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India's richest race to own sports teams; Mukesh Ambani No.1: Forbes

Last year the Burman family had picked up the Mumbai Magicians field hockey team and the Pune Pistons badminton team, the magazine added.

Join the movement that is India, Nita Ambani tells the world at LSE

Nita Ambani delivered a lecture at the LSE on building institutions of excellence in India. She talked about RIL's plans of setting up world class university.

RIL seeking global partner for bridging urban-rural gap: Nita Ambani

Reliance Industries is seeking partnership with global players for a new venture aimed at bridging the gap between urban and rural India, Nita Ambani has said.

Indian Super League: Ambanis plan World Cup tour to scout for players, staff

Ambanis are launching an IPL-style football league in India, with city teams owned by top businessmen and celebs, later this year, and are taking a personal interest to turn around the game in the country.

Over 60 per cent of companies yet to adhere to one woman director norm: Report

Under the new rules as mandated under the companies law and Sebi norms, every listed firm should have at least one woman director on its board.

Reliance Industries to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore via debt route to fund capex

RIL will seek shareholders' approval at its 40th AGM on June 18 to authorise the board to raise funds through NCDs in one or more tranches.

Football: ISL will change Indian football for good, say stakeholders

Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were among the host of high-profile winning bidders as the organises of ISL unveiled the eight franchises for the event that is set to take Indian football by storm.

Nita Ambani: Daughter, wife, mother, team owner, educationist; know all about her private life

Neeta Ambani opens up on the many aspects of her life, her reclusive husband Mukesh, the kids and her passion for education.

Rajeev Shukla: Meet the man who is a minister, networker, BCCI mandarin and businessman

Little is known about how he quietly got into businesses involving India's most influential including Mukesh Ambani and broadcasting giant Star India.

IPL-IV: How Nita Ambani came to be the de facto CEO of Mumbai Indians

In first two IPL seasons, Nita Ambani went for three or four matches but only as 'owner's wife'. It was IPL-2 fiasco which transformed her into cricket aficionado.

IPL-4: No thinking of individual strengths, it must be team strengths first, says Nita Ambani, Mumbai Indians

From a primary school teacher to building the Jamnagar township to turning around a losing cricket team, Nita Ambani has come a long way. Edited excerpts from an on and off-the-field conversation with ET.

RIL's CSR initiative focuses on 24 poorest rural areas

Reliance Foundation has undertaken a CSR initiative on rural transformation, which covers 24 of the poorest pockets across 10 states, engaging 20,000 farming households.

East India Hotels to manage Reliance property in Navi Mumbai

EIH, which owns and manages the Oberoi and the Trident brand hotels, would enter into a management contract with Reliance for the latter's property in Navi Mumbai.

Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries to invest Rs 1 lakh crore in 5 years, to double profit

Reliance, the only business group with ambitious investment plans in a period of slow growth and policy uncertainty, sees its retail business taking centre stage.

Shah Rukh Khan's detention: US apologises, India talks tough

Taking the incident seriously, external affairs minister SM Krishna has asked the Indian ambassador to US, Nirupama Rao, to take up the matter with the authorities.

Ambanis put Chorwad on national map

Had it not been for Dhirubhai Ambani's birth, a quiet beach and for a road between pilgrimage hotspots Somnath and Dwarka that passes through here, there is little to Chorwad that merits mention.

Dhirubhai Ambani's family drama ends with dandiya as Mukesh, Anil, Nita and Tina Ambani shake a leg

The Ambanis resembled every other happy family as they congregated at his birthplace and appeared at ease, eating and praying together.

Mallyas pip Ambanis, most searched bizmen on Google

Vijay Mallya was the most searched business personality on Google in 2010, followed by son Sidharth Mallya and Mukesh Ambani’s better-half, Nita Ambani.

RIL looking at partnerships with US varsities: Mukesh

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has said that his group is in the process of finalising partnerships with many US universities for establishing a world-class varsity in India.

LSE, Reliance Foundation to set up universities in India

London School of Economics will collaborate with Reliance Foundation for setting up world-class universities in India.

Come April, you will get to wear a saree from H&M

Swedish fast-fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) said it will launch sarees in India by mid-April as part of its partnership with designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, the first-ever instance of any ethnic product being launched by the world’s second-largest clothing firm globally.

