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A medical worker is seen at a quarantine center for Covid-19 coronavirus infected patients at a banquet hall, which was converted into an isolation center to handle the rising cases of infection in New Delhi, India. Anindito Mukherjee/Getty Images hide caption

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Men take a holy dip in the Ganges River on the occasion of first royal bath of Shivratri festival during Maha Kumbh Festival in Haridwar, India. Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Millions Flock To Hindu Festival Amid Coronavirus Spike

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Mumbai's grand Keshavji Nayak fountain towers above the street and serves as a place of respite for thirsty passers-by. It's one of dozens of ornate fountains in the city, built during the British colonial era. Viraj Nayar for NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: Mumbai Falls In Love All Over Again With Its Forgotten Fountains

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Reviving 19th Century Drinking Fountains Could Help Mumbai's Poor

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The award-winning documentary Writing with Fire follows Meera Devi (right), chief reporter for the Khabar Lahariya — a news publication run by Dalit, members of India's lowest caste. Black Ticket Films hide caption

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A crowd watches people dressed in rat and flea costumes to illustrate the creatures that spread bubonic plague, which took millions of lives in India in the early 20th century. The photo was taken on Jan. 1, 1910. Hulton Deutsch/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Indian journalist Priya Ramani (left) smiles as she leaves Patiala House Court in New Delhi in 2019. A New Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted Ramani of criminal defamation after she accused a former editor-turned-politician and junior external affairs minister, M.J. Akbar, of sexual harassment. AP hide caption

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Indian Farmers Demand Repeal Of Agriculture Industry Reform Laws

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A Botanist's Quest To Help India Grow Its Most Popular Herb

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Farmers protest Thursday on a highway at the Delhi-Haryana state border in India. They have descended upon the borders of New Delhi to protest new farming laws that they say will open them to corporate exploitation. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Crowds Of Indian Farmers Gather For Days To Protest New Agriculture Laws

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