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some interesting facts about India which we may don’t know

-> Around a 100 million years ago, India was an island.
-> India’s name is derived from the “Indus” river.
-> Indus Valley Civilisation is the world’s oldest civilisation.
->Martial Arts were first created in India, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist misionaries.
->Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.
->Chess was invented in India.
->Buttons were invented in India. Yes, your shirt’s buttons.
->We also invented the ruler.
->And shampoo.
->And discovered the number zero.
->And the value of pi.
->And trigonometry, algebra, calculus.
->And cataract surgery.
->And plastic surgery.
->And diamond mining.
->And water on the moon.

->India is the largest producer of films in the world.India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world.

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->India is the largest milk producer in the world.
->India leads the world with the most murders (32,719) per year, with Russia taking second at 28,904 murders per year.
->India exports software to 90 countries.
->The four religions born in India – Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, are      followed by 25% of the world’s population.
->Jainism and Buddhism were founded in India in 600 B.C. and 500 B.C. respectively.
->Islam is India’s and the world’s second largest religion.
->There are 300,000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country, including the Muslim world.
->The oldest European church and synagogue in India are in the city of Cochin. They were built in 1503 and 1568 respectively.
->Jews and Christians have lived continuously in India since 200 B.C. and 52 A.D. respectively
->The largest religious building in the world is Angkor Wat, a Hindu Temple in Cambodia built at the end of the 11th century.
->Sikhism originated in the Holy city of Amritsar in Punjab. Famous for housing the Golden Temple, the city was founded in 1577.

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