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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar gets second Covid-19 vaccine dose

PATNA, APR 15 (UNI):- Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar receiving the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at IGIMS, in Patna on Thursday.

Bihar Deputy CM Renu Devi receives second dose of Covid vaccine

PATNA, APR 15 (UNI):- Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Renu Devi receiving the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at IGIMS, in Patna on Thursday.

Kolkata soaks into Holi celebrations amid fears of coronavirus

Amid fears of rising cases of coronavirus, Kolkata on Sunday (March 28, 2021) celebrates the festival of colour-'Holi'. West Bengal celebrates Holi as 'Dol Jatra'. Here people observe this day by placing the idols of Krishna and Radha on a Palki (Palinquin) and they carry them around and play with Abir (Gulal). Several foreigners were seen smearing gulal (colours) along with the locals on Sudder Street.Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

Reopening of schools in Patna

PATNA, JAN 4 (UNI):- Students stand in a queue to enter their classes at a school that was re-opened after remaining closed for months due to a coronavirus pandemic, in Patna on Monday.

Rajpath barricaded near India Gate amid Covid19 pandemic in New Delhi

NEW DELHI, SEP 18 (UNI):- A view of closed road at Rajpath near India Gate amid coronavirus pandemic in New Delhi on Friday.

Devotees carrying holy water from the Ganges in Praygraj amid the ongoing Mal Maas

PRAYAGRAJ, SEP 18 (UNI):- Hindu devotees (Kanwariyas) carry metal pots filled with holy water after taking a dip in the Ganga river at Padilla Mahadev temple, during Hindu holy calendar Manmash month, amid the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), in Prayagraj on Friday.

Security officer maintaining order outside a COVID-19 test center in Toronto, Canada

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A security officer wearing protective gear keeps order outside a COVID-19 assessment center in Toronto, Canada, on Sept. 17, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in Canada rose to 140,539 on Thursday, with 9,199 deaths, according to CTV.

People wearing face masks pass by a statue of cow on a street in Lisbon

LISBON, Sept. 16, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wearing face masks pass by a statue of cow on a street in Lisbon, Portugal, on Sept. 15, 2020. Portugal returned to the contingency situation on Sept. 15, to ensure a safe return to school and to contain the spread of COVID-19.

passengers travelling in Kolkata metro after service started on Monday

KOLKATA, SEP 14 (UNI) Passengers seen on board a Metro train as Kolkata Metro start after months in Kolkata on Monday.

Students go to school amid the COVID-19 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan as schools resume classes

TASHKENT, Sept. 14, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Students go to school with their parents amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sept. 14, 2020. Classes at primary and secondary schools across Uzbekistan have resumed either face-to-face or via video link on Monday depending on local COVID-19 situations.

Metro services resume in New Delhi

NEW DELHI, SEP 7 (UNI):- A commuter undergoes checking at Rajiv Chowk station after Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operation amid the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic, in New Delhi on Monday.

Students moving to their accommodation near University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada

VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A student and her family member move belongings to her residence around the campus of University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Sept. 5, 2020. Students began to move in to their housing around the campus of University of British Columbia (UBC) on Saturday to prepare for the new academic year.

A staff member helps a young visitor with pottery at a cultural event on 873rd Moscow City Day

MOSCOW, Sept. 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A staff member wearing a face mask and traditional costumes makes pottery with a young visitor during a Moscow City Day cultural event at Kolomenskoye park in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 5, 2020. Celebrations for the 873rd anniversary of Moscow were downsized to a number of cultural events held at different venues around the city to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

A girl feeds a kangaroo in Symbio Wildlife Park in Sydney, Australia

SYDNEY, Sept .6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People visit Symbio Wildlife Park during the COVID-19 pandemic in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 5, 2020. Some zoos and wildlife parks here have reopened to the public in Sydney.

Lucknow Metro employee sprays disinfectants inside coaches at Hazratganj station

LUCKNOW, SEP 4 (UNI) Lucknow Metro employee sprays disinfectants metro at Hazratganj metro station in Lucknow on Friday, as authorities prepare to resume services from September 7.