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Boys play as cows graze through garbage at the Deonar landfill site in Mumbai, India. Mumbai is running out of space for its waste, and Deonar, Asia's oldest and largest dumpsite, is bursting. Each day, more than 500 trucks line up along a two-lane dirt road in an eastern suburb, waiting to add to a mountain of refuse tall enough to submerge the White House twice over

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Boys play as cows graze through garbage at the Deonar landfill site in Mumbai, India. Mumbai is running out of space for its waste, and Deonar, Asia’s oldest and largest dumpsite, is bursting

A Hindu holy man asks for alms as he walks amongst birds flying at a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai February 11, 2015.

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A Hindu holy man asks for alms as he walks amongst birds flying at a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai on Wednesday

Vendors sell clothes on the roadside at a second-hand street side clothing market in Mumbai...Vendors sell clothes on the roadside at a second-hand street side clothing market in Mumbai January 28, 2015. The market is open daily for three hours and hundreds of vendors gather to barter or sell used clothing. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)

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Vendors sell clothes on the roadside at a second-hand street side clothing market in Mumbai. The market is open daily for three hours and hundreds of vendors gather to barter or sell used clothing.

A devotee reacts to smoke as others prepare ritual rice dishes to offer to the Hindu Sun God as they attend Pongal celebrations at a slum in Mumbai...A devotee reacts to smoke as others prepare ritual rice dishes to offer to the Hindu Sun God as they attend Pongal celebrations at a slum in Mumbai January 15, 2015. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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A devotee reacts to smoke as others prepare ritual rice dishes to offer to the Hindu Sun God as they attend Pongal celebrations at a slum in Mumbai 

A cinema goer watches Bollywood movie "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" (The Big Hearted Will Take the Bride), starring actor Shah Rukh Khan, inside Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai December 11, 2014. The movie, released in October 1995, has set a record of completing 1000 weeks of continuous screening at a cinema, a feat unmatched by any other Bollywood movies. According to Manoj Desai, owner of the theatre, the movie, which is still being screened, enjoys at least 50 to 60 percent occupancy on weekdays and full house on weekends at his theatre. The movie is screened only in the morning and the ticket price ranges from 15 to 20 Indian rupees ($0.24-$0.32). Picture taken December 11, 2014.

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A cinemagoer watches Bollywood movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (The Big Hearted Will Take the Bride), inside the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai. The film, released in October 1995, has set a record for 1,000 weeks of continuous screening at a cinema, a feat unmatched by any other Bollywood movies

A volunteer pins a red ribbon on a sex worker during an AIDS awareness event in the red light area on World AIDS Day in Mumbai, India, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. World AIDS Day is marked on Dec. 1 every year to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS.

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A volunteer pins a red ribbon on a sex worker during an Aids awareness event in the red light area on World Aids Day in Mumbai, India on Monday. World Aids Day is marked on December 1 every year.

Indian police personnel pay tribute at the memorial built in memory of victims killed in Mumbai terror attacks, on the sixth anniversay, in Mumbai, India, 26 November 2014. More than 160 people, including 26 foreign nationals, died in the three-day attack on Mumbai on 26 November 2008 by 10 gunmen, nine of whom were killed by security forces.

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Indian police pay tribute to the victims of the Mumbai terror attacks at a Mumbai memorial on Wednesday. More than 160 people, including 26 foreign nationals, died in the three-day attack six years ago

A female member of an acrobatic team looks from behind the curtains as she waits backstage before the start of her performance at the Rambo Circus in Mumbai...A female member of an acrobatic team looks from behind the curtains as she waits backstage before the start of her performance at the Rambo Circus in Mumbai November 6, 2014. The Rambo circus travels all over the country throughout the year. It has a seating capacity of 2,000 people and tickets are priced from 350 rupees ($5.60). According to Rambo Circus owner Sujit Dilip, the ban on the use of wild animals, the lack of new artists and various restrictions by the government have resulted in the drastic decline of the circus industry in India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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A female member of an acrobatic team looks from behind the curtains as she waits backstage before the start of her performance at the Rambo Circus in Mumbai, India. The Rambo circus travels all over the country throughout the year. It has a seating capacity of 2,000 people and tickets are priced from 350 rupees ($5.60). According to Rambo Circus owner Sujit Dilip, the ban on the use of wild animals, the lack of new artists and various restrictions by the government have resulted in the drastic decline of the circus industry in India.

