10 fun facts :)
2.India originated Yoga about 5,000 years ago.
3.India has the most number of post offices in the world.
4.India has the highest cricket ground in the world. It is located in the northern state of India called Himachal Pradesh. The cricket ground is 2444 meters above the sea level and was built in 1893.
5.India has the most number of post offices in the world.
6.Before 1986, India was the only place in the world where Diamonds could be found.
7.Most important studies of Mathematics like calculus, trigonometry and algebra were originated in India.
8.India has the highest bridge in the world . It is called Bailey Bridge and is located in Ladakh between the Dras and Suru rivers in the Himalayas.
9.The world's first University was established in India . The University was established in 700 B.C. at the place of Taxila.
10.Taj Mahal which is among the seven wonders of the world is in India. Taj Mahal was built over a long period of 11 years.
India time line
The British overthrow the Moguls and take control of India.
After studying law in Britain and fighting for Indian rights in South Africa, Mohandas Gandhi launches a campaign of nonviolent resistance against British rule in India. Gandhi is called Mahatma, meaning "Great Soul."
India gains independence from the British and is divided into two countries, India and Muslim-controlled Pakistan.
Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated.
Indira Gandhi becomes Prime Minister and one of the first women elected to lead a nation.
India wins the cricket world cup.
India tests its first nuclear weapon, one of only seven nations to have done so.
India's population exceeds 1 billion.
A series of natural disasters, including floods, earthquakes and tsunamis, brings destruction to southern coastal communities.