Children's Corner
Sai Ram Children,
We are back with interesting facts about our motherland.

September 2009
1. Maharshi Sushruta is the father of surgery. 2600 years ago he and health scientists of his time conducted complicated surgeries like caesareans, cataract, artificial limbs, fractures, urinary stones and even plastic surgery.
2. Usage of anaesthesia was well known in ancient India. Over 125 surgical equipments were used.
3. According to the inscription Saka King Rudradaman I of 150B.C, a beautiful lake called Sudarshana was constructed on the hills of Raivataka during Chandragupta Maurya's time.
4. When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in the Sindhu Valley Civilization.
5. The Art of Navigation was born in the river Sindh (India) 6000 years ago. The very word 'navigation' is derived from Sanskrit nou (boat) gati (speed).


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