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Temple preists holds idols of Hindu Gods on the occasion of Ram Navami Festival, in Hyderabad.

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Priests wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus perform rituals during 'Ram Navami' festival at a temple in Hyderabad.

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A view of historic "Chaar Minar" during night curfew in Telangana which will continue from 9pm to 5am till April 30, Hyderabad.

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Members of disaster response force spray disinfectants as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Hyderabad.

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Visitors walk on a street leading to the historic Charminar, closed in view of the recent surge in coronavirus cases, in Hyderabad.

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Migrants at Secunderabad railway station to board trains for their native place, fearing another lockdown during Covid-19 pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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Devotees come out, after offering prayers on the First Friday of the Holy month of Ramzan, at historic Makkah Masjid, in Hyderabad.

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Y.S. Vijayamma participates in Y.S. Sharmila's 72-hour hunger strike demanding jobs for unemployed youth, in Hyderabad.

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People offer floral tributes to a statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary in Hyderabad.

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People offer floral tributes to a portrait of Bhimrao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary in Hyderabad. Ambedkar, was a Champion of India's lowers caste people and one of the key architects of the Indian Constitution.

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Priests and devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) participate in a 'Narsimha Sudarsan Yajna', a prayer session for relief from the coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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A man, is seen setting the timing for prayer in different watches for upcoming Ramzan festival in Hyderabad.

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Laborers pack mangoes at a fruit market in Hyderabad. Mangoes start arriving in Indian markets in April, providing a juicy, delicious respite from summer temperatures and humidity as they start climbing to oppressive levels.

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MLA Mechcha Nageshwara Rao joins TRS in the presence of TRS chief and Telangana CM K. Chandrasekha Rao in Hyderabad. Nageshwara Rao joined TRS after quitting TDP.

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Left Party activists during a protest, demanding to restart the MMTS local train services, in Hyderabad.

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Smoke billows out from a tyre warehouse after a fire broke out in it, in Hyderabad.

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Students of All Saints High School re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the occasion of Good Friday, in Hyderabad.

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Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu releases a book 'Agriculture in India: Contemporary Challenges in the context of Doubling Farmers' Income', written by Dr.Mohan Kanda, IAS (Retd), in Hyderabad.

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Traffic police personnel conduct an awareness campaign for the public amid surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, at Rachakonda near Hyderabad.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu with DG CSIR Dr. Shekhar C Mande, Director of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) Dr. Rakesh Mishra, Director of Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) Dr. S. Chandrasekhar, Dr. Venkata Mohan from IICT, and Dr. Atya Kapley from Nagpur NEERI, after a presentation in Hyderabad.

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People play with colors as they celebrate Holi in Hyderabad. Holi, the festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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People smear colored powder on each other as they celebrate Holi in Hyderabad. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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Youth, with their faces smeared with colored powder, ride on motor bikes during Holi festivities in Hyderabad.

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People play with colors as they celebrate Holi in Hyderabad. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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People play with colors as they celebrate Holi in Hyderabad. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the arrival of spring.

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A Christian devotee dressed like Jesus Christ sits on a donkey as others hold palm leaves during a Palm Sunday procession at Wesley Church in Hyderabad.

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An Indian Catholic holds cross made of blessed palm leaves during a Palm Sunday mass at St Joseph Cathedral Church in Hyderabad. Palm Sunday marks the sixth and last Sunday of the Christian Holy month of Lent and the beginning of Holy Week.

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Participants during the inauguration of 72nd National Track Cycling Championship-2021, in Hyderabad.

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Janasena chief Pawan Kalyan learns martial arts from Prabhakar Reddy at his office in Hyderabad.

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Activists stage a protest in support of the nationwide strike, called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Hyderabad.

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Students of Osmania University vacate their hostels due to closure of educational institutions, amid a surge in coronavirus cases across the country, in Hyderabad.

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AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

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Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao greets TRS candidate and sitting MLC Palla Rajeshwar Reddy, who retained his seat by winning the election to Telangana Legislative Council from Warangal-Khammam-Nalgonda Graduates constituency, in Hyderabad.

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All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi during the foundation laying ceremony of 'Bharosa Center', a support center for women and children afftected by violence in private and public spaces, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Finance Minister Harish Rao and officials of the Finance Department meet Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, before presenting the Telangana State Budget 2021-22 in the Assembly, in Hyderabad.

