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Jun 02, 2020

A CISF personnel checks uses a metal detector to check a passenger at Kempegowda International airport after authorities eased restrictions, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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People buy clothes from a roadside garment shop at Lajpat Nagar Central Market after authorities eased restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Passengers wait for a DTC bus to reach their destination at a bus stop, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Newly-appointed BJP Delhi unit chief Adesh Kumar Gupta poses for media personnel outside his office, in New Delhi. Gupta is a former mayor of north Delhi municipal corporation and replaces Manoj Tiwari, a member of Lok Sabha, at the helm in the Delhi BJP.

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Fishing boats are anchored at Uttan dock ahead of the Cyclone Nisarga, in Thane. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ over Eastcentral Arabian Sea moved northwards today and is very likely intensify into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours.

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An airport staff sanitises automated ticket kiosks at Kempegowda International airport after authorities eased restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Porters wait for passengers during the ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at a railway platform in Jabalpur.

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A barber wearing a PPE kit attends to a customer, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Lajpat Nagar Market in New Delhi.

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Indian Navy rescue team gears up to assist citizens in times of natural calamities ahead of Cyclone Nisarga, in Mumbai. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ over Eastcentral Arabian Sea moved northwards today and is very likely intensify into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours.

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A man rides a bike with his wife during rain amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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Pigeons fly over Kozhikode Beach in the backdrop of cloudy sky after monsoon hit Kerala to mark the start of the rainy season in the country, in Kozhikode.

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A police officer embraces a protester who helped disperse a crowd of people during a demonstration in Atlanta over the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.

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A nomadic Gujjar family lead their herd of livestock in search of green pastures, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Peer ki Gali (Pir Panjal Pass). The nomads move from Jammu division to Kashmir in spring and return back in autumn.

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A shopkeeper arranges face masks at his shop, after authorities eased restrictions of the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Jabalpur.

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An airport staff sanitises Kempegowda International airport after authorities eased restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Commuters rush to help bikers who met with an accident after their bike skidded off the road during light rainfall, in Navi Mumbai.

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Traffic police instructs commuters to go in line, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Ghazipur in New Delhi.

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Traffic police instructs commuters to go in line, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Ghazipur in New Delhi.

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Commuters move through a waterlogged street during rain amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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COVID-19 positive patients being shifted from a makeshift quarantine facility at Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) ground in Bandra-Kurla complex to NSCI Dome in Worli as red alert is issued due to the possibility of a severe cyclonic storm, in Mumbai.

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People flout social distancing norms as they stand in a queue infront of railway ticket counters, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Gorakhpur.

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Passengers wait near a mobile swab collection bus for COVID tests on their arrival at Vijayawada Railway Station via Konark Express train, in Vijayawada.

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Beauticians attend to a customer at a salon, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Vehicles ply on a road at Hazratganj, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Lucknow. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka deboard the INS Jalashwa on their arrival, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Thoothukudi district.

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A barber wearing a PPE kit attends to a customer, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Bengali Market in New Delhi.

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MCD employees distribute passes to shopkeepers to open their establishments at Civil Line area after the government eased restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Members of Aam Admi Party (AAP) during a protest demanding arrest of culprits involved in smuggling of alcohol, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Bahadurgarh near Patiala.

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Farmers use tractor-mounted tankers to spray water as part of a mock drill to prepare themselves for locust attack, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bulandshahr district.

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SFI and DYFI (Left students wing) activists hold posters during a protest to express against the police atrocities in America near the American centre, in Kolkata.

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Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) activists burn an effigy of US President Donald Trump during a protest against police atrocities in America, in Patna.

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AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi speaks during a press conference amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Hyderabad.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a digital press conference during the launch of an app 'Delhi Corona' which will provide information about the availability of hospital beds and ventilators in the national capital, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the CII Annual Session-2020 via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Dark clouds gather over the skyline in Mumbai. A cyclone in the Arabian Sea was barreling toward India's business capital Mumbai on Tuesday, threatening to deliver high winds and flooding to an area already struggling with the nation's highest number of coronavirus infections and deaths.

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A police constable gestures to send back commuters, except employees of essential services, after sealing Vaishali area during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ghaziabad.

