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PM Modi ranked 9th in Forbes list of World's Most Powerful People

The Forbes’ magazine's annual list of World’s Most Powerful People was released on 14 December 2016. 
●    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the world. He was ranked at 9th place on the list of 74 people.
●    The list was topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin for the fourth straight year. 
●    Putin is followed by President-elect of the US Donald Trump (2nd), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (3rd) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (4th).
●    Top 10 in the list are:
Rank    Name    Country/Organisation
1    Vladimir Putin (64)    Russia
2    Donald Trump (70)    The United States
3    Angela Merkel (62)    Germany
4    Xi Jinping (63)    China
5    Pope Francis (79)    Roman Catholic Church
6    Janet Yellen (70)    The United States
7    Bill Gates (61)    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
8    Larry Page (43)    Alphabet
9    Narendra Modi (66)    India
10    Mark Zuckerberg (32)    Facebook