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'GoT' is the most-pirated TV show in lockdown: Parrot Analytics

05 Aug 2020

'GoT' is the most-pirated TV show in lockdown: Parrot Analytics

Game of Thrones (GoT) has hit a new high by claiming the piracy throne (as well).

'Shakuntala Devi' review: Vidya Balan couldn't save this unmoving biopic

01 Aug 2020

'Shakuntala Devi' review: Vidya Balan couldn't save this unmoving biopic

They say good biopics are a rarity in Bollywood, and clearly writer/director Anu Menon is not looking to disrupt that notion.

Lesser-known but interesting facts about Koenigsegg

19 Nov 2019

Lesser-known but interesting facts about Koenigsegg

Koenigsegg may not be a name as familiar as Ferrari or Lamborghini but the Swedish car-maker is second to none when it comes to making high-performance cars.

Ranking the top career-defining moments of Michael Phelps

16 Oct 2019

Ranking the top career-defining moments of Michael Phelps

When it comes to the sport of swimming, USA's Michael Phelps is the first name that comes to one's mind, owing to his rich history in the Olympics.

Mumbai youth solves pyramid-shaped Rubik's cubes underwater; sets Guinness Record

19 May 2019

Mumbai youth solves pyramid-shaped Rubik's cubes underwater; sets Guinness Record

While the rest of us would struggle with a regular 3x3 Rubik's cube, a 20-year-old Mumbai resident has set a new Guinness world record by solving the maximum number of pyraminx (pyramid-shaped Rubik's cubes) underwater.

Girl dances for 5 days non-stop; sets Guinness World Record

05 May 2019

Girl dances for 5 days non-stop; sets Guinness World Record

A Nepali teenager has broken the world record for dancing.

'Game of Thrones' Season 8 breaks Guinness World Records

03 May 2019

'Game of Thrones' Season 8 breaks Guinness World Records

Game of Thrones is the most popular show on television right now.

'Despacito' becomes the most-watched video on YouTube with 6bn views

27 Feb 2019

'Despacito' becomes the most-watched video on YouTube with 6bn views

Although Despacito was first released in January 2017, people are still grooving to its catchy tunes.

Hugh Jackman enters Guinness Book of Records for Wolverine role

22 Feb 2019

Hugh Jackman enters Guinness Book of Records for Wolverine role

It is not every day that a world record is set by actors, but Hugh Jackman appears to have done just that.

Masazo Nonaka, world's oldest man, dies at 113

21 Jan 2019

Masazo Nonaka, world's oldest man, dies at 113

The world's oldest man- Masazo Nonaka, died on Sunday morning at the age 113 in Hokkaido, Japan.

Andhra's Polavaram Dam just broke world record for weirdest reason

08 Jan 2019

Andhra's Polavaram Dam just broke world record for weirdest reason

The concrete work of the much-awaited Polavaram dam in Andhra Pradesh began at 8am on January 6, and concluded at 8am on January 7.

Meet this 'Real-life Indian Rapunzel' with 5'7'' long hair

24 Dec 2018

Meet this 'Real-life Indian Rapunzel' with 5'7'' long hair

What was your longest period of not getting a haircut done- a month, a year, probably?

Read the real story behind the giant Australian cow 'Knickers'

11 Dec 2018

Read the real story behind the giant Australian cow 'Knickers'

A few days back, a giant cow named 'Knickers' in Australia garnered huge attention after its picture circulated on social media.

Only dignified activities allowed on INS Viraat: Vice Admiral Luthra

03 Dec 2018

Only dignified activities allowed on INS Viraat: Vice Admiral Luthra

Only "dignified activities" will be permitted on board the Indian Navy's decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat, Western Naval Command chief Vice Admiral Girish Luthra said today.

This 76-year-old man is obsessed with breaking Guinness world records

27 Oct 2018

This 76-year-old man is obsessed with breaking Guinness world records

What would you do for fame? Or for getting your name into the Guinness Book of Records?

Record: 18-year-old solves six Rubik's Cubes underwater in one breath

19 Aug 2018

Record: 18-year-old solves six Rubik's Cubes underwater in one breath

In a bizarre, albeit brilliant feat, an 18-year-old Georgian student solved six Rubik's Cubes underwater in one breath, and is on his way to becoming a Guiness World Record holder.

UAE based father-son duo on India trip create world record

16 Aug 2018

UAE based father-son duo on India trip create world record

An Abu Dhabi-based man and his five-year-old son on an India tour have set a Guinness world record for visiting the maximum number of UNESCO world heritage sites in less than 12 hours using public transport.

NY: Chillal's hand permanently-handicapped for not cutting nails for 66-years

12 Jul 2018

NY: Chillal's hand permanently-handicapped for not cutting nails for 66-years

India's Shridhar Chillal, 82, finally cut his nails after 66 years but his record of having the world's longest fingernails measuring over 31ft left his hand permanently handicapped.

82-year-old Indian man to finally cut fingernails after 66 years

11 Jul 2018

82-year-old Indian man to finally cut fingernails after 66 years

Shridhar Chillal, an octogenarian from Pune, will finally perform an ordinary chore that he hasn't done in the last 66 years - cut his fingernails, the longest in the world.

Indore man creates world-record of Yoga session at highest altitude

07 Jul 2018

Indore man creates world-record of Yoga session at highest altitude

An Indore-based trainer has claimed to have set a world record by holding a Yoga session at the highest altitude.

#InternationalYogaDay: Rajasthan breaks world record for largest yoga session

21 Jun 2018

#InternationalYogaDay: Rajasthan breaks world record for largest yoga session

Rajasthan today witnessed a world record by conducting the largest yoga session to mark the International Yoga Day at Kota, where over 1.5L people together performed yogic exercises.

Congresswoman Maloney joins Turban Day celebrations in New York

18 Apr 2018

Congresswoman Maloney joins Turban Day celebrations in New York

US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has commended the celebration of the Sikh culture through the annual Turban Day event at the iconic Times Square in New York, saying such events give the Sikh faith and tradition the respect it "deserves".

Now send birthday greetings to PM Modi personally

17 Sep 2016

Now send birthday greetings to PM Modi personally

On the occasion of PM Modi's birthday, a section has been introduced on the Narendra Modi app that enables users to send their wishes directly to him.