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Suspected COVID-19 patients wait to be examined by medics at a government hospital, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the CII Annual Session-2020 via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Commuters stranded at Loni-UP border after authorities sealed state borders, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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An earthmover carries a boat as fishermen prepare at Badhwar Park in Colaba ahead of the Cyclone Nisarga, in Mumbai. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), deep depression over East-central Arabian Sea is very likely to move nearly northwards during the next few hours, recurve north-northeastwards thereafter and cross north Maharashtra and adjoining south Gujarat coast.

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Fishermen with their boat at Mahim Beach as red alert is issued due to the possibility of Cyclone Nisarga, in Mumbai.

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A BMC worker carries out fumigation work as part of the preventive measures against Malaria ahead of monsoon, in Mumbai.

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Police personnel walk past a painted message that reads 'Please Protect Yourself And Others' at Marine Drive promenade after the government permits walking and jogging activities, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai.

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A painted message that reads 'Please Protect Yourself And Others' at Marine Drive promenade after the government permits walking and jogging activities, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai.

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Juhu Beach wears a deserted look as red alert is issued due to the possibility of Cyclone Nisarga, in Mumbai. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), deep depression over East-central Arabian Sea is very likely to move nearly northwards during the next few hours, recurve north-northeastwards thereafter and cross north Maharashtra and adjoining south Gujarat coast.

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A man wearing a face mask rides a cart loaded with water tanks, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel send back commuters except for employees of essential services as they seal Vaishali area, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ghaziabad.

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Suspected COVID-19 patients wait to be examined by medics at a government hospital, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Passengers walk over a temporary bridge after getting down from a ferry, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Panbazar in Guwahati.

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A man wearing a face mask walks past a mural, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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Karim Hotel in the walled city area wears a deserted look, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A shopkeeper waits for customers at Meena Bazaar, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Passengers undergo thermal screening after arriving from Kolkata at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Agartala.

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Members of transgender community associated with TG Suraskhya Trust stage a demonstration, demanding financial compensation, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bhubaneswar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the CHAMPIONS: Technology Platform to empower MSMEs, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the annual session of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on its 125th anniversary via video link, in New Delhi.

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Sealing in Vaishali area during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ghaziabad. The central government has announced three phases of Unlock to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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Police personnel send back commuters except for employees of essential services as they seal Vaishali area, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ghaziabad. The central government has announced three phases of Unlock to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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A police constable gestures to send back commuters, except employees of essential services, after sealing Vaishali area during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ghaziabad. The central government has announced three phases of Unlock to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference at National Media Center, in New Delhi.

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Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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Passengers along with their luggage stand in a queue outside Guwahati Railway station to board a train, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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A man attempts to douse a fire that broke out in a car and transformer, in Patna

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Migrants from Goa undergo thermal screening after arriving by a special train at Danapur railway station to reach their destination, during ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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Commuters travel back from DND Flyway after being stopped by the police as only pass-bearers are allowed to enter Noida, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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Passengers sit in Jan Shatabdi Express train to reach their destination, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mathura. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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This satellite image released by NASA shows Cyclone Nisarga roaring toward the western coast of India. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) authorities say that the cyclone brewing in the Arabian sea is expected to cross very close to India's western coast on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Maharashtra and Gujarat states are on pre-cyclone alert as heavy rainfall is expected in the region. The city of Mumbai, already overwhelmed with the high incidence of coronavirus cases, is bracing for this unusual cyclone that may inundate low-lying slum areas. (NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) President Vikram Shreekant Kirloskar during the annual session to mark its 125 years via video link, in New Delhi.

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People ride bicycles as a fitness regime on the eve of 'World Cycle Day' during the first phase of unlocking the lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in Thane.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah holds a review meeting with the senior officials of NDMA, NDRF, IMD, on preparedness for dealing with Cyclone brewing in Arabian sea, in New Delhi. Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai is also seen.

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A police constable checks e-passes of commuters at Delhi-Noida border, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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A police constable checks e-passes of commuters at Delhi-Noida border, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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Purushottam Gupta (43), an auto-driver, along with his family plant saplings along a road ahead of World Environment Day, in Thane. Gupta and his family have been pruning the plants for the last 4 years and set out routinely in their mission to sustain more trees in a concrete jungle. He claims to be nurturing over 1,700 trees of varied sizes and maturities across different pockets of Thane, a suburb of Mumbai.

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

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Job applicants fill forms at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH), during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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A protester holds a skateboard in front of a fire in Los Angeles during a protest over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in Minneapolis police custody on May 25.

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Relatives of a COVID-19 victim wait outside a hospital after they were forced to flee a cremation ground by locals of the area along with the body, in Jammu. They demanded that they be allowed to take the body of the deceased to his hometown for cremation.

