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Chethan Koppa and Akshatha Kudla, a couple and teachers from Mangaluru enters ‘Exclusive World Records’ for alternative learning system.(ANI Photo)

This Mangaluru Teachers couple enters ‘Exclusive World Records’ for alternative learning system

Mangaluru (Karnataka) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 03:26 PM IST
The mimicry of Akshatha Kudla included sounds of animals, birds, kids, and musical instruments, while Chethan Koppa made the largest portrait of Mahatma Gandhi with the use of white and black paper sheets and stencil knives.
The Plaza Cinema in Ottawa, Kan. What sets the theater in the town of 12,300 people apart is that over the past 112 years, the theater has never shut down and has remained at the same location.(AP)
The Plaza Cinema in Ottawa, Kan. What sets the theater in the town of 12,300 people apart is that over the past 112 years, the theater has never shut down and has remained at the same location.(AP)

Kansas movie theater recognised for its longevity

Associated Press | By Associated Press, Ottawa, Kan.
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 02:49 PM IST
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Ottawa, some 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Kansas City, Missouri, is home to the Plaza 1907 Cinema, showing films since May 22, 1907, when black-and-white, silent movies ruled the day.
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:
Piano constructor and builder David Klavins plays his new creation.(AFP File Photo)
Piano constructor and builder David Klavins plays his new creation.(AFP File Photo)

World’s largest concert piano installed in Latvia

Ventspils | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2019 06:28 PM IST
The steel-framed vertical grand piano hangs as if in mid-air some three storeys above the audience.
There are a number of records Rohit Sharma could potentially equal or surpass with another substantial innings against Sri Lanka(Action Images via Reuters)
There are a number of records Rohit Sharma could potentially equal or surpass with another substantial innings against Sri Lanka(Action Images via Reuters)

India vs Sri Lanka, World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma can break 3 World Records with one big innings

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 06:32 PM IST
There are a number of records Rohit Sharma could potentially equal or surpass with another substantial innings against Sri Lanka in India’s final group-stage match of ICC World Cup 2019
A file photo of paralympian Deepa Malik.(HT Photo)
A file photo of paralympian Deepa Malik.(HT Photo)

Paralympian Deepa Malik named for New Zealand Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2019 06:37 PM IST
As a Sir Edmund Hillary Prime Minister’s Fellow for New Zealand, Deepa will travel to New Zealand and meet with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, undertake a series of visits to Paralympic sporting organisations, and engage with Kiwi athletes, students and the media.
(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
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. 
A BSF contingent performs a stunt during a dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi in 2014(PTI File Photo)
A BSF contingent performs a stunt during a dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi in 2014(PTI File Photo)

BSF daredevil bikers set new stunt record, break Army’s timing

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 11:00 PM IST
The BSF ‘Janbaaz’ team on Friday created the record by carrying 36 jawans on three bullet motorcyles for a kilometre on a state highway in Delhi in 55.52 seconds. 
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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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