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A masked Kashmiri protester stands in front of a burning tyre during a protest near the site of a gun battle between Indian security forces and suspected militants in Srinagar October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A masked Kashmiri protester stands in front of a burning tyre during a protest near the site of a gun battle between Indian security forces and suspected militants in Srinagar October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A masked Kashmiri protester stands in front of a burning tyre during a protest near the site of a gun battle between Indian security forces and suspected militants in Srinagar October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A shopkeeper waits for customers at his firecracker shop in the old quarters of Delhi, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A shopkeeper waits for customers at his firecracker shop in the old quarters of Delhi, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A shopkeeper waits for customers at his firecracker shop in the old quarters of Delhi, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Labourers work at the under construction site of the "Statue of Unity" portraying Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of India, during a media tour in Kavadia, in Gujarat, India, October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Labourers work at the under construction site of the "Statue of Unity" portraying Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of India, during a media tour in Kavadia, in Gujarat, India, October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Labourers work at the under construction site of the "Statue of Unity" portraying Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of India, during a media tour in Kavadia, in Gujarat, India, October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Policemen escort members of the Hindu groups to Pampa base camp, to prevent them from clashing with women of menstrual age entering Sabarimala temple for the first time in centuries, in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala, India, October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Policemen escort members of the Hindu groups to Pampa base camp, to prevent them from clashing with women of menstrual age entering Sabarimala temple for the first time in centuries, in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala, India, October 18, 2018....more

Policemen escort members of the Hindu groups to Pampa base camp, to prevent them from clashing with women of menstrual age entering Sabarimala temple for the first time in centuries, in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala, India, October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A girl cries as she watches the body of Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gunbattle with Indian security forces, during his funeral procession in Srinagar October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A girl cries as she watches the body of Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gunbattle with Indian security forces, during his funeral procession in Srinagar October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A girl cries as she watches the body of Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gunbattle with Indian security forces, during his funeral procession in Srinagar October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Hindu devotees hold earthen lamps and torches to perform prayers called "Aarti" during the celebrations to mark the Navratri festival, in which devotees worship Hindu goddess Durga, at Surat in the western state of Gujarat, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu devotees hold earthen lamps and torches to perform prayers called "Aarti" during the celebrations to mark the Navratri festival, in which devotees worship Hindu goddess Durga, at Surat in the western state of Gujarat, India, October 17, 2018....more

Hindu devotees hold earthen lamps and torches to perform prayers called "Aarti" during the celebrations to mark the Navratri festival, in which devotees worship Hindu goddess Durga, at Surat in the western state of Gujarat, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People watch the body of Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gunbattle with Indian security forces, from a residential house during his funeral procession in Srinagar October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People watch the body of Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gunbattle with Indian security forces, from a residential house during his funeral procession in Srinagar October 17, 2018....more

People watch the body of Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gunbattle with Indian security forces, from a residential house during his funeral procession in Srinagar October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Hindu devotees wait in queues inside the premises of the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Hindu devotees wait in queues inside the premises of the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Hindu devotees wait in queues inside the premises of the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A young girl dressed as a Kumari reacts as a woman puts a nose ring on her, before she is worshipped by Hindu devotees as a part of a ritual during the Durga Puja festival celebrations in Kolkata, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A young girl dressed as a Kumari reacts as a woman puts a nose ring on her, before she is worshipped by Hindu devotees as a part of a ritual during the Durga Puja festival celebrations in Kolkata, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A young girl dressed as a Kumari reacts as a woman puts a nose ring on her, before she is worshipped by Hindu devotees as a part of a ritual during the Durga Puja festival celebrations in Kolkata, India, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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An artist dressed as demon king Ravana gets ready backstage before performing Ramlila, a re-enactment of the life of Hindu Lord Rama, during Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra festival celebrations in Mumbai, India, October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

An artist dressed as demon king Ravana gets ready backstage before performing Ramlila, a re-enactment of the life of Hindu Lord Rama, during Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra festival celebrations in Mumbai, India, October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

