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Interesting Facts About India
The Baily Bridge is the highest bridge in the world. It is located in the Ladakh valley between the Dras and Suru rivers in the Himalayan Mountains. It was built by Indian army in August 1982.
Sushruta is regarded as the Father of Surgery.Over 2600 years ago Sushruta and his team conducted complicated surgeries like cataract,artificial limbs,fractures,urinary stones etc.
Usage of anaesthesia was well known in ancient Indian medicine.Detailed knowledge of anatomy,embroyology,immunity etc is also found in the ancient Indian texts.
The four religions born in India-Hinduism,Buddhism,Jainism and Sikhism are followed by 25% of the world’s population.
The oldest European church and synagogue in India are in the city of Cochin.They were built in 1503 and 1568.
The Vishnu temple in the Tirupati built in the 10th century is the world’s largest religious pilgrimage destination.An average of 30,000 visitors donate $6 million to the temple everyday.