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TiE-Aspire announces Young Achiever awards


September 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), a global body of entrepreneurs, and Aspire, a human capital management firm, Friday announced the fourth ... Read more...

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Thailand Breaks World Record for Largest Mass Massage


August 31st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thailand has just broken the world record for the largest mass massages. The country now has a Guinness world record to prove that it is the real ... Read more...

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Slovenian accordionist sets new world record


August 28th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Ljubljana (Slovenia), Aug 28 (IANS) Slovenian accordionist Zoran Zorko has set a new Guinness world record with a marathon accordion performances that lasted 35 hours and 32 minutes, Xinhua reported.Zorko's ... Read more...

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Indian roller skater breaks world record


July 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) An 11-year-old Indian boy broke a world record by flattening himself enough to skim under poles just 6.75 inches from the ground, Daily Mail reported Friday.At ... Read more...

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Human dominoes smash Guinness World Record


July 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than 1,000 volunteers in China have set the record for the world’s biggest human dominoes. Most of the volunteers described themselves as lovers of dominoes. In ... Read more...

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Chinese tightrope walker survives high wire fall


July 9th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hunan, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chinese stuntman Aisikaier Wubulikasimu ought to thank his lucky stars that he survived after a high wire fall, above a gorge.Aisikaier Wubulikasimu was walking 650 feet above ... Read more...

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Japanese lady, 73, awarded for scaling Mt. Everest


May 26th, 2012 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) A 73-year-old Japanese lady who climbed Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, this past week has been awarded by the Guinness World Records.On Friday, Asian ... Read more...

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Suchitra Sen, Leslie Claudius conferred ‘Banga Vibhusan’ award


May 20th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, hockey player Leslie Claudius and painter Jogen Choudhury were among the 13 luminaries from various fields who were awarded the ... Read more...

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Indians rewriting Everest story


May 19th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) India has begun rewriting mountaineering history.Four bravehearts from Maharashtra became the first Indians to summit Mt Everest this climbing season while another 80 Indian climbers are ... Read more...

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Three Britons travel round the world in taxi!


May 12th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Three Britons in their 20s have undertaken a record-breaking trip around the world in a cab, travelling over 43,000 miles (over 69,000 km) and putting 80,000 ... Read more...

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World’s shortest woman joins Raj Thackeray’s party


May 9th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, May 9 (IANS) The world's shortest woman Jyoti Amge, standing at 62.8 cm, has joined Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and hopes to pursue a full-fledged career ... Read more...

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New Zealand mayor sets longest interview record


April 30th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A mayor in New Zealand has set a new Guinness World Record for the longest non-stop televised interview.Tim Shadbolt, mayor of the southern town of ... Read more...

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We taught the world how to play hockey: Leslie Claudius (Interview)


April 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Indian hockey legend Leslie Claudius is overwhelmed at being only one of three Indians - after fellow greats Dhyan Chand and Roop Singh - among ... Read more...

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Adele, Cowell paint portraits for Queen


April 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Singer Adele and music mogul Simon Cowell have unveiled self-portraits for a special art project marking Queen Elizabeth II's upcoming Diamond Jubilee.Actor Richard E. Grant, singers ... Read more...

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World’s quietest room absorbs all sound


April 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The Anechoic Chamber in the US is the world's quietest room where sound doesn't bounce off the walls the way it does in a regular room.The ... Read more...

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US couple becomes world’s oldest bride and groom


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) A couple have become the oldest ever bride and groom - with a combined age of 193, The Sun newspaper reported Friday.Lillian Hartley, 95, and 98-year-old ... 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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(VM) Toshiba to expand elevator business in India


February 19th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Toshiba Elevators, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corporation, plans to aggressively expand its business in India, from where it hopes to generate eight percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Whitney Houston: Another star falls (Roundup)


February 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Highly acclaimed but troubled singer Whitney Houston was found dead in a Beverly Hills hotel room, sending shockwaves among her legions of fans and ... Read more...

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Pop star Whitney Houston dies at 48 (Second Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) One of the world's best-selling and highly awarded music artists, Whitney Houston was found dead in a California hotel. She was 48.She was found ... Read more...

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Lokmat’s record news spread of a world record (With Image)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) In what is claimed to be an unprecedented innovation by a broadsheet, an English daily recently produced a full-colour picture and story spread over 16 columns ... Read more...

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American chalk artist to showcase work at Mumbai fest (With Images)


February 7th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) American chalk artist Tracy Lee Stum will present her 3D street art at the ongoing Kala Ghoda Arts Festival here, an official from the American Center ... Read more...

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Lakhs of students participate in Surya Namaskar in Madhya Pradesh


January 12th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) Amid a fatwa from Muslim clerics and objections from the Christian community, the Madhya Pradesh government Thursday held its proposed Surya Namaskar yogic exercise in government ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh eyes world record with mass yoga


January 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 11 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lead 50 lakh school students and employees in a yoga exercise Thursday in an attempt to set a ... Read more...

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Beatboxing to make professional musical debut in India


January 5th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Beatboxing, a hip-hop musical genre of rhythms and sounds created by the human voice, will soon make its professional debut in India's mainstream music circuit ... Read more...

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World’s tiniest premature babies doing well


December 12th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) In 1989, Madeline Mann became the world's tiniest surviving baby after birth at the Loyola University Medical Centre (LUMC). She weighed 280 grams, just about the ... 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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Taj city homeopath claims world record


September 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 6 (IANS) In terms of numbers, this doctor has single-handedly done what many hospitals will be proud of. Parthsarthy Sharma, a 40-year-old homoeopathic doctor here, claims to have ... Read more...

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Belgian bartenders create world record for cocktail


August 15th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A team of bartenders from a Belgian resort city has set a new Guinness world record after it concocted the world's largest mojito.Traditionally, a Mojito ... Read more...

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Briton builds world’s longest motobike


July 28th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A Briton is all set for a new Guinness world record for the longest motorbike -- 22 metres long and with 25 seats.Colin Furze, 31, spent ... Read more...

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World record holding plastic surgery star now votes for ‘natural look’


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 23 (ANI): Singer Cindy Jackson, who made it to the Guinness World record book for having had more cosmetic surgery procedures than anyone else in the world, is aiming ... Read more...

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Ronan Keating to swim Irish sea


March 25th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Irish pop star Ronan Keating is set to make a splash for a good cause by swimming the Irish sea to raise money for cancer charities.The ... Read more...

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US sumo wrestler becomes heaviest person in history to finish marathon!


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 22 (ANI): A sumo wrestler from the U.S. has broken the Guinness World Record for Heaviest Person to Complete a Marathon.Kelly Gneiting, who calls himself the 'Fat Man', completed all ... Read more...

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Terence Lewis creates Guinness World Record (With Images)


March 21st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Indian choreographer Terence Lewis broke a Guinness World Record by making 1,336 people dance in unison. The feat was accomplished through Colors' reality show "Guinness ... Read more...

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British woman fails driving test 90 times


March 17th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) A young British woman has failed her driving theory exam an astonishing 90 times, spending about 3,000 pounds before she even sits for the practical test, ... Read more...

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