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People take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Amsterdam, Netherlands to protest against the recent killing of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, U.S.A., after being restrained by police officers on Memorial Day.

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Police begin to clear demonstrators gathered as they protest the death of George Floyd near the White House in Washington. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers.

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Demonstrators kneel in front of a line of police officers during a protest for the death of George Floyd near the White House in Washington. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers.

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Philadelphia police and National Guard take a knee at the suggestion of Philadelphia Police Deputy Commissioner Melvin Singleton, unseen, outside Philadelphia Police headquarters in Philadelphia during a march calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.

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New York police officers park their vehicles outside Macy's store after it was broken into hours after a solidarity rally calling for justice over the death of George Floyd in New York. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.

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Several thousand demonstrators march in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, June 1, 2020, to protest the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.

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President Donald Trump walks from the White House through Lafayette Park to visit St. John's Church in Washington.

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Members of the Greek Communist Party (KKE) youth organisation, hold up flares and placards reading 'I cant breathe', as they stand outside the U.S. embassy in Athens to protest against the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, USA. Floyd died after a US police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes even after he stopped moving and pleading for air, leading to protests across the U.S. and in many other countries.

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Women talk outside a closed outfit store during a quarantine imposed by the state government to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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A demonstrator is taken into custody by police after a curfew took effect during a protest over the death of George Floyd near the White House in Washington. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers.

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A couple watches fireworks light the sky in Osaka, western Japan. The displays of fireworks displays happened simultaneously throughout the country on Monday night during the "Cheer Up! Hanabi (Fireworks) Project" event in hopes of an early settlement of coronavirus pandemic.

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A woman squirts alcohol onto a statue of the "Santa Muerte," or Death Saint, whose mouth holds two lit cigarettes left by other devotees, outside her altar in Mexico City's Tepito neighborhood. Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, thousands of devotees, few wearing face masks amidst the dense crowd, made the monthly pilgrimage Monday to pray or give thanks to Santa Muerte, one of several unofficial folk saints worshipped in Mexico.

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Protesters throw a tear gas canister back toward Stafford County deputies on the Falmouth Bridge in Fredericksburg, Va. Protests continue across the United States over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.

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A SWAT team makes its way down Centennial Olympic Park Drive after breaking up a crowd of protesters after curfew during a fourth day of protests over the death of George Floyd in Atlanta. Floyd died on May 25 in Minneapolis.

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Fire brigade rescue team stationed at Girgaon Chowpatty after a red alert was issued due to the possibility of Cyclone Nisarga, in Mumbai. Cyclone Nisarga is very likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over the next 12 hours and cross Maharashtra and South Gujarat coast on Wednesday.

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Pigeons fly over Kozhikode Beach in the backdrop of cloudy sky after monsoon hit Kerala to mark the start of the rainy season in the country, in Kozhikode.

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Maryam Asif Siddiqui (Wajid Khan’s wife) with her kids at the funeral of her husband and music composer Wajid Ali, at Versova Cemetery in Mumbai.

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Security personnel patrol in the heritage street of Golden Temple ahead of 36th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Amritsar. Operation Blue Star was the codename of an Indian military action carried out between 1 and 8 June 1984 to remove a militant religious group from the buildings of the Harmandir Sahib complex in Amritsar.

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Firshermen look on after anchoring their boats due to a red alert for Cyclone Nisarga, at Uttan beach in Thane.

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Barbers wearing protective suits attend to a customer at a salon after authorities eased restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bhopal.

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Commuters cross a barricade at Delhi-Gurugram border following ease in restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Gurugram.

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Commuters wait for buses to return home, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A barber wearing a PPE kit attends to a customer, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Lajpat Nagar Market in New Delhi.

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People buy clothes from a roadside garment shop at Lajpat Nagar Central Market after authorities eased restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A salesman waits for customers at a garment store in Lajpat Nagar Central Market after authorities eased restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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This combination of photos taken between May 23 and May 30, 2020, shows Indian migrant workers and their children look out from the window of their trains as they return to their villages from metro cities of India. The pandemic has exposed India's deep economic divide as millions of migrant workers have left Indian cities with luggage bags perched on their heads and children in their arms, walking down highways and waiting hours and days in queue to take train in desperate attempts to reach the countryside, abandoned by their employers after having toiled for years building homes and roads.

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