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Jayanta Dey
Location
AGARTALA, INDIA

A police officer has weapons blessed by a Hindu priest during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in the outskirts of Agartala, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A police officer has weapons blessed by a Hindu priest during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in the outskirts of Agartala, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Jayanta Dey
Location
AGARTALA, INDIA

A police officer has weapons blessed by a Hindu priest during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in the outskirts of Agartala, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A police officer has weapons blessed by a Hindu priest during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in the outskirts of Agartala, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Photographer
Jayanta Dey
Location
AGARTALA, INDIA

A police officer has weapons blessed by a Hindu priest during the Vishwakarma Puja festival on the outskirts of Agartala, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A police officer has weapons blessed by a Hindu priest during the Vishwakarma Puja festival on the outskirts of Agartala, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Rupak De Chowdhuri
Location
KOLKATA, INDIA

A taxi driver offers prayers to his car during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in Kolkata, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A taxi driver offers prayers to his car during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in Kolkata, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Rupak De Chowdhuri
Location
KOLKATA, INDIA

A taxi driver decorates his car before offering prayers during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in Kolkata, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A taxi driver decorates his car before offering prayers during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in Kolkata, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Rupak De Chowdhuri
Location
KOLKATA, INDIA

A taxi driver offers prayers to his car during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in Kolkata, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A taxi driver offers prayers to his car during the Vishwakarma Puja festival in Kolkata, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, INDIA

People react as they see the body of Nasir Shafi, 11, who according to local residents was shot by Indian security forces during a protest on Friday evening in Theed on the outskirts of Srinagar, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People react as they see the body of Nasir Shafi, 11, who according to local residents was shot by Indian security forces during a protest on Friday evening in Theed on the outskirts of Srinagar, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, INDIA

People react as they see the body of Nasir Shafi, 11, who according to local residents was shot by Indian security forces during a protest on Friday evening in Theed on the outskirts of Srinagar, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People react as they see the body of Nasir Shafi, 11, who according to local residents was shot by Indian security forces during a protest on Friday evening in Theed on the outskirts of Srinagar, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Amit Dave
Location
AHMEDABAD, India

A man collects items thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man collects items thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Photographer
Amit Dave
Location
AHMEDABAD, India

A boy collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A boy collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Photographer
Amit Dave
Location
AHMEDABAD, India

A man collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Photographer
Himanshu Sharma
Location
AJMER, India

A dead fish lies on an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in a polluted pond a day after the immersion of idols of Ganesh, in Ajmer, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma

A dead fish lies on an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in a polluted pond a day after the immersion of idols of Ganesh, in Ajmer, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Himanshu Sharma
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Photographer
Ajay Verma
Location
CHANDIGARH, India

An artisan makes the finishing touches to an idol of Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, inside a workshop ahead of the Vishwakarma festival in Chandigarh, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

An artisan makes the finishing touches to an idol of Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, inside a workshop ahead of the Vishwakarma festival in Chandigarh, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, India

A woman looks out from a window during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman looks out from a window during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, India

Youths hurl stones towards the Indian police during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Youths hurl stones towards the Indian police during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Jitendra Prakash
Location
ALLAHABAD, INDIA

Hindu devotees gather to perform prayers on the banks of the river Ganga on the occasion of the first day of �Pitru Paksha�, a period of sixteen days when the devotees pay homage to their ancestors, in Allahabad, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Hindu devotees gather to perform prayers on the banks of the river Ganga on the occasion of the first day of �Pitru Paksha�, a period of sixteen days when the devotees pay homage to their ancestors, in Allahabad, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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Handout .
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HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA

Buddhist nuns from the Drukpa lineage pose for a picture in Himachal Pradesh during their cycle across the Himalayas to raise awareness about human trafficking of girls and women in the impoverished villages in Nepal and India, August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Live To Love International/Handout via REUTERS

Buddhist nuns from the Drukpa lineage pose for a picture in Himachal Pradesh during their cycle across the Himalayas to raise awareness about human trafficking of girls and women in the impoverished villages in Nepal and India, August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Live To Love International/Handout via REUTERS
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Handout .
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LADAKH, INDIA

