Pakistan Declaration (Source: Wikipedia)
Pakistan is an acronym coined in 1932 in Cambridge
Shere Khan (Source: Wordpress)
One of our national parks, primarily a tiger reserve, is named after a tiger-killer.
Rama's coronation (Source: Wikipedia)
Were you aware that the Jataka Tales also covers the Ramayana?
Gulzarilal Nanda (Source: Wikipedia)
India has had its own crises lasting "Thirteen Days". Not just once, but thrice.
Jambu (Jamun) (Source: Wikipedia)
FYI, we all live on an island of jamuns.
First page of 'The Arctic Home in the Vedas' 1925 Edition (Source: Wikipedia)
Did you know that Lokmanya Tilak believed that the original home of Aryans was the North Pole?

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More perfect than Greek

The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have spring from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists: there is a similar reason, though not quite so forcible, for supposing that both the Gothick and the

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Belur and brilliant beryls

The name of the gemstone, beryl, probably originates from the Prakrit veruliya and Sanskrit vaidurya- which might be of Dravidian provenance. One theory points its source to the city of Velur (modern Belur, Karnataka). Derivatives such as brilliant and beryllium share these origins.