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Bharat

(ˈbʌrʌt)
n
(Placename) transliteration of the Hindi name for India
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Noun1.Bharat - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern AsiaBharat - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
dacoity, dakoity - robbery by a gang of armed dacoits
Indian Mutiny, Sepoy Mutiny - discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)
Lucknow - the British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857)
battle of Panipat, Panipat - battle in which the ruler of Afghanistan defeated the Mahrattas in 1761
battle of Plassey, Plassey - the victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengal
godown - (in India and Malaysia) a warehouse
mulligatawny - a soup of eastern India that is flavored with curry; prepared with a meat or chicken base
chapati, chapatti - flat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle
al-Ummah - a terrorist group formed in India in 1992; is believed to be responsible for bombings in southern India in 1998
Movement for Revenge, Tareekh e Kasas - an organization of Muslims in India who killed Hindus in September 2002; believed to have ties with Muslim terrorists in Pakistan
British Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations - an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
Hindooism, Hinduism - the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries - an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
National Volunteers Association, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh - an all-male organization begun in 1925 to foster nationalism in India's Hindus
panchayat, panchayet, punchayet - a village council in India or southern Pakistan
Mogul empire - an empire established by the Mogul conquerors of India that reigned from 1526 to 1857
ashram - (India) a place of religious retreat for Hindus
British Empire - a former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control; reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I; it included the British Isles, British West Indies, Canada, British Guiana; British West Africa, British East Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand; "the sun never sets on the British Empire"
Assam - state in northeastern India
Karnataka, Mysore - state in southern India; formerly Mysore
Manipur - state in northeastern India
Hindustan - northern region of India where Hinduism predominates
Sikkim - a geographical area and former kingdom in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan
Canara, Kanara - a historical region of southwestern India on the west coast
Punjab - a historical region on northwestern India and northern Pakistan
Delhi, Old Delhi - a city in north central India
Bangalore - an industrial city in south central India (west of Chennai)
Jabalpur, Jubbulpore - an industrial city of central India to the southeast of Delhi
Calcutta, Kolkata - the largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; suffers from poverty and overcrowding
Bombay, Mumbai - a city in western India just off the coast of the Arabian Sea; India's 2nd largest city (after Calcutta); has the only natural deep-water harbor in western India
Agra - a city in northern India; former capital of the Mogul empire; site of the Taj Mahal
Hyderabad - a city in south central India in Andhra Pradesh
Chennai, Madras - a city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras
Lucknow - a city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh; during the Indian Mutiny its British residents were besieged by Indian insurgents
Mysore - a city in southern India to the southwest of Bangalore
Salem - a city in southern India
Andhra Pradesh - a state of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal
Bihar - a state of northeastern India
Goa - a state of southwestern India; a former Portuguese colony
Gujarat, Gujerat - an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay
Madras, Tamil Nadu - a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras
Uttar Pradesh - a state in northern India
Gujarat, Gujerat - a region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken
Maharashtra - a historical area in west-central India
Orissa - state in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal
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Increased allocation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan can prevent many of these diseases with consequential benefit to one and all," the ministry said.
This is the first such survey since the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission in October, 2014.
We must collectively preserve the core values of pluralism and secularism that have served, over the years, to safeguard the fabric of our society," Pranab told a group of young volunteers of the Bharat Scouts and Guides here.
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has joined the list of the nation's Bharat Ratnas.
When she married Bharat Shah, 51, she intended to be a wife and mother.
Asked in the wake of this statement for an example of a factory that imports and recycles hazardous waste in an environmentally sound manner, MOEF officials pointed to the Bhopal-based Bharat Zinc Ltd.
Bharat Shiromani Awardees Include Olympic Medalists, Top Business Leaders
Bharat, who works closely with RSM Tenon's associate firm, RSM Astute Consulting in Mumbai, said: "There have been huge changes in India over the past ten years.
Indian media reported on Wednesday that the FIR was registered on the orders of a local court, The report said that 46-year-old Khan was in Kanpur on August 24 for promotion of his film Bodyguard when an employee of Anti Corruption Omendra Bharat and some other people crowded around the Bollywood star's vehicle to present him a Gandhi cap and request him to join their agitation.
Colts' captain Bharat Srinivasan won the toss and put the opposition in and this decision paid rich dividends as his bowlers bowled a disciplined line and length and bundled out the opposition for 64 runs in 24 overs.
The joint venture company will be named David Brown Bharat Forge Gear Systems India Ltd and will serve the Indian heavy engineering industry.
India-based Bharat Forge Limited (Bharat Forge) has reported a net profit in the second quarter of 2010.