Prof Dr Ramesh Babu (b Feb 12, 1957) of Tatanagar, Bengaluru set his 51st record of fastest time to pocket 1,000 carom pawns, alternatively on the left and right pouches with media and general public present at his residence on Jan 17, 2015. He pocketed 1,000 pawns in 28 min 49 sec but continued to pocket 26 more making a total of 1,026 pawns in 29 min 34 sec at an average rate of 1.73 sec per piece.