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7 college dropouts who are now billionaires in India

7 college dropouts who are now billionaires in India

The richest man in India, 2nd Richest Man in Asia and 22nd richest person in the world, (according to Forbes) Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is a college dropout.

Jan 17, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Mumbai wealthiest city; India home to 264,000 millionaires, 95 billionaires

Mumbai wealthiest city; India home to 264,000 millionaires, 95 billionaires

India's financial capital Mumbai, home to 45,000 millionaires and 28 billionaires, is the wealthiest city in the country with total wealth of USD 820 billion, says a report.

Sep 28, 2016, 17:16 PM IST
Must watch video: 10 high school dropouts who made billions

Must watch video: 10 high school dropouts who made billions

Making money is not always about a college or a Master's degree and a great job. Rather it's more about ideas and grabbing that given opportunity.

May 08, 2016, 22:14 PM IST
 Indra Nooyi, Satya Nadella, Bhavesh Patel among highest paid CEOs in world

Indra Nooyi, Satya Nadella, Bhavesh Patel among highest paid CEOs in world

As many as three Indian origin persons have been named among 100 highest-paid CEOs globally with PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi and LyondellBasell's Bhavesh Patel making it to the top ten list compiled by Equilar.

Apr 28, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

Fewer billionaires in Russia but Vladimir Putin's son-in-law joins list

The total number of billionaires in Russia has fallen from 88 to 77 as the country suffers a recession, Forbes magazine's annual rich list showed today, but a man reported to be Vladimir Putin's son-in-law has become the youngest member of the club.

Apr 14, 2016, 22:20 PM IST
Panama Papers LEAK: All you need to know about secret accounts of the rich and powerful

Panama Papers LEAK: All you need to know about secret accounts of the rich and powerful

Know about the some of the main allegations made in Sunday's release based on documents from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca.

 

Apr 04, 2016, 10:24 AM IST
Five Indian women among Forbes World's Billionaires List

Five Indian women among Forbes World's Billionaires List

Five Indian women have made it to the Forbes list of world's richest people in the world, which saw 190 women billionaires -- a little over 10 percent of the total count.

Mar 02, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
World's 20 richest poorer by $70 bn, India has 84 billionaires: Forbes

World's 20 richest poorer by $70 bn, India has 84 billionaires: Forbes

More than $70 billion has been wiped off the wealth of the world`s 20 richest people following a slump on global financial markets, according to Forbes` latest annual ranking of billionaires. India has the fourth largest number of billionaires - 84.

Mar 01, 2016, 21:31 PM IST
Bill Gates richest man in world, Mukesh Ambani at 36th: Forbes

Bill Gates richest man in world, Mukesh Ambani at 36th: Forbes

Forbes' 2016 list of the World's Billionaires includes 1,810 billionaires, down from a record 1,826 a year ago.

Mar 01, 2016, 20:58 PM IST
Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, Dilip Shanghvi among world's 50 wealthiest people

Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, Dilip Shanghvi among world's 50 wealthiest people

Three Indians - Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji and Dilip Shanghvi - have made it to a global list of 50 wealthiest people that is topped by Bill Gates.

 

Jan 28, 2016, 12:46 PM IST
Number of women billionaires growing faster than men

Number of women billionaires growing faster than men

A rather hard fact to believe but study has shown that the number of women among the world's billionaires are growing faster than that of men.

Dec 15, 2015, 22:41 PM IST
China has more dollar billionaires than US

China has more dollar billionaires than US

China has beaten the US for the first time in the number of dollar billionaires whose numbers have climbed to 596 over America's 537, the most in the world, despite a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

Oct 15, 2015, 19:00 PM IST
Mukesh Ambani richest Indian, Flipkart co-founders new billionaires: Forbes

Mukesh Ambani richest Indian, Flipkart co-founders new billionaires: Forbes

India`s leading e-retailer Flipkart`s co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal are the latest billionaires in the country, with $1.3 billion (Rs.8,582-crore) net worth each, according to leading business magazine Forbes India` rich list released on Wednesday.

Sep 23, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

'Start-ups to add at least a dozen billionaires in India'

India is likely to produce at least a dozen more billionaires and several new millionaires by 2020 as the country's start-ups scene hots up, fuelled by sectors like e-commerce, financial services and other technology-driven fields, an Assocham study has projected.

Aug 02, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

Record number of Chinese among world's richest billionaires

China, the world's second biggest economy, accounts for a record one-fifth of all billionaires in the world, rising from 17.6 percent in 2014, the China Rich List 2015, compiled by the US business magazine Forbes, said.

Apr 21, 2015, 23:12 PM IST
Dilip Shanghvi overtakes Mukesh Ambani as richest Indian

Dilip Shanghvi overtakes Mukesh Ambani as richest Indian

Pharma tycoon Dilip Shanghvi Wednesday surpassed Mukesh Ambani as the world's richest Indian with a net worth of USD 21.5 billion -- within two days of Reliance Industries chief being ranked India's wealthiest for 8th year.

Mar 04, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

India's billionaire population fourth highest; US on top

India is home to the fourth largest number of billionaires across the world, while the US tops the charts followed by China and Germany.

Mar 03, 2015, 17:39 PM IST
Rolls-Royce looks to tap Indian billionaires

Rolls-Royce looks to tap Indian billionaires

With India forecast to be world's fastest growing major economy by 2016-17, super luxury car maker Rolls-Royce is gearing up to tap the country's billionaires with new models, including new convertible and a potential SUV.

Feb 01, 2015, 20:32 PM IST
Government not going to create jobs, billionaires can: Dylan

Government not going to create jobs, billionaires can: Dylan

Musician Bob Dylan believes job creation is not in the hands of governments but billionaires could do it.

Jan 24, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Nominal tax on super rich can lift 9 cr out of poverty: Report

The study found that in India, the number of billionaires increased from two in the 1990s to 65 in 2014.

Oct 31, 2014, 16:26 PM IST