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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

Compiled/written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/written by Melvin Durai
November 2011
DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN? 1. Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie joined Twitter and gained more than 60,000 followers in a few weeks.

2. A chain of stores in Chennai introduced saris with pockets, so women can easily carry cell phones and other items.

3. Amitabh Bachchan made a cameo appearance in Beyonce’s “Countdown” music video.

4. The world's cheapest tablet computer, priced at just Rs.2,250 and called Aakash, was launched in India.

5. Four Indian boxers qualified for next year's Olympics in London.

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

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