadhna Singh during a COVID-19 awareness campaign, at his residence in Bhopal.

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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal during a protest in Bathinda.

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Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu attends the Mopin festival at Basar in Leparada district of Arunachal Pradesh.

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Fire in the forests of village Dungri in Pauri district.

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Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) pays tribute to the CRPF personnel, who lost their lives during an attack by naxals in Chhattisgarh, outside Kargil chowk in Patna.

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Workers carry out rescue and relief operations after the roof of the mosque collapsed, in Krishnagiri.

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TMC leaders Derek O'Brien (L) and Bratya Basu at a press meet at Trinamool Bhavan, in Kolkata.

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Trinamool Congress candidates Chandranath Sinha, Avijit Singha and Bidhan Chandra Majhi during their nomination filling rally for the West Bengal Assembly polls, at Bolpur in Birbhum district.

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Bollywood actress Mandakini during an election campaign in support of South Howrah assembly constituency JDU candidate Amit Kr. Ghosh, at Howrah.

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Polling officials collect election equipments at the distribution center, ahead of Kerala Assembly polls, in Palakkad.

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Police personnel distribute mask during an awareness campaign against the spread of the coronavirus, in Amritsar.

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Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora at the International Virtual Election Visitors Programme 202, during Elections for Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, in New Delhi.

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RSS leader Krishna Gopal along with others during the release of Urdu edition of the book 'Mustakbil ka Bharat', 'Bhavish ka Bharat', in New Delhi.

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Preparations underway for a junction improvement trail at Delhi Gate intersection to enhance road safety for commuters, in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Janata Party president J. P. Nadda, center, makes a speech to the crowd as he joins a roadshow in support of party candidate Babul Supriyo, left, ahead of the third phase of West Bengal state elections in Kolkata.

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Polling officials check Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and other necessary inputs required for the TN Assembly elections, at a distribution centre in Chennai.

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Polling parties travel on a buffalo cart for the election duty in a remote area, on the eve of the final phase of Assembly polls, Kamrup (Rural) district.

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A wild fire in the Tankore forest area of Uttarkashi district.

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Students during a protest over closure of coaching institutions, at Sasaram in Rohtas district.

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Relatives bury the body of a COVID-19 victim for at graveyard in New Delhi.

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Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party participate in a colorful rally in support of their legislative assembly candidate Babul Supriyo ahead of the third phase of West Bengal state elections in Kolkata.

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Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party participate in a colorful rally in support of their legislative assembly candidate Babul Supriyo ahead of the third phase of West Bengal state elections in Kolkata.

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This combination photo shows Mumbai's Shivaji Park buzzing with activity on Feb. 17, 2021, above and wearing a deserted look after government announced partial lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus on Monday, April 5, 2021, below.

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A man stands on the debris of houses destroyed in a fire, in Srinagar. A woman and her minor son was killed in the incident.

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Workers unload wheel-chairs as part of preparaton on the eve of Kanyakumari Lok Sabha bypoll, at Nagercoil in Kanyakumari district.

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A chopper is used to fetch water from the Tehri Dam to extinguish the fire in the forest areas of Garhwal region.

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Beneficiaries wait in queues to receive the COVID-19 vaccine doses at a PHC, in Bhubaneswar.

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

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Village Kauri near the Chenab Arch Bridge whose construction was completed after joining of both sides of the arch, in Chenab.

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Traffic jam at Gurugram- Delhi expressway due to construction of Dwarka Expressway Link Road, in Gurugram district.

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Farmers' protest over agri -laws outside Food Corporation of India (FCI) office in Gurugram.

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Army persoonel pay tribute to the soldiers who were martyred in the Bijapur Naxalite incident, in Jagdalpur police line.

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Police personnel during a students' protest over closure of coaching institutions, at Sasaram in Rohtas district, Bihar.

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Officials travel towards their polling stations on the eve of 3rd phase of Assam Assembly election, at Chaygaon in Kamrup district.

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People stand in a queue at a health centre to give their swab samples for COVID-19 tests, amid the surge in COVID-19 cases, in Karad.

