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Panipat

(pä`nēpət), town (1991 pop. 191,212), Haryana state, NW India, on the Western Yamuna Canal. It has saltpeter refining plants and manufactures electrical appliances, bricks, glass, and textiles. On a plain astride the easiest route from Afghanistan to central India, Panipat has seen several great battles. In 1526, BaburBabur
[Turk.,=lion], 1483–1530, founder of the Mughal empire of India. His full name was Zahir ud-Din Muhammad. A descendant of Timur (Tamerlane) and of Jenghiz Khan, he succeeded (1494) to the principality of Fergana in central Asia.
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 defeated the Delhi SultanateDelhi Sultanate,
refers to the various Muslim dynasties that ruled in India (1210–1526). It was founded after Muhammad of Ghor defeated Prithvi Raj and captured Delhi in 1192.
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 there, thus paving the way for the formation of the MughalMughal
or Mogul
, Muslim empire in India, 1526–1857. The dynasty was founded by Babur, a Turkic chieftain who had his base in Afghanistan. Babur's invasion of India culminated in the battle of Panipat (1526) and the occupation of Delhi and Agra.
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 empire. In 1556, AkbarAkbar
, 1542–1605, Mughal emperor of India (1556–1605); son of Humayun, grandson of Babur. He succeeded to the throne under a regent, Bairam Khan, who rendered loyal service in expanding and consolidating the Mughal domains before he was summarily dismissed (1560) by
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 defeated the Afghans at Panipat and thus secured Mughal rule. In 1761, Panipat was the site of an Afghan victory over the MarathasMarathas
or Mahrattas
, Marathi-speaking people of W central India, known for their ability as warriors and their devotion to Hinduism. From their homeland in Maharashtra their chieftains rose to power in the 17th cent.
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We want to travel to Panipat to visit our children's graves for ' Quran Khawani' ( prayers at the graves of loved ones on their death anniversary).
We have been going to Panipat for ' Quran Khawani' since 2008.
We had applied for visas to visit Panipat but the Indian government only granted permission to stay in Noida where we have sponsors," he said.
This is true that the Panipat refinery was not working due to some reasons because of which the supply was not regular.
Panipat is the past was known as the gateway to Delhi and had witnessed three historic wars.
Panipat was in the past seen as the gateway to Delhi and witnessed three historic battles.
Address : Senior Technical Services Manager Northern Region Pipeline P O Panipat Refinery Baholi Panipat 132140 Phone 0180 2578870
Group A- Renovation Of Washroom At Ground Floor Of Control Building At Nrpl Panipat Pump Station
Address : Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Northern Region Pipelins, Po- Panipat Refinery, Baholi, Panipat-132140
Tenders are invited for Miscellaneous Instrumentation Jobs Pertaining To Restoration Of Utility Boiler-1 Of Cpp Unit At Panipat Naphtha Cracker Complex.
Address : Indian Oil Corporation Ltd Panipat Naphtha Cracker Complex Panipat - 132140 Haryana