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  • Delhi school boy breaks 6 high jump records in 2014 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Aspiring athlete Tejaswin Shankar, a student of Sardar Patel School, has registered six records in high jump in the year gone by and also holds the numero uno position in the Under-17 age category. Tejaswin narrowly missed the Delhi interzone record with a jump of 1.87m in 2013, but...
  • BJP hails Modi for Jandhan scheme getting entry to Guinness record book January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Appreciating the Jan Dhan scheme for setting a Guinness record of opening most number of bank accounts in a week, BJP on Tuesday lauded the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the achievement and for inclusion of 11.5 crore poor with country's economy. BJP also accused the Congress...
  • How AB de Villiers smashed the fastest ODI hundred: a blow-by-blow account January 18, 2015

    A week ago Adam Gilchrist said AB de Villiers is the most valuable players right now in World Cricket. De Villiers, it seems took it too seriously, and decided to put that on paper against a hapless bunch of West Indies bowlers in the second ODI of the series, smashing...
  • Cockpit voice recorder recovered from crashed AirAsia jet, says official January 13, 2015

    Jakarta: Divers retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet on Tuesday, MetroTV said quoting a transport official, a key piece of evidence for investigators to determine the cause of the crash that killed 162 people. The cockpit voice recorder, which records conversations between the pilots...
  • Virat Kohli breaks Test captaincy world record January 8, 2015

    Virat Kohli marked his elevation to India's Test captaincy by smashing his fourth century of the series on day three of the fourth Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Kohli, who was appointed captain when MS Dhoni suddenly retired after the third Test, produced a sparkling 140 with 20...
  • Andhra Pradesh: School of Wonder Kids secures place in India Book of Records January 7, 2015

    Visakhapatnam: The School of Wonder Kids has secured a place in the India Book of Records after its senior kindergarten kids did 100 mathematical calculations in a matter of 10.2 minutes during a test conducted on Wednesday. Nearly 30 kids of the school participated in the event held in the presence...
  • Famous Venezuelan ice-cream store closes over milk shortage December 28, 2014

    Caracas: An ice-cream store listed in the Guinness World Records book for its 863 different flavours has become the latest victim of Venezuela's economic crisis. "We are closed during the season due to shortage of milk," the famous Coromoto ice-cream store in the highland town of Merida announced on its Facebook...
  • Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' grosses Rs 95 crore at the box-office in its opening weekend December 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' earned Rs 95.21 crore at the box-office in the weekend, according to the producers. 'PK', directed by Rajkumar Hirani and co-starring Anushka Sharma, released on December 19 in around 6000 screens all over including 5200 in India. "PK collected record Rs 38.24 cr on Sunday which is...
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 8 Test ducks the most by an Indian skipper December 20, 2014

    India's most successful captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, bagged an unwelcome record on Saturday when his eighth Test duck made him the Indian skipper with most scores of zeroes to his name. Debutant Australia pacer trapped Dhoni LBW for a naught during India's four-wicket defeat inside four days at Brisbane, which took...
  • Record-setting cat with two faces and three blue eyes dies at the age of 15 December 8, 2014

    North Grafton, Mass.: This cat had two faces - but only nine lives. A feline named Frank and Louie after he was born with two faces, two mouths, two noses and three blue eyes has died at the age of 15. The Telegram of Worcester reports that Frank and Louie died Thursday...
  • Over 1,000 people dressed as angels, wise men and religious royalty set a Guinness record for the largest live nativity scene December 3, 2014

    Provo, Utah: More than 1,000 people dressed as angels, wise men and religious royalty gathered at a park in Provo, Utah, and set a new Guinness record for the largest live nativity scene. The event on Monday featured a variety of performers who made videos posted on YouTube. It is also...
  • He should be in Guinness World Records: Shraddha Kapoor about father Shakti Kapoor December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor, daughter of actor Shakti Kapoor, roots for a certificate from Guinness World Records for her father as she feels he has done over 700 films, which in itself is "unusual" and "worthy" of being lauded. "My father has done more than 700 films so actually he should...
  • Real Madrid set club record with 16th consecutive win November 30, 2014

    Real Madrid won their 16th straight match - a historic record - to down the hometown Malaga squad unbeaten at La Rosaleda stadium until now. From the opening minutes, Malaga handed over the initiative and the ball to Real Madrid. Malaga on defence had Rosales on the right and the Ivory Coast's...
  • Sensex, Nifty hit record high ahead of GDP data, RBI November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose around 1 percent to record highs on Friday, ahead of economic data due later in the day and the central bank's monetary policy on Tuesday. The Nifty gained as much as 1.14 percent to hit a record high of 8,591.4, surpassing the 8,535.35 level...
  • Santa's little helpers break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of Christmas elves in Bangkok November 26, 2014

    Bangkok: Hundreds of Thai schoolchildren on Tuesday clustered into the shape of the word "Siam", the former name of the Southeast Asian country, as they broke the world record for the largest gathering of Christmas elves. As many as 1,792 of Santa's little helpers, aged between nine and 15, donned red,...
  • Finally London November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • Meet Pallab Talukdar, who cycled from Iran to Milan November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • Meet Vierra Vojtkova, owner of Ganesh Utsav restaurant in Bratislava November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • Meet EP Menon who walked from Delhi to Russia in 1962 November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • For refuelling in Tibet, Chinese driving license is must November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer travelled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents.Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • The beginning of Record Drive November 25, 2014

    Lal Jose, a popular filmmaker and Suresh Joseph, a retired IRTS officer traveled from Kochi to London in 75 days by car covering 27 countries and 2 continents. Watch all the webisodes here. ...
  • More than 1,100 people captured in the world's biggest selfie taken in Bangladesh November 25, 2014

    Dhaka: A group of at least 1,151 people in Bangladesh have taken a selfie together with their Nokia Lumia 730 smartphone - making it one of the gigantic selfies fit to become the world's largest selfie. The five megapixel mid-range Windows Phone found a smart way to advertise its front-facing camera...
  • Brazilian teen breaks his own speed-texting world record November 23, 2014

    Washington: A 17-year-old Brazilian boy has broken his own Guinness World record for the fastest texting on a smartphone touch screen, typing a 25-word message in just 17 seconds. Marcel Fernandes Filho had broken the world record for the fastest time to type a text message on a touch screen mobile...
  • Watch: This guy has created a Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel parking ever. Don't you wish you had this skill? November 23, 2014

    This is one skill you wish you really had. Chinese wheelman Han Yue has broken an impossible world record of the tightest parallel parking ever. As a part of the China Drift Championship at Chongqing Olympic Park, Han slid his MINI 3 Door Hatch perfectly into a gap!Not content with...
  • University of Maine falls short in breaking the world record for most people wearing flannel apparel in one place November 23, 2014

    Orono, Maine: The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel. The university had called on football fans to don plaid or tartan-patterned clothing for Saturday's game against the University of New Hampshire. It...
  • Stat Attack: Another world record for Virat Kohli, Axar Patel on top November 17, 2014

    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! November 17, 2014

    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 November 16, 2014

    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 November 16, 2014

    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...