Best of India: The Top 10 Lists of Everything in India

Best of India

Indian cultural history spans more than 4,500 years. India is the world’s largest, oldest, uninterrupted civilization and world’s most populous democracy. India is one of the finest brands in the world with the right proportion of resources. India has the second largest number of Scientists and Engineers in the World. India is the second largest English speaking country in the world. India has the third largest standing army in the world and it has the biggest voluntary army in the world. The Indian economy is the world’s seventh-largest by nominal GDP and third-largest by purchasing power parity.  Indian mathematics emerged in the India from 1200 BCE. Algebra, Calculus and Trigonometry are originated from India. India invented the number system. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta. The Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi built in the 10th century, is the world’s largest religious pilgrimage destination. Larger than either Rome or Mecca, this Vishnu Temple is also the richest pilgrimage center of faith in the modern world with an average of 30,000 visitors donate $6 million (US) to this temple every day. Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years. In India, several traditional indigenous sports remain fairly popular, such as kabaddi, kho kho, pehlwani and gilli-danda. Some of the earliest forms of Asian martial arts, such as kalarippayattu, musti yuddha, silambam, and marma adi, originated in India. Martial Arts were first created in India, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries. Chess (Shataranja or AshtaPada) was invented in India. Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind. The origins of Ayurveda have been traced back to 5,000 BCE and earlier. The Father of Medicine, Charaka, consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago.

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The Top 10 Lists of Everything in India

Education & Reference


Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI)


Infrastructure & Real Estate


Business & Shopping

Food & Drink



Home & LifeStyle

 Jobs and Careers

Mass Communication


Technology & Science