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Jul 27, 2020

Workers clean Ram Ki Pauri ahead of the foundation laying ceremony of Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Workers place earthern lamps on the banks of Saryu river for 'aarti', ahead of the foundation laying ceremony of Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches 3 new high-throughput labs of ICMR at Noida, Kolkata & Mumbai through video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee interacts with Prime Minister Narendra Modi (unseen) through video conference, at Nabanna (State Secretariat) in Kolkata.

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Broad gauge diesel locomotives stationed at Gede Railway Station ahead of their flag off, before entering Darshana railway station into Bangladesh, in Nadia. 10 broad gauge locomotives were virtually flagged off to Bangladesh by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.

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Workers unload sand from boats as part of alleged illegal excavation of sand from Ganga river, during Unlock 2, in Patna.

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Young girls wave their scarves at the pose for a photograph at the historic Neelkanth Mahadev Temple on the fourth 'Somwar' of the Hindu holy month of Shravan, in Beawar.

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Earthmovers remove debris after the demolition of Old Secretariat, in Hyderabad.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Congress senior leaders Ajay Maken and Avinash Pandey take part in an MLAs meeting organised under the 'Save Democracy-Save Constitution, at hotel in Jaipur.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at a virtual interaction with the winners of the Times Scholars initiative, in New Delhi.

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Residents navigate through a flooded street after a heavy rainfall in Karachi, Pakistan.

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People hold umbrellas as they shop for flowers at a market, in Chennai. Umbrellas were presented by traders association to customers to maintain social distancing and prevent crowding in the market place amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Traffic jam at ITO during Unlock 2.0 in New Delhi.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot leaves from a hotel, in Jaipur.

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The first batch of Rafale aircrafts prepares to take off from Dassault Aviation Facility, Merignac, in France.

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Houses are seen submerged in flood waters following heavy monsoon rain, in Gopalganj district.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union members stage a dharna demanding withdrawal of some notifications regarding the changes in procurement of crops, outside the local office of Union Harsimrat Kaur Badal, in Bathinda.

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The crew of the first batch of Rafale aircrafts preparing to take off from Dassault Aviation Facility, Merignac, in France.

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The first batch of Rafale aircrafts prepares to take off from Dassault Aviation Facility, Merignac, in France.

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An aerial view of the flooded Collectorate Ghat at the bank of Ganga River in Patna.

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Israeli medical workers operate a ventilation machine on a training mannequin during an exercise of the new COVID-19 department at Rambam Hospital in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, Israel. The underground facility at Rambam hospital, originally built for a war emergency, can turn within 72 hours into a protected hospital. The Israeli government has ordered it to prepare to treat up to 350 extreme coronavirus-related cases.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (R) meets Indonesian Defence Minister General Prabowo Subianto, in New Delhi.

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Kerala State Police Chief Loknath Behera unveils a memorial for police officers of yesteryears, made completely using decommissioned guns, at the State Police Headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram.

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People walk towards a culvert, flooded due to the swollen Swarnrekha river, in Ranchi.

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Family members offer prayers before immersing the ashes of late MP governor Lalji Tandon in the Ganges, in Haridwar.

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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot during a prayer meeting organised under the 'Save Democracy-Save Constitution' protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Central government, at a hotel in Jaipur.

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First batch of five Rafale fighter aircraft fly out from France to India.

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First batch of five Rafale fighter aircraft fly out from France to India.

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First batch of five Rafale fighter aircraft fly out from France to India.

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Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Mourya presents 'Ganga-jal kalash' (holy water and sand of Ganga River) to VHP leaders for the construction of Ayodhya's Ram Temple, in Haridwar.

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Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and head priest of Jagannath temple Dilipda Ji Maharaj perform rituals before sending soil and water from different rivers of Gujarat for ground-breaking ceremony of Ayodhya's Ram Mandir, in Ahmedabad.

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A view the hotel where Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot accompanied by Congress MLAs attended a prayer meeting under their "Save Democracy, Save Constitution" protest, in Jaipur.

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Congress activists raise slogans during a protest against the government's policies, at Himachal Governor House in Shimla.

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A 50-bed dedicated COVID-19 Care Centre prepared at the Gandhi Maidan Indoor Stadium in Gaya.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with his Indonesian counterpart Prabowo Subianto during a delegation lavel meeting in New Delhi.

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Senior leaders of Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) Rameshwar Oraon and other leaders hold placards under the 'Save Democracy-Save Constitution' protest, outside Raj Bhawan in Ranchi.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and other leaders during a programme organised on completion of one year by the BJP government in the state, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka State Revenue Minister R Ashoka (L) ,BJP MP's Tejaswi Surya, P C Mohan, MLA Uday Garudachar and Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa's son Vijayendra Yeddyurappa (R) during a programme of on one year completion of BJP government in the state, in Bengaluru.

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CRPF personnel wearing protective masks attend a function on the occasion of 82nd Raising Day of CRPF, in New Delhi.

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England's captain Joe Root bats during the third day of the third cricket Test match between England and West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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England's Stuart Broad, second right, celebrates as captain Joe Root, second left, takes the catch in slips to dismiss West Indies' Kemar Roach during the third day of the third cricket Test match between England and West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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England's Rory Burns, center, runs to make it to the crease during the third day of the third cricket Test match between England and West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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MoS for Home Nityanand Rai pays tributes at a memorial before his address on 82nd Raising Day of CRPF, in New Delhi.

