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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal felicitates Commonwealth gold medal winner shooter Manu Bhaker, in Jhajjar.

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Sanjeev Rajput of India celebrates winning the gold medal at the men's 50m Rifle 3P final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane.

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Anish Bhanwala of India celebrates with his gold medal at the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Sergei Evglevski of Australia, left, silver medal, Anish of India, center, gold medal, and Sam Gown of England, right, bronze medal, during the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Anish of India shoots during the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Winner Tejaswini Sawant, right, of India and fellow countrywoman Anjum Moudgil, silver, pose with their national flag during the women's 50m Rifle 3P final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Tejaswini Sawant of India, left, silver medal, Martina Lindsay Veloso of Singapore, center, gold medal, and Seonaid McIntosh of Scotland, right, bronze medal, stand on the podium during the women's 50m Rifle Prone final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Ankur Mittal of India wins the bronze medal during the men's Double Trap final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Shreyasi Singh of India celebrates winning the gold medal women's Double Trap final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Shreyasi Singh of India reacts after winning the gold medal during the women's Double Trap final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Om Mitharval of India wins the bronze medal during the men's 50m Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Shakil Ahmed of Bangladesh, left, silver medal, Daniel Repacholi of Australia, center, gold medal, and Om Mitharval of India, bronze medal, during the men's 50m Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Indian shooter Heena Sidhu holds tricolour during the medal ceremony after winning gold in the Women’s 25m Pistol final event at the Commonwealth Games 2018, in Brisbane, Australia

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Indian shooter Heena Sidhu holds tricolour during the medal ceremony after winning gold in the Women’s 25m Pistol final event at the Commonwealth Games 2018, in Brisbane, Australia

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Winner Dane Sampson of Australia, center, poses with Abdullah Hel Baki of Bangladesh, left, silver, and Ravi Kumar of India, bronze, for a photo during the men's 10m Air Rifle finals at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Ravi Kumar of India takes aim during the men's 10m Air Rifle finals at the Belmont Shooting Centre at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Manu Bhaker of India, center, poses with the gold medal accompanied by silver medalist Sidhu Heena of India, left, and bronze medalist Elena Galiabovitch of Australia right, during the women's 10m Air Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Sidhu Heena of India competes during the women's 10m Air Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Manu Bhaker of India, right, poses with the gold medal, along with silver medalist Sidhu Heena, of India during the women's 10m Air Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Mehuli Gosh of India, left, silver medal, Lindsay Martina Veloso of Singapore, center, gold medal, and Chandela Apurvi of India, right, bronze medal, in the women's 10m Air Rifle at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Mehuli Gosh of India, left, silver medal, Martina Lindsay Veloso of Singapore, center, gold medal, and Chandela Apurvi of India, right, bronze medal, in the women's 10m Air Rifle at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Kerry Bell of Australia, left, silver medal, Jitu Rai of India, gold medal, center, and Om Mitharval of India, right, bronze medal, during the men's 10m Air Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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Jitu Rai of India poses with his gold medal in the men's 10m Air Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia.

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This should be the gold standard of a ‘sensation’: two gold medals in two days on a world cup debut. The achiever is shooter Manu Bhaker (only 16!) who won gold in 10m Air Pistol, then hit bull’s eye with Om Prakash at the 10m Air Pistol mixed team event. This at the ISSF world cup at Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Indian shooter Manu Bhaker poses for photographs after winning gold in women’s 10m air pistol event, at International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Mexico’s Guadalajara.

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Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore during a visit to Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy, in Bhopal.

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National-level shooter Tara Shahdeo during the 8th Jharkhand State Riffle Shooting Championship-2017, organised by the Jharkhand State Riffle Association, at Hotwar in Ranchi.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari felicitating national shooter Aayisha Falaq, who bravely fought with the kidnappers, in New Delhi.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari felicitating national shooter Aayisha Falaq, who bravely fought with the kidnappers, in New Delhi.

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Indian athletes Mary Kom, Heena Sidhu and Saina Nehwal during a function to felicitate the participants of 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games held in Austria, in New Delhi. India finished the game with total of 73 medals, which included 37 gold medals, 10 silvers and 26 bronze.

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India's silver medalist Amanpreet Singh celebrates during victory ceremony of the men's 50m pistol final at the ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi.

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India's Jitu Rai celebrates after winning gold in the men's 50m pistol event at the ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi.

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Bronze medal winner India's Jitu Rai (R) with Gold and silver winners Tomoyuki Matsuda of Japan (C) and Vinh Xuan Hoang of Vietnam, respectively, pose during the medal ceremony of men's 10m Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi.

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Silver medalist India's Ankur Mittal (R) competes in the men's double trap final event of the ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi.

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India's Heena Sidhu and Jitu Rai with silver and bronze medal winners after winning mixed team 10m Air Pistol event of the ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi.

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Singer Enrique Iglesias, center, and Cuban singer Descemer Bueno dance on top of a bus during the filming of their video in Old Havana, Cuba. Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias is in Cuba to film his latest music video for an upcoming single to be released later this year.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visits a shooting traning school in Kalyan Bigha.

