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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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Security forces to launch anti-naxal operation after Maoists blew up forest office in Jharkhand's Chaibasa [Video]

Security forces to launch anti-naxal operation after Maoists blew up forest office in Jharkhand's Chaibasa

Suspected Maoists in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district blew up several buildings of Jharkhand Forest Department. The naxalites blew up the buildings, located one after another in the forest area,..

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Jharkhand CM Soren tests negative for COVID-19 [Video]

Jharkhand CM Soren tests negative for COVID-19

Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren tested for coronavirus in Ranchi at his residence on July 11. His wife, Kalpana Soren was also tested. Proper precautionary measures were taken during the..

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Furniture company donates 2000 beds for Radha Soami Satsang Beas COVID centre [Video]

Furniture company donates 2000 beds for Radha Soami Satsang Beas COVID centre

Around 2000 beds made of polypropylene (a recyclable material) by BubbleGuard Division Nilkamal Limited have been donated for Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Delhi amid coronavirus outbreak in the national..

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CM Soren inaugurates 'Promise Health Care' in Ranchi [Video]

CM Soren inaugurates 'Promise Health Care' in Ranchi

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on July 07 inaugurated 'Promise Health Care.' The centre is located on Harmu Road in Ranchi. Chief Minister Hemant Soren said, "It is a step towards proving health..

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Delhi-NCR to receive moderate thundershower for next 24 hrs: IMD [Video]

Delhi-NCR to receive moderate thundershower for next 24 hrs: IMD

Deputy Director-General of IMD, Anand Sharma on July 07, informed that Delhi-NCR will receive moderate thundershower for next 24 hours and after that light rain thundershowers for the next 48 hours. He..

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Sawan Somwar: Devotees offer prayers from outside Ranchi temples, express disappointment [Video]

Sawan Somwar: Devotees offer prayers from outside Ranchi temples, express disappointment

On the first Monday of the auspicious 'Sawan' month, devotees on July 6 offered prayers from outside Pahari Mandir in Ranchi. The portals of Pahari Mandir remain closed for the devotees amid COVID-19..

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Demand of cycles surging with growing fitness awareness: Hero Cycles CMD [Video]

Demand of cycles surging with growing fitness awareness: Hero Cycles CMD

Hero Cycles CMD Pankaj Munjal said that there has been increase in sales in parts of Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha after return of migrant workers during coronavirus-induced..

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'Centre's electricity reform will damage country's federal system': Jharkhand CM [Video]

'Centre's electricity reform will damage country's federal system': Jharkhand CM

The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren commented on the next generation electricity power reforms and said that it's is a conspiracy to unsteady the non - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) states. He..

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Malbagh encounter: CM Soren, Governor Draupadi Murmu pay tribute to CRPF jawan [Video]

Malbagh encounter: CM Soren, Governor Draupadi Murmu pay tribute to CRPF jawan

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan Kuldeep Oraon lost his life in encounter with terrorists in Srinagar's Malbagh on July 03. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and Governor Draupadi Murmu..

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CM Soren raises objections to Electricity (Amendment) Bill [Video]

CM Soren raises objections to Electricity (Amendment) Bill

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren participated in the video conferencing on the proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill -2020 by the MoS of Power, RK Singh along with the other State Electricity..

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Shravani Mela: Jharkhand CM meets with district collectors of Deoghar, Dumka [Video]

Shravani Mela: Jharkhand CM meets with district collectors of Deoghar, Dumka

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on July 2 held a meeting with district collectors of Deoghar and Dumka through video conferencing for organizing the Shravani Mela. During the time of pandemic,..

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'Providing grain to migrants is not enough': CM Soren on PMGKAY scheme [Video]

'Providing grain to migrants is not enough': CM Soren on PMGKAY scheme

Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren commented over the migrant food grain scheme under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY). He said that providing grain is not enough, central..

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CM Soren attends wedding of archer Deepika Kumari in Ranchi [Video]

CM Soren attends wedding of archer Deepika Kumari in Ranchi

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on June 30 attended wedding ceremony of ace archer Deepika Kumari in Ranchi. She exchanged wedding vows with exceptional archer Atanu Das who created hat-trick of..

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Police will soon find main cause of it: CM Soren on abduction and killing of businessman in Sahibganj [Video]

Police will soon find main cause of it: CM Soren on abduction and killing of businessman in Sahibganj

On being asked about the recent incident of abduction and killing of a businessman in Sahibganj, Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren said that police will soon find the main cause of the..

