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A performer gets ready backstage before taking part in the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A performer gets ready backstage before taking part in the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, November 20,...more

A performer gets ready backstage before taking part in the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to fly kites, by a roadside in Ahmedabad, India, November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to fly kites, by a roadside in Ahmedabad, India, November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to fly kites, by a roadside in Ahmedabad, India, November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A boy covers his face with a woollen hat on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi, India, November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A boy covers his face with a woollen hat on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi, India, November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A boy covers his face with a woollen hat on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi, India, November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A runner wearing a face mask looks on as he takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A runner wearing a face mask looks on as he takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A runner wearing a face mask looks on as he takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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Members of Army Service Corps (ASC) "Tornadoes", the motorcycle display team of the Indian army, fall as they attempt to create a world record for most men on a single moving motorcycle at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru, India, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Members of Army Service Corps (ASC) "Tornadoes", the motorcycle display team of the Indian army, fall as they attempt to create a world record for most men on a single moving motorcycle at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru, India, November...more

Members of Army Service Corps (ASC) "Tornadoes", the motorcycle display team of the Indian army, fall as they attempt to create a world record for most men on a single moving motorcycle at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru, India, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out in a footwear factory at a residential area in Kolkata, November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out in a footwear factory at a residential area in Kolkata, November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out in a footwear factory at a residential area in Kolkata, November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A demonstrator drags burning tyres during a day-long strike to protest against the killing of Sudip Datta Bhowmik, a local journalist, who according to local media was shot dead by a Tripura State Rifles trooper on Tuesday, in Agartala, India November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A demonstrator drags burning tyres during a day-long strike to protest against the killing of Sudip Datta Bhowmik, a local journalist, who according to local media was shot dead by a Tripura State Rifles trooper on Tuesday, in Agartala, India...more

A demonstrator drags burning tyres during a day-long strike to protest against the killing of Sudip Datta Bhowmik, a local journalist, who according to local media was shot dead by a Tripura State Rifles trooper on Tuesday, in Agartala, India November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A girl combs her hair as she gets ready for school in New Delhi November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A girl combs her hair as she gets ready for school in New Delhi November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A girl combs her hair as she gets ready for school in New Delhi November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Shima (in red) mourns next to the body of her husband Sudip Datta Bhowmik, a local journalist, who according to local media was shot dead by a Tripura State Rifles trooper on Tuesday, in Agartala, India, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Shima (in red) mourns next to the body of her husband Sudip Datta Bhowmik, a local journalist, who according to local media was shot dead by a Tripura State Rifles trooper on Tuesday, in Agartala, India, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Shima (in red) mourns next to the body of her husband Sudip Datta Bhowmik, a local journalist, who according to local media was shot dead by a Tripura State Rifles trooper on Tuesday, in Agartala, India, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A general view of Mumbai's central financial district, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A general view of Mumbai's central financial district, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A general view of Mumbai's central financial district, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pose after lighting candles in a formation of the map of Gujarat during an election campaign ahead of the state's assembly elections in Ahmedabad, India, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pose after lighting candles in a formation of the map of Gujarat during an election campaign ahead of the state's assembly elections in Ahmedabad, India, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pose after lighting candles in a formation of the map of Gujarat during an election campaign ahead of the state's assembly elections in Ahmedabad, India, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH An unidentified man fires his pistol next to the body of Adil Rashid Chopan, a suspected militant, who according to the local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces on Monday in Seer village, during his funeral procession at Lurrow village in Kashmir's Tral town November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH An unidentified man fires his pistol next to the body of Adil Rashid Chopan, a suspected militant, who according to the local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security...more

ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH An unidentified man fires his pistol next to the body of Adil Rashid Chopan, a suspected militant, who according to the local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces on Monday in Seer village, during his funeral procession at Lurrow village in Kashmir's Tral town November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Women react as they attend the funeral procession of Adil Rashid Chopan, a suspected militant, who according to the local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces on Monday in Seer village, at Lurrow village in Kashmir's Tral town November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Women react as they attend the funeral procession of Adil Rashid Chopan, a suspected militant, who according to the local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces on Monday in Seer village, at Lurrow village in Kashmir's Tral town...more

Women react as they attend the funeral procession of Adil Rashid Chopan, a suspected militant, who according to the local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces on Monday in Seer village, at Lurrow village in Kashmir's Tral town November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A man holds a live scorpion to attract customers as he sells oil that he claims is extracted from scorpions, at a market in Kolkata, November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man holds a live scorpion to attract customers as he sells oil that he claims is extracted from scorpions, at a market in Kolkata, November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man holds a live scorpion to attract customers as he sells oil that he claims is extracted from scorpions, at a market in Kolkata, November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man reads a newspaper next to marigold garlands, which are used to decorate temples and homes, at a wholesale flower market in Kolkata, India, November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man reads a newspaper next to marigold garlands, which are used to decorate temples and homes, at a wholesale flower market in Kolkata, India, November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man reads a newspaper next to marigold garlands, which are used to decorate temples and homes, at a wholesale flower market in Kolkata, India, November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A taxi driver covers his face as a municipal worker fumigates a market to prevent the spread of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases in Kolkata, India, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A taxi driver covers his face as a municipal worker fumigates a market to prevent the spread of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases in Kolkata, India, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A taxi driver covers his face as a municipal worker fumigates a market to prevent the spread of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases in Kolkata, India, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Artists play drums and trumpets during the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, India, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Artists play drums and trumpets during the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, India, November 20, 2017....more

Artists play drums and trumpets during the annual eight-day long Vrischikolsavam festival, which features a colourful procession of decorated elephants along with drum concerts, at Sree Poornathrayeesa temple in Kochi, India, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A farmer from the southern state of Telangana holds a photograph of her husband, who, she claims, has committed suicide, during a rally organised by various farmers organisations demanding complete debt waiver and good rates for their crops, in New Delhi, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A farmer from the southern state of Telangana holds a photograph of her husband, who, she claims, has committed suicide, during a rally organised by various farmers organisations demanding complete debt waiver and good rates for their crops, in New...more

A farmer from the southern state of Telangana holds a photograph of her husband, who, she claims, has committed suicide, during a rally organised by various farmers organisations demanding complete debt waiver and good rates for their crops, in New Delhi, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Members of Rajput community chant slogans as they protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati,' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of Rajput community chant slogans as they protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati,' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of Rajput community chant slogans as they protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati,' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Members of Rajput community chant slogans as they protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of Rajput community chant slogans as they protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of Rajput community chant slogans as they protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Members of Rajput community attend a protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of Rajput community attend a protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of Rajput community attend a protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Members of Rajput community attend a protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of Rajput community attend a protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of Rajput community attend a protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Girls look at the carcass of an elephant after it was hit by a train while crossing a railway track, according to forest officials, in Thakurkuchi village on the outskirts of Guwahati, India, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Girls look at the carcass of an elephant after it was hit by a train while crossing a railway track, according to forest officials, in Thakurkuchi village on the outskirts of Guwahati, India, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Girls look at the carcass of an elephant after it was hit by a train while crossing a railway track, according to forest officials, in Thakurkuchi village on the outskirts of Guwahati, India, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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