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This math teacher became a billionaire, thanks to parents' craze for private tuition

This math teacher became a billionaire, thanks to parents' craze for private tuition

That tuition and coaching classes is a lucrative business, is not a big secret. But becoming a billionaire and with your name on the richest list, is a different game altogether. 

Apr 21, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov makes bid to buy Arsenal: Report

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov makes bid to buy Arsenal: Report

Steel magnate Usmanov already had a previous bid for Arsenal rejected and has been critical of Kroenke`s passive ownership style in the past.

May 20, 2017, 00:16 AM IST
Punjab cabbie turns billionaire for a day, gets Rs 98 billion in account!

Punjab cabbie turns billionaire for a day, gets Rs 98 billion in account!

Cash to the tune of Rs 98 billion was transferred in the account of Balwinder Singh on November 4.

Nov 30, 2016, 09:47 AM IST
Do you know Mark Zuckerberg wears the same T-shirt everyday? Here's why!

Do you know Mark Zuckerberg wears the same T-shirt everyday? Here's why!

The round-neck grey T-shirt and a pair of jeans with flip-flops have become synonymous with Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire-founder of Facebook. To the most, add his signature hoodie.

Apr 07, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

Carlos Slim scraps project with Donald Trump after Mexico insults

A television company controlled by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has cancelled a project with real estate developer and TV personality Donald Trump after his comments insulting Mexicans, Slim`s spokesman said on Monday.

Jun 30, 2015, 08:11 AM IST
NBA owners approve Atlanta Hawks sale following racial remarks

NBA owners approve Atlanta Hawks sale following racial remarks

Billionaire Tony Ressler`s purchase of the Atlanta Hawks has been unanimously approved by NBA owners, the league announced Wednesday, concluding a sale forced by racial remarks in e-mails discovered last year.

Jun 25, 2015, 14:32 PM IST

Bill Gates world's richest self-made billionaire: Wealth-X

Warren Buffett with USD 70.1 billion took the second slot on the list. Spain's Amancio Ortega (USD 65 billion) came in next.

Jun 17, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Russian billionaire wins round two of 'most expensive divorce' saga

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev`s divorce settlement of four billion Swiss francs -- billed the costliest break-up of all time -- may not be so expensive after all.

Jun 11, 2015, 23:27 PM IST
Outcry over rise of Russian footballer with Putin pal dad

Outcry over rise of Russian footballer with Putin pal dad

The unexpected rise of a little-known defender with a very influential father has embroiled one of Russia`s top clubs in a high-profile dressing room spat over alleged nepotism.

May 06, 2015, 21:21 PM IST
Bill Gates still world`s richest man: Forbes

Bill Gates still world`s richest man: Forbes

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates kept his spot as the world`s richest man, a rank he has held for 16 of the past 21 years, Forbes magazine said Monday.

Mar 02, 2015, 21:26 PM IST

Billionaire Carl Icahn added 446,000 eBay shares in fourth quarter

Billionaire activist Carl Icahn slightly boosted his exposure to eBay Inc by roughly $25 million in the fourth quarter, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday.

Feb 18, 2015, 06:22 AM IST
Billionaire's cash injection to lead Hamburg out of crisis

Billionaire's cash injection to lead Hamburg out of crisis

Billionaire Klaus-Michael Kuehne has acquired a 7.5 percent stake at former European champions Hamburg SV after pumping in 18.75 million euros in investment and also bagged the stadium naming rights, the club said on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 18:53 PM IST

Saudi reliance on oil `dangerous`, says billionaire prince

The fall of crude oil prices below $80 a barrel proves Saudi Arabia`s reliance on petroleum revenue is "dangerous", billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said on Tuesday.

Nov 04, 2014, 23:49 PM IST

Billionaire trio unite for US immigration reform

Three of the world`s richest men Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson put aside their political differences to unite in scathing condemnation of US lawmakers` failure to implement immigration reform.

Jul 12, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

Billionaire trio unite for US immigration reform

Three of the world`s richest men -- Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson -- put aside their political differences to unite in scathing condemnation of US lawmakers` failure to implement immigration reform.

Jul 12, 2014, 01:14 AM IST

Mickelson plays on amid news of U.S. probe into possible insider trading

If golf star Phil Mickelson is concerned by a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, he didn`t show it on Saturday.

Jun 01, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

James Packer, friend hauled up for punch-up

Australian billionaire and gaming baron James Packer and a childhood friend have been issued with criminal infringement notices following a punch-up at Bondi Beach here, media reported Friday.

May 10, 2014, 00:53 AM IST

Global billionaire wealth scales new heights; India disappoints

The total wealth of billionaires living in India has dropped to USD 191.5 billion, even as the overall fortune of the group globally has grown to a record high of USD 6.4 trillion.

Mar 04, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Chicago billionaire donates $150 mn to Harvard

Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin has donated his alma mater Harvard USD 150 million, the largest in the history of the prestigious college, to support its financial aid programme.

Feb 20, 2014, 14:54 PM IST

Billionaire bashed for putting rich-haters on par with Nazis

Billionaire Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tom Perkins was at the centre of a social media firestorm for comparing protests against the rich to Nazi persecution of Jews.

Jan 28, 2014, 11:46 AM IST

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