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Aug 04, 2020

BJP leader Vijay Goel along with Bengali Market Traders' Association (BMTA) members installs a road signage after renaming it from Babar Road to 5 August Road, in New Delhi. The BJP leader and others demanded the name of the street be changed officially.

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Hindu devotees celebrate 'Deepotsav' at Ramghat on the eve of 'Bhoomi Pujan' of the Ram Temple, in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the ceremony, to be held in Ayodhya on Aug 5.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal members make a replica of Ram temple using gulal and earthen lamp, on the eve of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ayodhya's Ram Mandir, in Jodhpur.

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People make ‘rangoli’ at Naya Ghat on the eve of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ram Mandir, in Ayodhya

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Children and youngsters make ‘rangoli’ on pavement along a road, on the eve of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ram Mandir, in Ayodhya.

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The bridge over Sarayu river is illuminated on the eve of the groundbreaking ceremony of Ram Mandir, in Ayodhya

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Hindu devotees light lamps on 'Deepotsav' at Ramghat on the eve of 'Bhoomi Pujan' of the Ram Temple, in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the ceremony, to be held in Ayodhya on Aug 5.

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A large 'Khadau' (wooden slippers), bow and arrow, and palanquin put on display at Naya Ghat, on the eve of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ram Mandir, in Ayodhya.

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A car lies buried under an uprooted tree after heavy rain, at Dabholkar corner in Kolhapur.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel carry out a rescue operation after three rooms of Trimurti chawl collapsed due to heavy rains, at Santacruz East in Mumbai.

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Silver bricks donated by BJP workers at 'Kavi Sammelan', on the eve of foundation laying ceremony of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, during Unlock 3.0, at Delhi BJP office, in New Delhi.

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Congress Party workers offer prayers before an idol of Hindu deity Ram at a roadside temple, ahead of the groundbreaking ceremony of Ayodhya's Ram temple, during unlock 3.0, in Jabalpur.

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Artist Sudarshan Pattanaik makes a replica of Ram temple out of sand, on the eve of its ground-breaking ceremony in Ayodhya, on Puri beach

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lights earthen lamps, on the eve of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, at his official residence, in Lucknow.

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BJP workers hold their party flag outside the Hanumangarhi temple, on the eve of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ram Mandir, in Ayodhya.

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BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma with party activists lights lamps on the eve of groundbreaking ceremony of Ayodhya's Ram temple, in Bhopal

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A health worker collects samples for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing, in New Delhi. India's COVID-19 tally increased to 18,55,745 with 52,050 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day.

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HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank presents to President Ram Nath Kovind a copy of the new National Education Policy 2020, in New Delhi.

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Proposed model of Ram Janmbhoomi Mandir in Ayodhya.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and other leaders witness a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding between Ministry of Defence (MoD), Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG) and Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur for conducting predictive analysis of public grievances in MoD, in New Delhi.

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Men make kites during Unlock 3 in New Delhi.

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Proposed model of Ram Janmbhoomi Mandir in Ayodhya.

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Proposed model of Ram Janmbhoomi Mandir in Ayodhya.

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A worker sprays disinfectants on gym equipments after authorities allowed opening of gym and yoga centres, during Unlock 3, in Bengaluru.

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An autorickshaw rides past a banner showcasing Shri Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan event, which is to held tomorrow in Ayodhya, during unlock 3.0, in New Delhi.

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Proposed model of Ram Janmbhoomi Mandir in Ayodhya.

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A worker carries a model of Ram Mandir on his head on the eve of the foundation stone laying ceremony of the temple in Ayodhya, in Prayagraj.

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Workers prepare five lakh 'laddoos' for distribution among people to mark the ground breaking ceremony of Ayodhya's Ram Mandir, in Indore.

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A CRPF jawan stands guard along a street on the first day of the two-day curfew in Srinagar.

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Mumbai: Waterlogged railway tracks between Kurla and Sion, following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai.

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Sea waves crash ashore during high tide and heavy monsoon rain, at Marine Drive in Mumbai.

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Waterlogged railway tracks at Chunabhatti railway station following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai.

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Artists give final touch to a sand sculpture of Lord Ram, ahead of the foundation ceremony of Ram temple in Ayodhya, in Bikaner.

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Vehicles ply on a waterlogged street at Kurla during monsoon rains in Mumbai.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged street following heavy monsoon rain, at Sion in Mumbai.

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Waterlogged railway tracks at Chunabhatti railway station following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai.

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Waterlogged railway tracks at Chunabhatti railway station following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mock cavalcade during a survey ahead of the ground breaking ceremony of Ram temple, in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the temple.

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CRPF vehicles stationed at Lal Chowk on the first day of the two-day curfew in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir government has imposed curfew in Srinagar and restrictions in other parts of Kashmir Valley on 4-5 August 2020 to prevent protests on the anniversary of Article 370 abrogation.

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A cyclist rides past a mural paying salute to the frontline corona warriors, during Unlock 3.0 in Vijayawada.

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Traffic moves at slow pace on the Western Express highway due to rainfall in Mumbai. Mumbai and a few neighbouring districts are put on red alert for "extremely heavy rainfall" today and tomorrow.

