Akshat Aggarwal

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With $8,230 billion, India is world’s 6th wealthiest country: Report

India has been ranked sixth in the list of wealthiest countries with total wealth of $8,230 billion, while the United States topped the chart, says a …

Banks likely to raise interest rates on fixed deposits: key points to know

According to the latest report by rating agency firm, ICRA, banks in the country are likely to raise deposit rates in the upcoming term. This could …

Life-changing Trips for Couples

1 of 15<p>Bali, Indonesia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Santorini, Greece<p>3 of 15<p>Safari in Tanzania<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Tulum, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 15<p>Whistler, …

India's Phantom Flats Leave Homebuyers' Dreams in Tatters

Amit Khulve, a 34-year-old resident of the north Indian city of Noida, is still paying off the mortgage on an apartment he’s never lived in.<p>The sales …

The 24 richest suburbs in America

First we took on the richest zip code in every state, and then the poorest. But what about the wealthiest suburban communities in America?<p>From the mansions of Los Altos, California, to the posh community of Short Hills, New Jersey, INSIDER has rounded up the 24 richest suburbs in America.<p>With the …

New Jersey

Money no object? Feast your eyes on the most 'Instagrammable luxury villas for 2018'

Luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent Villas has announced its <i>Black Collection</i> 2018, a selection of 40 stunning villas chosen by a panel of experts based on a number of different criteria, including location, décor, popularity with guests and “Instagrammableness”. With each property in the …

Amazon And Alibaba Flip The Script On Brick And Mortar

There has long been talk of the demise of brick and mortar retail, but recent moves by online retail giants tell a different story.<p>Amazon and Alibaba built their businesses eschewing brick and mortar, yet they recently decided to flip the script and introduce physical locations. Both companies have …

eCommerce

At Walmart, Every Receipt And Every Leader Has A Story To Tell

Every receipt tells a story and Walmart wanted to get maximum exposure for sharing those stories.<p>Walmart chose the 89th Annual Academy Awards to unveil its new ad campaign, assigning filmmakers like Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to create 60-second “films” based on popular items found on Walmart …

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Clean Power Plan Repeal Would Cost America $600 Billion, Cause 120,000 Premature Deaths

The Trump administration has prioritized repealing the Clean Power Plan (CPP), a set of rules by the U.S. EPA aimed at limiting pollution from power plants. New analysis shows that repealing the rule would cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars, add more than a billion tons of …

A world turned upside down

FROM his office window, Philipp Schröder points out over the Bavarian countryside and issues a Bond villain’s laugh: “In front of you, you can see …

Chamath Palihapitiya wants to change the world

How the son of Sri Lankan immigrants grew up poor in Ottawa, became buddies with Mark Zuckerberg, made a fortune at Facebook, and set out to solve the problems of the 99%<p>A brisk wind is mussing up <i>Vanity Fair</i> editor Graydon Carter's curious pageboy hairdo. It's a sunny autumn morning in San …

Silicon Valley

Russian billionaire's seized super yacht released: Here are a few of the world's most expensive yachts - IBTimes India

The luxury vessel was impounded by port authorities in Gibralter after its German makers demanded the owner to pay a whopping outstanding amount.<p>The …

The Best Places To See Cherry Blossoms In Japan

It’s spring time in Japan which means one thing, the first sakura (cherry) trees are blooming throughout the country. Starting in the month of March, …

Mark Zuckerberg says change the world, yet he sets the rules | Carole Cadwalladr

Even if we don’t think the Facebook boss’s manifesto is ill-intentioned, we should be worried by its implications<p>Try this for a thought experiment. Pretend Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t born in White Plains, New York. Pretend, instead, he was born in Smolensk, Russia. His Facebook is not headquartered in …

Mark Zuckerberg

6 Things You Should Do Sunday Night to Get Ready for Monday Morning

Monday mornings are hard enough, so why not take some of the pressure off? If you take some time out of your Sunday night to get stuff done, you'll …

Time Management

The Mark Zuckerberg Manifesto Is a Blueprint for Destroying Journalism

Lip service to the crucial function of the Fourth Estate is not enough to sustain it.<p>It’s not that Mark Zuckerberg set out to dismantle the news business when he founded Facebook 13 years ago. Yet news organizations are perhaps the biggest casualty of the world Zuckerberg built.<p>There’s reason to …

Donald Trump attacks ‘mess at home and abroad’ during bizarre press conference

<b>Donald Trump has held a press conference saying he will take his message ‘straight to the people’ as the media is ‘out of control’.</b><p>The US president …

Nigeria: Africa Gets Ready for its First Luxury E-Commerce Platform

Lagos is the Los Angeles of Africa. Home to a plethora of the continent’s rich and famous, gated communities, a thriving film industry nicknamed Nollywood, and the Motherland’s biggest consumers of champagne. A city where designer labels matter, the car you drive (or get chauffeured in) affects …

Out with the old, in with the nude: Playboy brings back naked women

After scrapping nudity to boost advertising revenue, Hugh Hefner’s son – now at the helm – announces the magazine is ‘taking back our identity’<p>Playboy has gone back to basics in the latest attempt to make over the ailing magazine, restoring nudity to its pages a year after banishing naked women in …

The 8 Best Destinations For The Solo Traveler

<i>For</i> Architectural Digest<i>, by Perri Ormont Blumberg.</i><p>Unaccompanied globe-trotting is one of life’s most underrated pleasures. Equal parts liberating and eye-opening, there may be no better way to hit the reset button. We combed the planet to find the best in wellness, adventure, and self-discovery …

World's largest superyacht: a floating private members' club for billionaires

For £2,000 a night, the lucky few can bag a berth on a £213m, 220-metre-long yacht as it drops anchor at most glamorous events<p>It is being billed as the “world’s largest floating private members’ club”. A 220-metre-long superyacht where the cost of a room for the night starts at about £2,000, …

Sex with guests and acid trips on the job: Life below decks on a cruise ship

Sleeping with customers, taking drugs on the job and making friends in the onboard sex dungeon. Just regular cruise ship life, according to Paul …

A Snow Moon, Lunar Eclipse and Comet Are Set to Appear on the Same Day

You won't want to miss this incredibly rare stargazing opportunity.<p>Stargazers are in for a treat later this week, as three celestial events are set to take place on the same day. A full Snow Moon, a lunar eclipse and a passing comet should all be visible from Earth on the evening of Friday, …

'World's most futuristic superyacht' on way to billionaire owner

A gigantic superyacht, described by some as the 'most futuristic' ever built, is due to be delivered to its owner, Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, later this year.<p>The vast ship, named Sailing Yacht A, was designed by Philippe Starck and built in in Kiel, Germany at a cost of £360million.<p>The …

Why Everyone At Your Company Should Have This Simple Job Description

For leaders of entrepreneurial organizations, nothing is more important or challenging than building the right team.<p>Startups and small businesses are dynamic environments that require people to think on their feet, identify challenges, and take unilateral action on a regular basis.<p>That’s why we’ve …

Entrepreneurship

Jordan Travel Guide | The Planet D Advenure Travel Blog

Travel Styles:<p>The magnificent Petra and The Blue Mosque of Amman, The Arabian Desert and Wadi Rum, the stomping grounds of Lawrence of Arabia …