Chess…was invented in India .

The digit “zero” was invented in India .

Calculus The studies which originated in India. The’ place value system’ and the ‘decimal system’ were developed in 100 BC .

He discovered this in the 6th century. which was long before the European mathematicians.Pi The value of “pi” and Pythagorean Theorem were first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana. .

The very word ‘Navigation’ is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH.Art of Navigation The art of Navigation was born in the river Sindh 6000 over years ago. .

Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind. The father of medicine. consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago. Charaka. Ayurveda .

He is also credited for pioneering veterinary clinics where animals where taken care of.Hospital Indian emperor Ashoka (273.232 BCE) established the first hospitals on the territory of modern Sri Lanka where people were mainly treated with herbs. .

He is credited for performing the first rhinoplasty (nose-job) with a unique understanding of the circulation system. .Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery – It was first performed in India around 2000 BC by Sushruta who operated in the holy city of Varanasi.

Sugar – under the rule of the Gupta dynasty (approximately around AD 350) found a way to crystallize sugar which was deemed an innovation mainly because up to this point most people had to chew the sugar cane in order to taste its sweetness. Sugar .

Indians were the first to compile it and give it coherence. .

It was later on brought to Europe by the British. .Badminton Badminton –It was popular in Tanjore in the 1850s.

Dentistry Dentistry – it has been established since 8000 to 9000 years ago and is traced to the Indus Valley Civilization. .

Hookah .According to some accounts. the first hookahs were invented about a thousand years ago on the territory of Rajasthan and Gujarat in India.

Pajamas .In the 1870s they were introduced in Britain as a sleeping attire for men.