Wednesday, 17 August, 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

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

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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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.


(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.