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Union Minister Jitendra Singh felicitates youth belonging to Minority communities, who have been selected in Civil Services 2019 with the assistance of Minority Affairs Ministry’s free-coaching programmes, at Antyodaya Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports and MoS, Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju are also seen.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitates a COVID-19 warrior during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Road in Kolkata.

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State Congress President Kamal Nath felicitates kins of freedom fighters on the occasion of 'Quit India Movement Day', at his residence in Bhopal.

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ASHA workers during a felicitation event by BJP party for their contribution in India's fight against coronavirus, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Rajajinagar in Bengaluru.

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Additional DCP Chiranjeev Nath Sinha (C) honours the postmen at GPO for delivering posts and parcels to the customers in the tough time of COVID-19 lockdown in Lucknow.

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Municipal corporation workers being garlanded at a felicitation function during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Minister for Sports and Youth Welfare Jitu Patwari (2nd L) felicitates Olympic medal winning archer Deepika Kumari at the inauguration ceremony of Gurunanak Dev Olympic Sports Centre at TT Nagar Stadium in Bhopal.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat greets a farmer during the inaugural program of a new campus of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju and Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty being felicitated with traditional 'assamese japi' (hat) and 'gamocha' during the ongoing third edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020, at SAI sports complex in Guwahati.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitates 100 years old Naresh Chandra Chakroborty during the celebration of 150 years of Kolkata Port Trust, in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitates 105 years old Nagina Bhagat during the celebration of 150 years of Kolkata Port Trust, in Kolkata.

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Odisha Finance and Excise Minister Niranjan Pujari greets former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble during 22nd Odisha Knowledge Hub Series Lecture, in Bhubaneswar.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot presents a memento to Sania Mirza during the inaugural session of State Games at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

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Jharkhand Cabinet ministers and Congress leaders Rameshwar Oraon and Alamgir Alam being felicitated at the state party office, in Ranchi.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray felicitates Piyush Thorave of Nashik, who stood first in Maharashtra in National Defence Academy, in Mumbai.

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Chief Justice of India Justice Sharad Bobde releases a book during a felicitation function organised by High Court Bar Association (HCBA) officials in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal felicitates a student as Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik looks on during 'Swachhata Pakhwada' at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju felicitates Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty as he is appointed as the brand ambassador of National Doping Agency (NADA), in New Delhi.

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Lt Governor Anil Baijal felicitates Major Abhishek Kumar with ‘Gallantry Award’, as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal looks on, at Raj Niwas in New Delhi.

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Lt Governor Anil Baijal flanked by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Dev in a group photo with Gallantry Awardees and Distinguished Service Medal winners during a felicitation function, at Raj Niwas in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi felicitates a students at a function in his Wayanad Parliament constituency.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitates International sand artists at Lok Seva Bhavan, in Bhubaneswar.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy appreciates RSI Arjun Rao for rescuing a woman from drowing in a canal, at his Camp Office at Tadepalli, Vijayawada.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar felicitates Haraya Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala in Patna.

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Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis (R) being felicitated by BJP State President Chandrakant Patil during BJP MLA meeting at Vasant Smruti, Mumbai.

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Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presents a memento to Boxing champion MC Mary Kom after the first day's play of the 1st pink-ball day/night cricket test match between India and Bangladesh, at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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BCCI Secretary Jay Shah presents a memento to Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli after the first day's play of the 1st pink-ball day/night cricket test match between India and Bangladesh, at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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Indian cricket team Captain Virat Kohli shares a lighter moment with tennis player Sania Mirza after first day's play of the 1st pink-ball day/night cricket test match between India and Bangladesh, at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presents a memento to Tennis player Sania Mirza as BCCI President Sourav Ganguly looks on, after the first day of the 1st pink-ball day/night cricket test match between India and Bangladesh, at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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Anil Kumble acknowledges the crowd during a grand parade of India's former cricket captains during the first day of the second test match between India and Bangladesh, in Kolkata.

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Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin acknowledges the crowd during a grand parade of India's former cricket captains during the first day of the second test match between India and Bangladesh, in Kolkata.

