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  • Stat Attack: Another world record for Virat Kohli, Axar Patel on top 5 days ago

    Team India extended its dominance over Sri Lanka on the cricket field by completing an overwhelming 5-0 ODI series win over the visitors on Sunday, which is also their sixth consecutive bilateral series win against the neighbours. Besides, the series also possibly opened the gates to World Cup for left-arm...
  • Watch: Ilya Ilyin creates an epic clean and jerk world record by lifting an unbelievable weight of 242 kg! 5 days ago

    Ilya Ilyin from Kazakhstan created a world record in the 105 kg category by lifting an enormous weight of 242 kg or 533.5 lbs in Almaty. The weight lifter is undefeated in major international competitions and holds seven world records already!The athlete was in a do-or-die situation and created this...
  • The largest 'roti' in the world weighs 64 kg! 20 unusual food related Guinness World Records that are hard to beat 6 days ago

    Did you know the largest 'naan' in the world weighs 9.5 kg? The Guinness World Records have seen unusual large morsels of food and beverages in the last six decades. There have been record-breaking hot dogs and slices of meat that have left people amused. The record book soon became...
  • From Genesis to Revelation: Florida preacher's sermon lasts 53 hours and 18 minutes 6 days ago

    Leesburg, Fla.: A central Florida preacher gave a sermon that lasted more than two days and that could become a new world record. Cross Mount Dora church member David Douglas told the Leesburg Daily Commercial that Zach Zehnder began presenting the Bible from Genesis to Revelation at 7 a.m. Friday and...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • Former cricketers laud Rohit Sharma's historic feat November 13, 2014

    Arjuna Ranatunga and Adam Gilchrist joined others in praising Rohit for his record-breaking knock of 264 against Sri Lanka in the 4th ODI. ...
  • Twitterview: Reactions to Rohit Sharma's historic double century November 13, 2014

    Rohit Sharma registered his name in the history books on Thursday by becoming the first man ever to score two double centuries in ODI cricket, hammering the Sri Lankans for 264 runs in Kolkata to send records tumbling. Rohit's record feat came about in just 173 balls, including 33 fours and...
  • Watch: 'Rocket man' Francois Gissy hits 207 mph on a rocket-powered bicycle in less than 4.8 seconds to create a new world record November 12, 2014

    Frenchman Francois Gissy zoomed at 207 mph on his bicycle in just 4.8 seconds. The bike was designed by Exotic Thermo Engineering's Arnold Neracher and is powered by highly concentrated hydrogen peroxide.The bicycle has also previously beaten a Ferrari F430 which was left trailing as it rocketed to beat a...
  • At 5'7", five-year-old Karan is a celebrity in Meerut November 11, 2014

    Meerut: Standing tall at 5'7", five-year-old Karan is a celebrity to everyone in his hometown Meerut. His incredible height sets him apart, not just in his class and neighborhood, but all over the world. In 2008, Karan entered the Guinness Book of World Records for being the tallest and heaviest...
  • Florida preacher tries to break speaking record; hopes to speak for more than 50 hours! November 10, 2014

    Leesburg, Fla.: A central Florida preacher is trying to break a record for the longest speech. The Leesburg Daily Commercial reported on Saturday that Zack Zehnder of the Cross Church in Mount Dora hopes to speak for more than 48-hours and 31 minutes to break the world record. Zehnder is raising money...
  • Virat Kohli overtakes Vivian Richards to score quickest 6000 ODI runs November 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Star batsman Virat Kohli on Sunday became the quickest cricketer in history to reach 6000 one-day international run mark, bettering legendary West Indian Vivian Richards' record during his 53-run knock in India's third ODI against Sri Lanka. Playing in his 144th match and 136th innings, Kohli began the match 50...
  • Sensex tops 28,000 mark for first time on hopes of reforms, rate cut November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday conquered the 28,000 mark for the first time as markets hit new highs of the fourth day on expectations of more reforms by the Modi government and a rate cut by the RBI. The BSE barometer, however, settled a tad lower but still a...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq equals Viv Richards' world record of fastest Test hundred November 2, 2014

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq equalled the record of fastest Test century on Sunday, reaching the milestone in 56 balls during the second and final Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi. The 40-year-old hit Mitchell Starc for consecutive boundaries to equal West Indies great Viv Richards's 1986 record against England at St John's,...
  • Kerala: Longest cake enters the Limca Book of Records November 1, 2014