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MoS for Home Nityanand Rai (R) and DG CRPF AP Maheshwari attend a function on the occasion of 82nd Raising Day of CRPF, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda speaks during a press conference, in New Delhi. The ministry announced new guidelines for setting up bulk drugs and medical devices parks.

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CRPF personnel wearing protective masks attend a function on the occasion of 82nd Raising Day of CRPF, in New Delhi.

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A CRPF person wearing a PPE conducts thermal screening of a police personnel during a function on the occasion of 82nd Raising Day of CRPF, in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh greets his Indonesian counterpart Prabowo Subianto as the latter arrives for a ceremonial reception at South Block, in New Delhi.

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BJP National President JP Nadda interacts with Maharashtra BJP Office Bearers via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh gets his hands sanitised as he arrives to attend a meeting with Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto at South Block in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat gets his hands sanitised as he arrives to attend a meeting with Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto at South Block in New Delhi.

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Army Chief Gen MM Naravane gets his hands sanitised as he arrives to attend a meeting with Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto at South Block in New Delhi.

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In this photo released by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, sitting, is surrounded by senior military officials holding‚ Paektusan commemorative pistols they received from Kim during a ceremony in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Indonesian Defence Minister Gen Prabowo Subianto inspects a guard of honour during his welcome at South Block in New Delhi.

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Indonesian Defence Minister Gen Prabowo Subianto during his ceremonial welcome at South Block in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh welcomes his Indonesian counterpart Gen Prabowo Subianto at South Block in New Delhi.

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M Sivasankar, former Principal Secretary to Kerala Chief Minister, arrives at National Investigation Agency (NIA) office for further interrogation in the high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case, in Kochi.

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A view of a wholesale vegetables market showing no respect to social distancing guidelines, during Unlock 2.0 in Jammu.

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Vehicles ply on a waterlogged street during monsoon rain, in Mumbai.

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Warships process during the Navy Day parade in Kronstadt, outside St.Petersburg, Russia.

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Devotees wait to perform 'abhishek' of Lord Shiva at the Kashi Vishwanath temple on the occasion of the forth Somwar of the holy month of 'Shravan', in Varanasi.

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A Chinese man shouts pro-China slogans outside the United States Consulate in Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan province. China ordered the United States on Friday to close its consulate in the western city of Chengdu, ratcheting up a diplomatic conflict at a time when relations have sunk to their lowest level in decades.

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Face masks hang in a car in Montevideo, Uruguay. As Latin America struggles to contain coronavirus, Uruguay has managed to keep case numbers low, but in the last weeks some new cases of COVID-19 were reported.

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A demonstrator lays down in front of federal officers during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, Ore.

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Juventus players celebrate at the end of Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria at the Allianz stadium, in Turin, Italy. Juventus clinched a record-extending ninth successive Serie A title after it defeated Sampdoria 2-0.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo makes a penalty attempt during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria at the Allianz stadium, in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus players celebrate at the end of Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria at the Allianz stadium, in Turin, Italy. Juventus clinched a record-extending ninth successive Serie A title, after it defeated Sampdoria 2-0.

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Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, center, celebrates with teammate Alexandre Lacazette (9) after scoring on a penalty kickl during the first half of the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium in London, England.

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Sheffield United's Enda Stevens, center and Southampton's Stuart Armstrong, right, challenge for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Sheffield United at St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England.

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Manchester City's Aymeric Laporte, left, challenges for the ball with Norwich City's Marco Stiepermann, during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, second left, celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus' Federico Bernardeschi, right, scores his teams second goal during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus' Gonzalo Higuain, right, takes the ball away from Sampdoria's Manolo Gabbiadini during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus' Paulo Dybala, right, battles for the ball with Sampdoria's Julian Chabot during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Juventus' Alex Sandro and Sampdoria's Gaston Ramirez, right, battle for the ball during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sampdoria at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy.

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Bob Hall Pier is taped off the morning after Hurricane Hanna.

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Allen Heath surveys the damage to a private marina after it was hit by Hurricane Hanna in Corpus Christi, Texas. Heath's boat and about 30 others were lost or damaged.

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Water spills over Laguna Shores Road after Hurricane Hanna made landfall south of Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Debris floats around a marina after it was hit by Hurricane Hanna in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Debris floats around damaged boats in a marina after it was hit by Hurricane Hanna, in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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A manhole along the sidewalk of Ruben M. Torres Boulevard overflows from torrential rainfall from Hurricane Hanna in Brownsville, Texas.

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Manchester City's David Silva clasps hands with Manchester City's head coach Pep Guardiola at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester City's David Silva applauds at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester City's David Silva is applauded by team mates at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester City's David Silva, left, clasps hands with Manchester City's Rodrigo before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal with Manchester City's David Silva during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester City's David Silva takes a shot next to Norwich City's Kenny McLean during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester City's David Silva, left, challenges for the ball with Norwich City's Kenny McLean during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester City's David Silva is applauded by team mates at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester City's David Silva runs during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester City's David Silva takes a knee before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Norwich City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

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