Uddhav Thackeray sworn-in as Maha CM: Ambanis join Fadnavis at ceremony; Mahindra says Balasaheb 'must be looking down with pride'

The 59-year-old Sena leader is the first member of the Thackeray family to hold the top post.

City Football Group picks up 65% in ISL’s Mumbai City FC

CFG is the world’s leading private owner and operator of football clubs. Apart from Premier League winner Manchester City, CFG also owns clubs in US, Australia, Japan, Uruguay, Spain and China. The deal was announced on Thursday by Nita Ambani, chairperson of Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), which owns ISL, and Reliance Foundation.

RIL AGM: Ambanis tie up with Microsoft, but sorry, no Satya Nadella in the house

The tech giant was represented by the company’s India boss, Anant Maheshwari, at the AGM.

Reliance Foundation lends hand for relief work in cyclone-hit states

Reliance Foundation (RF) is the philanthropic arm of industrialist Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, and his wife Nita Ambani is its founder and chairperson.

ITC likely to check out of The Oberoi: Will RIL hike stake in EIH?

Reliance Industrial Investments already held an 18.53% stake in the company as of June 30.

RIL may get new MD before April 1; Manoj Modi, Meswanis among probables

SEBI has mandated to separate the roles of chairman and MD of all listed entitled by April 1.

‘Ambani overseas income case’: I-T department seeks clarifications

We once again strongly deny any suggestion that any member of Mukesh Ambani family had or has any undisclosed foreign income or asset and that they failed to disclose the same: RIL spokesperson.

IPL watch: Dhoni, Mumbai Indians documentaries take you off the pitch

From secrets to dressing room drama, these documentaries reveal it all.

At Udaipur sangeet, love rules: Isha donates her speech slot to Anand!

Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal are all set to the tie the knot today in Antilia, Mumbai.

Mukesh Ambani's daughter Isha to wed Piramal scion Anand

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

ET Suits and Sayings: Wackiest whispers in corporate corridors

ET’s weekly roundup of the wackiest whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors & policy parlours.

Priyanka Chopra attends Akash Ambani & Shloka Mehta's mehendi ceremony, posts loving message

The actress looked ravishing in a white sari by designer Tarun Tahiliani.

Anant Ambani's birthday bash was a star-studded affair

Spotted at the private party were Hardik Pandya, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Rajeev Shukla, amongst others.

Suits & sayings: Weekly ET roundup of corporate gossips

Those being berated included executives from one foreign and two local banks. The issue had been necessitated by the rule that a fourth of equity needs to be publicly held.

Reliance invites employees' families for RIL Jio launch

The event will take place on 27 th December and actor Shah Rukh Khan will host the show while musician A R Rahman will perform.

Ambani scions to play bigger role in RIL’s ‘Golden Decade’

Anant has so far been involved in sporting events including the Indian Premier League in which RIL owns the Mumbai Indians team.

RIL aims to be among top 20 in the world: Mukesh Ambani

The group’s broadband business, Reliance Jio Infocomm, has 150 million customers and has aspirations of transforming business in different sectors.

Beyoncé joins A-listers at Isha-Anand’s Udaipur celebrations

The 'Run the World' hitmaker is reportedly set to perform at the function.

Arun Jaitley, Kamal Nath to join over 100 Indian leaders in Davos for WEF annual meet

Microsoft's Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim will be among the co-chairs of the 2019 edition of this annual congregation of world leaders from January 21-25.

Ambanis on top, beat Lees of Samsung to become Asia's richest family

The net worth of Mukesh Ambani's family rose $19 billion to $44.8 billion.

Designer Monisha Jaising completes 25 years in the industry

She marked her entry into the e-commerce space with an opulent collection at a fashion week.

ISL 2016 clocked total viewership of 216 million: Star India

In the previous season, the total viewership was at around 207 million, the company said.

Ambati Rayudu Rediscovered

Rayudu may have believed he had arrived, but, back then the Indian team was so well stocked with batsmen that there was little chance for him to break in.

Whole Ambani family present at launch of Jio

Reliance Jio holds the biggest chunk of liberalised spectrum among telecom operators and that can be used for deploying any technology for mobile services.

2016’s top trends: Personalities, happenings and apps most popular online

Yahoo’s most searched & talked about happenings and personalities in India...

Food writer Rashmi Uday Singh conferred with French honour

Singh was recently conferred the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government.

