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11 Indian firms in Forbes Asia’s Fab 50


September 4th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) India claims the second-biggest haul after China in Asia's Fab 50 with 11 Indian companies, up from seven last year, figuring in Forbes 2012 list of ... Read more...

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Dhoni made $26.5 million last year, Tendulkar $18.6 million


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) India's "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lead world's highest-paid cricketers with as many as six Indians making it to the ... Read more...

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Boxer Mayweather biggest grosser, Woods third on list


June 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Tiger Woods fell to third in the list of the 100 highest-paid athletes released by Forbes magazine, trailing boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.The former ... Read more...

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Russia’s richest tycoon names $100 mn Yacht after mother


June 1st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's richest businessmen Alisher Usmanov has named his new $100-million yacht after his mother, a daily reported.The 66-metre ship which was named Dilbar after ... Read more...

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136 Chinese, 61 Indian firms on Forbes’ list


April 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) A total of 136 Chinese firms have found place in this year's Forbes Global 2000 list which also mentions 61 Indian firms, among others.The tally of ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani richest among 48 Indian billionaires


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Reliance India chairman Mukesh Ambani with a net worth of $22.3 billion emerged as the world's richest Indian in the Forbes list of billionaires featuring ... Read more...

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Russian billionaire buys Monaco football club


December 24th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has bought a controlling stake in French Ligue 2 side AS Monaco, the club announced.Long-time Monaco resident Rybolovlev, who made his ... Read more...

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Forbes’ ‘tomorrow’s brightest stars’ includes 10 Indians (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Ten Indians, including a 17-year-old, rub shoulders with the likes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and pop stars Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber in a ... Read more...

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10 Indians among Forbes’ ‘tomorrow’s brightest stars’


December 21st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Ten Indians rub shoulders with the likes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, human rights activist Ronan Farrow and pop stars Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two IITians among 400 richest Americans


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Two Indian Institute of Technology alumni have made it to Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans topped for the 18th year in a row ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi, Indra Nooyi among top ten world’s most powerful women


August 25th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi and Indra Nooyi, Indian-American CEO of PepsiCo, figure among the top ten in the Forbes list of the world's most powerful ... Read more...

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James Patterson is world’s highest paid author


August 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Author James Patterson, who earned $84 million, was this year's highest paid authors on the Forbes list, a media report said Friday.Patterson, 64, is a prolific ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dicaprio Hollywood’s highest paid actor: Forbes


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Leonardo DiCaprio has been named the highest-paid actor in Hollywood by Forbes magazine after his movies "Shutter Island" and "Inception" did well at the box-office ... Read more...

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Underwood highest earning ‘American Idol’ contestant


July 24th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood has been named the highest earning "American Idol" contestant by Forbes magazine.The Grammy Award winner has beaten former contestants Kelly Clarkson, Oscar ... Read more...

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Forbes list eludes as Indian models fight odds


July 8th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) They are pretty, raring to go and make a splash on the international scene every now and then. So what's stopping Indian women from ... Read more...

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Man-U, Becks top Forbes rich-list


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beckham has been declared the highest-paid player owing to his recent endorsement deals with Pepsi and Electronic Arts, reports the Independent.His earnings in 2010 were estimated at 24 million pounds, ahead ... Read more...

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Six Indian-Americans in Forbes Midas 100


April 7th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Six Indian-Americans figure in The Midas 100, Forbes' list of venture capitalists who bucked the trends of shrinking firms and declining returns to "create wealth ... Read more...

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India’s rich keen to give back to society: Buffet, Gates


March 25th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India's rich, with at least 50 dollar-billionaires, are more than willing to give back to the society in philanthropy, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and ... Read more...

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First generation entrepreneurs give more than traditional rich: Gates


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Self-made billionaire Bill Gates Thursday said it is the dynastic rich, and not first-generation entrepreneurs, who have reservations about parting with their wealth for charitable ... Read more...

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Gates, Buffet in Indian capital with their ‘Giving Pledge’


March 24th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Two of the world's richest people, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and legendary investor Warren Buffett, arrived in the Indian capital Thursday to a packed ... Read more...

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Facebook six founders, investers in Forbes billionaire list


March 10th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Six of the founders and investors behind the popular social networking site Facebook have made it to the Forbes annual list of the world's top billionaires.It may not ... Read more...

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Fifty Indians on Forbes’ global billionaire club


March 10th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Fifty Indians, including L.N. Mittal, the Ambani brothers and Azim Premji, have made it to the Forbes list of World Billionaires 2011, as Indians Chinese, ... Read more...

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50 Indian billionaires in global richest club


March 10th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal and Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani were counted among the world's ten richest persons as 50 Indians made it to the Forbes list ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s daughter Italy’s next prime minister?


January 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Italy faces the possibility of a dynastic succession as supports grows for the millionaire daughter of Silvio Berlusconi to replace the beleaguered prime minister, a media report said ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga Scores With The Fame Monster In 2010: World’s Best Selling Album


December 29th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Eminem and Justin Bieber had to be satisfied with the position second and third respectively in the chart of  World’s Best Selling Album 2010. Lady Gaga had her “little monsters” ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio ‘top-grossing actor of 2010′


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio has topped Forbes List of '2010's Top-Grossing Actors'.The 36-year-old star's movies 'Inception' and 'Shutter Island' raked in a combined 700 million pounds around the world ... Read more...

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India’s Medanta ties up with Nepal hospital


December 17th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) Personal surgeon to the presidents of India since 1991 and founder of a sprawling multi-super speciality medical institution in New Delhi, Naresh Trehan will be signing ... Read more...

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India tops Forbes list of best countries for new jobs next year


December 15th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) India has pulled ahead of China to take first place in the Forbes list of best countries for new jobs next year, with a whopping 42 ... Read more...

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Maharashtra rice farmer’s inventions put him in Forbes’ list


November 17th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nanded (Maharashtra), Nov.17 (ANI): A rice farmer from Nanded village in Maharashtra became celebrity as the 'Forbes' magazine named him in the Most Powerful Rural Indians list for his innovation in rice ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus And Taylor Swift To Perform At AMA


November 15th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Well guys! It’s that time of the year when the power list of Forbes magazine is out. The buzz is that that about  ten stars have made ... Read more...

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Top 10 Richest Hollywood Females By Forbes


November 11th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Finally, the most awaited Forbes list of the richest Hollywood females is out. This year’s inventory has the chat show Queen Oprah Winfrey topping the list ... Read more...

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Forbes names Bill Gates ‘Most Powerful Man in technology’


November 7th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Bill Gates has been listed as the most powerful man in the technology world by Forbes.The founder of Microsoft, Gates has been named the 10th most powerful ... Read more...

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Sonia ahead of Manmohan in Forbes list, Hu bests Obama (Night Lead)


November 4th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling alliance, has been ranked ninth in the Forbes list of the world's most powerful people that is headed by ... Read more...

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Nooyi, Shikha Sharma, Chanda Kocchar among 100 most powerful women


October 7th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) Two Indian women have made it to Forbes list of world's 100 most powerful women with US First Lady Michelle Obama at the top ... Read more...

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Eduardo Saverin’s Story In “The Social Network”


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated movie on the Facebook story, 'The Social Network' released on October 1 and the web is now abuzz with the reviews of the ... Read more...

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