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Artwork from world's largest canvas painting by British artist sells for $62 mm(Twitter/dubaitourism)

Artwork from world's largest canvas painting by British artist sells for $62 mm

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2021 11:14 AM IST
An artwork created from British artist Sacha Jafri's 'The Journey of Humanity', which holds the Guinness World Record for the largest art canvas, sells for $62 million in Dubai
The image shows a Lego structure.(YouTube/@Guinness World Record)
The image shows a Lego structure.(YouTube/@Guinness World Record)

Guinness World Records shares video of best Lego titles. Watch

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 08:37 AM IST
“If you believe it, you can build it,” reads a comment left by the Guinness World Records under the recording.
Australia Zoo's tweet has already accumulated 1,100 likes. (Twitter/@AustraliaZoo)
Australia Zoo's tweet has already accumulated 1,100 likes. (Twitter/@AustraliaZoo)

40-year-old rhino iguana dubbed oldest member of species in captivity

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 01:47 AM IST
Australia Zoo shared this news on their official Twitter account on January 19.
Siddhant Gumber, who hails from Haryana, was earlier recognised by the ‘India Book of World Records’.(Guinness World Records)
Siddhant Gumber, who hails from Haryana, was earlier recognised by the ‘India Book of World Records’.(Guinness World Records)

12-year-old UAE-based Indian boy creates record for identifying most airplane tails

Dubai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 05:54 PM IST
Siddhant Gumber, an Abu Dhabi-based homeschooled boy identified 39 aeroplane tails in 60 seconds.
The image shows Canadian inventor James Hobson.(YouTube/@Guinness World Records)
The image shows Canadian inventor James Hobson.(YouTube/@Guinness World Records)

Guinness Record awarded to world’s first Star Wars-inspired retractable proto-lightsaber. Here’s how it was created

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 12:45 PM IST
Canadian inventor James Hobson worked with lead designer Bogdan Malynovskyy to create a real-life version of this fictional sword.
Indian Martial Arts expert Prabhakar Reddy set a Guinness world record by removing 68 bottle caps.(Twitter/@GWR)
Indian Martial Arts expert Prabhakar Reddy set a Guinness world record by removing 68 bottle caps.(Twitter/@GWR)

Nellore man bags world record title for removing 68 bottle caps in a minute with head. Watch

Nellore, Andhra Pradesh | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 09:14 AM IST
Prabhakar Reddy broke the earlier world record set in this regard by Pakistan’s Muhammad Rashid Naseem.
The banks of river Saryu lit up with earthen lamps (diyas) during Deepotsav celebrations on the eve of Diwali in Ayodhya on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
The banks of river Saryu lit up with earthen lamps (diyas) during Deepotsav celebrations on the eve of Diwali in Ayodhya on Friday.(HT PHOTO)

Ayodhya lights up on Deepotsav with 6,06,569 diyas to set another Guinness world record

Hindustan Times, Ayodhya | By Pawan Dixit
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 12:53 AM IST
Lakhs of diyas gave ‘Ram Ki Paidi’ a celestial look in the temple town of Ayodhya.
Devotees light earthen lamps on the bank of Saryu River during Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya in 2019.(PTI)
Devotees light earthen lamps on the bank of Saryu River during Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya in 2019.(PTI)

Ayodhya gears up for another Guinness record on Deepotsav

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pawan Dixit
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 09:51 AM IST
Last year, a Guinness World Record was also made when 410,000 earthen lamps were lit up on the banks of the Saryu river
The image shows Michelle Nunley drawing the maze.(Facebook/@Guinness World Records)
The image shows Michelle Nunley drawing the maze.(Facebook/@Guinness World Records)

Woman bags world record title for completing largest hand-drawn maze in 3 months

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 02:54 PM IST
Shared on their Facebook page, the video features Michelle Nunley from USA.
A six-year-old boy from Ahmedabad has bagged Guinness World Record as the World’s Youngest Computer Programmer by clearing the Microsoft certification exam.(ANI)
A six-year-old boy from Ahmedabad has bagged Guinness World Record as the World’s Youngest Computer Programmer by clearing the Microsoft certification exam.(ANI)

Six-year-old from Ahmedabad bags world record title for youngest computer programmer

Ahmedabad | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 09:14 AM IST
Arham Om Talsania, a Class 2 student has cleared the Microsoft certification exam at Pearson VUE test centre.
Devotees light earthen lamps on the bank of Saryu River during Deepotsav celebrations in 2019.(PTI FILE)
Devotees light earthen lamps on the bank of Saryu River during Deepotsav celebrations in 2019.(PTI FILE)

