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May 28, 2020

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launches the facility for instant allotment of PAN card using Aadhaar-based e-KYC, in New Delhi.

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Quarantine center set up inside Patliputra sports complex for COVID-19 patients, during the nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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Swarm of locusts seen abive a field in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh.

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The water level of Brahmaputra River reaches pillar-base of the statue of Lord Vishnu (the Chakreshwar Temple) following rains, at Kalipur near Guwahati.

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Traffic jam on NH-24 after the authorities sealed Delhi-Ghaziabad border due to a sudden surge in coronavirus cases, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, near Ghazipur in New Delhi.

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Traffic jam on NH-24 after the authorities sealed Delhi-Ghaziabad border due to a sudden surge in coronavirus cases, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, near Ghazipur in New Delhi.

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Urban Development Minister Eknath Shinde along with officials visits Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation's 1100-bed COVID-19 Quarantine Centre being set up at the CIDCO Exhibition Center at Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

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A passenger waits in the lounge area of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport before his domestic travel, in Mumbai. A media tour was conducted to witness the preparedness at (CSMIA) post resuming its domestic air service operations.

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A shopkeeper puts a protective suit on a mannequin for sale at a garment shop after the government eased restrictions during the nationwide lockdown, in Chennai.

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A biker rides through a flooded street following heavy rains, at Dabaka in Hojai district of Assam.

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Nissan workers burn tires during a protest in front of the Nissan factory in Barcelona, Spain. Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co. has decided to close its manufacturing plans in the northeastern Catalonia region, resulting in the loss of some 3,000 direct jobs.

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Nissan workers march during a protest in Barcelona, Spain. Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co. has decided to close its manufacturing plans in the northeastern Catalonia region, resulting in the loss of some 3,000 direct jobs.

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A view of the Gandhi Nagar textile-cloth wholesale market, during 4th phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. Shops are now opened in the market following odd/even rules.

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Passengers wearing PPE kits check-out from the Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport upon their arrival from Bengaluru, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna.

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Villagers carry a bike on a banana raft in flood-hit locality of Doboka in Hojai district of Assam.

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Tailors make face masks at the shop, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Mirzapur.

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People buy air coolers on a hot summer day during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A vendor arranging and displaying earthen pots to attract the customers on a hot summer day, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A view of rajpath road leading to Rashtrapati Bhavan, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A mirage shimmers over Rajpath leading to India Gate as temparatures rise, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Children enjoying bathing in a tube-well to get relief from the hot weather at Yamuna khadar, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Children take dip in a pond to get respite from the scorching heat on a hot summer day, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, 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 man leaves after buying liquor bottles from a wine shop, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Kochi. Liquor shops opened in Kerala after a gap of two months.

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A migrant feeds his child before boarding a bus for Ludhiana to travel to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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Poor people stand in a queue to collect food from volunteers in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Left Front Chairman Biman Bose with his party colleagues wearing protective masks display placards and posters during a protest against the State Government and Central Government for their alleged failure in containing COVID-19, in Kolkata.

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A shopkeeper opens his shop in a waterlogged market following rains, in Kolkata. A fast and rough squall hit Kolkata and south Bengal on Wednesday evening, a week after super cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in the State.

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Paid sanitization service workers spray disinfectant on an ambulance for free, outside the LNJP hospital, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A man avails paid sanitization service for his motorcycle outside LNJP hospital, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Passengers wait for thermal scanning on their arrival at Mohanbari Airport from Kolkata, following the resumption of domestic flight operations, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Dibrugarh.

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Family members and relatives mourn the loss of three children, who were killed last night after they got buried under a concrete slab while playing on a roadside, in Patna.

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People wade through a waterlogged street following rains, in Kolkata.

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A farmer plows his field at a village during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jabalpur.

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Medical students stage a protest demanding for increase in their stipend, outside Sardar Medical College, in Bikaner.

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Police men sprinkle water on their makeshift check-post (a hut) to keep it cool during a hot summer day in Fatehpur Shekhawati, Rajasthan.

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Village women carry drinking water collected from a well, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, on the outskirts of Jabalpur.

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A medic collects swab sample of a pregnant woman for COVID-19 test, at a kiosk set up outside Chitaguppi hospital, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Hubli.

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Youth cool off in River Yamuna in New Delhi. India grappled with scorching temperatures and the worst locust invasion in decades as authorities prepared for the end of a monthslong lockdown despite recording thousands of new infections every day.

