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LIL KNON FACTS ABT BHARAT From Karadala

March 22, 2014

LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT BHARAT

 

  1. Mount Kailasam has never been climbed, in spite of the Chinese government’s support to climbers

     

  2. Agni-III is the most accurate missile in the world in its range category and Brah-Mos is the fastest operational cruise missile in the world

     

  3. Navi Mumbai, a planned satellite township of Mumbai, was developed in 1972 and is the largest planned township on the planet

     

  4. The process of crystallization of sugar from sugarcane juice was discovered in Bharat in the Gupta period (350 AD)

     

  5. There is a species of Shark known as the Ganges Shark that inhabits the River Ganga and it is critically endangered

     

  6. There were two US navy warships called USS Krishna and USS Indra that served during World War II

     

  7. The oldest building in Asia is in Bharat. It is the Sanchi Stupam

     

  8. The first railroad in Bharat was constructed by two Bharat (Jamsetjee Jeejee Bhoy and Jaganath Shunker Sethbut not the British

     

  9. Bharat has three Antarctic stations, Dakshin Gangotri, Maitri and Bharathi

     

  10. One of the oldest colleges of Engineering in the world is in Chennai (Madras), the College of Engineering (Guindy)

     

  11. Bangalored” is a word in the Oxford dictionary which came up after heavy outsourcing to Bharat took the world by storm

     

  12. A war lasting 27 years was fought between the Maratha Empire and the Mughal Empire from 1681 to 1707. It was the longest recorded military engagement in the history of Bharat

     

  13. Bharat is one of only three (3) remaining countries in the world to have a Horsed Cavalry Regiment

     

  14. Bodhidharma, a prince of the Pallava dynasty, went to China and began the physical training of the Shaolin monks that led to the creation of Kung Fu

     

  15. A sugar company in Andhra provides rocket fuel to ISRO

     

  16. Did you know India has a National Ice Hockey Team?

     

  17. After the United States, Bharat has the largest number of English speakers

     

  18. There is a village called Delhi in New York (USA)

     

  19. There is a city called Madras in Oregon, USA

     

  20. There is a French electronic band named “Masala Dosa.”

     

  21. Bharat has the world’s smallest prison population

     

  22. English Actor, Sir Ben Kingsley’s birth name is Krishna Pandit Bhanji and he is of Bharatiya (Gujarati) descent

     

  23. Freddie Mercury (Bulsara), British musician, was actually of Gujarati descent

     

  24. During the battle of Rezang La in Sino-Bharatiya war a battalion called 13 Kumaon Regiment consisting of a mere 120 soldiers held off hundreds of Chinese with heavy artillery killing 1,300 of their soldiers

     

  25. Bharat Post allows you to order personalized stamps with your picture on them

     

  26. Viswanathan Anand is the first player in chess history to have won the World Championship in three different formats: Knockout, Tournament and Match.

     

  27. When going to battle Bharatiya kings would have their horses fitted with trunks, So that the other side’s elephants would refuse to attack the horses thinking that the horses were baby elephants

     

  28. Raj Kapoor’s 1951 film “Awaara” was massively popular in Soviet Russia and China. The film and its title song were Mao Zedong’s favourite. Mao was the founder of People’s Republic of China)

     

  29. “John Doe” orders (restraint orders against unknown persons for breach of plaintiff’s rights) are called “Ashok Kumar” orders in Bharat. Likewise, an “unclaimed” or “unidentified” dead body found in a public place is called Ashok Kumar

     

  30. Australia’s Cricketer Stuart Clark is of Bharatiya origin. Both his parents, Bruce Clark and Mary Clark, are Anglo-Bharatiyas

     

  31. There was a Great Hedge built across Bharat by the British primarily to collect the salt tax. It was 4,000 km long and 12 feet in height extending from Punjab to Orissa. None of it remains today

     

  32. Unlike in the Border movie, only 2 Bharatiyas died in the battle of Longewala

     

  33. The average cost of census taking in Bharat is $0.5 per person (US: $39, World Average: $4.)

     

  34. There is a village in Assam called Jatinga where, over the last 100 years, thousands of birds have flown to their death on a small strip of land

     

  35. Frozen bank accounts of Ottavio Quattrocchi were unexpectedly released by Bharatiya Law ministry, apparently without the consent of the CBI which had asked for them to be frozen

     

  36. If Uttar Pradesh were to be a separate country, it would be world’s fifth most populous country

     

  37. Lonar Lake, a saltwater lake in Maharashtra, was created by a meteor hitting the Earth and is the only one of its kind in Bharat

     

  38. Security at Tihar jail is managed by the Tamil Nadu Special Police force

     

  39. In 1928, when the Bharatiya Hockey team was on its way to Amsterdam, they played a series of exhibition matches in England. Seeing its calibre, England decided not to field a team for the Olympics as “they did not want to lose to a slave country.”

     

  40. In 1955, Gaddar Nehru rejected an offer to Bharat of a permanent UN Security Council seat to avoid being embroiled in the cold war politics

     

  41. Janab Ajmal Amir Kasab Saheb (Jihadi who attacked Mumbai) had a charge recorded against him for entering Chatrapati Sivaji Terminus (Mumbai Railway station) without a ticket

     

  42. Govt hiked the payment for the hangman from Rs.10.00 to Rs.5,000.00 just days before Janab Kasab hanging

     

   43  Some stupid tribes in Bharat worship Asura and Ravan and consider Vijaya Dashami and Dasara to be black days

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