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.
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.
The authors attributed the dip to a decrease of social and personal freedoms as well as an increase in perceived corruption. However, economic factors remain a certain contributor to achieving social cohesion and overall happiness, the report finds.
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.
A huge college basketball fan, Drake's nod at Kentucky head men's basketball coach John Calipari didn't go unnoticed. Eight days later, the final product hit the web, and it's potentially the artist's most cohesive project to date.
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 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%.
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.
Second on the list is USA investor Warren Buffett, whose fortune increased by $14.8 billion over a year ago to $75.6 billion. He has a fortune of $86 billion, up from $75 billion previous year , while Warren Buffett ranks No. 2 with $75.6 billion.
Kalanick hired Jones last fall, plucking him from Target where he served as CMO. (TGT), where he was chief marketing officer. Sources told the news outlet that Jones determined the current conditions at Uber were "more problematic than he realized".
He said the company was working on ways to improve its ad placement system, saying: "Clearly we need to do more on that".
Former NI deputy first minister Martin McGuinness dies aged 66
Born in Derry in 1950, he leaves the republican movement in Northern Ireland in a position of unparalleled political strength. He was forced to step down in January, a number of months before a planned retirement, because of an undisclosed illness.