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Jul 29, 2020

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria (2nd L) and Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Air Command, Air Marshal B Suresh (R) along with the IAF pilots of the first five Rafale combat aircraft after arriving from France at the Air Force Station, in Ambala. The aircraft will be a part of 17 Squadron, the “Golden Arrows”, which was resurrected on Sept 10, 2019.

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First five Rafale combat aircraft from France arrive at the Air Force Station, in Ambala.

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IAF Rafale aircraft after touching down at Air Force Station on its arrival on covering a distance of nearly 8500 km from France to India, in Ambala.

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Devotees celebrate the arrival of five Rafale aircraft from France at Ambala airbase, at Mankameshwar temple in Lucknow.

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Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (L) during a press conference, at NMC in New Delhi, .

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Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank speaks during a press conference on cabinet decisions, during Unlock 2.0, in New Delhi.

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Madhavi Amballa (25), an architect, paints handmade rakhi's made by her at home during the lockdown period, in Mumbai. Amballa crafted rakhis which resemble food items like Idli, Dosa and Pizza.

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Madhavi Amballa (25), an architect, shows designer handmade rakhi's made by her at home during the lockdown period, in Mumbai.

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Workers construct a COVID care centre at Nehru Stadium for the treatment of infected patients, in Guwahati.

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Health workers wearing PPE kits bury the body of a woman who died of COVID-19, at Wazirbagh in Srinagar.

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Farmers transplant paddy saplings in a field during rain, in Kochi. The Indian Meteorological department has issued orange alert for six districts in Kerala.

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AAP leaders Raghav Chadha (R) and Atishi Marlena show a defamation notice issued to them by BJP councillor Yogesh Kumar Verma, during a press conference, at party office in New Delhi.

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Noted-singer and music composer Anup Jalota celebrates his 67th birthday at his house, in Mumbai.

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In this file photo, is seen Actor Director Parvez Khan (R) along with filmmaker Sriram Raghavan (C) during the shoot of Bollywood film 'Andhadhun'. Khan passed away at the age of 55 due to a massive heart attack, in Mumbai on Monday, July 27, 2020.

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A man walks during rain, in the backdrop of India Gate in New Delhi.

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People use boats to move across a flooded village in East Champaran, Bihar.

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Rajasthan PCC President Govind Singh Dotasra takes charge in the presence of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, in Jaipur.

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Thermal imaging camera set up at Dy Commissioner's office for COVID-19 screening, in Dibrugarh district.

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Biswajit Ghosh and Brihaspati Halder, a couple, take part in traditional rituals during their marriage ceremony, amid the complete biweekly lockdown to curb COVID-19 spread, in Kolkata.

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Beds lined at businessman Kadar Shaikh's office, converted into a COVID Care Centre for free treatment of the needy, in Surat.

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Artist Vishal Shinde (41) gives a final touch to a clay idol of Lord Ganesha ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, at his workshop in Worli, Mumbai. Shinde has made 200 Ganesh idols (8 inches each) that can be easily immersed at home while keeping the situation of coronavirus pandemic in mind.

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The first batch of five Rafale combat jets, escorted by SU30 MKIs, enter the Indian air space on its way to Ambala airbase from France.

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Locals cheer during the touchdown of five Rafale combat jets from France at the airbase, at the entry point of Ambala.

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The first of five Rafale fighter jets, travelling from France, touches down at Ambala air base in Haryana.

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The first of five Rafale fighter jets, travelling from France, touches down at Ambala air base in Haryana.

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Water cannon salute being given to one of the five Rafale fighter jets on its arrival at Ambala air base from France.

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Policewomen buy 'rakhi' from a shop ahead of Raksha Bandhan festival, in Thane.

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Soil of Aishbagh Ramlila ground is collected and sealed in a copper pot, to be sent for ground breaking ceremony of Ayodhya's Ram Temple, in Lucknow.

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People buy goats at a market ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festival near Jama Masjid, Old Delhi.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan PCC President Govind Singh Dotasra (R) and others arrive at party office, in Jaipur. Dotasra took charge as Congress state president.

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Rakhi's displayed at a roadside shop ahead of the Raksha Bandhan festival, in Ghaziabad.

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Members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) present an appointment letter to newly elected Jharkhand In-Charge Ganeswar Munda (C) who will take part in the foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5, in Ranchi.

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Congress workers being detained during their protest demonstration against alleged deteriorating law and order situation in the state, in Lucknow.

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A view of a market shut during a complete lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus disease, in Kolkata. The West Bengal government has ordered for complete lockdown two days a week across the state due to surge in COVID-19 cases.

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Police detain AAP workers who were staging a protest outside the BJP office over alleged corruption in BJP-ruled MCDs, in New Delhi. protest was organised in the wake of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC)'s decision to levy a professional tax on self-employed persons, hike tax on transfer of property, and almost double the taxes on rented commercial properties.

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Devotees take a boat ride on the Yamuna river as dark clouds hover in the sky, at Sangam in Prayagraj.

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BJP President JP Nadda addresses during virtual inauguration of newly constructed Haryana BJP offices from BJP HQ , in New Delhi.

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People buy goats at a market ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festival near Jama Masjid, Old Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur greets the newly appointed State BJP President Suresh Kashyap during his oath ceremony, in Shimla.

