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Jan 19, 2021

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a public rally in Purulia.

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In line with the nationwide launch of the largest vaccination campaign in the world against the COVID-19 pandemic, the first phase of the vaccination drive commenced for Health Care Workers (HCWs) of the Tri-Services Command at INHS Dhanvantari under the aegis of Headquarters, Andaman & Nicobar Command.

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sculpture of the US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at a beach in Puri.

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An illuminated Harmandir Sahib (Golden temple) on the eve of the 355th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh Ji, in Amritsar.

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A medic administers COVID vaccine to a medical student during the first phase of the countrywide inoculation drive, in Bengaluru.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a public rally in Purulia.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, cricketer Suresh Raina and others during the inauguration of 'Kho Kho National Camp' in Faridabad.

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Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, center, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, second left, leaders of the Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of opposition parties, wave to their supporters during a rally outside the head office of the Election Commission of Pakistan, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Indian army performs during the rehearsals for beating retreat ceremony celebrations 2021, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Indian army performs during the rehearsals for beating retreat ceremony celebrations 2021, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Indian army performs during the rehearsals for beating retreat ceremony celebrations 2021, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Indian army performs during the rehearsals for beating retreat ceremony celebrations 2021, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Indian army performs during the rehearsals for beating retreat ceremony celebrations 2021, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Villagers cross the Beas river on a improvised cable rope bridge after casting vote during the second phase of Himachal Pradesh Panchayat elections, in Kullu district.

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BJP workers stage a protest against farmer leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni and Congress leaders, in Gurugram.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah pays tribute to the police personnel (COVID Warriors) who lost their lives while serving the society amid coronavirus pandemic, at Delhi Police Headquarters in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Environment Prakash Javadekar (C) addresses media in New Delhi.

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Trinamool Congress workers participate in a rally against BJP, from Tollygunge tram depot to Hazra crossing, in South Kolkata.

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Indian players celebrate after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia. India won the four test series 2-1.

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Australia's High Commissioner to India Barry O'Farrell offers 'sewa' at the Langar Ghar during his visit to the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Youngsters play with sledges on a snow laden hilltop after heavy snowfall, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Police steps up security outside Amazon's office amid the 'Tandav' controversy at BKC in Mumbai.

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82-years-old Dr. Arvind Pandya coming out of the BKC vaccination unit after being observed for half an hour as he took the Covishield vaccine, in Mumbai.

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82-years-old Dr. Arvind Pandya coming out of the BKC vaccination unit after being observed for half an hour as he took the Covishield vaccine, in Mumbai.

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Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party shout slogans during a protest against Amazon's new Prime Video series "Tandav" in Mumbai. There have been calls for a ban on the political drama released last Friday for the show's depiction of some Hindu deities.

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Injured being treated at a hospital after a truck ran over migrant labourers sleeping at roadside, near Surat. At least fifteen workers from Rajasthan have died in the incident.

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Pro-Kannada activists raise slogans during a protest against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over his statement on Karnataka-Maharashtra border issue, in Bengaluru.

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A health worker receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Mumbai. India's homegrown vaccine developer Bharat Biotech has warned people with weaker immunity and other medical conditions that include allergies, fever, or a bleeding disorder to consult a doctor before getting the shot — and if possible avoid the vaccine.

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Australia's Pat Cummins holds his trophy for man-of-the-series after the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav addresses party workers at the party office in Lucknow.

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Janata Dal (United) activists pay tribute to Maharana Pratap on his death anniversary at party office, in Patna.

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BJP leader Ram Kadam along with party workers stages a protest against the newly released web series 'Tandav', in Mumbai.

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A woman belonging to Tiwa community exchanges goods in the form of barter system during 'Udpur' festival near Dharamtul in Morigaon District.

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Police and locals near the accident site where a truck ran over migrant labourers near Surat. At least fifteen workers from Rajasthan have died in the incident.

