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  • Forbes names Mukesh Ambani as India’s richest for 11th consecutive year with $47.3 billion

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries’ Chairman Mukesh Ambani has emerged as the richest Indian for the 11th consecutive year with a net worth of USD 47.3 billion, according to Forbes magazine. Ambani is also the year’s biggest gainer, adding USD 9.3 billion to his wealth amid the continuing success of his Reliance Jio broadband telco service.

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    Eight Indian women in Forbes ‘World’s Billionaires’ list

    New Delhi: Eight Indian women have featured in this year’s Forbes list of the world’s richest people. Forbes’ 2018 ‘World’s Billionaires’ list includes a total of 256 women, an all-time high, and their collective net worth topped USD 1 trillion, up 20 per cent since last year. Though most of the women at the top of the list inherited their fortunes, the number of self-made women reached 72 for the first time,

  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tops Forbes’s ‘World Billionaires’ list with $122 billion, Mukesh Ambani India’s richest

    New York: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tops this year’s Forbes World’s Billionaires list with a record fortune of $122 billion. Bezos’ fortune increased by $39.2 billion in 2017 – the largest up move in anyone’s net worth recorded by Forbes last year – dethroning philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose net worth is calculated at $90 billion, Efe reported.

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    Amazon overtakes Microsoft, becomes third most valuable company in the world

    San Francisco: With a market cap of $702.5 billion, Amazon has become the third most valuable company in the world, racing past Microsoft, which has a market cap of $699.2 billion. According to a report in The New York Post, Amazon stock surged 2.6 per cent on Wednesday, taking the company’s market cap ahead of Microsoft for the first time. Apple tops the list with $849.2 billion market cap, followed by Google’s

  • Tiger Pehla Hai! Salman Khan retains top spot in Forbes India Celebrity 100 list

    ‘Dabangg’ Salman Khan for the second successive year has grabbed No 1 spot at the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list. Salman has earned Rs 232.83 crore with several endorsements of consumer-facing brands. Meanwhile, King Khan, Shah Rukh has retained his No 2 position with Rs 170.5 crore, as Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is at No 3 with Rs 700.72 crore. But, though the top three held

  • Forbes most powerful women 2017: Angela Merkel tops the list; check out the top 10

    London: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped the Forbes list of the 100 most powerful women beating British PM Theresa May, philanthropist Melinda Gates and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Merkel, whose stature may have taken a hit after the recent German elections in which she won a fourth term with diminished authority, topped the list for the seventh consecutive year and for the 12th time in total, the Guardian


    Virat Kohli leaves behind Lionel Messi in Forbes’ list of world’s most valuable athletes

    India men’s cricket team skipper Virat Kohli has everything going for him at the moment. Kohli is in superb form, having overtaken former Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting in the number of ODI centuries and is on his way to becoming probably India’s most successful captain. In Forbes’ latest list of the world’s most valuable athletes, Virat Kohli has left Argentina’s football star Lionel Messi, golfer Rory

  • India’s rich get richer, Mukesh Ambani retains top slot: Forbes

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani today emerged as India’s wealthiest for the 10th straight year as his net worth swelled to USD 38 billion (nearly Rs 2.5 lakh crore) while the wealth of 100 richest rose by 26 per cent despite economic hiccups.

  • India is the most corrupt country in Asia, says Forbes List

    New Delhi: If the statistics furnished by the Transparency International (TI), an anti-corruption global civil society organisation, are anything to go by, India has a long way ahead to fulfil one of the many objectives as told by the current Indian government – defeating the malice of corruption.

  • In pictures: Meet the Top 10 highest paid actors

    The most awaited Forbes’ list of highest paid actors in the world is out now, and the good news is that three Bollywood actors — Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar — are in the list of top 10 highest paid actors.

  • Shah Rukh, Salman, Akshay amongst top 10 highest paid actors

    New Delhi: Like every year, the much awaited Forbes’ list of highest paid actors in the world is out now, and the good news is that three Bollywood actors — Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar — are in the list of top 10 highest paid actors. Mark Wahlberg, the year’s highest paid actor, earned an estimated $68 million in 2017, as Forbes announced on Tuesday.

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