Ye Hai Mera India
# India is the world's largest, oldest, civilization that has continued since its beginning.
# India is the world's Largest democracy.
# India has never invaded any country in her last 1000 years of history.
# India invented the number system. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta an Indian Mathematician.
# 5000 years ago when many large parts of world were only nomadic forest dwellers, Indians established Harappan Civilization in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization)
# In India there are 300,000 active mosques in India. It is more than in any other country, including the Arab world, Pakistan or Indonesia.
# All the European Languages developed from Sanskrit the mother Language. Sanskrit is the most suitable language for computer software - a report published in Forbes magazine in July 1987.
# Chess (Shataranj or AshtaPada) was invented in India.
# India has the second largest pool of Scientist and Engineers in the World.
# India is the largest English speaking nation in the world.
# India is the only country other than US and Japan, that could make a super computer indigenously.
# India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world
# Indian Railways is one of the largest employers in the world; it employs over a million employees
# India was one of the richest countries till the time of British rule in the early 17th Century. All the western explorers including Christopher Columbus and Vasco D Gamma were attracted by India's wealth. They were allured to by its wealth and came or tried to come looking for a sea route to India. America was explored by mistake.
# The highest bridge in the world is The Baily Bridge. It is located in the Ladakh valley between the Dras and Suru rivers in the Himalayas. It was built by the Indian Army in August 1982
# The Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi built in the 10th century, is the world's largest religious pilgrim destination. Larger than either Rome or Mecca, an average of 30,000 visitors donate $6 million (US) to the temple everyday.
# Banaras is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. In 500 BC when Lord Buddha visited this place it was known as Varanasi.
# Martial Arts were first created in India as Malla Kala, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.
# Yoga is the execution part of the Great Samkhya Philosophy. It has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.