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Sikh devotees participate in a 'Nagar Kirtan' procession at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) on the eve of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh faith, in Amritsar.

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Policemen scan for explosives as others guard a day after after a grenade attack at Nirankari Bhawan, a prayer hall in Adliwal village near Amritsar.

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh visits a victim of the grenade blast at Nirankari Bhavan, at a hospital in Amritsar.

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A inside view of the site of grenade blast at Nirankari Bhavan, in Adliwal village near Amritsar. Three people were killed and over 20 injured when two motorcycle-borne men threw grenade on a religious congregation.

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People look on at Punjab-police-SWAT-team standing guard at Hall Gate of Golden Temple, in Amritsar.

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Punjab-police-SWAT-team stand guard at Hall Gate of Golden Temple, in Amritsar. Security was beefed up in the state following a grenade attack on a religious congregation inside the Nirankari Bhavan's prayer hall at Adliwal village near Amritsar's Rajasansi on Sunday.

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A man injured in a blast at Nirankari Bhawan, a prayer hall in nearby Adliwal village receives treatment at a hospital in Amritsar. Three people were killed and over a dozen injured when two men on a motorbike targeted the prayer hall with a grenade police said.

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Activists of All Indian Anti-terrorists Front burn an effigy of Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI during a protest over the grenade attack on the Nirankari Bhawan, in Amritsar.

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A scene at the Nirankari Bhawan, where two men on a motorcycle reportedly threw a grenade during a religious ceremony, in Rajasansi village near Amritsar, Punjab

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Police personnel and the media at the Nirankari Bhawan, where two men on a motorcycle reportedly threw a grenade during a religious ceremony, in Rajasansi village near Amritsar, Punjab

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Police inspect the site of blast at the Nirankari Bhawan, where two men on a motorcycle reportedly threw a grenade during a religious congregation, in Adliwal village near Amritsar, Punjab.

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People gather at the Nirankari Bhawan, where two men on a motorcycle reportedly threw a grenade during a religious congregation, in Adliwal village near Amritsar, Punjab

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Wailing relatives of a victim after two men on a motorcycle reportedly threw a grenade at the Nirankari Bhawan during a religious congregation, in Adliwal village near Amritsar, Punjab.

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Wailing relatives of a victim after two men on a motorcycle reportedly threw a grenade at the Nirankari Bhawan during a religious congregation, in Adliwal village near Amritsar, Punjab.

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Wailing relatives of a victim after two men on a motorcycle reportedly threw a grenade at the Nirankari Bhawan during a religious congregation, in Adliwal village near Amritsar, Punjab.

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Devotees offer prayers to the Sun god after taking bath on occasion of Chhath puja, at Shri Durgiana Temple in Amritsar.

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Congress Party workers shout slogans as they protest against price hike of LPG, in Amritsar.

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A farmer burns paddy stubble in a farm at a village on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Commuters make their way through smoke caused by the burning of crop stubble on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.

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Commuters make their way through smoke caused by the burning of crop stubble on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab. The pollution and smokey haze around the adjoining states of Punjab and Haryana, especially New Delhi has been linked with stubble burning and is said to be a contributing factor for increasing air pollution.

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Nihangs or Sikh religious warriors display their horse-riding skills during celebration of the 'Fateh Divas' or 'Victory Day', in Amritsar. The day is celebrated a day after the Diwali festival to mark the arrival of sixth Sikh Guru Hargobind in Amritsar after his release from the Gwalior fort.

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Mechanics wash their tools with milk on the occasion of 'Vishwakarma Puja', in Amritsar.

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Fireworks light the sky during 'Bandi Chhor Divas' and 'Diwali' celebrations at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), in Amritsar.

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Pakistani border wing commander Usman Khalid (L) exchanges a gift of sweets with his Indian counterparts Border Security Force Commandant Sudeep on the occasion of the Diwali festival at the India-Pakistan Wagah border near Amritsar.

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Smoke rises as a farmer burns paddy stubbles at a village on the outskirts of Amritsar. Farmers are burning paddy stubble despite a ban, before growing the next crop.

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BJP leaders and supporters during a ‘Padyatra’, in Amritsar.

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A craftsman paints earthen lamps for the upcoming Diwali festival, in Amritsar.

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A potter makes traditional earthen lamps for the upcoming Diwali festival, in Amritsar.

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Woman show their 'menhdi' (henna) applied hands on the eve of Karva Chauth festival, in Amritsar.

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Sikh devotees serve 'Langar' prepared in the community kitchen of Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) on the occasion of 484th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Dasji, in Amritsar.

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Sikh devotees prepare 'Langar' (free meal) at the community kitchen of Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) on the occasion of 484th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das, in Amritsar.

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Commuters make their way through smoke caused by farmers burning crop stubble on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.

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A couple on a scooter ride through smoke caused by farmers burning crop stubble on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.

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A man rides a buffalo cart through smoke caused by farmers burning crop stubble on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Commuters make their way through smoke caused by farmers burning crop stubble on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.

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Smoke rises from crop stubble set on fire by farmers on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Smoke rises from crop stubble set on fire by farmers on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.

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A tractor is seen next to crop stubble set on fire by farmers on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.

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A farmer burns crop stubble after harvesting paddy on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.

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A farmer is seen through smoke as he walks back after burning paddy crop stubble on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.

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A Nihang Sikh carries his pet 'baaz' while participating in a 'Nagar Kirtan' procession on the eve of the 484th birth anniversary of fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ramdass Ji, in Amritsar.

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School students participate in a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to the victims of Amritsar train accident, in Amritsar

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Security on high alert as the first train passes by before resumption of railway services since the train accident, in Amritsar.

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Relatives during the cremation of a victim of Friday's train accident, in Amritsar.

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh with Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu visit a victim of the train accident at Jodh Phatak, at Civil Hospital in Amritsar.

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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh with Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu talking to media after visiting at Guru Nanak Hospital in Amritsar. A speeding train ran over revellers watching fireworks during the Dussehra festival killing more than 50 people.

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An angry crowd shouts slogans beside the body of a victim of a train accident in Amritsar.

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Relatives of victims of train accident mourn at Civil Hospital in Amritsar.

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Local people gather at the scene of the accident along train tracks in Amritsar.

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Punjab Police personnel and local people gather at the scene of the accident along train tracks in Amritsar.

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Punjab Police personnel at the scene of the accident along railroad tracks in Amritsar after revellers who gathered on the tracks were killed by a moving train.

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A crowd gathers at the site of Friday's train accident in Amritsar.

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A police officer lifts the cloth covering the body of a victim of a train accident in Amritsar.

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Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu visits a victim of a train accident at Jodh Phatak, at Civil Hospital in Amritsar. A speeding train ran over revellers watching fireworks during the Dussehra festival, killing more than 50 people.

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Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of Punjab minister of Tourism, Cultural Affairs comes out of a hospital after enquiring about the well being of train accident victims, in Amritsar.

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Relatives of victims of train accident mourn at civil Hospital at Joda Phatak in Amritsar.

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An injured person of train accident undergoes treatment at a hospital in Amritsar.

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Relatives mourn at the site of a train accident at Joda Phatak in Amritsar. Officials said at least 60 bodies have been found and many more injured have been admitted to a government hospital after the accident near the site of Dussehra festivities.

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Relatives mourn at the site of a train accident in Amritsar.

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Police and volunteers carry a victim from the site of a train accident in Amritsar. Officials said at least 60 bodies have been found and many more injured have been admitted to a government hospital.

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Effigies of demon-king Ravana being put on road for sale, ahead of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.

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An artist works on an effigy of demon-king Ravana, ahead of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.

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Leader of Opposition (Conservative Party) of Canada Andrew Scheer along with his wife Jill Scheer performs 'seva' at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), in Amritsar.

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A view of a road that caved in yesterday after continuous monsoon rains, in Amritsar.

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Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai visits the Partition Museum, in Amritsar.

