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A Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, washes himself as a bull sits next to him on the banks of the river Ganga in Rishikesh, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, washes himself as a bull sits next to him on the banks of the river Ganga in Rishikesh, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, washes himself as a bull sits next to him on the banks of the river Ganga in Rishikesh, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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People carry the body of Zahid Ahmad Bhat, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in an encounter with Indian security forces at Gulab Bagh village in Tral, during his funeral prayers in Nawdal village in Pulwama district, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People carry the body of Zahid Ahmad Bhat, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in an encounter with Indian security forces at Gulab Bagh village in Tral, during his funeral prayers in Nawdal village in Pulwama district,...more

People carry the body of Zahid Ahmad Bhat, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in an encounter with Indian security forces at Gulab Bagh village in Tral, during his funeral prayers in Nawdal village in Pulwama district, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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People gather to take part in a protest, organised by Maharashtra state's Maratha community, to press their demands for reserved quotas in government jobs and college places for students, in Mumbai, August 9, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

People gather to take part in a protest, organised by Maharashtra state's Maratha community, to press their demands for reserved quotas in government jobs and college places for students, in Mumbai, August 9, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

People gather to take part in a protest, organised by Maharashtra state's Maratha community, to press their demands for reserved quotas in government jobs and college places for students, in Mumbai, August 9, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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The moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse in Mumbai, August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

The moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse in Mumbai, August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

The moon is seen during a partial lunar eclipse in Mumbai, August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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A girl weeps as the body of Abid Hamid Mir, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed during a gunbattle with Indian security forces at Amargarh in Baramulla district, is being taken away for his funeral prayers in Hajin in north Kashmir's Bandipora district August 5, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A girl weeps as the body of Abid Hamid Mir, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed during a gunbattle with Indian security forces at Amargarh in Baramulla district, is being taken away for his funeral prayers in Hajin in north...more

A girl weeps as the body of Abid Hamid Mir, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed during a gunbattle with Indian security forces at Amargarh in Baramulla district, is being taken away for his funeral prayers in Hajin in north Kashmir's Bandipora district August 5, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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High-tension power lines are pictured outside a Tata Power sub station in the suburbs of Mumbai, August 8, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

High-tension power lines are pictured outside a Tata Power sub station in the suburbs of Mumbai, August 8, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

High-tension power lines are pictured outside a Tata Power sub station in the suburbs of Mumbai, August 8, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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A costume vendor checks his mobile phone as he waits for customers in Rishikesh, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A costume vendor checks his mobile phone as he waits for customers in Rishikesh, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A costume vendor checks his mobile phone as he waits for customers in Rishikesh, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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A woman ties a Rakhi or a traditional Indian sacred thread on the wrist of a taxi driver to celebrate the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan, during which a sister ties one or more of the sacred threads onto her brother's wrist to ask him for her protection, in Kolkata, August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman ties a Rakhi or a traditional Indian sacred thread on the wrist of a taxi driver to celebrate the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan, during which a sister ties one or more of the sacred threads onto her brother's wrist to ask him for her...more

A woman ties a Rakhi or a traditional Indian sacred thread on the wrist of a taxi driver to celebrate the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan, during which a sister ties one or more of the sacred threads onto her brother's wrist to ask him for her protection, in Kolkata, August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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