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Hindu priests wait for devotees at Sangam, the confluence of the Hindu holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, during the annual traditional fair called “Magh Mela” in Allahabad, India.
A cold winter morning in New Delhi.
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A bull charges out of an enclosure during a bull-taming sport called Jallikattu in Palamedu, about 434 km south of Chennai, India. Jallikattu is an ancient heroic sporting event of the Tamils played during the harvest festival of Pongal.
Indian army personnel march during Army day in New Delhi, on Wednesday. The Indian army marked its foundation day by paying homage to martyred soldiers.
A homeless man reaches out for chewing tobacco from his friend after waking up at a place that rents out beds to poor people in New Delhi, India. Beds on a cot with blankets cost approximately 50 US cents while a bed on the ground with blankets cost 15 US cents a day.
An Indian girl dressed in traditional attire she watches a cultural performance during Lohri festival in Jammu, India. Lohri is a celebration of the winter solstice observed by Hindus and Sikhs in northern India. Read more
Indian soldiers march during a rehearsal for the upcoming Republic day parade in New Delhi. Indian Republic day is celebrated every January 26.
A cleaner at work in the new T2 terminal of the Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. The lavish and long-awaited terminal is part of a $2bn revamp that aims to challenge India’s reputation for shoddy infrastructure and boost the financial capital’s status
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A rickshaw puller washes by the roadside on a winter morning in Kolkata, India.
Indian soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade amid fog on a cold winter morning in New Delhi. India celebrates its annual Republic Day on January 26