Olympic Dreams As 18th Asian Games Declared Closed In Jakarta

“You did it! You made the energy of Asia come through… Jakarta has the capability to host any such major international event,” he added. Indonesia has defied expectations to host a smooth Games, which with 17,000 athletes and officials is second in size only to the Olympics. Riding high on the Games’ success, President Joko…

Over 1,000 ”War Rockets” Of 18th Century Tipu’s Era Found In Karnataka Fort

Tipu Sultan was considered a pioneer in rocket technology. (Representational) Bengaluru:  Over 1,000 “war rockets” of the 18th century ruler of the erstwhile Mysore state, Tipu Sultan, were found in an abandoned open well at Bidanooru Fort in Karnataka’s Shivamogga district, said an official on Saturday. “Excavation of the open well in the fort at…

Rohit Sharma Scores His 18th Century In First ODI

Rohit Sharma notched up his 18th One-Day International (ODI) century against England. © BCCI Rohit Sharma notched up his 18th One-Day International (ODI) century against England in the first match at the Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Friday. The Mumbai batsman struck 12 boundaries and 3 hits over the fence in his innings to bring up…

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