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A state of north-central India west of New Delhi. Formerly part of East Punjab, Haryana was made a separate state in 1966. Chandigarh is the capital.
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(Placename) a state of NE India, formed in 1966 from the Hindi-speaking parts of the state of Punjab. Capital: Chandigarh (shared with Punjab). Pop: 21 082 989 (2001 est). Area: 44 506 sq km (17 182 sq miles)
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or Ha•ri•a•na

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a state in NW India, formed in 1966 from the S part of Punjab. 16,463,648; 17,074 sq. mi. (44,222 sq. km). Cap. (shared with Punjab): Chandigarh.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 4 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja, who has been appointed as president of Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) on Wednesday ahead of Assembly polls in the state said that it is a huge responsibility on her shoulders.
IANS New Delhi Calling the Delhi Metro's Green Line to Haryana a"gateway to development", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off the Mundka (Delhi)-Bahadurgarh (Haryana) section through video conference.
Vodafone has announced that it has successfully launched its 4g services across 440 towns in Haryana. The company's SuperNet services are already present in key centers like Karnal, Sonipat, Rewari and more.
With the BJP government caught in a beef row in Haryana, Aam Aadmi Party has said that the raids are politically motivated and the BJP has neglected cows in its state.
Madhya Pradesh, July 26 -- Showing their superiority in every aspect of the game, Punjab Steelers beat Haryana Gold 106-97 on Tuesday afternoon in game two of the semifinal series of the North Division of the UBA Pro Basketball League and seal their maiden place in the finals of the championship for the UBA Pro Basketball League Season 3.
Haryana: ICICI Bank signed a MoU with Haryana government at the 'Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit 2016'.
Global Banking News-March 10, 2016--ICICI Bank signs MoU with the Government of Haryana
Manohar Lal Khattar will be the new chief minister of the northern state Haryana. Khattar, 60, was elected as the BJP legislative party leader at a meeting of the newly elected lawmakers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at its meeting held in the state capital Chandigarh in presence of federal Minister of Urban Development M.
Bhutan is showing enhanced interest in forging cooperation with the Indian state of Haryana in agriculture, livestock, and technology.
Summary: New Delhi: Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay were taken ...
Haryana has made a remarkable contribution in terms of agricultural production in India.

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