India

Indian Hindus devotees are showered with water while taking a pledge before forming a 'human pyramid' during the dahi handi (curd pot) celebrations of Janmashtami, which mark the birth of Hindu god Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, India

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Indian Hindu devotees are showered with water while taking a pledge before forming a ‘human pyramid’ during the dahi handi (curd pot) celebrations of Janmashtami, which mark the birth of Hindu god Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, India

Children cheer as they celebrate Janmashtami festival, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, at a school in Ahmedabad, India August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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Children cheer as they celebrate Janmashtami festival, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, at a school in Ahmedabad, India

A boy dives off from a boat under maintenance in a dry dock in Mumbai, India

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A boy dives off from a boat under maintenance in a dry dock in Mumbai, India

Indian people hold cremations along a roadside following heavy flooding at Daraganj ghat near Sangam in Allahabad

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Indian people hold cremations along a roadside following heavy flooding at Daraganj ghat near Sangam in Allahabad

An Indian priest dances as he carries a sacrificial goat during the Deodhani Festival at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati

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An Indian priest dances as he carries a sacrificial goat during the Deodhani Festival at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati

An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard while he talks on a wireless set during a curfew in Srinagar

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An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard while he talks on a wireless set during a curfew in Srinagar

Boys aboard an abandoned boat collect recyclable items through polluted waters in front of fishing boats at Fish Harbor in Karachi, Pakistan

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Boys aboard an abandoned boat collect recyclable items through polluted waters in front of fishing boats at Fish Harbor in Karachi, Pakistan

An artisan makes an idol of Hindu god Ganesh at a workshop ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, in Chandigarh, India

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An artisan makes an idol of Hindu god Ganesh at a workshop ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, in Chandigarh, India

Muslims hold pigeons dyed in the colours of the Indian flag, during a march to celebrate India's Independence Day in Ahmedabad, India

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Muslims hold pigeons, dyed in the colours of the Indian flag, during a march to celebrate India’s Independence Day in Ahmedabad, India

Labourers wait to load metal pipes inside a shop in Mumbai, India

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Labourers wait to load metal pipes inside a shop in Mumbai, India

An Indian Muslim pilgrim whose hands are decorated with henna and garlands is phhotographed before leaving for the annual Hajj pilgrimage

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An Indian Muslim pilgrim whose hands are decorated with henna and garlands is photographed before leaving for the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Holy city of Mecca at the airport in New Delhi

An Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier salutes near the coffins of three colleagues during a wreath-laying ceremony at BSF headquarters in Srinagar on August 9, 2016. At least three BSF soldiers and one suspected militant were killed in a gunfight close to the Line of Control in north Kashmirs Kupwara district on August 8. / AFP PHOTO / TAUSEEF MUSTAFATAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indian Border Security Force soldier salutes near the coffins of three colleagues during a wreath-laying ceremony at BSF headquarters in Srinagar 

Indian workers take a nap near idols of the elephant-headed Hindu god Lord Ganesha at a roadside workshop in New Delhi on August 8, 2016.

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Indian workers take a nap near idols of the elephant-headed Hindu god Lord Ganesha at a roadside workshop in New Delhi 

A cow stands outside a temple at a lake in Pushkar, in the desert state of Rajasthan, India

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A cow stands outside a temple at a lake in Pushkar, in the desert state of Rajasthan, India 

A woman carries a sack outside a market during heavy rains in Chandigarh, India,

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A woman carries a sack outside a market during heavy rains in Chandigarh, India 

An artisan carries an idol of Hindu god Shiva to a workshop through an alley in Kolkata, India, July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

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An artisan carries an idol of Hindu god Shiva to a workshop through an alley in Kolkata

A boy repairs a boat on the banks of the river Yamuna in New Delhi, India

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A boy repairs a boat on the banks of the river Yamuna in New Delhi, India

TOPSHOT - Indian schoolchildren hold masks bearing the image of former Indian president A.P.J Kalam ahead of the first anniversary of his death during a remembrance event at a school in Chennai

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Indian schoolchildren hold masks bearing the image of former Indian president A.P.J Kalam ahead of the first anniversary of his death during a remembrance event at a school in Chennai 

Masked demonstrators shout slogans next to a burning tyre during a protest in Srinagar against the recent killings in Kashmir

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Masked demonstrators shout slogans next to a burning tyre during a protest in Srinagar against the recent killings in Kashmir

Flood situation in Assam, India

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A girl carries fire wood collected from flood waters in Morigaon district of Assam state, India.