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Duke and Duchess meet Indian premier in New Delhi

William and Kate meet with India's prime minister Narendra Modi Credit: PA

William and Kate have met with India's prime minister Narendra Modi for lunch in New Delhi.

After visiting a homeless children's charity, the royal couple changed into formal clothes and travelled to Hyderabad House, a former royal residence of Maharajas that has hosted heads of state from across the globe.


William and Kate set to meet India's PM over lunch

William and Kate are currently on a seven-day tour of India Credit: Anwar Hussein/EMPICS Entertainment

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are due to meet India's prime Minister Narendra Modi over lunch today as their official tour of the country continues.

The couple are expected to dine with Modi at New Delhi's Hyderabad House, a former royal residence of Maharajas, before entering the next leg of their journey and travelling to the Kaziranga National Park in the state of Assam.

Kaziranga is a World Heritage Site and a wildlife conservation area and the Royals are due to spend the next few days there learning about the people and wildlife who inhabit the area.

Royal couple honour historic ties between UK and India

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honoured the historic ties between the UK and India on the New Delhi leg of their seven-day tour of the subcontinent.

At the residence of the British High Commissioner, the Duke spoke of the Queen's fondness for India and described how the Commonwealth is "enormously important" to her.

The royal couple also paid tribute to the 75,000 Indian soldiers who died fighting in World War I, and laid flowers at the spot where India's founding father Mahatma Gandhi was killed.

ITV News Correspondent Geraint Vincent reports:


William and Kate lay wreaths to honour WWI soldiers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have travelled to the India Gate war memorial to lay a wreath in honour of those who lost their lives in World War I.

The couple are on a seven-day tour of India and Bhutan.

William and Kate attend Bollywood gala on India tour

The royal couple arrive at a charity ball in Mumbai. Credit: PA

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a Bollywood Charity Gala in Mumbai.

The pair rubbed shoulders with the stars of Indian cinema including Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai.

Kate glittered in a sequinned gown in royal blue by UK designer Jenny Packham for the event.

ITV News' Geraint Vincent reports:

The Gala held at a Mumbai hotel will raise for money for charities supporting street children.

Earlier today, the royal couple paid tributes to victims of the 2008 Mumbai attacks and played cricket at the famous Oval ground.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at charity gala in Mumbai. Credit: PA

Royal couple play cricket at Mumbai's famous Oval ground

Kate showed off her batting skills as William looked on. Credit: PA

They may not have been wearing whites, but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge showed they were game for cricket on the first day of their Indian tour.

Prince William looked on as his wife, wearing a colourful summer dress and wedges, showed off her batting skills.

The charity match at Mumbai's famous Oval Maidan featured legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on the bowling side.

Prince William and Kate were good sports during the friendly game. Credit: PA

ITV News Correspondent Geraint Vincent joined the royal couple on their visit as they met Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar:

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