New 2006 edition of Limca Book of Records unveiled

Showcases over 10,000 awe-inspiring feats in 18 easy- to-understand-sections describing the highest levels of human endurance and seemingly impossible achievements

  • Atul Singh, President and CEO of Coca-Cola India, felicitated Padma Vibhushan Shri Satish Gujral and Dr. Vijaypat Singhania, renowned industrialist and aviator, J.N Kaul, President, SOS Villages, all being part of the eminent "People Of The Year" section in the 2006 edition of the record book
  • As part of the launch of Limca Book Of Records 2006, inspiring efforts of some of the record holders were also recognized - Cdr Uday K. Sondhi, Shaurya Chakra winner and a helicopter pilot with special abilities and Nishant Kasibhatla, record holder for memorizing 200 binary numbers in just 3 minutes 21 seconds and recall them in 5 minutes
  • With the launch of the 2006 edition, the record book entered into its 17th year of tribute to Indian achievers from across the globe. Limca Book of Records was first launched in 1990
  • Out of a total of 18 sections, some of the most interesting chapters include Human Story, Education, Medical Sciences, Business, Sports, Nature, Adventure etc

New Delhi, 8th June 2006 - Limca Book of Records marking the beginning of an all-new year of Indian records was launched at a special ceremony. With 18 refreshing & informative sections, the record book celebrates over 10,000 remarkable achievements of Indians from around the world. The book was unveiled amidst a felicitation ceremony by Atul Singh, President and CEO of Coca-Cola India and Vijaya Ghose, Editor - Limca Book of Records for the "People of the Year" including Shri Satish Gujral, India's world-renowned painter, sculptor, muralist, graphic designer and architect, ace aviator and industrialist Dr. Vijaypat Singhania Chairman Emeritus of Raymond Ltd and J.N Kaul- President of SOS Villages, a renowned NGO providing shelter to orphaned and homeless children. Also present were record holders, Shaurya Chakra winner Cdr. Uday K. Sondhi (the only Indian to be cleared to fly a helicopter with an artificial leg), and Nishant Kasibhatla (has the unmatched ability to memorize 200 binary numbers in just 3 minutes 21 seconds and recall them in 5 minutes without any mistake).

The 17th avatar of the Limca Book Of Records incorporates achievements across 18 'buzzing' fields like Medical Science, Radio, television, Entertainment, Transport etc. showcasing records made and broken across India giving out a wealth of information to readers of all age groups. There are interviews with 10 leading personalities - Shuba Mudgal, Ekta Kapoor etc. The book also features SOS villages, Bajaj Group of Companies, LIC and BHEL as part of its "Doing India Proud" section. Other "People Of The Year" in the 2006 edition include Dr V. Shantha, Magsaysay award winner and Chairperson of Cancer Institute and Joshna Chinnappa, first Indian to win U-19 British Junior Squash title and the youngest national women's champion.

Speaking on the occasion Atul Singh, President and CEO Coca-Cola India said, "We at Coca-Cola India are proud to launch the all-new and invigorated Limca Book of Records 2006. This book goes beyond just paying tribute to Indians who have the drive to excel; it in fact inspires us to believe that nothing is impossible. The record book is clearly a succinct summarization of India at her best."

According to Vijaya Ghose, Editor of the Limca Book of Records, "Limca Book of Records has since its inception in 1990, been a book with the aim to seek out, encourage and applaud efforts of Indians conquering the impossible. Over the years we have diversified our sections, changed the records, added new types of entries and changed the look of book time and again. Today, the book has truly become the most trusted and the most valued infotainment source, read as much for its authenticity as for its presentation of rare and little-known facts.

About Limca Book of Records

Limca Book of Records is an extension of the Limca brand. Launched in India in 1990, it is the second book of records in the world after Guinness Book of Records. The book aims to identify people who have the spirit to excel and follow their goal with single-minded passion. It lays emphasis on unique achievements of our countrymen and is a salute to all those people who want to do something different and be remembered for their distinctive deeds. Being the first of its kind, this book was an instant hit with people from all generations.

The book divides records into easy sections like Agriculture, Education, Business, Sports, Nature, Adventure, etc. In its efforts to recognize the best in all fields, starting 1992, the book selected outstanding achievers in their chosen field. Called 'People of the Year', it included stalwarts like Ameen Sayani, Koneru Humpy, Chandrababu Naidu, Prannoy Roy, Bachendri Pal. The People of the Year for 2005 included Dr Naresh Trehan, Mike Pandey, Lt. Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Sheila Dixit and Navin Gulia. While this year's list includes - Satish Gujral, J. N Kaul, Dr. V. Shantha, Dr. Vijaypat Singhania and Joshna Chinnapa

About Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company. Along with Coca-Cola, recognized as the world's most-valuable brand, the Company markets four of the world's top five soft drink brands, including Diet Coke, Fanta and Sprite, and a wide range of other beverages, including diet and light soft drinks, waters, juices and juice drinks, teas, coffees and sports drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy the Company's beverages at a rate exceeding 1 billion servings each day

For further information please contact -

Perfect Relations

Sonika Hussain



Latest Reads
Anil Ambani’s Reliance sues NDTV for Rs 10,000 cr for Rafale coverage

NDTV has been sued for Rs 10,000 crore by Anil Ambani's Reliance Group in an Ahmedabad court for its reportage on the Rafale fighter jet deal. The lawsuit is filed against NDTV's weekly show, Truth vs Hype, which aired on 29 September.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Republic TV leads English news genre in BARC week 41

Republic TV continued to lead the English news genre as per All India BARC data week 41. No changes were noticed this week in the English business news genre. Aaj Tak maintained its lead across every Hindi news genre for yet another week. Hindi news urban genre remained unchanged. Zee News dropped...

Television TV Channels Viewership
Star Utsav bags leadership in GEC (U+R) in BARC week 41

Star Utsav and Zee Anmol swapped their first and second positions in the Hindi (U+R) genre in Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) data for week 41 of 2018. Star Plus and Big Magic exchanged their eighth and ninth positions in the rural market. Star Bharat and Sony Sab swapped their fifth and...

Television TV Channels Viewership
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) extends exclusive television and digital rights partnership with ABB FIA Formula E championship

Sony Pictures Network India (SPN) will continue to broadcast each round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship for a further two seasons across the Indian sub-continent - including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Television TV Channels Sports
James Gough’s innovative idea will be incubated with the intent to prototype it at Formula 1®’s Media & Technology Centre

Formula 1® Managing Director of Motorsports, Ross Brawn, and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Driver, Lewis Hamilton, today crowned James Gough the winner of this year’s USD $50,000 F1® Innovation Prize at the FORMULA 1 PIRELLI 2018 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX in Austin.

Television TV Channels Sports
FLIX FIRST SCREENING: &flix makes October spookier with the multi-city theatrical premiere of Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

&flix, the all-new destination for the most-awaited Hollywood blockbusters, brings the much-anticipated sequel Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween on Thursday, October 25

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
BIG Ganga Goes All Out to Delight Its Audience This Festive Season, Launches Engrossing Range of Shows

With the festive season right around the corner, BIG Ganga, the number one Bhojpuri channel in the Hindi heartland

Television TV Channels GECs
Time Maharashtra.....Feel The Pulse of Maharashtra

Viasys Digital Network Pvt. Ltd, under the leadership of founder chairman Mr. Sudesh Bhosle brings together a blend of Media and IT skills bagged by a deep understanding of Global Media.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

As the country gears up to celebrate the symbolic victory of good over evil, EPIC makes the day special for their viewers by airing special programming for the festival of Vijayadashami.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories