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May 05, 2021

Police inspect the site after an explosion at an oxygen refilling plant in Chinhat area of Lucknow.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in a virtual meeting with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau on the sidelines of G7 meeting.

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Passengers' rush at a railway station in Howrah. Local train services will be suspended as part of restrictions to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the state.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leaders during a meeting with BJP MP Mahesh Kumar Sharma over COVID-19 medicines and treatment, in Noida.

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Medical oxygen leaks out from an oxygen tanker on Pune-Bengaluru Highway, in Satara.

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Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visits a train being converted into COVID-19 isolation coach, in Guwahati.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal visits a vaccination centre at Radha Soami Satsang in New Delhi.

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Marked with numbers, the urns containing ashes from the remains of COVID-19 victims lie at an open crematorium set up at a granite quarry on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

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INS Talwar with 40 metric ton of liquid medical oxygen arrives from Manana Behrain to NMPT Port, in Mangaluru.

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Security personnel stand guard outside Chhatrasal Stadium after an alleged clash between wrestlers on Tuesday night, in New Delhi.

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Former CM V Narayanasamy felicitates Congress-DMK alliance winning MLAs, in Puducherry.

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Workers arrive with a container of fuel as funeral pyres of COVID-19 victims burn at an open crematorium set up at a granite quarry on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

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IL 76 aircraft being loaded with 3 cryo containers before leaving for Panagarh Airbase, in Bangkok.

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Mortal remains of senior Hurriyat leader Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, who was in jail booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA), before being taken to his hometown, in Jammu. He died at a hospital on Tuesday evening.

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Relatives of COVID-19 patients admitted at LNJP hospital, rest on a pavement outside, as coronavirus cases surge, in New Delhi.

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A COVID-19 patient on oxygen support being shifted to a hospital, in Ahmedabad.

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Rescue and relief works underway after an explosion at an oxygen refilling plant in Chinhat area of Lucknow.

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Passengers walk along a road after their bus was stopped at the Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh border due to a lockdown in Andhra Pradesh imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Vellore.

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Police personnel check documents of commuters after authorities imposed COVID-restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kochi.

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Farmers raise slogans as they make their way to Delhi to join others who are continuing the protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms, at Beas in Amritsar district.

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City streets wear a deserted look during COVID-induced lockdown, in Patna

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Citizens wait to enter a bank during COVID-induced lockdown in Srinagar.

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First shipment containing oxygen generators & concentrators sent from Israel arrives in India.

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Sanitisation work underway as coronavirus cases spike in Hyderabad

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Chandni Chowk flyover wears a deserted look during COVID-induced lockdown, in Muzaffarpur.

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Migrants walk during COVID induced statewide 14-day lockdown in the wake of rising coronavirus cases, in Bhubaneswar.

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An inconsolable family member while performing the last rites of a COVID-19 victim, in Jammu.

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Relief works continue in the cloudburst-hit Ghat area of Chamoli district.

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Relief works continue in the cloudburst-hit Ghat area of Chamoli district.

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A COVID-19 facility being prepared at Manjummal Carmel Hall as coronavirus case surge in Kochi.

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Air Marshal RD Mathur, Air Officer Commanding in Chief Training Command, visits Air Force Station Jalahalli to takestock of the preparations for the upcoming 100 bedded Covid Care Centre (CCC).

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leaders during a meeting with BJP MP Mahesh Kumar Sharma over COVID-19 medicines and treatment, in Noida.

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People ignore social distancing and many do not wear face masks as they shop for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan after the government announced new restrictions, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Pakistani authorities plan to put in place a nine-day lockdown from May 8 to 16 prior to the holiday. New restrictions also include closure of all tourist resorts, beaches, hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, parks and other public places to try to control the spread of the coronavirus.

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Rescue and relief works underway after an explosion at an oxygen refilling plant in Chinhat area of Lucknow.

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Health workers inspect COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment at Shehnai Banquet Hall, converted into an isolation centre amid surge in coronavirus cases, near LNJP Hospital in New Delhi.

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COVID-19 patients use an oxygen cylinder from Hemkunt Foundation, which is offering free oxygen cylinders for COVID 19 patients, in Gurugram.

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IL 76 aircraft being loaded with 3 cryo containers before leaving for Panagarh Airbase, in Bangkok.

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Oxygen generating plant, rapid testing kits and other medical supplies arrive from USA, in New Delhi.

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Security personnel, wearing face masks amid concern over surge in coronavirus cases, get down from a train, at Guwahati Railway Station.

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Auto-ambulances, meant to carry COVID-19 patients, during their launch by AAP MP Sanjay Singh, in New Delhi.

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A medic takes a swab sample from a citizen for COVID-19 testing, in Kullu.

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Shikaras anchored along the banks of Dal Lake during COVID-induced curfew to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Srinagar.

