The original walled city grew around its stone fort which crowns a neighbouring rock. The ancient name of the city was Balwantnagar. From 1817 to 1854, Jhansi was the capital of the princely state of Jhansi which was ruled by Maratha rajas.
A kilometer-sized testing site of Solar road was inaugurated in the French village of Tourouvre in Normandy by the ecology minister, Ségolène Royal, France. The road is covered with 2,800 sq m of electricity-generating panels.
The vehicle has been developed to conduct military missions like reconnaissance and surveillance, target acquisition and designation, communication relay, battle damage assessment and signal intelligence for the three Indian Armed Forces (IAF) and will replace the Israeli Heron UAV, which is presently used by IAF.