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 79,710ย km2 (30,778ย sqย 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. The state was formed in 2000, from the territory that had previously been part of Bihar.

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Active Covid cases in India dropped below 2 lakh on Saturday for the first time in 218 days since the early days of the second wave. A day after Dussehra and..
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Daily cases of Covid-19 in India have remained below 20,000 for a week now, with the country recording around 17,000 fresh infections on Thursday.Fresh cases of..
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