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18 people who went from being poor to mega rich

  Rolls-Royce convertible is seen parked on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. There are some people who are born wealthy and then there are some who become rich. Let’s take a look at 18 people who grew up in poverty, but turned their lives around. Source:┬áBusiness Insider Starbucks CEO Howard... [Read More]

Tax rates in India and around the world

  Shoppers walk down Fifth Avenue in New York. The world’s highest top rates of income tax, according to KPMG, an accounting firm, are found in Aruba (58.95 per cent) and Sweden (56.6 per cent). When employee social-security contributions are taken into consideration, though, neither country... [Read More]

20 countries that have richest people in the world

  A view of Cartier jewellery boutique on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. America has gained some 2,250 ultra-high-net-worth individuals – classed as those with a net worth of $30 million or more (including all assets) – since last year, according to a report from Wealth-X,... [Read More]

30 most competitive countries in the world 1

  A view of Zurich's main shopping street Bahnhofstrasse. Countries all across the world are competing to attract businesses and tourists. Let’s take a look at 30 most competitive nations in the world, according to the Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013. Source: World Economic... [Read More]

15 countries that lead in giving citizenship

  The evening sun illuminates Schoenbrunn palace in Vienna. There are many countries that have restrictive immigration policies, while some have a welcoming policy. Here we take a look at some countries that have given most citizenships between 2001 and 2010 in the world, according to an Organisation... [Read More]

Welcome to the arctic 2

The Arctic is a very cold place in the most northern part of the world. It begins at the North Pole and ends at the Arctic Circle (an imaginary line on maps). The Arctic includes the Arctic Ocean, parts of Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Russia, the United States (Alaska), Sweden, Norway and Finland. In... [Read More]

The world’s least corrupt nations

Denmark Denmark along with two other countries have been ranked as the world’s least corrupt countries. With a score of 9.3, Denmark has consistently topped the Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index.The country has a strong tradition of openness to global trade and... [Read More]

The world’s 15 most hardworking nations

india Believe it or not, but India has been ranked as one of the most hardworking nations in the world in a survey conducted by Ipsos Global and Reuters late last month.The survey, in some select nations, used a simple technique to arrive at the result it sought. The survey says that full-time workers... [Read More]

Swedish election result a nightmare scenario

With Sweden’s far-right winning seats in parliament for the first time, denying the outgoing centre-right alliance an overall majority, and the historically dominant Social Democrats clobbered, Swedish media on Monday saw the end of an era in their country’s politics. “The (centre-right)... [Read More]