Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicIndian Billionaires

Topic: Indian Billionaires

Richest Asian, busiest dealmaker: Gautam Adani’s Rs 1,32,124 crore spree

A $10.5 billion pact announced Sunday marked some 32 acquisitions for the Adani Group this past year, with the ambitious tycoon rapidly diversifying his business into new areas.

Don’t look at Netflix’s Bad Boy Billionaires for closure. Love-hate relationship will go on

Indians' worshipped their bad boy billionaires Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Subrata Roy, until their ultra-rich idols ran into legal hurdles.

Chyawanprash to sanitisers — Dabur’s Burman family bets on Covid products

Sales of Dabur's flagship Chyawanprash rose 700% last quarter from the previous 3 months, said Gaurav Burman who runs his family office, which oversees about $1.5 billion in assets.

Mukesh Ambani is now world’s fourth richest man, overtakes Europe’s wealthiest

Reliance's shares have more than doubled from a low in March as its digital unit got billions in investments from companies including Facebook Inc. and Google.

Now, Mukesh Ambani is richer than Elon Musk and Google founders

Mukesh Ambani is now worth $72.4 billion, making him the sixth richest person in the world. Last week he surpassed Warren Buffet.

Swasth, the alliance of billionaires & start-ups that hopes to fix India’s healthcare system

Swasth, to be launched this week, will digitise patient data & records and create online platforms for hospital care and doctor consultations.

India’s rich are passing coronavirus to the poor, but not offering monetary help

Be it Akshay Kumar or Anurag Kashyap, Ambanis or Adanis, India's wealthy have yet to open their hearts, let alone their purse, in times of coronavirus.

These new Indian billionaires are racing ahead as the old ones are fading away

Number of billionaires in India more than doubled to 119 between 2013 & 2018 & the country will lead global growth in ultrahigh net worth individuals.

Richest Indians got wealthier by 39%, world’s poorest saw their fortunes dip by 11% in 2018, says Oxfam study

In its annual study released ahead of the start of the World Economic Forum, Oxfam said 13.6 crore Indians who make up the poorest 10% of the country remained in debt since 2004.

India’s 23 richest people saw $21 billion vanish in 2018

Lakshmi Mittal, who controls the world’s largest steelmaker, led the way, losing $5.6 billion.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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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.
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