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    Nita Ambani only Indian among top global philanthropists of 2020, features alongside Oprah, Tim Cook

    The Reliance Foundation chairperson was recognised by Town & Country magazine.

    Mukesh Ambani keeps salary capped at Rs 15 crore in FY20; forgoes remuneration from current year

    Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani has kept his annual salary from his flagship firm Reliance Industries capped at Rs 15 crore for 12th year on the trot in the fiscal ended March 31 and has thereafter decided to forego the entire remuneration in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Reliance Foundation's 'Mission Anna Seva' biggest free meal program run by any corporate: Nita Ambani

    Reliance Foundation's 'Mission Anna Seva' that aims to provide over 3 crore meals to marginalised communities and frontline workers facing hardships during the lockdown, is the largest free meal programme by any corporate foundation globally.

    India is the sporting destination: Nita Ambani

    Ambani, also founder chairperson of Reliance Foundation, told the audience how sports changed her life, perspective and worldview.

    Mukesh Ambani donates additional Rs 500 cr to PM's emergency fund

    The RIL Chairman already built the country's first COVID-19 hospital, and offered fuel to emergency vehicles carrying patients.

    Cricket, football, NBA: Nita Ambani's never-ending love affair with sports

    Ambani's first tryst with sports happened when she was 44.

    Nita Ambani, Isha turn Santa for 4000 underprivileged kids, unveil JioWonderland in Mumbai

    The mega-extravaganza at Jio World Garden is on till Dec 29.

    For the love of art: Nita Ambani becomes first Indian trustee of New York's Metropolitan Museum

    This year's Met Gala was attended by Isha, the daughter of Asia’s richest man -Mukesh Ambani.

    Mukesh, Nita Ambani host Diwali bash; Isha stuns in saree; Akash-Shloka in hues of blue and pink

    It was a star-studded affair with the Mumbai Indians' players in attendance.

    Hours before becoming BCCI boss, Sourav Ganguly watches ISL game with Nita Ambani

    Dada took charge as the 39th BCCI president on Wednesday.

    Nita Ambani leads Ganesh Chaturthi 'aarti' with son Anant; Bachchans, Jeetendra in attendance

    The Ambani clan on Monday welcomed Ganpati Bappa in their home Antilia. An elaborate 'aarti' was led by Nita Ambani and her son Anant. The Ganesh Chaturthi celebration saw top Bollywood actors and actresses in attendance. Legendary actors Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek, and Jeetendra were spotted joining the Ambanis at the 'aarti'.Nita Ambani leads Ganesh Chaturthi 'aarti' with son Anant; Bachchans, Jeetendra in attendance

    Nita Ambani stuns in red; Mukesh, Isha, Anant in hues of pink as they celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with B-town

    The Ambanis are known to be sticklers for tradition and rituals. Whether it's visiting temples across the country to offer the wedding invitations of their children, or celebrating all festivals with much fervour. Ganesh Chaturthi, too, is marked with much pomp and show every year at the Ambani household. The Altamount road residence of India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, is decked-up as the family kicks-off the festival with a lavish bash. This year saw new additions to the Ambani clan, as Isha and Akash were joined by their spouses - Anand and Shloka, respectively - and their in-laws. Nita Ambani, dressed in a red outfit, offered prayers to the Ganesha idol at their home as the puja began.

    Mukesh, Nita Ambani host Ganesh Chaturthi puja at a decked-up 'Antilia'; Big B, Tendulkar among guests

    The RIL chairman's Altamount road home was adorned with flowers and lights for the occasion.

    Football, book launch and a convocation: Mukesh & Nita Ambani had a busy weekend

    The power-couple stepped out in Mumbai, on Sunday, for a book launch.

    Nita Ambani to popularise football in India; FSDL to host U-17 Women's tournament, organise Children's League

    Mrs Ambani believes the 2017 FIFA U-17 WC ignited interest amongst youngsters.

    Why Dipa Karmakar wants to talk to Nita Ambani

    The gymnast wants the IOC member’s help to arrange for a regular physio and a masseur ahead of the 2020 Olympics.

