Saturday, November 1, 2008

I Proud To Be An Indian

1. Who is the co-founder of Sun Microsystems? Vinod Khosla. The Sun founder also had an Indian Professor in Computer Technologies at Louisiana State University.

2. Who is the creator of the Pentium chip (needs no introduction as 90% of the today's computers run on it)? Vinod Dham.

3. Who is the third richest man in the world? According to the latest report on Fortune Magazine, it is AZIM PREMJI, who is the CEO of Wipro Industries. The Sultan of Brunei is at 6th position now.

4. Who is the founder and creator of Hotmail (Hotmail is world's No.1 web based email program)? Sabeer Bhatia.

5. Who is the president of AT & T-Bell Labs (AT &T-Bell Labs is the creator of program languages such as C, C++, and Unix to name a few)? Arun Netravalli.

6. Who is the GM of Hewlett Packard? Rajiv Gupta.

7. Who is the new MTD (Microsoft Testing Director) of Windows 2000, responsible to iron out all initial problems? Sanjay Tejwrika.

8. Who are the Chief Executives of CitiBank, Mckensey & Stanchart? Victor Menezes, Rajat Gupta, and Rana Talwar. Indians are the wealthiest among all ethnic groups in America, even faring better than the Caucasians and natives. There are 3.22 million Indians in USA (1.5% of population).

9. Indian doctors, numbering more than 35,000, constitute over five percent of all physicians in America.

10. Indians constitute ten percent of all medical students in America.

11. Indians also own nearly 40% of all the small and mid-size hotels in the country.

12. Another point is that three-fourths of all graduates from the prestigious IIT university in India are in the U.S.

13.India invented the numerical system. Aryabhatta invented 'zero.'

14.Chess was invented in India.

15.With 800 movies per year, India's film industry overshadows Hollywood.

16. Six Indian ladies have won Miss Universe/Miss World titles over the past 10 years. No other country has won more than twice.

17.India is the largest producer and consumer of tea in the world, accounting for more than 30% of global production and 25% of consumption.

18.There are more then 3 million Indians in the US.

19.India has the second-largest pool of scientists and engineers in the world.


raheel said...

hmmz We all ARe PrOUD iNDianS

workhard said...

Yeah, india is way ahead now than it was before. Feels so good to read info like this

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Rohan said...

Nice post!