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ndian devotees perform a prayer with a photograph of US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a temple in Varanasi on November 7, 2016, ahead of voting in the US Presidential elections.              Top musicians from Bruce Springsteen to Beyonce to Madonna are rallying behind Hillary Clinton in the countdown to the November 8 election, adding A-list star power to a massive get-out-the-vote operation. / AFP PHOTO / STRSTR/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian devotees perform a prayer with a photograph of US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a temple in Varanasi ahead of voting in the US Presidential elections.
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A boy walks through a paddy field on a foggy morning on the outskirts of Srinagar

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A boy walks through a paddy field on a foggy morning on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday. Picture Reuters

A Hindu woman lights a firecrackers with her daughter to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Mumbai, India

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A Hindu woman lights a firecrackers with her daughter to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Mumbai, India. Photo Rafiq Maqbool/AP

Wrestlers fight during an amateur wrestling match inside a makeshift ring installed on a road organised by local residents as part of the celebrations for the annual Hindu festival of Diwali in Kolkata, India, October 27, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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Wrestlers fight during an amateur wrestling match inside a makeshift ring installed on a road organised by local residents as part of the celebrations for the annual Hindu festival of Diwali in Kolkata, India. Photo Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters 

An Indian sadhu - holy man - performs yoga at sunrise at the Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi on October 27, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / SANJAY KANOJIASANJAY KANOJIA/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indian sadhu performs yoga at sunrise at the Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi. Photo Sanjay Janojia/AFP/Getty 

Indian Police officials guard the spot after an explosion in a market in Chandni Chowk area in New Delhi, India, 25 October 2016. Reports state one person was killed and five others injured in the explosion. Initial investigation revealed the explosion could be due to materials used in crackers that were possibly in a bag with the man who died in the incident.  EPA/RAJAT GUPTARajat Gupta/EPA

Indian Police officials guard the spot after an explosion in a market in Chandni Chowk area in New Delhi, India. Reports state one person was killed and five others injured in the explosion. Photo Rajat Gupta/EPA 

A woman walks past semi-finished clay idols of the Hindu mythological characters 'Dakinis' and 'Yoginis', who will be worshipped along with the Hindu goddess Kali, at a roadside workshop ahead of the Kali Puja festival in Kolkata, India October 24, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A woman walks past semi-finished clay idols of the Hindu mythological characters ‘Dakinis’ and ‘Yoginis’, who will be worshipped along with the Hindu goddess Kali, at a roadside workshop ahead of the Kali Puja festival in Kolkata, India. Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

Married women pose for pictures as they perform rituals for the well being of their husbands during the Hindu festival of Karva Chauth in Ahmedabad, India, October 19, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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Married women pose for pictures as they perform rituals for the well being of their husbands during the Hindu festival of Karva Chauth in Ahmedabad, India. Photo Amit Dave/Reuters 

Labourers lift a sack of potatoes to load onto a supply truck at a wholesale market in Kolkata, India, October 14, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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Labourers lift a sack of potatoes to load onto a supply truck at a wholesale market in Kolkata, India. Photo Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

A model displays creation by Indian designer Akaaro, during the India Fashion Week in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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A model displays creation by Indian designer Akaaro, during the India Fashion Week in New Delhi, India. Photo Altaf Qadri/AP 

Indian scavengers look for coins and re-usable items amongst the religious offerings and wooden frames of idols of goddess Durga which are piled up in the Yamuna river in New Delhi on October 12, 2016, following the Durga Puja festival.  / AFP PHOTO / PRAKASH SINGHPRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian scavengers look for coins and re-usable items amongst the religious offerings and wooden frames of idols of goddess Durga which are piled up in the Yamuna river in New Delhi. Photo Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty 

Indian Shia Muslim men flagellate themselves during the mourning procession on the tenth day of Muharram, which marks the day of Ashura, in Chennai on October 12, 2016. Ashura mourns the death of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, who was killed by armies of the Yazid near Karbala in 680 AD. / AFP PHOTO / ARUN SANKARARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian Shia Muslim men flagellate themselves during the mourning procession on the tenth day of Muharram, which marks the day of Ashura, in Chennai. Photo Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty

Hindu women apply "sindhur", or vermillion powder, on the face of a woman after worshipping the idol of the Hindu goddess Durga on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Chandigarh, India October 11, 2016.

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Hindu women apply “sindhur”, or vermillion powder, on the face of a woman after worshipping the idol of the Hindu goddess Durga on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Chandigarh 

An Indian Air Force soldier tosses his rifle as he performs during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, October 6, 2016.

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An Indian Air Force soldier tosses his rifle as he performs during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi. Photo Adnan Abidi/Reuters 

Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga from a workshop to load it onto a truck towards a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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Workers pull an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga from a workshop to load it onto a truck towards a pandal, or a temporary platform, ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India. Photo Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters 

Indian soldiers as they patrol along a barbed-wire fence near Baras Post

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Indian soldiers as they patrol along a barbed-wire fence near Baras Post on the Line of Control (LoC) between Pakistan and India some 174 kms north west of Srinagar. India’s military has carried out “surgical strikes” along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir to thwart a series of attacks being planned against major cities, the army said on Thursday.

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Indian residents photograph the launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C35), on Monday.

 Indian children of local boatmen play on the banks of the river Ganges in the Sangam area of Allahabad

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Indian children of local boatmen play on the banks of the river Ganges in the Sangam area of Allahabad

An artisan works on an idol of Hindu goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India

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An artisan works on an idol of Hindu goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India 

A man collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, India

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A man collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, India