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Migrant workers from other states trying to return to their homes wait for transportation at Vastral metro rail station in Ahmedabad. India sees no respite from the coronavirus caseload at a time when the two-month-old lockdown across the country is set to end on Sunday.

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Workers wearing face mask and face shield to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus, sew behind white partition surrounding their sewing tables as they work at a garment factory at Industrial Zone in Yangon, Myanmar. Despite a poor public health infrastructure and crowded urban areas, Myanmar has reported a surprising low number of COVID-19 cases, with just a little over 200 confirmed and a few deaths.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping reaches to vote on a piece of national security legislation concerning Hong Kong during the closing session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing. China's ceremonial legislature has endorsed a national security law for Hong Kong that has strained relations with the United States and Britain.

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This grab made from video provided by KK Productions, shows locusts swarming over city and near by area in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. India is grappling with scorching temperatures and the worst locust invasion in decades as authorities prepared for the end of a months long lockdown despite recording thousands of new infections every day.

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A woman walks in front of riot police at Central during the second day of debate on a contentious bill that would criminalize insulting or abusing the Chinese national anthem, in Hong Kong.

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A Thai classical dancer wearing face shield to help curb the spread of the coronavirus performs at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai government continues to ease restrictions related to running business in capital Bangkok that were imposed weeks ago to combat the spread of COVID-19.

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Hair-stylists wearing PPE kits attend to a customer at a salon, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in Vijayawada.

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Migrants arriving from Haryana undergo temperature tests on their arrival at the railway station, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Moradabad.

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Customers wait for their turn outside a bar using the newly implemented virtual queue app ‘BevQ’ on the first day of opening of Bars and Beverage Co. outlets, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns in Kozhikode.

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Rush of people at a market during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Mathura.

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Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar addresses a press conference in Srinagar.

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A combo image of two screenshots shows a vehicle, carrying IED, being safely defused by the security forces in Pulwama district of J & K. Police, CRPF and Army defused the IED fitted in the vehicle in an in-situ explosion after Pulwama Police got credible information last night that a terrorist was moving with an explosive-laden car.

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Buddhist monks from Myanmar, who were stranded in India due to COVID-19 lockdown, arrive at Gaya International Airport to board their flights to return to their country, in Gaya.

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Women collect drinking water from a roadside public tap during a hot summer day, at Sheshpura village near Beawar.

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Buses parked outside the Maraudhi railway station to take migrant labourers to their hometowns, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Varanasi.

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A tractor after it fell off a pontoon bridge into the Ganga river claiming at least two lives, in Patna.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi delivers a video message as part of the the party's 'Speak Up India' campaign, in New Delhi. Gandhi asked the central government to unlock its coffers and help the needy affected by the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

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Workers carry out de-weeding work at the Dal Lake during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Srinagar.

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Cadets of Scouts & Guides provide drinking water to the migrants sitting in a Shramik Special train for their native places, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Mathura Railway Station.

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Medics screen passengers as they arrive at the NSCBI Airport to catch a flight for Guwahati, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata. Domestic flight operations began at the airport from today.

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Air passengers arriving from Delhi leave the the Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna

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Migrants wearing face shields leave the Birsa Munda International Airport after they were brought by a special flight from Mumbai, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ranchi. This was the first special flight to transport around 180 migrant labourers from Mumbai to Jharkhand.

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Migrants wearing face shields pray to their homeland after they were brought at Birsa Munda International Airport from Mumbai by a special flight, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ranchi. This was the first special flight to transport around 180 migrant labourers from Mumbai to Jharkhand.

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Villagers make way along a road which is blocked due to fall of a tree in the last night's fast and rough squall, at Santipur in Nadia

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Medics screen passengers as they arrive at the NSCBI Airport to catch a flight for Guwahati, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata. Domestic flight operations began at the airport from today.

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Women perform rituals in front of a Margosa tree on the occasion of ‘Jamai Sashthi’ at Bolpur in Birbhum district of West Bengal. The festival is observed for the longevilty of sons-in-law.

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A man wades through flood water at Solmara in Nalbari district of Assam.

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Migrants arriving from Surat in Gujarat undergo thermal screening as they exit Prayagraj Railway Station for their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Flight passengers arriving from New Delhi check-out from the NSCBI Airport, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata. Flight services resumed operations at the airport from today.

