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Unknown facts about india
Worlds largest democracy
4th largest economy
5,000 year old civilization
Number system was invented in India.
Second largest english speaking nation.
Second largest impoter of arms.
India never invaded any country.
As per German Magazine
12% of Scientists in America
are Indians.
36% of NASA employees are
Indians.
34% of MICROSOFT employees
are Indians
28% of IBM employees are
Indians
Science day in
switzerland is
celebrated on
26th may as
APJ Abdul
Kalam visited
switzerland on
this day to
honour them.
90% of computers in world
run on the chip made by
indian - VINOD DHAM
As per a report in Forbes
magazine, July 1987 ,
Sanskrit is the most suitable
language for computer
software
 Chess was invented
in India.
 Chess is the sanskrit
chaturangon meaning 4
members in an army
which are elephants ,
horses, chariots, foot
soldiers.
The World's first
university was
establishedin
Takshashila in 700BC.
More than 10,500
students from all over
the worldstudiedmore
than 60 subjects.
I S R O
(Indian Space
Research
Organisation)
has developed
1st rocket with
other
organisation .
India’s 1st
rocket was
brought on
cycle.
is a huge hindu
religion festival
takes place in
every 12 yrs. In
2001, more
than60 million
people attended
breaking the
record for
world’s biggest
gathering.
An barber in India named
Ramesh Babu gives his
customers a decent trim for
only $2 ? But he owns a Rolls
Royce!
Shani shingnapur, a village in maharastra
where all the houses, shops, halls never kept
their valuables in lock & key . No theft has
been reported yet in that village.
An Indian airline
only hires women
because they are
lighter, so they save
up to $500,000 per
year in fuel.
Arshid Ali Khan, a 13
years old boy from
Punjab is worshiped
as god Hanuman. He
is also referred as
Balaji due to his 7 inch
long tail. Local people
takes blessings from
him to cure their
problems. A story was
also published in
the Daily Mail in UK.
A prison where
prisoners can come
and go as they
want. The prisoners
can also hold jobs.
One prisoner is
even a school
teacher.
The village of Kodinhi
situated about 35 km south
of Calicut is home to about
2000 families. The village
has a Muslim majority and
is known for its very high
rate of twin births. As of
2009 the village boasted of
200 set of twins (440
individuals) and two sets of
triplets officially. A local
doctor though believes this
number to be higher in the
range of 300 to 350 pairs
The village of JATINGA in the
Dima Hasao district of Assam
is world famous for its
phenomenon of bird suicides.
Most of the migratory birds
visiting the area never leave
the village and just drop to
their death on the streets. The
case gets even inscrutable in
the sense that these birds
plummet to their death
precisely between 06:00 p.m.
to 09:30 p.m. on the moonless
nights of September and
October.
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Unknown facts about india

  • 3. Worlds largest democracy 4th largest economy 5,000 year old civilization Number system was invented in India. Second largest english speaking nation. Second largest impoter of arms. India never invaded any country.
  • 4. As per German Magazine 12% of Scientists in America are Indians. 36% of NASA employees are Indians. 34% of MICROSOFT employees are Indians 28% of IBM employees are Indians
  • 5. Science day in switzerland is celebrated on 26th may as APJ Abdul Kalam visited switzerland on this day to honour them.
  • 6. 90% of computers in world run on the chip made by indian - VINOD DHAM As per a report in Forbes magazine, July 1987 , Sanskrit is the most suitable language for computer software
  • 7.  Chess was invented in India.  Chess is the sanskrit chaturangon meaning 4 members in an army which are elephants , horses, chariots, foot soldiers.
  • 8. The World's first university was establishedin Takshashila in 700BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the worldstudiedmore than 60 subjects.
  • 9. I S R O (Indian Space Research Organisation) has developed 1st rocket with other organisation . India’s 1st rocket was brought on cycle.
  • 10. is a huge hindu religion festival takes place in every 12 yrs. In 2001, more than60 million people attended breaking the record for world’s biggest gathering.
  • 11. An barber in India named Ramesh Babu gives his customers a decent trim for only $2 ? But he owns a Rolls Royce!
  • 12. Shani shingnapur, a village in maharastra where all the houses, shops, halls never kept their valuables in lock & key . No theft has been reported yet in that village.
  • 13. An Indian airline only hires women because they are lighter, so they save up to $500,000 per year in fuel.
  • 14. Arshid Ali Khan, a 13 years old boy from Punjab is worshiped as god Hanuman. He is also referred as Balaji due to his 7 inch long tail. Local people takes blessings from him to cure their problems. A story was also published in the Daily Mail in UK.
  • 15. A prison where prisoners can come and go as they want. The prisoners can also hold jobs. One prisoner is even a school teacher.
  • 16. The village of Kodinhi situated about 35 km south of Calicut is home to about 2000 families. The village has a Muslim majority and is known for its very high rate of twin births. As of 2009 the village boasted of 200 set of twins (440 individuals) and two sets of triplets officially. A local doctor though believes this number to be higher in the range of 300 to 350 pairs
  • 17. The village of JATINGA in the Dima Hasao district of Assam is world famous for its phenomenon of bird suicides. Most of the migratory birds visiting the area never leave the village and just drop to their death on the streets. The case gets even inscrutable in the sense that these birds plummet to their death precisely between 06:00 p.m. to 09:30 p.m. on the moonless nights of September and October.