India has contributed from the field of architecture, astronomy, cartography, metallurgy, logic, mathematics, medicine, to metrology and mineralogy .During recent times it has contributed vastly to automobile engineering, information technology, communications as well as research into space and polar technology.

There are a few simple (yet interesting) things invented by Indians and adopted universally.

1. Invention of Buttons


People belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization were the earliest to use Buttons, but they were more of an ornament or decoration rather than a normal button. These were mostly made out of stones, shell or metals like copper or Iron.

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