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Cyclone Catarina from the International Space Station (Source: WIkipedia (Cyclone))
Did you know that the mysteries of tropical cyclones were unravelled in India?
Jules Jannsen - Oil on Canvas by Jean Jacques Henner (Source: Wikipedia (Jules Jannsen))
What connects the city of Guntur, dirigibles and rockets?
Shushruta Statue, Haridwar (Source: Wikipedia (Shushruta))
Be it cosmetic or reconstructive, the roots of plastic surgery can be traced all the way back to Vedic India
Atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945 (Source: Wikipedia (Nagasaki Bomb))
What links the Bhagavad Gita and the Atomic Bomb?
Atal Bihari Vajpayee meeting Nawaz Sharif (Source: Outlook (Vajpayee, Sharif; Prashant Panjiar))
Did you know that Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Nawaz Sharif were jointly honoured in 1998 for their efforts in promoting peace?
The Number 1729 (Source: Wikipedia (1729))
Which Indian immortalised the number 1729?

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Ganga and Kurma

In the early 90s, the Indian government released specially-raised flesh-eating turtles into the Ganga to eat and clear the river of partly-burned corpses from the Varanasi ghats. The programme failed as poachers captured and wiped out the turtle population (again).