Siachin : World Highest Battle Field - The Siachen Glacier is located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalaya Mountains along the disputed India-Pakistan border at about 35°30′N 77°00′E / 35.5°N 77.0°E. India controls all of the Siachen Glacier itself, including all tributary glaciers. The Siachen Glacier (Siachen meaning "Black Rose" in Balti), discovered in 1907, is the world´s longest glacier outside the polar regions and world highest battle field. Click here to read more
Khardung La - World's Highest Motorable Road - Khardung La (la means pass in Tibetan) (elevation 5359 m) is a high mountain pass located in the Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The local pronunciation is "Khardong La" or "Khardzong La," but, as with most names in Ladakh, the romanised spelling varies. It is the highest motorable road in the world as signs put up by the Border Roads Organization proudly proclaim. Click here to read more.
Deepest "Step Well" of the world - Chand Baori - In the village Abhaneri near Jaipur in Rajasthan, state of India you can find Chand Baori, a famous deepest step well of the world. Chand Baori was built in 9th century by the King Raja Chand . It’s 35 m wide from each side, 13 stories, 3500 narrow steps and is 100 feet deep. Click here to read more.
World's oldest dam - Grand Anicut Dam - The Grand Anicut, also known as the Kallanai, is an ancient dam built on the Kaveri River near Tirchi in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. It was built by the Chola king Karikalan around the 2nd Century BC and is considered one of the oldest water-diversion or water-regulator structures in the world, still in use. Click here to read more.
Mawsynram : Wettest Place in the World - Mawsynram is a village in the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya state in north-eastern India, 56 kilometers from Shillong. It is reportedly the wettest place on Earth, with an annual rainfall of 11,872 mm (about 39 feet), but since it has no meteorological department in the area, Cherrapunji is still officially considered the place recording world’s highest rainfall. Click here to read more.
|Jal Mahal, Jaipur|
Majuli - World's Largest Fresh Water Island - Majuli is the largest fresh Water mid-river deltaic island in the world. It is situated in the upper reaches of the river Brahmaputra in Assam. Its wide blue sky, Holy River floating across the banks, and beautiful landscape is the best example of God’s creation. Click here to read more.
City Montessori School, Lucknow - World's Largest School by People - City Montessori School (CMS), Lucknow is a private school that offers education up to the level of under-graduation, in Lucknow, India. The school is the largest school in the world in terms of pupils. By 2010 its enrollment had reached 39,437 pupils. CMS is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations. The school has been ranked 6th in the "most respected secondary schools" in India list compiled by IMRB in 2007. Click here to read more.
Yak Golf Course - World's Highest Golf Course - Situated at a height at of 13,025 from the sea level, Yak Golf Course in Kupup in East Sikkim do features in Guinness Book of World Records as the Highest Golf Course in the World on 10 October, 2006. Click here to read more.
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) - World largest CNG powered bus service operator- Prior to independence in 1930s, public transport in the Delhi was in private hands, with people relying mainly on tangas and the bus services of the ‘Gwalior Transport Company’ and ‘Northern India Transport Company’. But with the growing city, it soon proved inadequate, thus Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus system was established in May 1948. DTC - CNG powered bus service operator in the world is the main public transport operator of Delhi and NCR region. It's also the world cleanest public bus service running on CNG. Click here to read more.
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam - World's Largest Masonry Dam- Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is the world's largest masonry (brick or stonework) dam built across Krishna River in Nagarjuna Sagar, Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh, India, between 1955 and 1967. It creates the third largest man-made lake in the world. Apart from this, some remains of the Buddhist civilization dating back to the 3rd century A.D, are seen on an island called Nagarjunakonda located in a man-made lake on the other side of the river Krishna. Click here to read more.
Sivappu Mazhai - World's Fastest Film Produced (Script to Screen) - The shortest time taken to make a feature length film from scripting to screening is 11 days 23 hours and 45 minutes for Sivappu Mazhai (India, 2009) produced in Chennai, India, from 22 May to 3 June 2009. The world fastest movie is scheduled for theatrical release on April 2010 around the world. Click here to read more.
Mahabharata - World's Longest Epic Poem - The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana. The epic is part of itihasa. With more than 74,000 verses and about 1.8 million words in total, the Mahabharata is one of the longest epic poems in the world. It is roughly ten times the size of the Iliad and Odyssey combined, roughly five times longer than Dante's Divine Comedy, and about four times the size of the Ramayana. Click here to read more.
World's Largest Photo Album (Wedding) - Bharatmatrimony.com, largest matchmaking company with presence both online, with over 450 Matrimony portals, and offline with 150+ company owned retail outlets, gathered to set the Guinness Book of World Record with the World’s Largest Photo Album (Wedding) featuring the contributions by the public. Click here to read more.
Great Rann of Kutch - World's Largest Salt Desert - The Great Rann of Kutch, is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India and the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is about 7,505.22 square kilometres (2,897.78 sq mi) in size and is reputed to be the largest salt desert in the world. Click here to read more.
Pangong Lake (Ladakh) - one of the highest and largest lake in Asia - Pangong Lake also called Pangong Tso or Banggong Co (Tibetan) is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 135 km long one of the largest lake in Asia. Its area falls under both India and China. One third of it is in India and remaining in China. Click here to read more.
