Monday, 25 August 2014

[] Facts about India that perhaps most Indians do not know


Facts about India that perhaps most Indians do not know


4.      Today, India has the world's largest school in terms of students, the City Montessori School in Lucknow. It has more than 45 thousand students!

5.      Number of births in India every year is more than the total population of Australia, and many other nations.

6.      India has the largest English speaking population in the world.

7.      Lonar Lake, a saltwater lake in Maharashtra, was created by a meteor hitting the Earth and is one of its kind in India.

8.      Buttons were invented in India. Yes, your shirt's buttons.

9.      And shampoo.

10.   And cataract surgery.

11.    And plastic surgery.

12.   And discovered water on the moon.

13.   India's tech capital, Bangalore, has increased its office supply by six times since 2006, and now has more Grade-A offices than Singapore.

14.   India is the largest milk producer in the world.

15.   India leads the world with the most murders (32,719) per year, with Russia taking second at 28,904 murders per year.

16.   India is one of the only three countries that makes supercomputers (the US and Japan are the other two).

17.   Chai is India's national drink.

18.   Martial Arts was first created in India.

19.   India gave the world Yoga, that has existed for more than 5,000 years.

 20. "We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhileY scientific discovery could have been made".  - Albert Einstein.


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