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Confectioner makes 7,000 kg laddoo, eyes Guinness World Records

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Rajahmundry (AP): A confectioner here is making efforts to prepare the world's 'heaviest' laddoo and enter the Guinness World Records for the third time.
A laddoo weighing 7,000kg is ready for Monday

US cat sets world record for longest fur

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A US feline has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for being the cat with the longest fur on the planet — after his grey and white coat grew to an astonishing nine inches in length.

For the Guinness record, 136 keyboards play in unison


The youngest is only six and the oldest, 17 , but these children have already won worldwide recognition.

They are on a team of 136 young keyboard artistes of the School of Music, Thrissur which r

Japan ukulele ensemble crowned world's largest


More than 2,000 musicians strummed ukuleles in a Japanese port city on Saturday to set a new world record for the largest ever ensemble of the Hawaiian guitar.

Their effort was recognised by Guinness

Dogs from NY, Virginia wed at charity extravaganza


We double-dog dare you to check this out.

Two dogs got married on Thursday night at an extravaganza to benefit the Humane Society of New York.

Bride Baby Hope Diamond, a white Coton de Tulear with b

Coffee bean painting in Russia sets new world record


A giant painting made from coffee beans, which was created by Russian artists, has made its way into the Guinness Book of Records.

The picture, on display in Moscow's Gorky Park in Russia shows the f

Musicians play to set record atop Himalayan peak


Their fingers were stiff from the cold, and two musicians got altitude sickness. But the music atop a Himalayan peak in Nepal was inspired by a sensational view as the group laid claim to the record f

Dubai's Princess Tower enters Guinness Records


The 107-storey-tall Princess Tower in Dubai has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's tallest residential building.

Measuring 414 metres from base to tip, the tower comprises six b

Big-wave surfer enters record books by riding 78-foot 'monster'

Big-wave surfer Garrett McNamara has been recognized by Guinness World Records for surfing the largest wave ever ridden, a towering 78-foot (24 -meter) wall of water he says he caught at Nazare, Portu

Iraqi aims to write world's longest copy of Quran


Hussein al-Kharsan kneels, bent over a giant sheet of paper, laboriously writing the words of Islam's holy book, the Quran, in beautiful Arabic script with a traditional wood and feather pen.

The 25-

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.