38% of Doctors in America are Indians.
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
17% of INTEL employees are Indians
13% of XEROX employees are Indians
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India is the world's largest, oldest, continuous
Varanasi, also known as Benares, was called "the ancient
city" when Lord Buddha visited it in 500 B.C.E, and is the oldest,
continuously inhabited city in the world today?
India never invaded any country in her last 10000 years
India is the world's largest democracy.
Grammar constitutes one of India's greatest
contributions to Western philology. Panini, the Sanskrit grammarian,
who lived between 750 and 500 BC, was the first to compose formal
grammar through his Astadhyai.
India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by
The World's first university was established in
Takshashila in 700BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the
world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built
in the 4th century BC was one of the greatest achievements of
ancient India in the field of education.
Sanskrit is the mother of all the European languages.
Sanskrit is the most suitable language for computer software - a
report in Forbes magazine, July 1987.
Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to
humans. Charaka, the father of medicine consolidated Ayurveda 2500
years ago. Today Ayurveda is fast regaining its rightful place in
Although modern images of India often show poverty and
lack of development, India was the richest country on earth until
the time of British invasion in the early 17th Century. Christopher
Columbus was attracted by India's wealth.
The art of Navigation was bornin the river Sindh 6000
years ago. The very word Navigation is derived from the Sanskrit
word NAVGATIH. The word navy is also derived from Sanskrit
Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to
orbit the sun hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart. Time
taken by earth to orbit the sun: (5th century) 365.258756484
The value of "pi" was first calculated by Budhayana, and
he explained the concept of what is known as the Pythagorean
Theorem. He discovered this in the 6th century long before the
Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India.
Quadratic equations were by Sridharacharya in the 11th century. The
largest numbers the Greeks and the Romans used were 106 whereas
Hindus used numbers as big as 10**53(10 to the power of 53) with
specific names as early as 5000 BCE during the Vedic period. Even
today, the largest used number is Tera 10**12(10 to the power of
software to 90 countries.
According to the Gemological Institute of America, up
until 1896, India was the only source for diamonds to the world.
USA based IEEE has proved what has been a century old
suspicion in the world scientific community that the pioneer of
wireless communication was Prof. Jagdish Bose and not Marconi.
The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built
According to Saka King Rudradaman I of 150 CE a
beautiful lake called 'Sudarshana' was constructed on the hills of
Raivataka during Chandragupta Maurya's time.
Chess (Shataranja or AshtaPada) was invented in
Sushruta is the father of surgery. 2600 years ago he and
health scientists of his time conducted complicated surgeries like
cesareans, cataract, artificial limbs, fractures, urinary stones and
even plastic surgery and brain surgery. Usage of anesthesia was well
known in ancient India. Over 125 surgical equipment were used. Deep
knowledge of anatomy, physiology, etiology, embryology, digestion,
metabolism, genetics and immunity is also found in many texts.