Indian PM Narendra Modi at India-Africa Summit underway in Delhi: 'Two-thirds of India and Africa is under the age of 35. And, if the future belongs to the youth, then this century is ours to shape and build' - @ndtv
We are seeing reports of an earthquake being felt in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, and as far away as New Delhi, India. We are awaiting the magnitude and we will bring it to you when we get it. - Ariana
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New Delhi (/ˌnjuːˈdɛli/) is a district in Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of the Government of India. It is also the centre of the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. New Delhi is situated within the metropolis of Delhi and is one of the eleven districts of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
The foundation stone of the city was laid by George V, Emperor of India during the Delhi Durbar of 1911. It was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. The new capital was inaugurated on 13 February 1931, by India's Viceroy Lord Irwin.
Although colloquially Delhi and New Delhi as names are used interchangeably to refer to the jurisdiction of NCT of Delhi, these are two distinct entities, and the latter is a small part of the former.