India home to 101 billionaires, Mukesh Ambani tops list
21 March, 2017, 10:21 | Author: Leticia Walters
Meanwhile Microsoft founder Bill Gates kept his top spot on the Forbes list, with a fortune of US$86bil (up from US$75bil in 2016) for the fourth year running.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the second richest tech billionaire on the Forbes Billionaires list, with a net worth of $72.8 billion, a figure that's $27.6 billion higher than a year ago.
This puts him 200 places below his rank in 2016, with an estimated wealth of $3.5bn compared to $3.7bn of last year and $4.5bn the year before.
Much of Trump's slide, the publication said, is linked to a drop in the value of real estate in midtown Manhattan.
In 2016, Forbes listed 1,810 billionaires.
Forbes still has Bill Gates has the richest person on the planet - his fourth straight year. Also new to the list is Japan's first self-made woman billionaire, Yoshiko Shinohara, who started a part-time staffing firm from her one-bedroom Tokyo apartment to help women get into the workforce.
Forbes notes that Trump is the first billionaire president in USA history and said " the business that made him rich remains intact".
In the United States, Carl Cook trails just behind Stan Kroenke, who grew famous past year for becoming St. Louis' favorite villain by moving the Rams football team to Los Angeles. Both brothers have a net worth of $1.1 billion and are newcomers to the list this year. Ambani, 59, leads the pack of Indian billionaires, coming in at the 33rd position with a net worth of United States dollars 23.2 billion.
Trump hasn't released his tax returns, but during the election campaign he claimed to be worth in excess of $10 billion.
As an example, he cited a US program started under President George W. Bush that has provided more than $70 billion in funding to, among other initiatives, treat more than 11 million people living with HIV and AIDS.
More than a few these fabulously rich folks have local ties, including Medford native and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, whose $47.5 billion in the bank is good enough for 10th on the list. What do you think of Bill Gates being No. 1 again?
According to its methodology, Forbes bases its billionaires list on a "snapshot of wealth" taken on February 17 by valuing assets using stock prices and global exchange rates.
On Monday, March 20th Apple announced that the Online Apple Store will be down overnight for roughly five and a half hours. Apart from this, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro along with the 12.9-inch iPad Pro are expected to be updated as well.
Tuesday should bring the first round of questions and first indication whether the Democrats will give the nominee a rough time. The grilling began on Capitol Hill as Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch went before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Mass Effect: Andromeda is out tomorrow in the U.S. , and March 23 in the rest of the world on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Fans will have to play the main game to find out all of the possible love interests.
The creative team behind the Sesame Street's newest edition were sensitive to the complex nature of the condition. Sesame Street has often experimented with new fun ways of teaching children since its launch almost 50 years ago.
McGregor, the reigning UFC lightweight champion, is now pursuing a boxing match with the five-weight world champion. However, McGregor, at age 28, is 12 years younger than Mayweather, so he has the youth element on his side.
The combined revenues of the merged entity will be Rs 81,403 crore, making it the single largest in the country. This valuation excludes Vodafone's 42% stake in Indus Towers and Idea's holding in the tower company of 11.15%.
All of the study information on salt in bread and bread products is now included in the George Institute's FoodSwitch app. It is recommended that adults eat no more than 6g of salt a day - about one teaspoon - and children should eat less.
The legislations approved are Compensation Law, the Central-GST (C-GST), Integrated-GST (I-GST) and Union Territory-GST (UT-GST). At the moment, the state GST bill has been sent to all the states by their respective state legislatures for the approval.
His appointment at Uber was a sign that the young company is mature enough to poach executives from more established firms. He plans to return to his native Kansas and explore a career in politics, he said in a statement provided by the company.
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Yogi Adityanath to meet PM Narendra Modi in Parliament today
While campaigning, Adityanath praised Trump's travel ban, saying India's Hindus were under pressure to migrate from Uttar Pradesh. Maurya's image of being a chaiwallah who made it big in politics was compared with that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.