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May 31, 2020

A cyclist rides past a mural that reads 'A Big Salute To Corona Warriors', during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A man carries water on a bullock-cart at Jawhar village in Palghar district of Maharashtra. People in the region are facing water crisis as almost all wells are nearly dried due to the summer season.

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Vehicles ply on a road during rains, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in New Delhi.

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Police personnel stand guard at Old Rehari area which has been sealed after the detection of coronavirus positive cases, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jammu.

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A village woman walks to fetch water from a well at Mokhada in Palghar district of Maharashtra. People in the region are facing water crisis as almost all wells are nearly dried due to the summer season.

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People collect water from a well at Jawhar village in Palghar district of Maharashtra.

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Vegetable vendors stand along a road after rain during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Cattle eat spoiled vegetables, discarded by vendors at Ghazipur vegetable wholesale market following a lockdown to control coronavirus spread, in New Delhi.

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Rainbow appears in the sky after rain, in Gurugram.

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Juma Masjid committee members, wearing protective suit, attending the burial of a person who died of COVID-19 at Vallakadavu Juma Masjid, during the nationwide lockdown, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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The rare band-tail scorpionfish, capable of changing colours, found by CMFRI researchers off the Sethukarai coast in the Gulf of Mannar, one of the world's richest region from a marine biodiversity perspective.

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Medics and family members perform burial of a person who died of COVID-19 at Vallakadavu Juma Masjid, during the nationwide lockdown, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Young boys play volleyball after rain during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Former CPI(M) MP Mohammed Salim(R) distributes vegetables to the needy people during the fourth phase of COVID 19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A shopkeeper wearing a face mask waits for customers during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Migrant workers and their family members stand in a queue as they wait at Dr Ambedkar Stadium for the buses to return to their native places, in New Delhi.

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A view of Kalighat Kali temple which is yet to be re-open after the authorities permitted to open all religious places from June 01 following ease in restrictions, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Belongings of migrant workers seen at Dr Ambedkar Stadium while they were waiting for the buses to return to their native places, in New Delhi.

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Passengers wearing face masks wait for a DTC bus at a bus stop, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A man buys a face mask during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Migrants walk along a road on their way to board a train to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Chandigarh.

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A railway staff member distributes food packets among migrants sitting in Shramik Special train to reach their native places, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Prayagraj Railway Station.

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An aerial view of deserted city streets, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jabalpur.

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People stand in in queue to receive Tirumala Tirupathi Devastanam 'laddu' at a counter of the shrine, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Hyderabad.

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Cadets of Scouts and Guides refill water bottles of migrants sitting in Shramik Special train to reach their native places, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Prayagraj Railway Station.

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A labourer works at a scrap tyre recycling workshop, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, at Autonagar in Vijayawada.

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Health workers collect swab samples of nurses and ASHA workers for the COVID-19 test at a government dispensary in model town, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in Patiala.

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Roadside vendors selling inflatable pools and other items wait for customers, as shops are being opened gradually amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Lucknow.

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A street dentist waits for patients, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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People help motorcyclists in controlling their bikes after they fell on a waterlogged road following heavy rains, at Malakpet in Hyderabad.

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Commuters move through a waterlogged street during heavy rain, at Mahboob Mansion Market road in Hyderabad.

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People stand under the shade of a showroom to protect themselves during heavy rain, at Mahboob Mansion Market road in Hyderabad.

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College girl Swati teaches children of migrant labourers for free, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Akhnoor district about 35km from Jammu.

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Children play with rain-water accumulated on a road, in New Delhi.

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Pigeons perch on a wire during a cloudy day amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A flock of pigeons perch on a railing in New Delhi.

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A fight between a dog and a troupe of monkeyes to grab the left over eatables of passengers at a staircase of Charbagh railway station, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Lucknow.

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Migrant workers, arrived from Mumbai, walk to board a local passenger train at Danapur Railway Station for their hometowns, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Patna.

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A woman passenger and her daughter on their arrival at the Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport from Delhi, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna.

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Anganwadi workers listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', during a door-to-door survey to check the spread of novel coronavirus, on the outskirts of Beawar.

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People queue up for booking railway reservation tickets during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jalandhar.

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A migrant woman carries her luggage as she checks-out from the Birsa Munda International Airport after arriving from Mumbai by a special flight, sponsored by National Law School of India University (NLSIU) alumni, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ranchi. This is the second flight, arranged by NLSIU alumni to send migrant labourers home

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Passengers, arriving from Mumbai, leave the Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna.

