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Aug 14, 2020

Waterlogging outside the historic Albert Hall Museum during heavy rain in Jaipur.

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People wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall, in Surat.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on the eve of 74th Independence Day in New Delhi.

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People at India Gate wave Indian national flags on the eve of Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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Parliament House illuminated on the eve of Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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Raisina Hills illuminated on the eve of Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) lit up in tricolours on the eve of 74th Independence Day, in Mumbai.

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Vidhana Soudha illuminated on the eve of 74th Independence Day celebrations, in Bengaluru.

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Historic Charminar illuminated on the eve of 74th Independence day celebrations, in Hyderabad.

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BSF jawans patrol along India-Bangladesh border on the eve of Independence Day, in Siliguri.

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Indian national flag flutters atop the historic Red Fort on the eve of 74th Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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Young women cheer with a Tricolour on the eve of the Independence Day, in Lucknow.

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NDMC workers decorate a board with flowers to wish people on 74th Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh State Assembly illuminated on the eve of Independence Day, in Bhopal.

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Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha's first address to the state on the eve of Independence Day, in Srinagar.

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BJP National President JP Nadda addresses 2nd Balramji Dass Tandon Memorial Lecture via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Commuters block a road against insufficient BEST buses and also demanded local trains services to resume, outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, in Mumbai.

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A girl with her face and hands painted in tricolour poses for a photograph, on the eve of Independence Day, in Amritsar.

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Raj Bhavan illuminated on the eve of 74th Independence Day, in Kolkata.

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with message "Salute to All Warriors" on the eve of 74th Independence Day, at Puri beach in Odisha.

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Indian Ambassador to China, Vikram Misri meets Major General Ci Guowei, Director of the Office of International Military Cooperation of China’s Central Military Commission, (CMC) and briefed him on India’s stance about the situation on the borders in eastern Ladakh Union Territory, in Beijing.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar during the launch of the portal 'SRIJAN' on the final day of Atmanirbharta Week celebration in New Delhi.

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Young women wearing tricoloured face masks pose for a picture on the eve of the 74th Independence Day, in Bhopal.

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Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta addresses a press conference, in New Delhi. Delhi BJP Mahila Morcha President Poonam Parashar Jha is also seen.

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Workers who returned to their native state Jharkhand due to COVID-19 pandemic queue up at Birsa Munda International Airport to catch flights for the cities of their work places during Unlock 3, in Ranchi.

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Students of Sapthagiri Engineering College pose for a photograph after making 4000 sqft Tricolor rangoli as part of the 74th Independence Day celebrations, in Bengaluru.

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Students and teachers of Sapthagiri Engineering College after making 4000 sqft Tricolor rangoli as part of the 74th Independence Day celebrations, in Bengaluru.

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A man sells Tricolors among commuters on the eve of 74th Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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Workers preparing for the 74th Independence Day, at Red Road in Kolkata.

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People wait in long queues to board buses to return homes at the end of their office hours, at a bus terminal at Esplanade, during Unlock 3 in Kolkata.

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Physical training instructors during a protest 'Jail Bharo Andolan' against the state government, demanding their jobs back amid the pandemic, near Mini Secretariat in Gurugram.

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AAP State Convenor and MP Bhagwant Mann addresses a press conference, in Bathinda.

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Chennai Super King's Skipper MS Dhoni arrives at Chennai Airport to participate in a week training session ahead of the IPL T20, in Chennai.

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Chennai Super King players Deepak Chahar and Piyush Chawla arrive at Chennai Airport to participate in a week training session ahead of the IPL T20, in Chennai.

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People offer the funeral prayers for J & K policeman Ishfaq Ayoub, who was killed in a militant attack at Nowgam bypass, at his residence, Maloora on the outskirts of Srinagar. Two policemen were killed and another was injured in the incident.

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A pedestrian walks along a road where a portion of a building collapsed, at Bhuleshwar in Mumbai.

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105-year-old Mohanamma discharged from Kurnool Government Hospital after she recovers from COVID-19, in Kurnool district.

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Family members and supporters pay tribute to former Congress MP Surendra Prakash Goel, who died due to COVID-19, during his funeral in Ghaziabad.

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Fourth grade employees of Punjab Government burn an effigy of Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal during a protest to press for their various demands, in Patiala.

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Workers busy in preparations for the upcoming 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Judge’s field in Guwahati.

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A worker sprays disinfectant as devotees arrive to offer prayers at Jama Masjid , during unlock 3.0, in Gurugram.

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Students and teachers of Sapthagiri Engineering College stand near the 4000 sqft Tricolor rangoli, made by them, as part of the 74th Independence Day celebrations, in Bengaluru.

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Bengali actor Rudranil Ghosh distributes face masks and medical kits among residents of a slum area in the wake of coronavirus pandemic and dengue, during Unlock 3.0, in Kolkata.

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Former Indian cricket team Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrives at the Birsa Munda International Airport to catch a special flight for Chennai, in Ranchi. Dhoni along with other members of Chennai Super Kings will be training for a week in Chennai before proceeding to UAE for the upcoming season of the IPL.

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Police personnel participate in the full-dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium, in Vijayawada.

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Actress Ekta Jain clicks a selfie with CISF personnel, at CISF unit in Mumbai.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren presents new logo of the state government to Governor Droupadi Murmu in Ranchi.

