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May 16, 2021

NDRF team clears a road blocked by the falling of trees due to strong winds during the formation of cyclone Tauktae, near TB hospital in Panaji.

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Kedarnath Temple, which is all set for reopening of its portals on May 17 (Monday), has been decorated with 11 quintals of flowers. However, in view of the pandemic, the famous Char Dham yatra has been suspended this time but the arrangement has been made for the devotees to have online 'darshan' in Rudraprayag.

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Lifeguards patrol at Dadar Chowpatty due to formation of Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

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A huge tidal wave due to the cyclone Tauktae at a seashore in Puthurai, in Kanyakumari district.

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High sea waves lashing during heavy rains at a coast in Kochi.

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Farmers try to breach the police barricading during their protest in Hisar.

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Police personnel lathi charge on farmers during their protest in Hisar.

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People fill their water cans at a slum near Chanakyapuri, in Delhi.

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Children playing cricket during at Nabi Kareem wears a deserted look during the COVID-induced lockdown, in New Delhi.

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The second consignment of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V arrives at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad.

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Family members mourn the death of a COVID-19 patient outside a mortuary, in New Delhi.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during his visit Primary Health Center of village Chhaprauli in Gautam Budh Nagar district.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren meets the orphan and the disabled people for moral and financial support during COVID-19 pandemic, at Cheshire Home in Ranchi.

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West Bromwich Albion's Kyle Bartley celebrates after scores a disallowed goal during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool at the Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, England.

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Liverpool's defensive wall blocks a free kick of West Bromwich Albion's Matheus Pereira during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool at the Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, England.

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Israeli soldiers gather at a staging ground near the border with the Gaza Strip, in southern Israel.

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Poland's Iga Swiatek kisses the winner's trophy after defeating Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova at the final match of the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome. Swiatek won 6-0, 6-0.

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A tree collapsed due to strong winds during the formation of cyclone Tauktae, in Panjim.

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Beneficiaries wait to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a vaccination centre in Bengaluru.

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Workers adjust a ventilator and oxygen during preparation of 80 bed COVID-19 care center, amid the ongoing surge of coronavirus cases, at a temporary Covid-19 care centre in the auditorium of a Girls College, in Gurugram.

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Family members of Mudasir Gul show his drawings and certificates, after he was arrested by the J&K police for painting the face of a Palestinian woman and flag during anti-Israel protest, at his residence in Srinagar.

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Managing critical patients at odd hours is always a challenge. At 2.30 am, I visited GMCH to see how #Covid patients are being given treatment in Emergency Ward at night. I was satisfied with the arrangements.

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NDRF team undertakes restoration work, after a tree collapsed due to strong winds during the formation of cyclone Tauktae, in Panjim.

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Beneficiaries wait to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a vaccination centre in Bengaluru.

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Despite the threat of Corona and Cyclone Tauktae, youngsters are enjoying making videos in Mumbai.

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High sea waves due to cyclone Tauktae hit Bhagavathi Prem Sinken Dredger, at Surathkal Beach near Mangaluru.

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Beneficiaries stand in queue to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a vaccination centre in Bhubaneswar.

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Farmers carrying strawberries after picking up inside their farm during ongoing lockdown to contain spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, on the outskirts in Srinagar.

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Farmers packing juicy strawberries after harvested inside their farm during ongoing lockdown to contain spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, on the outskirts in Srinagar. Strawberry is the first fruit that grows after six months of harsh winters in Kashmir and is supplied to various parts of north India including Delhi. The farmers said there was good yield of strawberry crop this year, but due to closure of markets owing to Covid-19 lockdown, they fear of losses as they would not be able to transport the crop to outside Valley in view of coronavirus restrictions.

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An Israeli Arab man argues with Israeli border police officer during a protest in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east Jerusalem, where several Palestinian families are under imminent threat of forcible eviction from their homes.

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Kennedy Space Center. The rocket is carrying a fleet of Starlink communications satellites.

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Activists supporting Palestine rally on the back of a pickup in New York. The rally supports Palestine in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine on the day Israeli airstrikes leveled several buildings in the Gaza strip.

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Cruz Azul's fans celebrate after Jonathan Rodriguez scoring against Toluca during a Mexican soccer league quarterfinal second leg soccer match at Azteca stadium in Mexico City. Cruz Azul won 4-3 on aggregate and will play in the semi finals.

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Palestinian mourners carry the body of Nidal Safadi, who was killed in clashes with Israeli forces, during his funeral in the West Bank village of Urif, near Nablus.

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Fishing boats are anchored at a fishing harbor following authorities called back from the sea due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Karachi, Pakistan. The meteorological department issued an alert, warning fishermen to avoid fishing in the Arabian sea in the next few days as the Cyclone Tauktae could cause rough conditions in the sea, local media reported.

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The building housing the offices of The Associated Press and other media in Gaza City collapses after it was hit by an Israeli airstrike. The attack came roughly an hour after the Israeli military warned people to evacuate the building, which also housed Al-Jazeera and a number of offices and apartments. There was no immediate explanation for why the building was targeted.

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Someity, the official mascot for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, presents a decoration of the symbol of Paralympic Games called three "agitos" as it was unveiled after a ceremony to mark 100 days to go until the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, that have been postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo.

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Japanese Kabuki actor Ebizo Ichikawa performs "Sanbaso" during a ceremony to mark 100 days to go until the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, that have been postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo.

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Inter-state buses remain parked amid surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, at Khadgarha bus terminal, in Ranchi.

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Police officers punish a man violating COVID-induced curfew rules in Nagaon District of Assam.

