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Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

A health worker wearing PPE kit conducts COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test of a resident of Kursoo Rajbagh, in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir government administration started rapid antigen tests of people to check and prevent spreading of coronavirus.

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A staff member sprays disinfectant on benches ahead of the reopening of schools from September 21, during Unlock 4.0, at Sonaram Higher Secondary School in Guwahati.

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Police officials charge fine to a commuter for not wearing a proper face mask, during the mask enforcement observation for two days starting from today, in Agartala.

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Children getting treatment for Coronavirus play at the newly inaugurated child-friendly COVID-19 ward of the state-run LNJP Hospital, in New Delhi. The ward has television sets which play cartoons, besides carom board and a painting station for children to engage while getting treated for the infection.

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Medics wearing protective suits after collecting samples via Rapid Antigen kits for COVID-19 test, in Karad.

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks after participating in a coronavirus vaccine briefing with public health experts, in Wilmington.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a hotel staff member for COVID-19 test, during Unlock 4.0, in Ranchi.

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A health worker wearing a PPE kit collects a nasal sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, at Urban Health Centre in Hyderabad.

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A shot of Russia's experimental Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is shown before its use in Moscow, Russia. Russian health authorities have launched advanced trials of the vaccine among 40,000 volunteers, a randomized, placebo-controlled study.

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A Russian medical worker adminsters a shot of Russia's experimental Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Moscow, Russia. Russian health authorities have launched advanced trials of the vaccine among 40,000 volunteers, a randomized, placebo-controlled study.

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A Russian medical worker prepares a shot of Russia's experimental Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for its use in Moscow, Russia. Russian health authorities have launched advanced trials of the vaccine among 40,000 volunteers, a randomized, placebo-controlled study.

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Covid-19 Warriors including healthcare workers and paramedical staff shout slogans during a protest in support of their various demands, in Srinagar.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa receives 20 Ambulances, PPE Kits and HNFC machines by a private entertainment media house, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Jharkhand Water Resources Minister Mithilesh Thakur undergoes a COVID-19 test ahead of the monsoon session at Jharkhand Assembly, in Ranchi.

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A health worker collects a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu.

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A health worker collects a swab sample to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu.

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People wait in a queue to register their names to have their nasal swab samples taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu. India confirmed more than 83,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing its total caseload to nearly 5 million.

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A man wearing a face mask to help protect against the spread of the coronavirus exercises at Chungwoon Sporex in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's daily tally of new coronavirus infections has stayed in the low 100s for a third consecutive day, maintaining a downward trajectory.

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A worker disinfects shoes of a student upon her arrival at a school, in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistani officials welcomed millions of children back to school following educational institutions reopened on Tuesday in the country amid a steady decline in coronavirus deaths and infections.

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Students wearing face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus disinfect their hands before entering their school in Barcelona, Spain. Students in Catalonia and Murcia returned to the classrooms for the first time since schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Health workers conduct COVID-19 testing of security personnel, at Vidhan Sabha in New Delhi.

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AAP MLA Pawan Sharma undergoes COVID-19 testing, at Vidhan Sabha in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes sample of a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) employee for COVID-19 test, at Inderprastha Headquarter DTC, in New Delhi.

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A gym owner sprays disinfectant on dumbbells as authorities allowed the reopening of gyms and yoga centres during Unlock 4, in New Delhi.

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Relatives of patients crowd at the registration counters without following social distancing norms at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS), amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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People wait outside District Hospital OPD for medical consultation, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Noida.

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Health workers wearing PPE kits collect swab samples for Covid-19 testing, at a government dispensary in Patiala.

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A commuter enters Dum Dum metro station as Kolkata Metro services resume in a graded manner, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Commuters wait to board a train at Mahanayak Uttam Kumar station as Kolkata Metro services resume in a graded manner, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Commuters travel in a metro as Kolkata Metro services resume in a graded manner, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Commuters travel in a metro as Kolkata Metro services resume in a graded manner, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A metro rail worker adjusts her face shield at a ticket counter as Kolkata Metro services resume in a graded manner, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, at Esplannade Metro Station in Kolkata.

