Published on August 12, 2014
PowerPoint Presentation: INDIA A land of many firsts… http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/55/Hajiali.jpg PowerPoint Presentation: India invented the Number System. PowerPoint Presentation: Zero was invented here by Aryabhatta . PowerPoint Presentation: The world’s first university was established in Takshila in 700 B.C. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/63/Taxila1.jpg PowerPoint Presentation: Sanskrit, considered the oldest language in the world, originated in India. According to Forbes magazine, it’s the most suitable language for computer software. PowerPoint Presentation: Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, is the earliest school of medicine known to humans. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4001/4573863886_9b52b4bbf4_z.jpg PowerPoint Presentation: Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart: 365.258756484 days. PowerPoint Presentation: The art of navigation was born here in the river Sindh some 5,000 years ago. PowerPoint Presentation: The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built here in Saurashtra . PowerPoint Presentation: Chess was invented in India. PowerPoint Presentation: According to the Gemological Institute of America, till 1896, India was the only source for diamonds to the world. PowerPoint Presentation: Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India. PowerPoint Presentation: The place value system, the decimal system was developed in India in 100 B.C. PowerPoint Presentation: Sushruta , the father of surgery, 2600 years ago conducted complicated surgeries like cesareans, cataract, artificial limbs, fractures, urinary stones and even brain surgery. Usage of anesthesia was well known in ancient India. PowerPoint Presentation: The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the world's first great urban civilizations. PowerPoint Presentation: The value of “pi” was first calculated by Budhayana , and he explained the concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem. He discovered this in the 6th century long before the European mathematicians. PowerPoint Presentation: "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." Romain Rolland, French scholar All facts have been taken from Internet.