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24-yr old Raj Kumar, a volunteer for the 2nd phase trial of the India-made COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, at Taj Mahal in Agra.

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24-yr old Raj Kumar, a volunteer for the 2nd phase trial of the India-made COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, in Agra

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Ducks take flight in the backdrop of Taj Mahal engulfed in a thick fog in Agra.

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Devotees perform rituals during 'Chhath Puja' near Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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A devotee offers 'arghya' to the Sun God during Chhath Puja celebrations at the bank of Yamuna River in the backdrop of Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Tourists visit the Taj Mahal amid dense fog in Agra.

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BJP Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia addresses an election campaign rally ahead of Madhya Pradesh assembly bypolls, in Agar constituency.

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Repair work at Taj Mahal after it reopened for visitors, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Agra.

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Workers sanitize railings at Taj Mahal after it reopened for visitors, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Agra.

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Security personnel patrol the premises of Taj Mahal after it re-opened for public following being shut for over six months, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Agra. Only 5,000 tourists will be allowed each day at the Taj Mahal - 2,500 before 2 PM and the rest after.

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A child dressed as Lord Krishna poses for a photograph in the backdrop of Taj Mahal, on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami festival, in Agra.

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Sant Baba Pritam Singh and others hand over the sacred soil of five Gurudwaras to Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) worker for the 'Bhoomi Pujan' to be performed at the site of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, in Agra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the 'bhoomi pujan' ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5.

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Yamuna river flows beside the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra, Wednesday. The water quality of the river, which had improved during lockdown, is deteriorating now due to various factors including rain—washed garbage from drains emptying into the river.

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Police baton charge on Congress workers staging a protest against alleged discrepancy in electricity bills during the lockdown, outside the office of Torrent Power in Agra.

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View of Taj Mahal as dark clouds hover in the sky, during Unlock 2.0, in Agra.

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A view of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra. The Agra district administration has decided not to reopen the Taj Mahal for visitors amid concern over rising COVID-19 cases in the city, despite the government's decision to reopen monuments from July 6.

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Security personnel guard at a temple in Agra. The Agra district administration has decided not to reopen any temple for the visitors even during 'Shravan' month amid concern over rising COVID-19 cases in the city.

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A view of Taj Mahal during Unlock 2.0, in Agra.

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Security personnel stand guard following intelligence inputs about a possible terror threat in Delhi, at the premises of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Police personnel look through X-ray sheets to get a glimpse of solar eclipse, at Dussehra ghat in Agra.

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A truck loaded with papayas overturns at Agra-Delhi National Highway.

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Demonstrators burn photos of Chinese President Xi Jinping during a protest against China on Indo-China clash at Galwan valley in Ladakh, in Agra.

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A man prepares 'petha', a translucent soft candy, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Agra. Agra's world famous 'petha' business has seen a new low due to the coronavirus disease.

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A 97-year-old man shows a victory sign after being recovered from coronavirus infection at Nayati Hospital, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Agra. Local authorities have been saying that this recuperation has come as a 'ray of hope' for the novel coronavirus patients.

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A shopkeeper arranges his shop as markets opened after ease of restrictions in the fifth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in Agra.

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People buy earthen pots, used to store water for cooling, from a roadside shop during summer season, in Agra

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Railing of Taj Mahal damaged after the thunderstorm in Agra.

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A passerby looks at cars buried under the debris of a wall that collapsed during heavy rain, in Agra.

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Locals, not adhering to social distancing norms, fill water near Yamuna crossing area, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Agra. Locals are suffering from water scarcity due to its irregular supply even as mercury level soared in the city.

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Congress workers stage a protest outside the Police Lines over the arrest of State Congress President Ajay Kumar Lallu, in Agra.

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Police personnel arrive as Congress workers staged a protest outside the Police Lines over the arrest of State Congress President Ajay Kumar Lallu, in Agra.

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A girl performs yoga near Taj Mahal, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Agra.

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A migrant family sleeps along Agra-Delhi National Highway amid their journey to reach their native place, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Agra.

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A local resident sanitizes a colony during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Agra.

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Farmers harvest wheat crops during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, in Agra.

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A man feeds birds on the banks of River Yamuna, during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, near the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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An employee working at a restaurant waits for customers near the historic Taj Mahal in Agra. The outbreak of coronavirus pandemic has affected the tourism industry in Agra.

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Tourists wearing protective masks in the wake of novel coronavirus scare visit the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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A medic screens tourists for novel coronavirus, before entering the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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An official uses thermal screening device on tourists, in wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, at Taj Mahal, in Agra

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School students wear mask to mitigate the spread of coronavirus as they arrive to appear for an examination, in Agra.

