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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?
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?

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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.

Teapoy

A tea-poy has very little to do with tea. It was originally the name for an Indian three-footed, i.e., a tī-pāī table which could be used for many things including serving tea.