COVID-19  In-depth info for Indians in Atlanta/Georgia. Click here  
Home > Magazine > ChaiTime > DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

 

DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

Compiled/partly written Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written Melvin Durai
February 2013
DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

1. Parents in a California city expressed opposition to yoga classes taught at elementary schools, claiming that they promote Hinduism.

2. Michael Haley, husband of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, was deployed to Afghanistan on a year-long mission.

3. The initial batch of India’s $50 tablet computer named Aakash was mostly built in China.

4. Promoting an article about the death of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, MTV’s website used a photo of Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

5. An MTV host explained to viewers that a “sitar” is what you get when you combine “sitting” with “guitar.”

 

 

(1, 2, 3, and 4 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.]


Enjoyed reading Khabar magazine? Subscribe to Khabar and get a full digital copy of this Indian-American community magazine.


  • Add to Twitter
  • Add to Facebook
  • Add to Technorati
  • Add to Slashdot
  • Add to Stumbleupon
  • Add to Furl
  • Add to Blinklist
  • Add to Delicious
  • Add to Newsvine
  • Add to Reddit
  • Add to Digg
  • Add to Fark
blog comments powered by Disqus

Back to articles

 

DIGITAL ISSUE

      12_21_Cover-WeekendGetaways-w.jpg   

 

eKhabar

Sign up for our weekly newsletter
eKhabar

Click here       

 Masterclass Banner ad.gif

Indiaco_GA Web Banner (1).png 

PBA AD PROOF.jpg 

NEW Ekal WEB Adv.jpg

KHABAR BLACK FRIDAY 2021.jpg

C1421_BS_Hospitality_Bnr2.jpg

Raj&Patel-CPA-Web-Banner.jpg

Krishnan Co WebBanner.jpg

Embassy Bank_gif.gif 

DineshMehta-CPA-Banner-0813.jpg 

 InsuranceWala-Web-Banner.gif