Born in an ordinary family of Bhinder Kalan village in Moga district, Punjab, on November 5, 1930, Mittal vividly recalls his passion, which led him to make necessary agricultural equipments available to thousands of farmers.
HCL founder Shiv Nadar, D Mart founder Radhakrishan Damani, Serum Insitute of India founder Cyrus Poonawalla secured the 3rd, 4th and 5th positions respectively.
The number of billionaires increased to 140 from 102 last year and their collective wealth doubled to $596 billion during the last year.
The women on the 17th annual Forbes Power List hail from 30 countries and were born across four generations.
Forbes' annual list of the highest earning sportswomen was dominated by tennis players, who made up nine of the top 10
Mukesh Ambani owns the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, Mumbai Indians, which he bought for over $100 million in 2008 through a RIL subsidiary
Roger Federer has eclipsed Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to top the annual Forbes list of the highest paid athletes on the planet
The list also covers the timeline from June 2018 to June 2019, during which the highest-grossing films of all time "Avengers: Endgame" was also released.
According to Forbes list of highest-paid athletes, Virat Kohli has a pay scale of $25m, while he earns $4m through salary and winnings. He also earns $21m through endorsements.
President and CEO of computer networking firm, Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal, co-founder of IT consulting and outsourcing firm Syntel Neerja Sethi, and CTO and co-founder of streaming data technology company Confluent Neha Narkhede, are in the Forbes list of 'America’s Richest Self-Made Women 2019'.
Ryan of 'Ryan Toys Review' topped Forbes' ranking of this year's 10 highest-paid YouTubers in the world. The US boy leaped from eighth position in 2017 to first in 2018.
Mukesh Ambani emerged as the richest Indian for the 11th consecutive year with a net worth of USD 47.3 billion, according to Forbes.
Harish Shah writes that Akshay wanted his name to appear before Vivek in the credits of Saudagar since one of his films had been released but Vivek’s secretary was not ready to accept it, which forced him to opt out of the movie.
As mentioned in Forbes, Kumar who got 76th rank on the list has earned $40.5M this year.
Representing 24 countries across Asia-Pacific - including Azerbaijan and North Korea for the first time - the finalists were selected from thousands of online nominations.
The business tycoon, with $3.1 billion is now ranked 766th this year, down from a 544th ranking last year.
Salman Khan has topped the list for the second consecutive year.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.