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National Capital Territory Of Delhi
DELHI (/ˈdɛli/ , Hindustani pronunciation: DILLI), officially the NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI or NCT, is a city and a union territory of India
India
. It is bordered by Haryana
Haryana
on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi). According to 2011 census, Delhi's city population was about 11 million, the second highest in India
India
after Mumbai
Mumbai
, while the whole NCT population was about 16.8 million, making it the world's 3rd largest city proper by population . Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundary to include an estimated population of over 26 million people making it the world's second largest urban area
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Punjabi Language
PUNJABI (/pʌnˈdʒɑːbi/ ; Shahmukhi : پنجاب ی paṉjābī; Gurmukhi
Gurmukhi
: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ pañjābī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by over 100 million native speakers worldwide, making it the 11th most widely spoken language (2015) in the world. It is the native language of the Punjabi people who inhabit the historical Punjab region of India
India
and Pakistan
Pakistan
. Among the Indo-European languages it is unusual in being a tonal language . Punjabi is the most widely spoken language in Pakistan
Pakistan
, the 11th most widely spoken in India
India
and the third-most spoken native language in the Indian Subcontinent
Indian Subcontinent

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Indian English
INDIAN ENGLISH is any of the forms of English characteristic of India . English is a lingua franca of India. CONTENTS * 1 English proficiency * 2 Court language * 3 Features of the dialect * 4 History * 5 Phonology * 5.1 Vowels * 5.2 Consonants * 5.3 Spelling pronunciation * 5.4 Supra-segmental features * 6 Morphology and syntax * 7 Numbering system * 8 Vocabulary * 9 Spelling and national differences * 10 See also * 11 Notes * 12 References * 13 Further reading * 14 External links ENGLISH PROFICIENCYThough English is one of the two official languages of the Union Government of India, only a few hundred thousand Indians have English as their first language. According to 2001 Census , English is known to 12.6% Indians in the 2001 census
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Urdu Language
Pakistan
Pakistan
(national and official) India
India
(official as per the 8th Schedule of the Constitution and in the following states/union territories) Official: * <
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Time Zone
A TIME ZONE is a region of the globe that observes a uniform standard time for legal , commercial , and social purposes. Time
Time
zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time . Most of the time zones on land are offset from Coordinated Universal Time
Time
(UTC) by a whole number of hours ( UTC−12 to UTC+14), but a few zones are offset by 30 or 45 minutes (e.g. Newfoundland Standard Time is UTC−03:30, Nepal
Nepal
Standard Time
Time
is UTC+05:45, and Indian Standard Time
Time
is UTC+05:30). Some higher latitude and temperate zone countries use daylight saving time for part of the year, typically by adjusting local clock time by an hour. Many land time zones are skewed toward the west of the corresponding nautical time zones
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Indian Standard Time
INDIAN STANDARD TIME (IST) is the time observed throughout India
India
, with a time offset of UTC+05:30 . India
India
does not observe daylight saving time (DSTu) or other seasonal adjustments. In military and aviation time IST is designated E* ("Echo-Star"). Indian Standard Time
Indian Standard Time
is calculated on the basis of 82.30' E longitude , in Allahabad which is nearly on the corresponding longitude reference line. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Criticism and proposals * 3 Time signals * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORY Main article: Time in India
India
After independence in 1947 , the Indian government established IST as the official time for the whole country, although Kolkata
Kolkata
and Mumbai retained their own local time (known as Calcutta Time and Bombay Time ) until 1948 and 1955, respectively
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Hindi
HINDI ( Devanagari
Devanagari
: हिन्दी, IAST
IAST
: Hindī), or MODERN STANDARD HINDI ( Devanagari
Devanagari
: मानक हिन्दी, IAST
IAST
: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and sanskritised register of the Hindustani language . Modern Hindi
Hindi
and its literary tradition evolved towards the end of the 18th century. Along with the English language
English language
, Hindi
Hindi
written in the Devanagari script is the official language of the Government of India
India
. On 14 September 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India
India
adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India
India

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Demonym
A DEMONYM (/ˈdɛmənɪm/ ; δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄόνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place. It is a neologism (i.e., a recently minted term); previously GENTILIC was recorded in English dictionaries, e.g., the Oxford
Oxford
English Dictionary and Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary. Examples of demonyms include a Swahili for a person of the Swahili coast , the colloquial Kiwi for a person from New Zealand
New Zealand
, and a Cochabambino for a person from the city of Cochabamba
Cochabamba
. Demonyms do not always clearly distinguish place of origin or ethnicity from place of residence or citizenship, and many demonyms overlap with the ethnonym for the ethnically dominant group of a region
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Urban Area
An URBAN AREA is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment . Urban areas are created through urbanization and are categorized by urban morphology as cities , towns , conurbations or suburbs . In urbanism , the term contrasts to rural areas such as villages and hamlets and in urban sociology or urban anthropology it contrasts with natural environment . The creation of early predecessors of urban areas during the urban revolution led to the creation of human civilization with modern urban planning , which along with other human activities such as exploitation of natural resources leads to human impact on the environment . The world's urban population in 1950 of just 746 million has increased to 3.9 billion in the decades since. In 2009, the number of people living in urban areas (3.42 billion) surpassed the number living in rural areas (3.41 billion) and since then the world has become more urban than rural