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A worker attempts to melt pipes frozen with ice while transferring of medical oxygen from a plant, in Meerut.

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A senior citizens receives COVID-19 vaccine shot, during a drive-in vaccination that is claimed to be the first in India, in Mumbai.

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Pedestrians holding umbrellas walk in rain, in Kolkata.

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Needy people consume meals at a relief camp, amid a total lockdown imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Patna.

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Mass cremation of COVID-19 victims and others, at Lodhi Road Cremation Ground in New Delhi.

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Relatives of COVID-19 patients wait to fill empty cylinders at an oxygen filling center, as demand for the gas rises due to spike in coronavirus cases, at IMT Manesar near Gurugram.

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A view of Yamuna water near the Taj Mahal during a complete lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Agra.

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A senior citizens receives COVID-19 vaccine shot, during a drive-in vaccination that is claimed to be the first in India, in Mumbai.

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A senior citizens receives COVID-19 vaccine shot, during a drive-in vaccination that is claimed to be the first in India, in Mumbai.

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A boy covers himself using a plastic bag during rains in Kolkata

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A boy runs through the rain in Kolkata.

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Pedestrians holding umbrellas walk in rain, in Kolkata.

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A woman walks under an umbrella during rains, in Kolkata

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Singer Sonu Nigam donates blood, organised by Ameet Satam's Adarsh Foundation at Juhu in Mumbai.

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BJP National President J.P. Nadda addresses party workers during a protest meeting regarding the incidents of post-poll violence in the state, in Kolkata.

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People, not adhering to social distancing norms, stand in a queue to receive COVID vaccine doses, in Solapur.

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People over 18 years of age wait to receive their first shots of COVID-19 vaccine, at a centre in Varanasi.

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Senior citizens react while waiting in a queue to get vaccinated against Covid-19, at a hospital at Vashi in Navi Mumbai.

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A COVID-19 positive child receives free oxygen provided by a Sikh organization, as coronavirus cases surge in record numbers across the country, at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad.

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Relatives of Covid-19 patients carry oxygen cylinders after a refill from a facility, in Meerut.

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People wait for Covid-19 tests at a government hospital in Jammu.

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Family members and medical workers shift a COVID-19 patient to Swaroop Rani Neharu Hospital in Prayagraj.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inspects a guard of honour on her arrival at her office after her swearing-in ceremony, at Nabanna in Kolkata.

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A COVID-19 patient receives free oxygen provided by a Sikh organization, as coronavirus cases surge in record numbers across the country, at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad.

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A medical worker administers COVID-19 vaccine dose to a woman, at Moti Lal Nehru Medical College in Prayagraj.

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BJP State President VD Sharma along with Union Minister Prahlad Patel and others during a protest against alleged attack on party workers in West Bengal, at BJP State headquarters in Bhopal.

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A police man interrogates a motorcyclist before turning him back during a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus in Srinagar.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with party leaders at her office after her swearing-in ceremony, in Kolkata.

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An Air Force Airbus A400M takes off at the Wunstorf Air Base in Wunstorf near Hanover, Germany. A German military cargo aircraft with a mobile oxygen production unit for India has departed from Wunstorf airport in the north of the country to help overwhelmed hospitals in India with coronavirus pandemic patients.

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Soldiers load relief supplies into an Air Force Airbus A400M at the Wunstorf Air Base in Wunstorf near Hanover, Germany.

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Workers load medical aid onto an Air India plane to be flown to India, at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv.

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BJP State president Dilip Ghosh during a protest meeting against the post-poll violence in West Bengal.

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BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari during a protest meeting against the post-poll violence in West Bengal.

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BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari during a protest meeting against the post-poll violence in West Bengal.

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BJP workers raise slogans during a protest against alleged attack on party workers in West Bengal, in Agartala.

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A man walks past a barricaded bridge during a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus in Srinagar.

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BJP National President J.P. Nadda addresses party workers regarding the incidents of post-poll violence in the state, in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives at her office after her swearing-in ceremony, in Kolkata.

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A medical worker inoculates a young woman with a dose of the coronavirus vaccine at Moti Lal Nehru Medical College vaccination center during India's vaccination drive to 18 plus amid COVID-19 pandemic in Prayagraj.

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Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma talks to the media after launching a COVID-19 vaccination drive, in Guwahati.

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Beneficiaries wait in long queues to get vaccinated in MMRC dedicated COVID-19 Health Centre at Goregaon, in Mumbai.

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Family members mourn the death of a COVID-19 victim at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar invites Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for high-tea after her swearing-in-ceremony at the Raj Bhavan, in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administers oath to TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee at Rajbhawan, in Kolkata.

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TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee takes oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time consecutively during her Swearing-in-Ceremony, at Governor House in Kolkata

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DMK President MK Stalin along with party's senior leaders meets Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit to stake claim to form the new government in the state, at Rajbhavan, in Chennai.

