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India home to 100 billionaires; 6th largest population globally

India home to 100 billionaires; 6th largest population globally

17 Sep 2014

Singapore/New Delhi: India has retained its sixth position in terms of number of billionaires with 100 such people collectively having USD 175 billion in networth, while globally the number of uber-rich has reached a record high of 2,325 persons. According to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, released on Wednesday, though the number of billionaires in the country has decreased over last year (in 2013 there were 103 billionaires) India still enjoys a decent 6th position (same as last year) in the top 10 league.

India,   100 billionaires,   6th largest population,   billionaires,   United States,  
US strikes Islamic State jihadists near Baghdad for first time

US strikes Islamic State jihadists near Baghdad for first time

16 Sep 2014

Baghdad: The United States has bombed militants near Baghdad in support of Iraqi forces, striking close to the capital for the first time in its expanded campaign against Islamic State jihadists.

United States,   Baghdad,   air strikes,   Iraqi forces,   Islamic State jihadists,   Raqa Barack Obama,   IS,  
Shah Rukh Khan's 'Slam' tour generates great excitement in US

Shah Rukh Khan's 'Slam' tour generates great excitement in US

14 Sep 2014

Washington: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming promotional tour in the US for his film 'Happy New Year' has generated a lot of excitement not only among his Indian and South Asians fans but also native Americans.

Shah Rukh Khan,   United States,   Happy New Year,   Slam,   Deepika Padukone,   Abhishek Bachhan,  
<strong>United</strong> <strong>States</strong> calls for international coalition to 'destroy' Islamic State

United States calls for international coalition to 'destroy' Islamic State

05 Sep 2014

Newport (UK): United States on Friday called for the creation of a broad international coalition against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria by the time of the UN General Assembly this month.

United States,   Islamic State,   Iraq,   Syria UN General Assembly,   John Kerry,   Chuck Hagel,  
Obama marks 13th anniversary of 9/11 with new war on horizon

Obama marks 13th anniversary of 9/11 with new war on horizon

12 Sep 2014

Washington: US President Barack Obama paid tributes to the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and emphasized the imminent end of the war in Afghanistan, although US is on the verge of a new military intervention.

Barack Obama,   US President,   United States of America,   9/11 terror attacks,   September 11,   2001,   terror attacks,   WTO,   Al-Qaeda,  
Stay or not to stay with Britain? Scotland votes on independence referendum

Stay or not to stay with Britain? Scotland votes on independence referendum

18 Sep 2014

Edinburgh: Scotland began voting on Thursday on whether to become independent from Britain in a referendum which has electrified the nation, dominating debate in homes and pubs from Edinburgh to the Highlands.

Scotland,   United Kingdom,   United Kingdom,   independence referendum,   Edinburgh's Waverley Court,  
Russian interference in Ukraine is intolerable: <strong>United</strong> <strong>States</strong>

Russian interference in Ukraine is intolerable: United States

30 Aug 2014

Washington: The United States on Friday accused Russia of moving across the border and targeting the Ukrainian military positions.

Russia,   Ukraine,   Russia- Ukraine tiff,   Russian military,   Russian troops,   Ukraine country border,   Pro-Moscow rebels,   US President,   Barack Obama,  
CCI rejects complaint against <strong>United</strong> Telecoms, BBNL

CCI rejects complaint against United Telecoms, BBNL

17 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Fair trade regulator CCI has rejected charges that United Telecoms and Bharat Broadband Network Ltd had abused their dominant position in the market for broadband equipment.

Fair trade regulator,   CCI,   United Telecoms,   Bharat Broadband Network Ltd,   broadband equipment,   Competition Commission of India ,  
US: 'No plans' for military coordination with Iran over IS

US: 'No plans' for military coordination with Iran over IS

06 Sep 2014

Washington: United States said it has ‘no plans’ for any military coordination with Iran in the fight against Islamic State fighters operating in Iraq and Syria.

United States,   Iran,   Violence in Iran,   IS,   Islamic State fighters operating ,  
<strong>United</strong> <strong>States</strong> reporter requests privacy after release

United States reporter requests privacy after release

28 Aug 2014

Washington: The US journalist, who was freed this week by the miltants in Syria after two years in captivity, on Wednesday thanked everyone for their efforts to secure his release and asked for privacy to be with his family.

US Reporter,   Syria,   ISIS,   IS militants,   Peter Theo Curtis,   US Journalist,   Qatari government,   James Foley,  

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