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IN OMG! ON 16 Jan, 2015
Indians accept the things entirely which our heart likes. But we do not accept it as it is rather we modify it in our coolest Indian way. Like we had not copied English, we have created it in our own way which is called "Hinglish" in general. Similarly, there are so many non-Indian things that we have made of our own.
Believe me, you will be stunned after knowing that your favourite delicious samosa is not an Indian snack.
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Star Plus was an English-language television channel showing international content from the U.S., the UK and Australia. But now the channel has become the leader in the Hindi general entertainment space.
Most of us think that Bata is an Indian company, but it was founded in the Czech Republic and currently its headquarter is in Switzerland.
We all know that English is not our language, we have adopted it from Britishers. But we did not copy it completely rather we are using it in our way like "I love you year". Do you know India has second largest for English speaking crowd?
The potato was first domesticated in the region of modern-day southern Peru and extreme northwestern Bolivia. It came to India since the last 400 years i.e. 17th century.
Tomatoes originated in the South American Andes and its use as a food originated in Mexico. It came to India in possibly as late as the 19th century.
Chili peppers originated in the America. India and so many other Asian countries avoid using pepper. They simply call it chili. It came to India likely in 15th and 16th century.
Indian have adopted the cricket from Britain. But India receives 70-80% income of ICC (International Cricket Council).
This is the Chicago-based company and it was the first ball-point pen sold in the US market.
Beating Retreat is done in celebration of Republic day for the national salute to the president. But it is not Indian concept, it is adapted to the 16th Century England!
Concept of tea was brought by China as a medicine. But Indians have made it in their own cup of tea and changed its name as well. We call it "chai."
This delicious and spicy samosa is not an Indian dish. It is central Asian dish brought to India by the Mughals.
Hand knitting is not the Indian concept. It was first started in Egypt. But during winters we see aunties doing hand knitting for their kids and loved ones.
Kites were invented by China. Chinese people use kites for testing the wind, measuring distances and sending the messages. But Indians have been using it for fun since ages.
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