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Chitetsu Watanabe is survived by his five children, 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 10:10 AM IST
Tokyo |Press Trust of India
Chitetsu Watanabe was born on March 5, 1907, in Japan.
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Tokyo |Agence France-Presse
Nicknamed “Rapunzel” by her friends and schoolmates, Nilanshi Patel said she has not visited a hairdresser for 11 years.
Updated on Jan 20, 2020 07:37 PM IST
Ahmedabad |Agence France-Presse
Khagendra Thapa Magar, who measured 67.08 centimetres (2 feet 2.41 inches), died of pneumonia at a hospital in Pokhara, 200 kilometres from Kathmandu, where he lived with his parents.
Updated on Jan 18, 2020 06:50 AM IST
Kathmandu |Agence France-Presse
The vanilla cake, four inches (10 centimetres) wide and thick, weighed in at about 27,000 kilograms (59,500 pounds).
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 07:17 PM IST
Thrissur |Agence France-Presse
The theft in Jyoti Amge’s home in the Nandanvan area took place between 1 am and 3.30 am, police said.
Updated on Nov 20, 2019 04:04 PM IST
Nagpur |Press Trust of India
The Pokini family from the island of Maui received the Guinness certificate this week for the avocado weighing 5.6 pounds (2.54 kilograms).
Updated on Oct 12, 2019 12:08 PM IST
Wailuku |Associated Press
The hefty model of the stationery weighs 250 kg, which has garnered a lot of attention since the time it was put on a display.
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 06:19 PM IST
Shivamogga |Asian News International
With 185 candidates, a majority of them farmers, entering the fray, the Election Commission is using 12 EVMs in each polling station.
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 12:10 PM IST
Hyderabad |Indo Asian News Service
The previous oldest living person was another Japanese woman, Chiyo Miyako, who died in July at age 117. The oldest person prior to Miyako was also Japanese.
Updated on Mar 09, 2019 04:19 PM IST
Tokyo |Press Trust of India
The Kumbh Mela is vying for the biggest sanitation and waste disposal mechanism.
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 09:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Allahabad | HT Correspondent
Awarded the title of “Gaja Muthassi” (elephant granny), Dakshayani took part in temple rituals and processions for decades, but breathed her last on Tuesday after becoming reluctant to eat, her veterinary surgeon said.
Updated on Feb 07, 2019 06:03 PM IST
Thiruvananthapuram |Agence France-Presse
She has witnessed two world wars, revolutions in her native Bolivia
Updated on Aug 28, 2018 11:07 PM IST
Associated Press, Sacaba, Bolivia | HT Correspondent
Shetty, a district-level kickboxing champion who believes “why should boys have all the fun?”, started learning to ride the bike only a year ago with help from her friends Pratik Marsurkar and Darshan Raghunath.
Published on Jul 29, 2018 01:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Ankita G Menon
While Comic Con has certainly created space for artistes, it has also benefitted the large franchises disproportionately. The downside of such soaring popularity is the temptation to cater to the lowest common denominator.
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 10:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
Enter PM Modi’s name for highest number of foreign visits, Congress writes to Guinness World Records
We are extremely happy to suggest the name of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has set the world record of making 41 trips to 52 countries in his tenure of four years, the Goa Congress wrote in its letter to Guinness World Records.
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 11:54 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Panaji |Press Trust of India
Gorske says he’s eaten at least one Big Mac almost every day since May 17, 1972. He has kept most of the boxes or receipts or has made specific notes in calendars that he’s kept
Updated on May 06, 2018 12:44 PM IST
Associated Press, Wisconsin |Associated Press
The chirpy young playwright loves reading fantasy fiction, with the Harry Potter and Percy Jackson series being her favourites.
Updated on Apr 26, 2018 09:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur |Nitika Kakkar
Nonaka received the certificate from Guinness World Records in a ceremony at his home in Ashoro, on Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido, and celebrated the recognition with a big cake. Born on July 25, 1905, Nonaka grew up in a large family and succeeded his parents running the inn.
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 05:23 PM IST
Associated Press, Tokyo | HT Correspondent
The 112 years old Masazo Nonaka from Japan lives with his family, which manages a hot springs inn. He also loves eating any kind of sweets, says his granddaughter.
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 03:09 PM IST
Agence France-Presse, Tokyo | HT Correspondent
The pizza, crafted by an American pizza chef at the Berlin restaurant named Vadoli Pizzeria, is topped with 288.6 grams of cheese.
Updated on Mar 24, 2018 11:38 AM IST
Asian News International | HT Correspondent