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Six Indians stamped their names in TIME’s 100 influential People List

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About TIME:

  • TIME 100 – Annual List of the 100 uttermost influential people
  • Assembled by: American Based News Magazine TIME
  • First Published: 1999
  • The Final list of influential people is desperately chosen by Time Editors with nominations came from the alumni and magazine’s international Writing Staff

Barack Obama is the person who has been listed most often.

Times Most Influential People 2016

Six Indians are

  1. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan – Youngest Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund from 2003 to 2006 and he is an expert in prediction of Subprime crisis that would lead to the Recession
  2. Hindi Actress Priyanka Chopra – Awarded the Padma Shri in 2016 and she is a Star rising higher and accolade her drive, ambition, self-respect and Hard working
  3.  Tennis Player Sania Mirza – Confidence, Strength and resilience reach beyond tennis described by Masterblaster Sachin and she is inspiration for generation of Indian to pursue their dreams.
  4. Environmentalist Sunita Narain – Featured first time. Hers is a voice that urgently needs to be heard in this period of Climatic change
  5. Flipkart Founders Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal – They started the company in 2007 as an online bookstore could be worth $100 million in 10 years. Now it has 75 million users and $13 billion valuation
  6. Indian born Chief Executive Officer of Google Sundar Pichai – Served in Google Chrome, Gmail, Android Phones and Google Map

Other Prominent Persons:

  • American Composer – Lin Manuel Miranda
  • IMF head – Christine Lagarde
  • Oscar winning Actor – Leonardo DiCaprio