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  Delhi Travel Guide and Travel Information - Lonely Planet
Don't let your first impressions of Delhi stick like a sacred cow in a traffic jam: get behind the madcap fa├žade and discover the inner peace of a city rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep with history and totally addictive to epicureans.
On 3 December 2007, Indian authorities placed New Delhi under a heightened terrorism alert, the result of an increased threat of attacks in major cities across the country.
Delhi made easy, top tips for first timers.
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  Delhi - LoveToKnow 1911
The northern wall, famous in the siege of Delhi in 1857, extends three-quarters of a mile from the Water bastion to the Shah, commonly known as the Mori, bastion; the length of the west wall from this bastion to the Ajmere gate is 14 m.
The great wall of Delhi, which was constructed by Shah Jahan, was strengthened by the English by the addition of a ditch and glacis, after Delhi was captured by Lord Lake in 1803; and its strength was turned against the British at the time of the Mutiny.
The population of Delhi according to the census of 1901 was 208,575, of whom 88,460 were Mahommedans and 114,417 were Hindus.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Delhi   (4727 words)

 Delhi. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The earliest city on the Delhi plain was the semilegendary Indraprastha, mentioned in the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
In 1192 the legions of the Afghan warrior Muhammad of Ghor captured the Rajput town, and the Delhi Sultanate was established (1206).
The invasion of Delhi by Timur in 1398 put an end to the sultanate; the Lodis, last of the Delhi sultans, gave way to Babur, who, after the battle of Panipat in 1526, founded the Mughal empire.
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  Delhi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Delhi's metropolitan area, known as the National Capital Region (NCR), comprises the NCT and the neighbouring satellite towns of Faridabad and Gurgaon in Haryana, and Noida and Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh making it the sixth most populous megalopolis in the world, with 15.3 million people.
Delhi derives its historic importance from its position in northern India between the Aravalli Hills to the southwest and the Yamuna river on whose western banks it stands.
Hinduism is practised by 83.67% of Delhi's population.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Delhi   (3644 words)

 New Delhi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Delhi was laid out to the south of the older city constructed by Shah Jahan, which is now often referred to as Old Delhi.
The scale, extravagance and magnificence of New Delhi was not unlike Washington, or Haussmann and his patron Napoleon III's Paris, both cities designed to awe the newcomer with the power of the central State.
In 1956 Delhi was converted into a Union territory and gradually the chief commissioner was replaced by a Lieutenant Governor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Delhi   (553 words)

 Delhi Travel in India,New Delhi Tour Travel in India,Delhi City Tour in India
Down the ages the region in and around modern Delhi saw Lalkot built in the mid-11th century, Siri established by Allauddin Khilji, Tughlakabad, and Ferozabad built by the Tughlaks followed by the city of the Lodis and then came Shahjahanabad, capital of the Mughals under Shah Jahan.
New Delhi reflects the legacy the British left behind, distinction between the capitals of the British and the Mughals respectively.
Delhi also serves as the major gateway for touring the internationally known toursim destinations of Agra and Jaipur.
www.indiatoursonline.com /cities/delhi-travel.html   (610 words)

 Delhi - The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
Delhi followed her nose, munching on trunkfulls of the succulent mini bamboo grass until she reached an area that used to be one of Barbara's favorites.
Delhi seems to be enjoying her new yard and all of the regular pampering that she has grown so accustomed to.
Delhi explored her entire yard, watched Scott as he prepared the elephant trailer for the trip to Georgia to pick up Tange and Zula and napped in her favorite spot under the trees.
www.elephants.com /delhi/delhi_diary.htm   (1937 words)

 India4u-Tourism- Delhi- History page
Delhi is a city of contrast One of the oldest cities in the world and now one of the most progressive, she combines a unique between the ancient and the modern side by side.
Delhi is history, and Delhi's monuments are tablets on which the history is written.
Delhi is not a single city but a combination of eight cities that have been established here from as early as 900 BC to 1930 when the British completed the construction of New Delhi as the capital of imperial India.
www.india4u.com /newdelhi/index.asp   (680 words)

 Travel in Delhi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Delhi is believed to have been the capital of the Pandavas, the Indraprasta from the epic Mahabharata.
The Delhi Zoo, close to Purana Qila, near ITO, was established in 1959 and is spread over a massive area of 214 acres.
Located in the south of Delhi close to the diplomatic area of Chanakayapuri, its exhibits trace the 140 year-old history of the Indian Railways.
www.netguruindia.com /travel/del/index.html   (2030 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: DELHI, TX
Delhi is on Farm Road 304 nineteen miles southeast of Lockhart in eastern Caldwell County.
In 1884 Delhi reported a population of 150, two gristmills, two cotton gins, and a school.
Legend has it that Delhi was named for a traveling medicine man who stayed in the area for several months in the late nineteenth century.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/DD/hrd16.html   (292 words)

 Delhi travel guide
New Delhi was built by the British and that is reflected in its architecture.
New Delhi is also the place where the new big international businesses are concentrated and extended spacious residential areas are located as contrasted with the swarming life in Old Delhi.
For travelling in Delhi though had created a furore in many a route and their commuters but gradually the same problem is being adhered to by different government agencies.
www.world66.com /asia/southasia/india/delhi   (832 words)

