Paavan S.

MOST NUMBER OF STUDENTS DRESS AS MAHATMA GANDHI

> In an effort to spread Gandhi’s message of peace and non -violence, about 255 students from a school in Coimbatore city of southern India’s Tamil Nadu state dressed up as Mahatma Gandhi. Draped in white ‘dhotis’, or unsewn cloth, and sporting fake moustaches and spectacles they walked along holding bamboo canes and singing the […]Read More

LINE SCRIPTING BY VENKATACHARY.CHINTAPATLA

> The vertical lines with spaces certainly have a pattern. Something like a barcode on a book. But these cannot be read by the electronic gadget in a mall. Close an eye, slant the paper to a certain degree and watch. The lines and spaces suddenly metamorphose into legible and coherent sentences. Welcome to ‘Line […]Read More

WORLD BIGGEST PEN BY M.S. ACHARYA

> The pen is mightier than the sword, but a man in Hyderabad, India, has just made a pen that, in a pinch, could make a mighty fine weapon of its own. Social studies teacher M.S. Acharya commissioned the construction of a 16-foot-tall, 1-foot-wide brass pen that he calls “Bharatiya Pali,” or “India’s Pen,” to […]Read More

LARGEST HOSIERY MANUFACTURER BY RUPA AND CO.

>     It’s another enviable record from the market leader! Rupa & Co. Ltd. has been adjudged the ‘Largest Hosiery Manufacturer in India’ by the ‘Limca Book of Records’ for the sixth year! Since its inception, Rupa has been striving towards perfection of performance and optimization of resources. This has led to Rupa becoming […]Read More

HIGHEST NUMBER OF CLIMBS ON MOUNT EVEREST BY ARJUN BAJPAYEE

> Arjun Bajpayee, a 16-year-old Delhi school boy, on Saturday had a brief tryst with destiny equaling the world record of being the youngest to step atop the world’s highest peak – 8,848 metre Mt Everest, only to have his feat overturned hours later by a 13-year-old American. Bajpayee, became the youngest Indian to climb […]Read More

LONGEST TIME TO CONTINUOUSLY SING KARAOKE BY AN INDIVIDUAL

> Making a dream a reality, Moose Jaw’s Ken Parsons earned his place in the Guinness Book of World Records this past weekend.             Singing for a grand total of 55 hours, 11 minutes and 30 seconds, Parsons beat the previous Guinness record for the longest time to continuously sing karaoke by an individual, by […]Read More

SMALLEST CERTIFIED CUT AND POLISHED DIAMOND MADE BY BHAVANI GEMS

> Bhavani Gems has achieved a manufacturing marvel by producing the world’s smallest certified cut and polished diamond (Bhavani Mikro) with 57 facets weighing just 0.0003 carat or 0.00006 grams (3,333.33 per carat). This is the smallest diamond certified by an Independent Internationally recognized Laboratory called IGI (International Gemological Institute). Having carved a niche for […]Read More

B V Panduranga Rao – Indian Cartoonist

> Rao’s achievement has been recorded under, “Most awards/ recognitions for cartoons”, and has been mentioned that as a freelance cartoonist since 1964 he has won about 12 international awards and 12 national awards for his work from places like Israel, Korea (nine times from 1996), Taiwan and Cyprus. Between 1980-2008, he has organised 33 […]Read More

NRI Pulse – First News Paper Published outside India by

> US-based Veena Rao, the editor and publisher of NRI Pulse, has been recognized by the Limca Book of Records as the first non-resident Indian woman to edit and publish a newspaper outside India. Rao launched NRI Pulse in 2006. It is a free monthly newspaper that serves the Indian-American and other South Asian communities […]Read More

Youngest Commercial Pilot – Bavicca Bharathi

> This mother-daughter duo has burnt the midnight oil, trying to understand the finer details of aviation meteorology and air navigation. From sharing a classroom to renting an apartment, they have been together through the requisite 200 hours of flying each needed to log for their commercial pilot license (CPL). Today, 18-year-old Bavicca Bharathi and […]Read More