IPL team Mumbai Indians partners with Diesel to launch merchandise globally

Mumbai Indians collaborates with fashion brand Diesel in its first ever association with cricket to produce a limited edition collection.

RIL shares worth Rs 50,000-cr change hands on BSE

As per the BSE website, the total traded shares were about Rs 51,000 crore till mid session, much higher than the average trade value of the stock.

2016 saw several Indian women breaking the glass ceiling

Several Indian women made their way into the record books in 2016 with awe-inspiring feats be it in the field of defence, politics or sports.

Courting love: When Mukesh Ambani drove for 3 hrs to meet fiancee Nita

At a recent book reading, Swati Piramal recalled how one of India's richest men wooed his lady love.

IPL: Celebrating the great cricket jamboree

The IPL, thanks to the BCCI, is a sporting spectacle. In many ways, it has become an Indian prototype derived from the UEFA Champions League.

Goa to host Indian Super League final

Goa will host the final of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament on December 20 in Fatorda.

Made-in-India wedding anniversary for Prince William & Kate: Taj Mahal, Kaziranga

While the royal itinerary is still to be hammered out, the short trip is said to include a Mumbai stopover.

Glittering ceremony of ISL logo launch ushers new era

The cash-rich Indian Super League, the first of its kind in Indian football, today unveiled its championship logo in a glittering ceremony.

Reliance Industries’ promoter entities to rejig shareholding in firm

Eight promoter groups will acquire around 119 crore shares in the co, representing 36.70% stake, from 15 other promoter group companies in an inter se transfer.

Shah Rukh Khan detained once again at American airport

The Bollywood heart-throb was today detained at the LA Airport. This is not the first time that the star has had to face questioning in the US.

Sanjiv Goenka's son gets married, India Inc turns up in full strength

The celebrations, which lasted for three days, were attended by over 7,500 guests which included political leaders, cricketers & Bollywood stars!

It's Lata Mangeshkar's 88th birthday, but she doesn't feel her age

Age doesn't dampen the legendary singer's spirit and she always lives with a hope for a better tomorrow.

Reliance Jio to begin commercial roll out in coming weeks

After a star-studded launch, billionaire Mukesh Ambani will begin the commercial roll out of the telecom venture Reliance Jio in the coming weeks.

Reliance Jio to launch 4G services 1st for RIL group employees on December 27

Reliance Jio will launch 4G services for Reliance group employees on December 27, on the eve of its founder chairman's birth anniversary.

Grand opening ceremony planned for Indian Super League

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to inaugurate the tournament that will conclude on December 20.

Anil Kumble steps down as chief mentor of Mumbai Indians

Kumble, who has been associated with the Indian Premier League franchise since January 2013, has decided to pursue other opportunities in sports and cricket.

Glam girls who drive sport

Celebrities may not always understand the game, but they know how to play ardent cheerleader.

An extravagant affair: Parth Jindal ties the knot with Anushree Jasani in Vienna

Visitors were spoilt with goodie hampers in their rooms, which included chocolates, popcorn and even hangover cures.

Microsoft's Satya Nadella to co-chair next year WEF meet

India-origin chief of Microsoft Satya Nadella will co-chair the World Economic Forum annual meet in January, attended by over 100 Indian business leaders.

Reliance Foundation, others to work on reducing neonatal mortality

Reliance Foundation and four other corporates and development sector organizations announced an alliance to help reduce maternal and neonatal mortality.

Tatas, RIL, Gates Foundation launch save mother & child scheme

The alliance has structured its model in consultation with the National Health Mission and will working in synergy with the governments at the Centre and the states levels.

Abu Jani - Sandeep Khosla up the glam-quotient at the Lakme Fashion Week

Designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla's show 'Jawani Jaaneman' at the Lakme Fashion Week was an exuberant ode to the era gone by.

Reliance Foundation's grassroots final selection camp begins

Week-long final selection camp for Reliance Foundation's inaugural Young Champs football grassroots programme began at Father Agnel multi sports complex facility.

When Mumbai Indians celebrated their 10-yr-long association with the IPL

The guests included current India coach Anil Kumble, Sanath Jayasuriya, Shikhar Dhawan, Harsha Bhogle among others.

BJP leaders, ministers attend wedding of Amit Shah's son

BJP leaders and ministers were here today to attend the wedding of party president Amit Shah's son Jay, even as the Delhi poll results trickled in.

