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Visitors watch Pygmy hogs at Manas National Park near Barpeta. Nearly extinct Pygmy hogs, are being bred in captivity and released in Manas National Park. These hogs have a height of about 25cms or 10 inches from the ground.

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Beneficiaries wait in a queue to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a centre in Nagaon district of Assam.

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A slow loris that was rescued by Assam Forest Department from Satabari village, at Boko in Kamrup district.

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MLA from Sibsagar and RTI activist Akhil Gogoi produced before special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Guwahati.

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The photographer and clouds are reflected on a glass roof as Indian women perform yoga to mark International Yoga Day on the top of a building in Gauhati.

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Assam Health Minister Keshab Mahanta along with others perform Yoga on International Day of Yoga, at Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarmah visited campus of Duliajan-Numaligarh Pipeline Limited (DNP Ltd) at Duliajan in Dibrugarh and inaugurated the 4th gas compressor package operation as its gas compression station.

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Artist and Tezpur MLA Prithiraj Rabha pays tribute at a memorial on the occasion of death anniversary of his father and Assamese cultual icon Bishnu Prasad Rabha, in Tezpur.

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A doctor of Indian Medical Association (IMA) holds a placard during a nationwide protest, demanding a central law to protect doctors against violence, in Guwahati.

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Congress MLA from Marani Assembly Constituency, Rupjyoti Kurmi, tenders his resignation letter to Speaker of the Assam Assembly (ALA) Biswajit Daimary as member of Assam Legislative Assembly, at ALA premises in Guwahati.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh along with Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa inspects a newely constructed 300 bedded COVID Care Hospital, in Guwahati.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during inauguration of Kimin-Potin Road in Assam's Lakhimpur district.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during inauguration of Kimin-Potin Road in Assam's Lakhimpur district.

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A zookeeper feeds a 15-month-old elephant calf at the Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden in Guwahati.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi distributes food among the needy people during COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma called on Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi, at Raj Bhawan in Guwahati.

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People wait to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination drive in Guwahati.

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A milkman wades through the waterlogged street after heavy rain, at Rajgarh in Guwahati.

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An health worker offers sanitizer to homeless waiting to get inoculated against the coronavirus in Guwahati.

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A health worker inoculates a homeless woman against the coronavirus in Guwahati.

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A medic administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a young person at a vaccination centre in Guwahati.

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View of a 300-bedded COVID hospital established by State Government and DRDO, at Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurates 300-bedded COVID hospital by State Government and DRDO, at Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati.

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A shopkeeper arranges shoes during a partial relaxation of restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus in Guwahati.

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People stand near a waterlogged road after heavy rainfall in Barpathar, Assam.

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People wait for their COVID-19 test, outside a healthcare center in Nagaon district.

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Fish vendors at the River Brahmaputra banks after selling the fish from door-to-door, during relaxation hours of COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Workers put sandbags on the bank of the River Brahmaputra to control soil erosion ahead of the monsoon season, in Guwahati.

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Vehicles ply on a road during relaxation hours of the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Grand daughter of Bharat Ratna 'Lokopriya' Gopinath Bordoloi, Akhima Bordoloi, pays tribute at the memorial of the Assam's first chief minister on his 131st birth anniversary, in Guwahati.

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A health worker takes a swab sample from a food delivery executive for the Covid-19 testing, at a testing centre, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma plants a Rudraksh sapling on World Environment Day, at Gandhi Mandap in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visits GMCH to inquire about the health of Dr. Seuj Kumar Senapati, who was brutally assaulted by family members of a deceased patient, Guwahati.

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Buses remain parked at the Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) during ongoing COVID-induced curfew, in Guwahati.

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Needy people wait in a queue for free food distributed by a volunteer, during COVID-19 lockdown in Guwahati.

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Greater Adjutant Storks perch on a garbage-heap at Boragaon on the eve of World Environment Day, in Guwahati. The World Environment Day is observed every year on June 5, and the theme of this year is 'Air Pollution'.

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RPF and GRP carries out an eviction drive on illegal settlements on railway land, in Guwahati.

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A health worker takes swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, at a healthcare centre in Nagaon District.

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A nun stands beside a poster that says no OPD service, as doctors protest against the mishandling of Dr. Seuj Kumar Senapati, a medical officer of Udali Covid care centre, at V G Hospital in Dibrugarh. Dr. Seuj Kumar was assaulted by some miscreants, after a COVID-19 patient died at Udali Covid care centre in Hojai district of Assam.

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Doctors hold placards as they protest against the mishandling of Dr. Seuj Kumar Senapati, a medical officer of Udali Covid care centre, at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Guwahati. Dr. Seuj Kumar was assaulted by some miscreants, after a COVID-19 patient died at Udali Covid care centre in Hojai district of Assam.

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A picture of Dr. Seuj Kumar Senapati, a medical officer of Udali Covid care centre, who was assaulted by some miscreants, in Hojai district of Assam.

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Tea tribe workers weigh their picked tea leaves at a tea garden, in Nagaon district.

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Dhuburi DSP (Border) Jatin Chandra Das as he is produces at a session court for his alleged nexus with drug smugglers, in Guwahati.

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Alleged drugs smuggler Rafikul Paramanik as he is produced at a session court, in Guwahati.

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Vehicles ply on a road during relaxation hours in the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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A train runs as monsoon clouds hover over in Guwahati.

