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 HISTORY The area around Delhi was probably inhabited before the second millennium BC, and there is evidence of continuous inhabitation since at least the 6th century BC.[6] The city is believed to be the site of Indraprastha, the legendary capital of the Pandavas in the Indian epic Mahabharata.[7] The earliest architectural relics date back to the Maurya period (c. 300 BC); in 1966, an inscription of the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka (273–236 BC) was discovered near Srinivaspuri. Remains of eight...

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Monuments of Delhi

The Red Fort, Delhi The Red Fort, with a circumference of over 2.2 kilometers, was laid out by the banks of the Yamuna river in the 17th century. The Mughal emperor Shajahan built it with the ambition of concentrating the Mughal power in one monument. Monument is perhaps not the right word. A mini-city is more like it. Unfortunately for the emperor, before he could move his capital from Agra to Shahjahanabad in Delhi, he was taken a political prisoner by his son Aurangazeb. The fort is a delight...

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Delhi Gang Rape

---------On 16 December 2012 a female physiotherapy intern[2] was beaten and gang raped in Delhi. She died from her injuries thirteen days later while undergoing emergency treatment in Singapore for brain and gastrointestinal damage. After watching a film in South Delhi in the early evening, she and a male companion had boarded a bus, which was being driven as an unauthorized "joyride", thinking it was a public bus.[3] The only other passengers on the bus were five men who were friends of the driver...

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Delhi Tourism

Delhi Attractions Delhi has seen a number of dynasties to take birth and die in its soil for many centuries. The monuments, cenotaphs and mausoleums of kings and queens fringed in the city still narrate the bloody heritage of the city. You will also be amazed to see the sky high forts and palaces depicting the grandeur of yore as you take tour in Delhi. Some famous destinations which you should visit once you come in Delhi are - Red Fort Red Fort, New Delhi Built in the red sandstone, the magnificent...

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Delhi Metro

* Introduction * Delhi Metro is being built and operated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC). * The Delhi Metro (Hindi - दिल्ली मेट्रो Dillī Meṭro) is a rapid transit system serving Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region of India * As of November 2010, DMRC operates around 2,700 trips daily between 6:00 and 23:00 running with an interval of 2.5 minutes between trains at peak frequency. * The trains are mainly of four coaches, but due...

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Rapid Transit and Delhi Metro Rail

The Delhi Metro is a rapid transit system serving Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region of India. The network consists of six lines with a total length of 189.63 kilometres (117.83 mi) with 142 stations of which 35 are underground. It has a combination of elevated, at-grade and underground lines and uses both broad gauge and standard gauge rolling stock. Four types of rolling stock are used: Mitsubishi-ROTEM Broad gauge, Bombardier MOVIA, Mitsubishi-ROTEM Standard gauge...

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Delhi

help Wikipedia and win! Delhi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Not to be confused with New Delhi, the capital city of India. This article is about the National Capital Territory of India. For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). Delhi | —  Federal district  — | National Capital Territory of Delhi | From top clockwise: Lotus temple, Humayun's Tomb, Connaught Place, Akshardham temple and India Gate. | DelhiLocation of Delhi in India. | Coordinates:...

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Aam Aadmi party

Among these was a campaign against an alleged nexus between government and private corporations relating to price rises for electricity and water in Delhi. Another saw the party demanding justice for victims of sexual harassment and rape, including the introduction of a stronger anti-rape law. The party's first electoral test was in the 2013 Delhi legislative assembly election, from which it emerged as the second-largest party, winning 28 of the 70 seats. With no party obtaining an overall majority...

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delhi metro

The planning, implementation and successful completion of the first phase of Delhi metro rail project in record time has drawn attention of many other metro cities within India as well as outside India to have their own Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS). In fact, MRTS project in Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore as well as Hyderabad are already in advanced stages of tendering, design and implementation etc. It is to be noted that the most important requirement for successful implementation of any MRTS...

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Name: 13-1-03-001357 Exam Roll No.: 1001626 Course Name: Address: B.A.(Hons) ENG (NEW), Part - I HNO 674 MOHALLA GHOSIYAN, NAJAFGARH SOUTH WEST DELHI, , , , 110043 Exam Centre: KALPNA GAUTAM NARESH CHAND GAUTAM RAGHUBIR SINGH MODERN SCHOOL L-2, MOHAN GARDEN, 40 FEET ROAD,, NEAR NAWADA, UTTAM NAGAR, , NEW DELHI, , 110059 Name of Paper THE INDIVIDUAL SOCIETY Mathemetical Awareness HINDI HIGHER ENGLISH LITERATURE 4 TWENTIETH CENTURY INDIAN WRITING PaperCode A640 ...

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