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May 17, 2021

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) deployed ahead of cyclone ‘Tauktae’ at the coastline of Veraval, Gir Somnath.

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A man walks past a graffiti depicting coronavirus during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Fishermen try to move a fishing boat to a safer ground on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai. Cyclone Tauktae, roaring in the Arabian Sea was moving toward India's western coast as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.

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Medical officers carry Asaram brought for endoscopy at Mathuradas Mathur hospital in Jodhpur.

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Portals of Kedarnath temple opened in Rudraprayag district.

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Businessman Navneet Kalra, accused in connection with the recovery and seizure of Oxygen Concentrators by the Delhi police, being produced in a court, in New Delhi.

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Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Italy's Lisa Pigato during their match at the Emilia Romagna Open tennis tournament, in Parma. Serena Williams earned her first victory in more than three months by beating 17-year-old qualifier Lisa Pigato 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the Emilia-Romagna Open. Williams accepted a wild-card invitation for the Parma tournament after losing her opening match at the Italian Open last week.

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A Palestinian man reacts to the death of his father who was killed by an Israeli airstrike that destroyed the upper floors of a commercial building and caused damage to the nearby Health Ministry and prime health care clinic, in Gaza City.

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In this photo provided by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, a forest fire burns in Little Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

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People take part in a rally in support of Palestinians organized by civil society organizations, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Fishermen try to return to the shores on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai. Cyclone Tauktae, roaring in the Arabian Sea was moving toward India's western coast as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.

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A taxi car that was damaged after a tree fell on it during a heavy rain in Mumbai.

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Buses are stranded on a waterlogged road during heavy rain in Mumbai. Cyclone Tauktae, roaring in the Arabian Sea was moving toward India's western coast as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.

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A car stands damaged after a tree fell on it in Mumbai. Cyclone Tauktae, roaring in the Arabian Sea was moving toward India's western coast as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.

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Fishermen try to move a fishing boat to a safer ground on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai.

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A woman helplessly watches her umbrella fly away in the wind during a heavy rain due to Cyclone Tauktae in Mumbai.

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Fishing boats parked due to cyclone ‘Tauktae’, at a harbour near coastline of Veraval, Gir Somnath.

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Ship Samarth rescues 15 people from a fishing boat named Milad off Goa Coast.

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Fishing boats parked due to cyclone ‘Tauktae’, at a harbour near coastline of Veraval, Gir Somnath.

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An uprooted tree blocks a road after strong winds triggered by Cyclone Tauktae at Vengurla in Sindhudurg district.

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Strong sea waves near the Gateway of India as cyclone Tauktae approaches the coast of Mumbai.

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Huge crowd of migrant workers try to get inside a bus to return to their native places, during the COVID-induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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People over 18 years of age stand in a queue to get their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, outside a vaccination center, in Shimla.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin receives Rs 50 lakhs as donation from Superstar Rajinikanth for the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund to help the government in its fight against the pandemic, in Chennai.

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Waterlogging at Bhendi Bazar due to heavy rain and strong winds triggered by cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Candidates arrive to submit their documents after authorities issued notification for UTB (Urgent Temporary Basis) doctors and nursing vacancy, at CMHO in Jaipur.

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Health workers pose for a photograph with Sputnik V vaccine at pilot vaccination program at Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.

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A COVID-19 patient on oxygen support waits for admission in a hospital, in Kanpur.

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Dark clouds cover the sky during cyclone Tauktae at Vellayil Harbor in Kozhikode.

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Heavy rains and gusts due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Several trees collapsed on nearby buildings due to cyclone Tauktae at Candolim in North Goa.

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Sun Network Chairman Kalanithi Maran along with his wife Kavery Kalanithi (L) donates Rs 10 Cr to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin towards the Chief Minister Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) to support its fight against Covid-19, at his residence in Chennai. Chief Minister's wife Durga Stalin (R) is also seen.

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A woman walks during heavy rain due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Bandra-Worli sea link closes due to formation of cyclone Tauktae, at Bandra in Mumbai.

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A woman walks during heavy rain due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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A motorist rides during heavy rain due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Satellite image shows the powerful Cyclone Tauktae between 2:30 pm and 2:56 pm as it approaches the Indian coast.

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TMC activists wearing PPE kit protest after CBI arrests TMC leaders in the connection of Narada scam, outside CBI office Nizam Palace, in Kolkata.

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Trees fallen on parked cars due to strong winds triggered by cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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TMC activists hold a poster demanding immediate resignation of PM Narendra Modi and a cut-out of party leader Firhad Hakim during their agitation outside CBI office, in Kolkata.

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Fishermen pull their boat ashore to a safe place during formation of cyclone Tauktae, at Bandra in Mumbai.

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NDRF personnel carry out restoration works after tree fell on a road due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Goa.

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NDRF personnel carry out restoration works after tree fell on a road due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Goa.

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A Palestinian family sits outside their home after it was hit by an early morning Israeli airstrike, in Gaza City.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan releases the first batch of anti-COVID drug 2DG, developed by DRDO, in New Delhi.