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Medics collect swab samples of passengers for COVID-19 tests as the cases spike across the country at Kopar Khairane Railway Station in Navi Mumbai.

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A health worker collects samples of a motorist for Covid-19 tests, as coronavirus cases spike across the country, in New Delhi.

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Passengers gather at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus to board the outstation trains amid spike in COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai.

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TMC activists cheer for the party canditates during their nomination filing for the State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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Polling parties leave for polling stations on the eve of Assembly polls, in Wayanad district.

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Aggrieved wife of CRPF Inspector Dilip Kumar Das, who lost his life in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack, at her residence in at Bhargaon, in Barpeta district.

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Farmers protest outside Food Corporation of India (FCI) office in Amritsar.

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Jharkhand Homeguards jawans stage a protest against the state government at Jagannathpur in Ranchi.

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Medics and family members perform burial of a person, who died of COVID-19, in New Delhi.

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Polling parties leave for election duties from a distribution centre, on the eve of Assembly polls, in Kozhikode.

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SP MP Jaya Bachchan campaigns for Trinamool Congress candidate Aroop Biswas from Tollygunge constituency for upcoming Assembly election, in West Bengal.

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AFCONS engineers react after the construction of the arch for world's highest railway bridge, was completed, in Chenab.

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TMC activists hold a 'Khela Hobey' poster during filing of nomination papers by a party candidate for the State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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Sayukta Morcha candidates Fuad Halim of CPI(M), Ashutosh Chatterjee of Congress and Sadab Khan (R) of Congress in a joint rally before filing their nomination papers for the Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Minister for Power and TMC candidate from Bhawanipore constituency Sovandeb Chattopadhyay flashes victory sign before filing his nomination papers, ahead of the 3rd phase of State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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People wait to test for COVID-19 in Srinagar. India’s daily confirmed coronavirus cases have recorded the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began, indicating a renewed crush of infections.

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TMC candidate Debasish Kumar waves at supporters before filing his nomination papers for the State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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A health worker tests nasal swab samples for COVID-19 in Srinagar.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of an Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier to test for COVID-19 in Srinagar.

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Left party activists participate in a bike rally during filing of nominations of Sanyukta Morcha candidates for the State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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Rescuers pull out a ferry that sank Sunday night after being hit by a cargo vessel in the Shitalakkhya River in Narayanganj district, outside Dhaka, Bangladesh. 25 bodies were recovered as on Monday.

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SP MP Jaya Bachchan campaigns for Trinamool Congress candidate Aroop Biswas from Tollygunge constituency for upcoming Assembly election, in West Bengal.

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SP MP Jaya Bachchan campaigns for Trinamool Congress candidate Aroop Biswas from Tollygunge constituency for upcoming Assembly election, in West Bengal.

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Bihar Industry Minister Shahnwaz Hussain meets Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, in New Delhi.

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TMC candidate Subrata Mukherjee for Ballugunge constituency flashes victory sign before filing his nomination papers ahead of the 3rd phase of State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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Construction of the arch for the world’s highest railway bridge, over river Chenab nears completion, in Chenab.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel at a meeting of Central security forces, police and administrative officials, in Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh.

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Sadhus of Juna Akhara take part in a ritual to become 'Naga Sadhus' in Haridwar.

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Dancers perform on the eve of Rongali Bihu, in Dibrugarh.

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SP MP Jaya Bachchan at a press meet in support of Trinamool Congress, in Kolkata.

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Construction of the arch for the world’s highest railway bridge, over river Chenab nears completion, in Chenab. The arch, the most difficult part of the multi-crore bridge over Chenab, is a major leap towards the completion of the 111-km long-winding stretch from Katra to Banihal.

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Construction of the arch for the world’s highest railway bridge, over river Chenab nears completion, in Chenab.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah pays tribute to the 14 CRPF Personnel who lost their lives in Bijapur Naxal attack, in Jagdalpur.

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A health worker takes sample from a man for COVID-19 test, as coronavirus cases surge across the country, in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actor Malaika Arora with sister Amrita Arora and her sons Rayaan Ladak and Azaan Ladak outside her mother's residence, in Mumbai.