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Migrants board a bus to reach their native palaces, amid a total lockdown imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Patna.

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BJP leader Chitra Wagh along with party workers takes part in a protest against alleged attack on the party workers in West Bengal, in Mumbai.

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Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das during his addresses in Mumbai.

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Long queue of beneficiaries to get coronavirus vaccine at a centre, in Bhopal.

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Citizens wait to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine, as coronavirus cases surge countrywide, in Nagaon.

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TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee takes oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time consecutively during her Swearing-in-Ceremony, at Governor House in Kolkata.

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TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee sign the register after taking oath, in Kolkata.

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TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee greets West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar after taking oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time consecutively, during her Swearing-in-Ceremony at Governor House in Kolkata.

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TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee with West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar after oath ceremony, in Kolkata.

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Political strategist Prashant Kishor with West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar after Mamata Banerjee's oath ceremony at Rajbhawan, in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar interacts with TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee during the swearing-in ceremony of West Bengal chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata

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A deserted look of the Chiraiyatar flyover area during the lockdown, in Patna.

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Further elevating the India - US Strategic Partnership! Appreciate the shipment of over 81000 vials of Remdesivir from the US that arrived early this morning.

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Wife of West Bengal Governor Sudesh Dhankhar exchanges greetings with TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee during the latter's Searing-in-Ceremony as a Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time consecutively, at Governor House in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar with TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee and other leaders after later's oath ceremony at Rajbhawan, in Kolkata.

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Political strategist Prashant Kishor with TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee during Mamata Banerjee's oath ceremony at Rajbhawan, in Kolkata.

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People wait to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses at a centre in Agartala.

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A temporary Covid-19 hospital being prepared on the campus of the Banaras Hindu University.

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Beneficiaries wait to receive their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, in Guwahati.

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Members of Punjab Beopar Mandal and shopkeepers hold a protest against selective lockdown imposed by the Punjab Government, at Anardana Chowk in Patiala.

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INS Airavat on its way with 3650 oxygen cylinders, 8 ISO tanks and much more, provided by the Indian community in Singapore to support India's fight against COVID-19.

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TMC MP Satabdi Roy during the swearing-in of party supremo Mamata Banerjee as West Bengal Chief Minister for the third time in a row, at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.

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Trinamool Congress workers celebrate after the party chief Mamata Banerjee was sworn-in as West Bengal Chief Minister for the third time in a row, in Malda district.

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Runners start at a half-marathon held as a Tokyo 2020 Olympics test event in Sapporo, northern Japan. Sebastian Coe, the head of the world governing body of track and field, said the half-marathon test event run made him confident that the Tokyo Olympic marathon can be held successfully in the city when the Olympics open in just under three months.

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An Indonesian immigration officer escorts Russian influencer Leia Se, right, after a media conference in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, . Se is being deported from the resort island Bali on Wednesday, after creating and posting a video defying a mandatory mask-wearing with some imaginative makeup on her social media.

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Manchester City's Phil Foden, left, and Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan, right, challenge PSG's Neymar during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the Etihad stadium, in Manchester.

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Simona Halep of Romania eyes the ball during her match against Elise Mertens of Belgium at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain.

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A subway car is prepared to be lowered to the ground, with the help of a crane, from a collapsed elevated section of the metro, in Mexico City. The elevated section of the Line 12 metro collapsed late Monday, killing at least 23 people and injuring at least 79, city officials said.

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Russian military vehicles roll along Tverskaya street toward Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia. The parade will take place at Moscow's Red Square on May 9 to celebrate 76 years of the victory in WWII.

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President Joe Biden takes questions from reporters as he speaks about the COVID-19 vaccination program, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington.

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the 26th batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Women supporters smear dry colors on each other after TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee took oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time, in Nadia district.

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Russia's Daniil Medvedev serves to Spain's Alejandro Davidovich during their match at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal waves to supporters after winning Spain's Carlos Alcaraz at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain.

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Manchester City's players celebrate after winning the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the Etihad stadium, in Manchester.

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Manchester City's Phil Foden, left, and Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan, right, challenge PSG's Neymar during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the Etihad stadium, in Manchester.

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PSG's head coach Mauricio Pochettino, center, talks to players as the scuffle during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the Etihad stadium, in Manchester.

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PSG's Angel Di Maria, left, sees a red card during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the Etihad stadium, in Manchester.

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Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides second goal during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the Etihad stadium, in Manchester.

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Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the Etihad stadium, in Manchester.

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Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez scores their side's second goal of the game against Paris Saint-Germain during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England.

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PSG's Neymar, left, challenges Manchester City's Fernandinho during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the Etihad stadium, in Manchester.

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