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A police stop and chek commuters during complete ongoing lockdown imposed by authorites amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, in Amravati, Maharashtra.

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Deserted view of G.S road during COVID-induced curfew in Guwahati.

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Farmers collect their produce amid the rains in Vellayani in the suburbs of Thiruvananthapuram.

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Workers clear the rubble of a building that was destroyed by an Israeli airstrike, that housed The Associated Press, broadcaster Al-Jazeera and other media outlets, in Gaza City.

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Palestinian rescuers search for survivors under the rubble of destroyed residential buildings following deadly Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City. The Israeli airstrikes flattened three buildings and killed at least 26 people Sunday, medics said, making it the deadliest single attack since heavy fighting broke out between Israel and the territory's militant Hamas rulers nearly a week ago.

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Fishing boats anchored due to cyclone Tauktae alert, at Mora Jetty Uran, in Navi Mumbai.

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A deserted view of Howrah bridge during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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A woman with two blind associates wait for transport to go back home, during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown, at a bus stand near Howrah station.

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Family members shift a COVID-19 patient to level-3 ward of Swaroop Rani Nehru Hospital in Prayagraj.

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Ferries anchored on river Ganga during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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Passengers clicked outside Howrah station during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown, at Howrah station.

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Deserted view of roads during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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A deserted view of Park Street flyover during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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Teams from Naval Dockyard repairs two major oxygen plants at Nellore & Shri Kalahasthi, during the ongoing oxygen crisis, Visakhapatnam.

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A policeman questions the driver of the vehicle during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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A policeman checks a taxi on Howrah bridge during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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Police personnel question a biker on Howrah bridge during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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A deserted view of a road during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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A man whiles away time outside a closed shop during the COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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A police officer enquires a passenger about the emegency requirements, during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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Relatives carry dead body of a suspected COVID-19 victim, near a cremation ground on the banks of the Ganges, at Phaphamau in Prayagraj.

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Workers remove the electric pillars from the road, which were damaged after a tree fell on the electric wires due to a storm last night, in Guwahati.

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Second batch of Sputnik-V vaccine arrives in Hyderabad.

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People visit a crowded market during relaxation hours from COVID-induced lockdown, in Patna.

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People visit a crowded market during relaxation hours from COVID-induced lockdown, in Hyderabad.

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BJP president JP Nadda with MOS Anurag Thakur flags off relief materials for Himachal Pradesh from his residence in New Delhi.

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Electric poles fell due to heavy rain and wind from Tauktea cyclone, at Bidarahalli near Chikmagalur.

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Family members and relatives perform the last rites of a dead body, near the banks of river Ganga at Phaphamau Ghat, in Prayagraj.

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Family members mourn the death of COVID -19 victim at Swaroop Rani Nehru Hospital, in Prayagraj.

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An image by Indian Meteorological Department shows satellite view of cyclone Tauktae, Delhi.

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Sadar Bazar wears a deserted look during the COVID-induced lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Cannaught Place wears a deserted look during the COVID-induced lockdown, in New Delhi.

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An image of the late Kobe Bryant is displayed on the scoreboard as the New York Knicks honor his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame before an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets at Madison Square Garden, in New York.

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Hall of Fame honoree Kevin Garnett, second from left, stands with his daughters Kavalli, left, and Kapri, former San Antonio Spurs teammate Tony Parker, fourth from right, and Tim Duncan, third from right, and Kobe Bryant's daughter Natalia, second from right, and widow Vanessa, right, who stand on the stage with Bryant's jacket as host Lisa Salters, fourth from left, speaks while Kobe's image is displayed on a video screen during the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame awards tip-off celebration and awards gala, in Uncasville, Conn. Garnett and Duncan received their Hall of Fame jackets while Vanessa Bryant presented her late husband's Hall of Fame jacket to Natalia. The couple's other daughter Gianna perished along with her father in a 2020 helicopter crash.

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A image of Kobe Bryant is projected on a video screen above the stage as Ne-Yo, lower left, sings "Incredible," memorializing members of the basketball community who lost their lives during the past year-and-a-half, at the long-delayed 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony, in Uncasville, Connecticut.

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Presenter Michael Jordan kisses Vanessa Bryant on the head after Bryant spoke on behalf of her late husband, Kobe Bryant, after Bryant was enshrined as part of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class, in Uncasville, Connecticut.

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Bianka Bryant smiles for the crowd as her mother, Vanessa Bryant, center, holds Kobe Bryant's Hall of Fame trophy after the late Bryant was enshrined as part of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class in Uncasville, Connecticut.

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Leicester's goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, right, and Wes Morgan hold the trophy aloft at the end of the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Leicester won the match 1-0.

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Leicester's Wilfred Ndidi celebrates at the end of the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Leicester won the match 1-0.

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Leicester's Jonny Evans celebrates with the trophy at the end of the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Leicester won the match 1-0.

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Leicester's manager Brendan Rodgers is thrown into the air by his players as they celebrate at the end of the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Leicester won the match 1-0.

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Leicester's Jamie Vardy celebrates at the end of the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

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Leicester's Caglar Soyuncu celebrates at the end of the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

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Leicester City players celebrate at the end of the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

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Chelsea score only for the goal to be disallowed for offside during the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

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Chelsea's Christian Pulisic, center, runs with the ball during the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

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Chelsea's Olivier Giroud, left, and Kai Havertz challenge Leicester's Caglar Soyuncu during the FA Cup final soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

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A car damaged by an uprooted tree due to strong winds during the formation of cyclone Tauktae, in Panjim.

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