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J&K: Jammu & Kashmir

A beneficiary receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a special vaccination camp, at Company Bagh in Jammu.

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A health worker collects nasal sample from a man for COVID-19 test, at Lal Chowk, in Srinagar.

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Fishermen fish from their shikaras, a traditional gondola, on a jetty on the Dal Lake in the outskirts of Srinagar.

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An elderly fisherman checks his catch in the waters of the Dal Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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A man rows his shikara, a traditional gondola, after buying food items from a nearby market on the Dal Lake in the outskirts of Srinagar. With no tourists, shikara owners has been out of work since the government announced a lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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People purchase clay water pots ahead of 'Tamdeh', a traditional Dogri festival of Jammu region, in Jammu.

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A farmer sorts mangoes plucked from an orchard, during the weekend Covid-19 induced lockdown, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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An injured civilian being admitted to a hospital after militants opened fire targeting security forces in Sopore town of Baramulla district, in Srinagar. At least 2 policemen and as many civilians were killed and 3 others injured.

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500-bedded COVID Hospital at Khonmoh, Srinagar, set-up by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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A man along with a domesticated elephant cool off in a canal on a hot summer day in Jammu.

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Shiv Sena activists stage a protest demanding creation of Jammu as a separate state, in Jammu.

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JKPCC Chief G A Mir along with Congress activists protest against frequent hikes in the prices of petrol and diesel, and demand roll back of prices, in front of a fuel station in Jammu.

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MP and President of National Conference (NC) Farooq Abdullah and PDP chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti after a meeting of People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), in Srinagar.

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Parked vehicles lying damaged after a portion of Jammu circular road connecting Gujjar Nagar with Panjtirthi caved in.

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People take bath in the Ranbir canal on a hot summer day in Jammu.

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A monkey cools off at a fountain pool on a hot summer afternoon, at a park in Jammu.

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A view of Jehangir Chowk during partial relaxation in the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Srinagar.

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A health worker administers a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to a woman during a door to door vaccination campaign, at Tral in Pulwama District of South Kashmir.

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Security personnel cordon off the area and inspect an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by militants near police post, at Channapora in Srinagar. Security forces detected and later defused an improvised explosive device (IED) at Channapora Srinagar.

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A transgender receives relief material from an NGO in wake of the surge in COVID-19 cases in the Valley, in Srinagar.

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Men carry loads on mules in a deserted market during the weekend lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Jammu.

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Children bath in a water tank during a hot day in Jammu.

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A Gujjar-Bakarwal community woman cooks food as children sit around her, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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A health worker collects swab samples of a Gujjar-Bakarwal community woman for COVID-19 tests, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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A boatman rests in his 'shikara' during partial COVID-induced lockdown, at the DAl Lake in Srinagar. Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the business and the tourism industry in Kashmir has been hit.

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General MM Naravane interacts with troops and compliments them for their high morale and high state of operational preparedness, Kashmir.

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General MM Naravane reviews the security situation along the Line of Control, Kashmir.

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Last rites of BJP leader Rakesh Pandita's son, who was killed Wednesday in a terrorist attack in Tral area of South Kashmir, during his cremation in Jammu.

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Family members of BJP leader Rakesh Pandita mourn, who died in a terrorist attack in Tral area of South Kashmir in Jammu.

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Body of BJP leader Rakesh Pandita, who died in a terrorist attack in Tral area of South Kashmir brought to his home for last rites, in Jammu.

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Army Chief General MM Naravane reviews the security situation in Kashmir valley.

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A farmer plucks Litchi from a tree in the orchard, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Customers wait outside a liquor shop that opened after a month of COVID-induced lockdown, in Jammu.

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A view the Shiv Mandir, repaired and renovated by the Army with the help of locals, during its re-opening for the public, in Gurmarg. This Shiv temple was constructed in 1915 by Maharani Mohini Bai Sisodia, wife of the erstwhile Maharaja Hari Singh of J&K.

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A shopkeeper cleans his shop as the unlocking process of COVID-19 curfew begins, in Jammu.

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Shops reopened at a market as per fresh COVID-19 lockdown guidelines with partial relaxation in some public activities, in Srinagar.

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Shops reopened at a market as per fresh COVID-19 lockdown guidelines with partial relaxation in some public activities, in Srinagar.

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Migrant laborers from other states awaiting to be hired for the day gather on a street during a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus on the outskirts of Jammu.

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A woman wearing a face mask walks past an effigy of coronavirus at a market in Jammu.

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Policemen direct pedestrians towards a COVID-19 testing booth at a market during a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus in Jammu.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a man to test for COVID-19 in Jammu.

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A woman wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus waits for transport at a deserted bus station in Jammu.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a man to test for COVID-19 in Jammu.

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A relative comforts the wailing son of a person who died of COVID-19, at a crematorium in Srinagar.

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Relatives comfort grieving family members of a person who died of COVID-19, at a crematorium in Srinagar.

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Workers prepare a DRDO COVID-19 hospital, in Jammu.

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Relatives perform last rites of a COVID-19 victim at a crematorium in Srinagar.

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Workers prepare a DRDO COVID-19 hospital, in Jammu.

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A medic administers a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to a Shikarawalla during a special vaccination drive for boatmen, at the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar.

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Beneficiaries wait in a queue to receive the COVID-19 vaccine dose at a vaccination center in Jammu.

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Relatives in protective suits stand next to the burning pyre of a person who died of COVID-19, at a crematorium in Srinagar.

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Family members perform the last rites of a COVID-19 victim at a cremation ground in Srinagar.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a police man in plain clothes to test for COVID-19 inside a park in Srinagar.

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People wait their turn as health workers inoculate people against COVID-19 at a park in Srinagar.

