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An Indian Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) during dense fog at the Golden Temple in Amritsar

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An Indian Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) during dense fog at the Golden Temple in Amritsar

People look at the devastation caused by fire that broke out at slums in Kadivali area of Mumbai, India. Hundreds of homes were reportedly destroyed as fire tenders laboured to reach the source in the heavily congested area.

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People look at the devastation caused by a fire that broke out at slums in Kadivali area of Mumbai, India. Hundreds of homes were reportedly destroyed as fire tenders laboured to reach the source in the heavily congested area.

Flood affected people receive food packets being distributed by navy personnel in Chennai, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Friday, Dec. 4, 2015. The relentless rains that lashed the state for three days eased Friday, but the misery of tens of thousands of people was far from over, with large parts of the main city still underwater along with the region's biggest airport.

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Flood affected people receive food packets being distributed by navy personnel in Chennai, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Friday

Aeronautical Engineers of the Air Force Technical College (AFTC) of the Indian Air Force take part in a passing out parade in Bangalore on December 4, 2015.   The Parade marks the culmination of 74 weeks of training in Aeronautical Engineering, Military Leadership, Managerial Skills and Ethos of an air warrior. The passing out batch comprised 136 officers, including 37 women and 11 international officers. AFP PHOTO/Manjunath KIRANMANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Aeronautical Engineers of the Air Force Technical College (AFTC) of the Indian Air Force take part in a passing out parade in Bangalore, India

Indian children dressed as the country's founding father Mahatma Gandhi line up for a function in Mumbai on Thursday. Some 1000 children participated in the event promoting the Gandhian ideology to spread the message of simple living, reduce consumption and waste as a mark of respect to Gandhi, famed as the torchbearer of India's fight against British rule

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Indian children dressed as the country’s founding father Mahatma Gandhi line up for a function in Mumbai on Thursday

Navy Day celebration in Mumbai

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An Indian Navy band performs during a rehearsal for Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday. The Indian Navy celebrates Navy Day on December 4, to commemorate the Indian Navy attack on Karachi harbour during the Indo-Pakistan war in 1971.

Indian security personnel detain activist

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Indian security personnel detain activists of the Indian Youth Congress who were shouting slogans against the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government during a protest against intolerence in New Delhi on Monday

Pakistan-Military-Camels

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Band Major of Pakistan Desert Rangers, Muhammad Iqbal (C) conducts his team members before they mount on camels for a march in Moj Garh, some 100 kilometres east of Bahawalpur in Punjab Province.

India Kashmir Weather

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A Kashmiri man walks during a foggy morning in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on Wednesday. Foggy weather in Kashmir valley affected surface and air traffic causing flight cancellations to and from Srinagar International Airport, stranding hundreds of passengers.

Kashmiri villagers mourn at a funeral procession for suspected rebels in the village of Bijbehara, in Anantnag district south of Srinagar, on Tuesday. Three suspected rebels were killed on Sunday, during an encounter with security forces in southern Kashmir

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Kashmiri villagers mourn at a funeral procession for suspected rebels in the village of Bijbehara, in Anantnag district south of Srinagar, on Tuesday. Three suspected rebels were killed on Sunday, during an encounter with security forces in southern Kashmir

A group of men ride a tricycle across a muddy road in Beijing on Monday

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A group of men ride a tricycle across a muddy road in Beijing on Monday

Indian Sikh pilgrims wave from a train b...Indian Sikh pilgrims wave from a train bound for Pakistan at the Attari International Railway Station, about 35 kms from Amritsar on November 20, 2015. Thousands of Sikh pilgrims are travelling to Nankana Sahib in Pakistan to celebrate the 546th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev which falls on November 25.   AFP PHOTO/ NARINDER NANUNARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian Sikh pilgrims on a train from Attari International Railway Station bound for Pakistan. Thousands of Sikh pilgrims are travelling to Pakistan to celebrate the 546th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev 

A woman bathes her child after worshipping the sun god Surya in the polluted waters of Yamuna river during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in New Delhi...A woman bathes her child after worshipping the sun god Surya in the polluted waters of Yamuna river during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in New Delhi, India, November 18, 2015. Hindu women fast for the whole day for the betterment of their families and the society during the festival. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee  TEMPLATE OUT

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A woman bathes her child after worshipping the sun god Surya in the polluted waters of Yamuna river during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in New Delhi, India

Indian Hindu devotees offer prayers during the 'Chhat Puja' on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati on November 17, 2015. Devotees pay obeisance to both the rising and the setting sun during the Chhath Festival, expressing thanks and seeking the blessings of the forces of nature, mainly the sun and rivers.

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Indian Hindu devotees offer prayers during the ‘Chhat Puja’ on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati on Tuesday. Devotees pay obeisance to both the rising and the setting sun during the Chhath Festival, expressing thanks and seeking the blessings of the forces of nature, mainly the sun and rivers

Indian potter Chelimila Veera Swamy makes earthen pots or 'diyas' ahead of the forthcoming Diwali festival on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India.

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Indian potter Chelimila Veera Swamy makes earthen pots or ‘diyas’ ahead of the forthcoming Diwali festival on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India.

An Indian actor dressed as Rama, the main character of the Hindu epic Ramayana, prepares to perform at a theatre in Bangalore, India, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. The performance was self-funded by a group of artists who do other jobs for a living. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

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An Indian actor dressed as Rama, the main character of the Hindu epic Ramayana, prepares to perform at a theatre in Bangalore, India 

Indian schoolchildren holds masks with t...Indian schoolchildren holds masks with the face of Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates to mark his 60th birthday, at a school in Chennai on October 28, 2015. AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian schoolchildren holds masks with the face of Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates to mark his 60th birthday, at a school in Chennai

An Indian boy throws domestic garbage into the already polluted Yamuna river in New Delhi on October 23, 2015. Considered one of the holiest rivers in India, the Yamuna River has been dying a slow death from pollution for decades despite the investment of millions of dollars to preserve its ecosystem. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) which monitors the water quality of the Yamuna in Delhi, seventy percent of the pollution in the river is from untreated sewage while the remaining thirty percent is from industrial sources, agricultural run-off and domestic garbage

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An Indian boy throws domestic garbage into the already polluted Yamuna river in New Delhi on Friday. Considered one of the holiest rivers in India, the Yamuna River has been dying a slow death from pollution for decades despite the investment of millions of dollars to preserve its ecosystem

An Indian priest performs rituals during...An Indian priest performs rituals during the Hindu festival Durga Puja in Allahabad on October 20, 2015. The five-day Durga Puja festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king Mahishasur by goddess Durga, marking the triumph of good over evil. AFP PHOTO/SANJAY KANOJIASanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indian priest performs rituals during the Hindu festival Durga Puja in Allahabad, India

An artist peeps out as he waits backstage to take part in the Ramlila performance, a re-enactment of the life of Hindu Lord Rama, ahead of Dussehra in Ahmedabad...An artist peeps out from behind a curtain as he waits backstage to take part in the Ramlila performance, a re-enactment of the life of Hindu Lord Rama, ahead of Dussehra in Ahmedabad, India, October 19, 2015. Effigies of the 10-headed demon king "Ravana" are burnt on Dussehra, the Hindu festival that commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over the Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. Dussehra is celebrated on October 22.  Picture taken October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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An artist peeps out from behind a curtain as he waits backstage to take part in the Ramlila performance, a re-enactment of the life of Hindu Lord Rama, ahead of Dussehra in Ahmedabad, India