An artist dressed as demon king Ravana gets ready backstage before performing Ramlila, a re-enactment of the life of Hindu Lord Rama, during Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra festival celebrations in Mumbai, India, October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Hindu devotees stop a car to check if any women of menstruating age are headed towards the Sabarimala temple, at Nilakkal Base camp in Pathanamthitta district in the southern state of Kerala, India, October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Hindu devotees stop a car to check if any women of menstruating age are headed towards the Sabarimala temple, at Nilakkal Base camp in Pathanamthitta district in the southern state of Kerala, India, October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Hindu devotees stop a car to check if any women of menstruating age are headed towards the Sabarimala temple, at Nilakkal Base camp in Pathanamthitta district in the southern state of Kerala, India, October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A man walks in between effigies of the demon king Ravana kept on display for sale for the upcoming Hindu festival of Dussehra, in New Delhi, India, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man walks in between effigies of the demon king Ravana kept on display for sale for the upcoming Hindu festival of Dussehra, in New Delhi, India, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man walks in between effigies of the demon king Ravana kept on display for sale for the upcoming Hindu festival of Dussehra, in New Delhi, India, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Residential buildings are visible behind the stubble burning smoke at a rice field in Zirakpur in Punjab, India, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Residential buildings are visible behind the stubble burning smoke at a rice field in Zirakpur in Punjab, India, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Residential buildings are visible behind the stubble burning smoke at a rice field in Zirakpur in Punjab, India, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Supporters of India's main opposition Congress party scuffle with police during a protest demanding the resignation of India's Minister of State for External Affairs Mobashar Jawed Akbar in New Delhi, India, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of India's main opposition Congress party scuffle with police during a protest demanding the resignation of India's Minister of State for External Affairs Mobashar Jawed Akbar in New Delhi, India, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of India's main opposition Congress party scuffle with police during a protest demanding the resignation of India's Minister of State for External Affairs Mobashar Jawed Akbar in New Delhi, India, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman is consoled as she mourns the death of a relative after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks on Friday, outside a hospital in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman is consoled as she mourns the death of a relative after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks on Friday, outside a hospital in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman is consoled as she mourns the death of a relative after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks on Friday, outside a hospital in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People and policemen surround the bodies victims lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, India, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

People and policemen surround the bodies victims lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, India, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

People and policemen surround the bodies victims lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, India, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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An artist dressed as demon King Ravana reacts as he participates in Vijaya Dashmi, or Dussehra festival celebrations in Chandigarh, India October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

An artist dressed as demon King Ravana reacts as he participates in Vijaya Dashmi, or Dussehra festival celebrations in Chandigarh, India October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

An artist dressed as demon King Ravana reacts as he participates in Vijaya Dashmi, or Dussehra festival celebrations in Chandigarh, India October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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A devotee immerses an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga into the Ganges river on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee immerses an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga into the Ganges river on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee immerses an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga into the Ganges river on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A boy carries the head of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga after its immersion into the waters of the river Howrah on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, India, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A boy carries the head of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga after its immersion into the waters of the river Howrah on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, India, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A boy carries the head of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga after its immersion into the waters of the river Howrah on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Agartala, India, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a mace during Vijaya Dashmi, or Dussehra, festival celebrations in the old quarter of Delhi, India, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a mace during Vijaya Dashmi, or Dussehra, festival celebrations in the old quarter of Delhi, India, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a mace during Vijaya Dashmi, or Dussehra, festival celebrations in the old quarter of Delhi, India, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A runner wearing a face mask for protection from air pollution takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, October 21, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A runner wearing a face mask for protection from air pollution takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, October 21, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A runner wearing a face mask for protection from air pollution takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, October 21, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman cries next to the burning pyre of a family member who died after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks on Friday, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman cries next to the burning pyre of a family member who died after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks on Friday, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan...more

A woman cries next to the burning pyre of a family member who died after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks on Friday, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Relatives stand next to the burning pyres of their family member who died after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks on Friday, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Relatives stand next to the burning pyres of their family member who died after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks on Friday, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018....more

Relatives stand next to the burning pyres of their family member who died after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks on Friday, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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