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President Pranab Mukherjee presents Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to shooter Jitu Rai at the National Sports and Adventure Award 2016 function at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Jitu Rai of India prepares to compete the men's 10-meter air pistol finals at Olympic Shooting Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rai finished eighth place.

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India's Abhinav Bindra pauses during the Men's 10m Air Rifle competition practice session ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Indian shooter Heena Sidhu and her husband Ronak Pandit (extreme left) speak to an official on their arrival in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games starting August 5.

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Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra speaks to an official on his arrival in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games starting August 5.

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Badminton legend Prakash Padukone, Shooter Anjali Bhagwat, Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe, Hockey player Viren Rasquinha and swimmer Rehan Poncha during a promotional event ahead of Rio Olympics 2016 in Mumbai.

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The other kind of shooting. Ace shooter Gagan Narang clicks pictures with a professional camera at 8th Asian Air Gun Championship in New Delhi.

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Trinamool Congress workers being produced at a city court for allegedly firing at a Police sub-inspector in Kolkata.

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Satyendra Singh who bagged the gold medal at 50 meters three position shooting event during the 35th National Games in Thiruvananthapuram.

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People crowd around a car after a businessman Gaurav Chauhan died in a shootout at Sadar Bazar, in Gurgaon.

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Kathy Cirillo is comforted in front of the coffin of her son Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at his regimental funeral service in Hamilton, Ontario. Cirillo was standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa when he was killed by a gunman who went on to open fire on Parliament Hill before being shot down in a hail of bullets.

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Sobbing after being reunited, mother Colleen Epstein, right, embraces her daughter, Meaghan Epstein, left, a junior at Marysville Pilchuck High School, near the scene of a school shooting that left two dead and four wounded, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington.

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Police secure an area around Parliament Hill in Ottawa. A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial was shot by an unknown gunman and people reported hearing gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was rushed away from Parliament Hill to an undisclosed location, according to officials.

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Lajja Gauswami during the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women's event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea

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Silver medalist in men's 25m pistol event from right, Tamang Pemba, Vijay Kumar and Gurpreet Singh during a victory ceremony at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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South Korea's Lee Bo-na ejects empty cartridges during the women's double trap shooting competition at the 17th Asian Games at Gyeonggido Shooting Range in Incheon, South Korea.

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Gagan Narang listens to the coach during men's 50m rifle prone event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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Raj Chaudhary competes in the women's 50m air rifle prone event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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ndia's Abhinav Bindra poses during the presentation ceremony of the 10m air rifle individual event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range at the 17th Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea.

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India's Abhinav Bindra celebrates after winning bronze medal in the 10m air rifle individual eventat the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range at the 17th Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea. Bindra bid adieu to Asian Games by clinching the individual bronze medal in men's 10-m air rifle event after guiding the team to a third-place finish on the fourth day of competitions.

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India's bronze medal winner Anisa Sayyed, Rahi Sarnobat and Heena Sidhu during the medal ceremony of in the 25m Pistol women's shooting event at the 17th Asian Games at Ongnyeon International Shooting Range in Incheon, South Korea on Monday.

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India's Bronze medalist, from left to right,Jitu Rai, Samaresh Jung and Prakash Papanna Nanjappa pose for photographers during the victory ceremony for the Men's 10m Air Pistol Team shooting competition at the 17th Asian Games at Ongnyeon International Shooting Range in Incheon, South Korea

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Gold medal winner India's Jitu Rai poses at the medal ceremony of Men's 50M Pistol shooting event at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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Winner Jitu Rai, center, silver medalist Vietnam's Nguyen Hoang Phuong, left, and bronze medalist China's Wang Zhiwei pose for the media during the medal ceremony for the 50m Pistol Men at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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Winner China's Mengyuan Zhang, center, silver medalist South Korea's Jung Jee-hae, and bronze medalist India's Shweta Chaudhry pose for the media during the medal ceremony for the 10m Air Pistol Women at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea

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Jitu Rai celebrates with his coach Mohinder Lal after winning the Gold Medal in the final of the 50m Pistol Men at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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Ranjit Kohli alias Rakibul Hussain after being produced at Civil Court in Ranchi. Kohli is under arrest for allegedly torturing National Level Shooter Tara Shahdeo to convert to Islam after Marriage.

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Change Of Trigger She, a rifle shooter, and an alleged victim of ‘love jehad' and torture, who had to literally escape from a hellish marriage? Shouldn't all that target practice come in handy for the gusty Tara Shahdeo? At least she is back on the shooting range after a few months of darkness.

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National shooter Tara Shahdeo practice rifle shooting at Tikait Umrao Shooting Range in Ranchi

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Combo image from right to left: President Pranab Mukherjee presents Arjuna Award 2014 to Yumanam Renu Bala Chanu (weightlifting), Heena Sidhu (shooting), Tintu Luka (athletics), Anaka Alankamony (squash), Mamatha Poojari (Kabbaddi) and Geethu Anna Rahul (basketball) at the National Sports and Adventure Awards function at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Shooter Jitu Rai who won gold at Glasgow Commonwealth Games, at a felicitation function in Lucknow.

