• India is the world's largest democracy.
  • Employing over 1 million people, India is home to the world's largest employer, the Indian Railway Company.
  • The world's largest bus fleet can be found in the streets of Andra Pradesh, India, under the control of the RTDC.
  • Chess was invented in India.
  • In the last 10 000 years of civilisation in India, it has never invaded any country.
  • An Indian mathematician, Aryabhatta, invented the number zero.
  • India is the largest English speaking population in the world.
and lastly, Albert Einstein said this about India, " We owe a lot to Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made."

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  1. Jared // 11 April 2008 at 07:48

    Neat stuff! I always wondered who came up with the concept of zero.

  2. HoTsTePPa // 11 April 2008 at 15:44

    Not the cleanest of countries in the world, but definitely home to some of the greatest minds!