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FACTS TO MAKE EVERY INDIAN PROUD





Q. Who is the co-founder of Sun Microsystems?
Ans. Vinod Khosla




Q. Who is the creator of Pentium chip (needs no
Introduction as 90% of the today's computers run on it)?
Ans. Vinod Dahm




Q. Who is the third richest man on the world?
Ans. According to the latest report Lakshmi Niwas Mittal
Is the 3rd richest man in world in 2005.




Q. Who is the founder and creator of Hotmail (Hotmail
Is world's No.1 web based email program)?
Ans. Sabeer Bhatia




Q. Who is the president of AT & T-Bell Labs (AT &
T-Bell Labs is the creator of program languages such
As C, C++, Unix to name a few)?
Ans. Arun Netravalli




Q. Who is the GM of Hewlett Packard?
Ans. Rajiv Gupta




Q. Who is the new MTD (Microsoft Testing Director)
Of Windows 2000,responsible to iron out all initial problems?
Ans. Sanjay Tejwrika




Q. Who are the Chief Executives of CitiBank, Mckensey & Stanchart?
Ans. Victor Menezes, Rajat Gupta, and Rana Talwar.




*We Indians are the wealthiest among all ethnic groups in
America, even faring better than the whites and the natives.
There are 3.22 millions of Indians in USA (1.5% of population). YET,
38% of doctors in USA are Indians.
12% scientists in USA are Indians.
36% of NASA scientists are Indians.
34% of Microsoft employees are Indians.
28% of IBM employees are Indians.
17% of INTEL scientists are Indians.
13% of XEROX employees are Indians.




Some of the following facts may be known to you. These facts
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WORLD HISTORY FACTS ABOUT INDIA..




1. India never invaded any country in her last 1000 years of history.




2. India invented the Number system. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.




3. The world's first University was established in Takshila in 700BC.
More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60
Subjects.The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century BC was
One of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education.




4. According to the Forbes magazine, Sanskrit is the most suitable
Language for computer software.




5. Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to humans.




6. Although western media portray modern images of India as poverty
Striken and underdeveloped through political corruption, India was
Once the richest empire on earth.




7. The art of navigation was born in the river Sindh 5000 years ago. The
Very word "Navigation" is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH.




8. The value of pi was first calculated by Budhayana, and he explained the
Concept of what is now known as the Pythagorean Theorem.British scholars
Have last year (1999) officially published that Budhayan's works dates to
The 6th Century which is long before the European mathematicians.




9. Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India. Quadratic equations
Were by Sridharacharya in the 11th Century; the largest numbers the Greeks
And the Romans used were 106 whereas Indians used numbers as big as 1053.




10. According to the Gemological Institute of America, up until 1896, India
Was the only source of diamonds to the world.




11. USA based IEEE has proved what has been a century-old suspicion
Amongst academics that the pioneer of wireless communication was Professor Jagdeesh Bose and not Marconi.




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




13. Chess was invented in India.




14. Sushruta is the father of surgery. 2600 years ago he and health
Scientists of his time conducted surgeries like cesareans, cataract,
Fractures and urinary stones. Usage of anaesthesia was well known in
Ancient India.




15. When many cultures in the world were only nomadic forest dwellers
Over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley
(Indus Valley Civilisation) .




16. The place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in 100 BC.




Quotes about India.




We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no
Worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.
Albert Einstein.




India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the
Mother of history, the grandmother of legend and the great grand mother of
Tradition.
Mark Twain.




If there is one place on the face of earth where all dreams of living men
Have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of
Existence, it is India.
French scholar Romain Rolland.




India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries
without ever having to send a single soldier across her border Hu Shih
(former Chinese ambassador to USA)



ALL OF THE ABOVE IS JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG,
THE LIST COULD BE ENDLESS.
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