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A one horned Rhinoceros walks its newborn baby as wild buffalos graze in the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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A wild buffalo grazes in the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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An Open Bill stork flies in the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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Village boys ride on buffaloes in a paddy field on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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All Assam Students Union (AASU) Chief Adviser Samujjal Kumar Bhattacharya addresses a press conference, at Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA) office in Guwahati.

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A gaggle of geese walk in a queue on a deserted street during COVID-induced partial lockdown in Guwahati.

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A deserted look of Fancy Bazar area during COVID-induced partial lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarmah pays tribute to Gossaigaon Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) MLA Majendra Narzary, who passed away at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Guwahati.

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Assam BJP President Ranjit Kumar Dass sprays sanitizer on vehicle during COVID-induced lockdown, at Fancy Bazar in Guwahati.

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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma (R) along with former chief minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal (L) performs yoga on the 1st day of BJP online yoga programme, at BJP office in Guwahati.

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Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma wears the traditional Assamese Japi (hat) and Gamocha during his visit to Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) party head office in Guwahati.

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Citizens, not ahdering to social distancing norms, wait to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in Nagaon district.

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A health worker in protective suit takes nasal swab of a girl to test for COVID-19 in Burha Mayong village, Morigaon district of Assam.

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A health worker in protective suit takes nasal swab of a girl to test for COVID-19 in Burha Mayong village, Morigaon district of Assam.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarmah welcomes an Oxygen Express at NF Railway’s Inland Container Depot at Amingaon near Guwahati.

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A zoo-keeper feeds Roofed Turtle at Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden, on World Turtle Day, in Guwahati.

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Governor Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly Biswajit Daimary on their way to attend assembly session in Guwahati.

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Beneficiaries wait to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Basistha urban primary health centre, in Guwahati.

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A health worker takes swab sample of a food delivery man for COVID-19 test during a special testing drive in Guwahati.

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People violate social distancing guidelines amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic at Fancy Bazaar in Guwahati.

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United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) releases ONGC employee Ritul Saikia who was kidnapped last month, at India-Myanmar border.

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Chief Minister Dr. Himata Biswa Sarma and Former Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal arrives to attend the first session of the 15th Assam Legislative Assembly (ALA) in Guwahati.

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Jailed anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi arrives at Assam Legislative Assembly to take oath as an MLA, in Guwahati.

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Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College & Hospital to review treatment facilities for COVID-19 patients in Barpeta.

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A fisherman ties his boat during a storm at the bank of the river Brahmaputra in Guwahati.

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A health worker takes a swab sample of an employee of the Assam state Assembly for COVID- 19 test, on the eve of the 1st session of the 15th Assam legislative assembly, in Guwahati.

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Samujjal Kumar Bhatacharya, Chief Advisior of All Assam Students Union (AASU) felicitates Atul Bora, Minister of Implementation of Assam Accord and Agriculture, during a discussion regarding the Assam Accord, in Guwahati.

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DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta welcomes Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarmah duirng a meeting at DGP Complex in Guwahati.

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Police distribute food among the bus drivers and conductors from Kerala, stranded due to COVID-19 lockdown, in Nagaon district of Assam.

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91 year old Smt. Snehalata Dutta gets discharged after she recovers from COVID-19, at Mohkhuli Model Hospital COVID-19 care center in Tinsukia District.

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Assam Chief Minister Dr.Himanta Biswa Sarma inspects the stock of ICU beds, oxygen availability and other medical infrastructure at Tezpur Medical College & Hospital (TMCH).

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Needy people queue up for free food being distributes by volunters during the COVID -19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Vehicles wades through a waterlogged street after rains in Guwahati.

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Managing critical patients at odd hours is always a challenge. At 2.30 am, I visited GMCH to see how #Covid patients are being given treatment in Emergency Ward at night. I was satisfied with the arrangements.

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Deserted view of G.S road during COVID-induced curfew in Guwahati.

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Police officers punish a man violating COVID-induced curfew rules in Nagaon District of Assam.

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Workers remove the electric pillars from the road, which were damaged after a tree fell on the electric wires due to a storm last night, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visiting the house of Surajit Talukdar who lost his life in the grenade blast incident at Dibgoi in Tinsukia district of Assam.

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A health worker takes swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Dakhinpat ghat on the bank of the river Brahmaputra in Majuli District of Assam.

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Needy people wait in a queue for food distributed by a volunteer, during on going COVID-19 pandemic in Guwahati.

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Buses remain parked during COVID-induced curfew, at Interstate Bus Terminus (ISBT) in Guwahati.

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A paramilitary personnel punishes women for breaking COVID-induced curfew rules in Guwahati.

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Police officers stand in front of the hardware shop where a grenade blast happened, at Tingrai Bazaar in Tinsukia district of Assam.

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A police officer chases a man violating COVID-induced curfew rules in Tezpur, Assam.

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Carcass of an elephant at the site where eighteen elephants are believed to have died in lightning strikes, at Bamuni Hills in Nagaon district.

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An elephant dies after being stuck by lightening near Bamuni Hills in Kondoli, Nagaon district.

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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Dakhinpat Satra in Majuli.

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People wait outside a bank during relaxation hours from COVID-induced lockdown, in Nagaon.

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Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma pays tribute to Assam's one of the most prominent litterateurs and veteran journalist Homen Borgohain, who passed away due to COVID-19 disease, in Guwahati.

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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma with BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma with BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal during a meeting, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma holds first cabinet meeting after forming the new government in the state, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during a felicitation function at the BJP office, Hengrabari, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at the BJP office, Hengrabari, in Guwahati.

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