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The Morning Wrap: Govt Pressure To Go Soft On Hindu Terror Suspects; Steffi Graf To Promote Ayurveda?

Kolkata, INDIA: Indian Muslim children shout slogans as they march with a banner during a protest rally in Kolkata, 09 September 2006, a day after bomb blasts killed 31 people in the western Indian town of Malegaon. Relatives buried their dead after three bombs outside a mosque and graveyard targeted Muslim worshippers leaving the mosque in the town, the scene of previous clashes between Hindus and Muslims. AFP PHOTO/Deshakalyan CHOWDHURY (Photo credit should read DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

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