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Extravagant wedding celebrations for the son of Asia's richest man conclude with a reception

Jul. 14, 2024 11:57 AM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A wedding reception on Sunday wrapped up the monthslong celebrations as the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, married his longtime girlfriend with a price tag running into the millions. The newlyweds were cheered by friends and relatives at...

The son of Asia's richest man gets married in the year's most extravagant wedding

Jul. 13, 2024 13:06 PM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — The youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, married his longtime girlfriend early Saturday in what many dubbed the wedding of the year, attended by global celebrities, business tycoons and politicians, highlighting the billionaire’s staggering wealth and rising...

An Indian billionaire’s son is married after lavish celebrations that spotlight his global clout

Jul. 13, 2024 06:42 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — It has been a wedding like no other — and the festivities have been going on for months. So where does one start? With a three-day pre-wedding celebration in March when Rihanna and Akon performed for a star-studded 1,200-person guest list? Or a four-day European...

The son of Asia’s richest man is set to marry in the year's most extravagant wedding

Jul. 12, 2024 15:07 PM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Global celebrities, business tycoons and politicians began arriving in India’s financial capital on Friday to attend the wedding of the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, highlighting the billionaire's staggering wealth and rising clout. ...

CLIMATE GLIMPSE: Heat and a hurricane descend on the U.S., other wild weather around the world

Jul. 08, 2024 08:51 AM EDT

As Hurricane Beryl batters Texas and extreme heat blankets much of the U.S. South and West, the world is set for another week of wild weather that human-caused climate change makes more likely. Beryl made landfall around the middle the Texas coast near Matagorda with a dangerous...

Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani is set to throw a grand wedding for his son. Here's what to know

Jul. 06, 2024 08:44 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — In March, Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani threw a three-day prenuptial bash for his son that included a 1,200-person guest list, including former world leaders, tech tycoons and Bollywood's megastars, and a performance by renowned singer Rihanna. It was only the...

A look at stampedes and crowd disasters in India over the years

Jul. 02, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

More than 100 people were killed in a stampede Tuesday in northern India following a Hindu religious gathering, making it one of the deadliest such accidents in recent years. Thousands had gathered at a makeshift tent for a religious event led by a Hindu preacher in Hathras district...

Stock markets buckle from Paris to Mumbai under stress of election results: Will the US be next?

Jun. 20, 2024 08:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Elections have consequences for financial markets. But what that means for investors is often hard to predict. Just look at France, where the threat of electoral losses for the president’s centrist party recently sent the French stock market to its worst week in...

Billboard that collapsed in Mumbai storms killed at least 14 and injured 75

May. 14, 2024 05:31 AM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A large billboard that collapsed amid raging thunderstorms in Mumbai killed at least 14 people and injured 75 others, reports said on Tuesday. A rescue operation was continuing Tuesday morning, and authorities told the Press Trust of India news agency that 89...

Collapsing billboard kills 3 and hurts 59 in heavy rains in Mumbai. Scores might be trapped

May. 13, 2024 15:34 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A billboard has collapsed and killed three people and injured 59 in India's financial capital, Mumbai, in thunderstorms and heavy rain, the Press Trust of India reported Monday. Scores of people were thought to be trapped after the collapse in the suburb of...