State in Eastern India

Jharkhand (Under CC License)

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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Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will take charge as the country's top bureaucrat from the incumbent PK Sinha.
Credit: DNA - Published 13 hours ago

Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba was on Wednesday appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years. Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 13 hours ago

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning may also occur at isolated places over Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim and Odisha.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

The incident took place on Saturday.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

GOOD SAMARITAN: Sisters in Jharkhand, Ashish celebrates Raksha Bandhan with them
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

DESI PROWESS: Jharkhand man spends Rs 6,000 to develop tilling equipment
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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