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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‚Äôs 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