A Hindu devotee prays in a holy pond on the auspicious day of "Mahalaya" in Mumbai on Wednesday. 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.

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A Hindu prays in a holy pond on the auspicious day of Mahalaya in Mumbai. 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 worker carries chickens from a truck at a wholesale poultry market in Mumbai...A worker carries chickens from a truck at a wholesale poultry market in Mumbai September 15, 2014. India's wholesale price inflation in August eased to 3.74 percent, its lowest level in nearly five years, government data showed on Monday. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)

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A Mumbai poultry market worker carries birds on Monday as government figures showed India’s wholesale price inflation easing to 3.74 per cent in August, the lowest level in nearly five years 

Devotees carry an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession through the streets before immersing it in the waters of the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai

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Devotees carry an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession through the streets before immersing it in the waters of the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

Indians enjoy getting splashed by breaking waves during high tide at the sea front in Mumbai on July 14, 2014. The monsoon rains, which usually hit India from June to September, are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people.

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A group of youngsters enjoy getting splashed by breaking waves during high tide on the seafront in Mumbai, India, on Monday

A worker uses a rope to move through a pile of empty plastic bottles at a recycling workshop in Mumbai

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A worker uses a rope to move through a pile of empty plastic bottles at a recycling workshop in Mumbai

Children play on improvised swings on a tow truck parked on a roadside in Mumbai March 24, 2014.

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Children play on improvised swings on a tow truck parked in Mumbai, India.

A policeman yawns as he sits with his colleagues outside a court where the case of the gang-rape of a photojournalist was heard in Mumbai...A policeman (C) yawns as he sits with his colleagues outside a court where the case of the gang-rape of a photojournalist was heard in Mumbai March 20, 2014. Four men were found guilty on Thursday of the gang-rape of a photojournalist last year in Mumbai, an attack that sparked street protests in the city and raised fresh questions about attitudes to women in the world's largest democracy. The four men convicted of gang-rape are due to be sentenced on Friday, prosecution lawyer Ujjwal Nikam told reporters outside the Mumbai court where the case was heard. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal (INDIA - Tags: CRIME LAW)

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A policeman yawns as he sits with his colleagues outside a court where the case of the gang-rape of a photojournalist was heard in Mumbai. Four men were found guilty on Thursday of the gang-rape of a photojournalist last year in Mumbai, an attack that sparked street protests in the city and raised fresh questions about attitudes to women in the world’s largest democracy. The four men convicted of gang-rape are due to be sentenced on Friday, prosecution lawyer Ujjwal Nikam told reporters outside the Mumbai court where the case was heard. 

Employees work inside a limestone powder factory in an industrial area in Mumbai

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Employees work inside a limestone powder factory in an industrial area in Mumbai on Tuesday

An Indian worker cleans inside the new T2 terminal of the Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. Mumbai will unveil its lavish and long-awaited new airport terminal, part of a $2 billion revamp that aims to challenge India's reputation for shoddy infrastructure and boost the financial capital's status.

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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

A participant flies a tiger shaped kite during the International Kite Festival in Mumbai...A participant flies a tiger shaped kite during the International Kite Festival in Mumbai January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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A participant flies a tiger shaped kite during the International Kite Festival in Mumbai, India

Competitors wait to get on the stage during a bodybuilding competition in Mumbai...Competitors wait to get on the stage during a bodybuilding competition in Mumbai November 27, 2013. Around 30 bodybuilders from all parts of India participated in the competition.

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Competitors wait to get on the stage during a bodybuilding competition in Mumbai.

Fifth anniversay of Mumbai terror attacks

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An Indian labourer erects a stage in front of the Taj Mahal hotel on the fifth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks