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May 27, 2020

Migrant workers hold their flight tickets to Patna (Bihar), scheduled at 6 AM on Thursday, bought by Pappan Singh, their employer and a Delhi farmer, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. The migrants who planned to go home in April, can’t believe that they are going to their villages in Samastipur by plane instead of walking or cycling thousands of kilometres, or scrambling for a seat on a bus or train.

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A volunteer distributes food packets and water bottles among migrants travelling in a train to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jabalpur.

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Villagers wade through a flooded area to reach a safer place after incessant rainfall at Bakulguri village, near Kampur in Nagaon District.

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A health worker wearing a PPE kit sanitizes auto-rickshaws, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A man poses with face-masks showing an image of the customer's face printed on it, at a photo studio in Gandhinagar.

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Medics conduct thermal screening of residents at a containment zone in Kopar Khairane, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Navi Mumbai.

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Migrants wait inside a school at Aram Bagh area before boarding buses to their native places in UP, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Officials wearing protective suits carry the body of one of the two passengers, found dead in one of the coaches of Shramik special train, at Manduwadih Station, in Varanasi. Two passengers of a Shramik special train from Mumbai were found dead by railway staff when other passengers had got off the train and it was shifted to the yard for cleaning and sanitizing.

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Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria prepares to fly Tejas single-seater Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), during its induction ceremony into the Indian Air Force in Sulur of Coimbatore district.

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Great Banyan, the world's largest banyan tree, after it was partially damaged during Cyclone Amphan, at Botanical Garden in Howrah district.

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Migrants keep their luggage to reserve their spot in a queue, while they sit under shade, before boarding a bus to the railway station, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Surat.

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Huge traffic jam due to checking of e-passes by security personnel at DND flyway, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Traffic police personnel divert commuters after a car overturned along a road due to tyre burst, on a highway in Thane.

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Migrants travel in a truck to reach their destination, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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People walk past an abandoned house damaged during super cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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Great Banyan, the world's largest banyan tree, after it was partially damaged during Cyclone Amphan, at Botanical Garden in Howrah district.

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People try to clear an uprooted tree from a street, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Agartala.

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People wait to collect drinking water on a street during a hot summer day, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, New Delhi.

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A shopkeeper assists a customer at a footwear store after the authorities allowed shopkeepers to open their establishments with certain restrictions, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Vijayawada.

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The second squadron of the indigenous Tejas Mk-1 FOC (Final Operations Clearance) fighter aircraft accorded water salute during its induction ceremony into the Indian Air Force in Sulur of Coimbatore district.

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A MCD worker sprays disinfectant on an ambulance, in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa pays floral tribute to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary, in Bengaluru.

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Workers spray disinfectant inside a classroom after an examination at a school, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kozhikode.

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Students wait for their parents outside a school after attending 12th examination, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kozhikode.

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Clerics distribute fruits and water bottles among migrants sitting in a bus to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Moradabad.

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A labourer drinks water at a grain market on a hot summer day as temperature reached 48 degrees Celsius, in Bikaner. Rajasthan has witnessed severe heatwave conditions in various parts with mercury touching 50 degrees Celsius in Churu district.

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A Youth Congress official conducts thermal scanning of a people waiting in a queue for free food outside Youth Congress office, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A man carries his plate after receiving food distributed by Youth Congress volunteers, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Youth Congress volunteers distribute food to needy people during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Workers making rotis in a roti-machine to be distributed among the poor, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Indian Youth Congress office in Delhi.

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Workers making rotis in a roti-machine to be distributed among the poor, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Indian Youth Congress office in Delhi.

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Red-naped ibis roam freely near Vijay chowk on a hot summer day in New Delhi.

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Birds perched on a fountain near Vijay chowk on a hot summer day, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A cyclist rides past a mural depicting hermits, on the wall of Naini Central Jail, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Riot police guard detain a protester as a second reading of a controversial national anthem law takes place in Hong Kong. Hong Kong police massed outside the legislature complex ahead of debate on a bill that would criminalize abuse of the Chinese national anthem in the semi-autonomous city.

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Migrants wearing face masks put up in a stadium before boarding trains to their native places in UP, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Health workers wearing PPE kits on their way to screen the residents of Hindpiri area to detect COVID-19 cases, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ranchi.

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Women buy cosmetic items at a shop after the district administration allowed traders to open their establishments in a phased manner, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bhopal.

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Gray langurs play with a handpump during a hot summer day, in Pushkar. Rajasthan has witnessed severe heatwave conditions in various parts with mercury touching 50 degrees Celsius in Churu district.

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Goods being packed at a clothing showroom that is being shut permanently after making losses in the lockdown period, despite authorities permitting traders to open their establishments on an odd-even basis from today, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Connaught Place in New Delhi.

