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An artisan paints a roadside wall with pictures of 2014 World Cup participating players, in Kolkata...An artisan paints a roadside wall with pictures of 2014 World Cup participating players, in Kolkata June 9, 2014. The 2014 World Cup soccer tournament will be held in 12 cities in Brazil from June 12 to July 13. Seen on left is a painting of Argentina's national soccer player Lionel Messi. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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An artisan paints a roadside wall with pictures of 2014 World Cup participating players, in Kolkata, India. The 2014 World Cup football tournament is to be held in 12 cities in Brazil from June 12 to July 13. Seen on the left is a painting of Lionel Messi, Argentina’s national player Read more

Two homeless children sleep on a pavement in front of a closed shop in Kolkata, India, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

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Two homeless children sleep on a pavement in front of a closed shop in Kolkata, India, on Tuesday Read more

Hindu girls dressed up as Kumari wait for rituals to start during Ramnavmi festival on outskirts of Kolkata

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Hindu girls dressed up as Kumari (an unmarried girl) wait for rituals to start during Ramnavmi festival at the Adyapeath Ashram on the outskirts of Kolkata on Tuesday

A yellow Ambassador taxi moves past cycle rickshaw pullers sleeping along a roadside in the early morning in Kolkata April 1, 2014.

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Cycle rickshaw drivers sleep by the roadside in the early morning in Kolkata, India.

An exhausted firefighter rests on debris as they battle to extinguish a huge fire in a paint factory in Howrah, 30 km west of Calcutta, Eastern India, 12 March 2014. A major fire broke out at a factory of Shalimar Paints Limited in Howrah early morning. According to police and media reports, 25 fire engines fought for close to six hours to extinguish the blaze. Noboby was injured.

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An exhausted firefighter rests while his colleagues continue to extinguish a huge fire in the Shalimar Paints factory in Howrah, 30km west of Kolkata, India, on Wednesday morning

An employee works inside an undergarment factory in Kolkata March 10, 2014.

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An employee works inside an undergarment factory in Kolkata, India.

Indian shepherds escort their flock of goats on a street in Kolkata, India, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Kolkata is the capital of the western Indian state of West Bengal located on the banks of the Hooghly River.

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Herders escort their goats through a street in Kolkata, India

A Hindu boy brushes his teeth with a neem twig as others take a dip on the banks of the Ganges river on the holy day of "Mahalaya" in Kolkata

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A Hindu boy brushes his teeth with a neem twig as others take a dip on the banks of the Ganges river on the holy day of “Mahalaya” in Kolkata October 4, 2013. Hindus offer prayers with holy water after taking a dip in the river to honour the souls of their departed ancestors during Mahalaya, which is also called ‘Shraadh’ or Pitra Paksha.

A driver gestures as he decorates his iconic yellow ambassador taxi to celebrate the festival of Vishwakarma Puja in Kolkata...A driver gestures as he decorates his iconic yellow ambassador taxi to celebrate the festival of Vishwakarma Puja or the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery in Kolkata September 17, 2013. People mainly from eastern India observe Vishwakarma Puja by worshiping their machines, vehicles and computers. Most of the vehicles and machines are decorated and prayers are offered for trouble-free working and good business all the year. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A driver gestures as he decorates his yellow taxi to celebrate Vishwakarma Puja, the festival of the Hindu deity of architecture and machinery, in Kolkata