    Jio Institute brings in power-packed advisory panel

    The Mukesh Ambani group is said to have informed the Empowered Expert Committee of all selected Institutes of Eminence during a review on November 16 that the design for its 40,000 square foot building campus complex in Navi Mumbai is in place. Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani, his wife Nita Ambani and daughter Isha Ambani Piramal are in the council.

    Watch: Nita Ambani’s special performance at son Akash’s wedding

    Nita Ambani danced to Krishna Bhajan 'Achyutam Keshawam Vishwa Damodaram' at the wedding celebrations of Akash-Shloka. The Reliance Foundation chairperson was dressed in a pink saree and completed her look with diamond jewellery. Watch Nita Ambani as she presents a graceful performance.Watch: Nita Ambani’s special performance at son Akash’s wedding

    Akash-Shloka wedding: Nita Ambani performs Krishna Bhajan

    She also had the names of the newlyweds embroidered on her wedding outfit.

    Tomas De Bruyne likes Nita Ambani's 'grace & etiquette', recalls the time when he turned decorator for the family

    For many high-end clients, De Bruyne is a welcome addition to their big fat Indian wedding.

    Ambanis celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi at a glittering 'Antilia'

    Everyone has a unique way to welcome Ganpati Bappa in their homes on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. However, it the Ambani clan's celebration that has garnered our attention. One of India's most influential couple Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani's home, Antilia was seen decked up with lights on the occasion. Ambanis celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi at a glittering 'Antilia'

    Gearing up for Ganesh Chaturthi at Ambani home? Invitation starts doing the rounds on social media

    Each year a glittering 'Antilia' plays host to celebrities and biz leaders to mark the festival.

    EIH Q1 profit hit by slowdown, high GST

    EIH, which comes under The Oberoi Group, said it has Rs 84.5 crore dues from Jet Airways.

    RIL AGM: Mukesh Ambani seconds irked shareholder's view

    At the AGM, one shareholder told another: 'stick to asking relevant questions'.

    RIL AGM: Shloka, Radhika Debut; Isha Twins With Granny Kokilaben In Florals

    The Ambani clan, led by Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, was present in full force at the company's 42nd Annual General Meeting held at Birla Matoshri in Mumbai. The oil-to-telecom conglomerate's AGMs have always been a family affair where India's richest man is accompanied by mother Kokilaben, wife Nita, and children Isha, Akash and Anant Ambani. This year's meeting saw the addition of two new faces, with the Ambani daughter-in-law Shloka Mehta, and Anant's girlfriend Radhika Merchant also in attendance. The oil, retail and data czar's speech, that lasted for nearly 90 minutes, included several announcements for the future of Reliance. In Pic (clockwise from left): Mukesh and Nita Ambani, Akash and Isha, Shloka and Radhika, and Anant with Kokilaben Ambani.

    A Family Affair: The Ambanis At RIL AGMs Through The Years

    The Reliance Industries Annual General Meeting (AGM) is a much looked forward to annual event, for shareholders as well as the media. Each year, RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani is accompanied by his wife, Nita, mother, Kokilaben, and children, Isha, Akash and Anant at the meeting. The company’s 42nd AGM, scheduled for Monday, Aug 12 will most likely see the family in full force once again. Of course, this year, post Isha and Akash’s respective weddings, perhaps some added attendance could be expected. Looking back at the family’s presence over the years at the RIL AGM.

    Rishi Kapoor clocks 10 months in New York; fans await actor's homecoming

    Earlier Kapoor said that he may return in August.

    Family first: Nita, Shloka, Radhika turn brand ambassadors for artwork of Mukesh Ambani's niece

    Isheta Salgaocar's pictures of tiger, clicked along with her father Raj Salgaocar, were on display.

    Rotis, salads, curries: Anupam Kher, Rishi & Neetu Kapoor enjoy Indian food in New York

    The 'Hum Tum' actor has been undergoing treatment in New York since last year.

    Ahead of Akash-Shloka's wedding, Mukesh & Nita Ambani send sweets to 50,000 Mumbai cops

    The boxes were accompanied by a small card, seeking blessings and good wishes.

