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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 16th largest state by area, and the 14th largest by population. Hindi is 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 places.

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Oppn parties have no option but to accept defeat, now looking for excuses: PM Modi

Addressing a rally in Jharkhand's Lohardaga, Modi said the opposition parties have no option left but to accept defeat.
DNA - Published

An elephantine problem haunts Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh

A Painful Miss: India has set many targets to eradicate Elephantiasis but none have been achieved
DNA - Published

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