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Virat Kohli breaks MS Dhoni’s record of overseas Test wins

Virat Kohli breaks MS Dhonis record. Virat Kohli added a new feather in his cap as he surpassed former captain MS Dhoni’s Test record, after Team India thumped Sri Lanka 3-0 in a three-match Test series on Monday. Kohli led India to a first full series win on foreign soil after winning the third Test

Man create record Ate 72 Hotdogs In 10 minutes

Every time someone asks me who is my role model and who is that one person in the whole wide world I look up to, I am going to say.Man create record Ate 72 Hotdogs.This is his 10th title and we couldn’t be happier.Joey is an American Competitive Eater – a job all of are

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A survey team engaged by a political party to gauge the election mood of people in Punjab which goes to polls on February 4 revealed that Lambi constituency, from where Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is contesting, had majority of the villages supporting Badal. A single liner was being posed to the people on

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  Cautious after the shoe attack on politicians, police on Friday asked the audience to remove their shoes before Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s visit to Mansa. It was an altogether different view of a public rally with gathering sitting barefoot and keeping the shoes lined up beside the mat. The cops

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Aam Aadmi Party has created a flutter with appeal to the voters in Punjab to exercise their vote as if voting for party chief Arvind Kejriwal as the state’s Chief Minister. This appeal came from Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who said, “Aap yeh samjhiye ki aap Kejriwal to vote de rahen hain”, he

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As the Congress on Monday, while releasing its poll manifesto, promised to make an addition of free tea and sugar along with the SAD-BJP government’s existing scheme of free atta-dal to those living below the poverty line (BPL), it made people expect something more from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). If one section of society

India attempts, break 'largest tennis lesson' record

India attempts to break ‘largest tennis lesson’ record

India attempts, break ‘largest tennis lesson’ record Chennai: With as many as 956 young champions clustered at a tennis training session with players and coaches here, India attempted to break a record of “the largest tennis lesson”. The current such Guinness World Record was made in 2015, with 803 people. It was by Northern Vision

NASA’s MMS creates new Guinness World Record

Washington: NASA has said its Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS — that is giving scientists new insight into Earths magnetosphere — now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal. Operating in a highly elliptical orbit around Earth, the MMS satellites set the record at 70,006.4 kilometres above the surface,

Record power generation by NTPC’s Himachal plant

Shimla: Public sector NTPC’s 800 MW Koldam Hydro Power Station in Himachal Pradesh has achieved a record generation, it was announced on Saturday. It has generated 2,635.76 million units (MUs) against the design energy of 2,506.77 MUs in the first two quarters of this fiscal year, Group General Manager Sanjeev Kishore said in a statement.

PM, Sonia congratulate Jhajharia on record javelin throw

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday congratulated javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia on winning a gold medal at the Paralympics. Modi in a statement said: “Congratulations to Devendra Jhajharia for the historic and well-deserved gold at the Paralympics. We are very proud of him.” Sonia Gandhi in a statement

Liu breaks world record to win 200m freestyle S2 gold

Rio de Janeiro: China’s Liu Benying set a new world record as he grabbed a gold in the 200 metre freestyle S2 at the 2016 Rio Paralympics here. The 20-year-old clocked three minutes 41.54 seconds to beat the previous record held by countryman Zou Liankang by almost eight seconds on Sunday, reports Xinhua. Zou took

Record number of Americans dislike Hillary Clinton: Poll

Washington: US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s image is at its record low with Americans in her 25-year national public life, according to a new poll. According to the Washington Post/ABC News poll on Wednesday, 56 per cent of Americans now hold unfavorable views of Clinton with 41 percent regarding the former secretary of state

Rousseff defends record at impeachment trial

Brazil: Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff has defended her record during her impeachment trial in the Senate. Rousseff on Monday said her conscience was “absolutely clean” and that she had not committed any crime, BBC reported. She is accused of illegally manipulating the budget to hide a growing deficit, BBC reported on Monday. Testifying in

‘Khaira has set Olympics record in fence-sitting’

Punjab Congress on Monday took a jibe at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Sukhpal Singh Khaira, saying he has set Olympics record in fence-sitting.“If the fence-sitting was an event in Olympics, India would be assured of one gold medal at least with someone like you (Khaira), who has mastered the art (of fence-sitting), representing

US swimmer Ledecky sets world record in women’s 800m freestyle

Rio de Janeiro: Swimmer Katie Ledecky of the United States has set a world record in women’s 800m freestyle event at the Rio Olympics. Ledecky completed the distance in 8 minutes 04.79 seconds here on Friday, reports Sputnik. The previous world record (8 minutes 06.68 seconds) was also set by Ledecky in January this year.

World record as athletics begin amid doping scandal

Rio De Janeiro: Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana launched the Rio Olympics athletics by smashing the women’s 10,000m world record as the Games reeled from doping scandals. Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi was suspended for failing a doping test and a Polish weightlifter and Bulgarian runner were both kicked out for drugs transgressions. In shock results, defending champion

Rio Olympics: Rostami claims men’s 85 weightlifting gold breaking world record

Rio de Janeiro:  Kianoush Rostami of Iran won the gold medal in the men’s 85kg weightlifting by breaking his own world record at the ongoing Rio Olympic Games here. Rostami here on Friday evening, snatched 179kg, lifted 217kg in his last jerk, totalling at 396kg, to break the total world record of 395kg set by

Breaking: China’s Deng wins weightlifting gold, sets world record

Rio de Janeiro: China’s Deng Wei, a three-time world weightlifting champion but an Olympic rookie, made her debut at the ongoing Olympic Games by taking the gold medal in the 63 kilogram (139 pound) category and setting a new world record. The 23-year-old Deng, who won the world championship in the 58 kilogram (128 pound) category

Chinese firm makes record-breaking optic fibre transmission

Beijing: A Chinese firm has claimed to have developed a type of optic fibre that can transmit 400 terabytes of data per second, setting a new world record. Such capacity would allow for simultaneous phone calls by 4.8 billion people and the transmission of 40,000 blue-ray high definition movies (10 gigabytes per movie) in one

Record holder Swastic meets Guv

Fastest time record holder to write element symbols for the complete periodic table, Swastik Garg from Solan district called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan, Shimla on Saturday. He is a world record holder, who wrote all the element symbols for the periodic table in just one minute, 23 seconds. The Governor congratulated the