    Mukesh Ambani keeps salary capped at Rs 15 cr for 11th yr in a row

    Ambani has kept salary at Rs 15 crore since 2008-09, forgoing over Rs 24 crore per annum.

    Host a tea party like Shloka Ambani: These 5 upscale brands are all you need

    Shloka is a tea lover and has introduced members of her marital home to the joys of tea drinking.

    Isha Ambani has a plan to empower women, digitally, with some help from Jio

    The 27-year-old wants to follow in her mother Nita's footsteps to bring about a change in the society.

    High on World Cup fever: Neetu, Rishi Kapoor share all-smiles picture with Kapil Dev

    The '102 Not Out' actor has has been undergoing treatment in New York.

    Mukesh and Nita Ambani visit Siddhivinayak temple, offer son Akash's wedding card

    The couple was accompanied by younger son Anant for their temple visit.

    Nita Ambani dances with Tina at Isha's sangeet; Hillary Clinton shakes a leg with SRK

    Mukesh Ambani's daughter Isha is all set to tie the knot with Piramal scion Anand at the Ambanis' Mumbai home, 'Antilia'.

    Mukesh, Nita Ambani along with daughter Isha, son Anant in Jodhpur for Priyanka-Nick’s wedding

    The couple's wedding celebrations are taking place at the Umaid Bhawan Palace.

    After extravagant wedding, Mukesh, Nita Ambani host musical fountain show for 7K members of armed forces, Mumbai Police

    Prior to the wedding, RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani had sent sweets to 50,000 Mumbai cops.

    Leverage, deals & a succession plan: Mukesh Ambani has an eye on the future

    This portfolio management exercise by Mukesh Ambani, 62, is also about baby steps toward succession planning.

    From Heeraben Modi To Nita Ambani: Moms Who Are Actually Supermoms

    Every mother loves her children and tries to give the best to them, irrespective of what situations they may be in. Moms make life look so easy. They fit everything into their life and still be incredible moms to their children. Take a look at some supermom-children duos who are taking the world by storm:

    Mukesh, Nita Ambani visit Siddhivinayak temple; offer prayers, Isha's wedding card

    Isha Ambani is set to tie the knot with Anand Piramal in December this year.

    Nita Ambani bats for sports education, wants to make it accessible to 6 mn youth

    Ambani wants to give the youth a platform where they can showcase their skills and abilities.

    Ericsson case: Anil Ambani thanks elder brother Mukesh Ambani for timely support

    Reliance Communications chairman Anil Ambani confirmed that the telco has repaid Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson its dues and thanked his brother Mukesh Ambani and his sister-in-law Nita Ambani for the "timely support". "My sincere and heartfelt thanks to my respected elder brother, Mukesh, and Nita, for standing by me during these trying times, and demonstrating the importance of staying true to our strong family values by extending this timely support. I and my family are grateful we have moved beyond the past, and are deeply touched with this gesture," said a company spokesperson in a statement sent to the media.Ericsson case: Anil Ambani thanks elder brother Mukesh Ambani for timely support

    Mukesh Ambani rescues Anil, pays Ericsson Rs 462 crore dues

    My sincere and heartfelt thanks to my respected elder brother, Mukesh, and Nita, says Anil Ambani.

    Watch: Akash-Shloka take 'pheras', Mrs Mehta gets emotional

    Akash Ambani tied the knot with Shloka Mehta in a lavish wedding at the Jio World Centre on Saturday. While the bride opted for a red lehenga for her D-day, the groom complemented her in an ivory sherwani. Nita Ambani blessed the newlyweds, while the bride's mother had an emotional moment. Watch, Akash-Shloka's 'jaimala', 'pheras' and vows.Watch: Akash-Shloka take 'pheras', Mrs Mehta gets emotional

    Akash-Shloka Wedding: Nita & Mukesh Ambani Shake A Leg At 'Baraat'; Ratan Tata, Sundar Pichai, LN Mittal Among Star Guests

    Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata looked dapper in a grey suit at the Akash-Shloka wedding party.

