In 1994, British-Pakistani Muslim militant Omar Sheikh was arrested in India for allegedly kidnapping an American in New Delhi.
In November 1983 Gandhi hosted Thatcher and Queen Elizabeth at a Commonwealth Summit in New Delhi.
She divides her time between New York, London, and New Delhi.
He carried out many successful missions in Kashmir and even in New Delhi, where he took Western hostages.
Twenty days later, Gandhi was shot to death by her own Sikh bodyguards in New Delhi.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for the attack, which took place in the Indian capital city New Delhi.
The IMF and World Bank had periodically shared their fears with New Delhi about the uncontrolled rise in population levels.
It is at present kept in good condition by the few European inhabitants of New Delhi.
I must not neglect to mention the English military station, which is situated upon some low hills near New Delhi.
One of the most pleasing effects of the New Delhi is the series of vistas which the lay-out provides.
Old English, from Latin India, from Greek India "region of the Indus River," later used of the region beyond it, from Indos "Indus River," from Old Persian Hindu, the name for the province of Sind, from Sanskrit sindhu "river." The more common Middle English form was Ynde or Inde, From French (see Indies). India began to prevail 16c., perhaps under Spanish or Portuguese influence.
Note: Built from 1912 to 1929 to replace Calcutta as the capital.
Note: Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in 1948 at one of the city's prayer grounds.
Note: India is the second most populous country in the world, after China.
Note: British control of India began in 1757 and did not end until the dissolution of the British regime, or Raj, in 1947, when India was divided into India and Pakistan.
Note: Mahatma Gandhi led the movement for Indian independence through passive resistance to British rule. He was killed by a fanatic in 1948.
Note: The country is marked by conflict between the Hindu and Muslim populations and violence between castes.
Note: Despite world disapproval, in 1998 India successfully conducted nuclear bomb tests. Pakistan did the same two weeks later. (See Kashmir.)
occurs only in Esther 1:1 and 8:9, where the extent of the dominion of the Persian king is described. The country so designated here is not the peninsula of Hindustan, but the country surrounding the Indus, the Punjab. The people and the products of India were well known to the Jews, who seem to have carried on an active trade with that country (Ezek. 27:15, 24).