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Army Chief Qamar Bajwa named among World’s Most Powerful People

NEW YORK: The Forbes' magazine has released an annual ranking of The World's Most Powerful People 2018, listing Pakistan’s Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa among 74 others. "There are nearly 7.5 billion humans on planet Earth, but these 75 men and women make the world turn. Forbes' annual ranking of The World's Most Powerful People identifies one person out of every 100 million whose actions mean the most," Forbes said. The American magazine has ranked Pakistan's army chief on 68th in the list of 75 people.…

Pakistanis shine in Forbes ‘30 under 30’ list

NEW YORK: Nine individuals of Pakistani origin have been featured on Forbes, the top American business magazine’s ’30 under 30′ list of 2018. The list, released on Tuesday, features at least 300 individuals who have done some outstanding work in different professions, such as arts, enterprise technology, entertainment and sports, social entrepreneurs, celebrities, youngest, finance and venture capital, healthcare and science, industry manufacturing and energy, media marketing and advertising, retail and e-commerce, big…

Revealed: World’s top paid male actors

Rapper-turned-actor Mark Wahlberg was named the world's highest paid actor on Tuesday, earning an estimated $68 million before taxes over the past 12 months. The 46-year-old star won his place at the top of the list compiled by Forbes magazine, thanks to earnings from "Transformers: The Last Knight" and comedy sequel "Daddy's Home 2," due out in November. "The former may have scored a miserable 15 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and the lowest gross of the franchise to date, but Wahlberg need not worry -- fixed…

Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses

LOS ANGELES: Oscar-winning Emma Stone capped a perfect 12 months on Wednesday as she knocked Jennifer Lawrence off the top spot on Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid actresses. Stone, 28, who won best actress for her role as a struggling performer in "La La Land," made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June, according to the magazine's annual chart. "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston, 48, also leapfrogged Lawrence, grabbing the runner-up spot with earnings of $25.5 million, boosted by numerous…

Tayor Swift falls as Diddy tops Forbes list of highest paid celebrities

 NEW YORK: Rapper turned businessman Diddy was the world's top-paid celebrity in the past year, edging out closest competitor Beyonce, Forbes said in its annual list Monday. Diddy earned $130 million in the past 12 months, of which $70 million came from selling a one-third stake in his Sean John clothing line. Diddy -- whose real name is Sean Combs and earlier in his career was known as Puff Daddy -- is estimated by Forbes to be worth a total of $820 million even though he has released little music in the past decade.…

US Congress fails to recognise Pakistan’s victories: Zardari

Former President and Pakistan People’s Party chairman Asif Ali Zardari has called on the United States to increase cooperation and continue to be partner with Pakistan. In a article written in the Forbes magazine, Zardari said that US support in the fight against terror is not merely a matter of goodwill but self-interest, as the terrorists who attack innocent Pakistanis are the same who attack Americans aboard. In fact, Zardari adds that the war is not merely about military action but rather a ‘war of ideas’ which…

Putin is world’s most powerful man, Trump in second: Forbes

NEW YORK: Vladimir Putin was the world's most powerful person for a fourth straight year in 2016, with US president-elect Donald Trump in second place, Forbes magazine said Wednesday in its annual rankings. "Russia's president has exerted his country's influence in nearly every corner of the globe," the US business magazine wrote. The 64-year old Russian leader is "unconstrained by conventional global norms (and) his reach has magnified in recent years," Forbes said. The magazine wrote that at number two, Trump, who…

Johnny Depp, Will Smith, George Clooney on ‘overpaid’ Forbes list

LOS ANGELES: Johnny Depp and Will Smith topped a list on Wednesday of Hollywood's most overpaid actors, an illustration that star power does not always bring in dollars at the movie box-office. Fan favorite George Clooney also found himself on the annual Forbes list after the limited commercial appeal of films like "Hail Caesar," "Money Monster" and the 2015 flop "Tomorrowland." Depp led the list for the second straight year after his movie "Alice Through The Looking Glass" brought in just $300 million at the global…