Jharkhand


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Jhar·khand

 (jär′kənd)
A state of eastern India west of West Bengal. Originally part of Bihar, Jharkhand was made a separate state in 2000. Ranchi is the capital.

Jharkhand

(ˈdʒɑːkʌnd)
n
(Placename) a state of NE India, created in 2000 from the S part of Bihar: consists of part of the Chota Nagpur plateau; mineral extraction, including coal and mica. Capital: Ranchi. Pop: 26 909 428 (2001). Area: 74 677 sq km (28 833 sq miles)
Translations
Dzshárkhand
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DELHI POLICE crime branch on Sunday arrested a couple from Jharkhand allegedly involved in trafficking of almost 5,000 children.
Palamu (Jharkhand) [India], November 29 ( ANI ): Two Naxals including one with a bounty of Rs 10 Lakh on his head surrendered before Palamu Police in Jharkhand on Wednesday.
He is the founder member of two extremist outfits -- Jharkhand Tiger Group and Jharkhand Bachao Andolan -- and has 13 pending cases against him.
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India] October 30 ( ANI ): Union Minister for Railway and Coal, Piyush Goel on Monday said Railways will invest 3850 crore rupees in Jharkhand in this financial year.
The BJP will not project anyone as chief ministerial candidate in the Jharkhand assembly election but contest the polls under collective leadership, banning personalitycentric politics," party national vice- president Raghubar Das said.
Sri Raghubar Das, Honble chief minister of Jharkhand presented the award to Chief - , Maithon Power Limited.
Giridh (Jharkhand) [India], October 27 ( ANI ): Myanmar Consul General Pyi Soe died in a road accident in Jharkhand on Friday.
PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday cautioned the people in pollbound Jharkhand against fractured mandate, saying that only stable governments could take important decisions to usher in development.
Bids have been invited by Adani Power (Jharkhand) for setting up a thermal power project in Jharkhand.
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Sept 22 ( ANI ): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday urged Naxals in Jharkhand to shun violence and surrender.
People have now realised the gain and loss they have suffered since the formation of Jharkhand.
The project intends to provide irrigation to 1,11,521 ha annually in backward and drought prone areas of Palamu & Garhwa districts in Jharkhand and Aurangabad, and Gaya districts in Bihar.