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about India and Indians! Something to be proud about!!
- There are 3.22 Million
Indians in America
- 38% of Doctors in
America are Indians.
- 12% of Scientists in
America are Indians.
- 36% of NASA employees
- 34% of MICROSOFT
employees are Indians
- 28% of IBM employees
- 17% of INTEL employees
- 13% of XEROX employees
These facts were
recently published in a German Magazine which deals with WORLD
- India never invaded
any country in her last 10000 years of history.
- India invented the
Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
- The World's first
university was established in Takshila in 700BC.
- More than 10,500
students from all over the world studies more than 60
subjects.The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century BC was one
of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of
- Sanskrit is the mother
of all the European languages. Sanskrit is the most suitable language
for computer software - a report in Forbes magazine, July
- Ayurveda is the
earliest school of medicine known to humans. Charaka, the father of
medicine consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago.Today Ayurveda is fast
regaining its rightful place in our civilization.
- Although modern images
of India often show poverty and lack of development, India was the
richest country on earth until the time of British invasion in the
early 17th Century.
- The art of Navigation
was born in the river Sindh 6000 years ago. The very word Navigation
is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH.The word navy is also
derived from Sanskrit 'Nou'.
calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun hundreds of
years before the astronomer Smart. Time taken by earth to orbit the
sun: (5th century)365.258756484 days.
- The value of
"pi" was first calculated by Budhayana, and he explained the
concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem. He discovered
this in the 6th century long before the European mathematicians.
- Algebra, trigonometry
and calculus came from India. Quadratic equations were by
Sridharacharya in the 11th century. The largest numbers the Greeks and
the Romans used were 106 whereas Hindus used numbers as big as
1053 (10 to the power of (53) with specific names as early as 5000 BCE
during the Vedic period. Even today, the largest used number is Tera
1012(10 to the power of 12).
- According to the
Gemological Institute of America, up until 1896,India was the only
source for diamonds to the world.
- USA based IEEE has
proved what has been a century old suspicion in the world scientific
community that the pioneer of wireless communication was Prof.
Jagdeesh Bose and not Marconi.
- The earliest reservoir
and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra.
- According to Saka King
Rudradaman I of 150 CE a beautiful lake called 'Sudarshana' was
constructed on the hills of Raivataka during Chandragupta Maurya's
(Shataranja or AshtaPada) was invented in India.
is the father of surgery. 2600 years ago he and health scientists of
his time conducted complicated surgeries like cesareans, cataract,
artificial limbs, fractures, urinary stones and even plastic surgery
and brain surgery. Usage of anesthesia was well known in ancient
India. Over 125 surgical equipment were used. Deep knowledge of
anatomy, physiology, etiology, mbryology, digestion, metabolism,
genetics and immunity is also found in many texts.
many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago,
Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu valley (Indus Valley
place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in 100
Einstein said: We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to
count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have
Twain said: India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of
human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and
the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most
structive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.
scholar Romain Rolland said: If there is one place on the face of
earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the
very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.
Shih, former Ambassador of China to USA said: India conquered and
dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to
send a single soldier across her border. All the above is just
the TIP of the iceberg, the list could be endless. BUT, if we don't
see even a glimpse of that great India in the India
that we see today, it clearly means that we are not working up to our
potential and that if we do, we could once again be an ever
shining and inspiring country setting a bright path for
rest of the world to follow.
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