Buddhist nuns from the Drukpa lineage pictured in Ladakh during their cycle across the Himalayas to raise awareness about human trafficking of girls and women in the impoverished villages in Nepal and India August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Live To Love International/Handout via REUTERS

Buddhist nuns from the Drukpa lineage pictured in Ladakh during their cycle across the Himalayas to raise awareness about human trafficking of girls and women in the impoverished villages in Nepal and India August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Live To Love International/Handout via REUTERS
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Photographer
Shailesh Andrade
Location
MUMBAI, INDIA

Devotees dance on a street as they celebrate the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees dance on a street as they celebrate the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Photographer
Shailesh Andrade
Location
MUMBAI, INDIA

Devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, through a street on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, through a street on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Photographer
Cathal McNaughton
Location
DELHI, INDIA

Devotees carrying an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, make their way to the Yamuna river to immerse the idol on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Devotees carrying an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, make their way to the Yamuna river to immerse the idol on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Photographer
Cathal McNaughton
Location
DELHI, INDIA

A young girl sells balloons by the Yamuna River on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A young girl sells balloons by the Yamuna River on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Photographer
Shailesh Andrade
Location
MUMBAI, INDIA

Devotees gather on the shores of the Arabian Sea to immerse idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festiva in Mumbai, September 15, 2016. Reuters/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees gather on the shores of the Arabian Sea to immerse idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festiva in Mumbai, September 15, 2016. Reuters/Shailesh Andrade
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Photographer
Abhishek Chinnappa
Location
BENGALURU, INDIA

Police stop a man during a curfew in Bengaluru, following violent protests after India's Supreme Court ordered Karnataka state to release water from the Cauvery river to the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Police stop a man during a curfew in Bengaluru, following violent protests after India's Supreme Court ordered Karnataka state to release water from the Cauvery river to the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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Photographer
Cathal McNaughton
Location
DELHI, India

A butcher's foot is covered in hair and blood after slaughtering a goat during Eid al-Adha in Delhi, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A butcher's foot is covered in hair and blood after slaughtering a goat during Eid al-Adha in Delhi, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, INDIA

K. Rajendra Kumar (R), the Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police and his colleagues carry the coffin containing the remains of constable Rouf Ahmad Bhat, who according to the police was injured in a gun battle with suspected militants last month and later died, in Srinagar, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

K. Rajendra Kumar (R), the Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police and his colleagues carry the coffin containing the remains of constable Rouf Ahmad Bhat, who according to the police was injured in a gun battle with suspected militants last month and later died, in Srinagar, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, INDIA

An Indian police officer and his colleagues arrange flowers on a coffin containing the remains of constable Rouf Ahmad Bhat, who according to the police was injured in a gun battle with suspected militants last month and later died, during his wreath laying ceremony in Srinagar, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian police officer and his colleagues arrange flowers on a coffin containing the remains of constable Rouf Ahmad Bhat, who according to the police was injured in a gun battle with suspected militants last month and later died, during his wreath laying ceremony in Srinagar, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Shailesh Andrade
Location
MUMBAI, India

A girl offers Eid al-Adha prayers on a street outside a railway station in Mumbai, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A girl offers Eid al-Adha prayers on a street outside a railway station in Mumbai, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, INDIA

An Indian policeman runs during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian policeman runs during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, INDIA

An Indian policeman fires a teargas shell towards demonstrators during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian policeman fires a teargas shell towards demonstrators during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Cathal McNaughton
Location
DELHI, India

Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Feroz Shah Kotla fort in Delhi, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Feroz Shah Kotla fort in Delhi, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Photographer
Cathal McNaughton
Location
DELHI, India

A boy and girl look on as Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Feroz Shah Kotla fort in Delhi, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A boy and girl look on as Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Feroz Shah Kotla fort in Delhi, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Photographer
Rupak De Chowdhuri
Location
KOLKATA, India

People offer Eid al-Adha prayers on a street outside a mosque in Kolkata, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People offer Eid al-Adha prayers on a street outside a mosque in Kolkata, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Photographer
Abhishek Chinnappa
Location
BENGALURU, India

