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Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee President Sake Sailajanath greets Andhra Pradesh Congress party in-charge Oommen Chandy after their meeting at AP Bhavan, in Hyderabad.

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A health worker collects a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Hyderabad. The nation of 1.3 billion people is expected to become the coronavirus pandemic's worst-hit country within weeks, surpassing the United States.

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BJP workers stage a protest dharna against the TRS scheme over Layout Regularisation Scheme (LRS) in Hyderabad.

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ASHA workers and voluntary health workers stage a protest demanding increase in their salaries, in Hyderabad.

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Vehicles submerged on waterlogged Mehdipatnam to Tolichowki road after heavy rain, in Hyderabad.

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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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Applicants undergo thermal screening as they arrive to appear in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) at an examination centre, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP K Keshava Rao addresses party MPS meeting ahead of the Parliament session, at Telangana Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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Members of the Junior Doctors Association stage a protest over various issues including proper medical infrastructure, in front of out patient and emergency block at Osmania General Hospital, in Hyderabad.

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A trains runs on the tracks as Hyderabad Metro resumed services after over five months suspension due to COVID-19 outbreak, in Hyderabad.

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A medic collects a nasal sample from a police constable of Assembly security staff for COVID-19 test, before the monsoon session, inside state assembly premises, in Hyderabad.

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Devotees carry a Lord Ganesh idol of Khairatabad pandal for immersion towards Tank bund, in Hyderabad.

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Devotees wearing face masks participate in a procession carrying an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha for immersion in Hussain Sagar Lake on the final day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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A child wearing a mask as a precaution against the coronavirus carries an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha to immerse in Saroornagar Lake on the final day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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A man prepares to immerse an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Saroornagar Lake on the final day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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A woman sitting on a scooter holds an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha to immerse in Hussain Sagar Lake on the final day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad. The festival is a celebration of the birth of Ganesha, the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee takes a walk in Rashtrapati Nilayam Bolarum in Hyderabad.

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Governor of Telangana Dr.Tamilisai Soundararajan being greeted by Chief Minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao during a meeting, in Hyderabad.

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Anjani Kumar, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad, inspects Lord Ganesh idol immersion arrangements on Tank Bund, in Hyderabad.

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Women give swab samples for COVID-19 tests at a centre in Hyderabad.

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Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan watches the demonstration of a robotic sanitizer prepared by the Hyderabad Science Society, at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao offers prayers on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad

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A girl walks past idols of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha displayed at a street for sale ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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Young devotees transport an idol of Ganesha to their home to install ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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A motorist falls down while wading through flood water in a street as it rains in Hyderabad.

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A resident looks at a street inundated with flood waters after heavy rainfall in Hyderabad.

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Baptist Church members wearing personal protective suits check the body temperature of devotees arriving to attend a Sunday service in Hyderabad. India is the third hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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Floor markings to maintain social distancing are seen as people arrive to attend a Sunday service at a Baptist Church in Hyderabad. India is the third hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao hoists the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebration, in Hyderabad.

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Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel wearing face masks march during an Independence Day parade in Hyderabad.

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Historic Charminar illuminated on the eve of 74th Independence day celebrations, in Hyderabad.

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Officials feed elephants with a cake made of ragi and rice, fruits, vegetables and sugarcane on the occasion of World Elephant Day, at Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad.

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A boy dressed as Krishna and a girl dressed as Krishna's consort Radha play as they get ready for Janmashtami festival celebrations at a residential apartment in Hyderabad.

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A boy gets into playful mood in the middle of getting dressed as Krishna as he along-with a girl dressed as Krishna's consort Radha get ready for Janmashtami festival celebrations at a residential apartment in Hyderabad.

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AIMIM President and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi undegoes COVID-19 testing from a mobile facility, in Hyderabad.

