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Chennai girl enters Forbes '30 under 30' list for her tool to fight smoking

Chennai girl enters Forbes '30 under 30' list for her tool to fight smoking

Akshaya Shanmugam holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering in Anna University, Chennai and a Master’s degree and PhD from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra ranks in Forbes Most Powerful Women 2017 list

Priyanka Chopra ranks in Forbes Most Powerful Women 2017 list

Desi girl Priyanka Chopra has once again made the country proud. The international icon has featured on Forbes Most Powerful Women 2017 list. This seems to be yet another feather in Quantico actress's cap.

Nov 02, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Virat Kohli overtakes Lionel Messi in Forbes list by $1 million

Virat Kohli overtakes Lionel Messi in Forbes list by $1 million

In the list of most valuable sportspersons released by Forbes on Wednesday, Kohli sits at No. 7 but what will stun most sports enthusiasts is that he is ahead of No. 9 Messi by $1 million

Oct 26, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
Mukesh Ambani tops Forbes India Rich List, adds $15.3 billion to last year's wealth

Mukesh Ambani tops Forbes India Rich List, adds $15.3 billion to last year's wealth

Wipro's Azim Premji was the distant second with a net worth of USD 19 billion, moving up two places from last year, while Sun Pharma's Dilip Shanghvi slipped from his earlier second place to the ninth now

Oct 05, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Did Stephen Hawking's Breakthrough initiative detect signals from aliens? 5 reasons why it's a hasty conclusion

Did Stephen Hawking's Breakthrough initiative detect signals from aliens? 5 reasons why it's a hasty conclusion

Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are brief, bright pulses of radio emission from distant galaxies.

Sep 05, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
India the most corrupt Asian country, but Modi fighting against graft: Forbes

India the most corrupt Asian country, but Modi fighting against graft: Forbes

A recent survey by the Transparency International states that India is the most corrupt country in Asia.

Sep 01, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan beats Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan in Forbes highest paid Bollywood star race

Shah Rukh Khan beats Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan in Forbes highest paid Bollywood star race

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has once again proved his worth, quite literally this time! Forbes has released the list of highest-paid actors in Bollywood of 2017 and King Khan rules the roost at the top slot.

Aug 31, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
HUL, Asian Paints and Bharti Airtel among Forbes' 100 most innovative companies

HUL, Asian Paints and Bharti Airtel among Forbes' 100 most innovative companies

Three Indian firms -- Hindustan Unilever, Asian Paints and Bharti Airtel -- are among Forbes' list of the world's 100 most innovative companies, where Salesforce.Com has replaced Tesla Motors on the top position.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Manchester United is world's most valuable club: Forbes

United`s coffers have also swollen due to an array of global commercial tie-ups and a kit deal with Adidas worth a reported $90 million a year.

Jun 06, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
11 PIOs in Forbes magazine's list of best venture capitalists

11 PIOs in Forbes magazine's list of best venture capitalists

Eleven Indian-American investors feature in Forbes magazine's annual list of the 100 best venture capitalists who are behind some of the highest- returning investments in the technology sphere.

May 14, 2017, 12:20 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik among 53 Indians in Forbes' 'Under-30' Achievers list

Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik among 53 Indians in Forbes' 'Under-30' Achievers list

Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar and wrestler Sakshi Malik are among the list of 53 Indians featuring in the Forbes' list of super achievers from Asia who are under the age of 30 and "pushing boundaries of innovation".

Apr 17, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Tiger Woods worth $740 million, Michael Jordan a billionaire, says Forbes

Tiger Woods worth $740 million, Michael Jordan a billionaire, says Forbes

Woods, 40, is the youngest person on the Forbes top-20 list, with a net worth estimated at $740 million.

Dec 29, 2016, 12:36 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi ranked among world's ten most powerful people by Forbes

PM Narendra Modi ranked among world's ten most powerful people by Forbes

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi won the online reader's poll for TIME Person of the Year 2016, he was ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the world by Forbes.

Dec 14, 2016, 23:05 PM IST
2 Indian-origin men in US' Richest Entrepreneurs Under 40 list: Forbes

2 Indian-origin men in US' Richest Entrepreneurs Under 40 list: Forbes

Forbes magazine's second annual list of richest entrepreneurs under the age of 40 feature two India-origin men. The list has been topped by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Dec 13, 2016, 12:21 PM IST
Mukesh Ambani's net worth more than GDP of 14 Indian states, UTs

Mukesh Ambani's net worth more than GDP of 14 Indian states, UTs

Reliance Industries' Chairman Mukesh Ambani has once again been named the wealthiest Indian by prestigious Forbes magazine. This is the ninth-time in a row that the 59-year old business tycoon has bagged the leading slot among billionaires in India.

Oct 22, 2016, 18:04 PM IST
Mukesh Ambani's wealth equals Estonia's GDP, Azim Premji's networth more than Mozambique's: Forbes

Mukesh Ambani's wealth equals Estonia's GDP, Azim Premji's networth more than Mozambique's: Forbes

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani, who has been named India's richest person for the 9th year in a row with a sharp increase in networth to USD 22.7 billion, has fortune that is equal to Estonia's GDP, says Forbes India.

Oct 20, 2016, 17:25 PM IST
5 Indian-Americans among America's richest 400: Forbes

5 Indian-Americans among America's richest 400: Forbes

Five Indian-Americans figure among America`s 400 richest people, in a list again headed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, according to the survey by Forbes magazine.

Oct 09, 2016, 23:24 PM IST
Forbes pegs Donald Trump's wealth at $3.7 billion, $800 million less than last year

Forbes pegs Donald Trump's wealth at $3.7 billion, $800 million less than last year

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump`s estimated net worth is $3.7 billion, $800 million less than a year ago, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday, attributing the loss largely to New York`s softening real estate market. 

Sep 29, 2016, 00:06 AM IST
Full List: Sofia Vergara, Priyanka Chopra and the other highest paid TV actresses

Full List: Sofia Vergara, Priyanka Chopra and the other highest paid TV actresses

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra made it to the list of Forbes highest paid TV actresses for the first time in the eighth position which was topped by Colombian-American actress Sofia Vergara for the fifth year in a row.

Sep 15, 2016, 07:06 AM IST
Priyanka Chopra 8th on Forbes list of highest paid TV actresses

Priyanka Chopra 8th on Forbes list of highest paid TV actresses

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra, who is known for playing an FBI agent in the crime thriller “Quantico” became the first Indian actress to feature in Forbes 10 highest paid TV actresses coming in the eighth place.

Sep 15, 2016, 01:35 AM IST