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Vehicles ply on a street at Lal Chowk after Jammu and Kashmir administration relaxed the lockdown restrictions ahead of Eid al-Adha, in Srinagar.

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Rakhi's displayed at a roadside shop ahead of the Raksha Bandhan festival, in Ghaziabad.

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Biswa Bangla Sarani wears a deserted look during the biweekly complete lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus disease, in Kolkata.

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A trader feeds his camel at a livestock market ahead of Eid al-Adha festival, during the biweekly complete lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A municipal health worker while conducting screening for COVID-19 at a children's home in Mumbai.

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Members of All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC) stage a protest against the Karnataka government to press for various demands including a fixed honorarium for workers during coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren pays tribute to Superintendent of Police (SP) and Jharkhand Cadre IPS officer Alok, who passed away due to cancer, in Ranchi.

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A young woman shows a 'rakhi' after purchasing, ahead of Raksha Bandhan festival, in Amritsar.

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Municipal workers and family members wearing protective suits carry the body of a person who died of COVID-19 for burial, in Karad.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at the inauguration of the online webinar 'Knowledge Creation: Mother Tongue', in New Delhi.

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Civic workers stand on road as a commuter crosses a flooded street after rains during West Bengal state lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kolkata. India is the third hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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VHP workers and sadhus pose for photographs as they collect water and clay from the banks of the Ganges, to be used in the foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, at Sangam in Prayagraj.

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People living in shanties walk along a deserted railway track beside a train station during West Bengal state lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kolkata.

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Daily laborers rest on their parked carts during West Bengal state lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kolkata.

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Farmers and traders wait for customers to sell their produce during daybreak at a floating market on the Dal Lake, in Srinagar.

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People take bath on the bank of Hooghly River beside Howrah Bridge during West Bengal state lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kolkata.

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A man rows a boat during daybreak after buying vegetables from the floating market on Dal Lake, in Srinagar. Vegetables traded in this floating market are supplied to Srinagar and few parts of the Kashmir valley. It's one of the major sources of income for the lake dwellers.

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Farmers and traders wait for customers to sell their produce during daybreak at a floating market on the Dal Lake, in Srinagar.

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A man rows a boat during daybreak after buying vegetables from the floating market on Dal Lake, in Srinagar.

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A man on a two wheeler rides past parked yellow taxis during West Bengal state lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kolkata.

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Police check credentials of commuters during West Bengal state lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kolkata.

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A man pushes his bicycle as crosses a flooded street after monsoon rains in Jammu.

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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket that will launch to Mars leaves the vertical integration facility, left, as it rolls out to Space Launch Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket scheduled to launch on Thursday will land on Mars in February 2021, the Mars 2020 rover, named Perseverance, will study Martian geology.

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Federal officers deploy tear gas and crowd control munitions at demonstrators during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, Ore.

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Israeli soldiers work on tanks in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights near the border with Syria, not far from Lebanon border. Lebanon's prime minister has accused Israel of provoking a "dangerous escalation" along the border in an attempt to modify the mandate of a U.N. peacekeeping force in south Lebanon.

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In this photo released by Sepahnews, a Revolutionary Guard's speed boat fires a missile during a military exercise. Iranian commandos also fast-roped down from a helicopter onto a replica of an aircraft carrier in the exercise called "Great Prophet 14." The drill appears aimed at threatening the U.S. amid tensions between Tehran and Washington.

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England's captain Joe Root poses with the winners trophy after their win on 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, left, and Chris Woakes celebrate their win on 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 carries a stump as he walks off the field after their win on 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 Chris Woakes carries a stump as he walks off the field after their win on 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 Chris Woakes, third left, and teammates celebrate the dismissal of West Indies' Rahkeem Cornwall, third right, 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 Chris Woakes, right, watches teammate Stuart Broad taking the catch to dismiss West Indies' Shai Hope 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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West Indies' Roston Chase, third left, is run-out by England's Dominic Bess 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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West Indies' Shane Dowrich evades a rising delivery from England's Jofra Archer 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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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks at the court house in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A court has sentenced Najib to serve 12 years in prison after finding him guilty in the first of several corruption trials linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund that brought down his government two years ago.

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An activists against abortion holds a model of a fetus outside of Mexico's Supreme Court steps during a protest in Mexico City. The activists protest as Mexico's Supreme Court is expected to rule on a case regarding a Veracruz state law prohibiting abortion except in cases of rape, if the mother's life is in danger, or if the unborn baby is malformed.

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Leslie Jones welcomes her three co-presenters to help announce the 72 Emmy Awards Nominations, Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany, during the live streaming event on Emmys.com.

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Spectator boats motor past the Mayflower II sailing through the waters of Fishers Island Sound off Groton, Conn. on the seventh day of two weeks of sea trials. The vessel, a replica of the original Mayflower that carried the Pilgrims to America in 1620, left Mystic Seaport Museum last week after a three-year, $11.2 million restoration by the workers at the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard.

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Freshly dug graves are seen at a section where COVID-19 victims are buried at La Verbena cemetery in Guatemala City.

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A residential area is flooded following a heavy rain in Oishida town, Yamagata prefecture, northern Japan.

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A man crosses the River Tawi on a horse cart in Jammu.

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