A policeman carries a tear gas gun as he patrols a street during a curfew in Bengaluru, following violent protests after India's Supreme Court ordered Karnataka state to release water from the Cauvery river to the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A policeman carries a tear gas gun as he patrols a street during a curfew in Bengaluru, following violent protests after India's Supreme Court ordered Karnataka state to release water from the Cauvery river to the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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Photographer
Amit Dave
Location
AHMEDABAD, India

People wait to offer Eid al-Adha prayers outside a mosque in Ahmedabad, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People wait to offer Eid al-Adha prayers outside a mosque in Ahmedabad, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Photographer
Ajay Verma
Location
CHANDIGARH, India

A boy takes a picture with a mobile phone after Eid al-Adha prayers outside a mosque in Chandigarh, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A boy takes a picture with a mobile phone after Eid al-Adha prayers outside a mosque in Chandigarh, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Photographer
Amit Dave
Location
AHMEDABAD, INDIA

A boy immerses an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river during the 10-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A boy immerses an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river during the 10-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Photographer
Ricardo Moraes
Location
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil

2016 Rio Paralympics - Athletics - Men's Javelin Throw - F46 Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/09/2016. Rinku of India competes. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Paralympics - Athletics - Men's Javelin Throw - F46 Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/09/2016. Rinku of India competes. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Photographer
Ricardo Moraes
Location
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil

2016 Rio Paralympics - Athletics - Men's Javelin Throw - F46 Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/09/2016. Devendra of India competes. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Paralympics - Athletics - Men's Javelin Throw - F46 Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/09/2016. Devendra of India competes. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Photographer
Ricardo Moraes
Location
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil

2016 Rio Paralympics - Athletics - Men's Javelin Throw - F46 Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/09/2016. Gold medalist Devendra of India poses next to an information board showing his new world record in the event. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Paralympics - Athletics - Men's Javelin Throw - F46 Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/09/2016. Gold medalist Devendra of India poses next to an information board showing his new world record in the event. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Photographer
Ricardo Moraes
Location
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil

2016 Rio Paralympics - Athletics - Men's Javelin Throw - F46 Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/09/2016. Devendra of India kisses his gold medal during the victory ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

2016 Rio Paralympics - Athletics - Men's Javelin Throw - F46 Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/09/2016. Devendra of India kisses his gold medal during the victory ceremony. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Photographer
Jayanta Dey
Location
AGARTALA, India

An artist makes clay idols at a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival, in Agartala, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

An artist makes clay idols at a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival, in Agartala, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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Photographer
Ajay Verma
Location
CHANDIGARH, India

A man counts Indian rupees after selling a goat at a livestock market on the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Chandigarh, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A man counts Indian rupees after selling a goat at a livestock market on the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Chandigarh, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Photographer
Rupak De Chowdhuri
Location
KOLKATA, India

A woman gives water to a goat at her house after purchasing it at a livestock market on the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival in Kolkata, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman gives water to a goat at her house after purchasing it at a livestock market on the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival in Kolkata, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, INDIA

A man in a balaclava jumps over burning debris during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A man in a balaclava jumps over burning debris during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Abhishek Chinnappa
Location
BENGALURU, INDIA

Men ride a motorcycle past a lorry in Bengaluru, which was set on fire by protesters after India's Supreme Court ordered Karnataka state to release 12,000 cubic feet of water per second every day from the Cauvery river to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Men ride a motorcycle past a lorry in Bengaluru, which was set on fire by protesters after India's Supreme Court ordered Karnataka state to release 12,000 cubic feet of water per second every day from the Cauvery river to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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Photographer
Rupak De Chowdhuri
Location
KOLKATA, INDIA

A vendor reads a newspaper at his vegetable shop as he waits for customers in Kolkata, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A vendor reads a newspaper at his vegetable shop as he waits for customers in Kolkata, September 12, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Photographer
Shailesh Andrade
Location
MUMBAI, India

A trader selects a goat for his customer at a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Mumbai, September 10, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A trader selects a goat for his customer at a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Mumbai, September 10, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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