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Whitney Houston lands posthumous Guinness record


September 7th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Late singer Whitney Houston has entered the Guinness World Records after 12 of her tracks became chart toppers following her death in February.Houston's fans flocked ... Read more...

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Giant Persian rug sets Guinness record


August 26th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A gigantic Persian carpet woven in the Iranian city of Nishapur has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's largest handmade rug.Iran's Press ... Read more...

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70 cms tall actor aims at second Guinness entry


August 24th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) What if he is just 70 cms tall? Southern film actor Ajayan, who made it to the Guinness World Records in 2008, now aims at another ... Read more...

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Diver keeps Mexico City’s sewage flowing


August 24th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Julio Cesar Cu Camara has turned his diving hobby into an extreme job, keeping Mexico City's vast sewerage system flowing for 29 years."I'm the only ... Read more...

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Man attempts Guinness record with 300 kg shoes on


August 10th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A Chinese man has tried to walk with a pair of iron shoes that weighed 300 kg in his attempt to break his previous Guinness record.Wukong ... Read more...

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Students paint nuclear holocaust


July 29th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 29 (IANS) Students from nine districts of Uttar Pradesh have painted the horrors of wars at an event organised by the Mangalayatan University here as part of a ... Read more...

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Child piano playing prodigy sets new Guinness record


July 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ethan Bortnick, an 11 year old piano player has set a new Guinness record for being the youngest musician to headline his tour at the age ... Read more...

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In paying tribute to Hazarika, guitarists create record


June 4th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 4 (IANS) A total of 5,406 guitarists have simultaneously played and paid a tribute to Assam's most celebrated musical icon Late Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, popularly known as Bhupen-da, ... Read more...

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Dubai’s Princess Tower enters Guinness Records


May 21st, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 21 (IANS/WAM) The 107-storey-tall Princess Tower in Dubai has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's tallest residential building.Measuring 414 metres from base to tip, the ... Read more...

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US woman aviation pioneer dies


May 12th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Pilot Evelyn Bryan Johnson, known as "Mama Bird", died in Morristown, Tennessee, a media report said Friday. She was 102.Johnson, who started flying in 1944, held ... Read more...

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Australian to graduate at 97!


May 4th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) A 97-year-old Australian is set to create another world record by becoming the world's oldest university graduate.Allan Stewart, from Tea Gardens on the New South Wales ... Read more...

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Neha Dhupia prefers clean-shaven men


April 19th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia says clean-shaven men are more attractive and caring than those who don't shave."I believe that clean-shaven men are not only attractive, but ... Read more...

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Indian conquers the Andes in Latin America (With Image)


March 27th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 27 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

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Terence Lewis dances his way to Guinness record again


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) It was a crowd of almost 4,500 people, who gathered here, danced together to the tunes of Salman Khan's song "Dhinka chika" and broke the ... Read more...

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Australian chef creates world record for tallest pancake stack


February 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Melbourne, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian chef has broken the record for the world record for the highest pancake stack. Guinness Record officials looked on as Andy Wrobel from Melbourne ... Read more...

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Andy Wrobel creates World Record for the tallest stack of pancakes


February 21st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian chef Andy Wrobel has been entered into the Guinness Record Books after he managed to stack pancakes 76cm high. With that feat, Andy’s name will ... Read more...

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Mexico sets world record for highest suspension bridge


January 7th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has set a new Guinness record for the world's highest suspension bridge.President Felipe Calderon Thursday received the honour bestowed on the Baluarte Bicentennial Bridge, ... Read more...

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Mexico breaks record for most telescopes pointed at moon


December 5th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Puebla (Mexico), Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) Mexican hobbyists and astronomers broke their own Guinness record by using a total of 2,753 telescopes all around the country to simultaneously observe the moon, ... Read more...

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Man decorates car with 33,000 UAE coins


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 2 (IANS) A Dubai resident hopes to set a new Guinness record by decorating his car with 33,000 UAE coins as a tribute to the country on its ... Read more...

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Toshiba Elevator sets up unit in Middle East


November 29th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 29 (IANS) Toshiba Elevator, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corporation, Tuesday said it has set up a new firm aimed to expand its operation in the Middle ... Read more...

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Cuban man sets fifth Guinness record


November 21st, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 21 (IANS) A Cuban man has set a new Guinness record, his fifth overall, by rolling an 81.8-metre-long cigar, the longest in the planet, Prensa Latina news agency ... Read more...

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Russian circus man sets new Guinness record


November 1st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian animal tamer has set a new Guinness record, standing on two horses running side by side while his two women assistants stood one ... Read more...

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25,300 jobs in a day! Mumbai creates Guinness record


October 13th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) City-based NGO Swabhiman Sanghatana Thursday said it has created a new Guinness World Record by giving jobs to 25,300 unemployed youths, including physically challenged. The appointment letters ... Read more...

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Toshiba bags elevator contract for Mumbai housing project


October 8th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Toshiba Elevator, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corporation, has won the elevator contract in One Avighna Park, a $411 million residential-cum-commercial project in Mumbai.This ... Read more...

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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...

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Vijayan targets Guinness record with multi-lingual album


September 11th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) Business honcho East Coast Vijayan, a household name in the Middle East and to all music lovers, is seeking to enter the Guinness World Records by ... Read more...

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Mexico sets record for largest folk dance performance


September 5th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) A total of 457 Mexicans have set a Guinness record for the largest folk dance performance in the world in the western Mexican city of ... Read more...

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Dubai sets world record by making largest doner kebab


August 28th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 28 (IANS/WAM) A restaurant in Dubai has set a new Guinness record by preparing the world's largest doner kebab at 468 kg.Doner kebab (which means "rotating roast") is ... Read more...

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Ukrainian man to spend 35 days in cage with lion


August 4th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian owner of a small private zoo will spend 35 days in a cage with a pregnant lioness in a bid to set a ... Read more...

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Indian firm eyes Guiness with world’s largest apron


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 22 (IANS) The way to kitchens in foreign countries is through the Guiness Book of World Records is what the Murugappa group company Ambadi Enterprises Ltd believes.With an ... Read more...

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Mexican nature park sets Guinness record


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), June 3 (IANS/EFE) The Guinness World Records organisation has recognized Mexico's Xcaret Eco Theme Park for a reproduction programme that the largest number of Macaw births in captivity ... Read more...

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Cat wins Guinness record for loudest purr


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A British cat with a purr likened to that of a vacuum cleaner has been recognized by the Guinness World Records in its "Loudest purr by ... Read more...

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114-year-old Brazilian enters Guinness record


May 19th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Guinness World Records (GWR) Wednesday confirmed that Brazilian Maria Gomes Valentim, aged 114 years and 313 days, has received the title of the ... Read more...

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Emirates Palace christmas tree sets world record


May 12th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS/WAM) A christmas tree at the Emirates Palace HOtel in Abu Dhabi has set a new Guinness Record as the world's most expensively dressed tree.The tree ... Read more...

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Cuban rolls 80 m long cigar


May 4th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, May 4 (IANS) A Cuban cigar roller has set a new Guinness record by completing a massive cigar measuring over 80 meters in length.The huge cigar is on display ... Read more...

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