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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 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 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 

Indian artists perform during the Bonalu festival at the Sri Akkanna Madanna Mahankali Temple in Hyderabad on August 1, 2016. The eleven-day 'Bonalu' festival sees ritual offerings of food and dancing made to the  Hindu goddess Maha Kali, who is honoured mainly by women during the event. / AFP PHOTO / NOAH SEELAMNOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian artists perform during the Bonalu festival at the Sri Akkanna Madanna Mahankali Temple in Hyderabad. The eleven-day ‘Bonalu’ festival sees ritual offerings of food and dancing made to the Hindu goddess Maha Kali 

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

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. 

Hindu devotees offer prayer to Hindu god Shiva during the first Monday of the Hindu month of Shravan in Lucknow, India

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India Kashmir Protests

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A Kashmiri Muslim protester throws stones at Indian troops as others shout pro freedom slogans in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on Tuesday.

A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man performs yoga in a pond during the religious festival of "Kharchi Puja" at Khayerpur on the outskirts of Agartala, India,

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A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man performs yoga in a pond during the religious festival of “Kharchi Puja” at Khayerpur on the outskirts of Agartala, India

Kashmiri Muslim protesters throw stones at Indian policemen during clashes in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 11 July 2016. Clashes between civilians and police in India's northern region of Kashmir has spiked to at least 16 in the third day of violent unrest that has engulfed the Valley since the funeral of famed separatist militant Burhan Muzaffar Wani on 09 July. A curfew remains in place in many parts of the city, forbidding people from leaving their houses at any point during the day

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Kashmiri Muslim protesters throw stones at Indian policemen during clashes in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir today. This is the third day of violent unrest that has engulfed the Valley since the funeral of famed separatist militant Burhan Muzaffar Wani

A participant rides through a pool of water during the Monsoon Scooter Rally in Mumbai, India

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A participant rides through a pool of water during the Monsoon Scooter Rally in Mumbai, India

An Indian Muslim boy offers Eid al-Fitr prayers with others in Mumbai, India, Thursday, July 7, 2016. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/ Rajanish Kakade )

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An Indian Muslim boy offers Eid al-Fitr prayers with others in Mumbai, India

A schoolgirl reacts to rainwater being splashed on her, in a flooded street in Mumbai, India

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A schoolgirl reacts to rainwater being splashed on her, in a flooded street in Mumbai, India

Indians watch stock prices on a digital broadcast on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai on June 24, 2016.  The pound collapsed to a 31-year low and there was pandemonium on currency, equity and oil markets on June 24 as Britain voted to leave the European Union, fuelling a wave of global uncertainty. Sterling crashed 10 percent to $1.3229 at one point, its weakest level since 1985, while the greenback itself slumped below 100 yen for the first time in two-and-a-half years as traders fled to safety. / AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPEPUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images

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Indians watch stock prices on a digital broadcast on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai