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Jharkhand: State in Eastern India
Jharkhand is a state in eastern India, carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000. 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.

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When it comes to good education, looks alone don’t matter

Niti Aayog’s School Education Quality Index shows just how inconsistent the quality of a government school education is across the country. While Kerala and Tamil Nadu remained top overall performers..
IndiaTimes - Published

Only 5 states have rolled out new MV Act

Only five states — Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka and Assam — have implemented the amended Motor Vehicles Act nearly five weeks after the Centre notified the new law. TOI has learnt that..
IndiaTimes - Published

Man branded child-lifter, beaten to death

A 31-year-old man from Hazaribagh died on Saturday a few hours after he was allegedly beaten up by a mob near the Koderma railway station in Jharkhand on suspicion of being a child-lifter.
IndiaTimes - Published

Jharkhand CM vows to end Naxalism in Jharkhand, pays tribute to jawans killed in encounter

"Naxalism is breathing its last in Jharkhand and we will only rest when we eradicate it completely," Das told reporters
DNA - Published

Police arrest Qaida recruiter from Jharkhand


IndiaTimes - Published

47 lakh people got treatment in 1st year under Ayushman Bharat scheme

Last year on September 23, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched PM-JAY from Ranchi, Jharkhand. In this short period of 12 months, 46.4 lakh hospital treatments, worth Rs 7,500 crores have been..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP raising Article 370 to divert attention from 'monumental failures' in Jharkhand: Hemant Soren

The former Jharkhand chief minister's sharp attack comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah referred to Article 370 abrogation while listing the achievements of the NDA..
IndiaTimes - Published

Jharkhand: Colleagues use torches to get soldier airlifted

About a hundred soldiers stood around the outer ring of the helipad with their torchlights on, ensuring a perfect landing.
DNA - Published

43,600 helmetless riders killed in 2018, UP tops list with 6,000

Close to 43,600 two-wheeler riders without helmets died in road accidents in 2018. This was 21% higher than the previous year. Gujarat and Jharkhand have announced exemption to pillion riders from..
IndiaTimes - Published

Jharkhand: If CM doesn't apologise, legal action will be taken, says Hemant Soren

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and former chief minister Hemant Soren on Sunday said if chief minister Raghubar Das does not apologies for his false allegations, then he would initiate legal..
IndiaTimes - Published

Jharkhand gives citizens 3-month breather from revised Motor Vehicle Act

Guj, Uttarakhand lowered its fines, Maha refused to enact the act now
DNA - Published

Jharkhand: Amit Shah to launch ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’ on September 18


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'Picture abhi baaki hai', says PM on govt work in the coming days

"My government has launched a slew of development projects in the first 100 days. However, a lot still needs to be done. Picture Abhi baaki hai," PM Modi said addressing a public meeting in Ranchi..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM inaugurates multi-modal cargo terminal, lays foundation of Jharkhand secretariat building


IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi inaugurates Jharkhand's assembly building

The three-storey Jharkhand assembly building has been constructed at a cost of Rs 465 crore. It is dubbed as the first paperless assembly in the country.
IndiaTimes - Published

Jharkhand: PM to launch Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana today in Ranchi


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Jharkhand lynching: Autopsy report says Tabrez Ansari died due to cardiac arrest, murder charges against accused dropped

A Special Investigating Team (SIT) was also formed in the Jharkhand lynching case.
DNA - Published

In Jharkhand, kadhais keep anaemia at bay


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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar takes on BJP in Jharkhand

Nitish says Jharkhand has not realised its dream despite getting separated from Bihar
DNA - Published

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) demands total 83 per cent quota for different caste-groups in Jharkhand


IndiaTimes - Published

BJP in poll mode in Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand

BJP has already begun its election campaign with yatras by chief ministers in Maharashtra and Haryana.
IndiaTimes - Published

After age 1, people in J&K live the longest in India

A child that survives to the age of 1 can expect to live longer in Jammu & Kashmir than in any other state of India. Data just released by the Census and Registrar General’s office also shows that..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rajiv Gauba takes over as cabinet secretary

Gauba is an IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre (1982 batch) and has held important assignments.
DNA - Published

Jharkhand: Woman beat up by mob for suspected kidnapping

The police, who came in to rescue the woman, Lilavati Devi, also faced attacks by the mob and had the windows of their vehicle broken due to stone-pelting.
DNA - Published

JMM and Shiv Sena's sweet revenge: EC bars JD(U) from using its symbol in Jharkhand and Maharashtra

The JDU had recently decided to fight the upcoming Jharkhand assembly polls alone without the aid of the BJP, its alliance partner in neighbouring Bihar.
DNA - Published

Congress appoints Rameshwar Oraon as new Jharkhand unit chief, TS Singh Deo is screening panel chief


