FACTS ABOUT INDIA THAT MAKE US PROUD.
1)"India never invaded any country in her last 10,000 years of history."
2)"It is the only society in the world which has never known slavery."
3)"India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta."
4)'The World's first university was established in Takshila in 700 BC."
5)"More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century CE was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field ofeducation."
6)"Sanskrit is the mother of all higher languages."
7)"Sanskrit is the most precise and therefore suitable language for the computer software - a report in Forbes magazine, July 1987."
8)"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. It is the only system which takes the holistic view of the person being treated."
9)" Although modern images of India often show poverty and lack of development, India was the richest country on earth until the time of British in the early 17th Century.
10)" The art of Navigation was born in the river Sindh 6000 years ago."
12)"Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart."
11)" 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."
12)" When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization) The place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in 100 BC."
QUOTES ABOUT INDIA
Albert Einstein said:
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.
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