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Five Indian Americans among Forbes 400 richest


September 20th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Five Indian-Americans figure in the Forbes magazine's annual list of the richest people in America with Microsoft Corp chairman Bill Gates retaining his top spot with ... Read more...

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Five Indian firms among world’s most innovative


September 7th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Five Indian companies including Larsen & Toubro, Hindustan Unilever and Infosys are ranked on Forbes magazine's list of "The World's Most Innovative Companies" topped by four ... Read more...

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A word from Sonia means 24×7 power


August 29th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) It's not without reason that "Forbes" magazine recently ranked Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi the sixth most powerful woman in the world. It ... Read more...

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Neymar’s father denies bankruptcy fears


August 29th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Neymar's father has denied reports of his son living beyond his means.Forbes magazine this week reported the 20-year-old was "spending his way ... Read more...

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Winfrey voted world’s highest paid celebrity


August 28th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been voted the world's highest paid celebrity after banking $165 million in the past year.She has left behind ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi ranked world’s sixth most powerful woman


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) India's ruling United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi has been ranked sixth, a notch ahead of US first lady Michelle Obama, in the Forbes magazine ... Read more...

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Russia’s Gazprom world’s most profitable firm in 2011


July 31st, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian energy giant Gazprom overtook US-based energy major ExxonMobil in 2011 to become the world's most profitable company, according to the latest edition of Forbes ... Read more...

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Sofia Vergara joins cast of ‘Family Guy’


July 24th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS) Actress Sofia Vergara, who was recently crowned the highest-paid actress on television by editors at Forbes magazine, has joined the cast of hit comedy ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart named highest paid actress


June 20th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart reportedly earned $34.5 million last year and has been named Hollywood's highest-paid actress in Forbes magazine's annual list, narrowly beating Cameron Diaz, ... 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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Police to question pop star Justin Bieber over alleged assault


May 29th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by BNO News
CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department investigators plan to question teenage pop star Justin Bieber after he allegedly hit a photographer at a shopping center near Los Angeles ... Read more...

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GE invests $300 mn in Brazilian firm


May 25th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian mogul Eike Batista's Grupo EBX has announced a "strategic accord" with General Electric Co.It involves GE paying $300 million for a 0.8 percent ... Read more...

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JLo tops list of world’s most powerful celebrities


May 17th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 17 (IANS/EFE) Jennifer Lopez dethroned Lady Gaga as the world's most powerful celebrity, according to a list published Wednesday by Forbes magazine in which the queen ... Read more...

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Brazilian firm declares oil field commercially viable


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS/EFE) The OGX oil firm, part of a consortium led by Brazilian magnate Eike Batista, Wednesday declared a crude discovery off the coast of Rio ... 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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Brazilian conglomerate gets $2 bn infusion from Abu Dhabi


March 27th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 27 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's richest person, Eike Batista, announced Monday that he sold a 5.63 percent stake in his sprawling EBX conglomerate to Abu Dhabi state investment ... Read more...

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Brazilian billionaire’s son kills cyclist in accident


March 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 20 (IANS/EFE) The eldest son of Brazilian billionaire industrialist Eike Batista was behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed a cyclist on a ... Read more...

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Mexico’s Carlos Slim tops Forbes’ richest list


March 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's telecommunication tycoon Carlos Slim Helu is the world's richest person for the third consecutive year, according to the 2012 billionaire list released by Forbes magazine on ... Read more...

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Nine Indians among Asia’s most powerful businesswomen to watch


March 1st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) Nine Indians figure among "50 dynamic women" in Forbes magazine's inaugural list of "Asia's most powerful businesswomen to watch" who have proved "game-changers" and inspired ... Read more...

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Kathy Ireland is the world’s richest supermodel


February 27th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the latest estimate Forbes magazine, supermodel Kathy Ireland is worth more than $300 million. The 48-year-old, who is also the owner of a very successful ... Read more...

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Breakthrough promises cheap biosolar energy


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) A bio-solar breakthrough to produce cheap and efficient energy by tapping the plant's photosynthetic process has been achieved, claim scientists.Barry D. Bruce, professor of biochemistry at ... Read more...

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Now, a comic book on Apple boss Steve Jobs


January 12th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A comic book portraying the life of technology mogul and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been launched in the US.The comic depicts the life of Jobs ... Read more...

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Watson, Grint are highest-earning on-screen couple


January 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) "Harry Potter" actors Emma Watson and Rupert Grint have been named the highest-earning on-screen couple of the past five years, by Forbes magazine and Box Office ... Read more...

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Mexican phone giant delists from foreign exchanges


December 21st, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) Telefonos de Mexico SAB, the country's dominant fixed-line telephone company, announced it is delisting its shares from foreign stock exchanges, including the New York Stock ... Read more...

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Saudi prince buys into Twitter


December 19th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Saudi billionaire prince Alwaleed bin Talal has invested $300 million in the microblogging company Twitter, becoming its latest major investor.Alwaleed, the nephew of Saudi Arabian ... Read more...

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Six Indians among top 100 global thinkers


November 29th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare, software czar Azim Premji and four other Indians have been named in the US-based Foreign Policy magazine's list of the top ... Read more...

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Nine charred bodies found in Mexico


November 24th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Culiacan (Mexico), Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) Nine charred bodies were discovered Wednesday inside two vehicles abandoned at separate locations in this western Mexican city, police said.The first gruesome find took place ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore most overpaid actor


November 4th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) Drew Barrymore has been named the most overpaid actor in Hollywood by Forbes magazine.Barrymore tops Forbes 2011 list of Hollywood's Most Overpaid Actors list ... Read more...

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India’s richest lost 20 percent of wealth: Forbes


October 27th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (IANS) Despite the Indian economy growing at over 7.5 percent the top 100 rich in the country lost 20 percent of their wealth, which was down ... Read more...

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Jackson top earner among dead celebrities


October 26th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Michael Jackson has topped Forbes magazine's list of "Top-Earning Dead Celebrities" for the second year in a row."Over the past 12 months, Jackson's estate ... Read more...

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Multi-billionaire Madonna’s brother is homeless


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna's older brother is living in penury. He says he has no roof over his head and that he makes a living by ... Read more...

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Dinner parties turned into the unspeakable: Berlusconi


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, known worldwide for his libido boasts, described parties he hosted in Rome as high-class soirees that evolved into scandalous affairs."They were ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey is Hollywood’s highest earning woman


October 6th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been named Hollywood's highest earning woman by Forbes magazine. Winfrey topped the list with estimated earnings of $290 ... Read more...

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Wanted, decent homes for Mumbai’s dabbawallas


October 6th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) For 120 years, they have ferried food for hundreds of thousands of Mumbaikars. Now, the city's famed dabbawallas (lunch box carriers) using their organisational skills to ... Read more...

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Longoria, Fey named highest paid TV actresses


September 29th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Eva Longoria and Tina Fey have topped Forbes magazine's list of TV's highest paid actresses.Eva and Tina have earned $13 million each between May ... Read more...

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