Guinness Record

  • Guinness records mass recital of devotional poem June 21, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Mass recital of 'Njanappana', a devotional poem written by the 16th century Malayalm poet Poonthanam, has found place in the Guinness Book of World Records. The event, attended by a total of 46,660, was organised by the state chapter of the Art of Living Foundation in front of the...
  • Watch: Adrenaline pumping video shows French duo setting a Guinness record for the highest base jump April 24, 2014

    Two French thrill seekers have now registered their names in the Guinness Book of World Records as they broke the record for the highest Base jump off the Burj Khalifa. Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen performed this stunt on 21st April between 6 to 9 am in the morning. This...
  • US casino cooks up record 1-ton cheeseburger September 4, 2012

    Carlton (US): A Minnesota casino has cooked up a world-record bacon cheeseburger that's 10 feet in diameter and weighs more than a ton. The behemoth burger was served up Sunday at the Black Bear Casino Resort near Carlton. It tipped the scales at 914 kilograms. Guinness Records representative Philip Robertson verified the...
  • Indian conquers the Andes in Latin America March 27, 2012

    Buenos Aires: Thirty-seven-year old Malli Mastan Babu is the only Indian to have scaled the tallest peaks of the Andes in South America. He also holds a Guinness record for having climbed the seven summits of the world in just 172 days. Babu, who comes from a farming family in Nellore...
  • Delhi: Meet the man who fights polls to win zero votes March 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Seventy-two-year-old Har Prakash, popularly known as Guinness Rishi, holds four Guinness world records, while 17 of his feats have found place in the Limca Book of Records. Now, this Dheerpur Colony resident is all set for yet another accomplishment. Rishi plans to contest as an independent candidate in...
  • Chennai: young keyboardists create Guinness record November 30, 2011

    Chennai: As the little ones let their fingers to do their magical work on the keyboard, mellifluous tones emerged, transporting everyone present there to another world. It was an evening of record breaking music and soothing performances by the 109 disciples of M S Martin, who had no difficulties breaking...
  • Record breaking! Man holds 100 Guinness Records April 15, 2009

    New York: Ashrita Furman has become the first person to hold 100 Guinness Book of World Records simultaneously, after he recited and translated a poem into 111 languages. The resident from Jamaica, Queens, assembled a group on Tuesday that recited late Indian spiritual leader Sri Chinmoy’s poem ‘Precious’ in 111 languages...
  • Bangalore man sets typing record June 11, 2007

    Bangalore: A Bangalore resident is attempting a Guinness record at typewriting with his hands crossed. Arun Kumar already holds the Limca record for typing up to 250 characters per minute this way. The click-clack of typing seems normal enough. But take a second look and people get amazed with Arun...
  • Meghalaya drums up Guinness record October 28, 2006

    Shillong: A band of drummers in Meghalaya on Saturday created a new world record for the largest drum ensemble, a Guinness official said. "A new Guinness world record was created with 7,951 drummers performing for more than five minutes in perfect rhythm," a representative of the Guinness Book of World Records,...