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<p>A man rides a motorbike past a mural of the classic Bollywood movie "Anarkali" on the wall of a building in Mumbai May 13, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

A man rides a motorbike past a mural of the classic Bollywood movie "Anarkali" on the wall of a building in Mumbai May 13, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A man rides a motorbike past a mural of the classic Bollywood movie "Anarkali" on the wall of a building in Mumbai May 13, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A labourer rests inside the wagon of a coal train as he takes a break from shovelling coal at a coal yard on the outskirts of Jammu May 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

A labourer rests inside the wagon of a coal train as he takes a break from shovelling coal at a coal yard on the outskirts of Jammu May 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A labourer rests inside the wagon of a coal train as he takes a break from shovelling coal at a coal yard on the outskirts of Jammu May 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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<p>Muslims sit at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) after offering their evening prayers in the old quarters of Delhi May 27, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Muslims sit at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) after offering their evening prayers in the old quarters of Delhi May 27, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur

Muslims sit at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) after offering their evening prayers in the old quarters of Delhi May 27, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat lifts a weight as she exercises during a practice session inside the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports in Patiala in Punjab May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Ajay Verma</p>

Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat lifts a weight as she exercises during a practice session inside the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports in Patiala in Punjab May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat lifts a weight as she exercises during a practice session inside the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports in Patiala in Punjab May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

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<p>Motorcyclists crowd a fuel station to fill up on petrol in Ahmedabad May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Motorcyclists crowd a fuel station to fill up on petrol in Ahmedabad May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Motorcyclists crowd a fuel station to fill up on petrol in Ahmedabad May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A fisherman floating on a rubber tube throws a net to catch fish from the waters of the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

A fisherman floating on a rubber tube throws a net to catch fish from the waters of the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A fisherman floating on a rubber tube throws a net to catch fish from the waters of the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Vishal (L) and Rahul, feed pigeons at a pigeon feeding park in the Mumbai suburbs May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Vishal (L) and Rahul, feed pigeons at a pigeon feeding park in the Mumbai suburbs May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Vishal (L) and Rahul, feed pigeons at a pigeon feeding park in the Mumbai suburbs May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A worker takes a nap on sacks filled with wheat at a wholesale grain market at Dadri town in Uttar Pradesh May 26, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma</p>

A worker takes a nap on sacks filled with wheat at a wholesale grain market at Dadri town in Uttar Pradesh May 26, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

A worker takes a nap on sacks filled with wheat at a wholesale grain market at Dadri town in Uttar Pradesh May 26, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

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<p>A fireman reacts to smoke caused by a fire from the Punjab National Bank (PNB) building in New Delhi May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A fireman reacts to smoke caused by a fire from the Punjab National Bank (PNB) building in New Delhi May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A fireman reacts to smoke caused by a fire from the Punjab National Bank (PNB) building in New Delhi May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A boy searches for recyclable material from the cracked earth of dried-up portion of the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

A boy searches for recyclable material from the cracked earth of dried-up portion of the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A boy searches for recyclable material from the cracked earth of dried-up portion of the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>An employee pushes the frame of the cabin of a Mahindra Bolero vehicle at the company's manufacturing plant on the outskirts of Mumbai May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

An employee pushes the frame of the cabin of a Mahindra Bolero vehicle at the company's manufacturing plant on the outskirts of Mumbai May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

An employee pushes the frame of the cabin of a Mahindra Bolero vehicle at the company's manufacturing plant on the outskirts of Mumbai May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Workers produce bras for export at the Intimate Fashions factory in Kanchipuram district, 30 km (18 miles) south of Chennai, May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Babu</p>

Workers produce bras for export at the Intimate Fashions factory in Kanchipuram district, 30 km (18 miles) south of Chennai, May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Babu

Workers produce bras for export at the Intimate Fashions factory in Kanchipuram district, 30 km (18 miles) south of Chennai, May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Babu

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<p>People walk past a roadside currency exchange vendor in the old quarters of Delhi May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

People walk past a roadside currency exchange vendor in the old quarters of Delhi May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People walk past a roadside currency exchange vendor in the old quarters of Delhi May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A rider performs a stunt during the Dew Xtreme Tour freestyle motocross event in Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma</p>

A rider performs a stunt during the Dew Xtreme Tour freestyle motocross event in Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

A rider performs a stunt during the Dew Xtreme Tour freestyle motocross event in Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi May 5, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

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<p>A damaged coach of a passenger train is removed from the site of a train collision in Penneconda town in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder</p>

