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Why is India named India ??

Asked by mohandas pai, 06 Jul '08 12:22 am
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Since we are changing the names of many cities and towns, I think it is time to change the name of India to Hindustan. In Iraq, Indians are referred to as Hindus (person from Hindustan).
Answered by Francisco, 14 Jul '08 06:10 pm

 
  
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Why mohandas named mohandas ?
Answered by desi, 06 Jul '08 12:23 am

 
  
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Actually India word has come from the word Sindhu ... The Foreign travellers from Portugal used a corrupt form of Sindhu and pronounced it as Indus & gradually English travellers gave the present form ... that we use ..INDIA...
Answered by rocky robust, 06 Jul '08 12:30 am

 
  
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The name India is derived from Indus, which is derived from the Old Persian word Hindu, from Sanskrit Sindhu, the historic local appellation for the Indus River. The ancient Greeks referred to the Indians as Indoi, the people of the Indus.
Answered by DEEP DAAS, 18 Oct '08 11:43 am

 
  
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Liveing INDIANS so call INDIA hahahahahahahahahahahaahah.......................
Answered by manikandan, 07 Sep '08 11:11 am

 
  
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`coz may be Mahatma fall in love with indi(R)a...:)
Answered by avital desai, 06 Sep '08 08:57 pm

 
  
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India is derived from the river Indus
Answered by Abhijith Adiga, 29 Sep '08 12:20 pm

 
  
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I-ntelligent People
N-obel Country
D-ivine Culture
I-nteresting Facts
A-mazing Place
Answered by sheik, 22 Sep '08 11:58 am

 
  
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Becoz of Indus Valley Civilisation
Answered by K Surendran, 08 Sep '08 09:33 pm

 
  
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India probably comes from indus valley
Answered by jaideep chandra, 04 Sep '08 09:15 pm

 
  
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