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Jharkhand: State in eastern India
Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. The state shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh to the northwest, Chhattisgarh to the west, Odisha to the south and West Bengal to the east. It has an area of 79,710 km2 (30,778 sq mi). It is the 15th largest state by area, and the 14th largest by population. Hindi is the official language of the state. The city of Ranchi is its capital and Dumka its sub capital. The state is known for its waterfalls, hills and holy places; Baidyanath Dham, Parasnath and Rajrappa are major religious sites. The state was formed in 2000, from the territory that had previously been part of Bihar.

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Watch: Hemant Soren’s ‘Kaam ki Baat’ jibe at PM Modi; BJP leaders lash out [Video]

Watch: Hemant Soren’s ‘Kaam ki Baat’ jibe at PM Modi; BJP leaders lash out

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is facing backlash from the BJP after he mocked the Prime Minister with ‘Kaam Ki Baat’ jibe. After PM Modi’s phone-call with him on the Covid situation in..

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'Oxygen Express' arrives in Lucknow [Video]

'Oxygen Express' arrives in Lucknow

The 'Oxygen Express' carrying 10 oxygen tankers arrived in Lucknow from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand on May 04. The requirement of oxygen has soared in the country due to COVID situation. In view of this,..

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Vaccine manufacturers will supply vaccine by May end: Jharkhand Health Minister [Video]

Vaccine manufacturers will supply vaccine by May end: Jharkhand Health Minister

Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta on April 29 alleged that vaccine manufacturers said that they can deliver the vaccines only by May end. "We have ordered 25 lakh vaccines each from the Serum..

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Jharkhand's 'Health Safety Week' extended till May 06 [Video]

Jharkhand's 'Health Safety Week' extended till May 06

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on April 28 informed that the 'Health Safety Week,' which was going to end on April 29, has been extended till May 06. Apart from the extension, CM Hemant Soren..

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Covid vaccination registration for all above 18 yrs opens today: How to register [Video]

Covid vaccination registration for all above 18 yrs opens today: How to register

Indians above 18 years of age can start registering themselves for Covid-19 vaccination from 4 pm today as the government gears up to launch the third phase of immunisation drive on May 1. Even as the..

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Watch: ‘Oxygen Express' with 64 MT medical oxygen arrives in Madhya Pradesh [Video]

Watch: ‘Oxygen Express' with 64 MT medical oxygen arrives in Madhya Pradesh

Indian Railways' 'Oxygen Express' reached MP's Bhopal from Bokaro in Jharkhand. The train carried six tankers with approximately 64 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen. As per Railways, three tankers to be..

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'Oxygen special train' reaches Bhopal [Video]

'Oxygen special train' reaches Bhopal

The 'Oxygen Express', carrying 6 Oxygen tankers, from Jharkhand's Bokaro arrived at Mandideep railway station in Bhopal on Apr 28. Two tankers unloaded at Mandideep and rest of them were sent to Sagar..

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Oxygen special train arrives in Lucknow [Video]

Oxygen special train arrives in Lucknow

The second Oxygen special train with tankers of oxygen arrived in Lucknow from Bokaro in Jharkhand. The requirement of oxygen has soared in the country due to COVID situation.

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Jharkhand govt announces free vaccination for all above 18-years [Video]

Jharkhand govt announces free vaccination for all above 18-years

Government of India had announced that everyone above 18-years will be eligible to get vaccinated from May 01. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren took another step in the same direction and..

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COVID: Lockdown imposed in Jharkhand [Video]

COVID: Lockdown imposed in Jharkhand

COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the country and to control spread of virus, lockdown imposed in Jharkhand with some exemptions from today. During the lockdown, essential services will continue and..

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COVID-19 scare: Jharkhand govt announces 8-day lockdown with few exemptions [Video]

COVID-19 scare: Jharkhand govt announces 8-day lockdown with few exemptions

Amid surging COVID-19 cases in the state, Jharkhand Government on April 20 announced eight-day lockdown. The lockdown will come into force from April 22-29 with few exemptions. During the eight-day..

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Jharkhand Congress MLA Irfan Ansari performs puja at temple, BJP MP demands his arrest [Video]

Jharkhand Congress MLA Irfan Ansari performs puja at temple, BJP MP demands his arrest

Jharkhand Congress MLA Irfan Ansari stoked controversy by performing puja at a temple. Ansari performed puja at Deoghar's Baidyanath Dham temple, a sacred abode of Lord Shiva. BJP MP Dr Nishikant Dubey..

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Jharkhand Health Minister inspects COVID-19 ward at Ranchi hospital [Video]

Jharkhand Health Minister inspects COVID-19 ward at Ranchi hospital

Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta inspected COVID-19 ward at Sadar Hospital in Ranchi on April 13. "There is no shortage of Remdesivir injection in the state. On Tuesday, we received 1,500..