A damaged coach of a passenger train is removed from the site of a train collision in Penneconda town in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

A damaged coach of a passenger train is removed from the site of a train collision in Penneconda town in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

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<p>Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal, cleans her eye at a convention with the state's civil service officers in Kolkata April 21, 2012. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri</p>

Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal, cleans her eye at a convention with the state's civil service officers in Kolkata April 21, 2012. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal, cleans her eye at a convention with the state's civil service officers in Kolkata April 21, 2012. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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<p>A worker carries a bucket filled with sorted potatoes inside the market yard of the Agriculture Product Marketing Committee (APMC) on the outskirts of Ahmedabad May 16, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

A worker carries a bucket filled with sorted potatoes inside the market yard of the Agriculture Product Marketing Committee (APMC) on the outskirts of Ahmedabad May 16, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A worker carries a bucket filled with sorted potatoes inside the market yard of the Agriculture Product Marketing Committee (APMC) on the outskirts of Ahmedabad May 16, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A child looks on while being carried by her mother as she carries water pitchers on her head after filling them from a water tanker supplied by the local municipality in the Baramura hill range on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of Tripura, May 18, 2012. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey</p>

A child looks on while being carried by her mother as she carries water pitchers on her head after filling them from a water tanker supplied by the local municipality in the Baramura hill range on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of Tripura, May...more

A child looks on while being carried by her mother as she carries water pitchers on her head after filling them from a water tanker supplied by the local municipality in the Baramura hill range on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of Tripura, May 18, 2012. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

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<p>Seema (R), 33, plucks out the stubble from his chin as his wife prepares lunch at their residence in New Delhi May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Seema (R), 33, plucks out the stubble from his chin as his wife prepares lunch at their residence in New Delhi May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Seema (R), 33, plucks out the stubble from his chin as his wife prepares lunch at their residence in New Delhi May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A labourer drinks water as he takes a break from loading coal onto trucks at a coal yard near Chiwaki railway station in Allahabad May 28, 2012. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash</p>

A labourer drinks water as he takes a break from loading coal onto trucks at a coal yard near Chiwaki railway station in Allahabad May 28, 2012. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A labourer drinks water as he takes a break from loading coal onto trucks at a coal yard near Chiwaki railway station in Allahabad May 28, 2012. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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<p>A boy searches for coins thrown by Hindu devotees in the waters of the river Yamuna during early morning in New Delhi May 15, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

A boy searches for coins thrown by Hindu devotees in the waters of the river Yamuna during early morning in New Delhi May 15, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A boy searches for coins thrown by Hindu devotees in the waters of the river Yamuna during early morning in New Delhi May 15, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>A couple sits along the seafront promenade at dusk in Mumbai's suburbs May 16, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

A couple sits along the seafront promenade at dusk in Mumbai's suburbs May 16, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A couple sits along the seafront promenade at dusk in Mumbai's suburbs May 16, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A man flies a monkey-shaped kite made out of balloons at a beach in Mumbai, May 27, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

A man flies a monkey-shaped kite made out of balloons at a beach in Mumbai, May 27, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A man flies a monkey-shaped kite made out of balloons at a beach in Mumbai, May 27, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Villagers stand under a power generating windmill turbine during the inauguration ceremony of the new 25 MW ReNew Power wind farm at Kalasar village in Gujarat May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Villagers stand under a power generating windmill turbine during the inauguration ceremony of the new 25 MW ReNew Power wind farm at Kalasar village in Gujarat May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Villagers stand under a power generating windmill turbine during the inauguration ceremony of the new 25 MW ReNew Power wind farm at Kalasar village in Gujarat May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Police officers try to remove activists from India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as they block a road to protest against a price hike in petrol in Chandigarh May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ajay Verma</p>

Police officers try to remove activists from India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as they block a road to protest against a price hike in petrol in Chandigarh May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Police officers try to remove activists from India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as they block a road to protest against a price hike in petrol in Chandigarh May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

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<p>A homeless man sleeps on the sidewalk of a newly painted bridge in Kolkata April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri </p>

