Last updated on August 05, 2019.
Few Astonishing Facts About India! Is India Shining?
|Picture Credit. indiatravelclub.com|
The chaos and fear created by some about the End of the world just got subsided. A sigh of relief spread among the people who got confused about the End of World phenomenon.
It’s about my lovely country called India—The largest democracy in the world.
The word “India” is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which early settlers lived.
Yes, here comes some of the astonishing facts about my country
India is one among the three nations in the world that make supercomputers, The United States and Japan being the other two nations.
India is one of the 6 countries that launch satellites.
The “Place Value System” and the “Decimal System” were developed in India in 100 B.C.
India is the world’s largest producer of milk, it is also among the top five producers of sugar, tea, coffee, spices, rubber, silk, and fish.
The average Indian is nearly 20 years younger than the average Japanese (26 vs 45)
|The Blogger P V at India’s Capital. Near Qutub Minar,
The tallest brick minaret in the world,
An important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture.
This tower is in the Qutb complex in South Delhi,
It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There are 300,000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country, including the Muslim world.
More Amazing Facts About India
India was one of the richest countries till the time of British rule in the early 17th Century. Christopher Columbus, attracted by India’s wealth, had come looking for a sea route to India when he discovered America by mistake.
Though India is about 1/3 the size of the United States, yet it is the second-most populous country in the world, with a population of 1,166,079,217. India is the seventh-largest country in the world, at 1.27 million square miles.
Indians hold prominent places both internationally and in the United States. For example, the co-founder of Sun Microsystems (Vinod Khosla), the creator of the Pentium chip (Vinod Dahm), the founder/creator of Hotmail (Sabeer Bhatia), and the GM of Hewlett-Packard (Rajiv Gupta) are all Indians.
Even in spite of all these sweet and shining facts,
there are few bitter facts too to note here:
The country leads the world with the most murders (32,719), with Russia taking second at 28,904 murders per year.
More than a million Indians are millionaires, yet most Indians live on less than two dollars a day. An estimated 35% of India’s population lives below the poverty line.
Amazing facts about India In Military Power:
India holds 4th position in the world military power, even pushing down the British to the 5th place. Of course, India doesn’t want to fight with anybody, but at the same time, if someone attempts to do that we will not lag behind, this is a warning signal too to our enemies at the border. :-)
The below picture shows a clear picture of the world nations position in their military strength.
We Are Not Behind! Check out some of the amazing facts about India
IN THE WORLD MILITARY POWER INDIA OCCUPIED THE 4TH PLACE!
|Picture Credit: Rajesh Shiva’s FB Page|
WATCH THIS VIDEO: INDIA THE BRAIN OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER
This video shows the great changes taking place gradually in India as well as the world around. In short, this video gives a clear picture of the major role India plays in the days ahead. Watch carefully to find out some of the amazing facts about India
STOP PRESS: The latest developments at India’s capital New Delhi after the brutal gang rape of a 23-year old girl in a moving bus is so alarming. The protesters, the young girls, and boys turned up on the roads of New Delhi (at India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Vijay Chowk, and other places) to show their anger are confronted by the police with many rounds of tear gas, lathi charge and continuous use of water cannon.
Of course, these types of developments are definitely a black mark in the history of India.
PS: These statistics are collected from various reliable sources like World Book Encyclopedia, Google.com, businessinsider.com, The Hindu Daily, The Times of India, Guardian, New York Times, etc…..
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