Friday, 25 January 2019

What is India? Republic Day special!

India is a country located in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country in the world by area and with population of more than 1.3 billion people. India is second most populous country of the after China and also one of the most populous democracy in the world. So, today we know some interesting things about India, which everyone doesn't know.

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Bear Grylls
Did you know that?, The host of most famous TV show Man vs Wild, Bear Grylls wanted to join Indian army after getting out of school.

USB
The man who developed the technology of USB was an Indian-American computer engineer Ajay V. Bhatt. They also developed some other technologies like, AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) , PCI Express and many other chip-set improvements.

Kumbh Mela
Kumbh Mela is considered as one of the largest human congregations on the Earth, which can also visible from the space. Lots of peoples from all over the world visit this Hindu festival.

Indian Railways
The railway network of Indian railway is largest in the world, more than 1.4 million employees are working in indian railways to handle this largest network. Which is more than the population of Estonia, Mauritius, Bahrain, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Iceland, Monaco and Vatican City.

English language
India has the world's largest English-speaking population after USA and the most interesting thing is only 11.38% of people in India know the English language.

Space program
Despite some budgetary constraints, the space shuttle program of India is one of the top 5 space programs in the world. The Mars Orbiter Mission of India was the cheapest mission to Mars.

Platinum Chip
The first Pentium Chip was invented by an Indian man, which name was Vinod Dham. They also called as a Father of the Pentium chip for his contribution in the development of most successful Pentium processors from Intel.

Sanskrit language
Sanskrit language is considered as the producer of all higher languages. It is the most suitable language for creating computer software. Many words of English language are taken from Sanskrit language.

The most richest country in history
The modern images of India show poverty, but before the British rule India was one of the richest countries in the world, during the early 17th Century.

Largest post office network
The Indian post network has large number of post offices in the world!, Which is spread to the remote areas of the country.

Largest news channels
As compared to other countries India has the largest number of news channels in the world.

War or attack
India never invaded any nation in her history of last 10,000 years.

Nation of scientists and engineers
India is the second largest country in the world, which has largest number of Scientists and Engineers.

Bollywood
Bollywood is the biggest film production in the world with about 1000 films produced every year.

Biggest family in the world
The World’s most biggest family is lives in India, in which, a man with 39 wives and 94 children.

Indian Army
The Indian Army is second largest army of the world in terms of personnel and 3rd largest in terms of active manpower.

Richest man
The most richest man in India, Mukesh Ambani has a house valued at 1 Billion $. It is 27 storeys, building with 3 helipad and 600+ staff.

Golden temple
The Golden Temple in amrutsar provides free food for over one lakh people everyday.

Youngest Nation
India is a country of most youngest peoples in the world. The Half population of India is under the age of 25.

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