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DRDO chief to visit Tipu’s ‘rocket court’ on August 14

Finally, there is some hope for the historic ‘rocket court’ in Srirangapatna from where the ‘Tiger of Mysore’, Tipu Sultan, designed and fired the world’s first war rocket nearly 250 years ago catchin

History’s rocket man Tipu Sultan gets his due


Tipu Sultan, the celebrated Tiger of Mysore, made critical innovations in the Mysorean rockets that his father Hyder Ali first used as weapons of war, and built a 6,000-strong artillery brigade in the

History’s rocket man Tipu gets his due

Tiger of Mysore Tipu Sultan designed, manufactured and fired the world’s first war-use rocket in the late 1790s. After decades of neglect, the birthplace of rocket and missile technology – Rocket Cour

List of Tipu palace spoils sold for £15,000


British soldiers sent back a host of treasures belonging to Tipu Sultan, including three hunting cheetahs, after the fall of Seringapatam in May 1799.

The details of the spoils seized by the East Ind

Tipu Sultan, Rani of Jhansi among Britain's greatest foes

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Tipu Sultan and Rani of Jhansi have been included in a poll by the National Army Museum in London to find Britain's most formidable foes among 20 contrasting personalities that share a common trait of

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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