'Achievement and Initiatives'

World’s Longest Bridge

Posted by admin 20 Mar 2013 Comments Off
World’s Longest Bridge

The world record of the ‘longest bridge in the world’ has been achieved by Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge from Jiangsu, China.

The total length of the bridge is 164.8 kilometers (102.4 mi) and lies on the long viaduct on the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway line. Almost the entire length of the Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge is of the viaduct style of construction. The bridge is located on the rail line between Shanghai and Nanjing in East China’s Jiangsu province. The total cost of building the bridge was $ 8.5 billion and was completed in 2011.

Preventwet: Machine Preventing Clothes from Getting Wet

Posted by admin 10 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Preventwet: Machine Preventing Clothes from Getting Wet

The world record of Youngest to achieve ‘Preventwet’has been achieved by Mr. Piyush Agrawal from Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, India.

Mr. Piyush Agarwal in age of 16 invented the machine ‘Preventwet’; an auto actuating cloth-line which carries hung cloth in & out automatically by sensing the humidity and helps to prevent the clothes from getting wet in rain, snow or heavy wind flow.

Longest Time to Walk in Space by a Female

Posted by admin 05 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Longest Time to Walk in Space by a Female

The World Record of ‘longest time to walk in space by a female’ has been achieved by Sunita Williams, USA.

NASA Astronaut, Sunita Williams has set the world record for a woman to walk in space for the longest duration on July 14, 2012. Sunita set the record while she and her colleague Japan’s Akihiko Hoshide fixed the electric supply arrangements of the international space centre. Sunita spent a total of 44 hours, 2 minutes stroll in space.

Program being Broadcasted on Most Number of TV Channels Simultaneously

Posted by admin 29 Dec 2012 Comments Off
Program being Broadcasted on Most Number of TV Channels Simultaneously

The World Record of ‘most number of TV channels broadcasting a single program simultaneously’ has been achieved by ‘Satyameva Jayate’ telecasted in India.

This talk show focused on a number of salient issues faced by the modern Indian society and received top ratings from media, critics as well as public. The show featured various sensitive social issues prevalent in India such as female foeticides, child sexual abuse, dowry, medical malpractice, honour killings, insensitivity towards the physically disabled, domestic violence, overuse of pesticides leading to pesticide poisoning, alcoholism, untouchability, plight of senior citizens and water crisis etc.