IndiaTimes - Published

EC bars JDU from contesting Jharkhand Assembly elections on 'arrow' symbol

​​The concession will not be granted to JD(U) in Maharashtra either, where Shiv Sena has been allotted the same 'bow and arrow' symbol. Both Maharashtra and Jharkhand are due for assembly election..
IndiaTimes - Published

JD(U) can't use its 'arrow' poll symbol to contest elections in Jharkhand, Maharashtra:Election Commission

The Election Commission has barred JD(U) from using its poll symbol 'arrow' to contest elections in Jharkhand and Maharashtra owing to its similarity with the 'bow and arrow' symbol used by JMM and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Jharkhand: 'Panchayat' strips woman nude after she was abused by nephew

The 'panchayat' at Dengidoh village in Jharkhand's Koderma district held the woman guilty, though she is the alleged victim
DNA - Published

Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba appointed next Cabinet Secretary

Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will take charge as the country's top bureaucrat from the incumbent PK Sinha.
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Heavy rainfall likely in west UP, Punjab, Odisha, West Bengal over the next few days: IMD

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning may also occur at isolated places over Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim and Odisha.
DNA - Published

Jharkhand: 2 of a family dead, 3 others injured after allegedly being shot by RPF constable

The incident took place on Saturday.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 'Brother' takes women cancer patients for a movie treat

GOOD SAMARITAN: Sisters in Jharkhand, Ashish celebrates Raksha Bandhan with them
DNA - Published

Jharkhand: Farmer's jugaad turns scooter into plough

DESI PROWESS: Jharkhand man spends Rs 6,000 to develop tilling equipment
DNA - Published

Union Home Minister Amit Shah appoints in-charges for poll-bound states

Elections are due in Jharkhand, Maharashtra, and Haryana this year while Delhi will go to polls in January next year.
DNA - Published

BJP appoints in-charges for poll-bound Delhi, Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Haryana

BJP looks to get into election mode soon.
DNA - Published

B R Ambedkar was not in favour of Article 370: Raghubar Das

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday claimed that B R Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution, was not in favour of Article 370. Das said Article 370 is not a new issue as it has..
IndiaTimes - Published

JD(U) to go it alone in Jharkhand assembly polls

The partys Jharkhand unit chief Salkhan Murmu made the announcement here a day after he held deliberations with Kumar and the partys national vice president and poll strategist Prashant Kishor...
IndiaTimes - Published

JD(U) to field candidates against BJP, AJSU in Jharkhand


IndiaTimes - Published

Ujjwala Yojana: Jharkhand to provide free second gas cylinder refill

"Our government will provide the second refill for gas cyclinders free of cost under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. This will be started on the occasion of Janmashtami this year," Das tweeted along..
DNA - Published

On radio, PM Modi lauds Jharkhand villages for bid to save water

The twin villages of Aara and Keram in Jharkhand shot to limelight on Sunday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded their water conservation efforts in his 'Mann ki Baat' programme. Modi also lauded..
IndiaTimes - Published

Your ancestors were Ram-wale not Babur-wale: Jharkhand BJP Minister asks Muslim Congress MLA to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

CP Singh was seen wrapping his arm around Irfan Ansari's shoulders and asking him to chant the slogan.
DNA - Published

Enough evidence to show your 'Dadagiri', SC tells ex-Jharkhand minister Sao

The top court said this while agreeing to hear Sao's plea challenging the April 26 order of Jharkhand High Court which dismissed his appeal against the conviction and two-and-a-half year sentence in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Jharkhand: Buying helmets compulsory in order to own a two-wheeler

The Jharkhand government passed an order on Wednesday saying the biker and the pillion rider must wear helmets.
DNA - Published

Lightning strikes in 24 hours kill 42 in Jharkhand and Bihar

About 12 districts in Bihar were affected by floods and 104 people have died so far
DNA - Published

23 killed in lightning strikes in Bihar, Jharkhand; 6 more dead in Assam floods

Lighting strikes in Bihar and Jharkhand killed 23 people, while 6 more persons died in flood-hit Assam on Wednesday, as several parts of the country received monsoon rains. Thirteen people died in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Jharkhand: Two women killed on suspicion of black magic

An atmosphere of absolute terror and fright followed the incident with villagers saying they have not had the courage to step out
DNA - Published

Jharkhand: Four stabbed to death in Gumla on suspicion of being 'witches'

The police are already on the spot and investigation is on.
DNA - Published

NHAI eyes Rs 4,995 cr from monetisation of 3rd bundle of highways under TOT model

There are nine highway stretches of 566.27 km in TOT Bundle-3 in states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu
DNA - Published

PMO asks Bhagalpur officials to launch probe after boy seeks permission to end life

The teenager with roots in Bihar currently resides in Jharkhand, where his father is a government official. His mother works at a bank in Patna. According to Bhagalpur district administration..
IndiaTimes - Published

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