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Decision came too late: Hemant Soren on banning of 59 Chinese apps [Video]

Decision came too late: Hemant Soren on banning of 59 Chinese apps

On being asked on banning of 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok, UC Browser, Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren said, "I think the Central government is late to take this step. These mobile..

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COVID-19: CM Soren meets Governor Draupadi Murmu in Ranchi [Video]

COVID-19: CM Soren meets Governor Draupadi Murmu in Ranchi

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren met Governor Draupadi Murmu in Ranchi. CM Soren met her on June 25 at Raj Bhawan amid situation of coronavirus pandemic. He briefed her about the steps taken by..

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COVID-19: CCL's CMD hands over cheque of Rs 20 cr to Jharkhand CM Soren [Video]

COVID-19: CCL's CMD hands over cheque of Rs 20 cr to Jharkhand CM Soren

The Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) Gopal Singh handed over cheque of Rs 20 crore to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren. The cheque was handed over to the..

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Ready for CBI probe in Rameshwar Murmu death case: CM Soren [Video]

Ready for CBI probe in Rameshwar Murmu death case: CM Soren

While addressing the media in Ranchi on June 25, the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren spoke on death case of Rameshwar Murmu. He said, "I am ready to recommend a Central Bureau of..

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CM Soren announces govt assistance for kin of youth killed by CRPF during operation [Video]

CM Soren announces govt assistance for kin of youth killed by CRPF during operation

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren met the family members of Roshan Horo in Ranchi on June 24. Roshan Horo was killed by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans at Murhu block in Khunti district...

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Centre should come clear on Ladakh stand-off with China, says CM Hemant Soren [Video]

Centre should come clear on Ladakh stand-off with China, says CM Hemant Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren reacted on India-China face-off at the LAC in Galwan Valley. He said that the Centre should put his side clear before the country. Twenty Indian soldiers were..

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Jharkhand CM opposes Centre's decision to auction coal blocks for commercial mining [Video]

Jharkhand CM opposes Centre's decision to auction coal blocks for commercial mining

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren opposed the decision by Central Government to auction coal blocks for commercial mining. CM informed that he filed a petition in Supreme Court over coal block..

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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

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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

Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh, which saw over 100 deaths due to lightning in a single day on Thursday, continue to be under similar threat as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday..
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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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Jharkhand's Covid-19 tally climbs to 2201 with 61 new cases


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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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Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats across 7 states underway

States, where the elections are to be held, are Andhra Pradesh (4 seats), Gujarat (4 seats), Jharkhand (2 seats), Madhya Pradesh (3 seats), Manipur (1 seat), Meghalaya (1 seat) and Rajasthan (3 seats).
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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

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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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Punjab, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand for tighter curbs as Covid cases spike


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Covid-19 cases go up to 1,599 in Jharkhand


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BJP leader Babulal Marandi urges Jharkhand CM to distribute smartphones to govt school students

BJP leader Babulal Marandi on Thursday urged Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren to distribute smartphones among students of government schools so that it helps them in online learning during..
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Jharkhand's Covid-19 tally rises to 1,330


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Coronavirus in India LIVE: With 75 new cases, COVID-19 tally in Jharkhand mounts to 1,103

India's COVID-19 count on Sunday hit a new high, crossing the 2.57 lakh-mark
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Delhi, UP pay resident doctors most, interns in Maharashtra among worst paid

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Maximum 50 people at weddings, 20 in last rite rituals: Jharkhand's new guidelines

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Tremors felt in Karnataka's Hampi, Jharkhand's Jamshedpur

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The Jharkhand government on Monday permitted some additional activities like opening of service centres, call centres of private companies and jewellery shops outside containment zones, in a bid to..
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Deferred due to coronavirus, elections to 18 RS seats to be held on June 19: EC

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Elections to 18 Rajya Sabha seats on June 19: Election Commission

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Coronavirus in India LIVE: COVID-19 tally in Jharkhand reaches 594 cases; highest single-day spike yet

The COVID-19-necessitated lockdown in the containment zones was extended for two more weeks till June 30 by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday.
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BRO team in Jharkhand to recruit men for Ladakh passes

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Jharkhand quarantines 88,500 returnees at govt centres

Around 88,500 of the 3.5 lakh returnees to Jharkhand since May 1 have been quarantined at the state government centres, according to an official, here on Wednesday.
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