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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Biharnoun

    a state of northeastern India

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  1. Biharnoun

    State in eastern India which has Patna as its capital.

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  1. Bihar

    Bihar is a state in northern India. It is the 12th largest state in terms of geographical size at 38,202 sq mi and 3rd largest by population. It is bounded by Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, Northern part of West Bengal to the east and by Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is divided into two parts by the river Ganges which flows through the middle from west to east. Bihar has notified forest area of 6,764.14 km², which is 7.2% of its geographical area. Hindi and Urdu are the official languages of the state, while the majority of the people speak Angika, Bhojpuri, Magadhi, Maithili and Bajjika. In 2000, Bihar was subdivided, the southern part becoming the state of Jharkhand. Almost 58% of Biharis are below the age of 25, which is the highest proportion in India. Ancient Bihar was a centre of power, learning and culture in ancient and classical India. From Magadha arose India's first and greatest empire, the Maurya empire as well as one of the world's most widely adhered-to religions, Buddhism. Magadha empires, notably under the Maurya and Gupta dynasties, unified large parts of South Asia under a central rule. Its capital Patna, earlier known as Pataliputra, was an important centre of Indian civilisation. Close to Patna, Nalanda and Vikramshila were centres of learning established in the 5th and 8th century respectively in Bihar, and are counted amongst the oldest and truly international universities of the time. Bihar has distinction of giving the world its first democracy through Lichchivi during ancient era.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bihar in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bihar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Deven Choksey:

    Market will remain rangebound till earnings season and Bihar elections get over.

  2. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    Farmers protest against the injustice from Govt is actually being led from the front by the ground level people from Hariyana, Punjab and Western UP and these people (Jaats, Sikhs, Gurjars) are regarded as physically strongest in India and known for their fearless bravery. The second line of farmers force is from Rajasthan, Bihar and Rest of UP and they are also very strong built. This protest is being supported by entire India except duffers (Andhbhakt) and traitors. Hope the topmost farmer leaders who appear for press conference mainly do not ditch these poor farmers

  3. Ram Madhav:

    The Bihar election was a very important battle for us. We will have to analyze each and every aspect of the result, there are lessons to be learned.

  4. Arun Shourie:

    We should be grateful to the people of Bihar because the direction has been halted.

  5. Pallav Kanti Ghosh:

    We have arrested three people from Kolkata and two from Gaya in Bihar in connection with the incident.

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