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A health worker administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a woman at a drive-through vaccination camp, at a mall in Noida.

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Needy people wait in a queue for food distributed by a volunteer, during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A health worker while attending COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment at Shehnai Banquet Hall isolation centre, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee coming out from CBI Office following the arrest of TMC ministers and MLAs in Narada scam case, in Kolkata.

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Forest department personnel rescue a leopard from a residential area in Siliguri.

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A COVID-19 patient undergoes treatment at Shehnai Banquet Hall isolation centre, in New Delhi.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets health workers and residents in COVID-19 containment zone at Rampur village, in Muzaffarnagar district.

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Indian Navy helo presses into action to support rescue ops of Indian flagged Tug Coromondel Supporter XI adrift North West of New Mangalore, Karnataka.

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Shiite Muslims women and children take part in anti-Israel rally, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Passengers wait for Covid-19 tests upon their arrival at Jammu railway station, amid the rise in Covid-19 cases across the country, in Jammu.

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Trinamool supporters block a deserted stretch of NH12 to protest the arrest of senior party leaders in connection with Narada case, in Nadia.

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BKC jumbo vaccine centre damaged due to strong winds rising from the affect of cyclone Tauktae at Bandra in Mumbai.

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BKC jumbo vaccine centre damaged due to strong winds rising from the affect of cyclone Tauktae at Bandra in Mumbai.

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Police personnel guard near the coastline ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Tauktae, in Veraval. As per weather department the Cyclone Tauktae - which intensified into a 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' early this morning - is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is "very likely" to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour.

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A health worker gives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary at a drive-through vaccination centre, in Jabalpur.

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TMC cadres protest outside the CBI headquarters in Kolkata against the arrest of TMC leaders Fhirad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterje.

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Paramilitary jawans stand guard at the CBI office at Nizam Palace following the arrest of TMC ministers and MLAs in Narada scam case, in Kolkata.

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Poland's Iga Swiatek celebrates with 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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Poland's Iga Swiatek holds 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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Icelandic horses run to their paddock after they leave their stables where they spent the winter at a stud farm in Wehrheim near Frankfurt, Germany.

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A person in a dinosaur suit votes during the second day of the Constitutional Convention election to select assembly members that will draft a new constitution, in Santiago, Chile.

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People take pictures of a damaged synagogue after it was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, in Ashkelon, Israel.

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Israelis take cover as a siren sounds a warning of incoming rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, in Ashkelon, southern Israel.

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A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot behind the smoke of burning tires during clashes with Israeli army soldiers at the northern entrance of the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome. Nadal defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic 7-5, 1-6, 6-3.

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Orthodox Jewish men hold anti-Israel signage as thousands of activists supporting Palestine converge, 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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Vehicles ply at on a road at Colaba amid a heavy due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai. As per weather department the Cyclone Tauktae - which intensified into a 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' early this morning - is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is "very likely" to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour.

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Police force deployed outside a court where CBI was producing TMC leaders, arrested in connection with Narada case, in Kolkata.

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TMC activists shout slogans as they protest outside the CBI office Nizam Palace over the arrest of party leaders in connection with the Narada scam case, in Kolkata.

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TMC activists protest outside the CBI office Nizam Palace over the arrest of party leaders in connection with the Narada scam case, in Kolkata.

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Heavy rains and gusts at the Gateway of India, due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chairs a meeting of Secretaries, CDS, Service Chiefs and Ministry of Defence officials via video conferencing to review the actions taken by the Ministry and Armed forces in India’s fight against Covid-19 Pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Heavy rains and gusts due to Cyclone Tauktae, at Vashi in Navi Mumbai. As per weather department the Cyclone Tauktae - which intensified into a 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' early this morning - is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is "very likely" to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour.

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Strong sea waves near the Gateway of India due to Cyclone Tauktae approaching the coasts, in Mumbai. As per weather department the Cyclone Tauktae - which intensified into a 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' early this morning - is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is "very likely" to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour.

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Beneficiaries wait in a long queue for vaccination against COVID-19, at a centre in Varanasi.

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Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar visits the Gateway of India in the view the formation of Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Four crew of Tug Coromandal Supporter IX, grounded off Mulki rocks in Karnataka, after they were airlifted in a Navy helicopter. All 9 crew have been saved by ICG and Indian Navy.

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Satellite image shows the powerful Cyclone Tauktae as it approaches the Gujarat coast.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits a COVID-19 control room in Muzaffarnagar.

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Beneficiaries wait queues to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses, at Tej Bahadur Sapru Hospital in Prayagraj.

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People carry a body for last rites as shallow graves are seen around the banks of the River Ganges, at Phaphamau in Prayagraj.

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A temporary 100-bedded Covid-19 care centre that has been set up at the Government Girls College, in Gurugram.

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A deserted flyover during the 10-day partial lockdown imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19, in Agartala.

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People buy vegetables at a crowded wholesale vegetable, amid surge in Coronavirus cases, in Jalandhar.