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Locals, not adhering to social distancing norms, fill water near Yamuna crossing area, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Agra. Locals are suffering from water scarcity due to its irregular supply even as mercury level soared in the city.

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A shopkeeper pastes posters on face mask availability at his shop, after authorities permitted traders to open their establishments on an odd-even basis from today, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Connaught Place in New Delhi.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, bottom, arrives for the closing session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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A woman pauses on the sidewalk to look at the Carcavelos beach, outside Lisbon. As the government eases the coronavirus lockdown rules, people have been allowed back on the beaches with recommendations to keep social distance. Portugal is experience temperatures above average reaching 30C in Lisbon.

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Ball kids wearing face masks and protective gloves enter the field of play prior to the Czech Tennis President's Cup charity tournament match between Petra Kvitova and Barbora Krejcikova in Prague, Czech Republic. The sporting event can take place as the Czech government is taking further steps to ease its restrictive measures adopted to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

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Riot police form a line as they plan to clear away people gathered in the Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong. Hong Kong police massed outside the legislature complex ahead of debate on a bill that would criminalize abuse of the Chinese national anthem in the semi-autonomous city.

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Milk drains from the face of a protester who had been exposed to percussion grenades and tear gas outside the Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct in Minneapolis. Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody, were fired Tuesday, hours after a bystander’s video showed an officer kneeling on the handcuffed man’s neck, even after he pleaded that he could not breathe and stopped moving.

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Airlines staff members escort elderly passengers outside Birsa Munda International airport following the resumption of flight services, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Ranchi.

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A ball girl wearing a face mask hands over balls to Petra Kvitova during her Czech Tennis President's Cup charity tournament match against Barbora Krejcikova in Prague, Czech Republic. The sporting event can take place as the Czech government is taking further steps to ease its restrictive measures adopted to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

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Migrants board a bus for Katra Railway Station to leave for their native places in Madhya Pradesh, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jammu.

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A migrant carrying her belongings waits to board a bus for Katra Railway Station to leave for her native place in Madhya Pradesh, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jammu.

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Rashtriya Janta Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav addresses a press conference, in Patna

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Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with Harvard health expert Professor Ashish Jha via video link, in New Delhi.

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Children along with their migrant family wait to board a bus to reach their native place after arriving from Mumbai via special train at Praygraj railway station, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Passengers wearing face shields arrive from New Delhi at Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport following the resumption of domestic flights, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna.

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Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) President Upendra Kushwaha with party workers stages a protest against the state government over the poor arrangement of quarantine centers, in Patna.

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Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh along with party workers pays tributes to India's first Prime Minister Pt Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bhopal.

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Passengers from Mumbai arrive at Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport following the resumption of domestic flights, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna.

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A woman waits to collect drinking water from a roadside tap during a hot summer day, on the outskirts of Ajmer. Rajasthan has witnessed severe heatwave conditions in its various parts along with mercury touching 50 degrees Celsius in Churu district, recently.

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A mother covers her child's head to beat the heat on a hot summer day, in Bikaner. Rajasthan has witnessed severe heatwave conditions in its various parts along with mercury touching 50 degrees Celsius in Churu district.

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Bollywood actor Ashutosh Rana along with Saint Dev Prabhakar Shastri's family members performs rituals after pouring his ashes into Sangam, in Prayagraj. Saint Dev Prabhakar Shastri died at the age of 82 in his ashram.

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Congress party workers pay floral tributes to India's first Prime Minister Pt Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Debris of a house that collapsed due to landslide triggered by incessant rainfall, in West Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya.

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NDRF personnel work to clear an uprooted tree from a road, in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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A hand rickshaw puller ferries passengers on a road, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Migrants from Ahmedabad board a bus for South 24 Parganas, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A health worker sanitizes a public bus after the authorities permitted to start the interstate bus service, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Hawkers open their shop, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Gray langurs drink water from a roadside water tank to beat the heat during a hot summer day, on the outskirts of Pushkar.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flies the LCA Tejas fighter with 45 Squadron at Air Force Station in Sulur of Tamil Nadu. He is on a visit to the Station for operationalisation of 18 Squadron.

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy pays floral tributes along with other ministers at the portrait of former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary, at the PCC office in Puducherry.

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The SpaceX Falcon 9, with the Crew Dragon spacecraft on top of the rocket, is raised onto Launch Pad 39-A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Two astronauts will fly on the SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station scheduled for launch on May 27.

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Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with Swedish physician Professor Johan Giesecke via video link, in New Delhi.

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Migrants step out of Danapur railway station to board a bus to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna.

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A catholic couple wearing face masks leaves with their family members after performing rituals to get married, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Chikamagalur.

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