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Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
November 2016

How much do you know about current events in India and the U.S.? Try this short quiz!

1. Ghana’s foreign ministry announced that it would remove a statue of Mahatma Gandhi from its main university because of his ‘racist comments’ about Africans.

2.Baahubali star Prabhas was selected to be the third Indian to get a wax statue at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, joining Mahatma Gandhi and Narendra Modi.

3. Indian police arrested 70 people for scamming thousands of Americans by posing as U.S. tax authorities and demanding unpaid taxes.

4. A group of people protested outside the Indian Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, demanding that Indians stay out of the business of scamming Americans.

5. Soon after the release of a video showing Donald Trump denigrating women, someone in Lousiana registered the domain name



(1, 2, and 3 really happened.)



Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.

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