Feb 24, 2011

Top 10 Richest Indians

Top 10 Richest Indians

Top 10 Richest Indians

Richest Indians in 2010. More after the break...

10. Gautam Adani
Gautam Adani — Net Worth: $6 Billion
Started just in 1988, the Adani group has climbed up the ladder fast to reach forefront of business in commodities trading and expanded to infrastructure and energy. Its chairman Gutam Adani is our tenth richest person.

09. Kumar Birla

Kumar Birla — Net Worth: $7.8 billion

Birla group used to be the number two business house in India but after its split some decades ago, one of the group companies Aditya-Birla group, is the world's tenth largest cement company.

08. Sunil Mittal

Sunil Mittal — Net worth - $8.2 billion.

Airtel is the pioneer in the telecom in India and is the number one in the field.  It is this company that took mobile phone and telemedia to all the corners of India. The Bharthi Airtel, the company that owns Airtel has Sunil Mittal as its chairman.

07. Savitri Jindal

Savitri Jindal — Net Worth - $12 billion.

Om Prakash Jindal, the founder of the Jindal Group died in March 2005 and the family fortune was divided into four parts for 4 brothers but eh controlling interest went to his wife Savitri Jindal. The lady as the non-executive chairman of the O.P. Indal group. This company manufactures  power and steel. 

06. Kushal Pal Singh

K.P. SIngh — Net Worth - $13.5 billion.

The property company DLF's  slogan says it all: Building India. DLf is India's and now world's largest builders and their operations extend throughout India. Almost all metropolitan and tier II cities come under their developing activities. The chairman Kushal Pal Singh is an army veteran. DLF  has a city named after itself near Delhi: DLF city!

05. Shashi & Ravi Rhuia

Shashi - Ravi Rhuia — Joint Net Worth - $13.6 billion.

Family business to the fore again. When Nand Kishore Ruia,their father died, the brothers Shashi and Ravi Ruia took over the company known as Essar group. mainly into shipping and paint in the beginning, now their multi-faceted operations include steel, power and oil.

04. Azim Premji

Azim Premji — Net Worth - $14.9 billion

When Azim Premji was selling cooking oil, nobody knew him. He made a plunge into IT sector when it was in nascent stage. He did not look back since then. His Wipro is as well known as any other IT major in the world with its third largest exports from the country to scores of countries in the world. Computers and allied industries keep him in the 4th position.

03. Anil Ambani

Top 10 Richest Indians

Anil Ambani — Net Worth - $17.5 billion. 

Ambani brothers can easily be the richest people in the world by far, had they chosen to remain as one company. Alas, they had to part company and the younger Brother Anil Ambani comes third in our list of 10 richest Indians. His business interests include telecom, entertainment, financial services and infrastructure. His flag ship company is Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Group.

02. Lakshmi N. Mittal

Lakshmi N. Mittal — Net Worth - $30 billion

You could have called him a little upstart some years ago and you would not have been more wrong. Not any more. From a scrap merchant in erstwhile Calcutta to one of the top steel magnets in the world is no joke. Sheer hard work and prudence has earned him the second place in this list. His factories are present in South America, India and Middle east.

01.  Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani — Net Worth - $32 billion.

Well, we all know who the first one is in our list. Yes, It is Mukesh Ambani, the elder of the Ambani brothers. He has his hand in many businesses but the important ones are Petrol, oil and gas. His Reliance Industries is the numero uno company in India.  Another distinction he has is that he is the second richest man in the world. Fortune magazinwe predicts he will be the richest man in the world before 2014. He continues his father, Dhirubhai Ambani's legacy in business.

Top 10 Richest Indians

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10 Oldest Mosques in the World

01. Quba Mosque, Saudi Arabia
First Built: 622
The designation of the oldest mosque in the world requires careful use of definitions, and must be divided into two parts, the oldest in the sense of oldest surviving building, and the oldest in the sense of oldest mosque congregation. Even here, there is the distinction between old mosque buildings that have been in continuous use as mosques, and those that have been converted to other purposes; and between buildings that have been in continuous use as mosques and those that were shuttered for many decades. In terms of congregations, they are distinguished between early established congregations that have been in continuous existence, and early congregations that ceased to exist (wikipedia). 09 More after the break...
02. Al-Masjid al-Nabawi, Saudi Arabia
First Built: 622

03. Masjid al-Qiblatain, Saudi Arabia

First Built: 623

04. Jawatha Mosque, Saudi Arabia

First Built: 629

Masjid al-Haram, Saudi Arabia

First Built: 638

06. Great Mosque of Kufa, Iraq

First Built: 639

Mosque of Uqba, Tunisia

First Built: 670

Imam Hussain Mosque, Iraq

First Built: 680

Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem

First Built: 705

Al-Zaytuna Mosque, Tunisia

First Built: 709


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The Biggest Family in the World

At Zion Chan from India 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren.
If we add to them wives and husbands of his adult children, lives in the house of Chan 181 people.
 The house itself - is enormous. It has more than one hundred bedrooms.
Wife sleep with their common husband in turn.
At what most young have an advantage over those who are older.
At dinner, the family prepares about 30 whole chickens.
An interesting fact worth noting also the fact that Chan became a record 10 weddings in one year. 04 More images after the break...
Via —  1

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World in the mist of 'LIKE'

Someone might already brought this into light, but I just realized it.

It all started with me thinking for the reasons why people write poems.

One can list out Love, hate, compassion, dream, happiness, sorrow and go on till he is out of all emotions.

On thinking, I narrowed the list down to one, which is like.

Let me just list out all above reasons one by one and then show how they indeed are like

Love - Synonym of like !

Hate - You hate something because you like something else.

Compassion - You care for others. Isn't that kind of like?

Dream - You like to achieve something.

Happiness - Its because you like it

Sorrow - Its because you miss something you like

You might strike this out as my perspective, but like in every human got its own perspective.

Selfishness, corruption, war, crime and what not. Just name it and see that we are covered by like.

One can only create like as destroying it would be an act because he likes something else.


Now upload up to 2048 pixel size large images in Facebook

Now upload up to 2048 pixel size large images in Facebook

Now upload up to 2048 pixel size large images in Facebook

Now upload up to 2048 pixel size large images in Facebook

Now upload up to 2048 pixel size large images in Facebook

If you were in a dilemma on whether to shift completely on to Flickr for photo sharing needs, then Facebook gives you one more reason to keep sticking to it. Facebook is going to increase the maximum size limit for uploading photos from 720 pixels to 2048 pixels (approximately 8 times more) starting today and will be functional for every Facebook user in coming weeks.

The photo viewer is also going to have a revamped lightbox interface in which has dark background with images popping-up in the forefront. This comes as welcome addition for people who always wanted to showcase their photography skills on Facebook, but somehow due to compression of images couldn’t display what was apparent.
You’ll be updated on this new addition in your Facebook account anytime stating today carrying up to a week or more, so keep a check on exploring it.

Now upload up to 2048 pixel size large images in Facebook

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