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Jul 31, 2020

A worker arranges BCG vaccine in a box as the newly established Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) facility rolled out the first batch of 4.5 lakh doses of the vaccines for the Universal Immunisation Programme, at Kings Institute, in Chennai.

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People stand near a Covid-19 mobile testing facility, at Jafarguda near Karwan in the old city of Hyderabad. Intelligent Monitoring Analysis Services Quarantine’ (iMASQ), the testing facilities are housed in specially designed buses, developed by Hyderabad-based Vera Smart Healthcare.

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A health worker prepares to collect nasal swab samples for COVID-19 tests at a mobile testing site in Hyderabad. India is the third hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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Workers prepare sweets for the foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple on Aug 5, in Ayodhya.

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Workers prepare sweets for the foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple on Aug 5, in Ayodhya.

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Workers clean a gym ahead of its reopening during Unlock 3.0, in Beawar.

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Villagers walk on a road damaged due to floodwater following incessant rain, at Goalbil in Baksa district.

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A fisherman poses for photographs with fishes caught at Yamuna River as toxic foam floats on its surface, at Kalindi Kunj in New Delhi

Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey

Farmers working on the rice paddy fields in Khurja, Uttar Pradesh.

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Children enjoy the waters in the fields at Khurja, in Uttar Pradesh.

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A fisherman prepare to catch fish at Yamuna River as toxic foam floats on its surface, at Kalindi Kunj in New Delhi.

Photograph by Suresh K. Pandey

Children enjoy the waters in the fields at Khurja, in Uttar Pradesh.

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Priests perform rituals of Pavitra Samarpana on the second day of the ongoing annual Pavitrotsavams, at Tirumala in Chittoor district,

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Health workers collect swab sample of a person at Indo-Israel Non-Invasive Raid Covid -19 test study camp as part of Operation Open Skies, at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi.

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Rajasthan Congress MLAs arrive at Jaipur Airport as they shift to Jaisalmer amid state political crisis, in Jaipur.

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A boy stands near a goat, on sale for the sacrificial festival of Eid al-Adha, at a market during Unlock 2.0, in New Delhi.

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Army trucks move towards Ladakh amid LAC border tension, at Manali-Leh highway in Kullu.

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A man carries a sacrificial goat home after buying from a livestock market on the eve of Eid al-Adha festival, in Bikaner.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in conversation with Bangladesh economist and Gramin Bank founder Muhammad Yunus via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Workers clean a gym and yoga center ahead of its reopening during Unlock 3.0 in Ahmedabad

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Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Anil Chaudhary along with party's worker stage a protest against MCD for imposing Professional Tax, near the Civic Centre in New Delhi.

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Workers wearing PPE suits dispose off the hospital waste at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, in New Delhi.

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A trader waits for customers to sell goats ahead of Eid al-Adha during Unlock 2.0, in New Delhi.

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A worker wearing a PPE kit sanitizes a gym at Peerless Inn hotel ahead of its reopening for the guests, during Unlock 3.0, in Kolkata.

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Bihar Assembly speaker Vijay Chaudhary inspects the arrangements for convening the Assembly session at a hotel, amid COVID-19 pandemic in Patna. The four-day session of the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council will be conducted on separate floors of the hotel from August 3.

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All India Democratic Students Organisation activists burn copies of the new National Education Policy 2020 during a protest outside Patna University, in Patna

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

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Workers prepare sweets for the foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple on Aug 5, in Ayodhya.

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Shops that fall in the way to the Ramjanmabhoomi site being given a fresh coat of paint as part of preparations ahead of the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the Ram Temple, in Ayodhya. Preparations for the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Ram Temple are being done on war footing despite rise in COVID-19 cases.

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Sadhus perform ‘havan’ at Sankat Mochan Mandir ahead of the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the Ram Temple, in Ayodhya. Preparations for the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Ram Temple are being done on war footing despite rise in COVID-19 cases.

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Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta addresses a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Women buy ‘rakhi' at a shop ahead of 'Raksha Bandhan' festival, in Jammu.

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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh meets family members of the three Assam Rifles soldiers who lost their lives in an ambush by terrorists in Chandel district of Manipur near the border with Myanmar, in Imphal.

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani honours a Muslim woman during a virtual conference on Muslim Women Rights Day, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi poses for a group photo with Muslim women during a virtual conference on Muslim Women Rights Day, in New Delhi.

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Muslims, wearing protective masks as a precaution against infection from coronavirus gather for the Eid al-Adha prayer inside the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, recently converted back to a mosque, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. Small groups of pilgrims performed one of the final rites of the Islamic hajj on Friday as Muslims worldwide marked the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year’s pilgrimage and celebrations. The last days of hajj coincide with the four-day Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice,” in which Muslims slaughter livestock and distribute the meat to the poor.

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Hotel staff carry out sanitation work at Bukhara restaurant of ITC Maurya Hotel, in New Delhi.

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Demonstrators march in roughly organized columns under the direction of organizers during a protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and other groups in New York.

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Muslim pilgrims pray on top of the rocky hill known as Mountain of Mercy on the Plain of Arafat during the annual hajj pilgrimage near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Only about 1,000 pilgrims will be allowed to perform the annual hajj pilgrimage this year due to the virus pandemic.

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Muslim men offer Eid al-Adha prayer next to the Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's old city. This is the first Feast of Sacrifice since the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic. The major Muslim holiday, at the end of the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, is observed around the world by believers and commemorates prophet Abraham's pledge to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.

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Karsevaks shout slogans after collecting soil from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's Raigad fort for the ground breaking ceremony of Ayodhya's Ram Temple, in Thane.

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A medic holds a bag of plasma donated by COVID-19 survivor, at the Plasma Bank in Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, during Unlock 2.0, in Chennai.

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Pilgrims walk around the Kabba at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The global coronavirus pandemic has cast a shadow over every aspect of this year's pilgrimage, which last year drew 2.5 million Muslims from across the world to Mount Arafat, where the Prophet Muhammad delivered his final sermon nearly 1,400 years ago. Only a very limited number of pilgrims were allowed to take part in the hajj amid numerous restrictions to limit the potential spread of the coronavirus.

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Pilgrims walk around the Kabba at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The global coronavirus pandemic has cast a shadow over every aspect of this year's pilgrimage, which last year drew 2.5 million Muslims from across the world to Mount Arafat, where the Prophet Muhammad delivered his final sermon nearly 1,400 years ago. Only a very limited number of pilgrims were allowed to take part in the hajj amid numerous restrictions to limit the potential spread of the coronavirus.

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