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Commonwealth Games 2010 - Closing Ceremony

<p>The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A dancer, illuminated by lasers, performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A dancer, illuminated by lasers, performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A dancer, illuminated by lasers, performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur </p>

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>A performer plays bagpipe during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

A performer plays bagpipe during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

A performer plays bagpipe during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Indian Sikh artists perform during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Indian Sikh artists perform during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Indian Sikh artists perform during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A general view shows Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

A general view shows Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A general view shows Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A general view shows Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

A general view shows Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

A general view shows Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (L), India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (C, in blue turban), Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur (2nd L), India's Vice President Hamid Ansari (2nd R) and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, attend the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (L), India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (C, in blue turban), Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur (2nd L), India's Vice President Hamid Ansari (2nd R) and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, attend the...more

Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (L), India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (C, in blue turban), Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur (2nd L), India's Vice President Hamid Ansari (2nd R) and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, attend the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Performers play bagpipes during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Performers play bagpipes during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

Performers play bagpipes during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>The Indian national flag is projected onto a balloon during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

The Indian national flag is projected onto a balloon during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

The Indian national flag is projected onto a balloon during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>A dancer, illuminated by lasers, performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A dancer, illuminated by lasers, performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A dancer, illuminated by lasers, performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Indian soldiers play musical instruments during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Indian soldiers play musical instruments during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Indian soldiers play musical instruments during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>A performer participates during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

A performer participates during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A performer participates during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder</p>

Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

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<p>Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Performers participate during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, speaks during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, speaks during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, speaks during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Performers participate in the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony as the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

Performers participate in the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony as the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Performers participate in the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony as the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Singer Shaan performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

Singer Shaan performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Singer Shaan performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is illuminated by lasers during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

Fireworks explode over the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/B Mathur

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