Peruvian, 116, stakes claim to oldest-woman crown

A 116-year-old Peruvian living in extreme poverty in the heart of the Andes is in the running to become the oldest person in the world.

Jack White breaks world record with single

Singer Jack White has broken a world record for fastest studio-to-store release with a time of just under four hours.

Dhaka all set for `Sonar Bangla` in lakhs of voices

The National Parade Square in the Bangladesh capital is all set to witness the historic moment when `Lakho Konthe Sonar Bangla` (`Sonar Bangla` in lakhs of voices) would be sung on Independence Day Wednesday.

Dehradun professor sets world record

A professor of a city-based deemed university set a world record by delivering a marathon non-stop lecture for more than 130 hours at the varsity auditorium.

Electric car traverses America in just 76 hours

American motor company Tesla has supposedly set a new world record for the least amount of charging time for an electric car crossing the country in 76 hours.

Dubai sets new world record in fireworks display

Dubai has set a new world record for the largest fireworks display by firing 479,651 shells in just six minutes on the New Year`s Eve, breaking an earlier Guinness World Record achieved by Kuwait in 2012.

YouTube`s `How Ridiculous` group sets world record with 321ft hoop shot

YouTube trick-shot group `How Ridiculous` has reportedly smashed their own world record of getting a ball through a hoop from an insane height of 321 ft.

YouTube`s `How Ridiculous` group sets world record with 321ft hoop shot

YouTube trick-shot group `How Ridiculous` has reportedly smashed their own world record of getting a ball through a hoop from an insane height of 321 ft.

Man with no heart survives for record two years

A British man has set a record after he lived without a heart for two years - surviving with the help of an external blood pump.

Pakistan breaks India`s world record of planting saplings

Pakistan has broken India`s world record of planting the highest number of saplings in a single day by planting 700,000 saplings at Kharochan in the coastal area in the Sindh province on Saturday.

US aircraft flies at over five times speed of sound

The US Air Force announced its X-51A Waverider aircraft has achieved the longest hypersonic flight in history, flying for three and a half minutes on scramjet power at more than five times the speed of sound.

Nepalese hosts longest-ever talk show, sets record

A Nepalese presenter has set a new world record by hosting a 62 hour television talk show -- the longest-ever, organisers said on Sunday.

Army Signal Corps stakes claim for world record

Indian Army Corps of Signals on Tuesday formed a human pyramid comprising 30 jawans on three motorcycles at an annual event held here.

`Largest` Kuchipudi dance finds its way into Guinness Book

A performance by 5,974 Kuchipudi dancers here has found its way into the Guinness Book of World Records for being the `largest Kuchipudi dance`.

World record $640 million lottery numbers drawn

Officials drew the numbers for a record jackpot of $640 million in the Mega Millions lottery on Friday night.

Nitish congratulates farmers for world record

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Wednesday congratulated two farmers of his native Nalanda district
for producing a world-record potato of 729 quintal per hectare.

No Guinness recognition for new mass anthem record

Over 35,000 people on Thursday sang the national anthem in unison, breaking the world record created on Wednesday.

Iranian makes world`s tiniest microphone

An Iranian scientist has claimed to have built the world`s tiniest microphone that could be used to build "invisible" hearing aids.

555 Odissi dancers perform together to try world record

In a bid to set a world record, Odissi dancers from across the globe presented a spectacular show together in the biggest ever assembly at the opening of International Odissi Festival here today.

Man hangs by his hair for 23 minutes, sets world record

A Sri Lanka born refugee created a new world record by hanging from his hair.