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Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar acknowledges the crowd during a grand parade of India's former cricket captains during the first day of the second test match between India and Bangladesh, in Kolkata.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly adjusts his crown during a felicitation ceremony at Eden Garden in Kolkata.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly being congratulated by Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) President Mohammad Azharuddin during his felicitation ceremony at Eden Garden in Kolkata.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi being felicitated at the inauguration of Valmiki Rath Yatra on the occasion of Valmiki Jayanti in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in a group photograph with the World Wrestling Championships medal winning wrestlers Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia at SAI Head Office in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in a group photograph with the World Wrestling Championships medal winning wrestlers Ravi Dahiya, Rahul Aware, Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia after felicitating them at SAI Head Office in New Delhi.

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Former principal scientific advisor to union government R Chidambaram felicitates classical dancer and social activist Mallika V Sarabhai, during the inauguration of National Conference on India in Space and Nuclear Energy: Achievements and Challenges', in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is felicitated by Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy congratulates badminton World Champion PV Sindhu during a meeting in Amaravati. Sindhu won a gold medal at the BWF World Championships on August 25, 2019.

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Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan arrive to attend the felicitation ceremony of world badminton champion P V Sindhu by the Sahara Group, in Mumbai.

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World badminton champion P V Sindhu smiles as she is felicitated by the Sahara Group during an event, in Mumbai.

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Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani felicitates the representatives from Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh under best performing district under 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign, in New Delhi.

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Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan felicitates newly-crowned World Champion PV Sindhu at Shashtri Bhawan, in New Delhi. Sindhu became the first Indian to win the badminton World Championships by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final in Basel, Sunday, Aug 25, 2019.

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Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao felicitates World Badminton Champion PV Sindhu, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Governor ESL Narasimhan felicitates World Badminton Champion PV Sindhu, at a function in Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being greeted by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others during a felicitation ceremony of freedom fighters by the President on the 77th anniversary of Quit India Movement, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with freedom-fighters who were felicitated by the President on the 77th anniversary of Quit India Movement, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar being inducted into International Cricket Council's Hall of Fame, in London.

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Acharya Lokesh receives a Certificate of Recognition from California Assemblyman Ash Kalra, at California State Assembly, in California.

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Industrialist Sanjiv Goenka present Lifetime Achievement Award to former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, for his contribution in sports during 91st annual general meeting of ICC (Indian Chamber of Commerce) in Kolkata.

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Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh at a felicitation ceremony for his contribution in sports, during 91st annual general meeting of ICC (Indian Chamber of Commerce) in Kolkata.

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West Indies batsman Brian Lara being given a tour of D Y Patil Stadium by Chancellor of D Y Patil University Vijay D Patil, in Navi Mumbai.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas honours Indian origin Sheikh Mohammad Munir Ansari with the medal of Star of Jerusalem, in Jerusalem.

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Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in the newly-elected PM Modi's cabinet, Hardeep Singh Puri being presented a memento, at Golden Temple, Amritsar.

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Asian Boxing Championship medalist Satish Kumar during a felicitation by the Boxing Federation of India at an event, in New Delhi.

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Indian boxer Sarita Devi applauds during the felicitation ceremony of Asian Boxing Championship medalists by the Boxing Federation of India, in New Delhi.

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Indian boxer Pooja Rani attends the felicitation ceremony of Asian Boxing Championship medalists by the Boxing Federation of India, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi being presented a memento at an election campaign rally in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.

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Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu felicitates a gold medal winner student Sonam Kumari during the 32nd convocation ceremony of Ranchi University, in Ranchi. Ranchi University Vice-Chancellor Ramesh Kumar Pandey (C) is also seen.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi being felicitated with a traditional Assamese Japi (hat) during a public meeting in Guwahati.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is felicitated during an event to pay tribute to Guru Ravidas on his birth anniversary, in Varanasi.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis felicitates social activist Shabbir Shekh, in Beed.

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In this file photo, Former defense minister George Fernandes receives a wooden plaque from the Dalai Lama during a function organized to felicitate him in Bangalore.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with the winners of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar - 2019, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitates a brave girl during his interaction with the winners of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar - 2019, in New Delhi. Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitates a winner of the 'Bharat Ko Jaiye' quiz competition as chief guest Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth (ext. left), External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, UP CM Yogi Adityanath and Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat look on, during the inauguration of 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2019 in Varanasi.

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President Ramnath Kovind with first lady Savita Kovind and senior BJP leader L K Advani felicitates actress Kangana Ranaut after watching a special screening of the film 'Manikarnika', based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre, in New Delhi.

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BJP supporters felicitated Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inaugural function of Amdaavad Shopping Festival, in Ahmedabad.

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Visva-Bharati University Vice-Chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty felicitates Nobel laureate Amartya Sen during the 1st Ashok Rudra Memorial Lecture, in Birbhum.

