Friday, August 5, 2011

Symbol of the Indian Rupee

Udaya Kumar, a post graduate in Design from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has designed the symbol of the Indian Rupee. This symbol has come into effect from 15th July, 2010.
The symbol is an amalgam of Devanagari "Ra" and the Roman Capital "R" with two parallel horizontal stripes running at the top representing the national flag and also the "equal to" sign.
 

National sport of India

Field hockey is the national sport and game of India. Here is an image I have created by merging two images.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

National river of India

The river Ganga pronounced in English as Ganges is the largest and most sacred river of India. It is also termed as the National river of India. It originates from the Gangotri Glacier in the Uttarkashi District in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand.
The point from which the Ganga originates is called Gomukh, which means the mouth of a cow, for this point resembles the mouth of a cow. This point is the terminus of the glacier.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

National Anthem of India


The Jana Gana Mana is the National Anthem of India,based upon the first stanza of the work of Rabindranath Tagore.
The Indian subcontinent in 1760.Image via Wikipedia
 
"Jana Gana Mana"
Jana-gana-mana-adhinayaka, jaya he
Bharata-bhagya-vidhata.
Punjab-Sindh-Gujarat-Maratha
Dravida-Utkala-Banga
Vindhya-Himachala-Yamuna-Ganga
Uchchala-Jaladhi-taranga.
Tava shubha name jage,
Tava shubha asisa mage,
Gahe tava jaya gatha,
Jana-gana-mangala-dayaka jaya he
Bharata-bhagya-vidhata.
Jaya he, jaya he, jaya he,
Jaya jaya jaya, jaya he!