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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.

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CM Soren pays tribute to Nilamber and Pitamber on World's Indigenous Peoples Day [Video]

CM Soren pays tribute to Nilamber and Pitamber on World's Indigenous Peoples Day

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren participated in World's Indigenous Peoples Day programme in Ranchi on August 09. He offered tribute to freedom fighters Nilamber and Pitamber and planted a sapling..

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CM Hemant Soren pays tribute to Nirmal Mahto on his death anniversary [Video]

CM Hemant Soren pays tribute to Nirmal Mahto on his death anniversary

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren paid tribute to Nirmal Mahto on his death anniversary. Several leaders paid homage to slain leader Mahto. Nirmal Mahato's ideology is with Jharkhand Mukti Morcha..

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CM Soren inspects police headquarters building in Ranchi [Video]

CM Soren inspects police headquarters building in Ranchi

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren along with Chief Secretary Sukhdev Singh on August 07 inspected State Police Headquarters in Ranchi. In an informal discussion, the Chief Minister focused on..

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Lalu Prasad shifted to RIMS director's bungalow amid COVID-19 fear [Video]

Lalu Prasad shifted to RIMS director's bungalow amid COVID-19 fear

Former Chief Minister of Bihar, Lalu Prasad Yadav has been shifted to the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) director's bungalow on Wednesday (Aug 05) in view of his clinical safety arising..

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Sushant Rajput death case: 'NIA, ED must probe matter, Centre should intervene', says BJP MP [Video]

Sushant Rajput death case: 'NIA, ED must probe matter, Centre should intervene', says BJP MP

While speaking to ANI in the national capital, the Member of Parliament (MP) of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Jharkhand's Godda constituency, Dr Nishikant Dubey spoke on Sushant Singh Rajput's..

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'Sawan': Devotees offer prayers at Shiv Temples across India on last Monday [Video]

'Sawan': Devotees offer prayers at Shiv Temples across India on last Monday

The prayers were being offered to Lord Shiva by devotees across nation on August 03. Devotees offered prayers at Gauri Shankar Temple in Delhi's Chandni Chowk on the last Monday of 'sawan' month and..

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CM Soren reviews COVID-19 facility in Ranchi's Dhurwa [Video]

CM Soren reviews COVID-19 facility in Ranchi's Dhurwa

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren inspected the newly-built houses at the colony for the displaced in Dhurwa, which have been converted into COVID-19 facility. He also gave necessary guidelines to..

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Signs mentioned in earlier logo don't mean anything: CM Soren on new logo formation [Video]

Signs mentioned in earlier logo don't mean anything: CM Soren on new logo formation

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that things that were mentioned in the earlier logo did not seem to mean anything, and it is a big thing for an identification of state. On 15th of August the..

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War against COVID can only be won by public support: CM Soren [Video]

War against COVID can only be won by public support: CM Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren urged public to stand with the government in the war against COVID-19. This virus can only be won by public support, as people know there is no medicine or a..

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'Link accounts of 9 lakh farmers to PM Kisan scheme in Jharkhand', orders CM Soren [Video]

'Link accounts of 9 lakh farmers to PM Kisan scheme in Jharkhand', orders CM Soren

Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren called meeting in Ranchi on July 21. In the meeting, CM Soren ordered to link accounts of more than 9 lakh farmers to PM Kisan scheme in the state. So far, 23..

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Vehicular movement led to increase in COVID-19 cases: CM Soren [Video]

Vehicular movement led to increase in COVID-19 cases: CM Soren

Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren said that vehicular movement led to increase in COVID-19 cases. He said, "The way we started vehicular movement led to increase in COVID-19 cases. So, now..

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Sahibganj encounter: Jharkhand CM Soren pays tribute to ASI Chandra Rai Soren [Video]

Sahibganj encounter: Jharkhand CM Soren pays tribute to ASI Chandra Rai Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on July 19 paid floral tribute to Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Chandra Rai Soren, who succumbed to injuries in an encounter with criminals in Sahibganj district..

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District Ganga officials to be considered for PM's Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020 [Video]

District Ganga officials to be considered for PM's Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh launched the restructured Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020 scheme and web portal on July 17. In the first meeting of the National..

