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PM Modi eight in survey on world's most admired men, Dalai Lama and Amitabh Bachchan in top-10 too

PM Modi eight in survey on world's most admired men, Dalai Lama and Amitabh Bachchan in top-10 too

The survey, conducted by a London-based market research firm - found Bill Gates to be the most admired man while Angelina Jolie was the most admired woman in the world.

Apr 12, 2018, 18:50 PM IST

These are the world’s 10 richest people in 2018, says Forbes

Forbes magazine has released the list of the richest business tycoons across the world which also features India’s Mukesh Ambani.

Mar 07, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Forbes 10 richest people in the world in 2018

Forbes 10 richest people in the world in 2018

The US has the most billionaires (585), followed by mainland China (373).

Mar 07, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
Jeff Bezos tops Forbes world's rich list, Donald Trump's ranking falls over 200 spots

Jeff Bezos tops Forbes world's rich list, Donald Trump's ranking falls over 200 spots

US President Donald Trump's ranking on the list fell to 766th place from 544th in the last edition.

Mar 07, 2018, 07:26 AM IST
Bill Gates says billionaires should pay 'significantly' more taxes

Bill Gates says billionaires should pay 'significantly' more taxes

Bill Gates says he has paid more than $10 billion in taxes over a lifetime but billionaires like him should pay "significantly" more because they benefit more from the system.

Feb 19, 2018, 23:09 PM IST
I should pay significantly higher taxes: Bill Gates

I should pay significantly higher taxes: Bill Gates

Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates have said that he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require other super-wealthy people like him to contribute "significantly higher" amounts.

Feb 19, 2018, 11:00 AM IST
'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' director overwhelmed by Bill Gates' praise

'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' director overwhelmed by Bill Gates' praise

Shree Narayan Singh, the director of Toilet Ek Prem Katha can't stop marveling at the impact his film has made. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi and now Bill Gates, the film has been noticed by the high and the mighty.

Dec 23, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Bill Gates appreciates Akshay Kumar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

Bill Gates appreciates Akshay Kumar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

Gates took to Twitter Tuesday to share a series of tweets to recall some of the best moments of the year 2017.

Dec 20, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
After Yogi Adityanath, Microsoft founder Bill Gates meets Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu

After Yogi Adityanath, Microsoft founder Bill Gates meets Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates had earlier met the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Nov 18, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Bill Gates meets Yogi Adityanath in UP. Here is what they spoke about

Bill Gates meets Yogi Adityanath in UP. Here is what they spoke about

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Friday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the latter's office in Lucknow. 

Nov 17, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
Equitable average growth of 7% to be miracle for India: Bill Gates

Equitable average growth of 7% to be miracle for India: Bill Gates

Gates further said that getting the Goods and Services Tax (GST) passed was a step in positive direction.

Nov 16, 2017, 22:17 PM IST
Bill Gates makes 100 million investment to eliminate Alzheimer's

Bill Gates makes 100 million investment to eliminate Alzheimer's

With rapidly rising numbers of people suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, the disease is taking a growing emotional and financial toll as people live longer, Gates told Reuters in an interview.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Amazon's Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest

Amazon's Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos overtook Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as the richest person in the world on Friday as the e-commerce giant's shares registered an uptick on the Wall Street.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
As CEO Nadella immediately put his mark on Microsoft: Bill Gates

As CEO Nadella immediately put his mark on Microsoft: Bill Gates

The book 'Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone', authored by 50-year-old Nadella, who is only the third-ever CEO of Microsoft, hit the stores this week.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Proposed US budget cut could have disastrous impact on health security, warns Bill Gates

Proposed US budget cut could have disastrous impact on health security, warns Bill Gates

This step could lead to five million more deaths from AIDS alone, the American business magnate has said.

Sep 13, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Satya Nadella pens book on Microsoft journey, future tech challenges

Satya Nadella pens book on Microsoft journey, future tech challenges

The book, titled 'Hit Refresh' and co-authored by Greg Shaw and Jill Tracie Nichols, will go on sale globally on September 26.

Sep 08, 2017, 19:57 PM IST
Bill Gates offers $350 million for Tanzania's development

Bill Gates offers $350 million for Tanzania's development

The world`s richest man said his Foundation will continue cooperating with the east African nation in improving health, particularly in minimizing deaths related to pregnant women, said the statement.

Aug 11, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Infosys can be 10 times as large as it is today: Ravi Venkatesan

Infosys can be 10 times as large as it is today: Ravi Venkatesan

 Infosys Co-Chairman Ravi Venkatesan on Sunday said that the company could be 10 times as large as it is today if it could execute well to harness advances in digital and machine learning.

Jul 30, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Bill Gates back as world's richest person; Amazon's Jeff Bezos slips back to 2nd place

Bill Gates back as world's richest person; Amazon's Jeff Bezos slips back to 2nd place

While most of Bezos's wealth is in Amazon, he also owns the private space firm Blue Origin and the Washington Post newspaper.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Amazon`s Jeff Bezos becomes world`s richest person, replaces Bill Gates

Amazon`s Jeff Bezos becomes world`s richest person, replaces Bill Gates

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has become the world’s wealthiest man, surpassing Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates after his shares surged on Thursday.

Jul 27, 2017, 21:37 PM IST