Indians tend not to linger and appreciate great events and achievements modern India has made since independence. The landmarks India has posted are the more surprising for such a non-nationalistic, individualistic people. These achievements may yet make us a soberly proud nation.
The two-pit privy man.
Perfecting a simple sanitation solution and getting it to revolutionise Indian society has taken 35 years of Dr Pathak's life.[Feb, 2005]
The Green Revolution in India gave us food and dignity.
India was born in the ruins of the Bengal Famine and worked hard to become a secure country with food surpluses.[Nov,2002]
The National Stock Exchange is a near perfect 10.
As a complex, modern system operating in an India much reviled for its infrastructure, the NSE can teach the world a thing or three. [Mar,2002]
An engineering marvel that kept the environment and aesthetic issues in view
A journey along the Konkan Railway is becoming an exclusive pleasure for many tourists.[Oct,2001]
Ratan Tata builds a car for India
For the first time ever, an Indian company Telco, conceives, designs and mass manufactures a modern car tailored for India.[Aug,2001]