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Eating in India: ice cream

<p>People move an ice-cream cart from the Marina beach in Chennai April 11, 2012. REUTERS/Babu</p>

People move an ice-cream cart from the Marina beach in Chennai April 11, 2012. REUTERS/Babu

People move an ice-cream cart from the Marina beach in Chennai April 11, 2012. REUTERS/Babu

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<p>An ice-cream cart is pictured next to the India Gate before Earth Hour in New Delhi March 31, 2012. . REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma</p>

An ice-cream cart is pictured next to the India Gate before Earth Hour in New Delhi March 31, 2012. . REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

An ice-cream cart is pictured next to the India Gate before Earth Hour in New Delhi March 31, 2012. . REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

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<p>Kashmiri men eat ice cream on a hot day in Srinagar July 15, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli</p>

Kashmiri men eat ice cream on a hot day in Srinagar July 15, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

Kashmiri men eat ice cream on a hot day in Srinagar July 15, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

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<p>Activists from the Indian Farmers' Union eat ice-cream during a protest against rising food inflation in New Delhi March 5, 2010. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur</p>

Activists from the Indian Farmers' Union eat ice-cream during a protest against rising food inflation in New Delhi March 5, 2010. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur

Activists from the Indian Farmers' Union eat ice-cream during a protest against rising food inflation in New Delhi March 5, 2010. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur

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<p>A worker monitors an automatic candy making machine inside an ice cream factory on the outskirts of Ahmedabad April 21, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

A worker monitors an automatic candy making machine inside an ice cream factory on the outskirts of Ahmedabad April 21, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A worker monitors an automatic candy making machine inside an ice cream factory on the outskirts of Ahmedabad April 21, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>An ice-cream seller walks past a parked Ambassador car, manufactured by Hindustan Motors, in Kolkata April 20, 2007. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal</p>

An ice-cream seller walks past a parked Ambassador car, manufactured by Hindustan Motors, in Kolkata April 20, 2007. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal

An ice-cream seller walks past a parked Ambassador car, manufactured by Hindustan Motors, in Kolkata April 20, 2007. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal

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<p>Bollywood actress Malaika Arora Khan poses for a picture during a promotional event for an ice-cream company in New Delhi April 5, 2007. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur</p>

Bollywood actress Malaika Arora Khan poses for a picture during a promotional event for an ice-cream company in New Delhi April 5, 2007. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur

Bollywood actress Malaika Arora Khan poses for a picture during a promotional event for an ice-cream company in New Delhi April 5, 2007. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur

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<p>A Hindu holy man eats ice-cream on a street in New Delhi July 14, 2006. REUTERS/Kamal Kishore</p>

A Hindu holy man eats ice-cream on a street in New Delhi July 14, 2006. REUTERS/Kamal Kishore

A Hindu holy man eats ice-cream on a street in New Delhi July 14, 2006. REUTERS/Kamal Kishore

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<p>Hollywood star Angelina Jolie carries adopted daughter Zahara while buying an ice cream cone as Brad Pitt watches  outside their hotel in Mumbai November 12, 2006.  REUTERS/Prashanth Vishwanathan</p>

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie carries adopted daughter Zahara while buying an ice cream cone as Brad Pitt watches outside their hotel in Mumbai November 12, 2006. REUTERS/Prashanth Vishwanathan

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie carries adopted daughter Zahara while buying an ice cream cone as Brad Pitt watches outside their hotel in Mumbai November 12, 2006. REUTERS/Prashanth Vishwanathan

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<p>A boy eats ice cream to cool himself off during a sweltering summer day in Kolkata May 14, 2004. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw  JS/TW</p>

A boy eats ice cream to cool himself off during a sweltering summer day in Kolkata May 14, 2004. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw JS/TW

A boy eats ice cream to cool himself off during a sweltering summer day in Kolkata May 14, 2004. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw JS/TW

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<p>Popular Bengali actress Rituparna Segupta (L) and actress June Malia
(R) hold ice cream cones before an ice cream eating competition in Kolkata on May 25, 2003.  REUTERS/Sucheta Das

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Popular Bengali actress Rituparna Segupta (L) and actress June Malia (R) hold ice cream cones before an ice cream eating competition in Kolkata on May 25, 2003. REUTERS/Sucheta Das JS/tw

Popular Bengali actress Rituparna Segupta (L) and actress June Malia (R) hold ice cream cones before an ice cream eating competition in Kolkata on May 25, 2003. REUTERS/Sucheta Das JS/tw

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<p>Roadside entertainer Parvaze Khan, 28, his face painted yellow to
attract attention, helps his pet monkey Raja eat ice-cream on a hot
summer day in Kolkata May 29, 2003. REUTERS/Sucheta Das</p>

Roadside entertainer Parvaze Khan, 28, his face painted yellow to attract attention, helps his pet monkey Raja eat ice-cream on a hot summer day in Kolkata May 29, 2003. REUTERS/Sucheta Das

Roadside entertainer Parvaze Khan, 28, his face painted yellow to attract attention, helps his pet monkey Raja eat ice-cream on a hot summer day in Kolkata May 29, 2003. REUTERS/Sucheta Das

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<p>Two Indian women eat ice cream on a hot summer's day in Mumbai.</p>

Two Indian women eat ice cream on a hot summer's day in Mumbai.

Two Indian women eat ice cream on a hot summer's day in Mumbai.

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