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Kite-flying enthusiasts fly kites on the first day of the eight-day long International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Kite-flying enthusiasts fly kites on the first day of the eight-day long International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Kite-flying enthusiasts fly kites on the first day of the eight-day long International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Men walk alongside a snow-covered railway track on the outskirts of Srinagar January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Men walk alongside a snow-covered railway track on the outskirts of Srinagar January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Men walk alongside a snow-covered railway track on the outskirts of Srinagar January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the eight-day long International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the eight-day long International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the eight-day long International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Kite-flying enthusiasts fly kites on the first day of the eight-day long International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Kite-flying enthusiasts fly kites on the first day of the eight-day long International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Kite-flying enthusiasts fly kites on the first day of the eight-day long International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi, chief of "Kinnar Akhara" for transgenders, rides on a camel during a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi, chief of "Kinnar Akhara" for transgenders, rides on a camel during a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra...more

Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi, chief of "Kinnar Akhara" for transgenders, rides on a camel during a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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A woman walks past a bus featuring an advertising of the upcoming Bollywood film "The Accidental Prime Minister" in Mumbai, January, 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman walks past a bus featuring an advertising of the upcoming Bollywood film "The Accidental Prime Minister" in Mumbai, January, 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman walks past a bus featuring an advertising of the upcoming Bollywood film "The Accidental Prime Minister" in Mumbai, January, 5, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Traffic moves on a foggy evening in Mumbai, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Traffic moves on a foggy evening in Mumbai, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Traffic moves on a foggy evening in Mumbai, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A worker prepares a makeshift cottage called "Bhelaghar", which is made of bamboo and straw, as part of celebrations ahead of the Magh Bihu festival in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A worker prepares a makeshift cottage called "Bhelaghar", which is made of bamboo and straw, as part of celebrations ahead of the Magh Bihu festival in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A worker prepares a makeshift cottage called "Bhelaghar", which is made of bamboo and straw, as part of celebrations ahead of the Magh Bihu festival in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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School children attend a yoga session in Ahmedabad, January 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School children attend a yoga session in Ahmedabad, January 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

School children attend a yoga session in Ahmedabad, January 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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An IndiGo Airlines aircraft is seen shrouded in fog at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

An IndiGo Airlines aircraft is seen shrouded in fog at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

An IndiGo Airlines aircraft is seen shrouded in fog at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A worker prepares a makeshift cottage called "Bhelaghar", which is made of bamboo and straw, as part of celebrations ahead of the Magh Bihu festival in Morigaon district, in Assam, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A worker prepares a makeshift cottage called "Bhelaghar", which is made of bamboo and straw, as part of celebrations ahead of the Magh Bihu festival in Morigaon district, in Assam, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A worker prepares a makeshift cottage called "Bhelaghar", which is made of bamboo and straw, as part of celebrations ahead of the Magh Bihu festival in Morigaon district, in Assam, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Police officers detain a member of the youth wing of Congress party during a demonstration outside the police commissioner's office demanding to lodge a case against a driver of the cavalcade of the state's chief minister after it hit one of their members at a protest on Thursday against the entry of two women into the Sabarimala temple, in Kochi, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Police officers detain a member of the youth wing of Congress party during a demonstration outside the police commissioner's office demanding to lodge a case against a driver of the cavalcade of the state's chief minister after it hit one of their...more

Police officers detain a member of the youth wing of Congress party during a demonstration outside the police commissioner's office demanding to lodge a case against a driver of the cavalcade of the state's chief minister after it hit one of their members at a protest on Thursday against the entry of two women into the Sabarimala temple, in Kochi, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A band member plays music during a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A band member plays music during a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A band member plays music during a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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A Naga Sadhu or a Hindu holy man arrives to take part in a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A Naga Sadhu or a Hindu holy man arrives to take part in a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A Naga Sadhu or a Hindu holy man arrives to take part in a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, India, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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Women shout slogans as they watch the body of Shakoor Ahmad Parray, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces, before his funeral in Laribal village in south Kashmir's Pulwama district January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Women shout slogans as they watch the body of Shakoor Ahmad Parray, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces, before his funeral in Laribal village in south Kashmir's Pulwama district...more

