Dr. Devi Shetty meets with a patient. The surgeon, who says heart disease is on the rise in India, has never turned away a patient who had no money to pay. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Supporters of J. Jayalalithaa, chief minister of India's Tamil Nadu state and head of the AIADMK party, hold a protest against a prison sentence for the popular politician in the southern Indian city of Chennai Sunday. BABU/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, speaks at the UN General Assembly in New York City Saturday. Addressing the question of peace talks with Pakistan, Modi said they must happen "without the shadow of terrorism." John Angelillo/UPI /Landov hide caption

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An unidentified Indian astrologer talks with a couple at a pavement booth near a Hindu temple in New Delhi in 2003. Prakash Sing/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists and engineers at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) monitor the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) in Bangalore, India on Sept. 15. MOM is expected to enter into Mars orbit on Wednesday. Jagadeesh NV /Landov hide caption

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Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone blasted a leading Indian newspaper after it commented on her cleavage. Women and men across the country came to her support on social media. Gautam Singh/AP hide caption

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Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri is shown here in a still image posted online in 2011. In a video released this week, he announced that al-Qaida was establishing a faction in the Asian subcontinent with a focus on India. AP hide caption

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