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1556
Second Battle of Panipat in which Bairam Khan (representing Akbar) defeated Hemu.
1565
Battle of Talikota (or Banihatti) in which an alliance of Ahmednagar, Bijapur, Golkonda and Bidar defeated the Vijaynagar empire (represented by Sadasiva).
1576Battle of Haldighati in which Akbar defeated Maharana Pratap.
1615Mewar submitted to the Mughals. A treaty of peace was signed between Jahangiri and Rana Amar Singh of Mewar.
1649Kandahar was lost to Persia forever by the Mughals.
1658Battle of Dharmatt and Samugarh in which Aurangzeb defeated Dara Shikoh.
1665Raja Jai Singh defeated Shivaji and the Treaty of Purandar signed.
1708Battle of Khed in which Shahu defeated Tara Bai.
1737Battle of Bhopal in which Baji Rao defeated Mohammed Shah.
1739Battle of Karnal in which Nadir Shah defeated Mohammed Shah.
1757
Battle of Plassey in which the English forces (under Robert Cive) defeated Siraj-ud-daula, the Nawab of Bengal.
1760Battle of Wandiwash in which the English forces defeated the French forces.
1761Third Battle of Panipat in which Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated the Marathas.
1764
Battle of Buxar in which the English under Munro defeated the alliance of Nawab Mir Qasim of Bengal, Nawab Shuja-ud-daula of Awadh and Mughal emperor Shah Alam.
1767-69First Anglo Mysore War in which Hyder Ali defeated the English forces.
1766-69First Anglo Maratha War in which the British were defeated.
1770Battle of Udgir in which the Marathas defeated the Nizam.
1780-84
Second Anglo Mysore War. Hyder Ali died during the battle (1782) and the field was taken by his son Tipu Sultan. The war concluded with the Treaty of Mangalore (1784).
1789-92Third Anglo Mysore War in which Tipu Sultan was defeated. The Treaty of Serirangapatnam followed.
1799Fourth Anglo Mysore War in which Tipu was defeated and killed.
1803-06Second Anglo Maratha War in which the British defeated the Marathas.
1817-19Third Anglo Maratha War in which the British defeated the Marathas badly.
1824-26First Anglo Burmese War in which the British defeated the Burmese.
1839-42First Anglo Afghan War in which the British defeated the Afghan ruler Dost Mohammad.
1845-46First Anglo Sikh War in which the Sikhs were defeated.
1848-49
Second Anglo Sikh War in which the Sikhs were defeated and Punjab was annexed by the British.
1852Second Anglo Burmese War in which the British won.
1865Third Angio Burmese War in which the British won & annexed Burma.
1868-80Second Anglo Afghan War in which the English suffered losses.
1919-21
Third Anglo Afghan War in which the English, though victorious, did not benefit from the war.



General Studies Question Bank CD

Black Holes and Baby Universes;Stephen Hawking
Blood, Brain and Beer;David Ogilvy
Bonfire of the Vanities;Tom Wolfe
Born Free;Joy Adamson
Brave New World;Aldous Huxley
Bread, Beauty and Revolution;Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Breakfast at Tiffany\'s;Truman Capote
Breakthrough;Gen. Moshe Dayan
Bubble, The;Mulk Raj Anand
Business @ the Speed of Thought;Bill Gates
Byzantium;W.B. Yeats
Cadillac Desert;Marc Reisner
Caesar and Cleopatra;George Bernard Shaw
Candida;George Bernard Shaw
Candide;Voltaire
Catch-22;Joseph Heller
Catcher in the Rye;J. D. Salinger
Centennial;James A. Michener
Chemmeen;Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai
Cherry Orchard;Anton Chekov
Chidambara;Sumitranandan Pant
Childe Harold\'s Pilgrimage;Lord Byron
Chitra;Rabindra Nath Tagore
Choma\'s Drum;K. Shivaram Karanth
Chronicle of a Death Foretold;Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Circle of Reason;Amitav Ghosh
Circles of Silence;Preeti Singh
City of Joy;Dominique Lapierre
City of Djinns;William Dalrymple
Comedy of Errors;William Shakespeare
Coming of Age in Samoa;Margaret Mead
Common Sense;Thomas Paine
Communist Manifesto;Karl Marx
Confessions;J.J. Rousseau
Confessions of an English Opium Eater;Thomas De Quincey
Confidential Clerk;T.S Eliot
Conquest of Self;Mahatma Gandhi
Coolie;Mulk Raj Anand
Count of Monte Cristo;Alexander Dumas
Coverty Papers;Joseph Addison
Creation;Gore Vidal
Crescent Moon;Rabindra Nath Tagore
Crime and Punishment;Feodor Dostoyevsky
Crisis into Chaos;E M.S. Namboodiripad
Cry, the Beloved Country;Alan Paton

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