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All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi addresses media at the party headquarters, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's sister ties him 'rakhi' on the occasion of 'Raksha Bandhan', at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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A health worker prepares to collect nasal swab samples for COVID-19 tests at a mobile testing site in Hyderabad. India is the third hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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People stand near a Covid-19 mobile testing facility, at Jafarguda near Karwan in the old city of Hyderabad. Intelligent Monitoring Analysis Services Quarantine’ (iMASQ), the testing facilities are housed in specially designed buses, developed by Hyderabad-based Vera Smart Healthcare.

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Earthmovers remove debris after the demolition of Old Secretariat, in Hyderabad.

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An earthmover demolishes the Old Secretariat building after the court dismissed the PIL seeking a stay on it, in Hyderabad.

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TPCC Chief and Nalgonda MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy along with senior party leaders stage a protest in front of Osmania General hospital, demanding not to demolish the heritage structure, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao addresses after laying the foundation stone for Welspun Flooring Ltd, a fully integrated and independent flooring vertical of the $2.7-billion Welspun Group, near Hyderabad.

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TPCC President N Uttam Kumar Reddy pays floral tribute to former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao during his birth centenary celebration, in Hyderabad. PV Manohar Rao (L), brother of PV Narasimha Rao, is also seen.

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A worker clears rainwater collected inside one of the new wards of century-old Osmania General Hospital (OGH) building, in Hyderabad. The Telangana government ordered the closure of Osmania General Hospital that was inundated with rain and sewerage water last week.

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Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao hands over the letter to Colonel Santosh Babu's wife Santoshi for her appointment as Deputy Collector, at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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Osmania General Hospital doctors shout slogans during a protest demanding for the construction of new building for the hospital with proper infrastructure, in old city of Hyderabad.

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AITUC activists during a demonstration against privatisation of Indian Railways, at Secunderabad Railway station in Hyderabad district.

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BJP State President Bandi Sanjay Kumar and others visit Osmania Hospital, during Unlock 2.0, in Hyderabad.

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Flooded floor of Osmania General Hospital due to drainage system failure, in Hyderabad.

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People stand in a queue to give their samples for COVID-19, during Unlock 2.0, at Fever Hospital in Hyderabad.

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People wait in a queue to give their nasal swab samples to test for the coronavirus at Government Fever Hospital in Hyderabad.

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People wait in a queue to give their nasal swab samples to test for the coronavirus at Government Fever Hospital in Hyderabad.

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A man gets his nasal swab sample taken to test for the coronavirus at Government Fever Hospital in Hyderabad.

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A boy gets his nasal swab sample taken to test for the coronavirus at Government Fever Hospital in Hyderabad.

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A medical officer uses a rapid kit to test for the coronavirus at Government Fever Hospital in Hyderabad.

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A health worker collects swab sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, at a health centre in Hyderabad.

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Workers wait for customers inside a bangle shop at Choodi Bazaar, during Unlock 2.0, near Charminar in Hyderabad.

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A medic collects a sample of AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi for COVID-19 test, at Nizamia Tibbi Hospital in Hyderabad.

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Daily wage laborers wait to be employed, in front of a closed shop in Hyderabad. India's fragile health system was bolstered during a stringent monthslong lockdown but could still be overwhelmed by an exponential rise in infections.

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A man walks past a vendor reading a newspaper in Hyderabad. In just three weeks, India went from the world’s sixth worst-affected country by the coronavirus to the third, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

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Medics screen people for COVID-19 diagnosis, at a government hospital in Hyderabad.

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Police vehicles being sanitized in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, during Unlock 2.0, at Amberpet CPL Ground in Hyderabad.

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The demolition of the State Secretariat building underway after the High Court gave permission for the construction of the new Secretariat building, in Hyderabad.

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Congress leaders carry lanterns while participating in a protest against the TRS Government over alleged irregularities in electricity bills, in Hyderabad.

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Eurotek Environmental Private Limited Managing Director Raj Kumar Kurra launches UVC SCANZ PLUS sanitization machine invented by SAFELIFT, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao offers floral tribute to former PM PV Narasimha Rao as part of his birth centenary celebrations, in Hyderabad.

