Fattest woman in the world

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World's Longest Moustache - Longest beard in the world

Ram Singh Chauhan (india) has the longest moustache in the world at 14ft (4.29m). Below is a picture of Ram and his amazing facial hair.

World’s biggest crocodile in Philippines

A small Philippine town on the southern island of Mindanao has laid claim to capturing the world’s largest crocodile, measured at 21 feet by Australian zoologist Adam Britton.

World's dirtiest man

Amou Haji, an 80-year-old Iranian, is being called the world's dirtiest man. In an article published Jan. 6, he told the Tehran Times that he hasn't bathed in 60 years.

World's biggest arms

The world's largest biceps belong to Mostafa Ismail (Egypt) and were measured for left arm flexed at 64.77 cm (25.5 in) and non-flexed 62.23 cm (24.5 in) and for right arm flexed at 63.5 cm (25 in) and non-flexed 60.96 cm (24 in).

MP's Surya Namaskar draws 70 lakh, sets world record

MP's Surya Namaskar draws 70 lakh, sets world record

As Madhya Pradesh gears up to create a world record today for largest aerobics demonstration (multi location) by holding mass Surya Namaskar on January 12 (which also happens to be Vivekananda Jayanti) across the state, Muslim leaders have equated it with idol worship and issued a fatwa against it.

Meanwhile, state Chief Minister Shiv Raj Singh Chauhan has urged the Muslim community to avoid taking any offense claiming that the ‘Surya Namaskar’ in schools across the state is not mandatory.

At present, the record for largest aerobics demonstration rests with Kazhakistan's multi location aerobic where 48, 45,098 people participated. To break this record, it is necessary that more than 48, 45,098 people participate in Surya Namaskar.

It was a different morning for students in Government schools and colleges and most of the private institutions in Madhya Pradesh. They reached the premises to set a world record to be registered in the Guinness Book of World Records.

The School Education Department claimed around 70 lakh people, including students from more than 6,000 schools in the State took part in the event.

Defying the fatwa issued by some Muslim bodies in Madhya Pradesh, a large number of Muslim students were also seen participating in the record making Surya Namaskar event.

Rajeshwari Rai, a Class VII student of the prestigious Cambridge Higher Secondary School said, “Though it was very cold in the morning, we participated in the Surya Namaskar held in the ground of our school. It was enthusiastic to see our teachers too stretching out with us.”

However, the young girl was not aware that the event was part of any record creating exercise.

Alima Khan, a Class X student of the Government Bab-e-Ali school in the walled city said, “We participated in the Surya Namaskar event held in the school despite it being very cold. As it was a collective exercise we enjoyed it and are happy that we are part of the world record team.”

Abdul Sami, a Class V student of Jawaharlal Nehru School said that while participating in the event, he did not repeat some mantras recited on the occasion, but he enjoyed the stretching exercise.

Sajid Siddiqui of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), who was one of the dozen Muslim organisations that had opposed the Surya Namaskar, and brought fatwa against the event, while speaking to The Pioneer, declined to comment over the participation of Muslims students in the event, saying, “We had opposed the event as it was against the Constitution.

Five organisations of Muslims had opposed the event and appealed to the Muslim parents not to send their wards to school on the day.

The event is being held in the schools of Madhya Pradesh for the past four years on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand, but this was the first time when the Government is claiming for world record.

The School Education Department had already intimated the officials of Guinness Book of World Records regarding this exercise. For the purpose, special arrangements were made by installing video cameras in all the campuses where Surya Namaskar was organised. The recording will be sent for review to those who handle the Guinness Book of World Records.

