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Did You Know ?
#1 Fact: The first oranges weren’t orange
The first oranges which were discovered back in Southeast Asia were a combination of tangerine-pomelo, and they were in-fact actually green. Even today oranges in warmer regions like Vietnam and Thailand stay green through maturity.
#2 Fact About Snakes&Ladders
The game of Snakes & Ladders was created by the 13th century poet saint Gyandev. It was originally called 'Mokshapat'. The ladders in the game represented virtues and the snakes indicated vices. The game was played with cowrie shells and dices. In time, the game underwent several modifications, but its meaning remained the same, i.e. good deeds take people to heaven and evil to a cycle of re-births.
#3 World's First University
The world's first university was established in Takshila in 700 BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education.
#4 The Golden Bird
India was one of the richest countries till the time of British rule in the early 17th Century. Christopher Columbus, attracted by India's wealth, had come looking for a sea route to India when he discovered America by mistake.