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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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Bangladeshi computer wiz kid eyes Guinness records


April 30th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) A six-year-old boy from Bangladesh who began typing as a three year-old and knew how to programme and download games at the age of four, is ... Read more...

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Giant 3D mural drawn in Dubai hotel


April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 28 (IANS/WAM) A giant flat 3D painting, drawn over an area of 1,700 metre square on the terrace of the eighth floor of a 41-storey hotel in Dubai, ... Read more...

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370-kg Briton is possibly world’s heaviest man


February 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A 42-year-old Briton who eats hot dogs and ham for breakfast, chocolate bars for lunch, and sausages and chips for dinner weighs an astounding 370 kg ... Read more...

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World’s largest nativity scene set up in Mexico City


December 9th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexico City authorities have set up the Guinness-certified largest nativity scene in the world as part of their Christmas festivities.The nativity scene, which cost $2 ... 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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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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Gujarat sets 6 Guinness records in golden jubilee year


June 14th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 14 (IANS) Gujarat has made it to the Guinness World Records with as many as six entries during the state's year-long golden jubilee celebrations, according to government ... Read more...

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UAE sets two Guinness records


November 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) A sword-throwing expert and a traditional dance troupe have powered the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to two new spots in the Guinness World Records.In a sword-throwing competition held ... Read more...

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Assamese craftsman carves out bamboo made cutlery


August 26th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddTinsukia (Assam), Aug.26 (ANI): Believe it or not, a craftsman in Assam's Tinsukia District has carved out eco-friendly cutlery in different shape, sizes and designs with bamboo.It includes knives, ... Read more...

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Students attempt to achieve world records in Pondicherry


August 9th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarPondicherry, Aug 9 (ANI): Students of the Achariya World Class Education Institution tried to create a number of records on Sunday, including the longest drawing by an individual, the largest painting ... Read more...

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Non-stop, 32-hour yoga sets Guinness record


August 4th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 4 (IANS) A Canadian yoga teacher Tuesday claimed to have created a Guinness record by performing yoga non-stop for 32 hours.The current Guinness Record of marathon yoga is ... Read more...

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Manhattan Eatery Sells $69 Hot Dog, Sets New Record


July 28th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Restaurant Serendipity 3 - a Manhattan eatery is known for some special and really expensive cuisines. It had the record of selling the costliest ice-cream ... Read more...

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Tarak Mehta to go in Guinness Records?


July 24th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Besides catering to different genres in comedy, SAB TV is unique for many reasons. It is the only channel of its kind to air just comedy shows. On the occasion of Tarak ... Read more...

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‘World’s longest’ greeting card on display in Agra (With Images)


July 21st, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 21 (IANS) A woman has put on display at a college here what she claims is the "world's longest" greeting card. It is meant for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati. "The ... Read more...

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Paswan loses traditional Hajipur seat (Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 16 (IANS) A disappointed Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan, who lost in his traditional constituency of Hajipur, said Saturday that had people in the constituency voted for ... Read more...

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Debutant actor plays seasoned campaigner for Papa Paswan


April 20th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hajipur (Bihar), April 20 (IANS) His long hair and designer clothes have made him the cynosure of many eyes, he's been described as "ideal hero material" by industry insiders and his ... Read more...

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New York man holds 100 Guinness records


April 16th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (DPA) A New York businessman achieved the record of all records, becoming the first person to simultaneously hold 100 Guinness World Records. Guinness World Records confirmed Wednesday evening that ... Read more...

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Ashrita Furman now world’s first person to hold 100 Guinness Records simultaneously


April 15th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 15 (ANI): Ashrita Furman has become the first person to hold 100 Guinness Book of World Records simultaneously, after he recited and translated a poem into 111 languages.The resident ... Read more...

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Tamil Canadian watches TV for 72 hours, sets Guinness record (Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka-born, Toronto-based Suresh Joachim, who already has 53 Guinness records to his credit, set another Sunday by watching television non-stop for 72 hours in Stockholm. In the ... Read more...

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Tamil Canadian sets Guinness record by watching TV for 72 hours


February 9th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka-born, Toronto-based Joachim, who already has 53 Guinness records to his credit, added yet another Sunday by watching television non-stop for 72 hours in Stockholm. In the process, ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson - a musical life mired in controversy


August 30th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Michael Jackson, the self proclaimed "King Of Pop", turned 50 and almost no one seemed to care. Fans don't know if the day should be celebrated or if they should pity the ... Read more...

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Toronto’s Bollywood mega show dances into Guinness records


July 29th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 29 (IANS) The organizers of the annual South Asian Masala! Mehndi! Masti! show here claim to have established a Guinness record by conducting the world's biggest-ever dance class, ... Read more...

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Guinness records holder to make Tamil film in 12 days


May 2nd, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 2 (IANS) With 53 Guinness world records already under his belt, Toronto-based Suresh Joachim has now set his sights on Bollywood. Next month, he will land in India ... Read more...

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Indore plays host to world record mammoth tea party


February 25th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Indore, Feb 25 (ANI): In an attempt to break the existing world record, Indore hosted one of its largest tea parties on Sunday.Almost 40,000 people participated in the event that was organised ... Read more...

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