Top 10 facts about india

  1. When many people were still living in forest some 5000 years ago. Indians have already established  Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization).
  2. India name is derived from river Indus also known as Sindhu. Later Persian Invaders converted Sindhu to Hindu.
  3. Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus has originated from India. Place Value System and Decimal system were developed in India in 100 BC.
  4. The worlds first university Takshila was established in India in 700 BC. University of Nalanda was established in 4th century was the greatest achievement of ancient India in the field of education.
  5. The value of “pi” was first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana.
  6. India was the richest country till the time of British rule in early 17th Century.
  7. Sushruta is the father of Surgery who performed complicated surgeries like cataract, artificial limbs, cesareans, fractures, urinary stones, plastic surgery and brain surgeries over 2600 years ago.
  8. Varanasi is the most ancient city of India where lord Buddha visited during 500 B.C
  9. Yoga originated from India some 5000 years ago.
  10. India has the largest population of vegetarians in the world.

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