*India never invaded any country in her last 10,ooo
years of history.
*World’s first university was established in Takshila
in 700BC. More than 10,000 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
greater achievements of ancient India in the field of
*India invented Chess.
*The art of navigation was born in the river Sindh
6,000 years ago. The very word navigation is derived
from the Sanskrit word “Navgatih”. The word Navy is
also derived from Sanskrit “Nou.”
*Hundreds of years before the astronomer smart,
Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth
to orbit the sun, as 365.258756484.
*The value of pi was first calculated by Budhayana and
he explained the concept of Pythagorean Theorem. He
discovered this in 6th century.
*Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India
and Quadratic equations by Sridharacharya in the 11th
*India invented the number system. Aryabhatta invented
*According to the Gemological Institute of America, up until
1896, India was the only source for diamonds to the world.
*Sushruta is the Father of Surgery. Circa 2,600 years ago, he
and health scientist of his time, conducted surgeries like
caesareans, cataract, artificial limbs, fractures, urinary stones
and even plastic surgery and brain surgery. Usage of anaesthesia
was well known in ancient India. Deep knowledge of anatomy,
physiology,etiology, embryology, digestion, metabolism,
genetics and immunity is also found in many texts.
*The place value system, the decimal system was developed
in India in 100BC.
*USA based IEEE has proved that the pioneer of wireless
Communication was Prof. Jagadeesh Bose.
*The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built
*Charaka, the father of medicine, consolidated Ayurveda
in the early 17th century.
*Sanskrit is the most suitable language for computer
software reported in the Forbes magazine, July 1987.
There are 3.22 million Indians in America.
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.
13% of XEROX employees are Indians.
17% of INTEL employees are Indians.