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A man sits in front of a closed shop at deserted Lajpat Rai market in Chandni Chowk, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in New Delhi.

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A view of deserted Bhagirath Palace market in Chandni Chowk, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in New Delhi.

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Buses parked at a local bus stand for sanitization ahead of the start of the bus services by the Himachal government, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Shimla.

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Former MP Premchand Guddu joins Congress party in presence of the party's senior leaders, in Bhopal.

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A shopkeeper cleans footwear at his shop, reopened after a long gap, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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An ICMR team conducts surveillance in the view of COVID-19 outbreak at Balapur in Hyderabad.

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A peacock at a park, amid ongoing coronavirus lockdown in New Delhi.

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A 100-bed quarantine centre being set up inside the Patliputra Sports Complex for COVID-19 patients, in Patna

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People buy earthen pots, used to store water for cooling, from a roadside shop during summer season, in Agra

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Needy people take food on an overbridge after receving from volunteers during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Guwahati.

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A migrant woman and her son sit inside a train at Danapur Railway station to reach their native places amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna

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Shayana Dabney, center, leads a group of marchers through downtown Colorado Springs, Colo. during a protest over the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis.

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Children jump into River Ganga to beat the scorching heat during a hot summer day, in Prayagraj.

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Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Francis celebrates a Pentecost Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday, albeit without members of the public in attendance. He will then go to his studio window to recite his blessing at noon to the crowds below. The Vatican says police will ensure the faithful gathered in the piazza keep an appropriate distance apart.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 lifts off with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Dragon crew capsule from the Titusville, Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla. The two astronauts are on the SpaceX test flight to the International Space Station. For the first time in nearly a decade, astronauts blasted towards orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil, a first for a private company.

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Palestinians burn pictures of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a protest against Trump's mideast initiative, in the West Bank city of Nablus.

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Spectators watch from a bridge in Titusville, Fla., as SpaceX Falcon 9 lifts off with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Dragon crew capsule from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla. The two astronauts are on the SpaceX test flight to the International Space Station. For the first time in nearly a decade, astronauts blasted toward orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil, a first for a private company.

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A Muslim youth retrieves the objects thrown into the Arabian Sea by the Hindu worshippers and visitors to the 200-year-old temple Shri Laxmi Narayan Mandir, located at the Native Jetty, bridge close to the Karachi Port in Pakistan.

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Muslim men pray next to the Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's old city. The Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, the third holiest site in Islam, reopened early Sunday, following weeks of closure aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after stepping off Air Force One as he returns at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is returning from Kennedy Space Center for the SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. is at left.

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Spectators walk from their vantage point on a bridge in Titusville, Fla. after watching SpaceX Falcon 9 lift off with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Dragon crew capsule from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla. The two astronauts are on the SpaceX test flight to the International Space Station. For the first time in nearly a decade, astronauts blasted towards orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil, a first for a private company.

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A demonstrator is detained by Atlanta Police during a protest in Atlanta. The protest started peacefully earlier in the day before demonstrators clashed with police.

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A Los Angeles Police Department kiosk is seen ablaze in The Grove shopping center during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Los Angeles. Protests were held in U.S. cities over the death of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.

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A SpaceX Falcon 9, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Crew Dragon capsule, sits on Launch Pad 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The two astronauts are on the SpaceX test flight to the International Space Station scheduled to liftoff Saturday.

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Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin reacts after getting pepper sprayed by Columbus Police during a protest on the death of George Floyd on South High Street near the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day.

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A swan and some of the eight cygnets swim on the Grand Canal in Athy, Co Kildare, west of Ireland’s capital, Dublin. Warm weather has swept across the region, but forecasts predict there is change on the way.

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Rajendra Kumar Tiwari aka Dukan Ji, a famous exponent of mustache dancing during an awareness program against tobacco on 'World No Tobacco Day', amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Nepalese doctors hold placards as they protest at the Nepal Medical College in Kathmandu, Nepal. The doctors were protesting after two of their colleagues were beaten up Wednesday by the relative of a patient who died while undergoing treatment here.

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Pope Francis reads his message from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Francis celebrated a Pentecost Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday, albeit without members of the public in attendance. He will then went to his studio window to recite his blessing at noon to the crowds below. The Vatican says police will ensure the faithful gathered in the piazza keep an appropriate distance apart.

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Los Angeles Police Department commander Cory Palka stands among several destroyed police cars as one explodes while on fire during a protest over the death of George Floyd, in Los Angeles. Floyd died in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis.

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People, some of them kneeling gather in Trafalgar Square in central London to protest against the recent killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis that has led to protests across the US.

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