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Elderly prisoners will be supported with pension upon their release from jail: CM Soren [Video]

Elderly prisoners will be supported with pension upon their release from jail: CM Soren

Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren announced that elderly prisoners will be supported with pension upon their release from jail. Soren said, "We have made a schedule so that no one stays in jail..

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Jharkhand CM Soren reviews sports policy 2020 draft [Video]

Jharkhand CM Soren reviews sports policy 2020 draft

The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren reviewed sports policy 2020 draft with officials on July 17. The assessment took place on the idea of 'Healthy Jharkhand, Happy Jharkhand'. The CM said..

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Swab samples of Jharkhand CM, his family members, CMO officials collected for Covid-19 test

A team of health workers on Tuesday collected swab samples of Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren and his family members for Covid-19 tests, the second time in a month, after several employees at his..
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SC refuses to allow opening of Baidyanath Dham for public

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Jharkhand extends lockdown outside containment zones till Aug 31

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Jharkhand govt issues guidelines for implementation of interstate quarantine protocol

Jharkhand government on Thursday issued measures for the implementation of interstate quarantine protocol, to all additional chief secretaries, DGP, principal secretary, IG and deputy IG.
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Jharkhand blames Bihar, Bengal for rise in coronavirus cases

Jharkhand is witnessing an increase in the number of coronavirus cases due to neighbouring states of Bihar and West Bengal, a senior officer said on Tuesday.
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Jharkhand has become byword for 'lawlessness': JP Nadda


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Gujarat: ATS arrests three people involved in Jharkhand's Pathalgadi movement

Three people involved in the Pathalghadi movement in Jharkhand have been detained by the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) in Gujarat for "trying to incite people" against the present government in Vyara and..
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Plea in SC against Jharkhand govt's decision to appoint acting DGP

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Jharkhand government's decision to appoint M V Rao as the acting director general of police (DGP) on the grounds that it violates the top..
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Jharkhand BJP MLA C P Singh tests positive for Covid-19

Jharkhand BJP MLA C P Singh on Wednesday said he has been infected by coronavirus. In a tweet, the former state minister said he tested positive for Covid-19 and asked those who had been in touch with..
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Jharkhand: Six people from same family die of COVID-19; five sons succumb to coronavirus one-by-one after mother

The fifth son died on Sunday night at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Ranchi, after contracting the coronavirus from his mother.
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Jharkhand govt extends ban on sale of gutka and pan masala till July 25 next year

The Jharkhand government on Tuesday extended the prohibition on the manufacture, storage, sale and distribution of Gutka and Pan Masala containing tobacco or nicotine as ingredients till July 25, next..
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CBI seeks Jharkhand govt sanction to prosecute Madhu Koda in Parbatpur coal block allocation scam

The CBI has sought from the Jharkhand government sanction to prosecute former chief minister Madhu Koda and ex-mines secretary Jai Shankar Tiwari in connection with the infamous scam related to the..
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Jharkhand health minister holds review meet with Covid task force at RIMS

Jharkhand health minister Banna Gupta on Monday held a review meeting with the Covid task force at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS). Health secretary Dr Nitin Madan Kulkarni was also..
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Jharkhand reports 39th coronavirus death

With three deaths in the past 24 hours, the Covid-19 toll in Jharkhand on Thursday has reached 39 and the number of cases has risen to 4,600.
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Jharkhand's Covid-19 tally rises to 4,562 with 316 new cases

Jharkhand on Wednesday reported its highest single-day spike of 316 Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 4,562 while the death toll rose to 38 with two more people succumbing to the virus, a government..
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Livelihood support for returnees under NRLM in Jharkhand

The Jharkhand government has taken initiatives to provide immediate relief to returnees under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM), an official statement said.
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SC seeks Centre's response to Jharkhand plea against coal mine auction


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66 policemen found coronavirus positive in Jharkhand


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Maoists blow up road in Jharkhand


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Jharkhand: School teacher makes pupils memorise Pakistan, Bangladesh national anthems; row over 'anti-national mindset'

The district administration has launched a probe against the teacher to verify the basis of the allegations.
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Jharkhand: Naxals blow up several bulidings of forest dept in West Singhbhum district

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Jharkhand HC directs govt to submit report on steps taken to fight Covid-19

The Jharkhand high court on Friday directed the state government to submit a detailed report on steps taken by it in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren goes into home quarantine