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TMC Candidate Manoj Tiwari during his door-to-door campaign for Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh during an election campaign in support of the party candidate Rathin Chakraborty for Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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TMC Candidate Manoj Tiwari beats a drum during his door-to-door campaign for Assembly polls, in Howrah district.

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CISF dog squad outside the National Media Centre after a suspicious object was found, in New Delhi.

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A health worker inoculates COVID-19 vaccine shots to beneficiaries at a vaccination centre in Prayagraj.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah being received by Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel on his arrival in Jadalpur.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Rakesh Tikait pays tribute at Mahatma Gandhi’s statue during a visit to the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.

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Hindu women perform rituals while offering prayers on the occasion of Sheetala Ashtami, at the Sheetala Mata temple in Bhopal.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Rakesh Tikait shows his passport outside the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.

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Polling parties leave for polling stations from a centre on the eve of the 3rd phase of State Assembly elections, in Guwahati.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditiyanath receives his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at the Civil Hospital, in Lucknow.

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Passengers stand in a queue at Birsa Munda International Airport to give their swab samples for COVID-19 tests, amid spike in coronavirus cases, in Ranchi.

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In this image made from video, soldiers and police officers assist residents to cross a flooded road in Malaka Tengah, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. Multiple disasters caused by torrential rains in eastern Indonesia have left dozens of people dead and missing and displaced thousands, the country's disaster relief agency said Monday.

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, second from right, wearing a face mask arrives at Court of Appeal in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The court Monday began hearing an appeal by Najib to overturn his conviction and 12-year jail sentence linked to the massive looting of the 1MDB state investment fund that brought down his government in 2018.

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Rafael Farias, left, father of 9-year Matthew, mourns with Rosie Farias, center, and Mary Alcaraz, right, during a candlelight vigil and rosary for the victims of the Orange shooting outside the offices of Unified Homes in Orange, California.

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Cambridge celebrate after defeating Oxford to win the Varsity Women's Boat Race on the Great Ouse river at Ely in Cambridgeshire, England. The traditional Boat Race competition between the boat crews of Oxford and Cambridge will be staged in Ely for the first time since 1944, where the remote Fenland location will help the organizers meet the challenges of staging the event without spectators due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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The Oxford, right, and Cambridge boats compete in the Varsity Women's Boat Race on the Great Ouse river at Ely in Cambridgeshire, England.

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Fulham's Kenny Tete, right, collides with Aston Villa's Matty Cash during an English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Fulham at Villa Park in Birmingham, England.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah lays wreaths at the coffins of 14 CRPF Personnel who lost their lives in Bijapur Naxal attack, in Jagdalpur.

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South Africa's batsman Rassie van der Dussen plays a high ball during the second One Day International cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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People inspect buildings damaged by a flood in Dili, East Timor.

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A man inspects buildings damaged by a flood in Dili, East Timor.

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People walk amid debris at a village affected by flood in Ile Ape, on Lembata Island, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

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Flood survivors receive medical treatment at a hospital on Lembata Island, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

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People wade through flood waters in Dili, East Timor.

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In this image made from video, Indonesian soldiers use a tractor to help residents to cross a flooded road in Malaka Tengah, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

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Residents wait for help to cross a flooded road in Malaka Tengah, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

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Nepalese Newar community people gather to protest after authorities banned people from gathering for the Biska Jatra festival due to COVID-19 fears in Bhaktapur, Nepal.Hundreds of people gathered dancing, playing traditional drums staged a protest against the decision not to organize the annual festival which was not held last year either because of lockdown.

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Abducted Quippo Oil and Gas Infrastructure Limited employee, Ram Kumar, after being released by United Liberation Front of Asom—ULFA (I), at Sonari in Charaideo district

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Home Minister Amit Shah visits those injured during an attack by Maoists in Chhattisgarh, in Raipur.

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A police vehicle patrols outside Vile Parle station during night curfew, imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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Police person partrols after public spaces were closed to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Dadar in Mumbai.

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Polling officials finalise arrangements in a polling booth on the eve of the Kerala Assembly polls, in Thiruvananthapuram

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Police stand guard during night curfew, imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Dadar in Mumbai.

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