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World's 10 biggest companies

World's 10 biggest companies

Chinese companies dominate the Forbes list of world’s top companies.   Photograph, courtesy: Daniel Case/Wikimedia Commons     Forbes Global 2000 companies account for combined revenues of $39 trillion, profits of $3 trillion and assets worth $162 trillion. Banks and diversified financials dominate with 434 positions, more than one fifth of the world’s largest companies. This year’s Forbes Global 2000 companies hail from 61 countries and have a market value ..., 2 months ago

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World's 10 richest countries, India at a dismal 130!

Image: India lags behind 129 countries in the rich list.     Though India has surpassed China to become one of the fastest growing economies in the world, in terms of purchasing power parity, it lags behind 129 countries. In a survey conducted by Global Finance Magazine based on IMF’s gross domestic product (PPP) data from 2009-2013, India has scored a dismal 130 out of 184 countries. With a GDP (PPP) of $4,060, India has a long way to go to become one of the richest ...
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Oil prices fall as China share crisis worsens

  Oil futures fell again on Wednesday as worries over the Greek debt crisis and China's stock market turmoil outweighed an expected US inventory drop. China's stocks tanked further on Wednesday in a deepening crisis in which China's Securities Finance Corp said it would provide liquidity to ease 'panic', and as over 500 Chinese-listed firms suspended trading. Front-month Brent crude futures were 24 cents lower at $56.61 a barrel at 0430 GMT, following an almost 6 per cent drop over Monday ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago World's top 10 stock markets, China zooms  Rediff.com1 month ago

Chennai gets a swanky Metro Rail

The train covers the distance in 19 minutes, with a 30-second halt at each station.  Image: Chennai gets its first Metro Rail. Photograph, courtesy: Chennai Metro Rail     The much-awaited Chennai Metro Rail was launched on Monday by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, from her office via video conference.  Image: Metro Rail steered by women. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI     The first train, steered by two lady drivers, started from Alandur and headed to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Monsoon getaways are cheaper on your pocket

Image: Uttarakhand's Valley of Flowers. Photograph: Araghu/Wikimedia Commons Hotels, airlines offer discounts to attract customers during lean season; attractions include treks, nature trails, spa and wellness packages  If you are the kind who likes to avoid travelling during monsoons, it's time to re-think your holiday plans. A monsoon holiday can be cheaper because of discounts on air tickets and hotel packages. And with fewer tourists around, you can be sure of enjoying a leisurely ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

World's top 10 richest self-made billionaires

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has topped the list of world’s top 25 richest self-made billionaires.  Image: Bill Gates, is the world’s richest self-made billionaire. Photograph: Reuters     American entrepreneurs like Gates dominate the Wealth-X list, claiming 14 of the 25 spots. Several American billionaires who built successful companies like Berkshire Hathaway, Oracle, and Google are in the list, finds the Wealth-X study. The combined wealth of the 14 ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Bill and Melinda Gates world's wealthiest couple  Rediff.com1 week ago

Sevai Upma, a delicious alternative to Maggi!

With India's brand of beloved instant noodles facing the threat of a ban, we'd asked you, dear readers, to suggest recipes to substitute the 2-minute Maggi! Here, reader Archana Gaikwad shares this easy-to-make Sevai Upma recipe. Share your recipe! Here's how to make Sevai (Vermicelli) Upma:   Ingredients 1 cup sevai (vermicelli) 5-6 curry leaves 2 green chilli slit lengthwise 1" piece of ginger grated 3/4 tsp mustard seeds 2 medium-sized onions chopped fine 2 medium tomatoes ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

The Graduate actress Elizabeth Wilson dies

A lowdown on what's going on in Hollywood.Stage and screen actress Elizabeth Wilson has died. She was 94. Image: Elizabeth Wilson with actor Alan Safier in 2011. Photograph: Wikimedia CommonsWilson passed away on Saturday at her New Haven, Connecticut home, The Hollywood Reporter said. She was best known for her collaborations with acclaimed filmmaker Mike Nichols, most notably in 1967's The Graduate, in which she played Dustin Hoffman's on-screen mother. Nichols also ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Top monsoon destinations in India

Pack your bags and get away to one of these scenic locales... The monsoons are here and it is time to experience the beauty of the rains. If you are thinking about putting off your travel plans, these 20 places will make you think again. 1. Cherrapunji Photograph: Anu/ Creative Commons While the debate as to whether Cherrapunji or Mawsynram is the wettest place in India continues, you should visit Meghalaya to experience the rains and the gorgeous Nohkalikai Falls. With heavy rains, you ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Plane debris sent to France, 'likely to be from MH370'

French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. Photograph: Prisca Bigot/Reuters Wreckage washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island is "very likely from a Boeing 777", Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday as speculation mounted it could be from MH370 that vanished mysteriously over a year ago with 239 people, including five Indians, on board. Investigators headed to ...
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