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PAHAL scheme enters into Guinness Book of world records

Union Government’s ambitious Pratyaksha Hastaantarit Laabh (PAHAL) scheme has been acknowledged as the world’s largest cash transfer program (households) by the Guinness Book of World Records. Pratyaksha Hastaantarit Laabh (PAHAL) scheme The scheme was formally launched as Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme for LPG subsidy in 2013 in 291 districts under the aegis of Union Ministry Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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World’s largest flag unfurled in Tunisia

World’s largest flag was unfurled at an event in Ong Jmel in the southern desert area of Tunisia. Tunisian national flag of the size of 19 football pitches was unfurled in a bid to set a Guinness World Record and promote patriotism in the face of Islamist extremism. In this event hundreds of Tunisian’s participated Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Japan’s Maglev train makes new world speed record

Japan’s state-of-the-art Magnetic levitation technology (Maglev) train has clocked a new world speed record smashing through the 603 kilometre per hour mark in a test run near Mount Fuji. The new record has surpassed its previous record of 581 kilometre per hour which was set in 2003. Central Japan Railway Company owns this fastest passenger Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalScience & Technology

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Ashish Jakhar from Haryana sets National Youth record in hammer throw

Ashish Jakhar from Haryana on 17 April 2015 set a national youth record in boys’ hammer throw event and won gold medal in the 12th National Youth Athletics Championships held in Bambolim, Goa. In this event, Ashish had hurled 5kg ball-and-chain at record distance of 72.04 metres in a second throw which made a national Read More…

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Misao Okawa, Worlds oldest person dies in Japan at age 117

Misao Okawa, the World’s oldest person on 1 April 2015 died in Japan at the age of 117 and 27 days. She was awarded the Guinness World Records title of oldest living person as well as the oldest living woman on 27 February 2013, a few days before her 115th birthday. She was born in Read More…

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Saina Nehwal creates history by becoming first Indian woman player to become World No. 1

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on 28 March 2015 created history by becoming first Indian woman to be ranked number one in the world in Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings in Women’s Singles category. She achieved this rare feat after Spain’s Carolina Marin’s lost her semi-final match to Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon in the Indian Open Super Read More…

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Two-year-old toddler Cherukuli Dolly Shivani creates archery record

Two-year-old girl Cherukuli D0lly Shivani from Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh has created new record in Archery and has entered her name into the India Book of Records. She became the youngest Indian to score 200 points over five and seven-metre distances. At a show, she shot 36 arrows each from five metres and seven metres to Read More…

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