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Lord Krishna

Indian Hindu devotees pay their respects after pouring milk water onto an idol of Hindu God Lord Krishna

Lord Ganesha

Devotees carry a statue of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh

Lord Ganesha

Idol of the Hindu elephant god Ganesha


A rhinoceros which strayed in Kalcheni village

Hindu Goddess Durga

Hindu Goddess Durga at a workshop in Siliguri

Jhulelal Chaliha

People carry earthen water pots as they take part in a Jhulelal Chaliha


Protestors challenge the police during a victory rally in Jammu

A policeman throws stones

A policeman throws stones at protestors during a victory rally in Jammu

Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity

Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity order sing hymns for a special prayer during the eleventh anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa

A damaged church, seen in the village of Raikia

A damaged church, seen in the village of Raikia

Theyyam dancer

A Theyyam dancer waits to perform during festivities marking the start of the annual harvest festival of "Onam"


Villagers wade through a flooded road near Mithapur village, 67 km (42 miles) west of Ahmedabad

Indian Air Force helicopter

A man is airlifted onto an Indian Air Force helicopter at a flood-affected village in the eastern Indian state of Bihar


A flood-affected man waits for food in a flood relief camp at Jankinagar village of Purniya district in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, September 6, 2008. Authorities battling a massive deluge in Bihar

Border Security Force

An Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier holds position inside a bulletproof vehicle

Refugees in Bihar

Refugees from flooded areas extend their hands to fetch food packets distributed by National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) personnel at Raghunathpur area, Madhepura district of India's northeastern state of Bihar, on September 5, 2008

Workers arrange bottles of drinking water before an air-drop in flood-affected areas at Purniya air force station in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, September 3, 2008

Muslim women react to the camera at a makeshift flood relief camp in Araria district town in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, September 7, 2008

A Hindu woman has her hand painted with henna during the Teej festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad September 2, 2008. Hindu women fast and pray for the good health and long life of their husbands during the Teej festival

Forestry workers look on as a male Royal Bengal Tiger leaps off a boat into the water after being released back into the wild in The Chamta Forest District of The Sunderbans, in India

A mask is shown being put on the back of honey collector Madhusudhan Mondal's head, in Bali, a village in the Sundarbans, India, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008

The Satellite Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, India's first moon mission craft is seen from behind glass at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) center in Bangalore on September 18, 2008

A view of the illuminated Golden Temple, Sikhs holiest shrine, in Amritsar, India, Monday, Sept. 1, 2008. This year, Sikhs mark the 404th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred book of the Sikhs

Hindu devotees, try to form a human pyramid to break an earthen pot filled with honey, milk and curd, as part of festivities to celebrate Janmashthmi, or the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008

Young Indian devotees of Hindu God Lord Krishna attempt to make a seven-tier human pyramid in the 'dahi-handi' (curd-pot) contest in Mumbai on August 24, 2008, as part of celebrations of "Janmashtami" which marks the birth of Hindu God Lord Krsna



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