India – facts you might not know

  • Historical Facts :-Ayurveda-sign

    Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind. The Father of Medicine, Charaka, consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago.
    India never invaded any country in her last 1000 years of history 
    India was one of the richest countries till the time of British rule in the early17th Century.
    Until 1896, India was the only source of diamonds in the world

  • Cultural Facts :-unity-diversity-vector-illustration-indian-people-different-culture-standing-together-57372775

    The four religions born in India – Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, are followed by 25% of the world’s population.
    The Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi built in the 10th century, is the world’s largest religious pilgrimage destination. Larger than either Rome or Mecca, an average of 30,000 visitors donate $6 million (US) to the temple everyday.
    There are 300,000 active mosques in India , more than in any other country, including the Muslim world.

     

  • supercomputer-final-8-638__1470998183_111.93.144.66Science and Technological Facts :-

    Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus are studies, which originated in India.
    India is the only country other than US and Japan, to have built a super computer indigenously.
    India has the second largest pool of Scientist and Engineers in the World.
    India exports software to 90 countries.
    The total distance covered by the 14,300 trains on the Indian Railways everyday, equals three & half times the distance to moon.
    ISRO’s Mars mission is the cheapest so far, just 450 crore i.e Rs 12 per km, equivalent to Auto fare.”

     

  • Defense Facts :-

    AllNewsImage1042India controls the highest battlefield in the world, the Siachen glacier, at 5000 metres above Mean Sea Level (MSL).
    India covertly tested its nuclear arsenal in the early 1970s and late 1990s without the CIA even knowing what was happening.

    The Indian Air Force has an out-station base in Tajikistan and is seeking another in Afghanistan.
    BrahMos-II – Fastest Hypersonic Missile In The World.
    India is the only country which has 2 aircraft carrier in its vault.

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