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Old 27-10-2012, 07:47 PM   #1
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Old 27-10-2012, 07:49 PM   #2
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  1. There where no plastic bags in India before 1985
  2. Over 1000 elephants were used during the construction of the Taj Mahal
  3. The mobile users of India grows every month with about 2.5 million people
  4. There are over 1500 software companies in Bangalore India
  5. The first reservoir and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra India
  6. The number of births that occur in India each year is higher than the entire population of Australia
  7. The word mongoose comes from India
  8. In India, Dutta Samant led a year-long strike in 1982 involved about 200000 workers
  9. Rusi Surti is the only Indian test cricketer to played Sheffield Shield cricket in Australia
  10. The airline company Air Deccan was the first low-cost flight company in India
  11. About 50% of the residents in India are under 25 years old
  12. The highest cricket ground in the world is Chail in Himachal Pradesh, India
  13. Indian Railways transport about five billion passengers annually
  14. The longest station name on the Indian Railways is Venkatanarasimharajuvariapeta
  15. Indian Railways is the largest employer in the world, about 1.6 million people?
  16. The distance learning University IGNOU in India is short for Indira Gandhi National Open University
  17. The value of pi was first calculated by Budhayana in 800 BC, India
  18. The world's first known University was established in Takshashila, India in 700BC
  19. The only country in the world that has a Bill of Rights for Cows is India
  20. India is the world's largest mango producer
  21. Calcutta is the only place in the world where you still can travel by riksha pulled by humans
  22. India has more post offices than any other country
  23. Hockey is the National Game of India
  24. The Taj Mahal was in the 1830's scheduled to be torn down
  25. In India nearly 1200 species of birds can be found
  26. Taj Mahal in India is a gift of love
  27. India produces more movies than any other country in the world and Bollywood is the largest film industry in the world
  28. Indians go out to the cinema about 3 billion times a year
  29. India has about 800 dialects and 15 major Languages
  30. Algebra, Calculus, and Trigonometry comes from India
  31. India has health laughing clubs where people get together and laugh
  32. India is the largest tea producer in the world
  33. In Takshashila, 700BC, the first university was established
  34. The biggest ant in India is about an inch
  35. India used sugar before any other country
  36. 4 major religions has India as birthplace Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism
  37. India buys more gold than any other country
  38. Curry powder gets its yellow color from a spice, turmeric
  39. The number system and decimal system was invented in India
  40. India is said to be the largest democracy in the world
  41. India is also known as Hindustan or Bharat by natives
  42. Before 1896 India was the only diamonds producing country in the world
  43. Films made in Bollywood are often seen by people in South Africa
  44. India is home to about 200 million cows
  45. India is the world's number one producer of vegetarian cheese
  46. The first bathrooms is said to have been built in India about 4500 years ago
  47. India is home to about 1200 species of birds
  48. India is the second most populated country in the world
  49. Shampoo is derived word from Hindi
  50. Taj Mahal is made entirely out of marble
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India has a wide choice of the world’s most favorite destinations. The Leading destinations of India offering choices to discerning leisure traveler, heritage explorer, adventure traveler, honeymooner and more are available. A sightseeing tour of Madurai is the best option to relax and enjoy. Some of the well-known Madurai tourist places are Mariamman Teppakulam, Thirupparankundram Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace and Sri Meenakshi Temple.

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Well, it's very true to say this - " Incredible India". Our nation is full of many unbelievable facts and mysteries. This is manly because our civilization is very old and extensive.

People who have interest in knowing more about our nation and facts related to it's can easly get it through online Hindi newspaper. These Hindi newspaper are full of Indian facts and you can also get latest Indian news through it.
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Old 31-10-2014, 04:55 PM   #7
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Culturally india has the system of dharma.
Accoriding to which a person had duties acording to the age
as a child has the duty to learn
as a adult the duty to take care of his family etc.
The aim is to live and experiance each part of life to the fullest as possible!
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India is know a s incredible India. Do you ever thing why ? because it has so many attracting places , variety of foods, folk dances, languages ,culture and customs. every region has their own importance and famous thing. Thats why India is an amazing place. Bhopal the city of "lakes" is a superb place with many historical monuments and heritage property.
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India is an incredible country, if you want to visit some beautiful place then i suggest you some names such as Delhi, Bhopal, Agra, Uttarakhand and Mumbai etc. i spend a week in Bhopal and saw many beautiful places like Sanchi Stupa, Bhimbetka caves, Gohar Mahal etc.during my visit i stayed at WelcomHeritage Noor-Us-Sabah Palace. Very grand and nice hotel which provides all modern amenities with an awesome Mughlai cuisines.
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