Indian Heritage

Topics: India, Indus Valley Civilization, Indus River Pages: 3 (758 words) Published: May 6, 2013
Culturally Rich Inventions
The digit zero and the numbering system
Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus
The decimal system
The game of Snakes and Ladders
The value of “pi”
Noble prizes in Literature, Physics, Economics, Peace and Medicine Ayurveda is the earliest literature of medicine known to mankind. The father of medicine, Charaka, practiced medicine 2500 years ago. Until 1896, India was the only source for diamonds to the world India never invaded any country in her 10,000 years of history Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism borne in India and followed by 25% of the world's population Founder of Sun Microsystems

Invented Pentium Microprocessor
created and founded Hotmail

There are 3.22 millions Indians in USA (1.5% of population), but they constitute 38% of doctors
12% scientists
36% of NASA scientists
34% of Microsoft employees
28% of IBM employees
17% of INTEL scientists
13% of XEROX employees
Facts and Statistics
India is one of the ten nuclear state in the world has a labor force of over 509 million, 60% of which is employed in agriculture and related industries. India is the second most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. It is the world’s 4th largest economy in terms of purchasing power Hindi is the national language. There are 21 other languages that are either spoken or have classical status. The number of dialects in India is as high as 1,652. Major industries include automobiles, cement, chemicals, consumer electronics, food processing, machinery, mining, petroleum, pharmaceuticals, steel, transportation equipment, and textiles. HINDU FINE ARTS AND MUSIC

* Drawing and Painting
* Sculpture
* Music
* Dance
* Bharata-natya – South India
* Kathak – Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh
* Kathakkali - Kerala
* Kucipudi – Andhra Pradesh
* Manipuri – Manipur
* Odissi-natya – Oriya style of music
* Sattriya-natya – Assam
* Yaksagana – Karnataka...
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