Guiness Book Of World Records

  • Mathematical genius Shakuntala Devi dies at 83 21-04-2013 07:15 PM

    Bangalore: Mathematical genius Shakuntala Devi, nicknamed as "human computer" for her ability to make complex mental calculations, died at a hospital here on Sunday following respiratory problems. She was 80. "She passed away at Bangalore Hospital," Shakuntala Devi Educational Foundation Public Trust Trustee DC Shivadev told reporters. Doctors declared her...
  • Snapshot: World record for breaking coconuts 01-03-2012 02:39 PM

    New Delhi: Keshab Swain breaks a coconut with his elbows in an attempt to enter the Guinness World Records in Bhubaneswar, India, Wednesday, February 29, 2012. Swain broke 85 coconuts in less than a minute to earn himself a place in Guinness World Records, according to news reports. (AP Photo)...
  • The world's oldest person dies in Brazil 22-06-2011 09:07 AM

    Sao Paulo: A Brazilian woman listed by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest person died on Tuesday, just weeks shy of her 115th birthday. The title now reverts to a woman in the United States. Maria Gomes Valentim died of multiple organ failure, said Helerson Lima, a spokesman for...
  • Guinness names Filipino as world's shortest man 12-06-2011 12:55 PM

    Philippines: A poor Filipino blacksmith's son who stands less than 2 feet (60 centimeters) tall was declared the world's shortest man by Guinness World Records on his 18th birthday on Sunday, sparking a celebration in his far-flung hometown. The title was bestowed on Junrey Balawing in Sindangan in the southern...
  • Dwarf Malayalam star makes it to Guinness records 18-12-2007 12:07 PM

    Karachi:The decision of the former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik not to play in the domestic tournament -- Pentangular Cup -- has angered the national selectors and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The axed allrounder turned down the offer to lead the Punjab team in the five-team competition, saying he had...
  • This man's a tough nut to crack! 02-08-2007 12:12 AM

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  • Orissa's oldest woman Fulla dead 19-11-2006 04:01 PM

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  • Oldest lady in Orissa is 'Fulla' life 16-11-2006 09:12 AM

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  • Look who's making most of Eid at 137! 25-10-2006 08:24 PM

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