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A Hindu priest blesses Indian members of a local trading organization by marking their forehead during a ceremony in which they worship electronic gadgets including iPads,laptops and mobile phones on Diwali, the Festival of Lights at their office in New Delhi on November 13, 2012. Since ages, the worshipping of account books has been an essential part of Diwali for the business community in India for prosperity of business. Signifying the modernisation of the retail trade in India, some traders are now including the worshipping of electronic gadgets. The festival of Diwali celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance. AFP PHOTO/Roberto Schmidt (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Hindu priest blesses Indian members of a local trading organization by marking their forehead during a ceremony in which they worship electronic gadgets including iPads,laptops and mobile phones on Diwali, the Festival of Lights at their office in New Delhi on November 13, 2012. Since ages, the worshipping of account books has been an essential part of Diwali for the business community in India for prosperity of business. Signifying the modernisation of the retail trade in India, some traders are now including the worshipping of electronic gadgets. The festival of Diwali celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance. AFP PHOTO/Roberto Schmidt (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
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November 13, 2012
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156310242
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