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Jul 24, 2016

‘Kabali’ Rajinikanth stuns fans in Virginia after surprise appearance at film’s show

The Cinemark movie theatre in Fairfax, Virginia, held a special screening of Kabali this week, the Tamil gangster movie that has swept India and the world alike. Those in attendance got a gift before the movie began, as superstar Rajinikanth dressed in a brown formal shirt strode into the theatre with his daughter Aishwaryaa R Dhanush. At one point, a young girl shared her popcorn with the megastar. #Kabali #movies #Rajinikanth #Tamil films #ThingsWeLike #Virginia

Jul 23, 2016

Donald Trump’s ‘terrible, horrible’ dog days have made him unstoppable

Donald Trump is no ordinary man. He is a master negotiator. The 70-year-old businessman can be ruthless with rivals and plays hardball: these traits were forged during the businessman’s ‘terrible, horrible’ stretch of personal and financial troubles more than two decades ago and have now propelled him to the Republican nomination. #2016 US Presidential election #Connect The Dots #Donald Trump #Harry Winston #Hillary Clinton #Republican #Trump towers

Jun 9, 2016

PM Narendra Modi’s US Congress speech tells it like it is about Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a speech at the US Congress on Wednesday that stood out as uncommon sense in a world that has largely wallowed in giving Pakistan a free pass when it comes to harbouring a rogue’s gallery of terrorists. #IS #Lashkar-e-Taiba #Narendra Modi #Pakistan #Siri #Taliban #TheySaidIt #United States #US congress

Jun 8, 2016

Modi fires salvo at Pakistan during eloquent speech to US Congress

Modi urged the US Congress to send a clear message to those who "preach and practice" terrorism for political gains. #Capitol Hill #ConnectTheDots #Lashkar-e-Taiba #Narendra Modi #Pakistan #Terrorism #US Capitol

Jun 8, 2016

India turns ‘major defence partner’ for US; Modi scoops billions in investment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington yielded tangible results on Tuesday with India entering the Missile Technology Control Regime and locking in progress on energy, climate change and defence. #Amazon #Barack Obama #COP21 #Defence #Foreign policy #India-US Relations #Jeff Bezos #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Renewable energy #White House

Jun 8, 2016

Amazon to invest $3 bn more in India, Jeff Bezos tells PM Modi

The king of e-commerce also talked about how he had a “soft corner” for small entrepreneurs as he was one too #Amazon India investment #Amazon investments #Jeff Bezos

Jun 8, 2016

#ModiInUS: India joins elite MTCR; hopes for NSG membership brighten

Narendra Modi’s meeting on Tuesday with Barack Obama began on a propitious note as members of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), agreed to admit India, in a triumph for the prime minister #Australia Group #Barack Obama #India-US Relations #Missile Technology Control Regime #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Nuclear Suppliers Group #Wassenaar Arrangement

Jun 7, 2016

Modi’s US visit: America to return a treasure trove of 200 artefacts stolen from India

The US government returned over 200 artefacts in a repatriation ceremony headlined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Attorney General Loretta Lynch. #BJP #ConnectTheDots #heritage #India #India-US Relations #Narendra Modi #Politics #World

Jun 7, 2016

Narendra Modi’s US visit begins with a bang as 19-gun salute welcomes him

Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his three-day visit to Washington starting on Monday by visiting the 'Tomb of the Unknown Soldier' at the Arlington National Cemetery #Ashton Carter #Barack Obama #India-US Relations #Kalpana Chawla #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Nuclear Suppliers Group #Solar energy #Sunita Williams

Jun 6, 2016

#ModiInUSA: It’s not all hype and hoopla, PM seeks tangible results

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Washington on Monday all set to galvanise the US relationship that had begun stagnating in the UPA’s second term #Arun Singh #Barack Obama #CriticalPoint #Enrique Pena Nieto #Foreign policy #India-US Relations #Missile Technology Control Regime #Narendra Modi #Nuclear Suppliers Group #S Jaishankar