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These Indian Inventions Made The World A Better Place

There are many things for which we idolise foreign countries being so advanced. But there are many things, for whose invention and discovery the sole credit goes to our very own India. Let's have a look at what they are.

These Indian Inventions Made The World A Better Place

These Indian Inventions Made The World A Better Place

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Civilization

Civilization

Indus valley civilization is known as the world oldest civilization and is an integral part of India.

Chess

Chess

In Gupta Empire, Chaturanga was played for entertainment which later resulted in Chess.

Snakes and ladder

Snakes and ladder

Originally known as Mokshapat, was played during 13th century and was invented by saint Gyandev.

Decimal, Zero, Pythagorus Theorem, Value of Pi and Quadratic Equation

Decimal, Zero, Pythagorus Theorem, Value of Pi and Quadratic Equation

Decimal number system is the oldest known number system which is known to be originated during 1-6th century in India. Pythagoras theorem was discovered by Budhayan who also discovered the value of pi. And during 7th century Bramhagupta discovered quadratic equation.

Cataract Surgery and Plastic Surgery

Cataract Surgery and Plastic Surgery

Treatment for cataract and plastic surgery was invented by father of surgery, Sushtra.

Wireless Communication

Wireless Communication

The very demonstration of radio waves for communication was made by Sir Jagdish Chandra Bose in 1895, i.e. 2 years prior to Marconi who is assumed to be the inventor of Wireless technology.

Yoga

Yoga

The initial methods to keep body fit was Yoga and is invented in India.

Binary codes

Binary codes

Binary Codes were first described by Pingala.

Buttons

Buttons

Buttons were used in Mohenjo-daro for ornamental purpose.

Ruler

Ruler

Ruler were first used in Indus valley civilization and were made of ivory in those times.

Shampoo

Shampoo

It was invented during British Raj in India by boiling various kinds of soaps and oil together and was then known as Champo in Hindi.

Flush Toilets

Flush Toilets

Flush system in toilets was originated in India during Indus valley civilization.

University

University

Nalanda University in India is known to be the first university of the world.

Ink

Ink

The oldest scripts and epics like Ramayan and Mahabharat were written using ink made of plant extracts.

Aeroplane

Aeroplane

This might come as a shock to you but after reading this if you tend to think that your whole childhood had been a lie then you may not be wrong. The world's first Aeroplane wasn't built by Wright Brothers but by an Indian, Shivkar Bapuji Talpade in 1895.

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