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World Records For Bendre, Dhurandhar And Krishen Khanna At AstaGuru Modern Art Sale

Jan 02, 2022 Trisha Mukherjee

Forty-one iconic modern Indian masterpieces went under the hammer at the AstaGuru Modern Indian art sale, fetching an impressive total sale value of Rs 93.20 crore (approx.)

Norway's Karsten Warholm Breaks 29-year-old 400 Hurdles World Record

Jul 02, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Warholm finished in 46.70 seconds to break the mark of 46.78 set by American Kevin Young in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics


Ten Months After Losing Father, Australian Teenager Smashes 100-metre Backstroke Swimming World Record

Kaylee McKeown, 19, had a time of 57.45 seconds at the South Australian Aquatic Centre to improve on the previous mark of 57.57 set by American Regan Smith in 2019

Maha: First Indian Woman To Scale Mt Annapurna, World's 10th Highest Peak

Apr 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, Priyanka has also climbed Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, and Mount Kilimanjaro in 2013, 2018 and 2016 respectively.


Aiming At A Guinness Record, This Indian Soldier Is On A Mission To Run 4,300 Km Under 50 Days

Naik Velu is an ultramarathoner who is attempting a Guinness World Record by running from Kashmir to Kanyakumari covering a distance of about 4,300 km under 50 days

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20 January, 2021

How Long Can You Go Without A Shower? For Iran's Amou Haji, It's 67 Years & Counting

Outlook Web Bureau

Haji is scared of water, and believes he will fall sick if he takes a bath.


20 January, 2021

Meet IPS Officer Krishna Prakash, The Newest Entrant To World Book Of Records

Outlook Web Bureau

Krishna Prakash now holds the record for being the first Indian Government Servant, Civil Servant and Uniformed Services Officer to complete the Ironman Triathlon.


20 January, 2021

Meet IPS Officer Krishna Prakash, The Newest Entrant To World Book Of Records

Outlook Web Bureau

Krishna Prakash now holds the record for being the first Indian Government Servant, Civil Servant and Uniformed Services Officer to complete the Ironman Triathlon.


03 January, 2021

UAE: Indian Expat Bags Guinness World Record For 19th Time. Here’s Why

PTI

Ramkumar Sarangapani, a Dubai resident, now holds the most number of world records by an individual in the UAE and India, reports claimed


02 January, 2021

12 Siblings Bag The Guinness World Record For Their Age. Here’s Why

Outlook Web Bureau

'We’re very proud of the fact that we’re still alive. That’s the greatest part,' says one of the siblings


24 December, 2020

14-Year-Old Maharashtra Boy Sets Guinness World Record In Table Tennis

PTI

P Harikrishna achieved the record on October 1 this year, beating the previous record by more than a thousand more alternate hits, as per the Guinness World Records website.


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16 December, 2020

What's Cooking: Tamil Nadu Girl Creates World Record By Making 46 Dishes In 58 Minutes

Outlook Web Bureau

SN Lakshmi Sai Sri, who entered the UNICO book of world records with this, said she developed an interest in cooking during the lockdown


14 November, 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo Definitely Faster Than Me, Says Olympic Gold Medallist Usain Bolt

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World-record holder and eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt feels five-time Ballon d'Or winner and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is faster.


17 October, 2020

Punjab-Origin Vinod Bajaj Eyes Guinness Record For Walking The Earth's Circumference

PTI

Vinod Bajaj's application with the Guinness World Record is currently under process as they assess if his walk covering the equivalent of the Earth’s circumference in 1,496 days and 54,633,135 steps makes the cut.


11 February, 2020

Incredible Sophie Devine: New Zealand Women's Captain Breaks Record Jointly Held By Brendon McCullum, Chris Gayle, Mithali Raj

IANS

New Zealand captain Sophie Devine has surpassed Mithali Raj, Brendon McCullum and Chris Gayle who all had four straight fifty-plus scores to their name in the shortest format of the game


11 April, 2019

Nizamabad Likely To Enter Guinness Book For Maximum Number Of EVMs Used

Outlook Web Bureau

The Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency, where polling is underway on Thursday along with 16 other constituencies in Telangana, may make it the Guinness World Records for the maximum number of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used.


07 January, 2019

Guinness Book Of World Records: Polavaram Dam In Andhra Pours 32,000 Cubic Mtrs Concrete In 24 Hrs

Outlook Web Bureau

The multipurpose irrigation project in Andhra, undertaken by the private sector is being conducted with extraordinary speed to make the dam ready for irrigation purposes by June.


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13 December, 2018

WATCH: This 102-Year-Old Woman Is Now The Oldest Skydiver In The World

Outlook Web Bureau

Age is just a number, something that a 102-year-old Australian woman has proven by becoming the oldest skydiver in the world.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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