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CWG medalists Rahi Sarnobat and Ayonika Paul after being felicitated by Maharashtra government at Vidhan Sabha in Mumbai.

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Common Wealth Games gold medalist shooter Apoorva Chandela being welcomed by Rajasthan PWD Minister Younus Khan and shooter and MLA Rajyavardhan Rathore on her arrival in Jaipur.

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Shooting ’em Straight For India Grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s? Those hopeless decades where hockey hopes were trampled and others never crossed heats in international competitions? Then, tiny saplings of excellence in wrestling, boxing and, mysteriously, shooting. The fruits are showing: Rahi Sarnobat (gold) and Anisa Sayyed (silver), 25 m pistol champs, show off in Glasgow.

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India's silver medallist Harpreet Singh , Australia's Gold medallist J David Chapman and England's Bronze medallist Kristian Callaghan during the medal ceremony of the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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India's Jitu Rai and Gurpal celebrate after winning gold and silver medals respectively in the 50m Pistol event during the Commonwealth Games at Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Gold Medalist Abhinav Bindra being welcomed by family on his arrival at the IGI Airport in New Delhi. Bindra won gold in the Men's 10M Air Rifle event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Gold Medallist India's Abhinav Bindra, being welcomed by his fans on his arrival at IGI Airport in New Delhi.

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India's shooter Vijay Kumar at Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.

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India's Gold medalist Rahi Sarnobat, India's Silver medalist Anisa Sayyed and Australia's Bronze medalist Lalita Yauhleuskaya during the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.

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India's Shreyasi Singh celebrates after winning Silver medal in Women's Double Trap Shooting at the Commonwealth Games in Barry Buddon Shooting Center in Glasgow, Scotland.

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India's silver medalist Ayonika Paul in action during the 10m women's rifle final at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, Scotland, during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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India's gold medalist Apurvi Chandela, center, poses for photographers with teammate and silver medalist Ayonika Paul, left, and bronze medalist Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi, following the 10m Rifle Women Final at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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India's Abhinav Bindra poses with his gold medal at the podium after Men's 10M Air Rifle event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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India's Abhinav Bindra reacts after winning the gold medal in Men's 10M Air Rifle event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Silver medal winner India's Malaika Goel poses for photographs after women's 10M Air Pistol event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Vehicles burnt by a mob after BJP leader and Dadri Nagar Panchayat Chairman Geeta Pandit's husband Vijay Pandit was shot dead.

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A mob stoned buses and set vehicles on fire after BJP leader and Dadri Nagar Panchayat Chairman Geeta Pandit's husband Vijay Pandit was shot dead, in Dadri.

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Local residents inspect gutted cars after a night shootout at the check point which was under the control of pro-Russian activists in the village of Bulbasika near Slovyansk, Ukraine.

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Police officers evacuate children from a Moscow school. An armed teenager burst into his Moscow school and killed a teacher and policeman before being taken into custody.

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Police watch as passengers enter the Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport where an ambush of a southern Philippine town mayor occurred at suburban Pasay city south of Manila, Philippines. Labangan Mayor Ukol Talumpa was fatally shot in an attack at Manila's main airport that also killed his wife and two other people, officials said.

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna with Sports Minister Dinesh Agarwal presenting Dronacharya Award to shooter Jaspal Rana in Dehradun.

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Red Cross Paramedics lie down beside a parked ambulance outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi after heavy shooting.

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New York hit by another gun attack, this time in the naval yards where military contractor and reservist Aaron Alexis goes berserk, kills 12 people before he’s taken out.

BJP President Rajnath Singh felicitates Olympic medal winner Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore during the party's Sports Cell's National Executive in New Delhi on Friday. Rathore has joined the party recently.

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US President Barack Obama briefing about the recent shooting incident at Washington Navy Yard in Washington.

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President Pranab Mukherjee honors Trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2013 at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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File combo images: From left, Arjuna Award for Virat Kohli, PV Sindhu; Khel Ratna for Ronjan Sodhi.

Family members hold candles during a candlelight vigil at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting rampage that left six dead, in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. The white supremacist gunman, who wounded five other worshipers and an Oak Creek police officer, killed himself in the parking lot.

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J'hiana Jlapion, 4, sits on the shoulders of her father Jabari Jlapion during a protest downtown of George Zimmerman's not guilty verdict in the 2012 shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin in Atlanta.

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Throngs of marches arrive on Times Square, in New York, for a protest against the acquittal of volunteer neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman in the 2012 killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida.

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Sonia Medina, of Suwanee, holds a sign while joining a protest the day after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the 2012 shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin, in Atlanta.

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George Zimmerman, right, is congratulated by his defense team after being found not guilty during Zimmerman's trial in Seminole Circuit Court in Sanford, Florida. Jurors found Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. The six-member, all-woman jury deliberated for more than 15 hours over two days before reaching their decision.

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