Sunday, January 27, 2008


He grew up in Pont l'abbe Brittany . His mother is a hairdresser and his father was a vocational school metal shop teacher. He graduated in 2000 from the University Kumiere Lyon with a degree in Financial Operations.He has been in the news recently. Who is he and why has he been in the news?

The guy in Jerome Kerviel and he has been linked with losses of approximately €4.9 billion (US$7.16 billion) stemming from fraudulent equity index futures trading.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Debut Scuderia Drivers Champions

Kimi Raikonnen became the second Driver in Formula 1 to win the drivers world championship with his first season in Ferrari. There has been only one other driver who has done this. Who is that?

Juan Manuel Fangio was the only other driver to win a drivers championship with his first year at Ferrari.

Monday, January 07, 2008

Odyssey Quiz 2008

Original Message from Diwakar Pingle
Dear All,
The registrations for the Odyssey Open Quiz 2008 (Jan 26th 2008, MusicAcademy, Chennai, Team of Three, Open General Quiz) is on - please note that the registrations this time is online only and there is noneed to go to the stores to collect and submit the forms. To register your team please go to this link and register -

Please note that you will have to carry a print out of theconfirmation that you receive from the Odyssey Leisure store as aproof of entry.People marked on this mail - Please circulate this among your respective Quizzing Clubs based on which city you operate in.
Diwakar Pingle


Saturday, January 05, 2008

What am I talking about?

For 20 years from 1988 to 2007- Rebound Ace was used. But to reduce the stickyness it was changed in 2008. What was it changed to and what am I talking about?

This is the surface on which the Australian Open matches are played. In 1988 the hardcourts were layed out with a material called Rebound Ace. In 2008 it was changed to plexicushion.