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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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As part of the Swachh Bharat Mission, the 14-coach train is scheduled to be launched by Indian Railways on April 10 to showcase the cleaning-up efforts undertaken till date by the government and also to generate greater awareness towards cleanliness in the run-up to the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in 2019.
Summary: New Delhi, [India] Mar 12 (ANI): In order to promote specially-abled athletes, coaches from Special Olympics (SO) Bharat and Delhi Dynamos Football Club played a football match on March 12 and 13.
Summary: Consulate asks NRIs to fund prime minister's Swachh Bharat Kosh
Micromax has quietly listed its upcoming Bharat 5 Plus smartphone on their website.
by Times News ServiceSwachh Bharat Abhiyan or clean India campaign was launched the BJP-led government in 2014.
Speaking with Wired, Bharat responded to Google News featuring 4chan hoax threads as the "Top Stories" during and after the Oct.
SPORTS Minister Vijay Goel has backed Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour.
Auto Business News-February 17, 2016--Tata Motors, Bharat Forge and General Dynamics establishe an alliance to bid for USD11bn army project
After the national anthem was sung at the end of such a seminar in a Catholic school, a small number of young parents came to the priest who was the manager of the school to lodge their protest saying, "the program was incomplete because you didn't say the slogan, ' Bharat Mata ki jai' after the national anthem.
The RSS link to the government obliges it to resort to sophistry when talking about Akhand Bharat, saying that the idea will not be forced by military conquest (as though it is possible at all) on reluctant neighbors.
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, has announced that its entire range of 9t to 49t trucks and buses will now be available in a Bharat Stage IV variant - equivalent to Euro Stage IV.
USPRwire, Mon Jun 01 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Bharat Biotech International Limited - Product Pipeline Review - 2015', provides an overview of the Bharat Biotech International Limited's pharmaceutical research and development focus.