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  • India is the world’s largest milk producer, with 16% of global production.

  • The Indian entertainment industry produces the largest number of films across the world.

  • Over 4700 daily newspapers are produced in India in more than 300 languages.

  • ‘Zero’ in the number system was invented by an Indian mathematician, Aryabhata.

  • Shakuntala Devi, a math prodigy from India could calculate 7,686,369,774,870 × 2,465,099,745,779 and could answer the question in just 28 seconds.

  • The game, Chess was invented in India.

  • Apart from the U.S. and Japan, only India has built a supercomputer.

  • The decimal system and place value system were developed in India around 100 B.C.

  • The game, Snakes and Ladders, was invented in India in the 13th century by a poet saint Gyanadev. The game was designed on the basis that good deeds take you to heaven while bad deeds take you to hell.

  • More than 90 countries from all around the world buy software from India.

  • 1500 BC – 600 BC: Composition of the Vedas and the Brahmana

  • 700 BC – 300 BC: Composition of the Upanishads

  • 527 or 526 BC: Death of Mahavira, the historical founder of Jainism
  • Late 6th century: Darius, the Persian king, conquers parts of Ancient Pakistan

  • 486 BC: Death of BuddhaChinese tradition records 483 BC
  • 400 BC: Panini composes first Sanskrit grammar
  • 4th century BC – 4th century BC: Composition of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata

  • 327 BC – 25 BC: Alexander the Great invades Indus valley region (now Pakistan).
  • 321 BC – 181 BC: Chandragupta Maurya founded Maurya Empire
  • 300 BC: Megatheres (Greek) visits the Maurya king
  • 300 BC: Composition of the Natyashastra, though some scholars date the work to 100 AD
  • 268 BC – 233: BC Reign of Ashoka the Great
  • 185 BC – 75 BC: Sunga dynasty reigns over central Republic of India

  • 2nd century BC – 3rd century BC: Buddhism and Jainism influences in India at its peak
  • 1st Century BC – 1st century AD: ShakosParthians and Kushan invade Indus valley region
  • 1st Century BC – 2nd Century AD: Sat vahana rule
  • 58 BC – 57 BC: Virama Samvat era begins

  • Cheraw, Chola & Pandya Kingdoms in South
  • 78 AD: Beginning of the Shako era
  • 1st – 3rd century: Reign of the Kushan dynasty; first depiction of Jayna tirthankara and muti-armed Hindu deities
  • 4th-5th century: Vaktaka rule over central India and the Deccan

  • 4th – 6th century: Gupta period in most part and central modern present Republic of India (never included the Pakistan regions), however this was the Golden Age of India era of the Gangetic valley
  • 500 AD: Ajanta completed
  • 5th – 7th century: Spread of Vaishnavism, especially Krishan cult; emergence of worship of local deities; emergence of Tantrism
  • 5th – 6th century: Invasion of Huns in ancient Pakistan regions
  • 6th century: Kalach Uri dynasty rules the western coast of modern India

  • 6th – 8th century: Pallavi dynasty in southern India; rock-cut architecture begins in the south; temple building flourishes at Malappuram and Kanchipuram
  • 6th-10th century: Tamil devotional poetry
  • 7th – 8th century: Decline of Buddhism in ancient Pakistan and the northern Republic of India; revival of Hinduism
  • 7th – 10th century: Raksrakutta dynasty rules over northern part of the Deccan

  • Early 8th century: Arab merchants settle on the coast of Sindh (now a part of Pakistan) and the Indian state of Gujarat
  • 8th – 12th century: Pala dynasty rules in BiharBengal and large part of eastern India  
  • 10th – 17th century: Rule of the Rajput’s in different regions of West India.
  • 788 – 820 AD: Life of Adi Shankaracharya
  • 1018 AD : First Muslim ruler – Mahmud Ghazi raids India.-
  • 1947 – The Dominion of India becomes independent
  • 1950 – The modern Republic of India is established
  • Present Day: Narender Modi is Prime Minister of India

  • Diwali is the most important Hindu holiday in India. This celebration occurs at the start of every Indian new year. Also referred to as the festival of lights, Diwali is a celebration of the victory of goodness over evil. October 2 is another important day in Indian culture. This is the date of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, and people celebrate it all over the world.
  • Hinduism is the most popular faith in India, and it is the oldest major faith tradition in the world. Properly speaking, Hinduism is not a single religion but a family of related religions. In India, belief in reincarnation is widespread. This doctrine holds that souls are eternal, and each soul undergoes rebirth multiple times into different bodies. According to this belief system, any given soul can reincarnate into a human body or an animal body.
  • Yoga originated in India. The practice combines mental and physical training for flexibility, endurance and mental well-being. India is one of the most linguistically diverse nations. Although Hindi is the most spoken language in India, there are 15 major regional languages besides Hindi.

