Mukesh Ambani is the Chairman and MD of India's largest private sector company, RIL (Reliance Industries Limited). His company deals in refining, petrochemicals, oil & gas sectors, and retailing. He was born on April 19, 1957, in Yemen. He is the son of Dhirubhai Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani and elder brother of Anil Ambani. In 2015, Mukesh launched Jio, his own 4G network.
05 Jul 2020
#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of tech, but the story that drew the most attention was the ban imposed by India on 59 Chinese apps.
03 Jul 2020
JioMeet, Reliance's free Zoom rival, is now available in India
After a nearly three-month-long fundraising spree, Mukesh Ambani's telecom-to-digital entity Reliance Jio Platforms is expanding its footprint to step into the arena of video-conferencing.
03 Jul 2020
Jio Platforms scores Rs. 1,894 crore investment from Intel
Jio Platforms, the entity that holds the telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has scored another big investment.
18 Jun 2020
Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.5bn from Saudi Arabia's PIF
Mukesh Ambani's Jio Platforms has scored yet another multi-billion-dollar investment.
05 Jun 2020
Ambani's Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.2 billion from Mubadala
In another multi-billion-dollar deal, Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has agreed to raise Rs. 9,093.6 crore from Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor.
01 Jun 2020
COVID-19 outbreak: Reliance starts manufacturing 'affordable PPE' for frontline workers
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to spike in India, Reliance Industries is racing to manufacture protective gear for workers on the frontline.
31 May 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Trump targets Twitter, SpaceX-NASA historic mission, JioMart, and more
This week, we saw plenty of developments in the tech world.
25 May 2020
Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here
The lockdown enforced to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 has surged the demand for home delivery of essentials, giving a significant boost to the business of e-grocers like Bigbasket and Grofers.
22 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from KKR: Details here
Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 11,367 crore ($1.5 billion) from US-based equity firm KKR.
17 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 6,598 crore from General Atlantic
Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 6,598 crore ($869.8 million) from US-based private equity firm General Atlantic.
08 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from Vista Equity
Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 11,367 crore from US-based private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.
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.
05 May 2020
Our guarding angels: Neetu Kapoor thanks Ambanis for support
Days after legendary actor Rishi Kapoor's demise, his wife Neetu Kapoor has been thanking people who supported them during the actor's hard-fought battle with cancer.
04 May 2020
Jio Platforms gets Rs. 5,655 crore investment from Silver Lake
Jio Platforms, the entity housing telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, has picked up Rs. 5,655 crore ($747 million) in investment from US-based private equity firm Silver Lake.
27 Apr 2020
Reliance's JioMart goes live on WhatsApp: Details here
In a bid to simplify the process of buying groceries and daily essentials, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has launched its JioMart service on WhatsApp.
19 Apr 2020
#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus 8, iPhone SE launched, Cognizant hacked, and more
This week, despite the evolving COVID-19 crisis, notable developments were made in the world of tech.
13 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Sundar Pichai donates Rs. 5 crore to GiveIndia
Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet and Google, has donated Rs. 5 crore to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India.
08 Apr 2020
Amid coronavirus crisis, this Indian business tycoon is growing richer
The outbreak of coronavirus, and the ongoing nation-wide lockdown to prevent it from growing worse, has disrupted businesses so much that their leaders and investors are bleeding money.
07 Apr 2020
#CoronavirusImpact: Mukesh Ambani lost $300 million/day in two months
The outbreak of coronavirus over the last two months has left economies reeling, business disrupted, and people jobless.
30 Mar 2020
#Coronavirus: Reliance Industries commits Rs. 500 crore to PM-CARES Fund
Reliance Industries Limited has committed Rs. 500 crore to PM's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund to help the nation combat COVID-19 as the deadly novel coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across the country and the globe.
28 Mar 2020
Tata Group commits Rs. 1,500 crore to combat coronavirus outbreak
Tata Group has pledged a donation of Rs. 1,500 crore to support India's fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
27 Mar 2020
Mukesh Ambani to Anand Mahindra, corporates join fight against coronavirus
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across countries, the Government of India is doing everything possible to control the spread of the disease, while combating the wide-range of problems stemming from it.
27 Mar 2020
MyJio can tell if you're at risk of coronavirus disease
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase in India, Reliance Jio is doing its bit to help people screen themselves for the disease.
26 Mar 2020
Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio
After Meesho and Unacademy, Facebook is looking to invest in Reliance Jio to make another big move in the Indian market.
18 Feb 2020
Bezos launches $10 billion-worth 'Earth fund' to fight climate change
In order to tackle the problem of climate change, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has announced the plan to create a new 'Earth Fund' and invest $10 billion in it.
14 Feb 2020
Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies
The Supreme Court was mighty furious on Friday and issued show-cause notices to telecom companies over their failure to clear Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues.
06 Feb 2020
Auto Expo 2020: Jio's connected car tech takes center stage
As Indians are witnessing mind-boggling cars in the ongoing Auto Expo 2020, the biggest motor show of the country, telecom giant Reliance Jio grabbed eyeballs with a completely different thing - a connected car system.
15 Jan 2020
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos visits India as traders plan protest
The world's richest man and Amazon Inc. boss, Jeff Bezos is in India for a three-day visit.
31 Dec 2019
All you need to know about Reliance's grocery business, JioMart
In a major move, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has launched 'JioMart,' an e-commerce venture to deliver groceries.
28 Nov 2019
Now, Mukesh Ambani is 9th richest, ahead of Google founders
Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, has become the 9th richest person in the world.
16 Nov 2019
Reliance Jio begins electric vehicle delivery trials for e-commerce venture
We all know that Reliance Jio is planning to shake e-commerce space with a new venture focusing on the online-offline model.
15 Oct 2019
Jio launches AI-powered 'Video Call Assistant' at IMC 2019
Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio has graced the Indian Mobile Congress 2019 with a revolutionary new product - Video Call Assistant.
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.
11 Oct 2019
Jio starts charging for calls from today: Details here
Three years ago, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio barged into India's telecom scene with an offering like no other - affordable 4G internet and unlimited free calls to any network in the country.
14 Sep 2019
Mukesh, Nita and Ambani kids get Income Tax notices: Report
Reliance Industries head honcho Mukesh Ambani, his wife Nita, and their three children- Akash, Anant, and Isha, have received notices from the Mumbai leg of Income Tax Department, Indian Express reported on Saturday.
05 Sep 2019
Reliance Jio Fiber launches today: All you need to know
Reliance Jio is all set to commercially launch Jio Fiber, its fiber-to-the-home broadband service, today.
19 Aug 2019
Why Reliance Jio's First-Day-First-Show irks multiplex brands?
At RIL's 42nd AGM earlier this week, Mukesh Ambani made several announcements including one that has perturbed the cinema exhibition sector.
12 Aug 2019
#BiggestFDIDeal: Saudi Aramco invests $15 billion in Reliance's oil business
Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries, has announced one of India's biggest FDI deals ever.
12 Aug 2019
Jio Fiber roll-out from September 5, priced at Rs. 700/month
On Monday, August 12, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) held its 42nd Annual General Meeting in Mumbai.
11 Aug 2019
JioPhone 3 to JioFiber: Everything Reliance could announce on Monday
On Monday, August 12, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) will be hosting its 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai.