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Pingala, Inventor of Binary Numbers in 2nd Century BCE
Pingala (Devanagari: पिङ्गल) is the author of Chandaḥśāstra (Chandaḥsūtra), the earliest known Sanskrit treatise on prosody. Very less historical knowledge is available about Pingala, though his works are retained till date. He is identified either as the younger brother of …

Reason behind Indian Married Women wearing Toe Rings
Wearing of Toe Rings by married women on second finger of feet is a common practice in India. Though it is observed as a symbol of married women, it has scientific significance. These toe rings are called Bichiya (pronounced: bee-chee-ya…