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An artisan gives a finishing touch to an idol of a footballer at his workshop, during Unlock 3.0, at Kumartuli in Kolkata.

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Flood-affected people move on banana rafts, following incessant rain, in Nalbari district.

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Members of Sri Ram Sene raise slogans during a protest demanding ban of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and Peoples Front of India (PFI) for their alleged role in the recent incidents of violence, in Bengaluru.

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Members of Dalit Sangharsha Samiti (DSS) raise slogans during a protest against recent incidents of violence, in Bengaluru.

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This image released by National Geographic shows a large crowd swimming in the water during a festival in India, shown in the two-part special "India from Above," narrated by actor Dev Patel.

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This image released by National Geographic shows an aerial view of a stick-beating ritual from the two-part special "India from Above," narrated by actor Dev Patel.

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Punjab Women police contingent click pictures during the full-dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Guru Nanak Stadium in Amritsar.

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BJP National President JP Nadda being welcomed by Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda during the virtual inauguration of Karnataka BJP district offices, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi. Union Minister Pralhad Joshi (2nd R) is also seen.

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BJP National President JP Nadda speaks during the virtual inauguration of Karnataka BJP district offices, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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Newly-wed couple Soumen Ghosh and Sarmistha ride a motorcycle to return home after their marriage amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Nadia.

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Punjab Women police contingent prepare themselves before the full-dress rehearsals for the 74th Independence Day celebrations, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, at Guru Nanak Stadium in Amritsar.

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Security personnel stand guard at the spot after a militant attack, at Nowgam bypass in Srinagar. Two policemen were killed and another was injured in the incident.

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Security personnel stand guard at the spot after a militant attack, at Nowgam bypass in Srinagar.

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City police operations branch recovered arms and ammunition that were hidden under the ground at Udalguri district, at City police reserve in Guwahati.

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Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) jawans with a sniffer dog check vehicles at Birsa Munda International Airport as security has been stepped up on the eve of Independence Day, in Ranchi.

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Commuters wait under umbrellas to catch buses for their offices during rains, at Khopat Bus Depot in Thane.

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A truck smashed after boulders fell on it at Chandigarh-Manali national highway, in Hanogi, Mandi district.

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The two cattle loaded boats which were seized from smugglers by police after a chase in swollen river Brahmaputra, in Dhubri district of Assam.

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Security personnel probe the spot after a militant attack, at Nowgam bypass in Srinagar. Two policemen were killed and one injured in the incident.

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Security personnel stand guard at the spot after a militant attack, at Nowgam bypass in Srinagar.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi waves as he arrives at the team hotel in Lisbon, Portugal. FC Barcelona are scheduled to play Bayern Munich in a Champions League quarterfinal soccer match on Friday.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stands left as his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington, Del.

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People with flowers and old Belarusian national flags shout slogan "Go away!" as they gather to protest against the results of the country's presidential election in Minsk, Belarus.

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Portland protests return downtown as police use tear gas early. Protesters and police clashed in downtown Portland in a demonstration that lasted into the predawn hours of Thursday, with some in the crowd setting a fire and exploding commercial grade fireworks outside a federal courthouse that's been a target in months of conflict for Oregon's largest city.

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US President Donald Trump holds a photo of LeGend Taliferro as he speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington. LeGend Taliferro, 4, was shot and died while he slept in his apartment in Kansas City, Mo., on June 29. Ryson Ellis, 22, of Kansas City, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of armed criminal action.

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Black Lives Matter and pro-law enforcement demonstrators taunt each other in front of Tampa Police headquarters in Tampa.

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Cars lineup to get food during the North Texas Food Bank's fourth free food distribution at Fair Park in Dallas. The food distribution featured a drive-through and walk-up option for people without cars.

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Students in a high school Spanish class are spread about six feet apart for in-person learning due to COVID-19 pandemic, on the first day of classes at Westminster Christian School in Elgin, Illinois.

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People wearing face masks amid the new coronavirus pandemic listen as musicians of the Montevideo Philharmonic Band perform at the Solis theatre in Montevideo, Uruguay. Five months after all the live arts shows were canceled due to the pandemic, the Solis theatre reopened for a public performance.

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England's Stuart Broad, right, celebrates the dismissal of Pakistan's Asad Shafiq, second right, during the first day of the second cricket Test match between England and Pakistan, at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

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England's Rory Burns, third left, and teammates celebrate after taking the catch to dismiss Pakistan's Abid Ali during the first day of the second cricket Test match between England and Pakistan, at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

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England's Stuart Broad, left, celebrates with teammate Zak Crawley the dismissal of Pakistan's Asad Shafiq during the first day of the second cricket Test match between England and Pakistan, at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

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England players celebrate the dismissal of Pakistan's Fawad Alam during the first day of the second cricket Test match between England and Pakistan, at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

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England's Chris Woakes appeals for the wicket of Pakistan's Fawad Alam during the first day of the second cricket Test match between England and Pakistan, at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

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Pakistan's Abid Ali raises his bat to celebrate scoring fifty runs during the first day of the second cricket Test match between England and Pakistan, at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

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Artisans make the idols of Lord Ganesh for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival, at Kumartuli in Kolkata.

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