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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
May 2015
DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

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

1. A village in Goa banned public kissing, claiming that it causes irritation to residents.

2. Comedian Jay Chandrasekhar raised more than $3.5 million through crowdfunding to produce a sequel to his 2001 cult hit “Super Troopers.”

3. Air India fired two pilots after they fought in the cockpit over who would take the first nap.

4. Police in Lucknow bought a set of drones that will be used to douse unruly mobs with pepper spray.

5. An Indian-American woman from California, nicknamed the “Bombshell Bandit,” was sentenced to 66 months in prison for robbing four banks.

 

 

(1, 2, 4, and 5 really happened.)

 

 

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

[Comments? Contributions? We would love to hear from you about Chai Time. If you have contributions, please email us at melvin@melvindurai.com. We welcome jokes, quotes, online clips and more.]



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