DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?
1. A jury in the San Francisco Bay Area convicted a woman and her accomplice of first-degree murder for killing an Indian-American chef over life insurance policies totaling $800,000.
2. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that includes a proposal to exempt STEM doctorate holders from numerical caps on green cards.
3. Three doctoral students, including an Indian American, filed a lawsuit against Harvard University for failing to protect them from an anthropology professor who allegedly kissed, groped and harassed the students.
4. As the Tata Group regained control of Air India after 69 years, Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, waved and said “Tata” to passengers boarding Air India flights from Mumbai.
5. A 22-month-old Indian-American toddler in New Jersey ordered furniture worth almost $2,000 from Walmart using his mother’s phone.
(1, 2, 3 and 5 really happened.)
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Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.
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