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People sit outdoors during a night out in Soho in London's West End. People have been warned against having a "party weekend" as a former chief scientific adviser said the UK is "on the edge of losing control" of coronavirus. The public has been urged to act "in tune" with Covid-19 guidelines before the "rule of six" restrictions come into force on Monday.

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COVID-19 patients Chetan and his wife Neha interact with family members via a robot as they celebrate the former's birthday inside a COVID-19 dedicated ward, at Yatharta Hospital in Greater Noida.

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COVID-19 patient Renu Arora interacts with her family members via a robot as she celebrates her birthday with health workers inside a COVID-19 dedicated ward, at Yatharta Hospital in Greater Noida. The robot is capable of facilitating communication between COVID-19 patients and their family members besides symptom and thermal checking.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Mumbai. India's coronavirus cases are now the second-highest in the world and only behind the United States.

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A volunteer sprays disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus, during the open-air Friday prayers in Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq.

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A health worker wearing a PPE kit collects a sample from a man via Rapid Antigen kit for COVID-19 test, at BRTS bus terminal in Ahmedabad.

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Members of the Muslim community offer namaz at Hazrat Khawaja Gharib Nawaz Dargah after it reopened for devotees, during Unlock 4, in Ajmer.

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A priest performs the Pooja during Krishna Navami Durga Puja during the complete bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Deserted view of Howrah Railway station during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Eastern Metropolitan Bypass wear a deseted look during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Eastern Metropolitan Bypass wear a deseted look during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Roads wear a deseted look at Esplanade during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Roads wear a deseted look at Park Circus Crossing during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Healthcare workers take swab samples from onion and potato vendors for COVID-19 tests via rapid antigen testing at a market in Thane.

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Staff members sanitize chairs and tables as part of preparations ahead of NEET exam, at Government Dungar College in Bikaner.

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People ignore social distancing norms and other precautionary guidelines against COVID-19, at a wholesale vegetables market in Jalandhar.

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A woman mourns and prays near the body of her husband who died of a COVID-19, at a cremation ground in Guwahati.

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A woman, wearing white personnel protective equipment, reacts as she takes a glimpse of her husband's body, a victim of COVID-19, in Guwahati.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at an urban health centre in Ahmedabad. India's coronavirus cases are now the second-highest in the world and only behind the United States.

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A health worker conducts COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test of drivers and conductors outside a bus terminal, in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir government administration conducted rapid antigen tests of drivers and conductors to check and prevent spreading of coronavirus among people.

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A health worker wearing a PPE kit collects a nasal sample from a driver via Rapid Antigen kit for COVID-19 test, outside a bus terminal in Srinagar.

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Passengers waiting to board buses at a bus depot during unlock 4.0, in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir government administration conducted rapid antigen tests of drivers and conductors of passenger vehicles to check and prevent spreading of coronavirus among people.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a virtual press conference at Downing Street, London following the announcement that the legal limit on social gatherings is set to be reduced from 30 people to six. The change in England will come into force on Monday as the Government seeks to curb the rise in coronavirus cases.

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Commuters board a train at Vaishali Metro Station after the metro services resume on Blue line from today with certain restrictions, in Ghaziabad.

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Commuters undergoes thermal screening at Vaishali Metro station as part of precautions against COVID-19, in Ghaziabad.

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An employee sanitize Delhi metro coaches after it completes a round in Vaishali Metro Station, Ghaziabad.

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A passenger wearing a face mask travels in a metro train after the metro services resume on Blue line from today with certain restrictions, in New Delhi.

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An aerial view of a metro train moving on a track at Anand Vihar station after the metro services resume on Blue line from today with certain restrictions, in New Delhi.

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Aspirants wait to enter the examination centre as they arrive to appear in Bihar Secondary Teachers Eligibility Test (BSTET), amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi speaks on COVID-19 and unemployment in the final episode of his series ‘Arthvyavastha Ki Baat, Rahul Gandhi ke saath’, in New Delhi.

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Passengers travel in a metro train after the metro services resume on Pink line from today with certain restrictions, in New Delhi.

