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Supporters of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party carry gas cylinders as they protest rise in price of essential commodities and fuel in capital New Delhi on Friday, June 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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Supporters of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party face a water-canon burst as they protest rise in price of essential commodities and fuel in capital New Delhi on Friday, June 18, 2010. (AP Photo)

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Supporters of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party face a water-canon burst as they protest rise in price of essential commodities and fuel in capital New Delhi on Friday, June 18, 2010. (AP Photo)

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A construction worker prepares to load crushed stone into a concrete mixer in the backdrop of a hot midday sun, in New Delhi, India, Sunday, May 23, 2010. According to officials of the India Meteorological Department a heat wave is sweeping over north India. The minimum temperature in New Delhi was recorded at 30.7 degrees Celsius (87.2 degrees Fahrenheit) early in the day and the maximum temperature may touch 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) Sunday. According to a new report out June 15, 2010, worldwide it was the warmest May on record since 1880. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

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An elderly survivor holds a poster of Warren Anderson, the head of Union Carbide Corp. at the time of the gas leak, as she waits for the verdict in the premises of Bhopal court in Bhopal, India, on June 7, 2010. The court convicted seven former senior employees of Union Carbide's Indian subsidiary of "death by negligence" for their roles in the Bhopal gas tragedy that left an estimated 15,000 people dead more than a quarter century ago in the world's worst industrial disaster. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Pigeons fly as the Taj Mahal Palace hotel continued to burn in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008. Teams of heavily armed gunmen stormed luxury hotels, a popular restaurant, hospitals and a crowded train station in coordinated attacks across India's financial capital, police said. (AP Photo)

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**FILE** In this photo from April 2, 2009, President Obama meets with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the G-20 summit at the ExCel Centre in London. (Associated Press)

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Indian President Pratibha Patil (second left) puts her signature after being enumerated for the national census, at the presidential palace in New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 1, 2010. India kicked off the national census of its billion-plus population with a 2.5 million strong army of census-takers fanning out across the country to conduct what has been billed the world's largest administrative exercise. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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** FILE ** M. Night Shyamalan and his wife Bhavna Shyamalan arrive for the State Dinner in honor of the Prime Minister of India at the White House in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009. (Michael Connor/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Congress party President Sonia Gandhi (left) and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh take turns addressing the media at her residence in New Delhi in 2009 after Mr. Singh declared victory in India's national elections. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Fire engulfs a part of the Taj Hotel in Mumbai, India, early Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008. Teams of heavily armed gunmen stormed luxury hotels, a popular restaurant, hospitals and a crowded train station in coordinated attacks across India's financial capital Wednesday night, killing at least 78 people and taking Westerners hostage, police said. A previously unknown group, apparently Muslim militants, took responsibility for the attacks. (AP Photo/Gautam Singh)

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Malvinder M. Singh is CEO of Ranbaxy, one of India's leading pharmaceutical firms, which enjoys an extensive business presence in Africa. He predicts that 15 years from now, Africa "will be where other Asian countries are today."