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has quarantined himself at his Ranchi residence after a cabinet minister whom he had met recently tested positive for Covid-19, an official statement said on..
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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren in home quarantine after cabinet colleague, party MLA test positive for COVID-19

Drinking and Sanitation Minister Mithilesh Thakur and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MLA Mathura Mahato, who had recently met the chief minister, have tested positive for COVID-19.
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Jharkhand Covid-19 death toll rises to 22; total cases over 3,000

Jharkhand reported two more Covid-19 fatalities on Tuesday, taking the death toll to 22 while 141 new infections brought the state's tally to 3,018, according to a government bulletin.
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Goa, Punjab, Jharkhand... new Covid-19 hotspots emerging

Odisha, Punjab, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and a few smaller states like Goa and the Union territory of J&K are emerging as new Covid-19 hotspots with positivity rates, or total cases per 100 tests, more..
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Coal blocks auction for commercial mining: SC to hear Jharkhand's plea and suit together

The Supreme Court on Monday said it would hear next week a plea filed by the Jharkhand government challenging the Centre's decision for virtual auction process of 41 coal blocks for commercial mining.
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'Very inspiring!': PM Modi praises BJP workers for welfare measures during COVID-19 lockdown

He lauded BJP karyakartas from Rajasthan, Bihar, Delhi, Jharkhand, and Karnataka, among other states.
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Jharkhand ups ante against coal auction, files suit in SC against Centre


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Severe lightning strikes likely in Jharkhand on July 4, 5: State government


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63 fresh Covid-19 cases in Jharkhand, count rises to 2,697


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Despite losing lives, tribals never gave up resistance against British rule: PM Modi on Hool Diwas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of Hool Diwas on Tuesday, remembered the historic rebellion by tribals of present-day Jharkhand against the British rule, saying they never gave up the..
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Monsoon covers entire India 12 days in advance, Bihar and eastern UP continue to be under lightning threat

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Children as young as 14 are recruited by armed groups against govt in J&K: US report

A US State Department report on human trafficking in India has said that non-state armed groups continue to recruit children as young as 14 years in direct hostilities against the govt in J&K. The..
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Railways to generate 8 lakh man days of employment for returning migrants, to spend 1,800 crore by October

Rs 1800 crore would be spent in 116 identified districts of six states - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and Jharkhand - as part of the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan.
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Farewells and gun salutes across states as more martyrs cremated

Tear-laden farewells and patriotic sentiments were witnessed yet again in many parts of the country – from Punjab to Bihar and Odisha to Jharkhand — on Friday, as a few of the soldiers who lost..
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Jharkand moves SC to stop coal block auction

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off the auction process of coal blocks for commercial mining with the aim of achieving self-sufficiency in energy and boosting industrial development,..
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As cases rise, several states go slow on data

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Jharkhand to share its views on Covid fight with Centre in writing: CM Hemant Soren

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Train from Jharkhand for Leh-bound migrant workers cancelled amid border tensions

A special train that was to carry 1,600 migrant workers on their way to Leh from Dumka in Jharkhand for construction work of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was cancelled on Tuesday, following..
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PM Narendra Modi to interact with heads of 21 States, UTs today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Chief Ministers and heads of 21 States and Union Territories on Tuesday. The meeting with heads of Punjab, Assam, Kerala, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh,..
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Special train carrying labourers from Jharkhand for BRO work in Ladakh reaches J&K's Udhampur

A special train with over 1,600 labourers from Jharkhand, who will join the Border Road Organisation's (BRO) construction work in Ladakh, reached here on Monday, officials said.
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Widespread rainfall likely to continue over Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, WB, Bihar during next 2-3 days: IMD

IMD said that fairly widespread to widespread rainfall is likely to continue over Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Sikkim, Odisha, Jharkhand and Bihar during the next two-three days.
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Coronavirus cases rise to 1,711 in Jharkhand

The number of Covid-19 cases in Jharkhand rose to 1,711 with 54 more people testing positive for the pathogen on Saturday, a government bulletin said.
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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren flags off special train carrying labourers for BRO work in Ladakh

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Saturday flagged off a special train here carrying at least 1,600 labourers, who will join the Border Road Organisation (BROs) construction work in Ladakh.
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