New York, March 26, 2017: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi can be found among the probable contenders for Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
The list will be announced next month by Time. It comprises a names of a number of leading politicians, lawmakers,artists, scientists, entrepreneurs and leaders of tech and business.
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Even though the ultimate honorees will be determined by its dignified editors, the publication has asked readers and followers to vote from among a list of selected contenders.
According to PTI reports, this is not Modi’s first time in the probable contenders’ list by time magazine. His name was among the magazine’s probable contenders in last year’s Time 100 list also. He had secured a place among Time’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2015. Former US President Barack Obama had written a profile for him for the magazine as well.
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Last year, Time’s list of the 100 most influential people had names like the then RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, internationally acclaimed actress Priyanka Chopra,tennis star Sania Mirza, India-born CEO of Google Sundar Pichai and founders of Indian e-commerce major Flipkart Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal, among others.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, US President Donald Trump, his daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, California Senator Kamala Harris, actor Riz Ahmed, Russian President Vladimir Putin, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, Chinese leader Xi Jinping, Pope Francis and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are among the many noteworthy names in the list of probables for this year’s Time’s 100 most influential personalities.
Also on the list there are names such as White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, actor Amy Schumer, CEO of Youtube Susan Wojcicki and Counselor to Trump Kellyanne Conway.
– prepared by Durba Mandal of NewsGram. Twitter: @dubumerang
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