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Proud to be an Indian - This is India !!!

Updated on November 24, 2010


Here are the some important fact's which makes every Indian Proud. Know what India is & What Indian people are !!.

If you are out of India, its time to read this & Feel for your country & come back & Enrich your motherland.

This lens contains various videos regarding the Incredible India. I request all readers to go through the videos specially & feel about what India is!

Incredible India. Must Watch Video

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Indian People in World.

Q. Who is the GM of Hewlett Packard (hp) ?

A. Rajiv Gupta

Q. Who is the creator of Pentium chip (needs no introduction as 90% of the today's computers run on it)?

A. Vinod Dahm

Q. Who is the Fourth/Fifth richest man on the world?

A. According to the latest report on Fortune Magazine, it is Mukesh Ambani, who is the Chairman of Reliance Industries. Laxmi Mittal is Fifth who is "London's Richest person", & the Steel King & a Non Resident Indian.

Q. Who is the founder and creator of Hotmail (Hotmail is world's No.1 web based email program)?

A. Sabeer Bhatia

Q. Who is the president of AT & T-Bell Labs (AT & T-Bell Labs is the creator of program languages such as C, C++, Unix to name a few)?

A. Arun Netravalli

Q. Who is the new MTD (Microsoft Testing Director) of Windows 2000, responsible to iron out all initial problems?

A. Sanjay Tejwrika

Q. Who are the Chief Executives of CitiBank, Mckensey & Stanchart?

A. Victor Menezes, Rajat Gupta, and Rana Talwar.

Indians in USA

Check out the wealthiest Indians in America.

We Indians are the wealthiest among all ethnic groups in America , even faring better than the whites and the natives.

There are 3.22 millions of Indians in USA (1.5% of population). YET,

38% of doctors in USA are Indians.

12% scientists in USA are Indians.

36% of NASA scientists are Indians.

34% of Microsoft employees are Indians.

28% of IBM employees are Indians.

17% of INTEL scientists are Indians.

13% of XEROX employees are! Indians.

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World History Facts about India

Given by a German Magazine.

1. India never invaded any country in her last 1000 years of history.

2. India invented the Number system. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.

3. 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 4 th century BC was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education.

4. According to the Forbes magazine, Sanskrit is the most suitable language for computer software.

5. Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to humans.

6. Although western media portray modern images of India as poverty stricken and underdeveloped through political corruption, India was once the richest empire on earth.

7. The art of navigation was born in the river Sindh 5000 years ago. The very word "Navigation" is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH.

8. The value of pi was first calculated by Budhayana, and he explained the concept of what is now known as the Pythagorean Theorem. British scholars have last year (1999) officially published that Budhayan's works dates to the 6 th Century which is long before the European mathematicians.

9. Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India . Quadratic equations were by Sridharacharya in the 11 th Century; the largest numbers the Greeks and the Romans used were 106 whereas Indians used numbers as big as 10 53.

10. According to the Gemmological Institute of America, up until 1896, India was the only source of diamonds to the world.

11. USA based IEEE has proved what has been a century-old suspicion amongst academics that the pioneer of wireless communication was Professor Jagdeesh Bose and not Marconi.

12. The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra.

13. Chess was invented in India .

14. Sushruta is the father of surgery. 2600 years ago he and health scientists of his time conducted surgeries like cesareans, cataract, fractures and urinary stones. Usage of anaesthesia was well known in ancient India .

15. When many cultures in the world were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley ( Indus Valley Civilisation).

16. The place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in 100 BC.

Quotes about India

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

Albert Einstein.

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.

Mark Twain.

Journey through emerging India

A Journey through emerging India. Watch how India is progressing. Its been the fastest growing Market. Its the largest Democracy & the most economically emerging nation in the world. A Salute to the spirit of the people of India.

India, the Cultural Land dominates across the borders!

If there is one place on the face of earth where all dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India .

French scholar Romain Rolland.

India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border.

Hu Shih

(former Chinese ambassador to USA )

Say Proudly, I AM AN INDIAN

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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 evershining and inspiring country setting a bright path for rest of the world to follow.

I hope you enjoyed it and work towards the welfare of INDIA .

I Proud to be an Indian. - Watch this video fully & you will find what India is!!!

Time to come back to India

This is specially all those intelligent NRIs, who are enriching other countries by their Indian Brains,

Your Country is calling!

Come Back to India.

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Forward this lens to every Indian you know & make him/her feel proud.

India - Two Sides of India

Watch the Two Sides of India

My heart is Burning!

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      4 years ago

      Nice one, loved it

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      6 years ago

      i am proud of my country ,,,,,,,am indian indian indian

    • mojoCNYartist profile image


      6 years ago from CNY

      Great and original lens...I enjoyed reading and viewing it.

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      7 years ago

      loved it!