Delhi is the capitol of India, and is the 3rd largest city (behind Mumbai and Calcutta).
Old Delhi was the capitol of the Muslim empires between the 17th and 19th centuries.
Delhi is an independent district adjacent to the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Rajasthan.
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 India Travelogue Destination Delhi India: New Delhi capital India, Delhi state India, Delhi travel & tourism, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1206, Qutb ud din Aibak, a slave of Mohammad of Ghor crowned himself the Sultan of Delhi and occupied the Rajput fort.
Delhi's fourth city, Jahanpanah has practically disappeared but its fifth, Firoz Shah Kotla rises off Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg and is well known for its Ashokan pillar which the Sultan brought from Mathura.
Delhi's seventh city, and it epitomised the grandeur of his empire.
www.indiatravelogue.com /dest/delhi/del1.html   (1030 words)

 Delhi, Capital of India.
Delhi, the capital of India is the third largest city of the world, exceeded in size by Calcutta and Mumbai.
Delhi is situated in north central India and stands on the west bank of Yamuna river.
The ancient Delhi of the Mughal emperors was surrounded by a wall and was a congested city of narrow bylanes.
www.whereincity.com /india/delhi   (1424 words)

 Naval Technology - Delhi Class - Destroyers
The three Delhi Class destroyers were built for the Indian Navy, under the Project 15 programme, by Mazagon Dock Ltd based in Mumbai.
INS Delhi was commissioned in 1997, INS Mysore in June 1999 and INS Mumbai (formerly Bombay) in January 2001.
INS Delhi was commissioned in 1997, INS Mysore in June 1999 and INS Mumbai in January 2001.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/delhi   (793 words)

 Tourism of India - States of India - Delhi
The Union Territory of Delhi is a federal district similar to Washington DC.
Legend has it that Delhi, then called Indraprastha, was originally founded around 1200 B.C. by the Pandavas, the august heroes of the epic Mahabharata.
Old Delhi was the capital of Muslim India between the 17th and 19th centuries, and here you will find many mosques, monuments and forts relating to India's Muslim history.
www.tourismofindia.com /sts/stdelhi.htm   (189 words)

Made in initially to cater to a population of 70,000, the total urban population of Delhi now exceeds 10 million.
The line of distinction between Old and New Delhi has begun to blur north, south, east and west Delhi are more prevalent terms of demarcation.
Delhi has some of the finest museums in the country.
www.indiatravelite.com /newdelhi/aboutdel.htm   (515 words)

 Delhi - Wikitravel
Delhi is said to be one of the oldest existing cities in the world, along with Damascus and Varanasi.
Delhi's first and grandest mosque, now mostly in ruins, but many parts of the complex are still standing and the sandstone decorations are still impressive.
Delhi's nightlife scene has undergone a total transformation in the last decade, and there are plenty of modern, cosmopolitan joints out to separate you from your rupees.
wikitravel.org /en/New_Delhi   (8641 words)

 Boot camp Training in India (Delhi) for MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, CCNA, CCNP, OCA, RHCE, Delhi
Delhi is the capital of India and has fun and activity for people who enjoy city life.
Delhi is a city with a history which dates back 5,000 years.
With a population exceeding 10 million, Delhi is one of the 10 most populous cities in the world.
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 Delhi Travel,Delhi Tourism,Delhi India Travel,Delhi India Tourism
Delhi Travel Tourism, Get the well packaged Taj Mahal circuit tours and get to know the real cultural heritage of India with the Taj Mahal, the ultimate monument of love, is India's gift to the monumental legacy of the world.
One of the most fascinating aspects of Delhi is the visibility of its historic past.
For the next many decades, Delhi witnessed tumultuous times, different rulers and dynasties and finally in 1803 AD, the British who had already established their presence in India, took over power in Delhi.
www.taj-mahal-india-travel.com /around-taj-mahal/delhi-travel-tourism.html   (1238 words)

Delhi, the capital of India, is an amalgam of the old and the new.
There was, however, an ancient urban settlement in Delhi known as Indraprastha on the banks of the Yamuna which is traditionally believed to have been founded by the Pandava brothers, the mythical heroes of Mahabharata, the national epic of India.
The old Delhi or Delhi was one of the capitals of Muslim India between the 12th and 19th centuries.
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 Delhi-Cities-NEWS-The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At 2.4 per cent, Delhi's yearly crop of three lakh-odd fresh TB cases is a cause for concern.
The Delhi government is all set to increase its expenditure in all sectors with a 40 per cent rise in the total budget size.
The nurse reportedly told police that she was in despair for not having a child for 14 years.
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 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Blast casts shadow over Delhi
A day after the deadly blasts in Delhi, people are still trying to come to terms with what are being described as the worst attacks in the Indian capital.
In Delhi's government-run Safdarjung hospital, one old lady has just found out that her son and daughter-in-law died in the Sarojini Nagar market blast.
In Connaught Place, one of Delhi's oldest shopping districts and close to the site of the first blast in Paharganj, shoppers jostle with extra security men.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/4390420.stm   (631 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Subdued Diwali in bomb-hit Delhi
Trading was generally reported to have been hit as people in Delhi heeded official calls to stay away from public places following the attacks.
Our correspondent says traditional firecrackers were being burst in Delhi, but amid a more restrained atmosphere.
Delhi tries to come to terms with deadly bomb attacks, reports Sanjoy Majumder.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/4395346.stm   (563 words)

 Delhi, Kansas KS, township profile (Osborne County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Delhi was $14,620, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Delhi residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
The average commute time for Delhi workers is 2 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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