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Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Incredible images from India


Incredible images from India

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 Only in IndiaA Sufi Kalandar (wandering ascetic) performs an act of self torture during devotion at the annual Urs (death anniversary) of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer on June 2, 2011. Also known as Gharib Nawaz or 'Benefactor of the Poor', he established the Chisti order on the Indian subcontinent and is the most famous Sufi saint of the Chishti Order in the region.



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An Indian child carries the head of Mahisasura, who is killed by the goddess Durga in Hindu mythology, after the immersion of idols in the river Mahananda during the Dusshera or Vijaya Dashami Festival, the final day of the Durga Puja festival, in Siliguri on October 17, 2010. Durga Puja, the annual Hindu festival that involves worship of the goddess Durga who symbolizes power and the triumph of good over evil in Hindu mythology, culminates in the immersion of idols in bodies of water. AFP PHOTO/Diptendu DUTTA .

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Ramu, a 7-months-old mokey scratches as he rests with his dog friend Kalu in Sonahat, 29 May 2003 an Indian village on the border with Bangladesh. Indian troops on the border with Bangladesh are getting some unusual help in their patrols as Ramu, sitting on his canine friend's back accompanies troops each day on patrol. AFP PHOTO.
Only in IndiaAn Indian man participates in a bicycle balancing competition during 71st Rural Olympics Games 2006 in the village of Kila Raipur in the northern Indian state of Punjab, on 18 February 2006. The games are a composite of sports and cultural events, including bullock cart race, kabaddi, loading and unloading of tractor trailer and wrestling, as well as musical and dramatic presentaions.
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An unidentified nomadic indian woman jolts her performing monkey into action in a performance for passersby on a street in Mumbai, 11 December 2006. Street performers are a common sight in Indian cities.
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An Indian Sadhu (Hindu holy man) performs a routine exercise in Kolkata, 10 January 2006. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims have started to converge for the Gangasagar Mela which will be held 14 January, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, a holy day of the Hindu calendar, at the confluence of the River Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, some 150 kms south of Kolkata.
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An Indian riot policeman helps a fellow policeman as he climbs a wall adorned with movie posters while taking positions during a violent demonstration in Gurgaon, a New Delhi suburb, 26 July 2005. Indian riot police and workers of the Indian unit of Japan's Honda Motor clashed for a second day on New Delhi's outskirts after nearly 130 people were injured in pitched battles on 25 July, officials said. AFP PHOTO/Manan VATSYAYANA.
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Assam state Zoo veterinarian Bijoy Gogoi carries a tranquilised leopard from a well in Guwahati on March 28, 2009, after the animal fell into the well in a village on the outskirts of the north-eastern Indian city. The fully grown female leopard was later taken to the Guwahati Zoo, becoming the second leopard to have been rescued from this particular area of the city in a month. Earlier another leopard was rescued on March 15.
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An Indian youth jumps into the Arabian sea during high tide while the landmark Gateway of India monument is seen in the background in Mumbai on June 16, 2010. India's monsoon, the annual downpour crucial to farmers and national economic growth, hit the western Indian city of Mumbai this week with hopes high for better rains than last year. The Indian government is hoping for a good monsoon to tame soaring food prices after last year's drought.
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An elephant crosses a railway track which runs through the Mahananda Wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of Siliguri in west Bengal on September 16, 2010. Shrinking forests and encroachment on elephant territory causes multiple deaths per year in the elephant-human conflict, due to poaching, crop protection and other accidents, including vehicle-elephant collisions. AFP PHOTO/Diptendu DUTTA.
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An Indian dancer performs during the press presentation of the show "India" on December 15, 2009 in Frankfurt am Main. The show, produced at a cost of 7 million euros with 75 dancers, artists and musicians, will start on December 17 in Frankfurt and the will tour to Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Vienna (Austria) and Brussels (Belgium). AFP PHOTO DDP / THOMAS LOHNEOnly in India
Bikers perform stunts before the launch of Lenovo's new series of tablets in Mumbai on October 11, 2011. Lenovo announced the launch of its IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad as part of their strategy, over the next six months, to introduce tablets of varying sizes and platforms, to cater to the needs of their consumers. AFP PHOTO/ Punit PARANJPE.
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A Hindu devotee pours milk over a cobra during a Nag-Panchami ritual at the Shiva Temple in Amritsar on August 4, 2011. The Hindu festival of Nag-Panchami, observed during the monsoon and sees prayers and tributes to snakes, is observed by many as the day of victory of Hindu God Lord Krishna over the Kaliya snake leading to Krishna also being known as 'Kaliya Mardan'. AFP PHOTO/NARINDER NANU.
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