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Jul 28, 2020

Sant Baba Pritam Singh and others hand over the sacred soil of five Gurudwaras to Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) worker for the 'Bhoomi Pujan' to be performed at the site of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, in Agra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the 'bhoomi pujan' ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5.

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France to India Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain inspects ventilators installed in a plane, transporting COVID-19 test kits and equipments donated by France, at IAF station Palam in New Delhi.

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Pakistani refugees making rakhis for soldiers posted in the border areas ahead of the Raksha Bandhan festival, during Unlock 2.0, near Majnu ka Tilla in New Delhi.

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Waterlogging in railway tracks following heavy monsoon rain, in Mumbai.

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Villagers cross a flood affected area on a boat as they move towards a safer place, in Gopalganj district.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel rescue villagers from flood-affected areas, in Dhubri district of Assam.

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A stray dog sits on manure coming out of a trommel machine to segregate and process waste material at Ghazipur, Delhi's biggest landfill, in New Delhi.

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A Pakistan refugee displays rakhis made for soldiers ahead of the Raksha Bandhan festival, during Unlock 2.0, near Majnu ka Tilla in New Delhi.

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France Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain and Indian Red Cross Society Secretary General R K Jain receive COVID-19 test kits and equipments donated by France, at IAF station Palam in New Delhi.

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Haryana drug control authorities, along with local police, busted an international drug cartel trying to smuggle out COVID-19 and cancer treatment drugs to Iraq through special evacuation flights being run under Vande Bharat Mission, in Gurgram.

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Haryana drug control authorities, along with local police, busted an international drug cartel trying to smuggle out COVID-19 and cancer treatment drugs to Iraq through special evacuation flights being run under Vande Bharat Mission, in Gurgram.

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A 25-bed dedicated COVID-19 Care Centre prepared at the Patliputra Ashok hotel, in Patna.

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England's Stuart Broad, center, holds the ball to celebrate taking 500 wickets during the fifth 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, center, holds the ball up to celebrates taking 500 wickets during the fifth day of the third cricket Test match between England and West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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An ambulance along with other vehicles passes through a waterlogged stretch of a highway during rain, in Thane.

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People wait to send parcels at a Post Office, ahead of Raksha Bandhan festival, in Prayagraj.

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Ayush project 'NPCSCS' workers protest against the Ayush Ministry over their various issues, outside the BJP office in Jaipur.

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Workers install loudspeakers in the city, ahead of the foundation laying ceremony of Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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Midair refuelling of one of the five Rafale jets, which took off from France on its way to India. The Rafale aircrafts are covering a distance of nearly 7000 kms from France to India with a single stop in UAE.

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District administration, SDRF and NDRF teams during a search and rescue operation of people after a landslide at Dhami village in Pithoragarh.

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Workers set up an area under the clubhouse of Kishore Bharati Stadium, Jadavpur, which has been converted into a COVID-19 care centre for patients showing mild symptoms, during Unlock 2.0, in Kolkata.

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A worker stitches masks at a garments factory, converted to manufacture protective masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata

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The ashes of veteran BJP leader the late Lalji Tandon being immersed in Saryu River in Ayodhya. Tandon, 85, passed away in Lucknow recently.

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Former prime minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Deve Gowda addresses a press conference, in Bengaluru.

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Midair refuelling of one of the five Rafale jets, which took off from France on its way to India. The Rafale aircrafts are covering a distance of nearly 7000 kms from France to India with a single stop in UAE.

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UP Dy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya visits Hanuman Garhi temple in Ayodhya.

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Students of Khalsa College dressed in traditional attire swing during Teej Festival celebrations, after the restrictions were eased during COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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Doctor screen residents of an apartment complex for COVID-19 symptoms in Mumbai.

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Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) kits collect swab samples of municipal school teachers for COVID-19 test, in Ahmedabad.

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View of a robot used to clean sewers, inaugurated by State Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya, at Dispur in Guwahati.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan attend the Empathy Conclave 2020, organized by the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (IBLS) and Airports Authority of India, at the Parliament House, in New Delhi. The theme of this year's event is 'Keep your liver safe in times of COVID 19'.

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Trommel machine-cum-ballistic separators, which are mechanical screening machines used to separate solid-waste and inert materials, at the Ghazipur landfill site in New Delhi. The garbage mountain's height has decreased by 40ft in one year.

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A dog stands on a pile of waste at the Ghazipur landfill area, in Delhi. Authorities have processed 13,0000 MT of wastes till date at India's tallest garbage mountain in Ghazipur East Delhi, which has reduced by 40 feet in a year time.

