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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

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

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

1. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order permitting businesses and agencies to refuse service to gay couples on religious grounds.

2. Padmasree Warrior, the chief technology and strategy officer at Cisco Systems, announced that she has accepted a position with the NBA team that shares her name: the Golden State Warriors.

3. A New Jersey man won $1.5 million in Las Vegas betting that Indian-American contestants would be co-champions of the National Spelling Bee.

4. An Indian-American student in Texas graduated from high school with eight associate degrees earned at a community college.

5. Delhi billionaire Bhanwarlal Raghunath Doshi gave up his business empire to become a Jain monk.

 

 

(1, 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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