Articles about Azim Premji
25 Jan 2021
India's richest 100 earned Rs. 13 lakh crore since March-2020
India's top 100 billionaires saw their wealth increase by Rs. 13 lakh crore since March last year even as the COVID-19 pandemic led to severe job losses, Oxfam said in its latest report.
06 May 2020
Coronavirus wiped nearly a quarter of Indian billionaires' wealth: Forbes
The outbreak of COVID-19, which has claimed over 2.5 lakh lives and put a third of the world's population under lockdown, has wrecked economies completely.
11 Oct 2019
India Rich List: Mukesh Ambani retains top-spot for 12th year
Forbes India has released its list of richest Indians and for the twelfth year in a row Reliance Industries' Chairman Mukesh Ambani remains India's wealthiest.
07 Aug 2019
World's richest lose $117bn in one day; Ambani $2.45bn poorer
The richest 500 people in the world lost $117 billion (Rs. 8,28,418 crore) in a single day market crash on Monday.
04 Aug 2019
IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended 20 institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) of Madras and Kharagpur, University of Hyderabad, Benaras Hindu University, University of Delhi, to be granted the Institute of Eminence (IoE) tag.
18 Jul 2019
Bill Gates not second richest anymore. Here's who replaced him
For the first time in the seven-year history of Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates swooped down to world's third-richest spot from his previous rank 2.
06 Jun 2019
Wipro Founder Azim Premji will retire next month, confirms company
Wipro founder and business tycoon Azim Premji will retire from the company on July 30, 2019.
04 Oct 2018
Forbes names Mukesh Ambani 'richest Indian' for 11th straight time
Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of Reliance Industries, has once again emerged as the richest Indian - for the 11th consecutive year - with a net worth of $47.3 billion, according to Forbes magazine.
09 Jun 2018
Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news
24 Mar 2018
World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018
The first two months of 2018 have been rather expensive for the 500 wealthiest people on planet Earth.
07 Mar 2018
Jeff Bezos tops global rich list; Mukesh Ambani richest Indian
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani became the richest Indian for the 11th year in a row while his net worth soared to $40.1 billion.
07 Mar 2018
Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Microsoft's Bill Gates to become the richest man in the world.
23 Nov 2017
Bharti family pledges Rs. 7,000cr to university for free education
One of India's richest families, the Bharti family, has pledged 10% of their wealth, Rs. 7,000cr, to philanthropy.
20 Nov 2017
Nandan Nilekani pledges to donate half his wealth to charity
Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini pledged half of their wealth, estimated at $1.7 billion, to charity this weekend.
16 Nov 2017
Indians dominate Forbes 2017 list of Asia's 50 richest families
Seventeen Indian business dynasties have made it to the Forbes 2017 list of Asia's 50 Richest Families.
23 Jun 2017
Snapdeal-Flipkart merger comes to a halt as Azim Premji objects
According to reports, Snapdeal's merger with rival Flipkart has hit one more roadblock, which can potentially drive down the embattled firm's agreed upon valuation of $1 billion for the sale, if not jeopardize the deal completely.
01 Jun 2017
Amitabh Bachchan to promote cow shelters, fisheries
With the intention of encouraging youngsters to boost dairy industry as an enterprise, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat are going to promote cow shelters, fisheries as well as vaccination of pets.
21 Mar 2017
Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out
Every year Forbes magazine releases a complete list of the world's wealthiest individuals.
09 Mar 2017
India loses 11 billionaires to demonetization, Ambani still the richest
According to the Hurun Global Rich List India, India's club of the richest has shrunk by 11 people since the demonetization was unleashed in November.
23 Nov 2016
India's richest 1% control over half of nation's wealth
A Credit Suisse study showed that India's richest 1% currently exercise ownership over 53% of the country's overall wealth.
03 Nov 2016
Wipro's massive drive to drive automation
Indian software company Wipro is looking to bolster automation across the company's varied segments, enabling greater productivity.