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Feb 27, 2021

Precision strike carried out by Mirage 2000s against a dummy target by the squadron that carried out the Balakot air strike, on the occasion of its second anniversary.

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Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flies a Mirage 2000, the aircraft that was used for bombing Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) targets in Pakistan’s Balakot, on the occasion of its second anniversary.

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Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ inaugurates the Maharishi Kanad Bhawan at Delhi University, in New Delhi.

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Buddhists pay obeisance during 'Gochak' procession, observed during the first fifteen days of Tibetan lunar calendar, in Leh.

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Aaron Joshua Holloway of SC East Bengal scores a goal during 7th season of the Hero Indian Super League between Odisha FC and SC East Bengal, held at the GMC Stadium, Bambolim, Goa.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during his election campaign ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, in Tuticorin district.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during his election campaign ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, in Tuticorin district.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi speaks during his election campaign ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, in Tirunelveli district.

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Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ during the 97th Annual Convocation of Delhi University, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during his election campaign ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, in Tuticorin district.

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Devotees gather at Har Ki Pauri Ghat on the occasion of 'Magh Purnima' in Haridwar.

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Women sit near a wall graffiti with slogan 'Khela Hobe', in support of TMC, ahead of the State Assembly elections in Kolkata.With the political mercury rising in West Bengal ahead of the Assembly polls, the bitter rivalry among parties is being played out not just through war of words, but also colourful jingles and slogans.

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'Nihang' Sikhs perform 'gatka', traditional martial arts, during a national level competion to mark 400th birth anniversary year of Guru Teg Bahadur, in Patiala

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Chief Electoral Officer Assam, Nitin Khade, speaks during a press conference on the forthcoming State Assembly polls, in Guwahati.

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Tourists click photographs while standing on a snow-covered road during a heavy snowfall at the ski resort of Gulmarg. Most events of 2nd Khelo India winter games were cancelled due to heavy snowfall.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait pays tribute on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti at Ghazipur border, during the ongoing farmers' protest against agri laws, in New Delhi.

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LNJP Hospital's Emergency Department Head Dr Ritu Saxena and her team members stand in front of the COVID-19 ward at LNJP Hospital, in New Delhi. It's been one year since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the national capital, and daily cases and death counts have both come down significantly, and scenes of distress in the hospital's corridors and outside morgue, have been replaced by talks about the ongoing vaccination.

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Beds lined up at Nesco COVID care centre, amid concerns over surge in COVID-19 cases, at Goregaon, in Mumbai.

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Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma, Kapil Sibal, Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Raj Babbar during a 'Shanti Sammelan' event in Jammu.

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Police personnel stand guard during weekend lockdown, imposed by the administration, amid rise in COVID-19 cases in Nagpur.

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A worker fixes a tent as preparations underway at Brigade Parade Ground on the eve of Left-Congress joint rally ahead of State Assembly elections, in Kolkata.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Sant Ravidas Temple on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, in Lucknow.

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Left Front Chairman Biman Bose with party leader Sujan Chakraborty inspects the preparations at Brigade Parade Ground on the eve of Left-Congress joint rally ahead of State Assembly elections, in Kolkata.

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Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad during a 'Shanti Sammelan' event in Jammu.

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi while paying tribute on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, in Varanasi.

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Left-wing organisations participate in a rally, ahead of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) elections, in Agartala.

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Nodeep Kaur, the 23-year-old labour rights activist who was released on bail Friday, addresses a press conference at Singhu border, where farmers are agitating over new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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A farmer sits in front of an air cooler as the summer season approaches, during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi while paying tribute on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, in Varanasi.

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has langar after paying tribute on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, in Varanasi.

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Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi visits stalls at Hunar Haat, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde inaugurates the Shatabdi Bhavan of Patna High Court, in Patna.

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BJP National Vice President Mukul Roy presents a party flag to Trinamool Congress leaders after they joined BJP, in Kolkata.

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Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan arrives at Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) to record a statement in a case he registered against Kangana Ranaut in 2016 involving alleged e-mail exchanges, in Mumbai.

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Police detain BJP Mahila Morcha members who were staging a protest at Anand Nagar Toll Naka to demand an inquiry into the suspicious death of Pooja Chavan, in Thane.

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Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi visits stalls at Hunar Haat, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad during a 'Shanti Sammelan' event in Jammu.

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Girls are dressed in costumes for Purim, in the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York. The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther.

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Demonstrators clash with police as they protest the death in prison of a writer who was arrested on charges of violating the sweeping digital security laws, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mushtaq Ahmed, 53, was arrested in Dhaka in May last year for making comments on social media that criticized the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. He had been denied bail at least six times.

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BJP President J Nadda speaks during a Ravidas Jayanti event in New Delhi.

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Flowers being showered on the devotees as they gather to take holy dip in the River Ganga at Sangam on the occasion of 'Magh Purnima’ festival during ongoing 'Magh Mela', in Prayagraj.

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A farmer assembles a ceiling fan to be put up at a camp as the summer season approaches, during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Generators installed at Ghazipur border, during the ongoing farmers' protest against the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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People, not adhering to social distancing norms despite surge in COVID-19 cases, buy vegetables at an APMC market, in Solapur, Maharashtra.

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Niranjani Akhada sadhus take part in their 'Dhwajarohan' (flag hoisting) ceremony for Kumbh 2021, in Haridwar.

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Adarsh Tulshan, Director, Celica Automotive, La Maison Citroen, at the launch of the new Citroen C5 Aircross SUV, in Kolkata.

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Students pose for photographs during the 16th graduation and placement day celebrations at Gurunanak Institution, in Hyderabad.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra visits Sri Ravidas Janmsthan Mandir, in Varanasi.

