Namaste London: Day 1 of Indian PM Modi’s UK visit

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's is in UK on a 3-day visit. Here he is seen being greeted by Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron outside 10 Downing Street, in London, November 12, 2015. (REUTERS)

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's is in UK on a 3-day visit. Here he is seen being greeted by Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron outside 10 Downing Street, in London, November 12, 2015. (REUTERS)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a guard of honour outside the Treasury in London on November 12, 2015 on the first day of a three-day visit to Britain. (AFP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a guard of honour outside the Treasury in London on November 12, 2015 on the first day of a three-day visit to Britain. (AFP)

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The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, conduct a flypast over the Houses of Parliament in central London on November 12, 2015 during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (AFP)

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, conduct a flypast over the Houses of Parliament in central London on November 12, 2015 during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (AFP)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with UK counterpart David Cameron and Economist Lord Meghnad Desai at Gandhi statue, Parliament Square in London on Thursday. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with UK counterpart David Cameron and Economist Lord Meghnad Desai at Gandhi statue, Parliament Square in London on Thursday. (PTI)

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, pay homage at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, in Parliament Square, London, Thursday Nov. 12, 2015. (AP)

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, pay homage at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, in Parliament Square, London, Thursday Nov. 12, 2015. (AP)

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses industry leaders at Guildhall in London, Britain November 12, 2015. Modi and Cameron vowed Thursday to use UK knowhow and investment to help modernize the world's largest democracy. (REUTERS)

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses industry leaders at Guildhall in London, Britain November 12, 2015. Modi and Cameron vowed Thursday to use UK knowhow and investment to help modernize the world's largest democracy. (REUTERS)

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, centre, and the Mayor of London Boris Johnson, right, hold hands in front of Tower Bridge in London, Thursday, (AP)

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, centre, and the Mayor of London Boris Johnson, right, hold hands in front of Tower Bridge in London, Thursday, (AP)

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Narendra Modi (C) addresses members of parliament and invited guests in the Royal Gallery at the Houses of Parliament in central London November 12, 2015. London is rolling out the red carpet for Modi on his three-day visit to Britain, the first by an Indian prime minister in nearly 10 years. (REUTERS)

Narendra Modi (C) addresses members of parliament and invited guests in the Royal Gallery at the Houses of Parliament in central London November 12, 2015. London is rolling out the red carpet for Modi on his three-day visit to Britain, the first by an Indian prime minister in nearly 10 years. (REUTERS)

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) acknowledges applause next to Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow (R) after addressing members of parliament and invited guests in the Royal Gallery at the Houses of Parliament in central London on November 12, 2015. He will meet Queen Elizabeth II on Friday and address a huge rally at Wembley Stadium. (AFP)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) acknowledges applause next to Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow (R) after addressing members of parliament and invited guests in the Royal Gallery at the Houses of Parliament in central London on November 12, 2015. He will meet Queen Elizabeth II on Friday and address a huge rally at Wembley Stadium. (AFP)

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British Prime Minister David Cameron (C) listens as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (unseen) addresses members of parliament and invited guests in the Royal Gallery at the Houses of Parliament in central London on November 12, 2015 as Britain's Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow (L) listens. (AFP)

British Prime Minister David Cameron (C) listens as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (unseen) addresses members of parliament and invited guests in the Royal Gallery at the Houses of Parliament in central London on November 12, 2015 as Britain's Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow (L) listens. (AFP)

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers a speech to the British Parliament in London, November 12, 2015. REUTERS/Dan Kitwood/Pool (REUTERS)

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers a speech to the British Parliament in London, November 12, 2015. REUTERS/Dan Kitwood/Pool (REUTERS)

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Britain's Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, 2nd right, gestures standing behind the dispatch box as he, British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Speaker House of Lords Baroness D'Souza, 2nd left, accompany Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a tour of The Commons Chamber inside the Houses of Parliament in central London Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. (AP)

Britain's Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, 2nd right, gestures standing behind the dispatch box as he, British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Speaker House of Lords Baroness D'Souza, 2nd left, accompany Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a tour of The Commons Chamber inside the Houses of Parliament in central London Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. (AP)

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Protestors demonstrating against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hold placards by Parliament square in central London on November 12, 2015. (AFP)

Protestors demonstrating against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hold placards by Parliament square in central London on November 12, 2015. (AFP)

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) and Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow (L) stand together during Modi's tour of Parliament with the London Eye in the background in London on November 12, 2015. (AFP)

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) and Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow (L) stand together during Modi's tour of Parliament with the London Eye in the background in London on November 12, 2015. (AFP)

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Supporters of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wave flags and cheer as they attend a rally in Whitehall in central London on November 12, 2015. (AFP)

Supporters of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wave flags and cheer as they attend a rally in Whitehall in central London on November 12, 2015. (AFP)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presented with a guard of honour in London. (Prasun Sonwalkar/ HT Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presented with a guard of honour in London. (Prasun Sonwalkar/ HT Photo)

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Supporters wave banners praising Narendra Modi during the Indian leader’s visit in London. (Prasun sonwalkar/ ht photo)

Supporters wave banners praising Narendra Modi during the Indian leader’s visit in London. (Prasun sonwalkar/ ht photo)

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Protesters chant slogans against Modi critising his government’s Nepal policy. (Prasun solwalkar/ HT Photo)

Protesters chant slogans against Modi critising his government’s Nepal policy. (Prasun solwalkar/ HT Photo)

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