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Who wants to be a billionaire? Not Mallya

Who wants to be a billionaire? Not Mallya

Friday October 26, 2012

-Thanks to the Almighty that Forbes has removed me from the so-called Billionaires list less jealousy, less frenzy and wrongful attacks,- tweeted Vijay Mallya after Forbes announced its Indias rich list yesterday.

Chinese Premier's family amassed $2.7 billion, claims NYT

Chinese Premier's family amassed $2.7 billion, claims NYT

Friday October 26, 2012, Beijing

In a potentially damaging report ahead of his retirement from politics, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's family was today accused of amassing assets worth at least $2.7 billion, prompting Beijing to denounce the charge as a "smear campaign."

Berlusconi sentenced to four years in jail

Berlusconi sentenced to four years in jail

Friday October 26, 2012, Milan

An Italian court on Friday sentenced former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to four years in jail for tax fraud in connection with the purchase of broadcasting rights by his Mediaset television company.

Vikram Pandit had 3 choices: Quit now, quit soon or be fired

Vikram Pandit had 3 choices: Quit now, quit soon or be fired

Friday October 26, 2012, New Delhi

In a "dramatic boardroom coup", Citigroup Chairman Michael O'Neill had worked for months on the ouster of banking giant's India-born CEO Vikram Pandit, who was "stunned" after being asked to go even after delivering improved results, a media report today said.

Mallya may regret display of wealth, says Richard Branson: Full transcript

Mallya may regret display of wealth, says Richard Branson: Full transcript

Saturday October 27, 2012

Virgin Atlantic founder and chairman Richard Branson speaks exclusively to NDTV's Shweta Rajpal Kohli on being a flamboyant entrepreneur, his success story in aviation and the crisis plaguing Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines. Here is the full transcript of the interview:

Never been elusive during Kingfisher crisis, says Vijay Mallya at F1 Grand Prix

Never been elusive during Kingfisher crisis, says Vijay Mallya at F1 Grand Prix

Saturday October 27, 2012

Kingfisher Airlines Chairman Vijay Mallya today said he was never out of reach of his striking employees during the 26-day impasse over non-payment of salaries since March this year and had played an active part in the wage settlement.

Vijay Mallya flies in for Indian GP, slams critics

Vijay Mallya flies in for Indian GP, slams critics

Saturday October 27, 2012

Embattled Force India team boss Vijay Mallya made his Indian Grand Prix entrance in combative mood on Saturday, lashing local media for their coverage of his business troubles and grounded Kingfisher airline.

Better to be a multi-billionaire politician dressed in Khadi, tweets Mallya

Better to be a multi-billionaire politician dressed in Khadi, tweets Mallya

Saturday October 27, 2012

On the same day he thanked God for losing his billionaire tag, Vijay Mallya tweeted again on Friday, this time in response to Richard Bransons interview with NDTV. -I have learnt the hard way that in India wealth should not be displayed. Better to be a multi-billionaire politician dressed in Khadi,- the liquor baron tweeted on Friday night.

Sebastian Vettel wins Indian F1 Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel wins Indian F1 Grand Prix

Sunday October 28, 2012, Greater Noida

Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel cruised to his fourth consecutive win and extended his lead in this year's title race to 13 points when he steered his Red Bull car to victory in the Indian Grand Prix.

UBS India investment banking head resigns

UBS India investment banking head resigns

Tuesday October 30, 2012

Swiss bank UBS's head of India investment banking, Ashok Mittal, has resigned, a spokesman for the bank said on Tuesday.

Rakesh Mohan takes charge as executive director on IMF board

Rakesh Mohan takes charge as executive director on IMF board

Saturday November 03, 2012, New Delhi

Former RBI Deputy Governor Rakesh Mohan has taken charge as Executive Director on the Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

UK finance minister tops British nightmares: Survey

UK finance minister tops British nightmares: Survey

Monday November 05, 2012, London

Finance minister George Osborne is the public figure that most often appears in British nightmares, a recent study has found.

Michelle Obama picked Kors for election night

Michelle Obama picked Kors for election night

Thursday November 08, 2012, New York

As Michelle Obama stepped on stage with her husband in Chicago today, she accepted her role not only as first lady but fashion tastemaker for four more years this time, wearing a Michael Kors magenta silk chine pin-tucked dress.

China's leader-in-waiting Xi gets top job at key party meet

China's leader-in-waiting Xi gets top job at key party meet

Thursday November 08, 2012, Beijing

Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping is virtually confirmed to be the successor to outgoing President Hu Jintao after he was formally designated as the Secretary General of the once-in-a-decade leadership meet of the ruling Communist party beginning here tomorrow, signalling smooth transfer of power.

Govt dismisses Kejriwal's allegations

Govt dismisses Kejriwal's allegations

Friday November 09, 2012, New Delhi

The government today dismissed the allegations made by activist Arvind Kejriwal on the black money issue saying there was nothing new in the accusations and no evidence has been given to substantiate them.