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Hockey India to pursue Leslie’s quest for lost gold medals


July 24th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Legendary Olympian Leslie Claudius can heave a sigh of relief as Hockey India (HI) will be pursuing his request to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ... Read more...

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Nepali runner wins world’s highest marathon race


May 29th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmanu, May 29 (IANS) Nepali runner Phurbu Tamang regained the title in the world's highest "Qomolangma Marathon" race Tuesday at the foothills of Mount Qomolangma -- the Tibetan name for ... Read more...

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Rabindra dance marathon lands her in Guinness book


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) A woman from Assam claims to have made it to the Guinness Book of World Records along with her troupe for the "longest Rabindra dance marathon" ... Read more...

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Kanpur boy who never missed a class in 14 years


April 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, April 8 (IANS) In a country where bunking classes is common, a 17-year-old Muslim boy stands out in stark contrast. He has not missed a single class in 14 ... Read more...

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A concert with 1,110 veenas!


March 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) It was a symphony with 1,100 veenas that left music aficionados here spellbound.Held to foster India's ancient heritage of classical music, a concert organised by the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Meet the planet’s most powerful biters


March 19th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) A 17 ft Australian saltwater crocodile exerts the most powerful bite on earth, recorded at 3,700 pounds, beating a wild American alligator with a 2,980-pound ... Read more...

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Woman has third consecutive leap year baby


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Three American siblings have equalled a world record set in the 1960s by each being born on three consecutive leap year days, The Independent reported.David and ... Read more...

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Assam constable runs 156 km barefoot


January 31st, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 31 (IANS) A constable from Assam Police ran an incredible 156.2 km barefoot in just 24 hours, and is set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.Abhijit ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s ‘most expensive’ tea is flavored with panda poo


January 10th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Panda is obviously sacred to the Chinese people but to one businessman, there is a whole lot reason why the animal is special. A 41-year-old professor grows ... Read more...

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World’s oldest dog Pusuke dies at the age of 26 years


December 8th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s oldest dog Pusuke has died at the age of 26. The fluffy, tan Shiba mix recently got sick and the owners say the animal stopped ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s oldest dog dies ahead of 27 birthday


December 8th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) The world's oldest dog died aged 26 years and nine months in Japan earlier this week at his owner's home.Pusuke, a male crossbreed, passed away peacefully ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Michelle Obama to help break Guinness record for ‘jumping jacks’


October 7th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US First Lady Michelle Obama is seeking to get her name in the Guinness Book of World Records when she joins about 20,000 participants to become the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Born to sing: Lata turns 82 (Sep 28 is Lata Mangeshkar’s birthday)


September 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) One of the gems of the Hindi film industry, Lata Mangeshkar turns 82 Wednesday and even after spreading the magic of her voice for seven ... Read more...

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Danish woman survives 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) fall


July 31st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by BNO News
COPENHAGEN (BNO NEWS) -- A Danish woman has reportedly survived a fall of around 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) after her parachutes failed to open, local media reported on Sunday.The Ekstra Bladet newspaper ... Read more...

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UAE-based Indian doctor publishes book on legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar


April 24th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 24 (ANI): UAE-based Indian-origin doctor Mandar Bichu has published a book on legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, encompassing her six-decade-long enigmatic career."Lata, Voice of the Golden Era, is the first ... Read more...

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World’s oldest man dies aged 114


April 15th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) The world's oldest man has died of an undisclosed illness at the age of 114 at his home in Montana, US.Walter Breuning was awarded the title ... Read more...

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World’s oldest man dies in America at 114


April 15th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles Apr.15 (ANI): Walter Breuning, the world's oldest man has died at the age of 114, in a Montana Hospital.A spokeswoman for the Rainbow retirement home where he lived, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexican sets new world record for fastest barefoot water skiing


March 9th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 09 (ANI): A Mexican businessman has set a new world record for the fastest barefoot water skiing.Fernando Reina Iglesias was towed by a helicopter in Acapulco and reached 153mph on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sex.com Named by Guinness as World’s Most Expensive Domain Name


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the 'Guinness Book of World Records', Sex.com has become the “most expensive internet address domain name” in the world. The domain name sold at an auction ... Read more...

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Meet the world’s ‘loudest’ cat whose purr is as noisy as a Boeing 737!


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A feline's purr is usually a soothing, content sound - but not in the case of Smokey - the cat whose purr sounds as noisy as a Boeing ... Read more...

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Kerala’s Attukala Pongala festival sees 3.5 mn women


February 19th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) Over 3.5 million women, dressed in brand new clothes and carrying cooking implements, Saturday assembled at this Kerala capital to prepare the offering as part of the famed ... Read more...

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Famous goldsmith creates millimeter-sized cricket ground replica in Rajasthan


February 13th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Udaipur, Feb 13(ANI): Iqbal Sakka, a famous goldsmith in Rajasthan, has created a miniature replica of cricket ground made out of 200 milligrams of gold in dedication to the Indian team for ... Read more...

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Stefaan Engels 365 Runs Marathons in 365 Days


February 12th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stefaan Engels ran a total of nine thousand, five hundred, and sixty nine miles in three hundred and sixty five days, running a marathon every day, for an ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Amazon Eve, World’s Tallest Model Towers Over Playboy Bunnies


February 8th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At a fundraiser which was held at the Playboy Mansion last week, there was one model who rose above the others...in a literal sense.The World's Tallest Model, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stefaan Engels Sets New Marathon Record


February 6th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Belgian runner named Stefaan Engels has made a new world records by finishing 365 marathon races within 365 days. Needless to say, he has been ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fan makes smallest replica of World Cup


February 6th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 6 (IANS) A cricket fan, who is a goldsmith in Madhya Pradesh, has made the smallest replica of World Cup Cricket-2011 that is 60 times smaller than the original one ... Read more...

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Vishal-Shekhar to perform live for mobiles, internet


February 5th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) For the first time ever, a live audio concert will be accessible on mobile phones and the internet. Music composer duo Vishal-Shekhar is excited to be the pioneer ... Read more...

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3,100 couples wed in Maharashtra mass marriage


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 2 (IANS) Over 3,100 couples, including a legislator and an actress, exchanged wedding vows Wednesday at a mass marriage ceremony conducted at Maharashtra's Amravati district in the presence of several ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Canned in one shot, ‘Six Hours With Terrorists’ set to release


February 1st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Claiming to have broken all previous records, a one-camera, one-shot film of over two hours and shot by a budding director, "Six Hours With Terrorists" is all set ... Read more...

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US boy sets world record with perfect score on Dance Dance Revolution


February 1st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A boy in the US has entered the Guinness World Records 2011 Gamer's Edition after becoming the youngest person to reach a perfect score on Dance Dance Revolution ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangladesh begins trial of rebel troopers


January 6th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's biggest trial to date has begun with a court admitting cases against over 800 rebel troopers of the country's border guard who had killed 74 people in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Birds sighted at Orissa sanctuary drop to only 45,610


December 27th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 27 (IANS) Only 45,610 residential and migratory birds were spotted in Orissa's Bhitarkanika National Park this year, a sharp drop from the last two years, an official said Monday.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Aurangabad artist writes holy book on rice grains


December 25th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad, Dec.25 (ANI): Gajendra Wadonkar, a unique artist from Aurangabad, has written chapters of a holy book on rice grains and is aiming to register him in the Guinness book of World ... Read more...

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Global Kuchipudi convention gets dancers, experts together


December 24th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (IANS) The second international Kuchipudi dance convention began here Friday, bringing together five generations of dancers and over 4,000 delegates from 16 countries.Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran ... Read more...

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A 71-kg silver ring sets Guinness record


December 24th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Dec 24 (IANS) A massive silver ring, which was crafted by 10 workers over 70 days in this Pakistani city and weighs 71.68 kg, has set a Guinness world record.Mohammad Amin ... Read more...

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