Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: Forbes

Elon Musk tops Forbes 2022 rich list, Mukesh Ambani 10th, followed by Gautam Adani

The top 10 Indians in the Forbes list also include Shiv Nader, Cyrus Poonawalla, Radhakishan Damani, Lakshmi Mittal, Savitri Jindal, Kumarmangalam Birla, Dilip Sanghvi and Uday Kotak.

Imran Khan’s remark on ‘women’s clothing’ draws flak & Pakistan woman on Forbes Next 1000 List

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Despite Covid, India adds 38 billionaires in 2021, Ambani & Adani retain top 2 spots

According to Forbes World’s Billionaires list 2021, number of Indian billionaires, at 140, is the third highest in the world behind US and China. Bezos and Musk are the richest.

Nirmala Sitharaman, Roshni Nadar, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in Forbes’ 100 most powerful women list

The Forbes list also features young world leaders such as Finland PM Sanna Marin and New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, who are steering the Covid fight.

Ambani, Adani, Shiv Nadar, Hindujas — Here is the full list of Forbes 100 richest Indians

Latest Forbes 100 list of richest Indians sees vaccine maker Cyrus Poonawalla as new entry in top 10. Most billionaires on the list from pharmaceutical sectors see steady rise in income.

India’s rich got richer despite pandemic with Mukesh Ambani leading the list, Forbes says

The net worth of RIL chairman rose up to 73% last year to $88.7 billion. Gautam Adani took the second spot on the list with a net worth of $25.2 billion.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ranked in Forbes’ list of 100 most powerful women

HCL Corporation CEO Roshni Nadar Malhotra and Biocon Founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw were also included in Forbes' 2019 list of world's most powerful women.

For women celebrities, gender inequality goes well beyond the grave

Only five women have made it to Forbes' Dead Rich List in the last two decades.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence on Rohingya costs her another honour, and Iran’s threat to US

Facebook has taken down 652 pages identified as misinformation threats, and Serena Williams is highest-earning female athlete.

Virat Kohli among Forbes list of world’s 100 highest-paid athletes; no woman makes the cut

American boxer Floyd Mayweather charts his way back to the top, with earnings totalling $285 million in 2017.

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Freud to Carl Rogers—psychologists have always focused on the past. But they might be wrong

An increasing body of research suggests that focusing on the future may protect us from depression and help us cope with stress more effectively.
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Sizzling oil prices burning a hole in your pocket, but refiners are making a killing

While state-run refiners have recorded higher-than-usual margins in 2021-22, the margins are more for private players as they are the biggest beneficiaries of cheap Russian crude.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.