Children's Corner
Sare Jahaan Se Achha

Sairam Children,
Here are some of the facts you were eagerly awaiting for..

  1. India's telecom infrastructure between Chennai, Mumbai and Singapore, provides the largest bandwidth capacity in the world, with well over 8.5 Terabits (8.5Tbs) per second.
  1. India has the 2nd largest pool of scientists and engineers in the World

  2. The Surya Siddhanta, a textbook on astronomy of ancient India authored by Bhaskaracharya showed the Earth's diameter to be 7,840 miles, compared to modern measurements of 7,926.7 miles. It showed the distance between the Earth and the Moon as 253,000 miles, compared to modern measurements of 252,710 miles.
  1. The origin of kung-fu begins with the legend of a monk named Bodhidharma (also known as Ta Mo) who travelled from India to China around 500 A.D.
  1. Nilakanta discovered Newton's Infinite Geometric Progression convergent series.

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