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Telugu Desam Party President Nara Chandrababu Naidu addresses party leaders during the 2nd day the party's Mahanadu meeting via video conference, near Vijayawada

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A vendor takes a nap on a pile of water-melons during a hot summer day, in Bikaner.

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Village women carry drinking water collected from a well, on the outskirts of Ajmer.

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A view a 400-bed quarantine facility prepared at the NSCBI Airport for the flight passengers, in Kolkata

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Resident doctors after they were rescued from the Fortune Hotel, where a fire broke out, in Mumbai.

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Migrants, who have arrived from Mumbai by a special train, wait to board buses to reach their native place, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Teachers wearing face shields evaluate the answer sheets of Jharkhand Academic (JAC) Board examination, at a centre, amid COVID-19 lockdown in Ranchi.

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Security men take rest on a foot-over bridge over the Eastern Express highway at Mulund, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Mumbai in the early hours.

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A man does excersises at an outdoor gym at Bandra Reclamation during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai.

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A migrant labourer with his cycle takes a lift on a motor-cycle on the way to his native place, on the outskirts of Chandigarh

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Municipal workers wearing protective suits cremate the body of COVID-19 victim, in Karad

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Commuters on their way to work stuck in a traffic jam, amid some ease in restrictions during 4th phase of COVID-19 lockdown, at the entry point of Chandigarh.

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Guns fire a salute in honour of the 317th anniversary of St. Petersburg amid the ongoing pandemic of the COVID-19 in St.Petersburg, Russia

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In this image from video made available by SpaceX, liquid oxygen vents off the Falcon 9 rocket as NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley in the Crew Dragon capsule prepare for launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., moments before the mission was aborted due to weather problems.

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A protester is doused with milk after exposure to tear gas outside the Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct, during demonstrations in Minneapolis about Monday's death of George Floyd in police custody.

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A cemetery worker shovels dirt into a grave that contains the remains of Apolonia Uanampa who died from the new coronavirus, as the coffin that contains the remains of Demetria Huamani, also a victim of the virus, is carried to her burial site, at the Nueva Esperanza cemetery, on the outskirts od Lima, Peru.

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A woman walks in front of riot police at Central during the second day of debate on a contentious bill that would criminalize insulting or abusing the Chinese national anthem, in Hong Kong.

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A medical worker collects a swab sample from a journalist for a before the National People's Congress closing session and the Chinese Premier press conference in Beijing.

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Police face a group of demonstrators protesting against the hard economic conditions and for more guarantees for workers that faced the COVID-19 crisis, in front of the Lombardy region headquarters, in Milan, Italy.

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Doctors protest demanding better pay and more protective gear as the new coronavirus infection rate increases, at the Obelisk monument in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Paderborn head coach Steffen Baumgart, left, welcomes Augsburg coach Heiko Herrlich prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Augsburg and SC Paderborn 07 in Augsburg, Germany. The German Bundesliga is the world's first major soccer league to resume after a two-month suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley, left, and Robert Behnken wave as they walk out of the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building on their way to Pad 39-A, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The two astronauts will fly on a SpaceX test flight to the International Space Station. For the first time in nearly a decade, astronauts will blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil, a first for a private company.

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Pro-democracy lawmaker Ted Hui, center, struggles with security personnel at the main chamber of the Legislative Council during the second day of debate on a bill that would criminalize insulting or abusing the Chinese anthem in Hong Kong. A longer suspension followed the ejection of Ted Hui, who kicked the plastic bottle toward the president's dais after security officers tussled with him and it fell from his hands.

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Vehicles loaded with cotton parked on a road after a major fire broke out at cotton ginning and pressing unit at Narkhed village, in the outskirt of Nagpur.

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A pot filled with 716 ancient coins found in a field at Anuskura village in Kolhapur.

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Villagers cast their fishing net in a flood-affected area, following heavy rain in Morigaon district.

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Patients recovered from COVID-19 leave after being discharged from Aurobindo Hospital during the nationwide lockdown, in Indore.

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Migrants wait to board a bus to travel to the railway station, during ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Jalandhar.

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A man carrying his belongings shifts to a safer place during floods at Sansaki village in Nagaon district.

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Patients recovered from COVID-19 leave after being discharged from National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) isolation ward, during the nationwide lockdown, at Baner in Pune city.

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Tarpaulin sellers wait for customers at Burrabazar area after authorities eased restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Assam Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma felicitate patients recovered from COVID-19 after being discharged from Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH), in Guwahati.

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