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      sukkran trichy 

      7 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      well presented lens. ~blessed~

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      7 years ago

      Lots of great information here and very nicely presented!

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      7 years ago

      Great lense. Grea effort and compilation.

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      7 years ago

      I have the privilege of living among Indian people in my country of Trinidad and Tobago. In fact most of my friends are Indians. I can tell you this I have also done my research and your research is well done! Great lens and keep up the great work! You should indeed be proud.

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      akumar46 lm 

      7 years ago

      You deserve a warm THANKS for such a wonderful lens.

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      7 years ago

      Way to go Reema!

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      8 years ago

      I love the beautiful colors I see Indian women wear. I wish there not so many poor there and suffering. I think India has wonderful people! Blessing this lens!

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      8 years ago

      Hi Reema. You are the first squidoo lens master whom i have seen. And I am proud to see such a top lensmaster. I am from India and I love this lens. I will definitely write about this lens in my site

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      gia combs-ramirez 

      8 years ago from Montana

      I only know a tiny part of India....some day I'll go back! Love bollywood films.

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      8 years ago

      @javr: I am sure she will be having lot of lovely memories. Please do share her views with us too :).

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      8 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      My sister has just returned from southern India. I can't wait to hear about it.

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      8 years ago from US

      Very nice lens! Great information!

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      8 years ago

      @Jhangora LM: Yes sure Jhangora, I will add more content to it soon.

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      Jhangora LM 

      8 years ago

      Nice lens. Plz add more content to it.

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      chrissuard lm 

      8 years ago

      Nice lens...makes me want to create a "Proud to be Irish" lens, only it would probably be full of drinking facts. :)

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      mugshot lm 

      8 years ago

      Loved your lens, I absolutely love India and want to visit one day. I have many friends from India and also enjoy the food every chance I favourite is Fuli Gathia :P

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      Ronald Tucker 

      8 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

      This is a very enlightening lens you have so deligently produced. Anand Giridharadas has written a very compelling book titled "India Calling: An Intimate Portrait Of A Nations Remaking" to be published in early 2011.

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      8 years ago

      it is rubbish to say that " i am pround to be indian". Are people born in other countries ashamed because of there birth place. Saying i am true indian, american, pakistani is all crap. humanity is what matters where ever u r born and where ever u live.

      and do these people, the one u mentioned above keep singing this indian-ness crap. it was actually good "foreign education" or foreign companies that made them capable and provided them opportunity whether in india or abroad.

      india would not have been invaded, if the kings were not corrupt. It is curruption that is responsible for current state of india weather in past or present. but future is in our hands. so instead if singing the crap like i am proud to be indian, do something that stops corruption. this will and can only solve everyone's problems.

      And, i am an indian, but i am not yet proud of being born here. So called multi-Cultures, and multi-religions and multi blah blah does nothing for anyone. this is nothing for anyone in particular to be proud of thing.....

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      8 years ago

      Jai Maa Bharati!!!!!!!!!!!

      Proud to be Bharatiya or Hindusthani.

      India is the word given by Foreigners to us. SO I don't accept it.

      Definition of Hindusthan in Barhaspatya Shastram

      हिमालयठसमारभà¥à¤¯ यावद à¤à¤à¤¦à¥ सरà¥à¤µà¤°à¤®!

      तठदà¥à¤µ निरà¥à¤®à¤¿à¤¤à¤ दà¥à¤¶à¤® हिनà¥à¤¦à¥à¤¸à¥à¤¥à¤¾à¤¨à¤® पà¥à¤°à¤à¤à¥à¤·à¤¤à¥ !!

      - बारà¥à¤¹à¤¸à¥à¤ªà¤¤à¥à¤¯ शासà¥à¤¤à¥à¤°à¤

      à¤à¤¤à¥à¤¤à¤°à¤ यतà¥à¤¸à¤®à¥à¤¦à¥à¤°à¤¶à¥à¤à¥à¤¯ हिमादà¥à¤°à¥à¤¶à¥à¤à¥à¤µ दà¤à¥à¤·à¤¿à¤£à¤ !

      वरà¥à¤·à¤ तद भारतठनाम भारतॠयातà¥à¤°à¤¾ सà¤à¤¤à¤¤à¤¿:!!

      ( विषà¥à¤£à¥à¤ªà¥à¤°à¤¾à¤£ )

      The word Hindusthan doesn't denote a particular religion.

      Plz call our country as Bharat or Hindusthan.

      Thanks for creating such an effort.

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      8 years ago

      I Think so that and may be not too.

      Some things make us feel proud to be an Indian, but some makes us feel same

      ........... Whatever happens we still feel proud

      Check some cool Indian links

      Amazing Self -Growing Bridges in India

      The Luxury Train of India (Deccan - Odyssey)

      It Happens Olny India

      Maha Kumbh 2010, Worldâs Largest Religious Gathering


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