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Beating the Retreat rehearsals

<p>Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels during a rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels during a rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels during a rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>People take pictures of the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

People take pictures of the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People take pictures of the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>A member of the military band directs his comrades before the start of the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

A member of the military band directs his comrades before the start of the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A member of the military band directs his comrades before the start of the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band get ready for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band get ready for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band get ready for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band rehearse for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band rehearse for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band rehearse for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band wait for the rehearsal to start for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels in front of Rashtrapati Bhavan during a rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels in front of Rashtrapati Bhavan during a rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels in front of Rashtrapati Bhavan during a rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>People are silhouetted against the illuminated Rashtrapati Bhavan during the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

People are silhouetted against the illuminated Rashtrapati Bhavan during the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People are silhouetted against the illuminated Rashtrapati Bhavan during the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Members of the military band take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Members of the military band take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Members of the military band take part in the rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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