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Amazed New Year celebration 2014, left 364 days (Videos)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on January 1, 2014

The whole world was amazed with fireworks, dancing and late-night reverie welcoming New year 2014 and now we need to continue our mirth and merriment to the whole year with remarkable achievements.

Dubai attempted to smash the fireworks world record as it ushered in 2014 with a bang, as a wave of pyrotechnics swept around the globe to celebrate the New Year. The Middle East hub was hoping to break the Guinness World Record for the largest-ever display, pledging to set off more than 400,000 fireworks. People crowded in the streets below took pictures on their mobile phones as the salvo lit up the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower at 830 metres high. Guinness World Record officials were on hand to measure the scale of Dubai’s event, which needed to be longer than five minutes to qualify. Kuwait set the record in 2011 with an hour-long blast of 77,282 fireworks.

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Whatever is bright and beautiful, whatever means the most to you, whatever brings you happiness, and these are the things I wish for you and your family. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014

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Vishwakarma stars as Nepal and Zimbabwe win

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 25, 2012

Espncricinfo

The Nepal spinner Rahul Vishwakarma recorded the best bowling figures of the tournament when he finished with a remarkable 6 for 3 from 6.2 overs at the Peter Burge Oval in Brisbane. His efforts set up a comprehensive six-wicket win for Nepal over Papua New Guinea in their 13th place play-off, as Papua New Guinea were skittled for 89 having chosen to bat. Vishwakarma, who bowls left-arm orthodox, demolished the middle order and then capped off his performance by completing a run-out to end the innings in the 34th over, leaving Nepal with a simple chase on their hands.

Three wickets from Albert Geita wasn’t enough for Papua New Guinea, who could do nothing to stop Nepal from cruising to their target with more than 30 overs to spare. Naresh Budayair top scored with 27 as Nepal finished on 90 for 4, and Vishwakarma ended the day as the tournament’s second leading wicket taker behind England’s Reece Topley.

Zimbabwe proved too strong for Namibia in their 15th place play-off at the WEP Harris Oval in Brisbane, where half-centuries to Ryan Burl and Matthew Bentley set up a 70-run victory for Zimbabwe. Having chosen to bat, Zimbabwe were in trouble at 10 for 2 as Jason Davidson (3 for 26) removed both the openers, before Bentley and Kevin Kasuza (33) resurrected the innings. They put on 62 for the third wicket before Kasuza departed and Bentley, the Zimbabwe captain, combined with Burl for a 113-run fourth-wicket stand. Bentley made 67 and Burl scored 78, and while the contributions from the Zimbabwe lower order fell away significantly, they had done enough to reach 236 for 9.

Namibia struggled to recover from a wobbly start to their chase as they stumbled to 49 for 4 in the 15th over. Gerhard Erasmus (32) did what he could to put the chase back on track but Luke Jongwe and Peacemore Zimwa picked up three wickets each as Namibia struggled for traction. Jongwe grabbed the final wicket in the 41st over, with Namibia on 166, still 71 runs short of their target. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guinness World Records Day 2010: Amazing World Records Around The World (PHOTOS):

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 20, 2010


3 records out of 15 from Nepal. And two shortest records from the country of the highest peak of the world.
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3-year-old Nepali singer vies for world record

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 19, 2010

Xinhua

Challenging Romanian youngest singer Cleopatra Stratan’s world record, Nepali youngest singer Atithi Gautam K.C. has given a performance at a live concert here in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Sunday.

The three-year-old kid sang three songs, including Nepali national anthem. She was accompanied by her elder sister Ushna K.C. in harmonium and her father Uddhab K.C. who is a Nepali folk singer, sitting next to her during the concert.

“No records have been found yet in Guinness Book of World Records of a child singer at this early age, so we work on to process to record Atithi and her first album in the world record, ” Atithi’s farther told Xinhua on Sunday.

“Atithi started singing at the age of two. She got a habit of imitating her sister,” he added. According to him, Atithi is good at singing classical songs which is even tough for primary graduates of classical.

Audience at the concert got astonished seeing three-year-old kid performing at live concert. The kid has good memory to track on lyrics and can sing. Read the rest of this entry »

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