World's Biggest Motorcycle Riding Human Pyramid - On June 11, 2008, the Indian Army’s "Dare Devil" motorcycle display team broke its own record to form the world’s biggest motorcycle riding pyramid of people. Team has found a place in the prestigious Guinness Book of World Records when it successfully carried 251 men on 11 motorcycles for a record-breaking distance of 240 metres. Several army jawans, officers and common people gathered at the ground to witness the event. Click here to read more.
Jamnagar Refinery - World's Largest Oil Refining Complex - The Jamnagar Refinery is a private sector crude oil refinery owned by Reliance Industries in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. The refinery was commissioned on 14 July 1999 with an installed capacity of 668,000 barrels per day (106,200 m3/d). It is the largest refinery in the world. Click here to read more.
Taj-Ul-Masjid : Asia's Largest Mosque - Taj-ul-Masajid literally means "the crown of mosques", also spelt as Taj-ul-Masaajid and Taj-ul-Masjid, is a mosque situated in Bhopal, India. This is the largest mosque in Asia. Click here to read more.
Dhai Seedhi Ki Masjid : Asia's Smallest Mosque - Some things in are difficult to miss; like Upper Lake, the largest manmade lake in , which dominates the landscape here, or Taj-ulMasjid, the immense mosque – one of Asia’s largest – which tops any list of city sights. But until recently I, like pretty much everyone else who’s ever been Bhopal, had no idea that this fascinating city was also home to the Asia’s mosque – Dhai Seedhi Ki Masjid (Mosque of two and half step). Click here to read more.
India first superfast double decker train - The first superfast air-conditioned Double Decker (12931/12932) Ahmedabad-Mumbai express train was flagged off on September 19, 2012 by the Union Minister of State for Railways Bharat Sinh Solanki. Click here to read more.
Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple - World's Richest Hindu Temple - Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Thiruvananthapuram, India. The shrine is currently run by a trust headed by the royal family of Travancore. It has become the World’s richest Hindu temple (overtaking the Tirupati Temple) after a vast treasure trove of gold coins, jewels and precious stones were unearthed. The opening of four vaults reveals a vast bounty that unofficial estimates at 22 billion US dollars (1,00,000 Crores). Click here to read more.
Bhangarh-Asia's Most Haunted Place - At the edge of the Sariska Tiger Reserve, between Jaipur and Alwar in Rajasthan, is Bhangarh, popularly known as the “ghost city of India. It is considered to be the Most Haunted Place in whole Asia. Click here to read more.
Hero Cycles - World's No. 1 Cycle Manufacturer - Hero Cycles Limited, based in Ludhiana Punjab, India, is a manufacturer of bicycles and bicycle related products. Hero Cycles Ltd (HCL), established in 1956, became the largest bicycle manufacturer in the country in 1975. The Hero Group company went on to become the world’s No 1 in 1986.Click here to read more.
Kashmiri Saffron - World's Costliest Spice - Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the saffron crocus and is considered to be the most expensive spice of the world. Click here to read more.
World's Largest Chapati - The largest chapati weighed 63.99 kg (141 lb 1 oz) and was made by the Shree Jalarm Mandir Jirnodhar Samitee organisation at the Jalaram Temple, Jamnagar, on 15 January 2005. Click here to read more.Tungnath - World's Highest Hindu Pilgrimage - The Tunganath (literal meaning: Lord of the peaks) is the world’s highest Hindu pilgrim Temple dedicated to Shiva. Tungnath situated in the height of above 12000ft in Rundraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India. The temple is believed to be 1000 years old and is the second in the pecking order of the Panch Kedars. Click here to read more.
Indra Sabha - Movie having most no. of Songs - Movie Indra Sabha released in 1932, the very next year after Alam Ara (first Indian talkie), holds the world record for having most no. of songs in any musical ever made. It featured 71 songs...................Click here to read more.
The Grand Dragon Hotel - World's Highest Hotel - Hotel The Grand Dragon Ladakh, the only Star Luxury hotel in Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir is the world’s highest hotel. It is situated at 11300 ft...................Click here to read more.
Khajuraho Group of Monuments - The Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Khajuraho is a famous tourist and archaeological site known for its sculptured temples dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu, and Jain patriarchs, famous for their erotic sculptures. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered to be one of the "seven wonders" of India...................Click here to read more.
World's Tallest Family - The Kulkarni family has been featured in Limca Book of Records since the inception as the tallest couple with a combined height of 4.09 m. They are now hoping to set a new world record with their combined height. Sharad Kulkarni, 52, stands at 7ft 1.5-inch tall and his wife Sanjot, 46, is 6ft 2.6-inches tall. Their daughters, 22-year-old Mruga and 16-year-old Sanya, are 6ft 1inch and 6ft 4inches respectively. The four-member family's combined height is a staggering 26ft................... Click here to read more.
Hindustan Ambassador - World's Best Taxi - The good old Hindustan Ambassador car was voted as the world’s best taxi in the Beaulieu’s World of Top Gear, a global automotive programme aired on the BBC in 2013. The Top Gear-organised show saw India’s Amby beat its competitors from all over the world...................Click here to read more.
World most expensive Indian Silk Saree - Navratna stones and gold embroidery – The Chennai Silks used all that and more to weave the 'Vivaah Patu', the most expensive Indian silk sari in the world sold at Rs. 3,931,627, and entered the Guinness World Records in 2008...................Click here to read more.