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Combination of nine photos, shows the moon moving in front of the sun during the annular solar eclipse as seen from (top L to R) Kolkata, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, (center L to R) Bengaluru, Ghaziabad, Patna and (bottom L to R) Chennai, New Delhi, and Mumbai.

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Newly-inducted officers march during Combined Graduation Parade, at Air Force Academy in Dindigul in Hyderabad

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Newly-inducted officers during Combined Graduation Parade, at Air Force Academy in Dindigul in Hyderabad.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria reviews the passing out parade of Combined Graduation Parade, at Air Force Academy, in Dindigul, Hyderabad.

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Army personnel carry the mortal remains of martyr Colonel Santosh Babu, who was among 20 soldiers killed during a clash with Chinese troops, in Hyderabad.

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Army personnel pay their tributes to the mortal remains of martyr Colonel Santosh Babu, who was among 20 soldiers killed during a clash with Chinese troops, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai and State Minister Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao pay their condolences to Santoshi Babu on the death of her husband Colonel Santosh Babu, who was among 20 soldiers killed during a clash with Chinese troops, in Hyderabad.

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Santoshi Babu, wife Colonel Santosh Babu, who was among 20 soldiers killed during a clash with Chinese troops, pays her respects to his mortal remains, in Hyderabad.

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Cyberabad Police officers accompany family members of martyred Colonel B Santosh Babu at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, in Hyderabad. Colonel Babu was martyred during the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley on Monday night.

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Collectors and officials being screened before their meeting with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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PG doctors stage a protest against alleged misbehavior and manhandling of doctors treating COVID-19 patients during the nationwide lockdown, near Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

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PG doctors stage a protest against alleged misbehavior and manhandling of doctors treating COVID-19 patients during the nationwide lockdown, near Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. Junior doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi General Hospital, the nodal hospital for treating Covid-19 patients in Telangana, staged a protest after attendants of a deceased patient allegedly attacked junior doctors on duty.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field ahead of the Monsoon season, on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

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AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi speaks during a press conference amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Hyderabad.

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People help motorcyclists in controlling their bikes after they fell on a waterlogged road following heavy rains, at Malakpet in Hyderabad.

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People stand in in queue to receive Tirumala Tirupathi Devastanam 'laddu' at a counter of the shrine, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Hyderabad.

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People stand under the shade of a showroom to protect themselves during heavy rain, at Mahboob Mansion Market road in Hyderabad.

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Commuters move through a waterlogged street during heavy rain, at Mahboob Mansion Market road in Hyderabad.

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An ICMR team conducts surveillance in the view of COVID-19 outbreak at Balapur in Hyderabad.

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Forest rescue team checks the footprints of an injured leopard after it jumped into a private farmhouse, at Mailardevpally area in Hyderabad.

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A leopard that appears to be in the injured condition is seen lying along a road, at Mailardevpally area in Hyderabad.

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Nursing staff of Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, wearing masks interact with each other during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Hyderabad. International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12 all around the world.

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A view of automated contactless UVC sanitisation cabinet called Defence Research Ultraviolet Sanitiser (DRUVS), developed by DRDO to sanitise electronic gadgets, papers and currency notes, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President and Nalgonda MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy along with senior Congress leaders stage a dharna to highlight farmers' issues, at Gandhi Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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A police personnel escorts migrant workers as they board a bus towards a railway station to travel to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Hyderabad.

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An Indian Air Force helicopter showers flower petals on Gandhi Hospital as part of Armed Forces' salute to the COVID-19 warriors, in Hyderabad

Homeless people sleep on a pavement opposite Nampally Railway Station, during the nationwide lockdown in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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Horse mounted police personnel patrol a street during the nationwide lockdown, in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar distributes Thermo steel bottles to police personnel at a police picket during the nationwide lockdown, in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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Women carry bricks as they work at a brick kiln on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

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A barber gives a haircut under tree shade during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

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Inter Ministerial Central Team visits King Koti Hospital during the nationwide lockdown in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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Postal staff check the documents of the beneficiaries waiting in a queue to receive cash under a government scheme during the nationwide lockdown, in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, at Abids General Post office in Hyderabad.

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