Delhi

Megacity and union territory of India, containing the national capital

Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. It is bordered by the state of Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi). According to the 2011 census, Delhi's city proper population was over 11 million, the second-highest in India after Mumbai, while the whole NCT's population was about 16.8 million. Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundaries, and include the neighbouring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida in an area called the National Capital Region (NCR) and had an estimated 2016 population of over 26 million people, making it the world's second-largest urban area according to the United Nations. Recent estimates of the metro economy of its urban area have ranked Delhi either the most or second-most productive metro area of India. Delhi is the second-wealthiest city in India after Mumbai and is home to 18 billionaires and 23,000 millionaires. Delhi ranks fifth among the Indian states and union territories in human development index. Delhi has the second-highest GDP per capita in India. Delhi is of great historical significance as an important commercial, transport, and cultural hub, as well as the political centre of India.

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Eight states, including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Karnataka and Telangana, account for around 90 per cent of the active Covid-19 cases in the country and..
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ED sleuths began the fourth round of questioning of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel at his official residence here on Thursday in connection with the..
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The Centre hopes to get its ambitious plan to provide rental accommodation for migrants — devised after workers left cities in lakhs — rolling with around..
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The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
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The National Green Tribunal Wednesday refused to entertain a plea seeking modification of its order banning vehicles over 15 years old from plying on Delhi roads..
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Delhi is the third worst COVID-19 affected state, following Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, with 1,02,831 COVID-19 cases including 3,165 deaths.
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Even as popular monuments like the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri remained off limits after the local administration in Agra decided against opening them to..
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Sarangi said he had shared the dais with Sukanta Kumar Nayak, the MLA from Nilagiri constituency in Balasore district, at two events on July 2 and 3. "On being..
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The national positivity rate for Covid-19 in the total samples tested so far stands at 6.73%, the health ministry said on Monday even as the positivity rate..
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Odisha, Punjab, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and a few smaller states like Goa and the Union territory of J&K are emerging as new Covid-19 hotspots with positivity..
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Delhi’s Covid-19 count crossed the one-lakh mark on Monday, 125 days after the first case of the viral infection was confirmed in the city on March 2. The..
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According to the Delhi health department bulletin, the death toll from coronavirus infection has risen to 3,115 and the total number of cases mounted to..
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In the case of diesel, VAT has been almost doubled to 30% from 16.75%.
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The Supreme Court on Monday set aside the Delhi high court order asking the NIA to produce judicial records on transfer of civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha..
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India's COVID-19 tally neared the 7 lakh mark with 6,97,413 cases after 24,248 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health..
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At Gauri Shankar Temple in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, the temperature of devotees is being checked with a thermometer gun, as a precautionary measure that has become..
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The Covid-19 recovery rate in 21 states and Union Territories (UTs), including Delhi, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, was higher than the national average of 60.77%,..
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Deswal said that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital has been developed to help out citizens of Delhi and NCR who are affected by the coronavirus.
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In Delhi, there are 97,200 COVID-19 cases, out of which 25940 active cases, with 3004 deaths and 68256 recoveries.
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Twenty-one states and UTs, including Delhi, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, have a Covid-19 recovery rate higher than the national average of 60.77 per cent, the..
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The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital is a temporary hospital structure that has been erected in 12 days and has 1,000 beds including 250 ICU beds.
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Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal on Sunday inaugurated the 10,000-bed Sardar Patel COVID care centre in Chhatarpur.
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The civil aviation ministry has announced suspension of flights to Kolkata from six cities with a high incidence of Covid-19, including Delhi and Mumbai, with..
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He lauded BJP karyakartas from Rajasthan, Bihar, Delhi, Jharkhand, and Karnataka, among other states.
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In Delhi, there are 26148 active COVID-19 cases, with 2923 deaths and 65624 recoveries.
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The sub-inspector has been arrested.
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The sub-inspector has been arrested.
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The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has decided to name different wards of new Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Covid-19 Hospital in Delhi after the..
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Kejriwal urged the news media to also drive campaigns to motivate more people to donate plasma to save the lives of others.
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Speaking on the issue, Member (Signal & Telecom), Railway Board Pradeep Kumar said, "The Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai routes are almost ready for fitness and..
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Concentration of sulphur dioxide, a significant contributor to air pollution, dropped over India during the Covid-19 lockdown, says a report of the European..
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In Delhi, the total number of coronavirus cases stands at 26270, with 2742 deaths, and 58348 recoveries.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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