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S(t)eeped in blood: Hindu devotees sacrifice animals in Deodhani festival

Goats and pigeons are offered as sacrifice in belief that participants receive supernatural power from goddess during festival.

Independence Day 2018: Here's how India celebrated occassion

India celebrates its 72nd Independence Day having won freedom from the shackles of British colonialists in 1947.

In photos: India gears up to celebrate 72nd Independence Day

Independence Bill provided for the end of the British rule in India, on August 15, 1947, and the establishment of India.

Nepal celebrates victory of good over evil through Ghantakarna festival

The festival of Gathemangal is celebrated in the memory of mythical demon Ghantakarna’s death. (Photos: AP)