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Sandeep Nair (in black), one of the two accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case, arrives for a medical check-up at Ernakulam Government General Hospital, in Kochi. Two accused in the high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case, Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, were today sent to five-day custody of the Customs Department by a Kochi court.

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Swapna Suresh (in black), one of the two accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case, arrives for a medical check-up at Ernakulam Government General Hospital, in Kochi. Two accused in the high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case, Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, were today sent to five-day custody of the Customs Department by a Kochi court.

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A street barber, center right, chats with his customer in front of a graffiti honoring those on the frontlines in the fight against the coronavirus outside a train station in Mumbai.

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Boys look at goats at a slum purchased ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in Mumbai. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren (L) interacts with medics during inauguration of Plasma Bank at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi.

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BJP National President JP Nadda greets Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda (L) during an event to virtually inaugurate party's 8 district offices in Jharkhand, at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Gautam Gambhir during a visit to the Ghazipur landfill for inspection, in New Delhi. The leader claimed that the landfill site has reduced in height in the past several months.

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BJP MP Gautam Gambhir during a visit to the Ghazipur landfill site for inspection, in New Delhi.

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A roadside vendor selling garments interacts with customers, after restrictions were eased amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Members of National Students' Union of India (women's wing) shout slogans and display placards during their protest march against the alleged humiliating act of ABVP National President Subbiah Shanmugam, near BJP office in New Delhi.

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BJP National President JP Nadda speaks during an event to virtually inaugurate party's 8 district offices in Jharkhand, at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

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An undated picture of former captain of physically challenged Indian cricket team Dinesh Sain, who is applying for peon's job at the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) due to vagaries of life.

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Traffic jam on Vashi Creek Bridge during Unlock 2, in Navi Mumbai.

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MoS Babul Supriyo during the release of a book and poster on the eve of International Tiger Day 2020, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar during the release of a book and poster on the eve of International Tiger Day 2020, in New Delhi.

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Two customers select sheep to buy for the Eid-al-Adha festival, at a roadside in Jammu. A very few people are venturing out to buy sacrificial animals due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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A vendor selling mosquito nets sits inside one of the bednets as he waits for customers, during Unlock 2.0, in Jammu.

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Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar and MoS Babul Supriyo duing the release of a book and poster on the eve of International Tiger Day 2020, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar and MoS Babul Supriyo release a book on the eve of International Tiger Day 2020, in New Delhi.

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People perform exercises outside the Old Secretariat building during a total lockdown imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, in Patna.

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Chinese security personnel wearing masks line up outside the former United States Consulate in Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan province. Chinese authorities took control of the former U.S. consulate in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu after it was ordered closed in retaliation for a U.S. order to vacate the Chinese Consulate in Houston.

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Masks placed on mannequins heads are displayed outside a shop in Sarajevo's main street, Bosnia. Regional WHO office in Bosnia expressed its concern with recent reports that medical institutions around the country are closing to maximum capacity as recent spike in COVID-19 infections are reaching record levels.

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A city worker disinfects a street in Patio Bonito, a neighborhood that has seen high contagion levels of COVID-19, in Bogota, Colombia.

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Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar and MoS Babul Supriyo during the release a poster on the eve of International Tiger Day 2020, in New Delhi.

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, wearing a face mask with his supporters arrives at courthouse in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Najib arrived for a verdict in the first of several corruption trials linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund.

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General view showing the Grand Mosque, at the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia ahead of the Hajj pilgrimage. Anywhere from 1,000 to 10,000 pilgrims will be allowed to perform the annual hajj pilgrimage this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz issue a statement at the Israeli Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israeli forces exchanged fire with Hezbollah for over an hour along the volatile Israeli-Lebanese frontier, the heaviest bout of fighting between the bitter enemies in nearly a year.

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US President Donald Trump wears a face mask as he participates in a tour of Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Morrisville, N.C.

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A worker wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant solution inside the coffin of a person who died from suspected COVID-19, as the body arrives at the crematorium at Xilotepec Cemetery in Xochimilco, Mexico City.

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Security forces try to disperse demonstrators during on-going anti-government protests near Tahrir square, Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq's prime minister said Monday he had ordered an investigation into the killing of two anti-government protesters, saying security forces were not authorized to fire "a single bullet" toward the demonstrators.

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A vendor waits for customers under behind bags of aquarium fish for sale at a market on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. The world's most populous Muslim nation is the country with the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Southeast Asia.

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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a speech before war veterans in Pyongyang, North Korea marking the 67th anniversary of the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

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