Women shout slogans as they watch the body of Shakoor Ahmad Parray, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed in a gun battle with Indian security forces, before his funeral in Laribal village in south Kashmir's Pulwama district January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A man dismantles an abandoned ferry on a shore in Mumbai, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man dismantles an abandoned ferry on a shore in Mumbai, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man dismantles an abandoned ferry on a shore in Mumbai, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) attend a protest rally during a strike against the state government for allowing two women to defy an ancient ban and enter the Sabarimala temple, in Kochi, India, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) attend a protest rally during a strike against the state government for allowing two women to defy an ancient ban and enter...more

Supporters of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) attend a protest rally during a strike against the state government for allowing two women to defy an ancient ban and enter the Sabarimala temple, in Kochi, India, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A man walks under a bridge over the river Yamuna on a foggy winter morning in New Delhi, India, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man walks under a bridge over the river Yamuna on a foggy winter morning in New Delhi, India, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man walks under a bridge over the river Yamuna on a foggy winter morning in New Delhi, India, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman yawns as she sits outside a hospital on a cold winter morning in Srinagar January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman yawns as she sits outside a hospital on a cold winter morning in Srinagar January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman yawns as she sits outside a hospital on a cold winter morning in Srinagar January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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FILE PHOTO: A man rides his bicycle in front of the India Gate shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, December 26, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A man rides his bicycle in front of the India Gate shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, December 26, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A man rides his bicycle in front of the India Gate shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, December 26, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo
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Protesters beat an effigy of Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, with shoes during a protest against state government for allowing two women to defy an ancient ban and enter the Sabarimala temple, in New Delhi, India, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protesters beat an effigy of Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, with shoes during a protest against state government for allowing two women to defy an ancient ban and enter the Sabarimala temple, in New Delhi, India, January 3, 2019....more

Protesters beat an effigy of Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, with shoes during a protest against state government for allowing two women to defy an ancient ban and enter the Sabarimala temple, in New Delhi, India, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man walks through a paddy field during snowfall on a cold winter morning in Pattan, north of Srinagar, January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A man walks through a paddy field during snowfall on a cold winter morning in Pattan, north of Srinagar, January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A man walks through a paddy field during snowfall on a cold winter morning in Pattan, north of Srinagar, January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Schoolchildren hold balloons as they pose during celebrations to welcome the New Year at their school in Ahmedabad, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Schoolchildren hold balloons as they pose during celebrations to welcome the New Year at their school in Ahmedabad, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Schoolchildren hold balloons as they pose during celebrations to welcome the New Year at their school in Ahmedabad, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A man gets ready backstage before performing in the 35th Cochin Carnival, which is held annually to welcome the start of the New Year at Fort Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A man gets ready backstage before performing in the 35th Cochin Carnival, which is held annually to welcome the start of the New Year at Fort Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A man gets ready backstage before performing in the 35th Cochin Carnival, which is held annually to welcome the start of the New Year at Fort Kochi in the southern state of Kerala, India, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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A reveller dressed as Batman performs in the 35th Cochin Carnival, which is held annually to welcome the start of the New Year at Fort Kochi in Kerala, India, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A reveller dressed as Batman performs in the 35th Cochin Carnival, which is held annually to welcome the start of the New Year at Fort Kochi in Kerala, India, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A reveller dressed as Batman performs in the 35th Cochin Carnival, which is held annually to welcome the start of the New Year at Fort Kochi in Kerala, India, January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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People wearing masks blow horns as they celebrate the New Year's countdown event in a road in Ahmedabad, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People wearing masks blow horns as they celebrate the New Year's countdown event in a road in Ahmedabad, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People wearing masks blow horns as they celebrate the New Year's countdown event in a road in Ahmedabad, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Men walk along a street on a foggy morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Men walk along a street on a foggy morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Men walk along a street on a foggy morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Indian Navy personnel come out of a coal mine during a rescue operation in Ksan, in Meghalaya, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Indian Navy personnel come out of a coal mine during a rescue operation in Ksan, in Meghalaya, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Indian Navy personnel come out of a coal mine during a rescue operation in Ksan, in Meghalaya, India, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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