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Some facts about Indians living in the U.S.A. There are 3.22 Million
Indians in America:

1. 38% of Doctors in America are Indians.
2. 12% of Scientists in America are Indians.
3. 36% of NASA employees are Indians.
4. 34% of MICROSOFT employees are Indians.
5. 28% of IBM employees are Indians.
6. 17% of INTEL employees are Indians.
7. 13% of XEROX employees are Indians.
8. 23% of Indian Community in America is having 'Green-Card'.

Some of these facts may be known to you. These facts were recently
published in a German Magazine which deals with WORLD HISTORY.

a. India never invaded any country in her last 10000 years of history.
b. India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
c.. 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.
d.. Sanskrit is the mother of all the European languages. Sanskrit is the
most suitable language for computer software - a report in Forbes magazine,
July 1987.
e.. Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to humans. Charaka,
The father of medicine consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago. Today Ayurveda
is fast regaining its rightful place in our civilization.
f.. Although modern images of India often show poverty and lack of
development, India was the richest country on earth until the time of
British invasion in the early 17th Century.
g.. The art of Navigation was born in the river Sindh 6000 years ago. The
very word Navigation is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH. The word
navy is also derived from Sanskrit 'Nou'.
h.. Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun
hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart. Time taken by earth to orbit
the sun:
(5th century) 365.258756484 days.
i.. The value of "pi" was first calculated by Budhayana, and he explained
he concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem. He discovered this
in the 6th century long before the European mathematicians.
j.. 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 Hindus used numbers as big as 10**53(10
to the power of 53) with specific names as early as 5000 BCE during the
Vedic period. Even today, the largest used number is Tera 10**12(10 to the
power of 12).
k.. According to the Gemological Institute of America, up until 1896, India
was the only source for diamonds to the world.
l.. USA based IEEE has proved what has been a century old suspicion in the
world scientific community that the pioneer of wireless communication was
Prof. Jagdeesh Bose and not Marconi.
m.. The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra.
n.. According to Saka King Rudradaman I of 150 BC a beautiful lake called
Sudarshana' was constructed on the hills of Raivataka during Chandragupta
Maurya's time.
o.. Chess (Shataranja or AshtaPada) was invented in India.
p.. Sushruta is the father of surgery. 2600 years ago he and health
scientists of his time conducted complicated surgeries like cesareans,
cataract, artificial limbs, fractures, urinary stones and even plastic
surgery and brain surgery. Usage of anesthesia was well known in ancient
India. Over 125 surgical equipment were used. Deep knowledge of anatomy,
physiology, etiology, embryology, digestion, metabolism, genetics and
immunity is also found in many texts.
q.. When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years
ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley(Indus Valley
r.. The place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in
100 BC.

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

b.. Mark Twain said: 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. Our most valuable and most structive
materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.
c.. French scholar Romain Rolland said: If there is one place on the face
of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very
earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.
d.. Hu Shih, former Ambassador of China to USA said: India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border. All the above is just the TIP of the iceberg, the list could be endless. BUT, if we don't see even a glimpse of that great India in the India that we see today, it clearly means that we are not working up to our potential and that if we do, we could once again be an ever shining and inspiring country setting a bright path for rest of the world to follow.

Jai Hind


Vijith Pujari
[28% of IBM employees are Indians].future member of IBM is also the member of LOl.............................nice post really effective info to the students who thinkin of going abroad ................


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More Facts About India-here it goes

Desi Shining In US
Indians Asian Average American Average

% of Best educated Graduate 63 44 24
& above

% of Best educated 60 44 34
management professionals

Highest earners in US $ 51,900 40,650 34,057

High family income 70,708 70,849 50,046
Information about India

  1. India is the world's largest, oldest, continuous civilization.
  2. India never invaded any country in her last 10,000 years of history.
  3. India is the world's largest democracy.
  4. India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
  5. Varanasi, also known as Benares, was called "the ancient city" when Lord Buddha visited it in 500 B.C.E, and is the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world today.
India has the largest postal network in the world with over 1, 55,015 post offices.

The 2011 Kumbh Mela was the largest gathering of people with over 75 million pilgrims.

At an altitude of 2,444 meters, the Chail Cricket Ground in Chail, Himachal Pradesh, is the highest in the world. It was built in 1893 and is a part of the Chail Military School.

Shampoo was invented in India, not the commercial liquid ones but the method by use of herbs. The word 'shampoo' itself has been derived from the Sanskrit word champu, which means to massage.