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Jharkhand Health Minister requests Harsh Vardhan to provide 10 lakh vaccines for 1st dose [Video]

Jharkhand Health Minister requests Harsh Vardhan to provide 10 lakh vaccines for 1st dose

With the surge in COVID-19 cases, states across the country are facing shortage of vaccines. In this regard, Jharkhand Health Minister, Banna Gupta expressed concern and said, "We have requested Union..

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Atulya Ganga Parikrama breaches first milestone in restoring the lost glory of Ganga | Oneindia News [Video]

Atulya Ganga Parikrama breaches first milestone in restoring the lost glory of Ganga | Oneindia News

Atulya Ganga team is working hard to restore the lost glory of Ganga by undertaking the herculean First ever successful Mundman Parikrama of Ganga which means that the journey must conclude at the same..

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Watch: Deer rescued from well in Jharkhand; released into the wild [Video]

Watch: Deer rescued from well in Jharkhand; released into the wild

A deer had fallen into a well in Bagoda road in Jharkhand’s Lohardaga. Villagers alerted forest officials after the deer was spotted inside the well. Forest department officials rushed to rescue the..

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India records 3,460 deaths as 5 states see highest-ever tolls

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Oxygen Express train with 30,000 litres of liquid medical oxygen arrives in UP

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8-day lockdown in Jharkhand from April 22 as COVID-19 cases rise - Details here

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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot writes to PM Modi over vaccine shortage

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Seven new Covid deaths in Jharkhand; 1312 fresh infections reported on Thursday


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India's COVID-19 vaccination drive to go 'contactless' - here's how

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Jharkhand tightens Covid restrictions; no physical classes in schools


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Major reason for surge in cases is laxity in following Covid-appropriate behaviour: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan

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Lockdown in Jharkhand? Night curfew imposed, schools shut - Here's what's allowed, what's not

Night curfew has been imposed from 8 pm to 6 am to check the spread of coronavirus cases in the state.
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Jharkhand steps up security in districts sharing borders with West Bengal ahead of assembly polls


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Scientists begin Jharkhand digging to go deep into Aus-India split


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Pvt jobs: Jharkhand plans 75% quota for locals


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Jharkhand to soon reserve 75% jobs for locals in private sector

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Jharkhand: 2 jawans killed, 3 injured in IED blast by Naxals

Those injured have been airlifted to a hospital in Ranchi.
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Jharkhand: Educational institutions, government offices to reopen from today, check guidelines here

Jharkhand schools will reopen on March 1 for students of Class 8 and above.
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Spend 3 days with wife, 3 with girlfriend, take one off: Jharkhand police's bizarre solution for extra-marital affair

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Jawan injured in encounter between security forces, naxals in Jharkhand


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Jharkhand reports 46 new Covid-19 cases, two fresh fatalities


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Jharkhand tribal families caned, fined in conversion backlash


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Slowly, but steadily, fear of the Covid vaccine is waning

: The number of healthcare workers registering to take the vaccine showed a slow but inexorable rise on Saturday across Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar and Jharkand. In Tamil Nadu, however, the..
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Seven more states to administer Covaxin from next week: Health ministry

Seven more states will be administering the indigenously-developed Covaxin from next week, the health ministry said on Saturday. In addition to the 12 states currently using Covaxin, seven new states..
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Maoist with Rs 15 lakh bounty killed in Jharkhand encounter


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Jharkhand: Mother of five allegedly gang-raped by 17 men in Dumka; NCW seeks report

According to reports, the woman was raped and her husband held hostage by 17 men when the couple was returning home from a market on Tuesday night.
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RJD, Congress organise march in Ranchi in support of protesting farmers

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Mohan Bhagwat arrives in Patna to attend Akhil Bhartiya Karyakari Mandal meeting

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State must discard 'colonial notion' of being sovereign in handing out doles at will: SC

The state must discard the "colonial notion" that it is a sovereign handing out "doles at its will" and is bound to act "fairly" and in a "transparent" manner, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday while..
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CBI raids 45 locations in 4 states for coal smuggling from Eastern Coalfield Limited

Majhi is the alleged kingpin of the illegal coal operation that was being run in the open cast colliery belts along the Bengal-Jharkhand border.
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COVID-19: Jharkhand boarding schools turn milk vendors to meet expenses

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PM Modi congratulates people of Jharkhand on state's foundation day

"My heartiest greetings to all the residents of the state on the foundation day of Jharkhand. On this occasion, I wish all the people happiness, prosperity and good health," PM Modi wrote.
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DNA Explained: Why is Hemant Soren govt in Jharkhand demanding separate religious code for Sarna tribals?

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Bypoll results 2020: Counting and results to be declared on 56 assembly seats in 11 states including MP

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Jharkhand decides to keep CBI out, becomes the 7th state to do so

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