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10 Highlights From Apple CEO Tim Cook’s India Tour

Showbiz May 21, 2016


Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, has had a busy schedule during his visit to India. What's on his India bucket list? 

We bring you 10 events of his tour.


1.  Siddhivinayak Temple

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Cook went to Siddhivinayak Temple. In the photo above, you can see him interacting with Anant Ambani, son of industrialist Mukesh Ambani.
 

2. IPL Match

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Cook watched an IPL match between the Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders in Kanpur. He met IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla.

3. Shah Rukh Khan's Residence

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Shah Rukh Khan hosted an evening for Tim Cook at his Mannat residence, and Bollywood celebrities from Amitabh Bachchan to Madhuri Dixit attended.
 

4. ICICI Bank

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Cook went to ICICI's headquarters, the country's largest private-sector lender, and met CEO Chanda Kochchar. ICICI was among the first banks to introduce a banking app on the Apple Watch.

5. Airtel

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Cook met Sunil Mittal, chairman of one of India's leading telecommunication company, Airtel.

 

6. Mehboob Studio

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Cook visited Mehmood Studio as the team of Raaz Reboot, including filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actor Emraan Hashmi, worked on the upcoming film.

7. Gandhi Smriti Museum

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Cook paid his respects at Gandhi Smriti, the museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi.

8. Inaugurated the Technology Centre in Hyderabad

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He inaugurated the Apple Maps development centre in Hyderabad, meeting Telangana CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Telangana's IT Minister Rama Rao.

9. GNITS Hyderabad

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Cook visited the Mac Lab at the G. Naryanamma Insitute of Technology and Science for Women (GNITS) in Hyderabad.

10. Prime Minister Modi

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Not only did he meet Prime Minister Modi, but Cook also launched an updated version of the Narendra Modi Mobile App.

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Sanam Malik

Sanam Malik

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Sanam writes on current affairs and pop culture. An English graduate from the University of Toronto, she identifies as a global citizen, feminist and nature lover. She will be ready to shake a leg to a peppy Bollywood beat any day.

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