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<p>Visitors pose in front of the art installation "Replacement" by Bangladeshi artist Mahbubur Rahman during the India Art Fair in New Delhi February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal</p>

Visitors pose in front of the art installation "Replacement" by Bangladeshi artist Mahbubur Rahman during the India Art Fair in New Delhi February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

Visitors pose in front of the art installation "Replacement" by Bangladeshi artist Mahbubur Rahman during the India Art Fair in New Delhi February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

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<p>Jeev Milkha Singh of India watches his shot from the second tee during the fourth and final round of the Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club, February 3, 2013. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh</p>

Jeev Milkha Singh of India watches his shot from the second tee during the fourth and final round of the Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club, February 3, 2013. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

Jeev Milkha Singh of India watches his shot from the second tee during the fourth and final round of the Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club, February 3, 2013. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

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<p>Vendors selling drinks stand beside vehicles near the India Gate war memorial on a smoggy day in New Delhi February 1, 2013. The levels of PM10, a pollutant which sticks to lungs and can cause diseases, was at a level of 398 micro-grams per cubic meter on Friday in Delhi, according to the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research. These levels are above the acceptable limits and the air condition was described by the institute as "very poor". REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Vendors selling drinks stand beside vehicles near the India Gate war memorial on a smoggy day in New Delhi February 1, 2013. The levels of PM10, a pollutant which sticks to lungs and can cause diseases, was at a level of 398 micro-grams per cubic...more

Vendors selling drinks stand beside vehicles near the India Gate war memorial on a smoggy day in New Delhi February 1, 2013. The levels of PM10, a pollutant which sticks to lungs and can cause diseases, was at a level of 398 micro-grams per cubic meter on Friday in Delhi, according to the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research. These levels are above the acceptable limits and the air condition was described by the institute as "very poor". REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>The Indian Defence Ministry (L) and Home Ministry are illuminated during the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

The Indian Defence Ministry (L) and Home Ministry are illuminated during the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

The Indian Defence Ministry (L) and Home Ministry are illuminated during the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Kashmiri Muslims raise their arms upon seeing a relic of Prophet Mohammad being displayed to devotees during the Friday following festival of Eid-e-Milad at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

Kashmiri Muslims raise their arms upon seeing a relic of Prophet Mohammad being displayed to devotees during the Friday following festival of Eid-e-Milad at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri Muslims raise their arms upon seeing a relic of Prophet Mohammad being displayed to devotees during the Friday following festival of Eid-e-Milad at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>Mahadev Bharti (R), 56, a Sadhu or a Hindu holy man who claims to stand at 18-inch (46 cm), speaks with a fellow Sadhu inside a tent on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 28, 2013.  REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash</p>

Mahadev Bharti (R), 56, a Sadhu or a Hindu holy man who claims to stand at 18-inch (46 cm), speaks with a fellow Sadhu inside a tent on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Mahadev Bharti (R), 56, a Sadhu or a Hindu holy man who claims to stand at 18-inch (46 cm), speaks with a fellow Sadhu inside a tent on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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<p>Mahadev Bharti, 56, a Sadhu or a Hindu holy man who claims to stand at 18-inch (46 cm), smokes inside a tent on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash</p>

Mahadev Bharti, 56, a Sadhu or a Hindu holy man who claims to stand at 18-inch (46 cm), smokes inside a tent on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Mahadev Bharti, 56, a Sadhu or a Hindu holy man who claims to stand at 18-inch (46 cm), smokes inside a tent on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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<p>Demonstrators gather outside Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport to protest against a visit by British author Salman Rushdie in Kolkata January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Demonstrators gather outside Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport to protest against a visit by British author Salman Rushdie in Kolkata January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Demonstrators gather outside Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport to protest against a visit by British author Salman Rushdie in Kolkata January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Labourers work at the construction site of a metro station in Mumbai January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Labourers work at the construction site of a metro station in Mumbai January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Labourers work at the construction site of a metro station in Mumbai January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>An Air India passenger plane takes off from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

An Air India passenger plane takes off from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An Air India passenger plane takes off from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A worker carries surveying equipment at a road construction site on the outskirts of Jammu January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

A worker carries surveying equipment at a road construction site on the outskirts of Jammu January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A worker carries surveying equipment at a road construction site on the outskirts of Jammu January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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<p>Newly initiated Naga Sadhus or Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara attend Dikasha, a ritual on the banks of the river Ganges, Allahabad January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash</p>

Newly initiated Naga Sadhus or Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara attend Dikasha, a ritual on the banks of the river Ganges, Allahabad January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Newly initiated Naga Sadhus or Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara attend Dikasha, a ritual on the banks of the river Ganges, Allahabad January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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<p>Monks watch a film during campaign themed "Global Solidarity with Tibet" in New Delhi January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Monks watch a film during campaign themed "Global Solidarity with Tibet" in New Delhi January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Monks watch a film during campaign themed "Global Solidarity with Tibet" in New Delhi January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Actor and film-maker Kamal Haasan speaks with the media at his office premises in Chennai January 30, 2013.  REUTERS/Babu</p>

Actor and film-maker Kamal Haasan speaks with the media at his office premises in Chennai January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Babu

Actor and film-maker Kamal Haasan speaks with the media at his office premises in Chennai January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Babu

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<p>A police officer stands in front of a jewellery billboard along a roadside in Chennai January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Babu</p>

A police officer stands in front of a jewellery billboard along a roadside in Chennai January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Babu

A police officer stands in front of a jewellery billboard along a roadside in Chennai January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Babu

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<p>A worker throws a broken iron chair into a furnace for recycling at an iron and steel factory on the outskirts of Jammu February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

