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A man feeds seagulls as he stands on the banks of Yamuna river, on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India October 24, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man feeds seagulls as he stands on the banks of Yamuna river, on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India October 24, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man feeds seagulls as he stands on the banks of Yamuna river, on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India October 24, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A healthcare worker takes swab from a man for a rapid antigen test in a market area, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Ahmedabad, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A healthcare worker takes swab from a man for a rapid antigen test in a market area, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Ahmedabad, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A healthcare worker takes swab from a man for a rapid antigen test in a market area, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Ahmedabad, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Sarayna Biswas, 6, wearing a face mask and dressed as Kumari wearing gold, takes part in a ritual during the Durga Puja festival celebrations at a pandal, or a temporary platform, amidst the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, October 24, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Sarayna Biswas, 6, wearing a face mask and dressed as Kumari wearing gold, takes part in a ritual during the Durga Puja festival celebrations at a pandal, or a temporary platform, amidst the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata,...more

Sarayna Biswas, 6, wearing a face mask and dressed as Kumari wearing gold, takes part in a ritual during the Durga Puja festival celebrations at a pandal, or a temporary platform, amidst the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, October 24, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Hindu devotees take a selfie in front of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga before prayer at a cordoned off "pandal" or temporary platform, on the first day of Durga Puja festival, amidst the spread of COVID-19 in Kolkata, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ranita Roy

Hindu devotees take a selfie in front of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga before prayer at a cordoned off "pandal" or temporary platform, on the first day of Durga Puja festival, amidst the spread of COVID-19 in Kolkata, India, October 22, 2020....more

Hindu devotees take a selfie in front of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga before prayer at a cordoned off "pandal" or temporary platform, on the first day of Durga Puja festival, amidst the spread of COVID-19 in Kolkata, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ranita Roy
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Ragpickers collect recyclables from a dump yard on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 23, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Ragpickers collect recyclables from a dump yard on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 23, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Ragpickers collect recyclables from a dump yard on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 23, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Hindu devotees wearing personal protective equipment perform Dandiya, a traditional dance, in front of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga at a "pandal" or a temporary platform, on the first day of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu devotees wearing personal protective equipment perform Dandiya, a traditional dance, in front of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga at a "pandal" or a temporary platform, on the first day of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India, October 22, 2020....more

Hindu devotees wearing personal protective equipment perform Dandiya, a traditional dance, in front of an idol of Hindu goddess Durga at a "pandal" or a temporary platform, on the first day of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A firefighter sanitises the premises of a closed "pandal" or temporary platform, on the first day of Durga Puja festival, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Kolkata, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ranita Roy

A firefighter sanitises the premises of a closed "pandal" or temporary platform, on the first day of Durga Puja festival, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Kolkata, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ranita Roy

A firefighter sanitises the premises of a closed "pandal" or temporary platform, on the first day of Durga Puja festival, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Kolkata, India, October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ranita Roy
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Workers stitch garments at a factory of an apparel shop in Jaipur, India, October 20, 2020. Picture taken October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Workers stitch garments at a factory of an apparel shop in Jaipur, India, October 20, 2020. Picture taken October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Workers stitch garments at a factory of an apparel shop in Jaipur, India, October 20, 2020. Picture taken October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A cutout of the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity Lakshmi is seen at an entrance of an electronics and appliances shop in Jaipur, India, October 20, 2020. Picture taken October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A cutout of the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity Lakshmi is seen at an entrance of an electronics and appliances shop in Jaipur, India, October 20, 2020. Picture taken October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A cutout of the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity Lakshmi is seen at an entrance of an electronics and appliances shop in Jaipur, India, October 20, 2020. Picture taken October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Women wearing protective face mask commute in a suburban train after authorities resumed the train services for women passengers during non-peak hours, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Mumbai, India, October 21, 2020. REUTERS/Niharika Kulkarni

Women wearing protective face mask commute in a suburban train after authorities resumed the train services for women passengers during non-peak hours, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Mumbai, India, October 21, 2020....more

Women wearing protective face mask commute in a suburban train after authorities resumed the train services for women passengers during non-peak hours, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Mumbai, India, October 21, 2020. REUTERS/Niharika Kulkarni
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Contractual government employees are detained by police during a protest demanding regularization of their jobs and release of their pending wages, in Srinagar October 21, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Contractual government employees are detained by police during a protest demanding regularization of their jobs and release of their pending wages, in Srinagar October 21, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Contractual government employees are detained by police during a protest demanding regularization of their jobs and release of their pending wages, in Srinagar October 21, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A man exercises at a promenade on a smoggy day in Mumbai, India, October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man exercises at a promenade on a smoggy day in Mumbai, India, October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man exercises at a promenade on a smoggy day in Mumbai, India, October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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People are seen at a market amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the old quarters of Delhi, October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People are seen at a market amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the old quarters of Delhi, October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People are seen at a market amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the old quarters of Delhi, October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A metro train moves past slums and buildings after the restart of its operations, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai, India October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A metro train moves past slums and buildings after the restart of its operations, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai, India October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A metro train moves past slums and buildings after the restart of its operations, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai, India October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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