Sunil Chhetri, Eugeneson Lyngdoh become one-crore picks in ISL auction

Star striker Sunil Chhetri was sold at a relatively low price though he still attracted the highest winning bid of Rs 1.20 crore.

PM Narendra Modi to open H N Hospital next week

It has collaboration with John Hopkins, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Massachusetts General Hospital and University of Southern California.

Shane Watson becomes IPL's million-dollar baby with Bangalore's Rs 9.5-crore bid

Watson became the first million-dollar buy of the IPL players' auction going to Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs 9.5 crore.

Next-Gen India Inc leaders ready for Davos jamboree

Those registered for the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, beginning January 19, include Karan Adani, son of billionaire industrialist Gautam Adani and CEO of Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd.

At 14, my father told me I'm his business partner: Mukesh Ambani

The RIL chairman said that his father's philosophy was to always keep the average age of Reliance at 30.

IPL 8 auction: Delhi Daredevils buy Yuvraj Singh for record Rs 16 crore

Initially, there was a 4-way bidding among Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers, Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils to buy Singh in the auction.

Valentine's Day Quiz Bonanza: Be creative & get lucky

Just answer this simple questionnaire based on the love stories of these celebrities. Be creative, get lucky, celebrate!

Britain's Prince Charles thanks Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Foundation for charity fund match

The prince was accompanied by wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, who wore an Indian silk sari with her gown designed by Anna Valentine.

Shahrukh Khan detention: Omar Abdullah says, it happens all the time; get over it

"Honestly what's the big deal?? This airport detention thing happens all the time and to all sorts of people. Get over it," Omar tweeted.

Corporate sponsors ride Olympics wave as other sports gain traction

For the first time, the Indian Olympic Association has (IOA) hired a third party agency — IOS Sports and Entertainment — to manage sponsorships.

Tarun Gogoi attacks Narendra Modi over freezing recruitments in Assam ,to fill up over 53,000 posts

Recently Tripura government sought the Centre's intervention to regulate airfares in the northeast, considering its geographical location.

EIH shares rise 2% as Reliance checks into board

EIH today gained more than two per cent on the back of the induction of two nominees of Reliance Industries on the company's board.

Akash-Shloka wedding: Team Bride shakes a leg at the 'mehendi' function

A video on social media shows the Mehtas grooving to the song 'Iski Uski' from '2 States'.

Indian Super League dribbles into crore club; Sunil Chhetri picked up for Rs 1.20 crore

In the only instant trading buyout, Delhi Dynamos bought Fanai Lalrempuia for Rs 11 lakh, up from his base price of Rs 1.8 lakh.

Sonia Gandhi India's most inspiring woman politician: Survey

Sonia Gandhi has been voted as India's most inspiring female political leader who has been able to strike a perfect balance between her career and family life.

Isha Ambani, Anand Piramal get engaged under a flower shower in Lake Como

And while there is no official confirmation, the two business families are celebrating the union in Northern Italy.

Parag Milk launches premium milk brand 'Pride of Cows', worth Rs 75 per litre

Parag Milk Foods launched its premium milk brand 'Pride of Cows' in Pune. Priced at Rs 75 per litre, the milk is delivered at home only by order.

Publicly traded companies race to appoint women director on board ahead of April 1 deadline

At least 100 companies have met this requirement. Raymond, for instance, has appointed Nawaz Singhania as a non-executive director.

Mumbai Indians' Akash Ambani makes a grand entry at IPL auctions

Akash Ambani, Mukesh Ambani’s elder son, added some glitz to the IPL players’ auction as he aggressively placed bids for the Mumbai Indians team.

Reliance Jio Infocomm launches 4G services for employees

“On the 83rd birth anniversary of our founder, I wish to offer you Jio services from tomorrow," Mukesh Ambani, chairman of RIL said at the launch.

Reliance Jio to start free 4G service for employees from December 27; commercial launch expected in April-May

The complimentary offer will continue until Jio launches its 4G services commercially next year which is expected to be in April-May.

Suits & Sayings: The wackiest whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors & policy parlours

ET’s bi-weekly roundup of the wackiest whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors & policy parlours

No Bollywood night or Google party at Davos this time

The Bollywood night is not happening this time and so is the most-sought after Google party here at this Swiss ski resort town during the week-long annual congregation of world's movers and shakers under the WEF banner.

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