India has currently gained international prominence. Since being free from the frontier rule, it is now developing significantly. On Monday, Google created a doodle to celebrate India’s 75th year of independence. It depicts the nation flying kites in celebration of its independence. This represents the nation’s outstanding accomplishments. Since achieving independence from imperial British rule in 1947 following a prolonged fight. The world’s largest democracy was born as a result of the long struggle for freedom. The Indian national flag was first hoisted over the Red Fort in Delhi on August 15, 1947. Additionally, there is also a reason why the date of independence was chosen as August 15th. Here are a few areas where India has achieved great heights.
Covid Vaccine Supply To 101 Countries
In March 2020, Corona took over the entire world. Soon the exercise to make its vaccine began. India rapidly made the vaccine and prepared it at a cost everyone could afford. Not only this, but India also supplied 250 million doses of corona vaccine to 101 countries across the world. India is second after the United States of America in terms of vaccine production. Where the USA can make 469 crore doses annually, India is second in the world with a capacity of 313 crore doses. Additionally, medicines like hydroxychloroquine and paracetamol were also sent from India to the USA at the time of Corona.
India’s Moon Mission Cost Three Times Less Than Any Hollywood Movie
As we know, making the Hollywood movie Avengers: Endgame costs a huge sum. However, India launched the Moon mission with almost three times less, i.e. just Rs 978 crore. Not only Chandrayaan-2, but the cost of India’s Mars mission is also Rs 532 crore. While the US spent Rs 1,346 crore on a similar mission in 2013. India’s next space program Gaganyaan will also cost only about 10 thousand crores. It is the cheapest in the world. Additionally, due to successful low-cost space missions, ISRO got orders to launch satellites in America and Europe.
Multi-Billionaire Google-Microsoft CEOs Are Also From India
Business executive Sundar Pichai is an American Indian. He serves as Alphabet Inc.’s and its subsidiary Google’s chief executive officer (CEO). Sundar Pichai is an Indian native from Madurai who graduated with a degree in metallurgical engineering from IIT Kharagpur. Business executive Satya Narayana Nadella is Indian-American. He serves as Microsoft’s executive chairman and CEO. Nadella was born into a Hindu Telugu-speaking household in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Indian professionals occupy top positions among many other companies in the Silicon Valley of America.
IPL Is World’s Second Most Expensive League In Broadcast Rights
The Indian Premier League is now the world’s second most valuable sports league, following the most recent media rights auction. Cricket began in India by the British. However, now this game is the beauty of India. In the year 2008, the first IPL match was played. Its broadcast rights are now the most expensive in the world after the National Football League of America. The International Cricket Council (ICC) said that no international tournament would be held during the IPL.
Yoga In 191 Countries
Yoga originated in India. It is now very popular all over the world. However, on the initiative of India, International Yoga Day was celebrated for the first time on 21 June 2015. Now the popularity of yoga is such that the worldwide yoga and wellness economy has reached above Rs 39 lakh crore. In 2022, about 250 million people practiced yoga in 191 countries.
The Red Fort in Delhi hosts the largest annual celebration. The prime minister then hoists the national flag here in sync with a 21-gun salute. The Prime Minister then delivers his speech on television. Members of the Indian police and armed forces then receive salutes during a parade. Apart from India, few other countries celebrate their independence day with India.