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An artisan applies final touches to a pandal, or a temporary platform during the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

An artisan applies final touches to a pandal, or a temporary platform during the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

An artisan applies final touches to a pandal, or a temporary platform during the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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An Indian Air Force soldier marches as Mil Mi-35 helicopters fly over during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An Indian Air Force soldier marches as Mil Mi-35 helicopters fly over during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An Indian Air Force soldier marches as Mil Mi-35 helicopters fly over during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Indian Air Force soldiers toss their rifles as they perform during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi,  October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Indian Air Force soldiers toss their rifles as they perform during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Indian Air Force soldiers toss their rifles as they perform during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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An Indian Air Force soldier tosses his rifle as he performs during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An Indian Air Force soldier tosses his rifle as he performs during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An Indian Air Force soldier tosses his rifle as he performs during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. New Zealand's Bradley-John Watling (L) and Jeetan Patel celebrate after the wicket of India's Murali Vijay. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. New Zealand's Bradley-John Watling (L) and Jeetan Patel celebrate after the wicket of India's Murali Vijay. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. New Zealand's Bradley-John Watling (L) and Jeetan Patel celebrate after the wicket of India's Murali Vijay. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. India's Cheteshwar Pujara avoids a bouncer. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. India's Cheteshwar Pujara avoids a bouncer. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. India's Cheteshwar Pujara avoids a bouncer. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. India's Gautam Gambhir walks off the field after his dismissal. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. India's Gautam Gambhir walks off the field after his dismissal. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. India's Gautam Gambhir walks off the field after his dismissal. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. New Zealand's players celebrate after the wicket of India's Gautam Gambhir. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. New Zealand's players celebrate after the wicket of India's Gautam Gambhir. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Third Test cricket match - Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore - 08/10/2016. New Zealand's players celebrate after the wicket of India's Gautam Gambhir. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A farmer rests on a heap of harvested rice crop at a wholesale grain market in Chandigarh, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A farmer rests on a heap of harvested rice crop at a wholesale grain market in Chandigarh, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A farmer rests on a heap of harvested rice crop at a wholesale grain market in Chandigarh, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Labourers spread harvested rice crop for drying at a wholesale grain market in Chandigarh, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Labourers spread harvested rice crop for drying at a wholesale grain market in Chandigarh, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Labourers spread harvested rice crop for drying at a wholesale grain market in Chandigarh, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Catfish gather in the corner of the Gundalao lake as they wait to be fed by passersby in Kishangarh, Rajasthan,  October 07, 2016. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

Catfish gather in the corner of the Gundalao lake as they wait to be fed by passersby in Kishangarh, Rajasthan, October 07, 2016. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

Catfish gather in the corner of the Gundalao lake as they wait to be fed by passersby in Kishangarh, Rajasthan, October 07, 2016. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma
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Catfish gather in the corner of the Gundalao lake as they wait to be fed by passersby in Kishangarh, Rajasthan,  October 07, 2016. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

Catfish gather in the corner of the Gundalao lake as they wait to be fed by passersby in Kishangarh, Rajasthan, October 07, 2016. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

Catfish gather in the corner of the Gundalao lake as they wait to be fed by passersby in Kishangarh, Rajasthan, October 07, 2016. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma
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A worker cleans the floor after installing the idol of Durga at a platform inside a home, during the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/ Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker cleans the floor after installing the idol of Durga at a platform inside a home, during the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/ Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker cleans the floor after installing the idol of Durga at a platform inside a home, during the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/ Rupak De Chowdhuri
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An artisan applies final touches to an effigy of the demon king Ravana in preparation for the upcoming Hindu festival of Dussehra in Jammu October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

An artisan applies final touches to an effigy of the demon king Ravana in preparation for the upcoming Hindu festival of Dussehra in Jammu October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

An artisan applies final touches to an effigy of the demon king Ravana in preparation for the upcoming Hindu festival of Dussehra in Jammu October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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A woman arranges earthen lamps which are used to decorate homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, to dry out in the sun at a workshop in Chandigarh, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A woman arranges earthen lamps which are used to decorate homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, to dry out in the sun at a workshop in Chandigarh, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A woman arranges earthen lamps which are used to decorate homes during the Hindu festival of Diwali, to dry out in the sun at a workshop in Chandigarh, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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A demonstrator hurls a stone at the Indian policemen during an anti-India protest in Srinagar, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A demonstrator hurls a stone at the Indian policemen during an anti-India protest in Srinagar, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A demonstrator hurls a stone at the Indian policemen during an anti-India protest in Srinagar, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Hindu priests perform prayers in front of a banana tree trunk as part of a ritual during the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Hindu priests perform prayers in front of a banana tree trunk as part of a ritual during the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Hindu priests perform prayers in front of a banana tree trunk as part of a ritual during the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A vendor sells marigold garlands, which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Durga Puja, at a wholesale flower market in Kolkata, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A vendor sells marigold garlands, which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Durga Puja, at a wholesale flower market in Kolkata, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A vendor sells marigold garlands, which are used to decorate temples and homes during the Hindu festival of Durga Puja, at a wholesale flower market in Kolkata, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Schoolgirls visit a pandal, or a temporary platform, with a giant idol of Hindu goddess Durga ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Schoolgirls visit a pandal, or a temporary platform, with a giant idol of Hindu goddess Durga ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Schoolgirls visit a pandal, or a temporary platform, with a giant idol of Hindu goddess Durga ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A policeman escorts men who they said were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of tricking American citizens into sending them money by posing as U.S. tax officials, at a court in Thane, on the outskirts of Mumbai, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A policeman escorts men who they said were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of tricking American citizens into sending them money by posing as U.S. tax officials, at a court in Thane, on the outskirts of Mumbai, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Danish...more

