A 3,133 square metres blanket, knitted together by people of six countries including India to pay tributes to the legacy of South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, today set a new Guinness World record.
As the Cricket World Cup is round the corner, a bat as tall as 10-storey building, unveiled here to promote and celebrate the quadrennial event, is bidding for the Guinness World Record for the 'Largest Cricket Bat'.
Students and staff from 119 nations belonging to a group of schools owned by an Indian in the UAE sang their way into the Guinness World Record book for the most nationalities singing a National Anthem at any one time.
Actress Shraddha Kapoor, daughter of actor Shakti Kapoor, roots for a certificate from Guinness World Records for her father as she feels he has done over 700 films, which in itself is "unusual" and "worthy" of being lauded.
Runners at the London Marathon have raised almost half a billion dollars for charity in the last five years and continue to break fundraising records each year, sponsors Virgin Money announced on Wednesday.
The government`s transport department has set a new Guinness world record by organising a mega blood donation camp involving 53,129 persons at multiple venues ahead of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa`s birthday.