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The saffron stands for courage, sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation. The white, is meant for purity and truth. The green is for faith and fertility.

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The saffron stands for courage, sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation.

The white, is meant for purity and truth.

The green is for faith and fertility.

The navy blue wheel denotes the continuity of the nation's progress which is deemed to be as boundless as the blue sky and as fathomless as the deep blue sea.

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5,000 year old civilization
  • 325 languages spoken – 1,652 dialects
  • 18 official languages
  • 29 states, 5 union territories
  • 3.28 million sq. kilometers - Area
  • 7,516 kilometers - Coastline
  • 1,000,000,000 people in 2000
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Parliamentary form of Government
  • Secular democratic constitution
  • Worlds largest democracy since 55 years
  • 4th largest economy
  • Fastest growing IT super power
  • Indian Railways ,the biggest employer in the world.
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AUM or OM

The first sound of the Almighty

Oneness with the supreme

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The Trinity

Generates-Brahma

Observes-Vishnu

Destroys-Shiva

Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva

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The Great Indian Epics

Ramayana

Mahabharata

Longest Epic in world literature with 100,000 two-line stanzas

The first Indian epic

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Indus Valley Civilization- one of the world’s first great urban civilizations.

Harappa Civilization- 2700BC

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World’s first university in Takshila –700 B.C

Ayurveda- earliest school of medicine known to humans

Sanskrit Language –most suitable for computer software

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Yoga-Made in India

Origin –5000 BC

Documented by

200 BC – 300 AD

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15th August , 1947

Indian Independence

26th January , 1950

Republic- India

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National Emblem

“Truth alone triumphs”

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Aryabhatta

Invented the Zero

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Mahatma Gandhi

Father of the nation

Embodiment of Non- Violence

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Swami Vivekananda

Champion of humanitarianism

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Ramanujam

Great Indian Mathematician

Postulated and proved 3,542 theorems

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Rabindranath Tagore

1913 – Nobel Prize in Literature

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C.V Raman

1930 - Nobel Laureate in Physics

Work on scattering of light and Raman effect

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Mother Teresa

1979 – Nobel Prize in Peace

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Har Gobind Khorana

1968 - Nobel Laureate in Medicine

Work on interpretation of the genetic code

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Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

1983 - Nobel Laureate in Physics

Work on structure and evolution of stars

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More than 15 vocal forms

More than 60 music instruments

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India - God’s own country

Celebrates more than 65 festivals

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Tirumala - Tirupati

World’s richest temple

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Saint Thomas Cathedral

Statue of Virgin Mary brought from Portugal in 1543

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Jamma Masjid

The biggest mosque in India

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Jantar Mantar – 1716

Modernistic structures to observe the movement of stars

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Mysore Palace

Illuminated by 97,000 light bulbs

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Buddha Statue

Largest monolithic statue in Asia

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Dal Lake

Jewel in the crown of Kashmir

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Cherrapunji

Wettest place on earth

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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.Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only. -Mark Twain

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

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