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Jamia Millia Islamia student breaks Pakistan's Guinness World record
Sunday February 2, 2014 10:04 PM, ummid.con News Network

Mohammad Faisal, son of a farmer and a 4th year engineering student at Jamia Millia Islamia, broke the Guinness World record earlier held by Pakistan.

At an event organized at MassCoMedia Institute in Noida on January 10, 2014, Mohammad Faisal, son of Haji Hafeezullah, a farmer in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh broke the record in the category of "Most Countries identified from Capital Cities in One Minute", reported website India Tomorrow.

Mohammad Faisal identified 52 countries with their capitals in one minute whereas Pakistan's Mohammad Taha, who held the record, could identify only 45 countries with their capital cities in the same time.

This new record of Faisal will be registered in the Guinness Book of World Records. The organizers video-recorded the entire competition and sent the clips to the office of the Guinness Book of World Records in London.

Faisal had earlier registered his name in the Guinness Book in the category of memorising most items in one minute. He established the new record in the Guinness World Records by memorising longest sequence of objects in one minute at a function organised jointly by India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC) and Noble Education Foundation (NEF) at IICC auditorium in the Capital on May 18, 2011.

The 25-year old Faisal broke the last record of Sudhanshu Singhal, who had made history in this category by memorising 17 words in one minute. Faisal memorised 18 different objects in the same period of time.

Faisal, who has also memorised 600 years calendar, is also running an online institute with various courses like memory improvement, speed math and brain power etc.

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