Thursday, 27 August 2015

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23 Interesting Facts about India That You Never Heard Before.

25 Interesting Facts about India That You Never Heard Before.

1. The ‘Sripuram’ temple of Mahalakshmi is made of tonnes of gold gleamed and glittered on 24 August 2007 under the rays of the sun.

2. Baily bridge is world's highest bridge.It is 30 meters (98 ft) long, and is at an altitude of 5,602 meters (18,379 ft) above sea level. It was built in 1982 by the Indian Army.

3.Kumbh Mela, world's largest social gathering of 100 million people.

4. Water on moon is discovered by ISRO only.

5.World's biggest family.
Ziona Chana is the head of a family which comprises of his 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren. The Chana family lives in the state of Mizoram, in a single house that comprises of 100 rooms.

6. Indian kabaddi team has won all the World Cups till now and made a world record.

7. Only place on earth where there is a spa for elephants. 

8. Science day in Switzerland.
The former President and celebrated scientist of India, APJ Abdul Kalam, has earned many admirers in Switzerland too. On May 26th, 2006, the eminent Indian scientist visited the European nation and as a mark of respect towards this Indian dignitary, the nation declared May 26th as ‘Science Day.’

9. 70% of spices used around the world are of India.

10. Budhayana, Indian mathematician gave the value of  'PIE'.

11. World's first university had started in around 5000 BC at Takshashila, India.

12. Lord Balaji temple of Tirupathi has more visitors than the Vatican city and the Shrine of Mecca.

13. First to use shampoo were Indians.

14. No Indian kings had ever invaded other countries.

15. Shakuntala Devi , ''the human calculator'' had won against a computer in Germany. 

16.Largest producer of bananas in the world.

17. Oldest civilization on earth is of India.

18.Largest postal network in the world is in India with 150000 post offices.

19. First plastic surgery was attempted by great scholar, Sushrutha around 2600 years ago. sushratha is considered as BIBLE OF MEDICINE in modern days.

20. Indian saint Gyandev created the famous "snakes & ladder game".

21. Only floating post office in the world is in Srinagar.

22. Rabindranath Tagore, the only person who wrote  national song of two countries. He wrote national song of Bangladesh.

23.First consumer of sugar in the world .