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Myanmar President Win Myint with First Lady Cho Cho pose for photographs during their visit to the historic Taj Mahal in Agra

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath presents a framed photograph to US President Donald Trump as First Lady Melania Trump, UP Governor Anandiben Patel and US Ambassador Kenneth Juster look on, during their visit to the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump visit the Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love in Agra.

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US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump poses for photographs at the Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, and first lady Melania Trump visit the Taj Mahal,the 17th century monument to love in Agra.

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United States President Donald Trump along with his wife Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, accompanied by UP Governor Anandiben Patel and CM Yogi Adityanath upon their arrival in Agra.

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White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump visit the Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love in Agra.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, and first lady Melania Trump visit the Taj Mahal,the 17th century monument to love in Agra.

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US President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, pause as they tour the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Birds fly as President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, tour the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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US President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, pause as they tour the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Women display Indian and US flags as a gesture to welcome U.S. President Donald Trump on his arrival, in Agra.

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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump received by UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Agra.

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Motorcade of the U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Agra.

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US President Donald Trump accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump arrive in Agra.

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Security officers patrol on a street decorated with floral arrangements in Agra. U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to travel to the Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love later Monday.

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Workers clean a wall at the premises of Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra

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An Indian worker walks carrying flowers to plant past a billboard featuring U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Agra. Trump on Monday is expected to travel to Agra to visit the 17th century monument to love, the Taj Mahal.

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Security Forces patrol the premises of Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra. President Trump will pay a state visit to India on February 24 and 25 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Security Forces stand guard at the gate of Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra. President Trump will pay a state visit to India on February 24 and 25 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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UP Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) commandos patrol a street near Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra

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A worker arranges flower pots at the Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra

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Police patrol near Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra

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Mounted policemen patrol outside a five star where U. S President Donald Trump is expected to spend few hours during his visit to Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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A view of a hoarding with images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, ahead of Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra

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Central Industrial Security Force personnel patrol a street leading to Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra.

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Workers clean a wall at the premises of Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra.

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Central Industrial Security Force personnel patrol in the premises of Taj Mahal ahead of US President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, in Agra.US President Trump will pay a state visit to India on February 24 and 25 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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A billboard with the pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U. S. President Donald Trump put up along side a road, ahead of Trump’s visit to Agra.

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Workers install a billboard with the pictures of U. S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, on a street ahead of their visit to Agra.

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Earthmovers remove debris from the Yamuna river bed near Taj Mahal, ahead of the US President Donald Trump’s visit, in Agra.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath visits the historic Taj Mahal for inspection ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit, in Agra. US President Trump accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump will pay his maiden visit to India on Feb. 24 and 25.

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Security personnel from the US along with CISF and ASI personnel visit the historic Taj Mahal for inspection ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit, in Agra.

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Fire in van after collision with truck at Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

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A group of women from Karnataka, in their traditional attire, poses for photographs at the Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan and her husband Nikhil Jain pose for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro and his daughters pose for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro and his daughter pose for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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BJP National President JP Nadda speaks during a pro-CAA rally, in Agra.

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BJP supporters take part in a pro-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally, in Agra.

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Former cricketer VVS Laxman with his wife GR Shailaja, son Sarvajit and daughter Achinthya poses for photographs in front of the historic Taj Mahal.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (L) and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez (R) pose for photographs in the backdrop of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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A security person stands guard near the Taj Mahal ahead of the Republic Day, in Agra.

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A security person stands guard near the Taj Mahal ahead of the Republic Day, in Agra

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Tourists seen at the Taj Mahal on a wet rainy day in Agra.

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Police personnel and locals look on at a bus which overturned at Lucknow Expressway, reportedly due to dense fog, in Agra. Two passengers were killed while 22 people were injured in the mishap.

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Visitors throng to the historic Taj Mahal on the first day of New Year 2020, in Agra

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Youngsters pose for photographs in the backdrop of the historic Taj Mahal on the eve of New Year 202o, in Agra

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Tourists visit the historic Taj Mahal on a cold and wintry day in Agra.

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Workers clean the fountain at Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Tourists wearing anti-pollution masks get a selfie clicked at Taj Mahal amid an atmosphere shrouded in smog, in Agra

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Tourists wear anti-pollution masks during their visit to Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Vendors sell flowers and garlands for the festival of Diwali, in Agra.

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Akansha Singh, a doctor from FH Medical College after being awarded with 15 gold medals at the 45th convocation of Agra University, in Agra.

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An artist paints characters performing 'Dandiya dance' on the body of a young woman during the ongoing Navaratri festival, in Agra.

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Bollywood actor Karishma Kapoor with daughter Samiera and son Kiaan Raj Kapoor at Taj Mahal in Agra

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Tourists hold umbrellas as they visit the Taj Mahal amid rains in Agra

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Supermodels from 16 countries pose for photographs at the Taj Mahal on the eve of World Tourism Day, in Agra.

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