Thursday's event was an effort to break the Kazakhstan's record of holding world’s largest aerobics demonstration. The Guinness Book of World Record in largest aerobics demonstration is with Kazakhstan in which 48, 45,098 people had participated. The event was held on September 27, 2003 simultaneous multi location aerobics display was held, supported by Kazakhstan’s Presidential administration, to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was seen stretching not just himself as a participant, but also a part of the record bid. The signal to begin the Surya Namaskar was given via All India Radio. The enthusiastic Chief Minister was seen stretching out on the occasion, along with others at the local Naveen Higher Secondary School despite the fact that he was recently operated in his left palm. With 15 stitches, bandage was visible in his palm.

Official sources said it could take around a month for the decision of Guinness Book of World Records when Madhya Pradesh could set a new record.

Meanwhile, the Isai Mahasangh (IMS), that had been opposing the event stated that it would approached the Guinness World Records authorities asking them not to include the event, as it promotes communal discord in a multi-religious society. IMS Convener Fr Anand Muttungal told, "We are waiting for the news published in this regard. We would approach the authorities with the news clippings," he added.

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Lucy - World's smallest dog 2012

Lucy - World's smallest dog 2012

A tiny dog named Lucy has made her biggest achievement to date after landing a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

There's a good chance she'll get a few extra Choccy Drops in her pay packet after receiving this award.

A tiny dog called Lucy has been named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's smallest working dog.
The little Yorkshire terrier is just 5.7inches high and weighs only 2.5lb.

She was handed the certificate in recognition of her work as a therapy dog with the elderly and disabled.

The 5.7-inch tall, two-and-a-half pound pooch has been crowned the world's smallest working dog - smashing the previous record by three-and-a-half pounds.

The diminutive Yorkshire terrier works as a therapy dog with the elderly and disabled in New Jersey.

She visits hospitals and nursing homes to bring joy to those who need cheering up.

Her owner, Sally Leone Montufar, explained how the dog is now helping others are overcoming adversity as a puppy.

'A lady came into the pet boutique I work in with several dogs, hoping someone would claim them before she had to take them to the shelter,' she said.

'She was so pitiful and lethargic I couldn't leave her.

'As any a mother would, I vowed to help her. I wasn't going to turn my back. The others looked pretty healthy but she didn't.'

After nursing Lucy back to good health and sharing her with the needy around her local town of Smithville, Sally decided to see if there was some way to mark the dog's achievements.

'I said I bet she's not the tiniest, but I'm sure she's the tiniest therapy dog,' explained Sally.

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Lady Gaga - Highest number of followers on Twitter set World Record

Lady Gaga - Highest number of followers on Twitter set World Record

Having made waves all around the world with her singing talent, Lady Gaga has just dethroned Justin Bieber as the new Twitter ‘Queen’. No, we are not really talking about any Social Media titles here, Lady Gaga has just beat the record for having the highest number of followers on Twitter. She has amassed a whopping 18 million followers and the list is only expected to grow further.

While the figure does sound alarming, the fact that she has so many fan followers, is hardly a surprise. Lady Gaga has been a revelation from the time she stepped into the music world and has mesmerised people from all corners of the globe. Not only her captivating voice, but also the depth of the lyrics of her song has struck many chords.

Lady Gaga made her debut with the music album The Fame(2008). The songs of the album were absolute smash hits and ruled the charts for weeks to come. Along with the commercial success, The Fame got thumbs up from most of the critics. Two of its songs, “Just Dance” and “Poker Face” are still revered today.

Catching on the success of her first album, she released her second album The Fame Monster, which only reaffirmed her status as the latest pop sensation. This album made way to her eighteen month long tour, Monster Ball Tour. The tour was a resounding success and ranked among the highest-grossing concert tours of all time. Lady Gaga’s musical genius has won her five Grammy Awards and thirteen MTV Video Music Awards. She also has four Guinness World Records to her name. Sigh! What more can an artist achieve!

Lady Gaga considers pop legends like Madonna and Queen as her idols. However, music is not all that has given Lady Gaga the fame she enjoys today. She is also known for her chic sense of fashion. Its common to see Lady Gaga’s pictures splashed on Page 3 of newspapers in flashy, unique and imitable attires.