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The Colour Orange (Source: Serendip)
A Norange hypocrisy: Did you know that the fruit and the colour have their roots in our humble corner of the world?
Sorabji (1977) (Source: Sorabji Archive (Portait: Sir Jeremy Grayson))
Did you know that one of the most talented and gifted composers and pianists that the world has ever seen was part Indian?
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
Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor (Source: NASA (International Space Station Imagery))
This Malaysian surgeon and astronaut has a curious link to India.
Radhanath Sikdar (pre 1870) (Source: Wikipedia (Radhanath Sikdar))
In 2004, the Department of Posts released a stamp featuring Radhanath Sikdar. Who was he and why are his two feet still being talked about?
Asterix (Source: Wikipedia (Asterix))
Did you know that the classic comic series, Asterix, has been translated into Hindi and Bengali?

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Bahadur and Ella

The person credited with discovering legendary jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald was a Bardu Ali, his name a corruption of Bahad(o)ur Ali. He was the son of a peddler from Bengal who had settled in New Orleans at the turn of the 20th century.