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1. India discovered water on the moon.

In November 2009, Chandrayaan – I detected water on the moon. M3 detected absorption features near (0.00011–0.00012 in) on the surface of the moon.

2. We are the world’s second largest English-speaking country

 

In India, there are probably over 128 million English speakers with 226449 using it as their first language.

3. Shakuntla Devi of India is referred as “Human Calculator”.

In june 1980, Shakuntla devi answered a 13 digit numbers 7,686,369,774,870 x 2,465,099,745,779 randomly picked by the computer, in just 28 seconds.

4. Bandra Worli Sea link has steel wires equal to the earth’s circumference.

The construction of the sea link started in 2000. It was completed only in 2010. Its weights are equal to the weight of 56,000 African elephants put together.

5. India was once an island.

More than 100 million years ago, India was a continent. Evidence of this ancient history is provided by fossilised sea shells that can still be found high in the mountains.

6. Plastic surgery was invented in India

One of the earliest instances of plastic surgery can be found in the Sushruta Samhita , an important medical text from India.

7. India never ever invaded any country

India born of invasion but never invaded one in her last 100000 years of history.

8. India is the world’s third-largest economy in the world.

According to the World Bank, India displaced Japan and become the third largest economy in the world in terms of purchasing power parity.