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School children wearing a face masks as a precaution against coronavirus are served government sponsored free mid-day meals at a government school in Hyderabad.

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Police personnel stand guard outside the Telangana Legislative Assembly before commencement of state Budget Session, in Hyderabad.

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Bank employees representing United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) shout slogans during a protest as part of a two days nationwide strike in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his vote for the MLC graduate constituency elections, in Hyderabad.

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Ballot boxes, Ballot papers and other poll material distribution on the eve of MLC graduate constituency elections, in Hyderabad.

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Police perform a march-past during 'Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav' to celebrate the 75th year of India's Independence, in Hyderabad.

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People wait in an observation room after receiving the Covishield COVID-19 vaccine at a government hospital in Hyderabad.

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People register themselves to receive the Covishield COVID-19 vaccine at a government hospital in Hyderabad.

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An elderly man reacts as he receives a shot of the Covishield COVID-19 vaccine at a government hospital in Hyderabad. Pandemic-weary and sequestered mostly in their homes for a year, India's elderly are now standing in long lines at vaccination sites, then rolling up their sleeves to get shots protecting them against the coronavirus.

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Devotee offer prayers to a Shivling, a representation of the Hindu god Shiva, during Shivratri festival at a temple in Hyderabad.

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Film actress Lakshmi Manchu plays cricket with women cops on the occasion of International Women’s Day celebrations at CAR Headquarters, in Hyderabad.

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Veteran film actress and BJP leader Vijayashanthi felicitates sanitation workers on International Women's Day at BJP State Office in Hyderabad.

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Women attend a workshop on martial arts organised ahead of International Women's Day, in Hyderabad.

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Watermelons kept for sale at Gaddiannaram Market, as the summer season approaches in Hyderabad.

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AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi hoists the party flag to mark the 63rd Foundation Day of AIMIM at Darussalam, in Hyderabad.

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An elderly person being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at Government Fever Hospital in Hyderabad.

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Students pose for photographs during the 16th graduation and placement day celebrations at Gurunanak Institution, in Hyderabad.

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A man sits outside a closed shop at Begum Bazar Market during a nationwide strike, called by The Confederation of All India Traders against the rise in fuel prices, new e-way bill and GST, in Hyderabad.

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Former Indian cricketer Yusuf Pathan poses for photographs during the inauguration of 26th Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP), in Hyderabad.

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A health worker prepares to collect a nasal swab sample at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad. Cases of COVID-19 are increasing in some parts of India after months of a steady nationwide decline, prompting authorities to impose lockdowns and other virus restrictions.

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Former Indian cricketer Yusuf Pathan plays a shot during the inauguration of 26th Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP), in Hyderabad.

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Activists participate in a silent protest against the arrest of environmental activist Disha Ravi in Hyderabad. The 22-year-old Indian climate activist who is facing sedition charges for her alleged role in the creation of an online document intended to help amplify farmer protests did not get bail Saturday after a court said it will reserve its order for next week.

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Activists hold placards as they stage a protest demanding release of climate activist Disha Ravi, in Hyderabad.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu during his visit to Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) to inaugurate the Pediatric Rare Genetic Disorders Laboratory, in Hyderabad.

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Hyderabad City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar hold a press conference after Abids Police team rescued a three-year-old boy and nabbed his kidnappers from the city within hours of receiving a complaint in the matter, in Hyderabad.

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MP Santosh Kumar along with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao waters a newly planted Rudraksha sapling on the occasion of the birthday of CM Rao, in Hyderabad.

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Femina Miss India 2020 Manasa Varanasi returns to her hometown, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan receives the 'Warrant of Appointment' to discharge functions of Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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Actor Sonu Sood at the inauguration of a hospital near Hyderabad.

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A medical staff receives her second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Hyderabad.

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National Cadets Corps (NCC) members listen as an Indian army soldier demonstrates the use of a weapon at a display of arms and equipment held in the sidelines of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of Indian army's victory against Pakistan in Hyderabad.

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Firefighters demonstrate the use of hose during a mock fire drill at the South Central Railway reservation complex in Hyderabad.

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Y.S. Sharmila, daughter of former Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, waves at her supporters in front of her residence in Hyderabad.

