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<p>Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. India celebrated its 64th Republic Day on Saturday. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. India celebrated its 64th Republic Day on Saturday. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. India celebrated its 64th Republic Day on Saturday. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Police women stand at attention during India's Republic Day celebrations in Srinagar January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

Police women stand at attention during India's Republic Day celebrations in Srinagar January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Police women stand at attention during India's Republic Day celebrations in Srinagar January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>A woman carries her child as she waits in a queue to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

A woman carries her child as she waits in a queue to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A woman carries her child as she waits in a queue to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Indian Army soldiers perform a daredevil stunt during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Indian Army soldiers perform a daredevil stunt during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Indian Army soldiers perform a daredevil stunt during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>A man argues with a policeman over the queue where people stand to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

A man argues with a policeman over the queue where people stand to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A man argues with a policeman over the queue where people stand to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>People stand in a queue to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

People stand in a queue to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People stand in a queue to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>People arrive to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

People arrive to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People arrive to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>People stand in a queue as they wait to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

People stand in a queue as they wait to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People stand in a queue as they wait to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Military Police personnel sit as they wait to take part in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Military Police personnel sit as they wait to take part in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Military Police personnel sit as they wait to take part in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>A Military Police personnel wearing a ceremonial dress waits to take part in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

A Military Police personnel wearing a ceremonial dress waits to take part in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A Military Police personnel wearing a ceremonial dress waits to take part in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>People watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

People watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Performers in traditional costumes dance during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Performers in traditional costumes dance during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Performers in traditional costumes dance during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Indian Air Force's Russian-made Sukhoi-30 aircrafts fly past during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Indian Air Force's Russian-made Sukhoi-30 aircrafts fly past during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Indian Air Force's Russian-made Sukhoi-30 aircrafts fly past during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in Kolkata January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri</p>

Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in Kolkata January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in Kolkata January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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<p>Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and India's President Pranab Mukherjee (C) leave after attending the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. King Wangchuck was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and India's President Pranab Mukherjee (C) leave after attending the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. King Wangchuck was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations. REUTERS/B...more

Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and India's President Pranab Mukherjee (C) leave after attending the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. King Wangchuck was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing blue turban) upon his arrival before the start of the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. President Pranab Mukherjee (bottom 3rd L) is seen shaking hands with Defence Minister AK Antony. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing blue turban) upon his arrival before the start of the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. President Pranab Mukherjee (bottom...more

Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing blue turban) upon his arrival before the start of the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. President Pranab Mukherjee (bottom 3rd L) is seen shaking hands with Defence Minister AK Antony. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>A surface-to-surface Agni V missile is displayed during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

A surface-to-surface Agni V missile is displayed during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur

A surface-to-surface Agni V missile is displayed during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Army's BrahMos missile launchers are driven for display during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Army's BrahMos missile launchers are driven for display during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur

Army's BrahMos missile launchers are driven for display during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Army's MBT Arjun MK-I tanks are driven for display during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Army's MBT Arjun MK-I tanks are driven for display during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur

Army's MBT Arjun MK-I tanks are driven for display during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur

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