    Akash-Shloka Wedding: Nita, Isha Dazzle In Pink; Anil Ambani, SRK, Tendulkars Attend

    Akash Ambani and Shoka Mehta's pre-wedding festivities started with a bang. The Ambanis began the baraat ceremony at Mumbai's Trident hotel. Big names from the world of business, entertainment and politics attended the celebrations. The wedding rituals will be held at the Jio World Centre in Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai. Here's a look at how the Ambanis celebrated.

    Ahead of Akash-Shloka's wedding, Ambanis begin week-long 'Anna Seva', inaugurate Dhirubhai Square

    The Ambanis and Mehtas fed 2000 children as part of the 'Anna Seva'.

    Nita Ambani visits flood-hit areas in Kerala; Reliance Foundation distributes relief materials worth Rs 50 crore

    Reliance Industries also donated Rs 21 cr towards CM's Disaster Relief Fund.

    Rich wives club: Kiran Nadar, Sudha Murty join Sangita Jindal; Nita Ambani not on list

    The wives of India Inc bosses are some of the richest women in the country.

    Love conquers all: When Mukesh Ambani proposed to Nita at a signal; Bhavish Aggarwal’s broke coffee dates

    The Reliance Industries Chairman popped the question, insistent on an answer amidst the traffic snarls.

    Mukesh Ambani, wife Nita meet MK Stalin in Chennai; invite DMK chief for Akash-Shloka's wedding

    The Ambanis met the politician and his wife at the DMK leader's Chennai residence.

    2018's most-lavish Indian celeb weddings

    Indian celebrity weddings were a grand affair in 2018. From the Ambanis' spectacular, star-studded bash to #DeepVeer's gorgeous Lake Como nuptials, here is a look at all the big, fat Indian weddings of the year. Watch now.2018's most-lavish Indian celeb weddings

    Nita Ambani-led Reliance Foundation in race to buy Seven Hills Hospital in Marol

    Reliance Foundation is now among 15 entities who have submitted their expression of interest documents to buy the hospital, once touted as Mumbai first 7-star health facility.

    Ambanis emotional as Lata Mangeshkar's rendition of 'Gayatri Mantra' plays at daughter Isha's wedding

    For Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal's wedding ceremony, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar recorded a rendition of the Gayatri Mantra, a Ganesh stuti, along with a special message for the newlyweds in her own voice. The recording was played during the wedding rituals that was conducted as per Gujarati traditions and Hindu Vedic rituals. The 89-year-old singer has recorded a rendition in her own voice after several years. Watch now. (Text: ET Online)Ambanis emotional as Lata Mangeshkar's rendition of 'Gayatri Mantra' plays at daughter Isha's wedding

    At Isha-Anand's Udaipur bash, Beyoncé is a vision in red & gold

    The 'Queen' opted for 3 outfits by Indian designers for her performance.

    Isha-Anand's pre-wedding event: Ambanis receive Hillary Clinton

    Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's daughter, Isha, will tie the knot with Piramal scion Anand on Wednesday in Mumbai, but before the big day the families are hosting guests in Udaipur for two days of pre-wedding celebrations. Among the guests to arrive was former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Watch now. (Text: ET Online)Isha-Anand's pre-wedding event: Ambanis receive Hillary Clinton

    Isha-Anand's wedding: Hillary Clinton, Sachin Tendulkar in Udaipur

    The families are hosting their guests over the weekend in the city for the couple's pre-wedding celebrations.

    Ambanis & Piramals Begin 'Anna Seva' In Udaipur; Mumbai Homes Antilia, Gulita Deck Up For Isha-Anand Wedding

    Udaipur & Mumbai is buzzing with activity as RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani's daughter Isha & Anand - son of Piramal Group's Ajay Piramal - are set to tie the knot on Wednesday. The Ambanis and Piramals are currently in the City Of Lakes for the couple's pre-wedding rituals. Here's a quick look at the preparations...

    Bollywood, Beyoncé and bling: Theme of India's big, fat Isha-Anand wedding

    Priyanka Chopra, who got married last week, will also join the Ambanis for the grand celebration.

    Isha-Anand, families in tow, kick off pre-wedding celebrations with 'Anna Seva' in Udaipur

    Antilia and Gulita, the families' Mumbai homes, have been decked up ahead of the wedding.