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Voters lined up to cast their votes for the local body elections, on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Shwait Malik and other workers take part in a 'cleanliness drive' to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday, in Amritsar

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Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu along with Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President Sunil Jakhar addresses the media in Amritsar.

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Parveen Rani, rescued from Muscat, where she worked as a bonded labour, unites with her family on her arrival at Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport, in Amritsar.

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A view of Golden Temple as monsoon clouds gather over it, in Amritsar.

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Sikh youth perform martial arts 'Gatka' during a procession to mark the 357th birth anniversary of Sikh warrior Shaheed Baba Jiwan Singh, at Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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A BSF jawan takes a selfie with children dressed as Hindu God Krishna on the eve of Janmashtmi festival, in Amritsar.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists protest against former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, SAD(B) president Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bikram Singh Majithia for their alleged role in the incidents of desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, in Amritsar.

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The Partition Museum in Amritsar

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Union Minister for Housing and Urban Development Hardeep Singh Puri, Punjab President Shwait Malik and party leaders carry the ashes of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in a truck to immerse them in Beas River, in Amritsar.

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Muslims offer 'Namaz' at Jama Masjid Khairuddin on the occasion of Eid al-Adha (festival of sacrifice), in Amritsar.

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Farmers raise slogans at a protest to press for their various demands, in Amritsar.

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Artist paints an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu God, Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival at a roadside workshop at new Amritsar.

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Punjab minister and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu waves as he crosses the border to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan, at Attari-Wagah border in Attari.

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A kite-maker puts his kites bearing photos of former prime ministers and freedom fighters of the country on the eve of Independence Day, in Amritsar.

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People take a selfie with tricolour painted on their faces ahead of 72nd Independence Day celebrations, in Amritsar.

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Students participate in a full dress rehearsal ahead of the 72nd Independence Day function, in Amritsar.

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Members of a band play their instruments during a full dress rehearsal ahead of the 72nd Independence Day function, in Amritsar.

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SGPC members present a memento to Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui during his visit to Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar.

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A man rides past trucks parked at Jahaj Ghar following a strike called by the transporters, in Amritsar.

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Stranded passengers wait at a platform after many trains were cancelled due to upgradation work on Verka-Manawala stretch, in Amritsar.

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A Railways labourer works on the tracks of Verka-Manawala stretch to switch from lever-frame system to electronic interlocking system under a project, which will be operational from August 01, in Amritsar.

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Stranded passengers wait at a platform after many trains were cancelled due to upgradation work on Verka-Manawala stretch, in Amritsar. Indian Railway is upgrading from lever-frame system to electronic interlocking system under a project which will be operational from August 01, 2018.

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Members of Akal Purakh Ki Fauj (APKF) hold placards during a campaign against drug menace and to spread awareness regarding its use among the youth, in Amritsar.

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Punjab police personnel conduct search at Amritsar railway station after a threat letter was recieved by Bharoli railway station master, in Amritsar.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers shout slogans during a protest against Punjab's Congress government over its alleged inability to check the use of drugs, in Amritsar.

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A view of Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) on a cloudy day in Amritsar.

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Activist of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) protest against the Congress-led state government for various demands including fuel hike, in Amritsar.

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Activists of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) burn an effigy during a protest against the Punjab government over an attack on the party MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa by alleged “sand mafia”, in Amritsar.

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Activists of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) raise slogans during a protest against the Punjab government over an attack on the party MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa by alleged “sand mafia”, in Amritsar.

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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel participate in a yoga session during the 4th International Day of Yoga, in Amritsar.

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The Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) illuminated on the occasion of 'Gurta Gaddi Diwas'of Guru Hargobind ji, the sixth Guru of the Sikhs, in Amritsar.

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Supporters of radical Sikh organizations shout pro-Khalistan slogans at a demonstration marking the 34th anniversary of the Operation Blue Star, 1984, at Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Rag-pickers collect recyclable plastic materials as garbage is dumped at a landfill, on the eve of the World Environment Day (WED), in Amritsar. The theme of this year's Environment Day theme is 'Beat Plastic Pollution'.

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Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard as security has been beefed up, ahead of the 34th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, in Amritsar.

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