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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
August 2023
DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

1. A 49-year-old man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for being part of a smuggling ring and arranging Uber rides for Indians who had illegally crossed the border from Canada.

2. At the recent state dinner for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House, the menu included marinated millet and crisped millet cakes.

3. Guests at the state dinner were also offered four wines, including “Domaine de Millet Rosé.”

4. A 10th grader asked author Preeti Shenoy if she would write a 10-line poem on kindness for the student’s homework assignment.

5. Shenoy kindly declined. 

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


More of ChaiTime here: 

http://www.khabar.com/magazine/chaitime/​


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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