Limca Book Of Records

  • We are trying to enter the Limca Book of Records by planting 180,000 saplings: BSF August 17, 2014

    Agartala: The paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) aims to enter the "Limca Book of Records" by planting 180,000 trees along India's frontiers Tuesday, an official said. "Over 10,500 BSF troopers would plant 180,000 trees in 30 minutes (10 am to 10:30 am) on August 19 all along India's borders with Pakistan...
  • 17yearold enters Limca Book of Records for mathematical prowess June 18, 2014

    A seventeenyearold youth from a village in Madhya Pradesh has entered the Limca Book of Records by solving complex mathematical sums correctly in a very short time. Rishabh Kaneria, who recently passed his 12th std examination, told reporters here that he set a record by solving ten arithmetical sums which involved...
  • Popular comic Tinkle enters Limca Book of Records May 22, 2014

    Mumbai Children's monthly Tinkle, from the house of Amar Chitra Katha, has entered the Limca Book of Records for being the 'only allcomic magazine for children . The June issue of the magazine has been dedicated to this record along with a double spread proclaiming the entry into the record book. The...
  • On its silver jubilee, Limca Book of Records celebrates Women's Day March 8, 2014

    On the International Women's Day Limca Book of Records and CNN-IBN bring a special show on 'Empowering Women'. It's been been 25 years of Limca Book of Records celebrating India at its best. ...
  • Bihar's 'environment friendly' Bhabua town to be declared 'Green city' today January 16, 2014

    A Bihar town is painting itself green to send out an environment friendly message, an official said. Bhabua, district headquarters of Maoist affected Kaimur district, known for the Mundeshwari temple one of the oldest centrallyprotected monuments in the country has changed as the facades of most of the private...
  • World's largest Tricolour unfurled at US festival July 16, 2011

    Chicago: The world's largest Indian flag weighing 250 kg was unfurled at the 'Vibrant India Festival' which began here today, showcasing the rich heritage and history of Gujarat and Rajasthan. The 153feet long tricolour, made by a tailor from Porbandar, Chhotalal S Shingdia, has found place in Limca Book of Records...
  • SRK's 'Ra.One' aims at Limca record June 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Trust Shah Rukh Khan to do things differently. The Bollywood superstar is now aiming to create a Limca Book of World Records by launching a 3,600foot long fan mail, which will travel through 50 BIG Cinemas properties across India, allowing audiences to share their messages for the actor. The...
  • Big B launches Limca Book of Records 2009 April 1, 2009

    Actor Amitabh Bachchan was in the Capital to launch the Limca Book of Records for 2009. ...
  • World's oldest pensioner Habib Miyan dies at 138 August 19, 2008

    Jaipur: The man who held the record for being the oldest living Indian passed away in Jaipur on Tuesday morning. Habib Miyan was 138years old, lived his life to the fullest. On his 136th birthday, he had said, What's an affluent person's party, I will not even go to God's place...
  • Lyricist Sameer turns 50, celebrates with friends February 26, 2008

    Mumbai: Prolific lyricist Sameer completed 50 years and celebrated it with friends from the music industry. Apart from the 50year milestone, it was also time to celebrate because Sameer had found a place in the Limca Book of Records for penning over 3000 songs for films in 25 years. Having...
  • Chennai weaves world's costliest sari at Rs 40 lakh October 13, 2009

    Chennai: A palanquin arrived amid much fanfare at Chennai Silks, a textile house in Tamil Nadu, to give a princely welcome for an outfit that's fit for a queen a sari studded with gold, diamonds, emeralds and other precious stones. The textile house has woven what it claims is...
  • Record holder gives lifegiving gifts this Diwali November 14, 2007

    Mumbai: Sylvester Cyril Borges will be remembered as a man who achieved some rare feats. This bodybuilder once made it to the Limca Book of Records for making hot water bottles explode by blowing into them. The cheerful Mumbaikar has manged to inspire even more admiration in death for after...
  • Village in Jammu proud of martial links June 18, 2007

    Gura Slathia (Jammu) A village in Jammu is proud of its martial links and it's even made it to the Limca Book of records because it boasts of so many Army men. The Army is never out of the mind of villagers of Gura Slathia. The retired read sainik welfare...
  • Limca Book of Records adds more records June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: As many as 6,000 new records, of a total of 10,000, have been recorded in the latest edition of the Limca Book of Records, the Indian equivalent of the Guinness Book of World Records. Started in 1990, this is the 18th edition of the book that covers 21 chapters...
  • CNNIBN CJ makes it to record book June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: CNNIBN has made it to the Limca Book of Records 2007 because of the Citizen Journalist concept started almost a year ago. The concept which was started by the channel in collaboration with Idea Cellular has been recognised as a path breaking journalistic initiative. The Limca Book of...
  • Jharkhand CM enters Limca Book of Records February 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Madu Koda has entered the Limca Book of Records as the first independent legislator to become a chief minister by forming a government with only four other MLAs. A representative of the Book of Records, S N Tlee, handed over the certificate to Koda at a...
  • Man nose how to dispel darkness June 20, 2007

    Bangalore: Limca Book record holder M V Laxmikant is a man who believes in dispelling darkness differently and that's not all, he can bend it like rubber too. A live wire of 220 volts is inserted through his nose, brought out from his mouth and voila! The bulb lites up....
  • Man smokes 25 cigarettes with ears November 13, 2006

    Bikaner: Creating smoke rings can be fascinating, but have you ever heard of a man who smokes his cigarettes with his ears. Meet Dharmendra Singh of Bikaner, the ear smoker who wants to enter the record books. Twenty fouryearold Singh learnt this unique style of smoking cigarettes from his chainsmoker friends....
  • What drives kids to dizzying heights? November 10, 2006

    New Delhi: Thirteenyearold Akanksha wasnt attempting at winning a singing contest when she started singing two days ago. In fact that is one competition where it doesnt matter even if she gets out of tune. What does matter is that she sang for 61 hours a feat that got her into...
  • Boy memorises log tables for Guinness September 9, 2006

    Jaipur: Eighteenyearold Ravi Shankar Godara's name has been proposed for the Guinness Book of World Records for memorising and recalling the log and antilog tables in one hour and 29 minutes. For the Jaipur boy, who has already entered the Limca Book of Records and the National Book of Honour,...
  • Andhra boy equals Budhia's feat September 3, 2006

    Vishakapattinam: Termed as the Budhia Singh of Andhra Pradesh, eightyearold Addola Sainath covered a distance of 65 kilometres on Saturday from Srinagavarapukota to Vishakapattinam in sixandhalf hours to match Budhia's record. Sainath, who hails from Srinagavarapukota in Vijayanagaram district, also wants to earn a place in the Limca Book of...
  • Man to run 1,000 km to set record August 26, 2006

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 26yearold man in Kerala is preparing to run 1,000 kilometres to secure a place in the Limca Book of Records. R S Vinod, the winner of several middle distance and long distance races at state and national levels, hopes to cover the distance in 1520 days. Vinod told IANS, "I...