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Remembering Bollywood Legend Actor Balraj Sahni

This year marks the 103rd birth anniversary of the much-respected artist Balraj Sahni. It also happens to be his 43rd death anniversary. One of the icons of Punjabi intellectual world, his dignified presence on the silver screen lent a high measure of respectability to the films he was associated with. Here is a recap of the life and work of …

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Ukraine sets World Record: Largest movable metal structure

Ukraine sets World Record: Largest movable metal structure

Chernobyl, Ukraine – November 30, 2016 – Ukraine unveiled the world’s largest moveable metal structure over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s doomed fourth reactor to ensure the safety of Europeans for future generations; the gigantic arch soars 108 metres (355 feet) into the sky — making it taller than New York‘s Statue of Liberty — while its weight of 36,000 …

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USA breaks Guinness world record: Oldest woman in space

USA breaks Guinness world record: Oldest woman in space

Baikonur, Kazakhstan – November 18, 2016 – A Soyuz rocket carrying veteran Nasa astronaut Peggy Whitson, French newcomer Thomas Pesquet and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy lifted off from the Russia-leased launch facility in Kazakhstan and went into orbit eight minutes later; Whitson, who will celebrate her 57th birthday in February while on the ISS, has become the oldest woman to …

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USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest human image of an arrowhead

USA breaks Guinness world record: Largest human image of an arrowhead

Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA – November 22, 2016 – To celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, the staff of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park decided to set a world record; 323 people park rangers, other park employees, and Gatlinburg residents came together to form the shape of a giant arrowhead, which is the National Park Service logo, …

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World’s Best Art Museums विश्व के सर्वोत्तम कला संग्रहालय

दुनिया में यूँ तो हर तरह के संग्राहलय मोजूद हैं परन्तु इनमें से कुछ में इतिहास की कुछ सबसे बेहतरीन कलाकृतियों का खजाना तथा उनके साथ जुड़े इतिहास के सबसे बड़े रहस्य व् उनके जवाब हैं। आपको ऐसे ही कुछ संग्राहलयो के बारे में यहाँ बता रहे हैं – स्टेट हर्मिटेज म्यूजियम एंड विंटर पैलेस (सेंट पीटर्सबर्ग, रूस) यह विश्व …

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UK Guinness World Record: Smallest Rubik’s Cube

UK Guinness World Record: Smallest Rubik's Cube

Ipswitch, UK – October 11, 2016 – Tony Fisher, who holds the World Record for largest Rubik’s cube after building a puzzle measuring more than 5 feet tall, created a Rubik’s cube measuring only .22 inches ((5.6mm) on each side, thus setting the new world record for the Smallest Rubik’s cube. Photo: Tony Fisher, who holds the Guinness World Record …

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Belgium World Record: Most People Waving Hands Simultaneously

Belgium World Record: Most People Waving Hands Simultaneously

Brussels, Belgium – October 4, 2016 – During the IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels, called the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme, which was celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Belgian Olympic athletes were being welcomed by 41500 enthusiastic visitors waving their hands, thus setting the new world record for the Most people waving hands simultaneously. The round of honor of …

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