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Madhya Pradesh State Congress President Kamal Nath performs rituals as he offers prayers during Hanuman chalisa recital, at his residence in Bhopal.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged street at Parel, following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai. IMD has issued a red alert with forecast of “extremely heavy” rainfall in Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra over the next 48 hours.

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Two-wheeler riders struggle to make way through a waterlogged street at Sion during monsoon rains in Mumbai.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged street following heavy monsoon rain, at Sion in Mumbai.

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Policemen stand guard ahead of a groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the god Ram in Ayodhya.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged street at Parel, following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai. IMD has issued a red alert with forecast of “extremely heavy” rainfall in Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra over the next 48 hours.

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Sadhus walk by a road ahead of a groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya.

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Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu virtually addresses the platinum jubilee meet held on the occasion of 76th Foundation Day of Dr B.R. Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University, from New Delhi.

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Smoke rises from a mortar shell fired by Pakistan troops, at Mankot sector in Poonch district.

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Villagers and police officials show remains of mortar shell after an umprovoked firing by Pakistan troops, at Mankot sector in Poonch district.

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Security personnel patrol a street ahead of the ground breaking ceremony of Ram temple, in Ayodhya. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the temple.

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Sadhus jump from a wall, ahead of a groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the god Ram in Ayodhya.

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Pilgrims walk down a flight of stairs after offering prayers at Hanuman Garhi temple, as the town prepares for a groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the god Ram in Ayodhya.

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A woman tries to remove rain water from her flooded house after heavy rains in Thane.

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View of a waterlogged street at Parel, following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai.

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People wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in Palghar. Palghar has been put on orange alert (heavy to very rains) for today and tomorrow.

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Landslide on the Western Express highway at Kandivali due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai.

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Road blocked in the Western Express Highway due to a landslide, following heavy rainfall, at Kandivali in Mumbai.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged street at Parel, following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai. IMD has issued a red alert with forecast of “extremely heavy” rainfall in Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra over the next 48 hours.

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A man stands on waterlogged railway tracks between Kurla and Sion, following heavy rainfall, in Mumbai. IMD has issued a red alert with forecast of “extremely heavy” rainfall in Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Raigad and Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra over the next 48 hours.

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A fallen tree on the Western Express highway due to rainfall at Goregaon in Mumbai.

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This satellite image released by NASA shows Typhoon Hagupit over Taiwan, center left. The typhoon brought high winds and heavy rains to China's eastern coastal areas including the financial hub of Shanghai. China had ordered evacuations of vulnerable coastal areas in Zhejiang and Fujian provinces to the south, recalled fishing boats and suspended ferry service and some trains.

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The Frecce Tricolore (Three-color Arrows) Italian Air Force aerobatic squad flies over the new San Giorgio Bridge on the occasion of its inauguration in Genoa, Italy. Two years ago this month, a stretch of roadbed collapsed on Genoa's Morandi Bridge, sending cars and trucks plunging to dry riverbed below and ending 43 lives. Italy's president journeys to Genoa for a ceremony to inaugurate a replacement bridge.

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People carry the coffin of a loved one during a funeral in Los Sauces cemetery, amid the new coronavirus pandemic, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru.

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A Boeing 737 MAX jet heads to a landing at Boeing Field following a test flight in Seattle. Federal regulators outlined a list of design changes they will require in the Boeing 737 Max to fix safety issues that were discovered after two deadly crashes that led to the worldwide grounding of the plane.

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US President Donald Trump holds up a signed Executive Order on hiring American workers, during a meeting with U.S. tech workers, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

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C.J. Weber-Neal and his daughter Everliegh Nash,6, view symbolic tombstones on the Black Lives Matter mural on the road surface of Greenwood Ave. in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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An Afghan security personnel stands by the dead body of an insurgent after an attack in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. An Islamic State group attack on the prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members raged after killing people in fighting overnight, a local official said.

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The full moon of August, known as the Sturgeon Moon, is partially seen from behind clouds over the Shard building in London.

Schalke's Weston McKennie of the USA, center, runs with his teammates during the first training session of German Bundesliga club FC Schalke 04 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

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Hot air balloons fly over Bristol as part of a mass ascent, with 43 balloon teams taking part, for a Fiesta Flypast over the city as part of the socially distanced alternative to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

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A hot air balloon flies over Bristol as part of a mass ascent, with 43 balloon teams taking part, for a Fiesta Flypast over the city as part of the socially distanced alternative to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

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Hot air balloons fly over Bristol as part of a mass ascent, with 43 balloon teams taking part, for a Fiesta Flypast over the city as part of the socially distanced alternative to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

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Hot air balloons prepare to fly over Bristol as part of a mass ascent, with 43 balloon teams taking part, for a Fiesta Flypast over the city as part of the socially distanced alternative to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

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Hot air balloons fly over Bristol as part of a mass ascent, with 43 balloon teams taking part, for a Fiesta Flypast over the city as part of the socially distanced alternative to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

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A hot air balloon pilot checks her rigging inside the canopy before a mass ascent, with 43 balloon teams taking part, for a Fiesta Flypast over the city of Bristol as part of the socially distanced alternative to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

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