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The NIF fellowships are awarded for a period of one year with an annual stipend of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>18 lakh to each recipient; and include editorial and publishing support for each project. The fellowship enables scholars and writers to write and publish works of non-fiction.(HT file)

NIF fellowships to 11 scholars, writers

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 02:38 PM IST
The New India Foundation (NIF) will award fellowships to 11 scholars and writers this year for a set of non-fiction book proposals chronicling post-Independence India, it was announced Thursday.
Guinness Book's ‘master of monster vegetables’ grows world’s heaviest turnip(Twitter/GWR)
Guinness Book's ‘master of monster vegetables’ grows world’s heaviest turnip(Twitter/GWR)

Guinness Book's ‘master of monster vegetables’ grows world’s heaviest turnip

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 11:27 AM IST
  • Guinness World Records highlights Canada man as ‘the master of monster vegetables’ for working in his garden in the past year to grow ‘three colossal, record-breaking turnips - all of which have broken the record for the world’s heaviest turnip’
The 2018 All India Tiger estimation had found 2967 tigers in the country, compared to 2,226 in 2014.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
The 2018 All India Tiger estimation had found 2967 tigers in the country, compared to 2,226 in 2014.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

India’s tiger census creates Guinness record

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 12:01 AM IST
A Union environment ministry statement on Saturday called India’s tiger conservation efforts a “gold standard” for the world.
Organic farmer Gopal Dutt Upreti with his seven feet tall coriander plant in Uttarakhand’s Almora district.(Gopal Dutt Upreti)
Organic farmer Gopal Dutt Upreti with his seven feet tall coriander plant in Uttarakhand’s Almora district.(Gopal Dutt Upreti)

Uttarakhand farmer bags Guinness record for growing world’s tallest coriander plant

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 02:20 PM IST
Gopal Dutt Upreti said after he succeeded in growing over seven feet coriander plant, he had applied for the recognition in the Guinness Book of World Records in April.
Agricultural officer K G Sunil said necessary documentation was completed on Monday and it would be sent to the Guinness authorities.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
Agricultural officer K G Sunil said necessary documentation was completed on Monday and it would be sent to the Guinness authorities.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)

Wayanad’s giant jackfruit eyeing entry into Guinness book

Wayanad | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2020 05:24 PM IST
The 52-kg ripe fruit attracted the attention of residents who plucked it carefully and informed the panchayat officials.
Allaudin, a student of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University (CSJMU), Kanpur(HT)
Allaudin, a student of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University (CSJMU), Kanpur(HT)

Allaudin of Kanpur’s CSJMU reads continuously for 27 hours, breaks Guinness World Record

Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By HT Correspondent, Kanpur
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 09:51 AM IST
The executive officers of the Guinness Book told him that he could break the earlier record of reading if he could read continuously for 24 hours and five minutes. But he said he would continuously read for 27
Back in the day, the minimum exposure time needed to create a photograph was approximately eight hours.(Unsplash)
Back in the day, the minimum exposure time needed to create a photograph was approximately eight hours.(Unsplash)

World Photography Day 2019: Most interesting facts, first ever photo and more

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 02:12 PM IST
From taking over eight hours for an image to process to instant photos, thanks to mobiles, photography has come a long way! Here are some of the most interesting facts about it:
The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has decided to run a fleet of 500 saffron-coloured buses, emblazoned with the Kumbh logo, along the Nawabganj-Soraon route, on a stretch of 3.2 km.(File Photo)
The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has decided to run a fleet of 500 saffron-coloured buses, emblazoned with the Kumbh logo, along the Nawabganj-Soraon route, on a stretch of 3.2 km.(File Photo)

UPSRTC set to enter Guinness Records

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Rajesh Srivastava, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2019 12:00 PM IST
The country’s longest bus-parade scheduled in Prayagraj on February 28 is set to make its way into the Guinness Records, breaking the past record of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Hugh Jackman and Sir Patrick Stewart with their awards.
Hugh Jackman and Sir Patrick Stewart with their awards.

Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart enter Guinness Book of Records for longest careers as Marvel superheroes

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 02:44 PM IST
Hugh Jackman was surprised at an interview with a Guinness World Record in his name. He has had the longest career as a Marvel superhero.
(HT File photo)
(HT File photo)

Forest minister says no bungling in tree plantation on Narmada bank

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2019 10:51 PM IST
When in Opposition Congress had alleged a huge corruption in plantation of saplings along banks of Narmada river carried out in July 2017 but on Monday the Congress government’s forest minister Umang Singhar denied any bungling in the same
Satyarup Siddhanta is the only Indian to scale “Seven Summits and Seven Volcanic Summits”.(Satyarup Siddhanta/Twitter)
Satyarup Siddhanta is the only Indian to scale “Seven Summits and Seven Volcanic Summits”.(Satyarup Siddhanta/Twitter)

Indian techie Satyarup Siddhanta, 35, is world’s youngest to climb tallest peaks, volcanoes

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 07:39 AM IST
Satyarup Siddhanta is the only Indian to scale “Seven Summits and Seven Volcanic Summits”.
The event was attended by students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tingarenagar. At least 1,700 people including adolescent girls, boys, men and women were present under one roof.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/ HT PHOTO)
The event was attended by students of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tingarenagar. At least 1,700 people including adolescent girls, boys, men and women were present under one roof.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/ HT PHOTO)

World record attempt in Pune through awareness drive on menstrual health and hygiene

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 03:39 PM IST
While addressing the students, Dr Rajeshwari Pawar, consultant, gynaecologist and obstetrician from Motherhood Hospitals, Kharadi, said it is important to talk on issues like menstrual hygiene and myths surrounding it. 
(From left) Raju Dabhade, the roll ball inventor and Vineet Kuber Chetan Bhandwalkar of the Roll Ball federation of India, during a press conference at Hotel Deccan Rendeuz at Apte road on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
(From left) Raju Dabhade, the roll ball inventor and Vineet Kuber Chetan Bhandwalkar of the Roll Ball federation of India, during a press conference at Hotel Deccan Rendeuz at Apte road on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)

Pune-invented game Roll Ball’s 24-hour, non-stop match sets Guinness World Record

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 11:13 PM IST
The event took place in Belgavi, Karnataka, on May 18-19. The match started at 5pm and was played for the next 24 hours. A total of 309 players from all over India took part and kept the game alive by substituting at regular intervals.
Don Gorske made news in October when Guinness Book of World Records representatives recorded him eating his 29,482 nd Big Mac.(AP File Photo)
Don Gorske made news in October when Guinness Book of World Records representatives recorded him eating his 29,482 nd Big Mac.(AP File Photo)

Video: Man ate his 30,000th burger, says his cholesterol and BP are normal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 09:43 PM IST
Don Gorske, a retired prison guard, gobbled down his 30,000 th burger last week. He has eaten almost two burgers a day since 1972 and says his cholesterol and blood pressure are fine.
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Professor eyes world record with non-stop 130-hour lecture

None | By Abhinav Madhwal, Dehradun
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 04:51 PM IST
A Dehradun assistant professor began his marathon lecture on Saturday morning to break the Guinness Book record of 121 hours in the non-stop lecturing category. The proceedings are being watched by a panel of the Guinness Book of World Records.
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