    Akash & Shloka, accompanied by Anand Piramal, join Ambanis at Priyanka-Nick's wedding

    Mukesh Ambani, along with wife Nita, and children Isha and Anant, had reached Jodhpur on Friday.

    After Mukesh Ambani's Tirupati visit, wife Nita offers Isha's wedding invite at Ambaji temple now

    She was accompanied by her mother-in-law Kokilaben Ambani and mother Purnima Dalal.

    Mukesh Ambani treks to Kedarnath-Badrinath, offers daughter Isha's wedding card

    The RIL chairman spent 30-35 mins at Kedarnath-Badrinath & offered prayers.

    Mukesh and Nita Ambani host a star-studded party for Akash and fiancée Shloka Mehta

    The celebration was attended by B-town stars Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karan Johar, cricketer Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh and others.

    Ivy League, high-society galas, and Jio: Isha Ambani is more than just the Reliance heiress

    In 2011, Isha suggested the idea to set up Jio when she came home from Yale.

    Reliance Industries inducts Arundhanti Bhattacharya on board

    Bhattacharya, the first woman to head banking giant SBI, is the second woman director on the board of RIL which already has Nita Ambani as a director since 2014.

    ISL has rekindled India's love for football: Nita Ambani

    Nita Ambani spoke about ISL’s inclusion of two new teams, football’s future in India, and the FIFA U-17 World Cup being hosted at around the same time as ISL in India.

    VVIP security cover for Nita Ambani

    Officials said today Nita has recently been provided a full 'Y' cover of about ten armed men who would be travelling with her every time she is mobile.

    Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal engagement: Priyanka and beau Nick look stunning in dreamy Lake Como

    Anand and Isha have been friends for long and both the families have known each other for over 4 decades.

    Isha-Anand engagement today; Ambani-Piramal family ties go back to the '70s

    Decades before the young scions decided to tie the knot, their parents shared a deep bond.

    ET Women's Forum: Cherie Blair, Nita Ambani, Meena Ganesh to discuss glass ceiling, gender diversity

    If India’s women participate in the workforce as much as the men, its GDP could expand by 27%.

    IPL Auction 2018: Nita Ambani, Preity Zinta, Juhi Chawla Combine Fashion And Power

    Ahead of the 11th season of the IPL, which will be held from April 7 to May 27, 578 cricketers went under the hammer in the two-day player auction in Bengaluru. The power women of the game put their fashionable foot forward as they arrived to bid for the best, at what is probably the biggest IPL auction ever.

    Nita Ambani made member of IOC's Olympic Channel Commission

    The Olympic Channel, ambitious brainchild of IOC President Thomas Bach, received the go-ahead from the full IOC in December 2015.

    Ambanis, Bachchans, Jack Ma Catch The World Cup Live In Russia

    Suhel Seth was also in the stands for the semi-final between England and Croatia in Moscow. The author and adman added an Indian flavour to the game with the Tricolour painted on his face.

    Dhirubhai Ambani used to start the day only after looking at Isha’s picture

    The Reliance Industries AGM is one big family affair with the entire Ambani clan in attendance, and shareholders sharing anecdotes.

    Nita Ambani 'humbled' on becoming first South-Asian to be honoured by MET

    The honour recognises Ambani’s philanthropic work in the areas of education, sports, health care, disaster response, women empowerment and promotion of the arts.

    Nita, Isha Ambani Dazzle At Akash-Shloka's Engagement; Tendulkar, B-Town In Attendance

    RIL Chairman Mukesh and wife Nita Ambani hosted a dazzling engagement party for son Akash and Shloka at their residence, Antilia. Nita, Isha and Shloka all opted for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla ensembles for the function. The star-studded guest list included master blaster Sachin Tendulkar who came with wife Anjali, bollywood stars, and political honchos. The family had earlier hosted a mehendi function on Wednesday, followed by a pre-engagement bash on Thursday for the couple.

    Akash-Shloka give major couple goals; Nita, Isha Ambani are twinning in floral ensembles

    Nita and Isha Ambani both opted for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla creations for the function.

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