, In 2001, the Parliament of India building in New Delhi was attacked by armed militants, killing six security personnel.  In 1911, it was announced that the capital of British-held territories in India was to be transferred from Calcutta to Delhi. The Lotus Temple has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.  The Republic Day Parade is a large cultural and military parade showcasing India's cultural diversity and military strength. Delhi's association and geographic proximity to the capital, New Delhi, has amplified the importance of national events and holidays like Republic Day, Independence Day (15 August) and Gandhi Jayanti. The National Museum and National Gallery of Modern Art are some of the largest museums in the country. 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In the Elite Football League of India, Delhi's first professional American football franchise, the Delhi Defenders played its first season in Pune. In countries such as India, the cities are divided into districts on the basis of administrative units, with each unit representing the district in the state. They built several forts and townships that are part of the seven cities of Delhi. One of them is derived from Dhillu or Dilu, a king who built a city at this location in 50 BCE and named it after himself. Currently, the National Capital Territory of Delhi is made up of one division, 11 districts, 33 subdivisions, 59 census towns, and 300 villages.  Delhi Bus Rapid Transit System runs between Ambedkar Nagar and Delhi Gate. Semanas 1 – 12 In 1998, the Supreme Court of India ruled that all public transport vehicles in Delhi must be fuelled by compressed natural gas (CNG) to tackle increasing vehicular pollution. In 2003, Delhi won the United States Department of Energy's first 'Clean Cities International Partner of the Year' award for its "bold efforts to curb air pollution and support alternative fuel initiatives". Last six characters: The last 6 characters are used to identify the branch. Print journalism remains a popular news medium in Delhi.  In 1737, Maratha forces led by Baji Rao I sacked Delhi following their victory against the Mughals in the First Battle of Delhi. HAZ CLICK AQUÍ. The population of Delhi state is 16,787,941.  In 2001, the population of Delhi increased by 285,000 as a result of migration and by 215,000 as a result of natural population growth, which made Delhi one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Safdarjung's Tomb is an example of the Mughal gardens style. For the generic term, see, Climate data for New Delhi (Safdarjung) 1981–2010, extremes 1901–present, Delhi Metropolitan/City Population section of.  Delhi was a major centre of Sufism during this period.  Taxis, auto rickshaws, and cycle rickshaws also ply on Delhi roads in large numbers. But one can make out the difference when looking at the architecture. As of 2007[update], private vehicles account for 30% of the total demand for transport. In 1757, the Afghan ruler, Ahmad Shah Durrani, sacked Delhi. It has a combination of elevated, at-grade, and underground lines, and uses both broad gauge and standard gauge rolling stock. In 2015–16, the airport handled more than 48 million passengers, making it the busiest airport in India and South Asia. The warm season lasts from 21 March to 15 June with an average daily high temperature above 39 °C (102 °F). Other Indian cuisines are also available in this area even though the street specialises in north Indian food.:40–50. A Small Causes Court deals with civil cases, while a Magistrates' Court and the Sessions Court handle criminal cases in the city. room no. Branches in North Delhi District. all the blocks in the District and then a School List in the Block. When Ghori died without an heir in 1206 CE, his territories fractured, with various generals claiming sovereignty over different areas. The Delhi–Mumbai and Delhi–Kolkata prongs of the Golden Quadrilateral start from the city. A union territory, the political administration of the NCT of Delhi today more closely resembles that of a state of India, with its own legislature, high court and an executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister. According to the UN this makes Delhi urban area the world's second-largest, after Tokyo, although Demographia declares the Jakarta urban area to be the second-largest. , As a first-level administrative division, the National Capital Territory of Delhi has its own Legislative Assembly, Lieutenant Governor, council of ministers and Chief Minister. Delhi hosted the first Asian Games in 1951 from 4 to 11 March.  As of August 2018[update], the metro consists of eight operational lines with a total length of 296 km (184 mi) and 214 stations, and several other lines are under construction. The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) office, while small, wore a busy look on Thursday. The city's Hindi newspapers include Navbharat Times, Hindustan Dainik, Punjab Kesari, Pavitra Bharat, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhaskar, Dainik Prayukti, Amar Ujala and Dainik Desbandhu. , A second international airport open for commercial flights has been suggested either by expansion of Meerut Airport or construction of a new airport in Greater Noida. Link to access causelists of all the courts. Delhi's groundwater level is falling and its population density is increasing, so residents often encounter acute water shortage. , As India's national capital and centuries old Mughal capital, Delhi influenced the food habits of its residents and is where Mughlai cuisine originated. name and number of presidents and members. A total of 489 athletes representing 11 Asian National Olympic Committees participated in 57 events from eight sports and discipline. , Religious festivals include Diwali (the festival of lights), Mahavir Jayanti, Guru Nanak's Birthday, Raksha Bandhan, Durga Puja, Holi, Lohri, Chauth, Krishna Janmastami, Maha Shivratri, Eid ul-Fitr, Moharram and Buddha Jayanti. The Hindon River separates Ghaziabad from the eastern part of Delhi. Sreedharan was awarded the prestigious Legion of Honour by the French Government for his contribution to Delhi Metro.