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Passengers travel in a metro train after the metro services resume on Blue line from today with certain restrictions, in New Delhi.

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An aerial view of a metro train moving on a track at Anand Vihar station after the metro services resume on Blue line from today with certain restrictions, in New Delhi.

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Drivers gesture during trial-run of metro trains on the Blue Line, ahead of its resumption after being closed for over five months due to coronavirus pandemic, at Yamuna Bank station in New Delhi.

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Health workers conduct COVID-19 rapid antigen tests of migrant workers arriving at Thane Station.

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A commuter undergoes thermal screening at HUDA City Centre metro station as part of precautions against COVID-19, in Gurugram.

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A medic collects samples for COVID-19 rapid antigent test as coronavirus cases surge across the country, in Karad.

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Assembly staff and media personnel stand in a queue for COVID-19 rapid antigen test, ahead of the two-day session of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel register their names for COVID-19 rapid antigen test, ahead of the two-day session of West Bengal Legislative Assembly, in Kolkata.

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A health worker conducts COVID-19 rapid antigen test of an official, ahead of the two-day session of West Bengal Legislative Assembly, in Kolkata.

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Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu travels in a metro train to review preparedness after Bengaluru Metro resumed its services, in Bengaluru.

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A group of young students wearing face mask protection to prevent the spread of the coronavirus wait in a queue before entering the Luis Amigo school, in Pamplona, northern Spain. Students in five Spanish regions return to class on Monday for the first time since the pandemic paralyzed Spain six months ago. There are now more than half a million reported coronavirus infections in the country. Madrid, the hardest hit region, is imposing from Monday new restrictions on socialization to try to slow down the sharp curve of contagion.

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Commuters travel in the Chennai -Madurai super fast special train as Southern Railway resumed services after over five months suspension due to COVID-19 outbreak, in Chennai.

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Devotees arrive at Ajmer Sharif Dargah after it reopened as per the 'Unlock-4' guidelines issued by the Centre in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, in Ajmer.

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Metro trains run on tracks following resumption of Chennai Metro services after over five months suspension due to COVID-19 outbreak, in Chennai.

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Devotees offers prayers at Jama Masjid after it reopened as per the 'Unlock-4' guidelines issued by the Centre in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, in Jaipur.

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Sealdah Railway station marked with circles to maintain physical distance during bi-weekly lockdown to curb COVID-19 spread, in Kolkata.

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A man rides a scooter covered with coronavirus-themed images during bi-weekly lockdown to curb COVID-19 spread, in Kolkata.

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Health workers sanitise assembly premises during Unlock 4, in Kolkata. A two-day session of the state assembly will commence from September 9 with certain restrictions.

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Passengers wait at NSCBI Airport during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A vendor selling milk rides a bicycle on the deserted Howrah bridge, during bi-weekly lockdown to curb COVID-19 spread, in Kolkata.

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Stranded passengers and pavement dwellers stand in a queue to collect free food outside Howrah railways station during complete bi-weekly lockdown to curb the spread of novel coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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Students wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus line-up to enter a primary school in Beijing. Students in the capital city returned to school in a staggered start to the new school year because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Commuters travel in a metro train after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line and Rapid Metro, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Commuters travel in a metro train after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Commuters travel in a metro train after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line and Rapid Metro, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Commuters travel in a metro train after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line and Rapid Metro, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Commuters travel in a metro train after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line and Rapid Metro, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Commuters deboard a metro train at HUDA City Centre station after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line and Rapid Metro, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard at Rajiv Chowk station after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard at Rajiv Chowk station after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A worker sanitises entry gates at Rajiv Chowk station after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Commuters travel in a metro train after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Commuters board a train at Rajiv Chowk station after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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People ride a boat at Upper lake after it reopened for tourists, during Unlock 4, in Bhopal

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People ride a boat in Krishna river as tourism and boating activities resume, during Unlock 4, in Vijayawada.

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Workers sanitize a dargah ahead of its reopening for devotees, during Unlock 4, in Ajmer.

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Devotees at Hazarat Nizamuddin Dargah following its reopening during Unlock 4.0, in New Delhi.

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