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May 23, 2020

A worker sorts sleeper train tickets arranged by UP government for migrants travelling to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Ghaziabad.

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A Delhi Home guard conducts a thermal screening of passengers at a bus stop, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Migrant workers wait to board a bus to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Mumbai.

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Migrants sit on a pavement outside a government school at Vinod Nagar, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Aeroplanes parked at Chennai airport, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Chennai. Domestic civil aviation operations will recommence in a calibrated manner from May 25.

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Cleaning staff members clean the floor at Chennai airport, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Chennai. Domestic civil aviation operations will recommence in a calibrated manner from May 25.

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People belonging to the fishing community unload fishes caught from the sea after Cyclone Amphan receded, in Puri.

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A fisherman poses for photographs with fishes caught from the sea after Cyclone Amphan receded, in Puri.

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KPCC President D K Shivakumar visits the Palace ground as stranded people wait before their journey by a special train to reach their native places, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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A shopkeeper arranges mannequins inside his shop which was closed for nearly two months following the authorities permitted to open their establishments on the odd-even basis from Tuesday onwards, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ghaziabad.

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Workers clean dresses outside their shop which was closed for nearly two months following the authorities permitted to open their establishments on the odd-even basis from Tuesday onwards, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ghaziabad.

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Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel visits Govind Dev temple in Vrindavan, near Mathura.

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Ajit Lochin Mishra (C), a migrant worker, takes part in volunteering services inside a bus carrying migrants to a railway station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik gives a final touch to his sculpture on cyclone Amphan with the message 'Join hands, Help Cyclone victims', at Puri beach.

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Statues wearing masks installed by South Western Railway after Mysuru Railway Station remodeling, to spread awareness about coronavirus and on importance of mask, in Mysuru.

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Stranded students and migrants arrive at Palace ground before they board a special train to reach their native places, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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A damaged electric pole hangs close to a road, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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A salesman gives a demo to people outside a shop to buy generator due to prolonged power cut, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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Ajit Lochin Mishra (L), a migrant worker, takes part in volunteering services during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi. Mishra came to Yamuna Sports Complex last month hoping to return to his native place in Jharkhand, but after seeing the condition of other migrant workers he decided to stay back and enrolled as a volunteer at the shelter home.

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Stranded people wait at the Palace ground before their journey by a special train to reach their native places, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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A woman mourns while talking on cell phone after she identified a body of her family member, who was killed in the Friday's plane crash, at a morgue in Karachi, Pakistan. An aviation official says a passenger plane belonging to state-run Pakistan International Airlines carrying passengers and crew has crashed near the southern port city of Karachi.

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Stranded people wait at the Palace ground before their journey by a special train to reach their native places, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Stranded people collect food as they wait at the Palace ground before their journey by a special train to reach their native places, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Migrants stand in a queue to board buses, to travel to their native places, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, at Varanasi Cantt Station.

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Migrants leave Yamuna Sports Complex, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Stranded students and migrants arrive at Palace ground, to board a special train to reach their native places, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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A migrant rests on the wreckage of a car on a hot summer day while waiting for a train to reach his native place, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jalandhar.

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Volunteers distribute fruits among stranded students and migrants at Palace ground before they board a special train to reach their native places, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Migrants leave Yamuna Sports Complex, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Migrants, not adhering to social distancing norms, arrive at Danapur railway station to board a train to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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Migrants wait to board buses to a railway station as they travel to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Surat.

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A view of damaged Esplanade bus stand, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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Christian women hold candles during a prayer service for the victims of a plane crash, at St. Johan Cathedral in Peshawar, Pakistan. A Pakistan International Airlines carrying passengers and crew has crashed near the southern port city of Karachi on Friday.

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A passenger shows his ticket for Srinagar at Birsa Munda International Airport, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown Domestic civil aviation operations will recommence in a calibrated manner from May 25.

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People stand in a queue outside a shop to buy generator due to power cut, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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A railway employee refills water bottles of migrants sitting in a train to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jabalpur

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Migrants arrive for their medical test at Suncity before boarding a train to Odisha, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Vasai. The authorities sent back migrants who belong to UP due to no train facility to their native places.

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Migrants from Uttar Pradesh leave from Suncity due to no train facility to their native places following only one train was going to Odisha, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Vasai.

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A medic conducts thermal screening of residents at a camp, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Solapur.

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Locals block a road near Uttarpara area to protest against delay in removal of uprooted trees, ongoning power cuts and unavailability of drinking water, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Hooghly district.

