Facts of India -Important Points
1-India is 4th largest army, 2nd fastest grwoing economy , 2nd in production of rice and tea ,1st in production of mica , 1st in production in milk in the world.
2-National Anthem Of India “Jana Gana Mana” is declared Best National Anthem In World By UNESCO.
3- India exports software to 90 countries of World.
4-Mahabharata and Ramayana : Two Greatest Epics of world are from India.
5-The biggest and the largest employer in the world is Indian Railways which employs over a million people.
6- The place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in 100 BC.
7-Chess was invented in India. It was known as “Shatranja” in India.
8- Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus came from India. Quadratic equations were by Sridharacharya in the 11th century.
9-Charaka, the father of medicine consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago
10-India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
11-The civilizational history of India goes back to more than 5000 years.
12- According to the Gemological Institute of America, up until 1896, India was the only source of diamonds to the world.
13-Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian has written National Anthem of two Countries : India and Bangladesh.
14-India originated Yoga about 5,000 years ago. Martial Arts were also first created in India.
15-India has the most number of mosques. It has 300,000 mosques which is much more than the Muslim world.
16- India has the most number of post offices in the world.
17-Veterinary science was developed in India. SHALIHOTRA is considered the founder of Veterinary.
18-The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus.The Aryan worshippers referred to the river Indus as the Sindhu
19-The Indian flag has three horizontal bands of color: saffron for courage and sacrifice, white for truth and peace, and green for faith, fertility, and chivalry. A Buddhist DHARMA CHAKRA replaced the spinning wheel.
20-The Kumbh Mela is a huge Hindu religious festival that takes place in India every 12 years.