Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Interesting Things About India

.. About India

1. Largest democracy in the world.
2. Has the biggest film industry in the world.
3. Aryabhatta was the scientist who invented the digit zero.
4. India has the most post offices in the world.
5. The World's first university was established in Takshila in 700 BC.
6. Ayurveda is the earliest known school of medicine 2500 years ago.
7. The word 'Navigation' is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH.
8. India is home to several major rivers, including the Ganges, the
    Brahmaputra, the Yamuna.
9. Indian's contribute just 1 ton of C02 per capita as opposed to 9 for UK and
    20 for USA.
10. Phone calls to India cost a s little as 2p per minute.

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