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Forbes World’s Most Powerful People List 2018 – Modi Ranked 9th

Forbes World's Most Powerful People list was released which was topped by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Forbes World’s Most Powerful People List 2018 – Modi ranked 9th
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ranked 9th according to that list.
  • Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the only Indian businessman to feature in the list of 75 people. He is ranked 32nd.
  • Xi Jinping has topped the list for the first time, replacing Russian President Vladimir Putin, who slipped to 2nd place after being named as the most powerful person in the world for four consecutive years. 
  • Top 10 World’s Most Powerful People-
    • Xi Jinping
    • Vladimir Putin
    • Donald Trump
    • Angela Merkel
    • Jeff Bezos
    • Pope Francis
    • Bill Gates
    • Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud
    • Narendra Modi
    • Larry Page
  • Forbes business magazine compiles a list of the world's most powerful people annually. 
  • This year a list of 75 most powerful people in the world was released.
  • According to Forbes, the ranking of The World's Most Powerful People is determined on the basis of 4 parameters –
    • number of people the candidate has power over.
    • the financial resources controlled by the candidate.
    • whether the candidate is powerful in multiple spheres.
    • whether the candidate is actively using his/her power.

Expected Questions

Question 1. What is Modi’s rank according to the Forbes’ list of World’s Most Powerful People?
9th

Question 2. Who are the 2 Indians who have featured in the Forbes’ list of World’s Most Powerful People?
Narendra Modi & Mukesh Ambani

Question 3.Who topped the Forbes’ list of World’s Most Powerful People?
Xi Jinping

Question 4. Forbes magazine has been releasing this list since when?
2009
Forbes World’s Most Powerful People List 2018 – Modi Ranked 9th Forbes World’s Most Powerful People List 2018 – Modi Ranked 9th Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on May 14, 2018 Rating: 5

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