KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Former Minister Ram Kumar Shrestha has been convicted of amassing wealth through unlawful means. This verdict was delivered by a joint bench comprising special court judges Yamuna Bhattarai and Khushi Prasad Tharu.

How much of a country's GDP equals the wealth of its billionaires

When a man throws money around on flashy cars, people intuitively interpret this behavior as a sign that he is more interested in short-term sexual relationships than in romantic commitment.

May 21: The private wealth of Indians shot up 25 per cent between 2016 and 2017, taking the country to the sixth spot among the world top 10 wealthiest countries - one rank higher than in 2016.

Minister for Forests and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet is also a key leader of CPN (Maoist Center) and one of the members of Party Unity Coordination Committee. What is his assessment of Nepal’s forestry? And what is the progress in party unification process? Thira L Bhusal and Mahabir Paudyal met with him Tuesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: The Special Court on Sunday released former chief of the Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI), Chudamani Sharma on bail amounting to Rs 4.5 million in an illegal wealth possession case.

As global political and business leaders gather for this week’s World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, an Oxfam report highlights how global wealth continues to be concentrated in fewer hands and a system that rewards the super-rich and ignores the poor.

A new Oxfam report has revealed that eighty-two percent of the wealth generated in the year 2017 went to the richest one percent of the global population.

Save your health to save your wealth

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Diabetes is a metabolic disorder which affects other organs of the patients resulting in terminal diseases like heart attack, failure of kidney, hypertension or high blood pressure and so on. World Diabetes Day was celebrated across the country on November 14 with the theme ‘Women and Diabetes-Our Right to Healthy Future’.

ISLAMABAD, June 15: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before a panel investigating his family's wealth on Thursday, the first time a Pakistani prime minister has been grilled by an investigative agency.

For the 27th annual Forbes billionaires list, our team of reporters spent months tracking down the wealthiest people around the globe. We looked at public companies and hidden fortunes, as well as a host of other luxury assets to compile the authoritative account of the rich in 2013 (read more about our methodology here). Ultimately, we found 1,426 billionaires who are together worth a total of $5.4 trillion—a record sum.

Global HNWI population and wealth in 2015