Mukesh Ambani is 13th richest on Forbes World's Billionaire list; Amazon founder Jeff Bezos retains top spot
Mukesh Ambani, 61, saw wealth soar from $40.1 billion in 2018 when he was placed 19th richest in the world, to $50 billion to be rank at 13th in 2019.
Mukesh Ambani breaks into top 10 global rich list with a net worth of $54 bn; Amazon chief Jeff Bezos retains top rank
The Hurun Global Rich List 2019 is topped by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos for the second year in a row, while Mukesh Ambani is placed 10th with a network of Rs 3.83 lakh crore, thanks to a rally in RIL shares.
For the 2019 annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates discuss nine surprising things they didn't see coming in 2018.
Melinda Gates says world has become 'dramatically healthier' in past 20 years, global health funds behind progress
Noting that the global health funds are behind a lot of this progress, Melinda said around the year 2000, the world started investing more in global health, and in particular, in global health institutions that really pooled the world's resources to buy things that would make the people healthier.
The two decades is a story of incredible improvement in the human condition, Melinda Gates said.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates congratulated the Indian government for the healthcare scheme Ayushman Bharat after Union Health Minister JP Nadda wrote on Twitter that 6,85,000 beneficiaries have availed free health care in just first 100 days of the scheme.
The NITI Lecture Series will focus on 'leveraging artificial intelligence for inclusive growth.'
Personal computing would not have existed without Allen, said Bill Gates said in a statement.
Bill Gates lauds Narendra Modi for improving sanitation in India, says 'time to build on Swachh Bharat's success'
Since the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission, over eight crore toilets have been built across India and over five lakh villages have been made open defecation free.
This marks a deeper foray into philanthropy for Bezos, whose fortune is more than $160 billion.
The commission seeks to "convince countries across the globe to take measures to arm themselves against the consequences of climate change." the Dutch minister for infrastructure and water management said.
As he prepares to leave the company, Jack Ma is among China's richest men with a net worth estimated by Forbes at $38.6 billion.
Bill Gates says jobs growth in India is linked to quality education; universities and schools must foster innovation
Microsoft founder Bill Gates believes the private sector is where most jobs will be created, and that there is opportunity to get way more out of the private sector.
No one is over the hill to start a new venture or make a discovery; entrepreneurs strike it big at age 45, reveals a study
The results of such studies are vital - not only for those in their mid-twenties and already starting to wilt under the pressure but also for the ones in their mid-forties who assume that they are well over the hill to embark on an entrepreneurial or an experimental journey.
Jeff Bezos’ net worth is $55 billion more than that of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates
Digitisation can leapfrog India into inclusive growth and help with education system, says Microsoft founder Bill Gates
"Absolutely yes," Gates said when asked if digitisation and modern technologies would help India achieve the goals of an ideal society as being articulated by top Indian leaders' post-independence.
UIDAI slams enrolment software breach reports, says stringent processes in place; Gates bats for Aadhaar
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funded the World Bank (WB) to take India's Aadhaar approach to other countries.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates believes Aadhaar does not pose a privacy issue and could be emulated in other countries
"Aadhaar in itself doesn't pose any privacy issue because it's just a bio ID verification scheme," said Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft.
Microsoft and the Justice Department had been locked in a dispute over how US prosecutors seek access to data held on overseas computer servers owned by American companies.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tops this year's Forbes World's Billionaires list with a record fortune of $112 billion