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

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Farmers listen to speakers during their protest against the three new farm laws at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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Farmers listen to speakers during their protest against the three new farm laws at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi.

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A medic collects swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test at Civil Hospital, amid concern over surge in COVID-19 cases, in Amritsar.

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A medic collects swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test at Civil Hospital, amid concern over surge in COVID-19 cases, in Amritsar.

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Youth Congress workers stage a protest against fuel price hike outside Union Minister Smriti Irani's residence, in New Delhi.

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Youth Congress workers stage a protest against fuel price hike outside Union Minister Smriti Irani's residence, in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes swab sample from a person to conduct COVID-19 test, in New Delhi.

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A health worker conducts COVID-19 tests in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the India Toy Fair 2021, in New Delhi.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav visits the Vindhyavasini temple, in Mirzapur.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during his election campaign for upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, in Tuticorin.

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Police detain BJP Mahila Morcha members who were staging a protest at Anand Nagar Toll Naka to demand an inquiry into the suspicious death of Pooja Chavan, in Thane.

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Flowers being showered on the devotees as they gather to take holy dip in the River Ganga at Sangam on the occasion of 'Magh Purnima’ festival during ongoing 'Magh Mela', in Prayagraj.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi waves at supporters during his election campaign for upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, in Tuticorin.

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Devotees gather to take holy dip in the River Ganga at Sangam on the occasion of 'Magh Purnima’ festival during ongoing 'Magh Mela', in Prayagraj

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra offers prayers at Sri Ravidas Janmsthan Mandir, in Varanasi.

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Chief Justice of India Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde inaugurates the Shatabdi Bhavan of Patna High Court, in Patna.

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Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan arrives at Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) to record a statement in a case he registered against Kangana Ranaut in 2016 involving alleged e-mail exchanges, in Mumbai.

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Lt Gen IS Ghuman, GOC-in-C Central Command, presents awards and citations at Grenadiers Regimental Centre Parade Ground, in Jabalpur.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav visits the Vindhyavasini temple, in Mirzapur.

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Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde visits the newly inaugurated Shatabdi Bhawan, a new building in the Patna high court campus, in Patna.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays tribute at V. O. Chidambaranar statue at a college during his election campaign for upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, in Tuticorin.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra offers prayers at Sri Ravidas Janmsthan Mandir, in Varanasi.

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BJP President J Nadda being presented a portrait by BJP SC Morcha President Lal Singh Arya, during a Ravidas Jayanti event, in New Delhi.

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President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden meet with troops at a FEMA COVID-19 mass vaccination site at NRG Stadium in Houston.

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A health worker is injected with the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine at the children's Hospital del Nino in La Paz, Bolivia.

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Moroccans chant slogans during a protest against the economic situation and the closure of the borders with the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, in the town of Fnideq, northern Morocco. Banner in Arabic reads "Watch over the poor. No to hunger, no to discrimination."

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters before the House votes to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Pelosi is flanked by Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., left, and Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif.

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Girls are dressed in costumes for Purim in the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York. The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther.

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Police stand in formation blocking a main road in Mandalay, Myanmar. Myanmar security forces cracked down on anti-coup protesters in the country's second-largest city Mandalay on Friday, injuring at least three people, two of whom were shot in the chest by rubber bullets and another who suffered a wound on his leg.

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Supporters of presidential candidate Yaku Perez who are demanding a recount of the presidential election, seek cover after clashing with police outside the National Electoral Council in Quito, Ecuador. Perez has alleged fraud after the final results were announced confirming that rival, former banker Guillermo Lasso came in second behind the leading candidate, meaning Andrés Arauz and Lasso will contest a runoff vote in April.

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This satellite image provided Maxar Technologies shows buildings that were destroyed by a U.S. air strike in Syria. The United States launched airstrikes in Syria targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops.

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Anti-coup protesters fill the streets as they gather near the Mandalay Railway Station in Mandalay, Myanmar. A call for a Monday general strike by demonstrators protesting the military's seizure of power has been met by the ruling junta with a thinly veiled threat to use lethal force, raising the possibility of major clashes.

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People carry their belongings as they wade through the water in a flooded neighborhood following heavy rains in Bekasi, Indonesia. Thousands of residents are being evacuated on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital after the Citarum River embankment broke.

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A woman dressed as a bunch of grapes participates in Purim, Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, in the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York. The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther.

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Youth Congress workers stage a protest against fuel price hike outside Union Minister Smriti Irani's residence, in New Delhi.

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Youth Congress workers stage a protest against fuel price hike outside Union Minister Smriti Irani's residence, in New Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard as Youth Congress workers stage a protest against fuel price hike outside Union Minister Smriti Irani's residence, in New Delhi.

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Police detain Indian Youth Congress (IYC) workers during their protest against the price hike of petroleum products in New Delhi.

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A farmer at Ghazipur border during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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An artist performs at Ghazipur border during farmers' protest against the three new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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100-year-old Soran Singh from Bulandshahar speaks to family members over phone, during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Children try to run a "Kolhu'" (sugarcane crusher) for sugarcane juice near the site of farmers protest against new farm laws at Ghazipur border, New Delhi.

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Iga Swiatek of Poland celebrates after defeating Switzerland's Belinda Bencic in the final of Adelaide International tennis tournament in Adelaide, Australia.

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Karachi Kings' Babar Azam raises bat to celebrates after scoring fifty during a Pakistan Super League T20 cricket match between Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans at the National Stadium, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Demonstrators march during a protest condemning the arrest of rap singer Pablo Hasél in Barcelona, Spain. After a few days of calm, protests have again turned violent in Barcelona as supporters for a jailed Spanish rapper went back to the streets.

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