Did you know?
Which language is the source language for English, French, Russian and Italian? 'Sanskrit'
What is common to these words : Shampoo, Guru, Mantra, Brahmins, Navy, Cummerbundh, Jodhpurs, Pajamas, Uma, Maya, Nirvana - ' All Indian' words
Who invented Chess and tgo Snakes and Ladders?
Gyandev (13th BC) India
Where did Yoga originate?
Where did the Decimal count originate? 'India'
What was the world’s largest nbr used in the past in India?
10 to the power of 53 (Sanskrit name: NIJUT)
What is the world’s largest number used today?
- · 10 to the power of 12 (rate)
Where did the concept of and words ‘Navigation’ and ‘Navy’ come from?
Indian word 'NAVGATIH' – Nau (boat) + av (move) = NAVY
Which two Asian nations chose to remain NonAligned during the Cold War regime and founded a third coalition for developing countries? 'India & Indonesia'
Where did all of the the world's diamonds come from two hundred years before the route to Ivory Coast was discovered? 'Bangalore mines in India' (till 1896)
Who gave the world quadratic equations, the value of 'Pi'?
Sridharacharya & Budhayana 6thc BC INDIANS
Name the world's oldest international university Taxila in Bihar India (now one of the poorest most corrupted states of India :) 10,500 students from around the world studied 30 subjects here including Megasthenes from Greece.
For every American nuclear power-reactor, how many does India and S/Korea have (roughly)? 5 US: 1 Indian/SK
Where in the film Ten Commandments do you see Nephertiti receiving a gift from India? What was it? A Red Pure Silk 'Saree' :) Find out the scene for yourself if you care.
- They announce it as a gift from the land of the Five Rivers - which is India - in those days known as Sindhu - the Brits made it Hindusthan
Proves Indian overseas trade relations with Egyptian empire before Christ, tech for dying, weaving, gathering silk worms, processing silk thread out of the coccon and navigation on the high seas existed as far back as then.
And everyone Spanish, Portugues, French, British were constantly trying to discover the route to India. When Columbus landed in Mayaland and found the Maya gold he thought he had reached tjere - so the poor Maya people ended up being known as the Red Indians and even lost their own land eventually and needed reservation in their own space.
In a way then so to speak America came to be because they were looking for India :)
Later they reached West Indies and thought they had found us - finally when they didfind the place they mapped the water around it as Indian ocean so as not to lose their way again
And in those days India was indeed the only source of diamonds, rubies and pearls. People would find their way into China and Bali later.The Brits took away nearly all of that wealthwhen they left including valuable Indian manuscripts - so, Indians have to PAY to go to the Albert Museum to study their own texts :)
And yes, Victoria, the Third Coalition was created to make sure we didn't get gobbled up by anybody ever again - India always liked to stand apart and make its own rules as far as possible.