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Smoke rises from chimneys of coal-based power plants in the Sonbhadra District of Uttar Pradesh, India. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Young Indians Learn To Fight Pollution To Save Lives

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Rajendra K. Pachauri speaks at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, on Dec. 11, 2014. He is stepping down as chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Juan Karita/AP hide caption

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wears a dark pinstriped suit with his name monogrammed in dull gold stripes Jan. 25 during a reception for U.S. President Obama in New Delhi, India. The suit was auctioned off Friday for more than 43 million rupees, or about $694,000. Saurabh Das/AP hide caption

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Modi's Fancy Pinstripe Suit Lands $694,000 At Auction

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Without horsepower, they rely on human power: Mother and daughter-in-law Sheela and Sunita Devi shred sugarcane into feed. Ibrahim Malik for NPR hide caption

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What's It Like To Live Without Electricity? Ask An Indian Villager

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Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, center, waves to the crowd as his party secured a landslide victory in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday. The result is a huge blow for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party. Tsering Topgyal/AP hide caption

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A policewoman detains one of the Indian Christians protesting against recent attacks on churches in the Indian capital outside the Sacred Heart Church in New Delhi, India, on Thursday. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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An Indian man on Dec. 2 surveys the damage following a fire a day earlier inside St. Sebastian's Church in New Delhi. This was the most serious of several incidents at churches since December. On a visit to India last week, President Obama urged Indians to respect religious freedom. Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In India, Catholic Church Attacks Spark Fears Of Intimidation

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Obama Makes Guest Appearance On Modi's Radio Show

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Obama Honored As Chief Guest At India's Republic Day Festivities

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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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India's Philanthropist-Surgeon Delivers Cardiac Care Henry Ford-Style

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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Share Connection In Advocating For Children

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Modi Transforms From Person Non Grata To Celebrated White House Guest

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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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