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An ITBP Stress Counsellor interacts with a COVID-19 patient at Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre, Radha Soami Beas, Chhatarpur, New Delhi.

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Israeli police officers walk inside an empty synagogue is seen in Givat Zeev, outside Jerusalem. Israeli medics say more than 150 people were injured in a fatal collapse of a bleacher at an uncompleted West Bank synagogue.

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Barcelona players celebrate winning the UEFA Women's Champions League final soccer match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona in Gothenburg, Sweden. Barcelona won 4-0.

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Palestinians clash with Israeli forces at the Hawara checkpoint, south of the West Bank city of Nablus.

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A Palestinian father living in Cyprus holds up his child during a protest at Elephtheria, Liberty, square in capital Nicosia. Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people Sunday, Palestinian medics said, in the deadliest single attack in the latest round of violence.

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A Hotshots fire crew walks in line to fight the wildfire in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.

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Winner Rafael Nadal, of Spain, right, and second placed Novak Djokovic of Serbia, pose with their trophies at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome. Nadal defeated Djokovic 7-5, 1-6, 6-3.

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Portland Thorns players react after forward Sophia Smith recorded her third goal of the first half against the Chicago Red Stars during an NWSL soccer match in Portland, Ore.

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Vehicles wades through a waterlogged street after rains in Guwahati.

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Security personnel guard in a COVID-19 containment zone in Agartala.

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Israelis take cover as a siren sounds a warning of incoming rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, in Ashkelon, southern Israel.

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People buy vegetables at Alambagh vegetables market, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Lucknow. Vegetable markets have been allowed to operate in morning time.

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An IAF plane deployed to carry NDRF personnel and tonnes load to Ahmedabad as part of preparations for Cyclone Tauktae. IAF planes C-130J and 1 An-32 have been engaged to carry rescue personnel from various centres to Ahmedabad.

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COVID-19 patients during the morning yoga session at Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre, Radha Soami Beas, Chhatarpur, New Delhi.

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Fans of Warsaw's soccer team Legia Warszawa burn flares as they celebrate their club's victory of the Polish soccer championship in Warsaw, Poland.

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Supporters hold up flags and posters during a rally and march in support of Palestinians in Chicago in response to an ongoing assault between Israelis and Palestinians in the middle east.

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PSG's Neymar, right, celebrates with PSG's Kylian Mbappe after he scores his sides first goal during the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Reims at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.

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Marseille's Arkadiusz Milik celebrates scoring a penalty during the French League One soccer match between Marseille and Angers at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, southern France.

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Kyoung-Hoon Lee, of South Korea, holds the trophy on the 18th green after winning the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament in McKinney, Texas.

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A supporter holds up flags during a rally and march in support of Palestinians in Chicago in response to an ongoing assault between Israelis and Palestinians in the middle east.

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A supporter carries a child on his solders during a rally and march in support of Palestinians in Chicago in response to an ongoing assault between Israelis and Palestinians in the middle east.

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Barcelona players hold the trophy aloft after the UEFA Women's Champions League final soccer match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona in Gothenburg, Sweden. Barcelona won 4-0.

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Barcelona players pose for a photograph with the trophy after the UEFA Women's Champions League final soccer match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Barcelona players cheer Chelsea players after the UEFA Women's Champions League final soccer match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Barcelona players cut the net after winning the UEFA Women's Champions League final soccer match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona in Gothenburg, Sweden. Barcelona won 4-0.

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Barcelona players celebrate winning the UEFA Women's Champions League final soccer match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Chelsea's goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger fails to save the ball as Barcelona's Alexia Putellas scores her side's second goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Women's Champions League final soccer match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Barcelona's Kheira Hamraoui, right, heads the ball past Chelsea's Bethany England during the UEFA Women's Champions League final soccer match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee arrives at the CBI office at Nizam Palace following the arrest of TMC ministers and MLAs in Narada scam case, in Kolkata.

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TMC cadres protest outside the CBI headquarters in Kolkata against the arrest of TMC leaders Fhirad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterje.

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TMC cadres protest outside the CBI headquarters in Kolkata against the arrest of TMC leaders Fhirad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterje.

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TMC activists protest outside the CBI office Nizam Palace over the arrest of party leaders in connection with the Narada scam case, in Kolkata.

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TMC cadres protest outside the CBI headquarters in Kolkata against the arrest of TMC leaders Fhirad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterje.

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TMC cadres protest outside the CBI headquarters in Kolkata against the arrest of TMC leaders Fhirad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterje.

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This image released by Miss Universe Organization shows Miss Universe Mexico 2020 Andrea Meza reacts as she is crowned Miss Universe by Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi at the 69th Miss Universe Competition at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Benjamin

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This image released by Miss Universe Organization shows Miss Universe Mexico 2020 Andrea Meza being crowned Miss Universe by Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi at the 69th Miss Universe Competition at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

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This image released by Miss Universe Organization shows Miss Universe Mexico 2020 Andrea Meza reacting as she was named Miss Universe at the 69th Miss Universe Competition at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

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