WORLD RECORD

  • Dubai celebrates New Year with record setting display of fireworks January 1, 2014

    Dubai has ushered in 2014 with more than half a million fireworks spectacle, breaking the world record for the largest such display ever, Guinness World records said. Ten months in planning, over 500,000 fireworks were used during the display on the New Year's Eve which lasted around six minutes, with...
  • 2014 Guinness Book of World Records released September 13, 2013

    A contortionist, a vacuum cleaner collector and a skateboarding goat are some of the eccentric record breakers in the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records released on Thursday. The latest edition features more than 3,000 new and updated title holders, including the fastest sprinter in high heels and world's shortest...
  • Watch: China man's 18 metre tightrope walk between 2 hot air balloons August 1, 2013

    A Chinese daredevil does a brisk 18meter tightrope walk on a beam barely 5 centimeters wide. He did this between two hot air balloons and completed the walk in just 38 seconds to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. ...
  • Korean star PSY's 'Gangnam Style' goes viral September 25, 2012

    'Gangnam Style', that was available for viewing on July 15, has more than 2,479,030 likes on YouTube. ...
  • French 'Spiderman' scales tallest tower in China in 2 hours September 23, 2012

    Fiftyyearold Alain Robert climbed up the 1273feet Central Plains Fortaleza tower in Zhengzhou unassisted. Robert has held the Guinness World Record for climbing most buildings unassisted. ...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: AP makes 6000 kg laddoo September 18, 2012

    The humongous laddoo is all set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. ...
  • Oldest marathoner Fauja Singh hangs up his boots April 23, 2012

    The Guiness Book of World Records has refused to list the 101yearold as the oldest marathon runner as he does not have a birth certificate to prove his age. ...
  • Suryanamaskar: MP govt eyes Guinness record January 13, 2012

    Amidst fatwas and criticism from minority groups, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan performed surya namaskar along with lakhs of students on Thursday to mark Swami Vivekanand's birth anniversary. It was an attempt by the state govt to set a world record. ...
  • Baby horse sets to break world record April 26, 2010

    A baby horse in UK's Hampshire set to break records by its tiny stature. The tiny horse born on Friday is named Einstein. At six pounds and 14 inches, Einstein is smaller than the current title holder of World's smallest horse Thumbellina, who holds the current Guinness world record. Breeders say...
  • Paa may set a new Guinness world record December 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Actors Vidya Balan and Rani Mukherji will share screen space and Shekar Kapur and Hrithik Roshan team up for the director's next Hindi movie his first since 1994's Bandit Queen. Also, take a look at Paa's unique record. ...
  • Malaysian Kung Fu expert pierces coconuts with fingers June 22, 2009

    New Delhi: This could be straight out of a Kung Fu movie. A Malaysian Kung Fu expert pierces four coconuts with his finger in just over 30 seconds. Ho Eng Hui pierced four coconuts with his right index finger in just over 30 seconds, breaking his own personnel record. The...
  • Watch: Meghalaya guitarists in action October 28, 2007

    Watch 1,730 guitarist as they play the unforgettable Bob Dylan classic Knocking on Heaven's Door. ...
  • Watch: NE guitarists play on to create world record October 27, 2007

    Here's a record to remember and really boast about. ...
  • IAF pilots set new world record in microlight flight August 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Around the world in 80 days years after Jules Verne told the adventure of an ambitious Frenchman, the pilots have lived that fantasy. Indian Air Force's wing commander Rahul Monga and Wing Commander Anil Kumar are back in India after flying around the world in their microlight...