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Monday, January 26, 2015
The 1,180 students of Sigaram Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Chettiyappanoor, near Vaniyambadi, set a world record by creating the “world’s largest national flag made with salt” on the sc...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Back after a ban, Richa takes the 400m medley gold »
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October 17, 2011
Oldest person to complete a full-distance marathon »
June 30, 2011
Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, which created a lush green Ukkunagaram – the township of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant -- has set its eyes on the Guinness Book of World Records by planting 60,000...
May 30, 2011
Record Mount Everest climber Apa Sherpa said will not climb the world’s highest peak again, local media reported Monday. “I have declared that from now onward, I won’t clim...
March 30, 2011
"I am enormously flattered to be named as a finalist of the 2011 Man Booker International Prize," Mr. le Carre said in a statement issued through his publishers. "However, I do not compete for literary prizes and have therefore asked for my name to be withdrawn."
March 2, 2011
O'Brien, with a 50-ball century, sets the Chinnaswamy Stadium on fire
December 22, 2010
After cooking up as many as 617 dishes in over 24 hours, an overjoyed Chef K. Damodaran sets a new Guinness World Record. Chithira Vijaykumar, who watched the feat awestruck, reports »
October 13, 2010
Sachin's record of 14,000 runs has not only proved him to be a world-class player but has also raised the standards in cricket. »
September 30, 2010
Reliance Industry Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 richest Indians for the third year in-a-row, pipping billionaires like L. N. Mittal and Az...
August 21, 2010
She is only 12 years, but has firmly set her eyes on entering the Guinness Book of World Records with a marathon Kuchipudi dance performance.Maddali Sai Chandrika, daughter of Sri Nataraja...
August 10, 2010
The VUDA Children Club and Vignan Educational Institutions will jointly organise a 48-hour non-stop folk dance performance from August 21 to 23.More than 250 school children will participat...
August 30, 2011
Roger Federer equalled Andre Agassi for the second-most Grand Slam wins in the Open era by defeating Colombia’s Santiago Giraldo 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 Monday in the first round of the U.S. Open. Th...
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June 3, 2011
Batting legend Viv Richards has not seen Sir Donald Bradman but of all those he has seen, including compatriot Brian Lara, none has been better than iconic Indian Sachin Tendulkar.
May 11, 2011
An official says a Nepalese Sherpa guide has broken his own record for most climbs of Mount Everest by scaling the world’s tallest peak for the 21st time. Apa reached the 29,035-foot...
March 9, 2011
The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Google on Tuesday said they have begun digitising thousands of previously unseen Mandela files to make them available online.
“What sets this...
December 25, 2010
Mexico City's record shattered with 20,483 playing chess simultaneously under one roof
October 24, 2010
Nearly four decades after he escaped the jaws of death as a young Bangladeshi officer who deserted Pakistani army during the 1971 war, visiting Bangladesh Commerce Minister Faruque Khan has...
October 12, 2010
Banks played a significant role in the growth of a country, according to Minister for Rural Industries and Animal Husbandry Pongalur N. Palanisamy. At the annual conference of the South Ind...
September 6, 2010
I feel happy because I'm unique, says world's shortest man, Edward Nino Hernandez.
August 18, 2010
Graham Hughes is all set to create history as the first man to have travelled to all the countries in the world »
August 3, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar today became the most-capped Test cricketer in the world after taking field for his 169th match, the third and final of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, here. The 37-y...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.