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10 richest men in history- Akbar was richer than gates

On January 10, India’s richest person Mukesh Ambani was ranked 20th in the list of wealthiest people in the Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index. Ambani with his $41.2 billion wealth ranking at No. 20 is of course, no mean feat. But picture this– there was an Indian emperor, long before our time, who actually features among 10 richest persons of all time.Money magazine in 2015 compiled a list of richest people of all time by taking an individual’s wealth and comparing it to the country’s GDP, apart from adjusting for inflation and speaking to hundreds of economists and historians. The study revealed that Emperor Akbar, the third of the Mughal rulers, had 25 per cent of the global GDP in his possession.

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Man Booker Price 2017 goes to George Saunders

LONDON: American author George Saunders won the 2017 Man Booker prize on Tuesday for his novel Lincoln in the Bardo, a fictional account of former US President Continue reading

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Parliaments of Different Countries

COUNTRY                                    PARLIAMENT 


India                                                   Sansad(Lok sabha and Rajya sabha)


Pakistan                                              National Assembly


Germany                                             Bundstag(Lower House) and Bundesrat(Upper

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Awards and Honours

PRICE                                                   FIELD


Nobel Prize                                            Peace, Literature, Medicine, Physics,                                                                                 Chemistry(from 1901) and Economics (from                                                                   1969)


Pulitzer Prize                                         Journalism (1917)


Academy(Oscar) Awards                     Film (1929) Continue reading

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Full list of revised cabinet Ministers

Here are the revised portfolios of the ministers:

CABINET MINISTERS

1.Rajnath Singh: Minister of Home Affairs.

2.Sushma Swaraj: Minister of External Affairs.

3.Arun Jaitley: Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs.

 

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All about “Right to Privacy” in India

Right to Privacy:

Right to privacy is one such right which has come to its existence after widening up the dimensions of Article 21. The constitution in specific doesn’t grant any right to privacy as such. However, such a right has been culled by the Supreme Court from Art. 21 and several other provisions of the constitution read with the Directive Principles of State Policy.

Article 21 of the Constitution of India states that “No person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by law”. Continue reading

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