Yogi to be in Ayodhya for Deepotsav, curbs introduced for festive days

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 01:03 PM IST
Authorities eye Guinness World record on November 13 by lighting 551,000 diyas on 28 ghats of the Saryu.
Vinod Bajaj began his journey in August 2016 with a humble goal of losing some weight and getting fitter. (representational image)(Unsplash)
Vinod Bajaj began his journey in August 2016 with a humble goal of losing some weight and getting fitter. (representational image)(Unsplash)

70-year-old eyes world record title after covering 40,075 Km in 1500 days

London | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 10:01 AM IST
Vinod Bajaj also downloaded the Pacer activity tracker app on his smartphone to keep a complete track of his steps and its records flagged his major milestones along the way.
Whether it’s sculptures or Christmas ornaments, record-breaking blankets or scarves, all that Mother India’s Crochet Queens members create is eventually donated to charity.(MICQ)
Whether it’s sculptures or Christmas ornaments, record-breaking blankets or scarves, all that Mother India’s Crochet Queens members create is eventually donated to charity.(MICQ)

This group of crochet queens is breaking world records one by one

Hindustan Times | By Vanessa Viegas
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 08:13 PM IST
With 6,000 members across the country and overseas, the highly organised group donates all they make, spreading some cheer too.
25-year old Illayaram Sekar successfully solved 6 Rubik’s cubes in 2.17 minutes underwater.(ANI)
25-year old Illayaram Sekar successfully solved 6 Rubik’s cubes in 2.17 minutes underwater.(ANI)

Chennai man attempts to break Guinness World Record by solving most Rubik’s cubes underwater

Chennai | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2020 10:56 AM IST
Sekar successfully solved 6 Rubik’s cubes in 2.17 minutes against the previous record of 5 Rubik’s cube solved underwater.
File photo: A white tiger is seen at Alipore Zoo in Kolkata, West Bengal.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
File photo: A white tiger is seen at Alipore Zoo in Kolkata, West Bengal.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

‘Largest ever camera trap wildlife survey’: India’s 2018 Tiger Census sets Guinness World Record

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 01:17 PM IST
The latest survey was carried out in three phases, marked by an “unprecedented camera trap usage”. 
“There’s a new sheriff in town” says a post about Finley.(Instagram/@finnyboymolloy)
“There’s a new sheriff in town” says a post about Finley.(Instagram/@finnyboymolloy)

Meet Finley, a six-year-old golden retriever who made a Guinness World Record by holding six tennis balls in his mouth

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2020 06:03 PM IST
Finley the doggo’s achievement proves that with hardwork and determination anything can happen.
Image shows the book “Wonder Crystal” by veteran writer Sybil Wettasinghe.(Twitter)
Image shows the book “Wonder Crystal” by veteran writer Sybil Wettasinghe.(Twitter)

Book creates record for having multiple alternate endings. Can you guess how many?

Colombo | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 12:18 PM IST
The book was launched with the objective of encouraging children to use their imagination.
Nepal sets Guinness World Record for highest altitude fashion show.(Nepal Tourism Board/Facebook)
Nepal sets Guinness World Record for highest altitude fashion show.(Nepal Tourism Board/Facebook)

Nepal sets Guinness World Record for highest altitude fashion show

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 12:57 PM IST
Nepal has set an all new Guinness World Record for the highest altitude fashion show ever held in a bid to create awareness about climate change and promote sustainable fashion.
The khichdi was distributed among the devotees.(Instagram/himachaltourismofficial)
The khichdi was distributed among the devotees.(Instagram/himachaltourismofficial)

Makar Sankranti 2020: 1,995 kgs ‘khichdi’ cooked in Himachal Pradesh, enters Guinness World Record

Shimla | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 07:24 PM IST
The utensil used for cooking the ‘khichdi’ was 7x4 feet in radius.
The DJ (right) also has 3 albums and 50 plus remixes to his credit.
The DJ (right) also has 3 albums and 50 plus remixes to his credit.

DJ Dr. A sets eyes on creating a new world record this New Year

UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 06:44 PM IST
He is going to play non-stop music for 72 hours.
Sarah from Chennai on Friday attempted to set a Guinness World Record by solving Rubik’s cube puzzle blindfolded in just two minutes.(Twitter/@ANI)
Sarah from Chennai on Friday attempted to set a Guinness World Record by solving Rubik’s cube puzzle blindfolded in just two minutes.(Twitter/@ANI)

‘World’s youngest genius’, 6-year-old Chennai girl solves Rubik’s cube blindfolded

Chennai | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2019 12:38 PM IST
The girl dressed up in school uniform solved (2x2) Rubik’s cube blindfolded while reciting Vairamuthu’s poems in 2 minutes 7 seconds.
The gold toilet was on display at a Shanghai trade fair in China.(Twitter/@PDChina)
The gold toilet was on display at a Shanghai trade fair in China.(Twitter/@PDChina)

