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Visitors wait to watch the screening of a movie at a cinema hall after it reopened, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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Staff members greet visitors at a cinema hall after it reopened, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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TRS MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections in Hyderabad.

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TRS Working President KT Rama Rao pays floral tributes to Nagarjuna Sagar MLA Nomula Narsimhaiah who passed away Tuesday morning.

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TRS MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha casts vote during Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections in Hyderabad.

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Police detain Telangana BJP leaders and party workers during a protest, in front of the State Election Commissioner office in Hyderabad.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah participates in an election camapaign roadshow, ahead of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, at Warasiguda in Hyderabad.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah participates in an election camapaign roadshow, ahead of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, in Hyderabad.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, flanked by BJP Telangana leaders, holds a sword during a public meeting, ahead of GHMC elections in Hyderabad.

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Home Minister Amit Shah visits Bhagyalakshmi Temple before the GHMC election campaign, in Hyderabad.

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Home Minister Amit Shah on his way to visit Bhagyalakshmi Ammavari Temple, in Hyderabad.

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Home Minister Amit Shah waves to his supporters on his arrival in Hyderabad.

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Home Minister Amit Shah being presented with a memento during his visit to Bhagyalakshmi Ammavari Temple, in Hyderabad.

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Home Minister Amit Shah waves after offering prayers at Bhagyalakshmi Ammavari Temple, in Hyderabad.

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Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers at Bhagyalakshmi Ammavari Temple, in Hyderabad.

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AIMIM President and MP Asaduddin Owaisi conducts a door-to-door campaign, ahead of the GHMC election, in Hyderabad.

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BJYM President Tejaswi Surya along with supporters removes concertina wires and other obstacles to march inside the Osmania University to pay tribute to the martyrs of Telangana Movement, in Hyderabad.

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A woman reacts as a health worker takes her nasal swab sample at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad. India has more than 9 million cases of coronavirus, second behind the United States.

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TRS President and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao addresses media after releasing the party manifesto for GHMC elections at Telangana Bhavan in Hyderabad.

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Workers prepare a campaign vehicle for the BJP, ahead of the GHMC elections, in Hyderabad.

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A health worker collects nasal swab samples at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a woman as others wait their turn at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad. A country of nearly 1.4 billion people, India is the world's second most coronavirus affected country after the United States.

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AIMIM leader Akhtarul Iman, Muhammad Izhar Asfi and other winning MLAs in the Bihar Assembly polls on their arrival at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, near Hyderabad.

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TPCC President Uttam Kumar Reddy attends farmers' signature campaign in Kodad.

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People watch on television reports of U.S. elections on an Indian news channel at a photo printing shop in Hyderabad.

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Devotees take part in Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi procession on the occasion of birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad, near the historic Charminar in Hyderabad.

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Devotees take out a procession marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad in Hyderabad.

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People take out a procession marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad in Hyderabad.

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Devotees take part in Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi procession on the occasion of birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad, near the historic Charminar in Hyderabad.

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Kalvakuntla Kavitha takes oath as Nizamabad MLC in the presence of Telangana State Legislative Council Chairman Gutha Sukender Reddy, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana State Legislative Council Chairman Gutha Sukender Reddy greets Kalvakuntla Kavitha after taking oath as Nizamabad MLC, in Hyderabad.

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A worker carries a sack of onions to load onto a truck as the vegetable prices continue to soar in the country, at Mahboob Mansion Market in Hyderabad.

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People wearing face shields as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus walk early morning on a street in Hyderabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad.

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Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy interacts with flood-affected people, at Manikeshwar Nagar in Secunderabad.

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Telangana's Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali and AIMIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi visit flooded-affected areas, in Hyderabad.

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Commuters walk on a waterlogged street near the historic Charminar during rainfall, in Hyderabad.

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A man walks through a street where flood waters due to heavy rainfall receded in Hyderabad.

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GHMC personnel carry out a rescue operation to move flood-affected people to a safer place following heavy rains, at Hafiz Baba Nagar in Hyderabad.

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Vehicles damaged, owing to heavy rainfall, at Hafiz Baba Nagar in Hyderabad.

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GHMC personnel carry out a rescue operation to move flood-affected people to a safer place following heavy rains, at Hafiz Baba Nagar in Hyderabad.

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Police detain a BJP activist during a protest against TRS government over passing of GHMC Act 2020 during the ongoing State Assembly session, in Hyderabad.

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Motorcyclists wade through flooded Karkhana road following heavy rains, in Secunderabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad. India's confirmed coronavirus toll crossed 7 million on Sunday with a number of new cases dipping in recent weeks, even as health experts warn of mask and distancing fatigue setting in.

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MoS Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy speaks during the first coordination meeting of BJP workers, in Hyderabad.

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All India BC Welfare Association National President, Ex-MLA R Krishnaiah with BC leaders and unemployed youth stage a protest demanding to fill up vacant posts in various government departments, at TSPSC Office, Nampally in Hyderabad.

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Workers arrange ballot boxes ahead of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) general elections, in Hyderabad.

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TPCC President and MP Uttam Kumar Reddy addresses a meeting in support of a Congress candidate Cheruku Srinivas Reddy from Dubbak constituency for the upcoming by-elections, in Hyderabad.

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An artisan prepares a clay idol of Goddess Durga ahead of the Hindu religious festival season in Hyderabad.

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An artisan prepares a clay idol of Hindu Goddess Durga ahead of the Hindu religious festival season in Hyderabad. The health ministry on Tuesday issued guidelines for large gatherings during the upcoming religious festival season and barred people from touching idols and holy books in such events to prevent the spread of infection. Health experts have warned the gatherings during the upcoming festivals have the potential for the virus to spread.

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Health workers write notes after takes nasal swab samples at a COVID-19 testing center in Hyderabad. India is the world’s second most coronavirus affected country after the United States. .

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A health worker administers a deworming tablet to children as part of the National Deworming Program to prevent parasitic worms from infecting their bodies in Hyderabad. The campaign is targeting millions of children across the country.

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Police detain students during a protest demanding postponement of exams, at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Hyderabad.

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Communist Party of India (Marxist) activists raise slogans during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman after an alleged gangrape in UP's Hathras, in Hyderabad.

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People gather outside their homes after mild tremors were felt in Borabanda, Hyderabad.

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An activist with her face covered as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus holds a placard during a protest against the gang rape and killing of a woman in Uttar Pradesh, in Hyderabad.

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Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary, at Bapu Ghat in Hyderabad.

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Members of NFIW and DHPS burn an effigy during a protest against women abuse, in Hyderabad.

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Members of POW-PDSU shout slogans during a protest over alleged gangrape of a Dalit woman in UP's Hathras, in Hyderabad.

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Members of AIAWU and AIKS burn a poster during a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras, who was gang-raped two weeks ago, in Hyderabad.

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AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi addresses media on special CBI court's verdict on Babri mosque demolition case, in Hyderabad.

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A woman arranges flowers at a shop before distributing traditional sarees, ahead of Batukamma festival, in Hyderabad.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Hyderabad.

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People wait to give their nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 in Hyderabad. India confirmed coronavirus tally has reached 6 million cases, keeping the country second to the United States in number of reported cases since the pandemic began.

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Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao addresses all-party legislature, in Hyderabad.

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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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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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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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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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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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Megastar Chiranjeevi poses with a replica of a full-sized wooden model of classic Harley Davidson bike, gifted by Telugu actor Mohan Babu, on his 65th birthday.

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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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Police and locals gather outside Srisailam Left Bank Power Station (SLBP) after a fire broke out on Thursday night, at Srisailam in Kurnool district.

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Police personnel stand guard outside Srisailam Left Bank Power Station (SLBP) after a fire broke out on Thursday night, at Srisailam in Kurnool district.

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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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Employees use a fire extinguisher as they attempt to douse a fire at Srisailam Left Bank Power Station (SLBP), in Kurnool district.

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Telangana Energy Minister Jagadish Reddy visits survivors of a fire at Srisailam Left Bank Power Station (SLBP), in Kurnool district.

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Employees of Telangana state power generation corporation being treated at a hospital after surviving a fire at Srisailam Left Bank Power Station (SLBP), in Kurnool district.

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Smoke billows from a fire at Srisailam Left Bank Power Station (SLBP), in Kurnool district.

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Srisailam dam opens its eight gates to control the water level following heavy rains, in Kurnool district.

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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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