The Week That Was #10 March 4, 2009Posted by Gyaniz in TWTW-The Week that Was.
Tags: Adolfo Cambiaso, Ali Hassan Al Majeed, Argentina soccer striker, Bajaj Electricals Limited, Chemical Ali, First Canine of the United States, Gabrial Batistuta, Haryana, Kaithal, King Gyanendra, Mangalore Pub Attack, Martin Luther King, Martin Luther King III, Mother Teresa, National Commission for Women, Nirmala Venkatesh, Obama Family, polo player, Portugese Water Dog, Royal Family of Nepal, Saddam Hussain, tallest flag pole
1. Who is he and whats the news?
Ans.: Retired Argentina soccer striker Gabrial Batistuta. He has now switched sports and made his formal debut as a polo player alongside his friend and compatriot Adolfo Cambiaso.
2. Who is he and what is his claim to fame?
Ans.: Ali Hassan Al Majeed better known as “Chemical Ali”, Saddam Hussain’s top henchman, recently awarded death sentence for his crimes.
3. Identify the MAN and the Occasion
Ans.: Martin Luther King III, son of Martin Luther King. He was in India recently seen here lighting a candle at the memorial of Mother Teresa.
4. A print advertisement by whom? Put Fundaez.
Ans.: Ad by Bajaj Electricals Limited. They engineered and manufactured the tallest flag pole built in India recently. It is located in Kaithal, Haryana with a height of 63m.
5. Identify and Why was she in news last week?
Ans.: Nirmala Venkatesh, ex-member National Commission for Women, She was recently sacked post her rejection of interim report on Mangalore Pub Attack on women.
6. What is the Occasion?
Ans.: First ever foreign visit as commoners by the now ousted Royal Family of Nepal. King Gyanendra and wife Komal seen here on their visit to India.
7. This breed of dogs was in news last week. Put Fundaez.
Ans.: Portugese Water Dog, recently reported to be the new First Canine of the United States as the Obama Family has zeroed on this breed of dogs for themselves.