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World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 117

Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living person died on Wedneday, nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday. Okawa, died of natural......

This Indian cow holds a Guinness record

A cow in India holds the Guinness record for being the shortest in the world. The six-year-old cow, known as Manikyam, was reared by an Indian farmer and environmentalist called NV Balakrishnan in......

Indian sets Guinness yoga record in Hong Kong

A 29-year-old Indian yoga teacher in Hong Kong on Sunday set a Guinness World Record for performing yoga continuously for 40 hours non-stop, demonstrating more than 1,500 'asanas'. Yogaraj C P, a......

When the world's tallest man met the shortest man

  The long and short of this meeting was to mark Guinness World Records Day. The world’s tallest and shortest men shook hands for the first time on Thursday. Sultan Kösen, 31, an......

Jumping cats, long tongues, golf clubs: 12 jaw-dropping Guinness records

Some people are remembered for their great achievements. But, there are some like these who enter record books for the sheer oddity. On the occasion of 60th-anniversary edition of the Guinness......

Xiaomi sells 2.11 million phones in 12 hours, sets Guinness record

China's smartphone giant Xiaomi on Thursday said it has set a new Guinness World Record for mobile phone sales by selling 2.11 million handsets in a 12-hour flash sale held to celebrate its......

Billionaire sets world record with $201-million life insurance

A ‘well-known’ US billionaire has set a Guinness World Record after buying the most valuable life insurance policy, worth a whopping $201 million, more than double the previous mark.......

World's smallest roadworthy car zooms to Guinness record

The world's smallest car -- just 25 inches high and 4 feet long -- which can be safely driven on the road has entered the Guinness World Records. Custom car maker Austin Coulson in the US set the......

Wacky, hand-made cars in Hyderabad museum

His passion for turning metal scrap into objects has won him a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records. Kanyaboina Sudhakar, the owner of Sudha Cars Museum in Hyderabad, the first and only......

World's largest swimming pool

Acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest swimming pool, the lagoon measures 1,013 metres (3,323 ft)) in length, covers an area of eight hectares (20 acres),......

Meet Kannada cinema's actress of substance

Kannada actress Bhavana is the recipient of two State awards and her name figures in the Guinness Book of Records for being involved in a Kannada film that had only her in the cast. She is......

Terence Lewis dances his way into Guinness Records

Choreographer Terence Lewis has broken a Guinness World Record. He choreographed 1,336 people to a Bollywood song in an hour at Mumbai's St Teresa High School, his alma mater, for the Colors'......

Singing upside down, and breaking Guinness record

  Colors TV's new show Guinness World Records -- Ab India Todega, which will be hosted by Preity Zinta, will see quite a few feats being performed. The first episode, which will......

Munni... enters Guinness world record

Munni Badnaam Hui, the smash hit item number from Salman Khan-starrer Dabangg, has created history by entering the Guinness Book of World Records in Melbourne, Australia. Over 1,200 people danced......

Why Preity signed up for Guinness World Records

Preity Zinta will make her foray into television with Guinness World Records -- Ab India Todega, premiering on March 18 on Colors TV. The actress will host the show along with actor Shabbir......

Largest cricket bat bids for Guinness world record

The world's largest bat, at the ICC headquarters. Photograph: ICC on Twitter With the cricket World Cup round the corner, a bat as tall as a 10-storey building, unveiled in Dubai to promote and......

Belgaum schoolboy makes Guinness records list for rollerskating

A 12-year-old Indian rollerskating fanatic was among the record-breakers who made it into the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records, released on Monday. Rohan Kokane, from Belgaum, won......

Golfer's record-breaking swing: 146 yards with 14ft club!

A golfer in Texas blasted a ball 146 yards with the extra long club, smashing the Guinness world record. Michael Furrh smashed the previous Guinness World Record for longest usable golf club by......

100-year-old marathoner Fauja, PETA's new poster boy

Just days after registering his name in the Guinness World Record as the oldest person to complete a marathon, 100-year-old Fauja Singh has now become the oldest man to star in a PETA ad campaign.......

Late Aus cricketer Hughes's bat, jerseys head to Mount Everest

Phillip Hughes of Australia. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Chhurim Sherpa began her journey for a third ascent to Mount Everest on Sunday but this time some odd items were also part of her......
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Record-breaking World Premiere of Freightliner Inspiration Truck on Hoover Dam

/PRNewswire/ --Almost 80 years after its official opening, the famous Hoover Dam was the setting for the World Premiere of the Freightliner... ...

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Greenpeace India could close within a month due to government crackdown

How India drifted towards Eurasia 80 million years ago Calcutta News.Net - Tuesday 5th May, 2015 For years, scientists have struggled to... ...

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Shabbir Ali tells CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to get new mandate for rebels

Hyderabad: Congress leaders in Telangana Legislative Council Shabbir Ali and Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy on Tuesday demanded Chief Minister K.... ...

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Corporation gets ready for Guinness record

COIMBATORE: The civic body has been planning to attempt a Guinness record for the largest group of people collecting litter. The current record is... ...

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U.S. Oil Prices Rise Above $60 a Barrel

By Nicole Friedman U.S. oil prices surged above $60 a barrel Tuesday for the first time since December as geopolitical events rattled the market.... ...

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