Delhi

Delhi (/ˈdɛli/, Hindustani pronunciation: [d̪ɪlliː] Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is the capital territory of India. Delhi is historically and culturally connected to both the Upper Doab of the Yamuna-Ganges river system and the Punjab region. It is bordered by Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. It is the largest city in India in terms of geographical area - about 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi). It has a population of about 16.3 million, making it the second most populous city and second most populous urban agglomeration in India and 3rd largest urban area in the world. Such is the nature of urban expansion in Delhi that its growth has expanded beyond the NCT to incorporate towns in neighbouring states and at its largest extent can count a population of about 25 million residents as of 2014.

Delhi has been continuously inhabited since the 6th century BC. Through most of its history, Delhi has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empires. It has been captured, ransacked and rebuilt several times, particularly during the medieval period, and modern Delhi is a cluster of a number of cities spread across the metropolitan region.

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First-ever Titanosaur 'egg-in-egg' suggests dinosaurs that lived more than 66 million years ago had a ...

The Daily Mail 20 Jun 2022
Paleontologists working in India have discovered the first-ever dinosaur 'egg-in-egg.' ... The team, led by the University of Delhi, believe this 'rare and important' discovery shows dinosaurs had a reproductive biology similar to that of birds – it was previously thought dinosaurs were more similar to turtles and other reptiles ... RELATED ARTICLES ... ....
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While You Were Asleep: In a first, 3 countries to host 2026 FIFA World Cup, ...

Indian Express 17 Jun 2022
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New fossil discovery from Central India throws light on the reproductive biology of sauropod dinosaurs

Gulf News 13 Jun 2022
The new discovery of an ovum-in-ovo pathological egg characteristic of birds in titanosaurids argues for a segmented oviduct as in crocodiles and birds and possible sequential laying of eggs as in birds ... Prasad (Department of Geology, University of Delhi, India) investigated the new fossil discovery....
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Delhi rewind: How the National Museum of Natural History became a centre for environmental activism ...

Indian Express 05 Jun 2022
However, in Delhi, the museum was to have a whole new meaning ... Before the establishment of NMNH, Mandi House was known as the cultural centre of Delhi ... Also read .How DLF built colonies in Delhi for aspirational Partition migrants ... Gaur explained that the museum had a unique impact on the social life of Delhi ... Delhi news Live ... read more Delhi rewind....

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