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Mexican town takes on world’s richest man


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Puebla (Mexico), July 23 (IANS/EFE) A peasant town in central Mexico has declared war on the world's richest man, Carlos Slim, to prevent him from operating a gold and silver ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nizam’s family to protest over Rs 9 cr tax demand


March 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) Fed up with alleged harassment by the income tax department, members of the family of the erstwhile Nizam of Hyderabad are planning protests in Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russian billionaire to invest $1 bn in development projects


February 29th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Open Investment (OPIN) development group, owned by billionaire presidential candidate Mikhail Prokhorov, will invest about $1 billion in several development projects in Russia in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italian president holds talks on new government


November 13th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian President Giorgio Napolitano started consultations Sunday with parliamentary leaders to agree on an emergency government after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi resigned Saturday.Berlusconi, 75, Italy's ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon may run for president


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has said he could run for the presidency in 2012 if his Right Cause party does well in December's parliamentary polls."If ... Read more...

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World’s richest man to hold stake in new Spanish bank


May 12th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, will hold a one percent stake in CaixaBank, once the La Caixa savings bank transfers its banking business to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ecclestone rules out any chance of successful Murdoch F1 bid


April 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has said that multi-billionaire tycoon Rupert Murdoch's media group, News Corporation, would effectively be blocked from buying his racing series due to an agreement ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Forbes names Baidu founder Robin Li Chinese mainland’s richest


April 29th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 29 (ANI): Robin Li, CEO of China's top domestic search engine Baidu, has been named as the richest man among 115 billionaires in the mainland area by the Forbes magazine, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian software tycoon’s son freed: Police


April 25th, 2011 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS) Police in Moscow say they have freed son of Russian software tycoon Yevgeny Kaspersky who was kidnapped Tuesday.Kaspersky, CEO of global digital security company Kaspersky Labs, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian police free software tycoon’s son


April 25th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian police said Sunday they freed a young man who was abducted and arrested five suspects, RIA Novosti reported.Ivan Kaspersky, the son of Russian software tycoon Yevgeny Kaspersky, ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Ecclestone denies News Corp’s F1 takeover bid


April 20th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): Bernie Ecclestone has insisted that Formula One is not for sale in the wake of reports that multi-billionaire tycoon Rupert Murdoch's media group, News Corporation, might be preparing a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World’s richest man to invest $1.5 bn in Argentina


April 17th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim, ranked as the world's wealthiest man by Forbes magazine, plans to invest $1.5 billion over the next two years in ... Read more...

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Berlusconi ‘may have paid for boob and lip jobs of ‘bunga bunga’ girls’


March 1st, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Prosecutors in Milan, who accuse Silvio Berlusconi of abuse of office and sleeping with an under-age prostitute, believe that the prime minister paid for cosmetic surgeries of young ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chelsea owner Abramovich’s wealth declaration reveals his billions from business


February 17th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17(ANI): Chelsea owner and Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich owns 16 homes, seven cars, 22 bank accounts, six companies, one football club, and earned three billion pounds last year, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cricketers auction for IPL 4 begins in Bangalore (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Seated eight to a table at the over 7,000 sq ft pillar-less Mysore Hall of ITC Royal Gardenia Hotel here, business leaders and film stars ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Glitz, glamour and moolah will mark IPL auction


January 7th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 7 (IANS) Glitz, glamour and big money will be on display at the two-day Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here Saturday-Sunday as 350 cricketers go under the hammer for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US, Germany ‘deeply concerned’ about Russian tycoon’s ‘illegal’ conviction


December 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec 28 (ANI): The US and Germany have reportedly voiced their serious concern about a second conviction against the jailed Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, calling it a "selective application" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pranab welcomes Premji’s charity pledge


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday welcomed Wipro chairman Azim Premji's $2 billion charity pledge, saying it would send out a positive signal."I welcome it. It's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Buddhadeb asks party workers to shun arrogance


November 28th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Blaming a section of party workers for the debacle of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in recent elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday asked the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Khali: Richest Man In Bigg Boss With Rs 40 Lakh Per Week


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bigg Boss 4, the reality show on Colors, has been one of the most watched shows in the prime time 9 PM IST slot ever since ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russia must democratise to avoid mass unrest: Gorbachev


October 19th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 19 (ANI): Former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev has called on Russia to democratise, warning that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's move to restore the system of strong and centralized state ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Here’s a peek into Mukesh Ambani’s billion-dollar palace


October 15th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): India's richest man Mukesh Ambani is set to shift to a new 27-storey palace, which has three helipads-worth one billion dollars.The 570ft Mumbai tower-Antilia, named after a mythical ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China has 189 billionaires


October 12th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) China's billionaires rose by 69 to 189 this year, according to the Hurun Rich List 2010 Tuesday.The growth of domestic market has been a major factor for the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beverage giant chief becomes China’s richest man


September 30th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Zong Quinghou, founder and CEO of China's softdrink giant Hangzhou Wahaha Group, has become the country's richest man with a fortune of 80 billion yuan (US$12 billion), the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Uploads Their Snaps On Facebook


September 24th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Sep 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Zuckerberg's has been dating Priscilla Chan since 2005. However, all these days, he did not upload the snaps of his beau, and now when he ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Mukesh Ambani will be world’s richest man in 2014: Forbes


September 12th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani will become the world's richest man in 2014 with a net worth of $62 billion, overtaking Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Daniel Tosh Causes Celebrity Networth Website To Crash After Hilarious Segment On Tosh.O


September 10th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daniel Tosh's segment on Tosh.O where he tried guessing the worth of the celebrities became a huge boon for the Celebrity Networth website. A boon which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Berlusconi’s estranged wife rejects divorce deal


August 24th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Aug 24 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's estranged wife Veronica Lario has rejected a divorce settlement, which means the couple may face off in civil court. The billionaire politician in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Liverpool chiefs assure fans they won’t let club fall into wrong hands


August 14th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Liverpool chiefs, who met in London on Friday to examine several takeover bids, have assured fans that they won't let the club fall into wrong hands again.India's richest ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Likely Chinese owners plan to make Liverpool highest-spending club


August 7th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Liverpool's would be Chinese owners are planning to turn the club into the biggest spenders on the planet.Marc Ganis, whose Sportscorp company has helped form a group of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World’s richest man buys New York mansion


July 29th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) Mexican Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, has just bought a magnificient mansion in New York for a whopping $44 million. Slim already owns a major interest in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Meet the world’s richest man who aims for a simple life


July 18th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI): Mexican mobile phone mogul Carlos Slim may be the world's richest man, but he's a simple man at heart.Slim, 70, limits his monthly salary to 24,000 dollars and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russian oligarch facing world’s biggest divorce payment


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): A Russian oligarch is facing the world's most expensive divorce after his wife demanded 3.8 billion pounds as settlement from him.Dmitry Rybolovlev, 43, a mining magnate ranked as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan’s Finance Minister takes over as PM


June 4th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, June 4 (ANI): Japanese Finance Minister Naoto Kan will become his country's sixth prime minister in five years later today after being overwhelmingly elected as his party's leader to replace Yukio ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s once richest tycoon gets 14 years in prison for corruption


May 18th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Chinese magnate, Huang Guangyu, once China's richest man, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for illegal business dealings, insider trading and corporate bribery.He ... Read more...

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