Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, center, wearing blue turban, ...
Jan 1st, 2012
(AP) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, center, wearing blue turban, flanked by Sikh priests offers prayers as they listen to a devotional hymn inside the Golden Temple, in Amritsar, India, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. Singh, accompanied by his wife Gursharan Kaur, visited the holiest shrine of the Sikhs to pay their respects on New Year Day. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill) -
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