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A health worker administers Covishield, Serum Institute of India's version of the AstraZeneca vaccine to a woman as people are inoculated against COVID-19 at a park in Srinagar.

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Health workers administer Covishield, Serum Institute of India's version of the AstraZeneca vaccine as they inoculate Kashmiri men against COVID-19 at a park in Srinagar.

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Artists of Red Cross society paint a message to spread awareness about coronavirus pandemic during COVID-induced curfew in Jammu.

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A nomad walks with his flock of sheep along the deserted Dal Lake during strict lockdown imposed in Jammu and Kashmir to contain the surge in COVID-19 cases, in Srinagar.

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Deserted Lal Chowk during COVID-induced lockdown in Srinagar.

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Construction workers prepare a 500 bedded COVID-19 hospital by DRDO at Bhagwati Nagar in Jammu.

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Family members wearng PPE kit perform last rites of a COVID-19 victim at Jogi Gate Cremation Ground in Jammu.

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An aircraft flies past rain clouds above Jammu.

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Candidates wait in a queue to submit application forms for different posts at Government Medical College (GMC), in Jammu. The GMC has advertised for 313 new posts for engagement (on contractual posts) for the upcoming 500 bedded temporary Covid Hospital in collaboration with the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

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Construction workers prepare a 500 bedded COVID-19 hospital by DRDO at Bhagwati Nagar in Jammu.

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People wait in queue to receive the first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine during ongoing lockdown to contain the surge of COVID-19 cases, in Srinagar.

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Sanitization of family members after cremation of a COVID-19 victim at Shastri Nagar Cremation Ground, in Jammu.

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Jammu and Kashmir national highway wears a deserted look during COVID-induced curfew.

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A technician maintains a medical oxygen gas plant used for COVID-19 patients in Jammu.

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Volunteers serve food to the needy people during COVID-induced curfew in Jammu.

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A health worker collects swab sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, during a door-to-door campaign to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, at Khag area in district Budgam.

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Workers prepare low cost coffins from plyboard for COVID-19 victims, at a workshop in Jammu.

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Artists, dressed as Hindu death God Yamraj and his record keeper Chitragupta, aware public on wearing masks and following other COVID-19 safety guidelines, during ongoing lockdown in Jammu.

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A worker refills oxygen containers used for COVID-19 patients inside a medical oxygen gas plant in Srinagar.

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Beneficiaries wait to recieve COVID-19 vaccine dose at a vaccination centre in Srinagar.

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Workers refill oxygen containers used for COVID-19 patients inside a medical oxygen gas plant in Srinagar.

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A police man walks past an awareness message painted on a road during a curfew to curb the spread of coronavirus in Jammu. India has the second-highest coronavirus caseload after the U.S. with more than 25 million confirmed infections.

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Police officers check commuters during COVID-induced curfew in Jammu.

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Passengers wait for Covid-19 tests upon their arrival at Jammu railway station, amid the rise in Covid-19 cases across the country, in Jammu.

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Family members of Mudasir Gul show his drawings and certificates, after he was arrested by the J&K police for painting the face of a Palestinian woman and flag during anti-Israel protest, at his residence in Srinagar.

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Farmers carrying strawberries after picking up inside their farm during ongoing lockdown to contain spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, on the outskirts in Srinagar.

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Farmers packing juicy strawberries after harvested inside their farm during ongoing lockdown to contain spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, on the outskirts in Srinagar. Strawberry is the first fruit that grows after six months of harsh winters in Kashmir and is supplied to various parts of north India including Delhi. The farmers said there was good yield of strawberry crop this year, but due to closure of markets owing to Covid-19 lockdown, they fear of losses as they would not be able to transport the crop to outside Valley in view of coronavirus restrictions.

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Health workers in PPE kit dump garbage near a mortuary in Jammu.

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A COVID-19 patient waits for admission outside the Chest Disease Hospital in Jammu.

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Police officers block Jammu-Poonch road with barbed wire fences, during COVID-induced curfew in Jammu.

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A health worker conducts swab sample for COVID-19 testing in Jammu.

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Relatives of COVID-19 patients wait in a queue for food outside the Govt. Medical College and Hospital in Jammu.

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Security personnel stand guard on Eid-ul-Fitr, during COVID-induced lockdown as coronavirus cases surge in Srinagar.

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Head Priest recites sermons on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan, during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown to contain spread of coronavirus, at Aali Masjid in Srinagar.

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Muslim devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan, during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown to contain spread of coronavirus, at their residence in Srinagar.

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Muslim devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan, during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown to contain spread of coronavirus, at their residence in Srinagar.

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People greet each other after Eid-ul-Fitr prayers, during COVID-induced lockdown in Jammu.

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A policeman stands guard outside closed Jamia Masjid on Eid-ul-Fitr due to COVID-induced lockdown, as coronavirus cases surge in Srinagar.

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A policeman keeps vigil near Lal Chowk during the COVID-induced strict lockdown, as coronavirus cases surge in Srinagar.

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A health worker collects a swab sample for COVID-19 test at a wholesale vegetable and fruit market, in Jammu.

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Younsters perform exercises during morning hours, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Deserted roads during a curfew imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Jammu.

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A technician maintains the oxygen for COVID-19 patients at a temporary coronavirus wellness centre, at the Haj House in Srinagar.

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A COVID-19 patient from Bone and Joint Hospital being shifted to a temporary COVID care centre at the Haj House for oxygen support, in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir reported 5190 new COVID-19 cases and 54 deaths in last 24 hours.

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Shikaras anchored at Dal Lake during COVID-induced curfew, in Srinagar.

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A medical worker inoculates a young woman with a dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at a vaccination centre in Jammu.

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