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.

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42. Super Computer

Developed first in the early 1990s, the PARAllel Machine (PARAM) Computers put India on the list of countries with supercomputing capabilities.

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43. Together we erradicated

India was declared Polio free in 2014.

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44. Reason for Like

Pictra Inc., founded by Shantanu Narayen is the company that ushered the way for digital photo sharing over the internet.

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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.

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46. Father of Ipod

Renowned scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose was the first man to invent wireless radio.

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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.

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49. Neighbors are friends

Reconstruction of the Salma Dam is India’s gift to its neighbor Afghanistan.

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50. We always help

In April 2015, India helped evacuate over 5600 people from various nationalities from Yemen.

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51. Live and let live

India gave 1000 tonnes of fresh, drinkable water to Maldives in a time of crisis.

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52. Reformation

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.

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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.

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54. Helping nature

The entire country came together to help out its neighbor when a massive earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015.

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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.

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56. Multilingual

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.

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57. First Nobel

Rabindranath Tagore became the first Non-European to win the Nobel Prize in 1931.

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58. Hattrick

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.

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59. World Heritage

Founded in the 5th Century AD, Nalanda university was attended by scholars from all over the world.

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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.

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