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Mukesh Ambani has seen a string of deals for his digital business and shares of his conglomerate have more than doubled since a low in March.(REUTERS)

Mukesh Ambani is now world’s fifth-richest man

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 08:28 PM IST
The 63-year-old is now worth $74.6 billion, surpassing Berkshire Hathaway’s chief executive Buffett’s $72.7 billion as of Wednesday, according to the Forbes’ billionaires’ list.
Goldman Sachs’ stock price fell about 33% during the quarter, and some of Berkshire’s selling appears to have occurred after the slide began.(Reuters file photo)
Goldman Sachs’ stock price fell about 33% during the quarter, and some of Berkshire’s selling appears to have occurred after the slide began.(Reuters file photo)

Covid-19: Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway slashes Goldman Sachs’ stake

By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2020 02:20 PM IST
Berkshire trimmed its stake in JPMorgan by 3% and cut its holding of Goldman Sachs by 84% in the period, according to a filing Friday.
World Laughter Day was founded in the year 1998 by a Mumbai-based doctor, Madan Kataria(Unsplash)
World Laughter Day was founded in the year 1998 by a Mumbai-based doctor, Madan Kataria(Unsplash)

World Laughter Day 2020: From Byron to Bill Gates, world has always believed in power of a good laugh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 04:40 PM IST
World Laughter Day was founded in the year 1998 by a Mumbai-based doctor, Madan Kataria, who was also the founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has ramped up testing to more than 75,000 samples per day.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has ramped up testing to more than 75,000 samples per day.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: India clocks one million RT-PCR tests for Covid-19 and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 08:55 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
We signed up with Living my Promise, which is more a sharing of a genuine intent to give than an actual act of giving immediately to charity or other social causes(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
We signed up with Living my Promise, which is more a sharing of a genuine intent to give than an actual act of giving immediately to charity or other social causes(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

No act of giving is too small

By V Raghunathan
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 08:16 PM IST
While we often associate giving with Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Azim Premji or Shiv Nadar, and such others, there is no reason why giving should not become a a part of the value systems of ordinary professionals, who have created some wealth, howsoever modest, beyond their lifetime requirements
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and CEO of Paytm, during the ‘What it takes to be a global unicorn’ session at the Hindustan Times Mint-Asia Leadership Summit, in Singapore, on Friday(HT Photo)
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and CEO of Paytm, during the ‘What it takes to be a global unicorn’ session at the Hindustan Times Mint-Asia Leadership Summit, in Singapore, on Friday(HT Photo)

Paytm to start planning IPO in 22-24 months, says CEO Vijay Shekhar at HT-MintAsia Leadership Summit

By Kristie Neo
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 03:44 PM IST
Paytm’s parent company One97 Communications is India’s most valuable unicorn, or privately held startup with a valuation of $1 billion or more. Its backers include Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank Vision Fund, and Alibaba Group’s Ant Financial.
Bill Gates in a still from the new Netflix documentary series, Inside Bill’s Brain.
Bill Gates in a still from the new Netflix documentary series, Inside Bill’s Brain.

Inside Bill’s Brain trailer: New Netflix series profiles billionaire Bill Gates. Watch here

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 02:22 PM IST
Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth), Inside Bill’s Brain profiles billionaire Bill Gates. Watch the trailer here.
Azim Premji, chairman of Wipro. His decision to give away more of his wealth has once again brought the focus on Philanthrocapitalism(Aniruddha Chowdhury)
Azim Premji, chairman of Wipro. His decision to give away more of his wealth has once again brought the focus on Philanthrocapitalism(Aniruddha Chowdhury)

India needs more Azim Premjis

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2019 07:47 AM IST
Philanthrocapitalism is a good idea in India — there are far too many problems for the State to address, not just in terms of resources, but also attention and expertise.
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