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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.

Largest religious gathering of people at a single location

Posted by admin 27 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Largest religious gathering of people at a single location

The World record of ‘largest religious gathering of people at a single location’ has been achieved by Kumbh Mela of Allahabad Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Kumbh Mela held in Allahabad from 14th Jan 2013; to 10th Mar 2013; holds the record for the Worlld’s Largest Religious gathering. The number of people attending the Kumbh Mela in the year 2013 is more than 80 million. Kumbh Mela is a festival involving mass Hindu pilgrimage. It is held every third year in four different cities in India namely Ujjain, Nashik, Allahabad and Haridwar on a rotational basis. Thus, each of the above mentioned cities gets a chance to host the Kumbh Mela every twelve years. The Kumbh Mela of year 2013 is being held in Allahabad (Prayag) at the confluence of Ganges, Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati rivers. All the pilgrims who visit the Kumbh Mela take a holy dip in the confluence. The largest single gathering on one day was registered on 10th Feb. 2013 when a reported 30 million people were present on the banks of the confluence.

Artistic Conversion of Numbers to Pictures

Posted by admin 10 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Artistic Conversion of Numbers to Pictures

The World Record of creating ‘artful alphanumeric pictures’ has been achieved by Puppala Bapiraju from Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Mr. Bapiraju has drawn unique pictures using the numbers 1 – 100 & alphabets A – Z and creatively converted them into images of objects, cartoons and art. Pictures drawn by Mr. Bapiraju are learning enhancing for children.

Fastest Calculation of LCM

Posted by admin 29 Dec 2012 Comments Off
Fastest Calculation of LCM

The World Record “Fastest Calculation of LCM” has been achieved by Sayyad Rehan Ali from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. Mr. Rehan has calculated the least common multiple (LCM) of 125 two digit numbers. Maximum time of a LCM calculation was 4 seconds.

Sayyad Rehan Ali had attempted the record in the programme Miracle of One an initiative of Non Profit Organization SRV SEWA (Shri Vision Social Empowerment & Welfare Association) on 05/11/12 at J. J. Public School, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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.