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Sean Connery wearing a Nehru Jacket in Dr. No (Source: Affordablebond007 (Dr. No Nehru Jacket))
An Indian prime minister and a fashion trend?
Cyclone Catarina from the International Space Station (Source: WIkipedia (Cyclone))
Did you know that the mysteries of tropical cyclones were unravelled in India?
The Koh-i-Noor Diamond (Source: famousdiamonds (The Koh-I-Noor))
At one point in time, every diamond in the world originated in India.
Hindu Squats (Source: extremebodyweightworkouts (Hindu Squats – Harder Than They Look?))
Hindu squats? Hindu push-ups?
Shaikh Shafique in Malegaon ka Superman (Source: Time of India ('Malegaon ka Superman' Eid release a gift for ailing actor))
What connects the town of Malegaon in Maharashtra with Superman and James Bond?
Sabu (Still from "The Thief of Baghdad") (Source: allstarpics (Sabu gallery))
Have you heard of Mysore-born Sabu who, at one point in time, was one of the richest actors in Hollywood?

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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.