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Ayodhya night on the eve of Ram Temple ground breaking ceremony

AYODHYA: Devotees light earthen lamps to celeberate Deeputsav on eve of ground breaking ceremony of Ram Temple at Ram Ghat in Ayodhya on Tuesday. UNI PHOTO- 

Ramarcha Pujan at Ram Temple commences

AYODHYA, AUG 4 (UNI):-Priests performing religious rituals as Shri Ramarcha Pujan commenced at the Shri Ram Janmbhoomi complex, in Ayodhya on Tuesday.

Protests demanding CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

PATNA, AUG 4 (UNI):- Fans of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput staging a protest, demanding for the CBI inquiry into the case, in Patna on Tuesday.

Article 370 Scrapping Anniversary: Security forces keping strict vigil at Budshah Bridge in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, Aug 4 (UNI) Security forces keping strict vigil at Budshah Bridge in Srinagar as strict curfew restrictions imposed in all major towns in the Kashmir valley on Tuesday following intelligence inputs that separatists planning to observe August 5 as black day, the day year ago special status to the Jammu and Kashmir state Article 370 and 35 A was scraped by the government of India.

Ayodhya gears up for mega Bhoomi Poojan ceremony

Ayodhya gears up for mega Bhoomi Poojan ceremony

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister for Education presents National Education Policy to Kovind

NEW DELHI, AUG 4 (UNI):- Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister for Education, called on President Ram Nath Kovind, and presented him the new National Education Policy 2020. The Minister briefed the President about salient features of the NEP which is transformational in its content.

Maj Gen I M Lamba inaugurates COVID High Dependency Unit (HDU) Complex at Military hospital

PRAYAGRAJ,AUG 4 (UNI):- Maj Gen I M Lamba, General Officer Commanding,Eastern Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh Sub area inaugurating COVID High Dependency Unit (HDU) Complex at Military hospital, in Prayagraj on Tuesday.

A COVID-19 patient is brought to a hospital by health workers in Brasilia

BRASILIA, Aug. 4, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A COVID-19 patient is brought to a hospital by health workers in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 3, 2020. Brazil on Monday recorded 561 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the national death toll to 94,665, according to the countrys health ministry.Meanwhile, tests have detected 16,641 new infections, taking the total caseload to 2,750,318, said the ministry.

Covid-19: French PM visits Lille

PARIS, Aug. 4, 2020 (Xinhua) -- French Prime Minister Jean Castex (C, front) visits Lille as mask-wearing becomes mandatory in the city center amid concerns about an increase in COVID-19 cases, northern France, Aug. 3, 2020. The French authorities have ordered people to wear face masks in outdoor public places in many major cities as the COVID-19 spread faster and the admission to intensive care units increased again after month-long decline.

Inspection of attack site in Jalalabad

JALALABAD, Aug. 4, 2020 (Xinhua) -- An Afghan security force member inspects the site of an attack in Jalalabad city, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Aug. 3, 2020. Afghan forces after nearly 20 hours of fierce fighting were able to kill all the eight attackers on Nangarhars provincial jail in Jalalabad city on Monday, provincial government spokesman Attaullah Khogiani said.

Festival Kandy Esala Perahera in Sri Lanka

KANDY (SRI LANKA), Aug. 4, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People bathe an elephant ahead of the final day of Kandy Esala Perahera in Kandy, Sri Lanka, on Aug. 3, 2020. The festival features traditional local dances such as fire-dances, whip-dances, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances, in addition to the elephants usually adorned with lavish garments.

Covid-19 testing in Germany

COLOGNE (GERMANY), Aug. 4, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A health worker collects a swab from a passenger at Cologne-Bonn Airport in Cologne, Germany, on Aug. 3, 2020. Germanys COVID-19 cases rose by 509 within one day to 210,402, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said on Monday.

Muslim girls tying Rakhi

AGARTALA, AUG 3 (UNI):- Muslim Girls tying a Rakhi on the occasion of Raksha bandhan festival in Agartala on Monday.  

Palestinian farmer harvests prickly pears

GAZA, Aug. 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A Palestinian farmer harvests prickly pears during the harvest season at a farm in the northern Gaza Strip town of Jabalia, on Aug. 3, 2020. Palestinians enjoy the prickly pear fruit as a typical summer fruit.

Tokyo sees countdown clock for 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

TOKYO, Aug. 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 3, 2020 shows a countdown clock for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee on Monday announced the schedule of the delayed Paralympic Games, which will be held from August 24 to September 5, 2021.