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Delhi: Metropolitan City and Union Territory of India
Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, 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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‘No lockdown in Delhi but…’: Kejriwal to announce new restrictions | Covid-19 [Video]

‘No lockdown in Delhi but…’: Kejriwal to announce new restrictions | Covid-19

Amid escalating cases of COVID-19 in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said lockdown is "not an option" but some restrictions will be put in place in the national capital which is..

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Begampur Police Station judged Delhi's best [Video]

Begampur Police Station judged Delhi's best

Begumpur Police Station being selected as the best police station of Delhi among top 10 police stations of India in 2020. On this occasion, Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava felicitated police..

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No lockdown, new restrictions will be imposed soon: Delhi CM [Video]

No lockdown, new restrictions will be imposed soon: Delhi CM

Speaking on the COVID situation and the vaccination process in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on April 10 said we need to remove age criteria and scale up vaccination. "If..

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Delhi Police nabs ganja supplier [Video]

Delhi Police nabs ganja supplier

Delhi Police has arrested one ganja supplier Krishan Jha. Accused Krishan Kha was involved in supplying ganja in various parts of the capital.In the month of February this year, one Shashi Bhushan was..

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Information on vaccine shortage is not right: HM Shah [Video]

Information on vaccine shortage is not right: HM Shah

Amid voices of states over scarcity of COVID vaccines, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the information on vaccine shortage is not right. "All states are being provided adequate number of..

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Drunk passenger misbehaves with the AirAsia flight crew, does the most unexpected | Oneindia News [Video]

Drunk passenger misbehaves with the AirAsia flight crew, does the most unexpected | Oneindia News

While incidents of passengers misbehaving on a flight is not something new, but in a horrific incident, a passenger crossed all limits. AirAsia passengers on Tuesday witnessed an unprecedented incident..

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Kazakhstan Defence Minister accorded Guard of Honour at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi [Video]

Kazakhstan Defence Minister accorded Guard of Honour at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi

Defence Minister of Kazakhstan, Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev was accorded with the Guard of Honour at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi on April 09. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was also present...

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Kazakhstan Defence Minister lays wreath at War Memorial in Delhi [Video]

Kazakhstan Defence Minister lays wreath at War Memorial in Delhi

Defence Minister of Kazakhstan, Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev laid wreath at War Memorial in Delhi on April 09. General Yermekbayev is on an official visit to India from April 7 to 10.

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Hyderabad magician travels blindfolded to spread awareness on Covid, road safety [Video]

Hyderabad magician travels blindfolded to spread awareness on Covid, road safety

A Hyderabad-based magician has been travelling blindfolded to spread awareness among people. The 45-year-old is spreading awareness on Covid-19 norms, plastic-free environment and road safety...

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Wedding season in dire situation due to COVID-imposed night curfew [Video]

Wedding season in dire situation due to COVID-imposed night curfew

Due to spike in COVID-19 cases, the night curfew has been imposed in Delhi to combat the spread of the virus. The curfew has impacted the wedding season a lot. Some are cancelling or rescheduling the..

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COVID-19: Police increases surveillance in Delhi, Noida amid night curfew [Video]

COVID-19: Police increases surveillance in Delhi, Noida amid night curfew

Due to spike in COVID-19 cases, night curfew has been imposed in Delhi till April 30. Police barricading was place to keep a check on the vehicular movement. Uttar Pradesh Police also checked identity..

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COVID: Delhi reports highest spike of 2021, 7473 new cases [Video]

COVID: Delhi reports highest spike of 2021, 7473 new cases

Delhi reported highest spike of cases of this year by registering 7473 new cases in last 24 hours. Total cases in Delhi now stand at 6,98,005. There are 23,181 active cases in national capital. Night..

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COVID 2nd wave: Night curfew imposed in cities of UP [Video]

COVID 2nd wave: Night curfew imposed in cities of UP

Coronavirus cases are on uphill across country as second wave of pandemic tightens its grip. In wake of the rising infections, after Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad have also imposed night curfew. Night..

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‘Delhi left with Covid vaccine stock for just 4 to 5 days’: Satyendar Jain [Video]

‘Delhi left with Covid vaccine stock for just 4 to 5 days’: Satyendar Jain

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has said that it is left with a stock of Covid vaccine for only 4 to 5 days. ‘The vaccination drive is going well in Delhi. We received some vaccines yesterday...

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Delhi: Fire at Dilshad Garden factory, over 100 personnel deployed to douse blaze [Video]

Delhi: Fire at Dilshad Garden factory, over 100 personnel deployed to douse blaze

A fire broke out in a factory in Delhi’s Dilshad Garden Industrial Area on Thursday. The fire department was informed at around 8.30 am about the blaze. Officials said at least 25 fire tenders have..

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CBSE assures as over 1 Lakh students want board exams cancelled| Oneindia News [Video]

CBSE assures as over 1 Lakh students want board exams cancelled| Oneindia News

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, over one lakh students of classes 10 and 12 have signed petitions urging the government to either cancel board exams. All urban areas of Madhya Pradesh will go into a..

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'Delhi have stock of COVID vaccines for 4-5 days', informs Health Minister [Video]

'Delhi have stock of COVID vaccines for 4-5 days', informs Health Minister

Delhi's Health Minister Satyendar Jain on April 08 informed that vaccination drive is going well in Delhi and have stock for 4 to 5 days. "The vaccination drive is going well in Delhi. We received some..

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'CM Kejriwal wrote letter to Centre for providing COVID vaccine to all', informs Health Minister [Video]

'CM Kejriwal wrote letter to Centre for providing COVID vaccine to all', informs Health Minister

Delhi's Health Minister Satyendar Jain on April 08 said that Union Territory Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had written the Union government that vaccination should be opened for all. "Chief Minister..

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Fire breaks out at factory near Delhi's MTNL office [Video]

Fire breaks out at factory near Delhi's MTNL office

Fire broke out in a factory near MTNL office at Damodar Park, Dilshad Garden Industrial Area, Delhi on April 08. 25 fire tenders are carrying out fire fighting operations. No injury or casualties..

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Nurses share experience after administering COVID vaccine to PM Modi [Video]

Nurses share experience after administering COVID vaccine to PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his second shot of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi on April 08. He received the first dose of Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN on March 01. "I have given the second dose of..

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Huge crowd throng at Delhi's Gazipur market despite surge in COVID-19 cases [Video]

Huge crowd throng at Delhi's Gazipur market despite surge in COVID-19 cases

Despite the surge in the COVID-19 cases across the country, a massive crowd thronged at Gazipur market on Apr 07 after the night curfew ended at 5 am. People gathered in huge numbers at the market..

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