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India has a great history and the oldest civilization in the world. India is a land of inventions also.
India has contributed to almost every field in the world. Probably we don't know about all. Most of the things we used in our daily life but we didn't know that it's an Indian invention. So let me introduce some of the Indian inventions which probably we don't know, that these things were invented in India.
Yes, you heard it right. Buttons were invented in India. It was first used in Mohanjo- daro civilization. They used it as an ornament. Later it used for fastening clothes.
Chess is an ancient Indian board game. The game originated in northern India in the 6th century AD. Earlier chess is a game called chaturanga. it's a Sanskrit word which means having four limbs. Chess is developed during the Gupta Empire.
Rulers were first used by Indus valley civilization part of India which consists of inches and centimetre. It is also used for measuring distancing and draw straight lines. It is very useful in geometry, technical studies and many other things. The ruler has required in every field whether it's tailoring, architecture, flooring and technical field.
The word shampoo derived from Hindi word champoo and the word champoo originated from Sanskrit word chapyati which means to message or press. Earlier people in India used natural shampoo that contains amla and shikakai herbs to wash their hairs.
5. Snake and ladder game
Snake and ladder is a board game of ancient India. It was known as the name of Mokshapatam or moksha patamu. The game was known for giving moral instructions to children. The game snake and ladder is very popular till now.
India invented cotton about 6000 B.C. cotton played an important role in the history of India. The Indus Valley civilization started cultivating cotton by 3000 BCE. The cotton was mentioned in Hindu Hymns in 1500BC. The first cotton mill was established in 1818 at Fort Gloster near Kolkata. Gujrat is the largest producer of cotton in India.
7. Steel and metal works
India has a remarkable history of steel and metal works. High-quality steel was produced in India almost 2000 year back. Steel produces by a method known in ancient India.
The concept of zero was fully developed in India around 5th century A.D. Though zero means having nothing but in mathematics, an equation can be changed by zero.
Zero and it's termed first originated by Brahmgupta in 628. He was an astronomer and mathematician.
Ayurvedic therapy is the most reliable therapy among all medicinal practice. Ayurvedic medicine has no side effects. That's why it is popular now. India has given Ayurveda to the world. The father of Ayurveda "Acharya Charak", who documented his concepts in "Charak Sanhita" which is first known document ever in medical science. Ayurveda means natural therapy. In this world of science, many people are interested in Ayurveda therapy. That is the power of India and Indian Ayurveda.
10. Cataract surgery
This is also the biggest revolution in the field of medicine by India. India gave the world the concept of cataract surgery.
Sushruta the Indian physician-developed in the 3rd century C.E. Later it developed all over the world.
Though above-mentioned inventions are very few Indian inventions. The list is not ended yet, it's huge.
There are many other inventions also by India time to time especially when the rest of the world was about to start learning the basics of civilization, India invented a lot till that time.
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Here I am back with a list of the top 5 most populated countries in the world.
As of records, the world population is already crossed 6 billion, resources are already in a dangerous situation. Most of the contribution in population, are from the following countries.
These countries higher in population density thus they represent the highest ratio of manpower. Among most of the populated countries mostly about to face several challenges like scarcity of basic resources like health, food and shelter, clean drinkable water, education etc.
It's an alarm to wake up and control this uncontrollable problem.
Here the list below,
China, officially the People's Republic of China, is the most populated country in the world. If we talk about population, China comes on no.1.
The current population of China is 1,440,055,438 people. It is based on world meter elaboration of the latest United Nations data. The official language of China is Mandarin Chinese.
Beijing is the capital of China. China has the biggest internet audience of the world with 772 million users but it's under control by the government.
If we can see we are surrounded by Chinese applications and technology.
India (भारत), officially the Republic of India is the second most populated country of the world. The current population of India is
1,380,004,485 people based on UN data.
India is the most populous democracy in the world.
New Delhi is the capital of India. India has one of the most ancient civilization. Hindi is the official language of India. Hindi is the fourth most spoken language in the world and the second-largest English speaking country of the world. India has one of the world's largest military. Indian invented many things and has many scholars in every field of technology. Indian culture is very famous. There are many religions and languages. A country with diversified culture but yet to combine by heart.
3. United States
The United States of America commonly known as the United States of America or America. Us is the third most populated country in the world.
The population of Us is 331,002,651 people according to UN data. Capital of the US is Washington D.C. The internet was first used in the US.
The US is the highest-ranking country who spent more on the military. The United States is the world's greatest economic power.
Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia. Indonesia is the fourth most populated country. It is consist of more than
Seventeen thousand islands. The population of Indonesia is 273,523,615 people according to UN data. Indonesia was formerly known as the Dutch East Indies. Indonesia is the fourth most populated country in the world.
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Pakistan is the fifth most populated country in the world. The population of Pakistan is 220,892,330 people according to UN data. Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan. Pakistan has the sixth-largest standing armed force in the world. Pakistan is an Islamic country.
So, guys, these are the top 5 most populated countries as of now.
High population is a symbol of high manpower strength but at the same time, most of the countries are suffering from side effects of being highly population nation.
Scarcity of basic needs is basic issues here.
Mostly govts are already aware of drawbacks of high population. China once applies "One child policy" through the nation.
India already suggested and recommend their citizens with a slogan like "Hum do Humare do", "Bachche does hi achche" years back.
But still, this problem is raising day by day.
Blessings of huge manpower already converted into the curse of the scarcity of basic needs due to high population.
Governments must apply constitutional amendment for population control in favour of public health and wealth.