A policeman escorts men who they said were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of tricking American citizens into sending them money by posing as U.S. tax officials, at a court in Thane, on the outskirts of Mumbai, October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (L) shakes hands with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during a photo opportunity at Hyderabad House in New Delhi,  October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (L) shakes hands with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during a photo opportunity at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (L) shakes hands with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during a photo opportunity at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
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Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga from a workshop to load it onto a truck towards a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga from a workshop to load it onto a truck towards a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga from a workshop to load it onto a truck towards a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga through a street towards a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga through a street towards a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga through a street towards a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man fishes on the shores of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai,  October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A man fishes on the shores of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A man fishes on the shores of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Police and rescue workers look for survivors in the rubble at the site of a collapsed under construction building in Bengaluru, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Police and rescue workers look for survivors in the rubble at the site of a collapsed under construction building in Bengaluru, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Police and rescue workers look for survivors in the rubble at the site of a collapsed under construction building in Bengaluru, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga through a street to a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, India, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga through a street to a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, India, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga through a street to a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, India, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Masked demonstrators shout pro-freedom slogans in front of a burning tyre during a protest in Srinagar, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Masked demonstrators shout pro-freedom slogans in front of a burning tyre during a protest in Srinagar, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Masked demonstrators shout pro-freedom slogans in front of a burning tyre during a protest in Srinagar, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel attends a news conference after the bi-monthly monetary policy review in Mumbai, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel attends a news conference after the bi-monthly monetary policy review in Mumbai, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel attends a news conference after the bi-monthly monetary policy review in Mumbai, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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An Indian policeman fires tear gas shells towards the demonstrators during an anti-India protest in Srinagar, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian policeman fires tear gas shells towards the demonstrators during an anti-India protest in Srinagar, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian policeman fires tear gas shells towards the demonstrators during an anti-India protest in Srinagar, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A masked demonstrator hurls stones towards the Indian police during an anti-India protest in Srinagar, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A masked demonstrator hurls stones towards the Indian police during an anti-India protest in Srinagar, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A masked demonstrator hurls stones towards the Indian police during an anti-India protest in Srinagar, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Cricket - India v New Zealand - Second Test cricket match - Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India - 03/10/2016. India's captain Virat Kohli (2nd R) celebrates with his teammates after the dismissal of New Zealand's Ross Taylor. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Second Test cricket match - Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India - 03/10/2016. India's captain Virat Kohli (2nd R) celebrates with his teammates after the dismissal of New Zealand's Ross Taylor. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Second Test cricket match - Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India - 03/10/2016. India's captain Virat Kohli (2nd R) celebrates with his teammates after the dismissal of New Zealand's Ross Taylor. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Cricket - India v New Zealand - Second Test cricket match - Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India - 03/10/2016. India's Ravindra Jadeja (R) celebrates with his captain Virat Kohli after taking the wicket of New Zealand's Matt Henry. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Second Test cricket match - Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India - 03/10/2016. India's Ravindra Jadeja (R) celebrates with his captain Virat Kohli after taking the wicket of New Zealand's Matt Henry. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Cricket - India v New Zealand - Second Test cricket match - Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India - 03/10/2016. India's Ravindra Jadeja (R) celebrates with his captain Virat Kohli after taking the wicket of New Zealand's Matt Henry. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) troopers carry the coffin of their fallen colleague who was killed in a gunfight with militants at an Indian army camp at Baramulla on Sunday, during a wreath laying ceremony in Humhama, on the outskirts of Srinagar, October 3, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) troopers carry the coffin of their fallen colleague who was killed in a gunfight with militants at an Indian army camp at Baramulla on Sunday, during a wreath laying ceremony in Humhama, on the outskirts of...more

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) troopers carry the coffin of their fallen colleague who was killed in a gunfight with militants at an Indian army camp at Baramulla on Sunday, during a wreath laying ceremony in Humhama, on the outskirts of Srinagar, October 3, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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