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Indian players pose with the winning trophy after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test match at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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This photo released by the Iranian Army, shows a missile being fired during a military drill. Iran's military kicked off a ground forces drill on Tuesday along the coast of the Gulf of Oman, state TV reported, the latest in a series of snap exercises that the country is holding amid escalating tensions over its nuclear program and Washington's pressure campaign against Tehran.

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Artist Jagjot Singh Rubal gives final touches to portraits of US President-elect Joe Biden (R) and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (L), on the eve of their oath-taking ceremony, at his home workshop in Amritsar. Artist Rubal intends to send the paintings to the new US President and Vice President as a gift.

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Members of the Youth All India Kashmiri Samaj (YAIKS) shout slogans during a protest rally in front of the UNO office to observe the 19th January as Holocaust Day, in Jammu.

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CEO of Delhi International Airport Ltd. Videh Kumar Jaipuriar shows XOVIS PTS, a queue management system, to enhance social distancing among passengers at T-3 IGI Airport, in New Delhi.

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A couple wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus embraces each other at the railway station in Beijing. China is now dealing with coronavirus outbreaks across its frigid northeast, prompting additional lockdowns and travel bans.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference at the party office in Lucknow.

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Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) activists participate in a protest against BJP government in Guwahati.

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An SUV catches fire near Rajiv Chowk in Gurugram. Four persons travelling in the car managed to exit safely.

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A large American Flag is are placed on the National Mall, with the U.S. Capitol behind, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, in Washington.

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A delegation of Sajjadanashins and religious leaders from various Dargahs (shrines) meets Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers' agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, at party HQ in New Delhi.

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Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, KC Venugopal, Randeep Surjewala and others release a booklet during a press conference on farmers' agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, at party HQ in New Delhi.

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Students undergo thermal screening after schools reopened for 10 and 12 standard pupils, following allowance by authorities since its closure from March 19, 2019 due to coronavirus pandemic, in Kanyakumari.

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Commuters walk on a road amid low visibility due to fog, on a cold winter morning in Gurugram.

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In this undated photo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi with renowned oncologist and chairperson of the Adyar Cancer Institute Dr V Shanta. Shanta passed away at the age of 93.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers' agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, at party HQ in New Delhi.

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Mangled remains of the truck, which ran over migrant labourers from Rajasthan sleeping by the roadside, shortly after midnight, near Surat. Fifteen workers died in the incident.

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People gather near the site, where a truck ran over migrant labourers from Rajasthan sleeping by the roadside, shortly after midnight, near Surat. Fifteen workers died in the incident.

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Residents maintain social distancing as they wait to cast their votes during the second phase of Himachal Pradesh panchayat polls, at Ghannati in Shimla.

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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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A view of the Bosphorus Strait separating Istanbul, bridging Europe in foreground, to Asia in background, under snow. Snow blanketed most of the Turkish metropolis of some 16 million Monday bringing traffic to a halt in some areas and the flurries are forecasted to continue throughout the day.

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Puducherry Social Welfare Minister M Kandasamy during his sit-in protest outside the Assembly against Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, in Puducherry.

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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and Congress observer for Assam Bhupesh Baghel and party General Secretary Mukul Wasnik being felicitated with a huge traditional Assamese Japi (hat) by Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President Ripun Bora and other senior Congress leaders at a party function in Dispur.

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Honduran migrants are blocked by Guatemalan soldiers and police from advancing toward the US border, also affecting cargo trucks on the highway in Vado Hondo, Guatemala. The roadblock was strategically placed at a chokepoint on the two-lane highway flanked by a tall mountainside and a wall leaving the migrants with few options.

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Terezinha da Conceicao, 80, left, and Dulcinea da Silva Lopes, 59, become the first women to receive the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd, during the start of the vaccination program in front of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Health worker Vanda Ortega, from the Witoto Indigenous group and dressed in traditional clothing, shows her vaccination card after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd, during the start of the vaccination program in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil.

