Portal:Delhi

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Delhi (Hindi: दिल्ली, Urdu: دہلی‎) is the second-largest city in India and, with over 11 million residents, the eighth largest metropolis in the world by population. It is a federally-administered union territory officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR).

Located on the banks of river the Yamuna in the Haryana region of northern India, Delhi has been continuously inhabited since at least the 6th century BC, according to archaeological evidence. After the rise of the Delhi Sultanate, Delhi emerged as a major political, cultural and commercial city along the trade routes between northwest India and the Indo-Gangetic plains. It is the site of many ancient and medieval monuments, archaeological sites and remains. In 1639, Mughal emperor Shahjahan built a new walled city in Delhi which served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1649 to 1857.


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Bahá'í House of Worship or Lotus Temple

The Bahá'í House of Worship in Delhi, India, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape, is a Bahá'í House of Worship and also a prominent attraction in Delhi. It was completed in 1986 and serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent. It has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.

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Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar (Urdu: قطب مینار‎) is the tallest minar (73 metres) in India, inscribed with Arabic inscriptions, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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  • July 9: India Supreme Court overrules High Court: rivers Yamuna, Ganga no longer living entities
  • June 30: Thousands gather in Jantar Mantar and other cities to protest against mob violence
  • June 21: Bihar class X student allegedly gang raped, thrown from moving train
  • May 12: Supreme Court of India begins hearing against triple talaq
  • April 23: Truck loses control in Andhra Pradesh, kills more than a dozen

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Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) engages in the research, teaching, and application of statistics to the natural sciences and social sciences. Founded by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata in 1931, while statistics was a relatively new scientific field, the institute gained the status of an Institution of National Importance by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1959.

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