A homeless man sleeps on the sidewalk of a newly painted bridge in Kolkata April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A homeless man sleeps on the sidewalk of a newly painted bridge in Kolkata April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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<p>A child, whose parents say they belong to the Burmese Rohingya Community from Myanmar, sits inside a makeshift shelter in a camp in New Delhi May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A child, whose parents say they belong to the Burmese Rohingya Community from Myanmar, sits inside a makeshift shelter in a camp in New Delhi May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A child, whose parents say they belong to the Burmese Rohingya Community from Myanmar, sits inside a makeshift shelter in a camp in New Delhi May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Amruddin Siddiqui, 51, is reflected in a mirror as he sits at a roadside in the old quarters in Delhi May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Amruddin Siddiqui, 51, is reflected in a mirror as he sits at a roadside in the old quarters in Delhi May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Amruddin Siddiqui, 51, is reflected in a mirror as he sits at a roadside in the old quarters in Delhi May 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Tribal people and farmers from the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand take part in a prayer ritual believed to bring rain, outside the Hindu Lord Shiva temple in Ranchi May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Rajesh Kumar</p>

Tribal people and farmers from the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand take part in a prayer ritual believed to bring rain, outside the Hindu Lord Shiva temple in Ranchi May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Rajesh Kumar

Tribal people and farmers from the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand take part in a prayer ritual believed to bring rain, outside the Hindu Lord Shiva temple in Ranchi May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Rajesh Kumar

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<p>Construction workers erect scaffolding at the site of metro station as a SpiceJet Airlines aircraft flies past in Chennai May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Babu</p>

Construction workers erect scaffolding at the site of metro station as a SpiceJet Airlines aircraft flies past in Chennai May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Babu

Construction workers erect scaffolding at the site of metro station as a SpiceJet Airlines aircraft flies past in Chennai May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Babu

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<p>Sana, a five-year-old girl, plays on a cloth sling hanging from a signalling pole as smoke from a garbage dump rises next to a railway track in Mumbai May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Sana, a five-year-old girl, plays on a cloth sling hanging from a signalling pole as smoke from a garbage dump rises next to a railway track in Mumbai May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Sana, a five-year-old girl, plays on a cloth sling hanging from a signalling pole as smoke from a garbage dump rises next to a railway track in Mumbai May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Onlookers watch as rescue workers search for victims after a boat sank on the Brahmaputra river, at Buraburi village in Dhubri district of Assam May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah </p>

Onlookers watch as rescue workers search for victims after a boat sank on the Brahmaputra river, at Buraburi village in Dhubri district of Assam May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

Onlookers watch as rescue workers search for victims after a boat sank on the Brahmaputra river, at Buraburi village in Dhubri district of Assam May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

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<p>A Kashmiri fisherman throws a net to catch fish from the waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli </p>

A Kashmiri fisherman throws a net to catch fish from the waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

A Kashmiri fisherman throws a net to catch fish from the waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

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<p>A Kashmiri veterinary paramedic (R) and a member of Humane Society International, an organisation working to protect animals, places a stray dog on an operation table during a sterilization process inside an operation theatre at a veterinary hospital of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) in Shuhama, east of Srinagar, May 3, 2012. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli</p>

A Kashmiri veterinary paramedic (R) and a member of Humane Society International, an organisation working to protect animals, places a stray dog on an operation table during a sterilization process inside an operation theatre at a veterinary hospital...more

A Kashmiri veterinary paramedic (R) and a member of Humane Society International, an organisation working to protect animals, places a stray dog on an operation table during a sterilization process inside an operation theatre at a veterinary hospital of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) in Shuhama, east of Srinagar, May 3, 2012. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

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<p>A foreign exchange trader works as the exchange rate of the Indian rupee to U.S. dollar is displayed on a screen at a trading firm in Mumbai May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

A foreign exchange trader works as the exchange rate of the Indian rupee to U.S. dollar is displayed on a screen at a trading firm in Mumbai May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A foreign exchange trader works as the exchange rate of the Indian rupee to U.S. dollar is displayed on a screen at a trading firm in Mumbai May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Children enjoy a ride at an amusement park in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi May 17, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma</p>

Children enjoy a ride at an amusement park in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi May 17, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

Children enjoy a ride at an amusement park in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi May 17, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

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<p>U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) watches a girl do karate during an anti-human trafficking event in Kolkata May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) watches a girl do karate during an anti-human trafficking event in Kolkata May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) watches a girl do karate during an anti-human trafficking event in Kolkata May 6, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Boys dive into the sea at a fishing harbour to cool themselves on a hot day in Chennai May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Babu</p>

Boys dive into the sea at a fishing harbour to cool themselves on a hot day in Chennai May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Babu

Boys dive into the sea at a fishing harbour to cool themselves on a hot day in Chennai May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Babu

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