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A man sleeps on a girder between the two pillars of a bridge on the Sabarmati river during a hot day in Ahmedabad...A man sleeps on a girder between the two pillars of a bridge on the Sabarmati river during a hot day in Ahmedabad, India, April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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A man sleeps on a girder between the two pillars of a bridge on the Sabarmati river during a hot day in Ahmedabad, India

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Security personnel stand guard near the venue of a Congress party election rally in Guwahati, Assam, India 

Indian voters pose for a photograph with...Indian voters pose for a photograph with their identity cards as they queue to cast their ballots in the state assembly elections at a polling station in Diphu in the Karbi Anglong district some 215 kms from Guwahati

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Indian voters pose for a photograph with their identity cards as they queue to cast their ballots in the state assembly elections at a polling station in Diphu, India 

Indian rescue workers work on a partially collapsed overpass in Kolkata, India. A long section of a road overpass currently under construction collapsed, with tons of concrete and steel falling midday traffic, killing several and injuring many.

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Indian rescue workers work on a partially collapsed overpass in Kolkata, India. A long section collapsed, with tons of concrete and steel falling midday traffic, killing several and injuring many.

An Indian Christian girl watches another praying during Easter mass at a church in Gauhati, India

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An Indian Christian girl watches another praying during Easter mass at a church in Gauhati, India

The Wider Image: Street life in Kolkata...Local band members wait to board a passenger bus to reach a wedding procession venue in Kolkata, India, March 10, 2016. Some people in Kolkata earn a living by selling second-hand clothes, driving rickshaws or in the city’s food markets. Those too poor to afford a home of their own sleep where they work, helping people who moved to the city to find work to send money back home. Outside working hours residents of the city formerly called Calcutta might enjoy a game of chess or carrom, while children play soccer with friends. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri SEARCH "STREET KOLKATA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES

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Local band members wait to board a passenger bus to reach a wedding procession venue in Kolkata, India 

Hindu devotees daubed in colours sing religious songs inside a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad...Hindu devotees daubed in colours sing religious songs inside a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, March 23, 2016.

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Hindu devotees daubed in colours sing religious songs inside a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, India

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Hindu widows apply colour powder to each other during Holi celebrations at the Gopinath temple near New Delhi.

Indian villagers are covered in coloured...Indian villagers are covered in coloured powders during the Lathmar Holi festival at the Radha Rani temple in Barsana, some 130kms from New Delhi on March 16, 2016.  During the Lathmar Holi festival, the women of Barsana, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, attack the men from Nandgaon, the hometown of Hindu God Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their efforts to put color on them. / AFP PHOTO / FranÁois Xavier MARITFRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian villagers are covered in coloured powder during the Lathmar Holi festival at the Radha Rani temple in Barsana, India 

The Wider Image: Thirst for clean water...Some 650 million people, or one in 10 of the world's population, have no access to safe water, putting them at risk of infectious diseases and premature death. Dirty water and poor sanitation can cause severe diarrhoeal diseases in children, killing 900 under-five a day across the world, according to United Nations estimates. World Water Day, marked this year on March 22, highlights various concerns about the world's water resources, and in 2016 is focusing on how good access to safe water can create paid work and contribute to a greener economy.  Matching text HEALTH-WATER/      SEARCH "SAFE WATER" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  TEMPLATE OUT

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A man carries buckets filled with water on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad, India. Some 650 million people, or one in 10 of the world’s population, have no access to safe water, putting them at risk of infectious diseases and premature death 

Indian Border Security Force personnel toss their rifles to celebrate after their passing-out parade in Humhama...Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel toss their rifles to celebrate after their passing-out parade in Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar March 14, 2016. A total of 130 recruits on Monday were formally inducted into the BSF, an Indian paramilitary force mostly deployed along the borders, after completing 44 weeks of training, a BSF media release said. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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Indian Border Security Force personnel toss their rifles to celebrate after their passing-out parade in Humhama on the outskirts of Srinagar 

Indian workers prepare the pitch for the ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket tournament at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium in Dharmsala, India.

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Indian workers prepare the pitch for the ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket tournament at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium in Dharmsala, India. 

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Hindu women collect water from the Pushkar lake to pour on idols of Lord Shiva, on occasion of Mahashivratri festival in Pushkar, India 

Demonstrators from Indian Youth Congress (IYC) burn an effigy of Indian education minister Smriti Irani during a protest march near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi...Demonstrators from Indian Youth Congress (IYC) burn an effigy of Indian education minister Smriti Irani during a protest march near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi, India, March 2, 2016. Hundreds of activists gathered to protest and express solidarity for Rohith Vemula, a low-caste student of the University of Hyderabad who was found hanging at a hostel in January this year. REUTERS /Anindito Mukherjee      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS8X96

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Demonstrators from Indian Youth Congress (IYC) burn an effigy of Indian education minister Smriti Irani during a protest march near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi, India. Hundreds of activists gathered to protest and express solidarity for Rohith Vemula, a student of the University of Hyderabad who was found hanging at a hostel in January this year. 

TOPSHOT - An Indian girl (C) studies by ...TOPSHOT - An Indian girl (C) studies by candle light in a slum area without electric power in Phillaur, around 50 km from Jalandhar, on February 29, 2016. India's government will work to ensure all the country's villages have electricity within two years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, as he presented the annual budget on February 29.  AFP PHOTO / SHAMMI MEHRA / AFP / SHAMMI MEHRASHAMMI MEHRA/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indian girl studies by candle light in a slum area without electric power in Phillaur, around 50 km from Jalandhar. India’s government will work to ensure all the country’s villages have electricity within two years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, as he presented the annual budget on Monday

Indian workers carry a bag containing copies of the federal budget for the year 2016-17, that will be distributed to lawmakers at the parliament house in New Delhi, India.

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Indian workers carry a bag containing copies of the federal budget for the year 2016-17, that will be distributed to lawmakers at the parliament house in New Delhi, India.

Working at an aluminium factory in Bangladesh...epa05176380 Monir polishes a pot at an aluminium factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 23 February 2016. He earns around 80 euro per month working more than 12 hours a day. Many young workers migrated to the city for a better job and live in slums.  EPA/ABIR ABDULLAH

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Monir polishes a pot at an aluminium factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

People fill up containers with water from a tanker in New Delhi, India, as the city faces a water crisis after agitators shut a key water supply amid protests about caste-based quotas for jobs and education in Indian's northern state of Haryana.

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People fill up containers with water from a tanker in New Delhi, India, as the city faces a water crisis after agitators shut a key water supply amid protests about caste-based quotas for jobs and education in Indian’s northern state of Haryana.

Police stop activists from various Hindu right-wing groups as they try to cross a barricade during a protest against the students of JNU outside the university campus in New Delhi

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Police stop activists from various Hindu right-wing groups as they try to cross a barricade during a protest against the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) outside the university campus in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday.

A hot air balloon flies against the sun rise during Lucknow balloon festival in Lucknow, India

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A hot air balloon flies against the sunrise during Lucknow balloon festival in Lucknow, India