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List Of Million-plus Urban Agglomerations In India
INDIA is a country in South Asia . It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people . India consists of twenty-nine states and seven union territories . It is a home to 17.5 percent of the world\'s population . CONTENTS * 1 Urban areas * 2 Gallery * 3 Map * 4 List * 5 See also * 6 Notes * 7 References * 8 Further reading * 9 External links URBAN AREASThe first population census in British India was conducted in 1872. Since 1951, a census has been carried out every 10 years. The census in India is carried out by the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner under the Ministry of Home Affairs , and is one of the largest administrative tasks conducted by a federal government. The latest population figures are based on data from the 2011 census of India
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Municipal Corporation Of Delhi
Aam Aadmi Party (49) Indian National Congress
Indian National Congress
(31) ELECTIONS VOTING SYSTEM First-past-the-post LAST ELECTION April, 2017 MEETING PLACE MCD Civic Centre WEBSITE mcdonline.gov.in See also: New Delhi
Delhi
Municipal Council The MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF DELHI (MCD) is a municipal corporation , an autonomous body that governs 8 of the 11 Districts of Delhi
Delhi
, in the state of Delhi
Delhi
, India
India
. It was one of three municipalities in the National Capital Territory of Delhi
Delhi
, the others being New Delhi Municipal Council , and Delhi
Delhi
Cantonment Board. "The MCD was among the largest municipal bodies in the world providing civic services to more than estimated population of 11 million citizens in the capital city
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Metropolitan Area
A METROPOLITAN AREA, sometimes referred to as a METRO AREA or COMMUTER BELT, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing. A metro area usually comprises multiple jurisdictions and municipalities : neighborhoods , townships , boroughs , cities , towns , exurbs , suburbs , counties , districts , states , and even nations like the eurodistricts . As social, economic and political institutions have changed, metropolitan areas have become key economic and political regions. Metropolitan areas include one or more urban areas , as well as satellite cities, towns and intervening rural areas that are socio-economically tied to the urban core, typically measured by commuting patterns
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UTC+5.30
UTC+05:30 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +05:30. This time is used in India
India
and Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
. It is 5 and a half hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time
Coordinated Universal Time
or UTC. CONTENTS* 1 As standard time (all year round) * 1.1 South Asia * 2 See also * 3 References AS STANDARD TIME (ALL YEAR ROUND)SOUTH ASIA * India
India
(New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai) - Indian Standard Time * Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
- Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Standard Time SEE ALSO * Indian Standard Time
Indian Standard Time
* Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Standard Time * Madras Time * Bangladesh
Bangladesh
* Nepal
Nepal
REFERENCES * ^ "Military and Civilian Time Designations"
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Postal Index Number
A POSTAL INDEX NUMBER or PIN or PIN CODE is a code in the post office numbering or post code system used by India
India
Post , the Indian postal administration . The code is six digits long. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Postal zones * 3 PIN numbering * 3.1 Sorting district * 3.2 Service route * 3.3 Delivery office * 4 Delivery system * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYThe PIN Code system was introduced on 15 August 1972 by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar, an additional secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications. The system was introduced to simplify the manual sorting and delivery of mail by eliminating confusion over incorrect addresses, similar place names and different languages used by the public. POSTAL ZONESThere are nine PIN zones in India, including eight regional zones and one functional zone (for the Indian Army). The first digit of the PIN code indicates the region
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Uttar Pradesh
UTTAR PRADESH (/ˈʊtər prəˈdɛʃ/ ) (IAST : Uttara Pradeśa), is a state in northern India
India
. Abbreviated as UP, it is the most populous state in the Republic of India
India
as well as the most populous country subdivision in the world . The densely populated state, located in the northern region of the Indian subcontinent, has over 200 million inhabitants. It was created on 1 April 1937 as the UNITED PROVINCES during British rule, and was renamed Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
in 1950. The state is divided into 18 divisions and 75 districts with the capital being Lucknow
Lucknow
. The main ethnic group is the Hindavi people , forming the demographic plurality. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttarakhand , was carved out from the state's Himalayan hill region
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Haryana
^† Joint Capital with Punjab †† Common for Punjab, Haryana
Haryana
and Chandigarh. Symbols of Haryana ANIMAL Black buck
Black buck
BIRD Black francolin
Black francolin
FLOWER Lotus TREE Peepal HARYANA (IPA: ), carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1 November 1966 on linguistic basis, is one of the 29 states in India
India
. Situated in North India
India
with less than 1.4% (44,212 km2 (17,070 sq mi)) of India's land area, it is ranked 21st in terms of area. Chandigarh
Chandigarh
is the capital, Faridabad in National Capital Region is the most populous city of the state and the Gurugram
Gurugram
is the financial hub of NCR with major Fortune 500
Fortune 500
companies located in it
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