India's contribution to the world

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India celebrates its 68th Independence Day this August 15. On August 15, 1947 India got freedom from British rule. This presentation looks at the contributions made by this country since the dawn of civilization. These facts that will make you proud to be an Indian.

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INDIA A land of many firsts… http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/55/Hajiali.jpg

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India invented the Number System.

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Zero was invented here by Aryabhatta .

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The world’s first university was established in Takshila in 700 B.C. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/63/Taxila1.jpg

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Sanskrit, considered the oldest language in the world, originated in India. According to Forbes magazine, it’s the most suitable language for computer software.

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Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, is the earliest school of medicine known to humans. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4001/4573863886_9b52b4bbf4_z.jpg

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Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart: 365.258756484 days.

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The art of navigation was born here in the river Sindh some 5,000 years ago.

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The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built here in Saurashtra .

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Chess was invented in India.

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According to the Gemological Institute of America, till 1896, India was the only source for diamonds to the world.

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Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India.

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The place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in 100 B.C.

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Sushruta , the father of surgery, 2600 years ago conducted complicated surgeries like cesareans, cataract, artificial limbs, fractures, urinary stones and even brain surgery. Usage of anesthesia was well known in ancient India.

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The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the world's first great urban civilizations.

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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 European mathematicians.

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"If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India." Romain Rolland, French scholar All facts have been taken from Internet.

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