  • India has close to 500 wildlife sanctuaries.
  • The Eastern Himalayas, Western Ghats and Indo-Burma are the three hotspots for biodiversity.
  • The Asian Elephant, Bengal Tiger, Asiatic lion, Mugger crocodile are a few threatened species found in India.
  • India is home to around 1300 species of beautiful birds.
  • The Bengal Tiger is the national animal of India.
  • The peacock is the national bird of India.
  • The river dolphin of the Ganges is the national aquatic animal of India.
  • The Himalayan blue sheep is found only in India.
  • The Sarus crane is one of the biggest cranes in India.
  • Coming second to New Zealand, India has the highest population of sheep in the world (75,000,000).
  • India minted a zero rupee note to make a point about the NGO 5th pillar’s move to fight corruption.

  • Every Indian currency note has 15 languages on the reverse side and two on the front, which are English and Hindi.
  • Back in the days, the Indian five-rupee coin was smuggled all the way to Bangladesh and was used to make razors.
  • Indian notes are made of cotton and cotton rag.
  • Shortly after the India – Pakistan divide, Pakistan used the Indian Rupee notes up until they could mint their own money.
  • We don’t have 5,000 and 10,000 rupee notes now, but between the years 1954 and 1978, these were in circulation.
  • The Ministry of Finance issues one-rupee notes.
  • Every note has a depiction of India.
  • A damaged or torn note can be exchanged at local banks.
  • Destroying money is considered an offence punishable by law.
  • Dayan Chand, the hockey legend, was offered a rank of field marshal in the German army by Hitler. He refused the offer and led the Indian team to win gold in the Berlin Olympics of 1936.
  • Sarfaraz Khan was only ten years old during the first IPL match. Now he is 17.

  • Five international men’s Kabaddi tournaments have been held, and India won all of them.
  • India has won 26 medals in the Olympic Games.
  • Martial arts or the sport of self-defence finds its roots in India.
  • The first time India participated in the Olympics was in 1900.
  • A poet called Gianduja came up with this game called “Paramatta”. That is today’s snakes and ladders for you.
  • Polo too finds its roots in India. The game has gone through a lot of modification from the original, though.
  • Hockey is India’s national game.
  • The IPL has the second highest amount of money spent on it, after the NBA.
  • Gandara Mahavidyalaya was India’s first music school.
  • Each state produces a different kind of folk music. A few examples are Dandiya from Gujrat, Baals from Bengal and Lawani from Maharashtra.
  • Baleshwar Qamar is the first shehnai vandal of India.
  • Sarod is an instrument that is exclusively Indian.
  • The table, too, is a musical instrument that was made first in India.
  • Banja ran was the first folk album of India that contained folk songs from Gujarat and Rajasthan.
  • The national anthem was written by Rabindranath Tagore and first sung in a rally at Kolkata.

  • The veena is a beautiful instrument that was first made in India.
  • The Ladybirds was the first India band that only had women.
  • Carnatic music is one of the oldest classical forms of music.
  • Karnataka is famous for its basil belle bath and polyare.
  • India produces the most amount of spices in the world.
  • Chai is the most popular drink in India.
  • Rice is the staple food of India.
  • The world’s hottest chilli, bhut jolokia, is from India.
  • Fish is relished in coastal regions such as West Bengal and Kerala.
  • West Bengal is the birthplace of the delicious Rasgulla.
  • Tamil Nadu is famous for its Pongal.
  • Dum biryani was originally a money-saving dish engineered by the Nawab of Awadh to feed the poor.
  • The state of Haryana produces over 60% of the basmati rice in India.

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