Gold toilet studded with over 40,000 diamonds stuns people. Can you guess its worth?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 11:46 AM IST
The maker of the gold toilet is gunning for a Guinness World Record.
Lamaj, a small hill station in Satara district situated on the backwaters of Koyana dam, has crossed 10,000 mm rainfall mark this monsoon and emerged as the “rainiest place” in the country.(HT FILE PHOTO/ REPRESENTATIVE)
Lamaj, a small hill station in Satara district situated on the backwaters of Koyana dam, has crossed 10,000 mm rainfall mark this monsoon and emerged as the “rainiest place” in the country.(HT FILE PHOTO/ REPRESENTATIVE)

This hill station in Satara district received 10,000mm monsoon rainfall, highest in the country

Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 02:40 PM IST
As of September 13, Lamaj received cumulative rainfall of 10,117 mm this season, according to the data released by the district agricultural department, Satara. India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune, confirmed the figure.
Smilyana Zaharieva, received the Guinness World Record for reaching 113.8 dB(AFP)
Smilyana Zaharieva, received the Guinness World Record for reaching 113.8 dB(AFP)

Bulgarian singer, 48, hits high with record-breaking vocals

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 12:41 PM IST
An official Guinness world record confirms that the Bulgarian singer has one of the most powerful voices on the planet, which can stay pitch perfect despite being as loud as a rock concert.
People play in a maze built by farmers Clint and Angie Masse in St. Adolphe.(AFP)
People play in a maze built by farmers Clint and Angie Masse in St. Adolphe.(AFP)

‘Snow amazing’: Canadian couple builds world’s largest snow maze

St. Adolphe, Canada | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 02:27 PM IST
Building the maze required weeks of planning and tens of thousands of dollars
With a target of obtaining over 1.5 lakh signatures, the campaign was launched on the third and final day of ‘She is the Solution: Summit of Grace’ in the Kumbh Mela area.(HT Photo)
With a target of obtaining over 1.5 lakh signatures, the campaign was launched on the third and final day of ‘She is the Solution: Summit of Grace’ in the Kumbh Mela area.(HT Photo)

Kumbh signature drive against child marriage aims to set Guinness world record

By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2019 02:45 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government and stakeholders of the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj launched a Guinness world record attempt with a massive signature campaign on Tuesday, aiming to make the state and the rest of India free of child marriage by the next Kumbh.
The doctor, who heads the orthopaedic department at Primus Hospital in central Delhi, said the patient, Gurbachan Singh Sandhu, used to walk with a stick and his physical fitness aided in the surgery.(Representative image)
The doctor, who heads the orthopaedic department at Primus Hospital in central Delhi, said the patient, Gurbachan Singh Sandhu, used to walk with a stick and his physical fitness aided in the surgery.(Representative image)

Delhi doctor performs surgery on 105-year-old, applies for Guinness Record

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2019 06:21 PM IST
As per the existing global record, the oldest person to have had a total hip replacement was a British, John Randall, born in 1909, who had a “revision left total hip replacement at the age of 102 years”, Orthopaedic surgeon Kaushal Kant Mishra claimed.
Chef Vishnu Manohar with Union minister Nitin Gadkari cooks 3,000 kg khichdi to create a world record, in Nagpur, Maharashtra, on October 14.(PTI Photo)
Chef Vishnu Manohar with Union minister Nitin Gadkari cooks 3,000 kg khichdi to create a world record, in Nagpur, Maharashtra, on October 14.(PTI Photo)

Nagpur chef cooks 3000 kg of khichdi in bid to set Guinness World Record

Nagpur | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 01:48 PM IST
Union minister for Road Transportation and Highways, Nitin Gadkari was present at the event and congratulated Manohar for his attempt.
Instructor Shweta Singh demonstrating how to provide first aid at the IISF 2018 being held at Indira Gandhi Pratisthan in Lucknow.(Deepak Gupta/ HT Photo)
Instructor Shweta Singh demonstrating how to provide first aid at the IISF 2018 being held at Indira Gandhi Pratisthan in Lucknow.(Deepak Gupta/ HT Photo)

Now, a Guinness record for ‘largest first aid lesson’

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2018 01:31 PM IST
Breathtaking feat: As many as 3,540 students of Lucknow come together under one roof to learn lesson on first aid.
The students were instructed to follow simple protocol and steps of DNA isolation from ripened bananas.(Guiness World Record/Twitter)
The students were instructed to follow simple protocol and steps of DNA isolation from ripened bananas.(Guiness World Record/Twitter)

550 Lucknow students set Guinness record for simultaneous DNA isolation experiment

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 01:35 PM IST
550 city students set a Guinness World Record for conducting the experiment simultaneously.
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