A worker throws a broken iron chair into a furnace for recycling at an iron and steel factory on the outskirts of Jammu February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A worker throws a broken iron chair into a furnace for recycling at an iron and steel factory on the outskirts of Jammu February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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<p>Police gesture towards demonstrators as they call of calm during a protest against the local authorities in Sidhra, on the outskirts of Jammu January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

Police gesture towards demonstrators as they call of calm during a protest against the local authorities in Sidhra, on the outskirts of Jammu January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Police gesture towards demonstrators as they call of calm during a protest against the local authorities in Sidhra, on the outskirts of Jammu January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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<p>School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi assemble to mark his anniversary in  Chennai January 30, 2013.  REUTERS/Babu</p>

School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi assemble to mark his anniversary in Chennai January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Babu

School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi assemble to mark his anniversary in Chennai January 30, 2013. REUTERS/Babu

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<p>A vendor selling snacks waits for customers on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash</p>

A vendor selling snacks waits for customers on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A vendor selling snacks waits for customers on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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<p>Fishermen push their fishing boat out to the Arabian Sea on a beach in Kochi January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Sivaram V</p>

Fishermen push their fishing boat out to the Arabian Sea on a beach in Kochi January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Fishermen push their fishing boat out to the Arabian Sea on a beach in Kochi January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Sivaram V

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<p>Aspiring models line-up to present themselves on a runway during auditions for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week summer/resort 2013 in Mumbai January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Aspiring models line-up to present themselves on a runway during auditions for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week summer/resort 2013 in Mumbai January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Aspiring models line-up to present themselves on a runway during auditions for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week summer/resort 2013 in Mumbai January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A worker uses a hammer to remove dry cement paste from a dumper at a construction site of a residential building in Kolkata January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri</p>

A worker uses a hammer to remove dry cement paste from a dumper at a construction site of a residential building in Kolkata January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A worker uses a hammer to remove dry cement paste from a dumper at a construction site of a residential building in Kolkata January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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<p>A camel grabs the neck of its owner on his command while performing during the International Camel Festival in Bikaner city in Rajasthan January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A camel grabs the neck of its owner on his command while performing during the International Camel Festival in Bikaner city in Rajasthan January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A camel grabs the neck of its owner on his command while performing during the International Camel Festival in Bikaner city in Rajasthan January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Police detain a pro-Telangana supporter during a protest in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad January 28, 2013.  REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder</p>

Police detain a pro-Telangana supporter during a protest in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

Police detain a pro-Telangana supporter during a protest in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

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<p>A man waits to serve customers by candle light in a country liquor bar with no electricity supply along the Nashik-Mumbai highway, about 150 km (93 miles) northwest of Mumbai, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

A man waits to serve customers by candle light in a country liquor bar with no electricity supply along the Nashik-Mumbai highway, about 150 km (93 miles) northwest of Mumbai, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A man waits to serve customers by candle light in a country liquor bar with no electricity supply along the Nashik-Mumbai highway, about 150 km (93 miles) northwest of Mumbai, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A bottling plant worker checks bottles of Black Power whisky for impurities at a Tilaknagar Industries distillery and bottling unit in Srirampur, about 300 km (186 miles) northwest of Mumbai, January 28, 2013.  REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

A bottling plant worker checks bottles of Black Power whisky for impurities at a Tilaknagar Industries distillery and bottling unit in Srirampur, about 300 km (186 miles) northwest of Mumbai, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A bottling plant worker checks bottles of Black Power whisky for impurities at a Tilaknagar Industries distillery and bottling unit in Srirampur, about 300 km (186 miles) northwest of Mumbai, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>James Hogan (L), chief executive of Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways, Ahmad Ali-al-Sayegh (2nd L), a board member of Etihad Airways, India's Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh (C) and Naresh Goyal (R), Chairman of Jet Airways, pose after their meeting in New Delhi January 31, 2013. India's second biggest carrier Jet Airways expects to finalise a stake sale deal with Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways in a week or so, an executive at the airline, who declined to be named, said on Thursday. Singh said earlier on Thursday, after meeting the top executives of the two airlines, that Etihad was in talks with Jet for a potential investment in the carrier. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal</p>

James Hogan (L), chief executive of Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways, Ahmad Ali-al-Sayegh (2nd L), a board member of Etihad Airways, India's Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh (C) and Naresh Goyal (R), Chairman of Jet Airways, pose after their meeting in...more

James Hogan (L), chief executive of Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways, Ahmad Ali-al-Sayegh (2nd L), a board member of Etihad Airways, India's Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh (C) and Naresh Goyal (R), Chairman of Jet Airways, pose after their meeting in New Delhi January 31, 2013. India's second biggest carrier Jet Airways expects to finalise a stake sale deal with Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways in a week or so, an executive at the airline, who declined to be named, said on Thursday. Singh said earlier on Thursday, after meeting the top executives of the two airlines, that Etihad was in talks with Jet for a potential investment in the carrier. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

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<p>Indian army solders perform a stunt on a motorcycle during a military display in Kolkata February 2, 2013. The two-day long event, including the showcase of army equipment, was held to increase interest among youths and to encourage them to join the Indian Army, an army official said. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri</p>

Indian army solders perform a stunt on a motorcycle during a military display in Kolkata February 2, 2013. The two-day long event, including the showcase of army equipment, was held to increase interest among youths and to encourage them to join the...more

Indian army solders perform a stunt on a motorcycle during a military display in Kolkata February 2, 2013. The two-day long event, including the showcase of army equipment, was held to increase interest among youths and to encourage them to join the Indian Army, an army official said. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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<p>Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speaks during the "Delhi Sustainable Development Summit" (DSDS),  organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), in New Delhi January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speaks during the "Delhi Sustainable Development Summit" (DSDS), organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), in New Delhi January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speaks during the "Delhi Sustainable Development Summit" (DSDS), organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), in New Delhi January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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