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India – Soft Power with Nuclear Arsenal

After introducing the economic reforms Indian has now came places. India now not only rose to a respected position on world platform but her economic boom & large population is also contributing to other countries growth story. Here are the few facts about India. Though after all this boom & applause India still remains a very poor country with increasing in equality, inflation & corruption damaging India’s repo as rising soft world power.

Facts about India:

$ 3.548 trillion GDP

India is the third richest country in Asia having $ 3.548 trillion GDP compared on Purchasing Power Parity. GDP per capita of India is $ 3, 1000 with growing population. India is the third wealthiest nation of Asia having a fastest growing economy which is progressing at a rate of 7% per year. 4th in the World after US, China & Japan.

3,165,596 Sq Kms

Is the Land Area of India making her a 7th largest country in the world & 2nd largest country in Asia.

2.67 million bbl/day Oil consumption

Even though India meet her 30% of oil consumption from her domestic oil blocks but the rest difference made her the fourth largest consumer of OIL & GAS this has lead in a huge investments on foreign exploration by Indian Oil & Gas giants. India consuming oil at 2.67 million bbl/day. The combination of oil consumption and relatively flat production has left India increasingly dependent on imports to meet its petroleum demand. In terms of oil use, transportation is the largest sector with highest consumption.

256 million tonnes per annum increasing by 45% annually

India is also the world’s biggest oil refiner with refining all daily raw crude of the Gulf Region & of its own. & host of a world biggest oil refining complex in Jamnagar – Gujarat.

1trillion US Dollars defence imports for next five year

As per Stockholm International Peace Research Institute India is the biggest buyer of arms in the world making a staggering 1 trillion US Dollars of purchase budget for arms imports.

40million tonnes of wheat, 30million tonnes of oil seeds

Is the consumption which requires satisfying the population hunger of India as per UPI Asia estimates? Even though India is in some respect is self sufficient in agricultural production but as the population grows India is now looking to satisfy her hunger through imports last year India imports 5 million tons of wheat & another 7% more oil seeds, even after the bumper crop India have to import other food items respectively. India also supports the largest cattle population in the world making India self sufficient in meat & dairy products supporting the 2nd most populated country in the world with figures going more than 1.2 billion people.

64,215kms

Is the length of Indian Railway network which is the fourth largest in the world carrying 25million passengers & 2.5million tons of freight daily & employing 1.6million people which makes it the largest employer of the world.

3.314 million Kilometres

Is the total length of India’s road network positioning at the worlds third largest. India has the world’s highest road density.

752 Million

Are mobile phone users making India the world’s fastest growing wireless market & positioning India at 3rd place in the world’s list of mobile phone subscribers?

500000

India is the home of the World’s largest ship breaking yard which employees more than 500000 people & breaks almost all the retired shipping vessels of the world. It also houses the one of the world’s largest shipping industry also.

India has now become a second country after US who has launched mission on moon successfully. This has made India a global hub for space technology & aero space engineering which is not only efficient but also cheapest in the world.

Nearly 70% of the information technology & software development & research is done in India making it a largest silicon valley hub of the world.

India has become outsourcing power & centre of the world as almost all the outsourcing in all services being sourced from here. Indian economy before 1990 was agriculture driven economy but now India is a service driven economy transforming her into a technology power house & synonymously tagging a Soft Power Tag.

Almost 70% of the world’s nanotechnology, biotechnological need is being researched & sourced from India.

Pharmaceutical sector is another which is now advancing with enormous pace making it one of the biggest pharma sectors in the world.

After China, India has the world’s highest density of cars where almost every car maker has its manufacturing facility specially designed for meeting Indian demand & also for export purposes. In Delhi alone 1200 cars are sold every day & another 1000 add on the road making Delhi 2nd most polluted city after Beijing as per WHO report. Resulting in a huge traffic jams & increased numbers of road accidents.

India is the largest consumer of Palm Oil in the world 80% of the Palm Oil produced annually in the world is consumed by India.

India is the largest consumer of Gold & Silver in the world where nearly 68% of the total production is consumed by the Indians only.

India is the hub of the world’s largest diamond cutting industry where 9 out of 10 diamonds in the world are cut in India.

Natural Resources:

Indian is the largest producer of Mica in the world, India has huge reserves of coal, iron ore, bauxite, uranium, titanium, thorium, zinc, copper, silver, gold, limestone, bronze, precious stones, granite, marble which rank India in the top five. India also has proven sufficient reserves of natural gas, oil, shale gas.

India – Land of Versatility

Map of Ancient India

When Prophet Adam’s (peace be upon him) first foot set on the earth it was on the Indian Subcontinent & his beloved respected Eve’s on Jeddah the world has hardly knows about the undivided Pangaea which broke apart & the nations formed with streams of blood flowing & forming the line of control dividing families & heart of the children of Adam. It was the era of division & rule when new empires were formed & broke apart by the invaders during this period there was civilization which was flourishing on the banks of Indus creating & designing its own world of cultures, tradition & science, the nation which was carved by those great people was named Akhand Bharat translated later in English by traitors of British Imperials as India which it now popularly called & known as. Now the history was in the making & the world is going to know about the massive silent storm which was deepening its roots throughout the world. The veins of Indian nation are as old as the humans himself. Once called the Golden Sparrow of the world famous for her science, spices, precious gem stones & natural resources was the world leader in terms of economic output & industrialization. India is a land of mother of all civilization famed as “Indus Valley civilization”.  It is the most diverse & multicultural, multiracial nation in the world.  It is said that you will find lingual & cultural variations on every 10 kms in India. India is the land of philosophers, poets & writers. It is where Alexander lost his first battle & was died of his wounds, it is where descendants of Genghis Khan flourished & were settled down here making India center of their architecture & art. It is the land where Sufism flourished & nurtured its roots from the alluvial plains of great Indian rivers.

