67 things about India which makes us feel proud on 67th Republic day
41. Smiling Buddha
After a victorious war in 1971, India developed its own nuclear arsenal; with the first successful testing of nuclear weapon taking place in May 1974. The project was codenamed Smiling Buddha.
42. Super Computer
Developed first in the early 1990s, the PARAllel Machine (PARAM) Computers put India on the list of countries with supercomputing capabilities.
43. Together we erradicated
India was declared Polio free in 2014.
44. Reason for Like
Pictra Inc., founded by Shantanu Narayen is the company that ushered the way for digital photo sharing over the internet.
45. Missile man
The Switzerland government declared May 26th as the National Science Day because Dr APJ Abdul Kalam visited their country on that day.
46. Father of Ipod
Renowned scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose was the first man to invent wireless radio.
47. Because Life is priceless
A stent is a spring like device that is implanted in the blood vessels; to clear any blocks. Renowned cardiologist Dr Somaraju and Dr APJ Abdul Kalam developed a low cost stent; known as Kalam-Raju Stent, reduing the costs by 75%.
48. Gold do we need more?
India has the tenth largest gold reserves in the world.
49. Neighbors are friends
Reconstruction of the Salma Dam is India’s gift to its neighbor Afghanistan.
50. We always help
In April 2015, India helped evacuate over 5600 people from various nationalities from Yemen.
51. Live and let live
India gave 1000 tonnes of fresh, drinkable water to Maldives in a time of crisis.
Tibet has always been a hotbed of controversy and a lot of live in India but in 2014; the Tibetian Rehabilitation Policy 2014 was formed; with the aim of rehabilitation of Tibetian refugees and welfare.
53. We Empathize
India mourned the Peshawar school attack with the hashtag #IndiawithPakistan. Pakistanis tweeted back to Indians thanking the country for the show of solidarity.
54. Helping nature
The entire country came together to help out its neighbor when a massive earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015.
55. Give respect, take respect type
India has a No First Use policy; meaning that India will not use nuclear weapons unless it is attacked first by nuclear weapon.
For a country that has over 20 official languages, it ranks number 2 in the world; for the number of English speakers in the country.
57. First Nobel
Rabindranath Tagore became the first Non-European to win the Nobel Prize in 1931.
Indian writer Salman Rushdie’s book Midnight’s Children won the booker prize thrice in different categories; including the greatest Booker Prize winner of all times in 2008.
59. World Heritage
Founded in the 5th Century AD, Nalanda university was attended by scholars from all over the world.
60. Ancient Physics
Vedas from ancient India had already laid the foundation for Quantum physics. The explanation of mundaka upanishad mantra contains a major amount of the research that was done in the field in the beginning of the 1900s.