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Veteran cricketer Sachin Tendulkar being presented a momento by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (R) during the inauguration and opening ceremony of the second edition of 'Khasdar Krida Mahotsav 2019', in Nagpur.

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Former AAP MLA and Senior Advocate HS Phoolka with MoS for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel gesture at a felicitation function, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by party workers during an event to launch civic projects, in Agra.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by BJP women's wing leaders during their National Convention, in Ahmedabad.

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Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi is being presented a memento by DMK president MK Stalin at a public meeting after unveiling a life-size bronze statue of late Chief Minister and DMK President M Karunanidhi at YMCA ground in Chennai.

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President Ram Nath Kovind felicitates the veterans of INA, in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Bollywood Producer Boney Kapoor with his daughter and actor Janhvi Kapoor at a felicitation ceremony by the Royal Consulate of Norway, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood Producer Boney Kapoor with his daughter and actor Janhvi Kapoor at a felicitation ceremony by the Royal Consulate of Norway, in Mumbai.

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Cricketer Gautam Gambhir being felicitated by Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) president Rajat Sharma and others on the last day of Ranji Trophy group league match between Delhi and Andhra at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, in New Delhi. Gambhir announced retirement from all forms of cricket on Tuesday.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj being felicitated by Rashtra Sevika Samiti Chief V. Shantha Kumari 'Shantakka' (L) at the newly-renovated memorial building for Moushiji Kelkar at Shaktipeeth, in Nagpur.

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Union minister for HRD, Satya Pal felicitates actress Zareen Khan during the Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh in New Delhi. MoS for social justice, Vijay Sampla and Marwah Studio's Sandeep Marwah are also seen.

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Veteran actor Anupam Kher conferred a 'Distinguished Fellow' title at the Cambridge MIT Sloan School of Management, in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Cricketer Rohit Sharma felicitates Chandralekha Dalmiya, wife of former BCCI President late Jagmohan Dalmiya during Jagmohan Dalmiya annual conclave (part II) at Eden Garden in Kolkata.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik meets Sidharto Reza, Indonesian ambassador to India, at secretariat in Bhubaneswar.

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Former President Pratibhatai Patil felicitates former Governor of Tripura D Y Patil on his 84th birthday in Mumbai. Union minister Ramdas Athwale, former ministers Sharad Pawar and Sushilkumar Shinde are also seen.

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Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju with Jeremy Lalrinnunga, gold medalist, weightlifting during the winners of the Summer Youth Olympics 2018 felicitation ceremony, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh being presented a memento by National Security Guard (NSG) Director General Sudeep Lakhtakia during the 34th Raising Day Parade of NSG, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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President Ram Nath Kovind felicitates Chote Lal from Pilibhit for his selfless contribution in cleaning his neighbourhood for the last 30 years at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Sushmita Sen felicitates Ravi Bhatnagar, director, ext­ernal affairs and partnership, Reckitt Benckiser

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Union minister Smriti Irani felicitating producer Ekta Kapoor

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, introduces Indian spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi, right, to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during the closing function of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention in New Delhi. The spiritual leader was felicitated for her financial contribution to the government's ambitious Swachh Bharat, or Clean India, program.

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Union Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj presents an award to Columbia University Professor Alison Bush for the promotion of Hindi language, during a meeting on the sidelines of 73rd UN General Assembly in New York. Alison has been dedicated to Hindi literature for the last 30 years.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks with newly-appointed Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon during latter's felicitation function, in Lucknow.

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Vice Chancellor of Presidency University Anuradha Lohia (L) confers Doctor of Science (honoris causa) on Bharat Ratna legendary scientist CNR Rao during the 6th annual convocation of the University, in Kolkata. Dadasaheb Phalke awardee legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee (R) looks on.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with the medal winners of the 18th Asian Games, in New Delhi on Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018. Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with the medal winners of the 18th Asian Games, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu felicitates TGT (English) Manju Gulati during the Shikshak Diwas 2018 (Teacher's Day) function in New Delhi. Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha is also seen.

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Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Indian womens hockey team players pose for a photograph during the Asian Games felicitation ceremony, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh felicitates Asian Games Gold Medalists in Women relay team during the Asian Games felicitation ceremony, in New Delhi. Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is also seen.

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Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu felicitates insustrialist Ratan Tata as Tata Sons chairperson Natarajan Chandrasekaran looks on, in Mumbai.

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