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Stand-ins for President-elect Joe Biden, Jill Biden, and Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts stand on the podium during a rehearsal for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

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Flags are placed on the National Mall, looking towards the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in Washington.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks with athletes and coaches at the National Alpine Skiing Center in Yanqing on the outskirts of Beijing during a tour of venues and preparations for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics at the Capital Gymnasium in Beijing. While the coronavirus pandemic has put the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics in jeopardy, the next Winter Olympics are still officially scheduled to kick off in February 2022.

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Preparations take place before a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

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The U.S. Capitol is seen between flags placed on the National Mall ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in Washington.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a viewing window during a tour of the manufacturing facility for the Oxford/Astrazeneca vaccine at Oxford Biomedica in Oxfordshire, England.

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Indian players pose with the winning trophy after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test match at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia. India won the four test series 2-1.

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Rescuers use a sniffer dog during a search operation at the ruins of a building collapsed in Friday's earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia. Aid was reaching the thousands of people left homeless and struggling after the earthquake that killed a number of people in the province where rescuers intensified their work Monday to find those buried in the rubble.

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Indian players celebrate after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia. India won the four test series 2-1.

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Ethiopians priests at their church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the Timkat festival an Orthodox Christian occasion to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan. The three day festivities of Timkat with singing dancing and processions is one of the most important festivals on the Ethiopian calendar, celebrated across the country.

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Indian players celebrate after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia. India won the four test series 2-1.

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Houthi supporters desecrate a representation of the U.S. flag during a demonstration outside the closed U.S. embassy over its decision to designate the Houthis a foreign terrorist organisation in Sanaa, Yemen.

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Indian players celebrate after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia. India won the four test series 2-1.

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Indian players celebrate after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Indian players celebrate after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia. India won the four test series 2-1.

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Indian players celebrate after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia. India won the four test series 2-1.

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India's Rishabh Pant falls as he hits the ball for four runs during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Washington Sundar walks from the field after he was dismissed during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Rishabh Pant rest during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Washington Sundar bats during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australian players celebrate the dismissal of India's Mayank Agarwal during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane.

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Indian fans wave their flags as they cheer their team during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Josh Hazlewood, right, reacts during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Pat Cummins, right, appeals successfully for the wicket of India's Cheteshwar Pujara during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara reacts in frustration after he was dismissed during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Rishabh Pant hits the ball for six runs during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Rishabh Pant bats during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Pat Cummins is congratulated by teammates Steve Smith, left, and David Warner, right, after dismissing India's Ajinkya Rahane during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara dives to make his ground as Australia's Tim Paine takes the bails off during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Shubman Gill reacts as he walks from the field after he was dismissed for 91 runs during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Nathan Lyon, centre, is congratulated by teammates Tim Paine, left, and Cameron Green after taking the wicket of India's Shubman Gill for 91 runs during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Shubman Gill bats during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara, left, and Shubman Gill talk during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Mitchell Starc, left, reacts after bowling to India's Cheteshwar Pujara during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara is checked by a trainer after he was hit on the helmet while batting during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Shubman Gill, left, is congratulated by teammate Cheteshwar Pujara on reaching 50 runs during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara reacts as he bats during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Australia's Nathan Lyon, centre, reacts as his video review is rejected during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Shubman Gill bats during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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India's Washington Sundar avoids a bouncer during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.

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Farmers during their ongoing protest against new farm laws, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

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Farmers during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.

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Farmers and their supporters during their ongoing agitation over the new farm laws, at Ghazipur Border, in New Delhi.

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A farmer gets a shave during the ongoing agitation against new farm laws, at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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A Volunteer iron clothes of farmers during their ongoing agitation over the new farm laws, at Ghazipur Border, in New Delhi.

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Punjabi singer Kanwar Grewal performs at farmers protest at Delhi-UP Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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Farmers during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws at Delhi-UP Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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Farmers display placards during their ongoing protest against new farm law, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Punjabi singer Sonia Mann speaks at farmers' protest at Delhi-UP Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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Policemen and children watch the performance of Punjabi singers during farmers' protest at Delhi-UP Ghazipur border, New Delhi.

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