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A man cleans a mosque ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr festival, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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A police constable controls migrants who were trying to cross Delhi-UP border in an attempt to reach their native places on foot, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Locals block a road near Uttarpara area to protest against delay in removal of uprooted trees, ongoning power cuts and unavailability of drinking water, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Hooghly district

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Mangled remains of a car after a tree fell on it, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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Migrants board a local train at Danapur railway station to reach their destination, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna

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Locals block a road near Uttarpara area to protest against delay in removal of uprooted trees, ongoning power cuts and unavailability of drinking water, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Hooghly district.

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A worker attempts to repair an electric pole, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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Migrants arrive via 'Shramik Special' train at Danapur station to reach their native places, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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People ride cycle past branches of a tree fallen on a road after Cyclone Amphan hit the region in Kolkata.

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Locals block a road near Keorapukur bazar area to protest against delay in removal of uprooted trees, ongoning power cuts and unavailability of drinking water, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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Madrasa students and migrants seek permission to leave for their native place in Bihar at Taluk office, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Chikmagalur.

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Motorists make their way through a road laid with fallen trees and branches after Cyclone Amphan hit the region in Kolkata.

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An MCD worker sprays disinfectants inside a DTC bus, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A man fills a railway ticket form at a counter in Prayagraj Railway Station after the railways opened its reservation counters for booking of only reserved tickets, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Special seating arrangement to help passengers maintain social distance at Birsa Munda International Airport, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown. Domestic civil aviation operations will recommence in a calibrated manner from May 25.

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Books kept on a road for drying, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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Barbers wearing face shields attend their customers at a salon, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Karad.

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People standing in painted circles wait for their turn to buy tickets from counters at Bikaner railway station after the railways opened its reservation counters for booking of only reserved tickets, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bikaner.

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A woman walks past books kept on a road for drying, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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Mangled remains of a car after trees fell on it, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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A vendor sells face masks to migrants boarding a bus to reach their destination after arriving from Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) by a special train, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Passengers undergo thermal screening after arriving from New Delhi by train at Danapur railway station, during the ongoing COVID -19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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Passengers buy railway tickets from counters at Guwahati Railway Station after the railways opened its reservation counters for booking of only reserved tickets, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Men cross under an uprooted tree lying across a road, after super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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Members of Indian Administrative Service (Jharkhand) hand over a cheque worth Rs 17,23,401 (Seventeen Lakh Twenty Three Thousand Four Hundred One) to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren for Chief Minister's relief fund during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ranchi

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Children carry luggage as they enter a railway station to travel to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Moradabad.

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Congress activists protest against delay in restoration of power, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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People roam at the main market without maintaining social distancing, during the ongoing COVID -19 nationwide lockdown, in Beawar,

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Migrants, not adhering to social distancing norms, wait to board a train at Danapur railway station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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Migrants being screened as they enter a railway station with their bicycles, to travel to their native places during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Moradabad.

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An APSRTC worker conducts thermal screening of a passenger at Pandit Nehru Bus Station, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in Vijayawada.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, delegates applaud as Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for the opening session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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In this photo released by Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority, provincial governor Imran Ismail, center in blue coat, and Pakistan's aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar, center in black waistcoat, visit the site of Friday's plane crash, in Karachi, Pakistan. A passenger plane belonging to state-run Pakistan International Airlines carrying passengers and crew crashed Friday near the southern port city of Karachi.

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Mohammad Zubair, a passenger who survived a plane crash, is visited by relatives at his home in Karachi, Pakistan. When the plane jolted violently, Zubair thought it was turbulence. Then the pilot came on the intercom to warn that the landing could be "troublesome." Moments later, the Pakistan International Airlines flight crashed into a crowded neighborhood near Karachi's international airport.

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Muslim cleric and Markazi Chand Committee Chairman Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali looks through his binoculars to sight the moon, which signals the start of Eid-Ul-Fitr, in Lucknow.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee waves at the villagers during her meeting for Cyclone Amphan, at Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal

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A resident inspects his damaged house after a tree fell on it during Cyclone Amphan, at Sagar in South 24 Parganas, West Bengal

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Bollywood actor Sonu Sood while sending off migrants to their native places by buses, amid COVID-19 lockdown at Wadala TT police station in Mumbai.

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A COVID-19 patient gave birth to twin boys at Maharaja Tukojirao Holkar (MTH) Hospital, in Indore

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