Saturday, May 24, 2008


Needles are used to ensure correct posture during a training session at a military base in Shenyang, Liaoning province May 6, 2008. This paramilitary unit will be responsible for the security of the Olympic soccer venue in Shenyang during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, local media reported. China's paramilitary forces must ensure domestic stability for the Beijing Olympics as well as tackle terrorist threats, commanders said at a security meeting.


Saeelandra Nath Roy, 42, a policeman by profession, uses his ponytail to pull three train coaches and its engine, weighing 47 tonnes, at a railway station in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri April 28, 2008. Roy attempted to enter his name in the Guinness Book of World Records by pulling the coaches with his hair.

REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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