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Aug 13, 2020

Vehicles move slowly through the waterlogged Delhi- Gurugram Expressway following rainfall, in Gurugram.

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Border Security Force (BSF) troops patrol near flooded Basantar River along the international border ahead of the Independence Day, in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) visits a frontline airbase in Western Air Command, New Delhi.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot (R), Congress leaders Sachin Pilot (L) and KC Venugopal pose for a photograph, in Jaipur.

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Raisina Hills illuminated in several colours ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, in New Delhi.

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New Delhi Railway Station illuminated in tri-colors ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, in New Delhi.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus lit up in tricolours ahead of the 74th Independence Day, in Mumbai.

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Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Bhavan illuminated ahead of the 74th Independence Day, in Lucknow.

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Rashtrapati Bhavan illuminated ahead of the Independence Day,in New Delhi.

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Veena Ajay Kumar, wife of Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar, launches Indian Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel ‘Sarthak’ through video conferencing from Coast Guard headquarters, in New Delhi. Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar, Secretary Defence Production Raj Kumar, Director General Indian Coast Guard K Natarajan, Chairman & Managing Director M/s Goa Shipyard Limited Cmde Bharat Bhushan Nagpal, and senior officials of MoD also seen.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu plants a Rudraksh tree at Parliament House complex on completion of his three years in office as Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Children wave Tricolor flags ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, at a village in South Dinajpur district.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot along with senior Congress leaders Sachin Pilot, Avinash Pandey (2nd R), Randeep Surjewala (R), Govind Singh Dotasara (L), Ajay Maken (2nd L) and KC Venugopal (3rd L), in Jaipur.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot (2L), Congress leaders Sachin Pilot (3L), Avinash Pandey and others flash a victory sign during the MLAs meeting at CM residence, in Jaipur.

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A Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) developed by HAL, deployed to assist IAF for high altitude operations, flies over Ladakh region, in Leh.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot (7L), Congress leaders Sachin Pilot (8L), Ajay Maken (4L), Randeep Surjewala (5L), Avinash Pandey and others flash a victory sign during the MLAs meeting at CM residence, in Jaipur.

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Tri-Service contingents during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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A medic holds a new-born baby of a COVID-19 patient at CWG Village COVID care centre, during Unlock 3.0, near Akshardham in New Delhi.

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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad wearing a protective gear visits a COVID-19 ward at Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH), in Patna.

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Custom officials seized gold jewellery from a manufacturing and distribution centre during a raid in connection with the Kerala gold smuggling case, in Kozhikode.

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BJP candidate Jai Prakash Nishad files his nomination for Rajya Sabha by-election, in Lucknow.

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A health worker sprays disinfectant on a medic at CWG Village COVID care centre, during Unlock 3.0, near Akshardham in New Delhi.

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An Army officer during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam due to heavy rain, in Noida.

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Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje with senior BJP leader Murlidhar Rao during the party MLAs meeting, at BJP office in Jaipur.

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Punjab Women Police contingent take part in the rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Guru Nanak Stadium in Amritsar.

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People wade through a flooded bridge near submerged houses after heavy rainfall, in Satna.

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Tamil Nadu Disaster Response Force (TNDRF) contingent march-past during the full-dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at state headquarters in Chennai.

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Tamil Nadu Police contingent during full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at State HQ in Chennai.

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Women get a photograph clicked alongside an auto rickshaw, one among 200 distributed by State Minister Eknath Shinde to boost self-employment, in Thane district.

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Members of Bajrang Dal raise slogans during a protest demanding a ban on Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and People's Front of India (PFI) for their alleged role in the violence that broke out on Tuesday, in Bengaluru.

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People with disability cover themselves with a plastic sheet on a rainy day, in New Delhi.

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Border Security Force (BSF) contingent march-past during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in Srinagar.

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Rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Ridge in Shimla.

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Trucks catch fire after an accident on NH7, at Chhapara in Seoni district. Two died in the mishap.

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Madhya Pradesh Police contingent march-past during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Moti Lal Nehru Stadium in Bhopal.

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A fisherman casts a net to catch fish in the swollen Krishna river after the excess water was released from Prakasam Barrage following heavy rains, in Vijayawada.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets during the launch of 'Transparent Taxation - Honoring The Honest' platform via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the launch of 'Transparent Taxation - Honoring The Honest' platform via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks after Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden introduced her as his running mate during a campaign event at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Monsoon clouds gather in the sky over the city, during Unlock 3.0, in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 at Daryaganj, in Delhi.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 at Daryaganj, in Delhi.

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A health worker arranges samples for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing at Daryaganj, in Delhi.

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Barber attend to a customer at his roadside stall during Unlock 3.0 at Chandni Chowk, in Delhi.

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Tri-Service bands during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Tri-Service bands and Delhi Police contingent march-past during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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J&K Women Police contingent march- past during the full-dress rehearsal ahead of the 74th Independence Day parade, at Mini Stadium in Jammu.

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STF contingent march-past during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Moti Lal Nehru Stadium in Bhopal.

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Contingents of Indian Armed Force march-past during the full dress rehearsal for the 74th Independence Day parade, at Gandhi Maidan in Patna.

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Women Police contingent march-past during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in Ajmer.

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RAF contingent march-past during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Red Road in Kolkata.

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NCC cadets during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Tripura State Rifles contingent members get a selfie clicked after the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in Dharmanagar.

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Tamil Nadu Disaster Response Force (TNDRF) contingent prepare for the full dress rehearsals ahead of the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at State HQ in Chennai.

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Artists perform during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Red Road, in Kolkata.

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A health worker screens Madhya Pradesh Police contingent members before the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Moti Lal Nehru Stadium in Bhopal.

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Researchers swap samples from a bat's mouth inside Sai Yok National Park in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok, Thailand. Researchers in Thailand have been trekking though the countryside to catch bats in their caves in an effort to trace the murky origins of the coronavirus.

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Researchers catch bat in front of cave inside Sai Yok National Park in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok, Thailand. Researchers in Thailand have been trekking though the countryside to catch bats in their caves in an effort to trace the murky origins of the coronavirus.

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A helicopter drops water onto the Lake Hughes fire in Angeles National Forest north of Santa Clarita, California.

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Medical workers using protective equipment dispose of trash bags containing hazardous biological waste into a large pile outside the Hospital del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, which treats patients with COVID-19 in Veracruz, Mexico. Improper disposal of medical waste has become an increasing problem in Mexico amid the pandemic.

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Cars queue at a COVID-19 test centre in Auckland, New Zealand. Health authorities in New Zealand are scrambling to trace the source of a new outbreak of the coronavirus as the nation's largest city goes back into lockdown.

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Staff workers set up a giant replica of the UEFA Champions League trophy in downtown Lisbon, Portugal. The country has the center stage from Wednesday when eight of Europe's best teams start fighting for the coveted Champions League title amid strict health protocols.

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during a ceremony before a planeload of humanitarian aid takes off for Lebanon, including medical supplies and experts to assist in the wake of the explosion in Beirut, at the Air Force base in Guarulhos, gretar Sao Paulo area, Brazil.

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Tri-Service bands and Delhi Police contingent march-past during full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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National Flag unfurled during the full dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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PSG players celebrate after the Champions League quarter-final soccer match between Atalanta and Paris Saint-Germain, at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal. PSG won 2-1.

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PSG's players celebrate the second goal of their team during the Champions League quarter-final soccer match between Atalanta and Paris Saint-Germain, at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal. PSG won 2-1.

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Atalanta's goalkeeper Marco Sportiello, left, kicks the ball past PSG's Neymar during the Champions League quarter-final soccer match between Atalanta and Paris Saint-Germain, at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Atalanta's Mario Pasalic, center, celebrates after scoring the opening goal of his team during the Champions League quarter-final soccer match between Atalanta and Paris Saint-Germain, at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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The MV Wakashio, a bulk carrier ship that recently ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius, can bee seen from the coast or Mauritius.

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Volunteers take part in the clean up operation in Mahebourg, Mauritius surrounding the oil spill from the MV Wakashio, a bulk carrier ship that recently ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius.

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Volunteers take part in the clean up operation in Mahebourg, Mauritius surrounding the oil spill from the MV Wakashio, a bulk carrier ship that recently ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius.

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This satellite image provided by 2020 Maxar Technologies showing an aerial view of the MV Wakashio, top left, a bulk carrier ship that recently ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius. Anxious residents of the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius have stuffed fabric sacks with sugar cane leaves in an effort to stop the oil spill from reaching their shores. Satellite images show a dark slick spreading in the turquoise waters near wetlands that the government called‚ very sensitive.

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