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Here Are The 7 Indians On "Time" Magazine's 100 Most Influential People In The World List

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Time just announced its annual list of "The 100 Most Influential People In The World", and there are quite a few Indian personalities in it this time.

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Here is the list:

Sunita Narain, Political and Environmental Activist

"As an activist, Narain is a pioneer. She and the organisation that she heads have been campaigning to reduce the Indian capital’s dangerous air-pollution levels for almost two decades. Hers is a voice that urgently needs to be heard in this era of climate change," author Amitav Ghosh wrote about Narain.
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"As an activist, Narain is a pioneer. She and the organisation that she heads have been campaigning to reduce the Indian capital’s dangerous air-pollution levels for almost two decades. Hers is a voice that urgently needs to be heard in this era of climate change," author Amitav Ghosh wrote about Narain.

Priyanka Chopra, Actor

"When I look at her success from the 50,000-ft. view and see everything that Priyanka has already done, is currently doing and has the desire and the bandwidth to do, I can see that her impact is going to be invaluable," Chopra's Baywatch co-star Dwyane Johnson wrote about her.
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"When I look at her success from the 50,000-ft. view and see everything that Priyanka has already done, is currently doing and has the desire and the bandwidth to do, I can see that her impact is going to be invaluable," Chopra's Baywatch co-star Dwyane Johnson wrote about her.

Sachin and Binny Bansal, Entrepreneurs

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"India’s vast marketplace is the biggest prize left in the e-commerce universe. They’ll have to fight it out with foreign heavyweights like Amazon and Alibaba, but it’s safe to say that no one is going to underestimate Binny and Sachin again," Time senior writer Lev Grossman wrote about the duo.

Sundar Pichai, Google CEO

"Sundar Pichai has helped change the world. Last summer he became the CEO of Google. You can look him up, er, I mean, you can Google him. We are all watching for what he produces next," celebrated scientist and author Bill Nye wrote about Pichai.
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"Sundar Pichai has helped change the world. Last summer he became the CEO of Google. You can look him up, er, I mean, you can Google him. We are all watching for what he produces next," celebrated scientist and author Bill Nye wrote about Pichai.

Raghuram Rajan, RBI Governor

"Economic seers don’t come along too often, but Raghuram Rajan is one of them. He steered India through the global crisis and fallout, playing a large role in making it one of the emerging-market stars of the moment," Time assistant managing editor Rana Foroohar wrote about Rajan.
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"Economic seers don’t come along too often, but Raghuram Rajan is one of them. He steered India through the global crisis and fallout, playing a large role in making it one of the emerging-market stars of the moment," Time assistant managing editor Rana Foroohar wrote about Rajan.

Sania Mirza, Tennis Player

"Sania’s confidence, strength and resilience reach beyond tennis. She has inspired a generation of Indians to pursue their dreams—and to realise that they can also be the best," cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar wrote about Mirza.
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"Sania’s confidence, strength and resilience reach beyond tennis. She has inspired a generation of Indians to pursue their dreams—and to realise that they can also be the best," cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar wrote about Mirza.

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You can read the entire list here.