    Thrissur: A 600 foot long cake made by bakers of Kozhikode on Saturday made it to the Limca Book of Records (LBR) as the longest cake in the country. The one and half foot cake, weighing 3,120 kg, was on display at the three-day long Bake Expo 2014 which began...
  • Watch: 57 skydivers formed stunning formations while falling at 180 mph to create a world record in skydiving October 30, 2014

    A group of 57 skydivers set a world record by joining hands to form an elaborate formation in the air while falling at 180 mph. These athletes leapt from three planes flying 16,000 feet above the ground to complete the first ever, 57-person, vertical formation skydive of its kind. The...
  • UK man pulls 14 cars over 18 feet to break world record October 26, 2014

    London: A UK man has smashed the world record for 'most cars pulled by one man' by dragging 14 cars over a distance of 18 feet and two inches. Simon Plant, 42, of Findern, South Derbyshire, pulled a rope attached to 14 Ford Fiestas, weighing 20 tonnes combined, at Motorpoint...
  • 135,000 feet in 15 minutes: Google's Alan Eustace breaks Felix Baumgartner's record for the highest parachute jump in history October 26, 2014

    Google's Alan Eustace is 57 years old and a senior vice president of Knowledge at the search engine. He now has a world record in his name. The Googler fell faster than the speed of sound and broke Felix Baumgartner's world record for the highest parachute jump. Eustace wore a...
  • Pritam Munde breaks Modi's Lok Sabha record, secures highest winning margin October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and daughter of late union minister Gopinath Munde polled a staggering 9,22,416 votes in the Beed Lok Sabha by-poll, surpassing the record set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pritam trounced her nearest Congress rival Ashok S. Patil by a margin of over 6,96,321 votes which is...
  • Irish pub in Las Vegas expected to break the Guinness World Record for the longest concert ever October 19, 2014

    Las Vegas: An Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to break a Guinness World Record after hosting more than two weeks of nearly nonstop live music. The concert began Oct. 1 in the Ri Ra pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay, and it is expected to surpass...
  • Blosom the 6-foot-4-inch tall pet cow is now the world's tallest bovine according to Guinness World Records October 16, 2014

    Orangeville, Ill.: A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest. Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled for their official Guinness World Records photo shoot Monday. Hanson received an email in mid-August saying Blosom had been named the world's tallest cow. She sought the record after...
  • Australian electric car sets new world record by reaching a speed of 106.9 kmph; breaks 26-year-old record of 73 kmph October 15, 2014

    Sydney: An electric car made by Australian engineering students has reached a record speed of 106.9 km per hour (kph) over a distance of 500 km, becoming the fastest car of its type in the world, academic sources reported Tuesday. The record, set last July by the Sunswift solar car, was...
  • Paulo Coelho creates a Guinness World Record for being the most translated living author for his book 'The Alchemist' October 14, 2014

    Brazilian bestselling author Paulo Coelho has created a Guinness World Record for the most translated book by any living author. Coelho tweeted a photo of the certificate on Monday. The author published 'The Alchemist' in 1988, a book about a shepherd in search of treasure. However, the only problem was that...
  • Saving the girl child: 8,760 artistes dance into record books October 7, 2014

    Kullu: Over 8,000 artistes on Tuesday performed a folk dance in this town to highlight the message of saving the girl child and created a record for the largest voluntary participation in an event at one point of time, organisers said. "A total of 8,760 dancers, comprising girls and women, performed...
  • Mexican man in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of Harry Potter memorabilia was named the world's largest October 1, 2014

    Mexico City: A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of "Harry Potter" memorabilia was named the world's largest. Menahem Asher Silva Vargas has spent nearly 15 years hoarding all things related to British author J.K. Rowling's young-adult wizard-fantasy series, which spawned eight blockbuster films. His collection fills two...
  • Xavi sets Champions League appearance record October 1, 2014

    Barcelona midfielder Xavi made a record 143rd appearance in the Champions League when he came on as a substitute in the second half of Tuesday's Group F match at Paris St Germain. Xavi, 34, replaced Ivan Rakitic in the 69th minute at the Parc des Princes with Barca trailing 3-2, surpassing...
  • Hawaiian crew makes 1,126-pound of loco moco; eyes Guinness World Record with this Hawaiian rice dish September 30, 2014

    Honolulu: A group is claiming a world record for a popular Hawaii dish, after putting together a massive bowl of rice, hamburger, eggs and gravy. Chef Hideaki Miyoshi of Tokkuri Tei restaurant and volunteers at Sunday's Fifth Annual Rice Festival assembled a bowl of loco moco that weighed 1,126 pounds. Loco moco...