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Telangana DGP M. Mahender Reddy being administered COVID-19 vaccine, in Hyderabad

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Union Minister of State for Finance and BJP leader Anurag Singh Thakur with Telangana BJP chief Bandi Sanjay Kumar addresses a press conference, in Hyderabad.

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Dr. AGK Gokhale (extreme right), Sr Consultant, Cardiothoracic, Transplant and Minimal Access Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals, and others while carrying a cadaver heart in a metro train, from Kamineni Hospital in LB Nagar to Apollo Hospital at Jubilee Hills, for a transplant surgery, in Hyderabad. A special train was arranged for the purpose and Hyderabad Metro Rail created a special green corridor, besides suspending other trains on the route for a while.

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Avneet Singh Puri, Bharti Airtel CEO for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, demonstrates the country’s first Live 5G service over a commercial networ, at an outlet in Hyderabad.

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Indian Railway Protection Force dog squad displays skills during Republic Day celebrations in Hyderabad.

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Indian Railway Protection Force personnel march during Republic Day celebrations in Hyderabad.

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AIMIM President and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owasis hoists the National Flag on the 72nd Republic Day celebrations at Medina Circle in Hyderabad.

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Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel march during Republic Day celebrations in Hyderabad. Tuesday's event marks the anniversary of the country's democratic constitution taking force in 1950.

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Historic Charminar illuminated in 'tricolours' as part of the Republic Day celebrations, in Hyderabad.

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India Air Force (IAF) contingent during the full dress rehearsals for the Republic Day celebration, in Hyderabad.

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A hospital staff receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Hyderabad. India kicked off its massive vaccination drive on Jan. 16, with a goal of inoculating 300 million of its nearly 1.4 billion people.

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Indian Pacer Mohammed Siraj speaks to media personnel after his arrival in the city, at his residence in Hyderabad.

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Indian Pacer Mohammed Siraj pays respect to his father Mohammed Ghouse after his arrival in the city, at a graveyard in Hyderabad.

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Police attempt to detain a Congress activist during a protest in solidarity with farmers' agitating against Centre's farm reform laws, in Hyderabad.

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Sikh devotees perform martial arts 'Gatka' as they participate in 'Nagar Kirtan' (holy procession), ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh ji, near Central Gurudwara Sahib Gowliguda , in Hyderabad.

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Sikh devotees perform martial arts 'Gatka' as they participate in 'Nagar Kirtan' (holy procession), ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh ji, near Central Gurudwara Sahib Gowliguda, in Hyderabad.

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A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a frontline worker in the presence of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy and other ministers, after the virtual launch of COVID-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

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Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy visits Ahobila Mutt in Hyderabad.

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Medics fly kites on the occasion of 'Pedda Panduga' festival in Hyderabad.

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Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, along with her family members flies kite to celebrate the Pongal festival at Raj Bhavan, in Hyderabad.

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MoS for Home G.Kishan Reddy along with party leaders holds a kite during the 'Makar Sankranti' festival celebration, in Hyderabad.

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Health officials performs 'puja' on the arrival of the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccination at DMHO Koti in Hyderabad.

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Workers unload the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccination at State vaccine store, Koti in Hyderabad.

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Police detain activists of various cow protection organisations, who were staging a protest demanding ban on cow slaughter, in Hyderabad.

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A worker sprinkles disinfectant powder outside birds enclosure, as part of a preventive measure against Bird flu, at Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao congratulates Kumari Justice Hima Kohli, Chief Justice, High Court for the State of Telangana during the swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan along with Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao administers the oath of office to Kumari Justice Hima Kohli, as Chief Justice, High Court for the State of Telangana at Raj Bhavan, in Hyderabad.

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Models showcase the new collection of diamond jewelry launched by the Diamond Store by Chandubhai, in Hyderabad. The collection is especially made for millennial brides to dazzle on their wedding day.

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People walk past a poster placed outside a Government Hospital during a COVID-19 vaccine delivery system trial in Hyderabad.

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Senior journalist Sangappa joins BJP in the presence of Telangana BJP President Bandi Sanjay Kumar and others at BJP office in Hyderabad.

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Contract employees of Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences collect funds to support farmers agitating on Delhi borders against new farm laws, in Hyderabad.

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