Inventions / Discoveries:

Mathematics which include Zero, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Astrology, Astronomy, Politics, Ayurveda traditional Indian Medicine practice, Yoga, Karate, Chess, Tunnel construction, Horticulture, rocket launchers, swords, bow and arrow, jewelery ,diamond, ruby, gold, silver, iron animal husbandry, dry land farming, Wheel, Fire, Human Resource Management, Irrigation, Classical Music, Thorium Fusion reactors, Jungle Warfare. Indian mouth freshener beetle leaf (paan) was first cultivated discovered in India, beetle nut was also discovered here, cashew nut, henna, walnut, neem, marijuana were first discovered.

Religions formed & written: Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism.

Languages: Sanskrit, Pali, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujrati, Devnagri script which forms the bases of Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kashmiri, Dogri, Kangri, Sindhi, Marathi, Konkani, Oriya, Manipuri, Mizo, Assamese, Bhojpuri, Nicobari, Prakrit & many countless tribal languages.

Holy Scriptures written: Vedas, Upanishads, Ramayan, Mahabharat, Geeta, Guru Granth Sahib, Tripitaka, Mahayana Sutras, Akaranga Sutra & Kalpa Sutra.

Himalayas

Topography – Geography:

In the North Himalaya & Zanskar guards her Frontiers with snow covered peaks & glaciers all year round stretch your arm to the through terrain region, East one will found Arakran Mountains covred with tropical dense jungles as you moved to west the jungle goes deeper  crossing the world’s biggest river delta of Ganga Brahmaputra ending in the central plateau where driving through the most fertile alluvial plains nourished by the waters of the great rivers of Ganga & Yamuna as you move closer to the west the nature leads you towards Thar desert & salt plains of Rann of Kutch where hardly you find

Arakan Mountain Range

a drop of water, turning yourself towards south via salt plains of Rann of Kutch Deccan Plateau welcomes you with its exotic scenery with its cousins Satpura , Vindhya, Western Ghats & Eastern Ghats where your feet will be washed by thethree crystal clear greenish waters of Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal & Indian Ocean taking you to the all new world of advancement of completely with air becomes fresh & cool soothes you through its humid climate of varied cultures & traditions which survives on a world’s longest coastline spanning more than 7000kms. As the road ends of the mainland one can still find himself in India when he chooses to travel the distant archipelagos of Andaman & Nicobar Islands & Lakshadweep Islands.

Historic Frontiers’ with 10 Great Nations full of history & civilization glory;

In North China, Tibet & Afghanistan, Nepal & Bhutan shares their cultures & politics, West its Iran & Pakistan, East thriving jungles invades its plains with Burma, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam & Bangladesh. Her sea frontier even in modern time touches the class of Sri Lanka, Maldives, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore through strait of Malaca, Adams Bridge, Adaman Sea, Lakshwadeep Islands.

Modern Frontiers with 7 left to wipe her tears:

After 1947 India has lost much of her ancient boundaries where it has lost Burma & Bangladesh in the east; in the west her souls torn apart by losing away Pakistan & parts of Kashmir, Gilgit, Waziristan & Baltistan losing its touch from ancient neighbours Iran & Afghanistan, in the north the story is not so different as her dry but precious land Aksai Chin which is now a part of Xinjiang province was snatched away by her once friendly brotherly ancient neighbour China & her friendly friend lost battle to China who captured Tibet sheltering his government in exile in their home away from home Dharamshala – Himachal Pradesh.  Now India only borders with China, Nepal & Bhutan in the North, Pakistan in the west, Burma & Bangladesh in east & south provides still undivided victims of British Raj i;e Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore & Indonesia through Andaman Sea, Bay of Bengal Malaca Strait, Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka & Maldives with Adams Bridge & Indian Ocean & Sea of Lakshwadeep & Arabian Sea.

When India wakes up with her lost glory there was nothing but a pledge that someday we will take our glory & respect back from this traitor world. With the introduction of constitution in 1950 when India become Republic lots of promises & policies were made which laid the foundation of the modern & prosperous India. Investments were made to build infrastructure for the looted & divided nation. By the end of 1980s & the end of cold war era India has improved a lot, once said by the First Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru that the dams which we have build are the temples of modern India. With the introduction of economic reforms by the then Finance Minister Man Mohan Singh India opened her gates for foreign investment. Now with the result of this India by the start of 21st century has now become a booming power house who now excels in the field of Information Technology, Engineering, Software, Agriculture, Health & Medical Facilities, Education, Aero space, Bio & Nano Technology, Nuclear science. The facts show that from the mid 90s till today India has taken a huge jump forward. The dominance of India now shows & sometimes reflects in the international summits like G8, SAARC, ASEAN, UN, IAEA, WTO, BIMSTEC surviving with the burden of overpopulation whose hunger is never ending. Today India is a economic power house with the world at her feet. As per UN economic data report India will surpass the US GDP by 2050. This has not only made India a biggest challenger & threat to US but also to her neighbours.

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