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Combined wealth of 63 Indian billionaires higher than total Union Budget for financial year 2018-19: Report
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Combined wealth of 63 Indian billionaires higher than total Union Budget for financial year 2018-19: Report

Rights group Oxfam also said the world's 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet's population.

India creates 7,300 more millionaires in one year worth $6 trillion; highest number of female billionaires at 18.6%, reveals study
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India creates 7,300 more millionaires in one year worth $6 trillion; highest number of female billionaires at 18.6%, reveals study

By mid-2018, in dollar terms, wealth in India grew by a modest 2.6 percent to around $6 trillion and wealth per adult stayed flat at $7,020 mainly due to the rupee plunge against the dollar, it said.

Bill Gates says jobs growth in India is linked to quality education; universities and schools must foster innovation
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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.

Hinduja brothers top UK's 2017 list of richest people; artist Anish Kapoor too makes the cut
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Hinduja brothers top UK's 2017 list of richest people; artist Anish Kapoor too makes the cut

Besides the Hinduja brothers, there are over 40 Indian-origin super-rich in this year's list of the UK's 1,000 wealthiest people, who seem to be reaping a so-called "Brexit bonanza".

Number of people with assets of over Rs 200 cr rises to 283 in fiscal 2017
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Number of people with assets of over Rs 200 cr rises to 283 in fiscal 2017

The number of such individual taxpayers was 195 in the previous fiscal, 2015-16, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

Forbes rich list: India home to 101 billionaires, Mukesh Ambani wealthiest
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Forbes rich list: India home to 101 billionaires, Mukesh Ambani wealthiest

The Forbes list of the 'World's Billionaires' 2017 consists of 2,043 of the richest people in the world who have a combined net worth of US $7.67 trillion, a record 18-percent increase over the past year.

Mumbai is India's richest city with $820 bn; Delhi distant second with $450 bn
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Mumbai is India's richest city with $820 bn; Delhi distant second with $450 bn

The list also includes Hyderabad with a total wealth of $310 billion. Hyderabad is home to 9,000 millionaires and six billionaires.

Mumbai is India's wealthiest city with $820 bn capital; boasts of 45k millionaires, 28 billionaires
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Mumbai is India's wealthiest city with $820 bn capital; boasts of 45k millionaires, 28 billionaires

While Delhi, home to 22,000 millionaires and 18 billionaires has total wealth of $450 billion, Bengaluru boasts of a total wealth of $320 billion

The Hulk Hogan vs Gawker story is an epic tale of revenge and hidden agendas
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The Hulk Hogan vs Gawker story is an epic tale of revenge and hidden agendas

Gawker Media managed to get itself into a quite a pickle when it published a sex tape involving Terry Gene Bollea, better known as Hulk Hogan.

The Subrata Roy case: What’s happening to the billionaire who couldn’t get away?
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The Subrata Roy case: What’s happening to the billionaire who couldn’t get away?

Questions need to be raised about the curious case of billionaire Subrata Roy who paid loads of cash to the market regulator and last week completed two years behind bars in Delhi's maximum security prison.

Mukesh Ambani, Premji, Shanghvi among world's 50 wealthiest
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Mukesh Ambani, Premji, Shanghvi among world's 50 wealthiest

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

Giving it away: After Mark Zuckerberg, a look at past decade's $1 billion donations
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Giving it away: After Mark Zuckerberg, a look at past decade's $1 billion donations

Mark Zuckerberg's pledge to give away Facebook stock worth $45 billion puts him at the forefront of a philanthropic class that has promised to donate most of their fortunes.

Forbes list of 100 richest Indians includes only four women
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Forbes list of 100 richest Indians includes only four women

Four women feature in 2015's Forbes list of 100 richest Indians including OP Jindal group Chairperson Savitri Jindal and generic drugs maker USV Pharma Chairperson Leena Tewari.

Forbes India rich list: Mukesh Ambani tops for 9th year, Flipkart's Bansals debut at 86th slot
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Forbes India rich list: Mukesh Ambani tops for 9th year, Flipkart's Bansals debut at 86th slot

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.

Real estate magnate Donald Trump announces his bid for 2016 US presidency
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Real estate magnate Donald Trump announces his bid for 2016 US presidency

Property tycoon Donald Trump, one of America's most flamboyant and outspoken billionaires, threw his hat into the 2016 race on Tuesday for the White House.

1 out of 4 millionaires is saying 'goodbye India'; but our billionaires sure like it here
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1 out of 4 millionaires is saying 'goodbye India'; but our billionaires sure like it here

The paradox is this: can the government get back wealth stashed abroad, when the wealthy themselves are seeking to move out? Can you bring back wealth without trying to keep the wealthy back here?

Hinduja brothers only Britons in world's top 80 billionaires list
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Hinduja brothers only Britons in world's top 80 billionaires list

The figures, based on the definitive rich list compiled by Forbes in March 2014 and the data from investment bank Credit Suisse indicates that the London-based entrepreneurs are now the richest Britons in the world.

Rich list: Mumbai University has produced more billionaires than NYU, MIT
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Rich list: Mumbai University has produced more billionaires than NYU, MIT

The latest Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014 reveals interesting facts about billionaires and their fortunes. While majority of the billionaires alive today have finished their undergraduate studies from US' University of Pennsylvania, the University of Mumbai has produced the most number of billionaire graduates in India and features as the only university in the top 10 list of universities that is not American.<br />

Ka-ching! Asian cities claim 8 spots on top 20 billionaire cities list
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Ka-ching! Asian cities claim 8 spots on top 20 billionaire cities list

The 8 Asian cities on the list are led by Hong Kong which is home to 82 billionaires, followed by Beijing (37) and Singapore (32), Mumbai (28), Tokyo (26), Shenzhen (25), Shanghai (21), Taipei (21), Seoul (20) and Bangkok (17).<br />

Photos: Bill and Melinda Gates pay a home visit to Nitin Gadkari
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Photos: Bill and Melinda Gates pay a home visit to Nitin Gadkari

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari welcomed American billionaire philanthropist couple Bill and Melinda Gates at his residence in New Delhi on Friday. Bill Gates is the chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the world's largest privately funded foundations.