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Gates foundation will invest $80 million to fight gender discrimination

While speaking at the Women Deliver International Conference in Copenhagen, Melinda Gates announced the funding to collect data on the gender gap, reports Sharat Pradhan. IMAGE: Melinda Gates,......

The project that helped prevent over 6 lakh HIV/AIDS cases in India

According to a report published by Lancet Global Health, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Avahan programme, first launched in  India in 2003, might have prevented over 6 lakh HIV......

India to receive $630 million to fight polio

The international community, led by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has pledged over $630 million to fight polio in India over the next three years.Apart from the Gates Foundation, funds for......

Aravind Hospitals wins $1 m Gates Award

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has named non-profit Aravind Eye Care System in Tamil Nadu as the recipient of its 2008 $1 million Gates Award for Global Health, in recognition of its......

Bill Gates to help Bihar fight kala azar

As hundreds of people, mostly poor, suffer from the deadly kala azar ( black fever) in Bihar, the World Bank and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are eager to fund the kala azar control and......

A few things that you don't know about Bill Gates

Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard when he was just 19 to start Microsoft with Paul Allen in 1975. Image: Bill and Melinda Gates. Photograph: Getty Images     Microsoft co-founder Bill......

Swachh Bharat partnership with India one of the best: Bill Gates

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates today promised to extend all support to Centre's efforts to expand the reach and effectiveness of sustainable sanitation services under the Swachh......

Gates Foundation world's wealthiest private charitable body

With total assets of $43.4 billion, the Gates Foundation accounts for more than half of the combined assets of the 10 charitable foundations on the list The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has......

Bill and Melinda Gates world's wealthiest couple

Image: Microsoft Corp Chairman Bill Gates and his wife Melinda. Photograph: Reuters Bill and Melinda Gates are the world's wealthiest couple with a combined net worth of $85.7 billion, a report......

Premji gives half his stake in Wipro for charity

Image: Bill Gates (L) his wife Melinda Gates, Azim Premji (2nd L) and billionaire Warren Buffett (R) attend a news conference. Photograph: B Mathur/Reuters     IT czar Azim Premji has......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Postcards from the Sundance film festival

The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra's Masterchef and Oscar and Emmy winner Megan Mylan's After My Garden Grows were among five films that won grants from the Sundance Institute and the Bill &......
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos beats Warren Buffett as world's third richest

Jeff Bezos just snuck past Warren Buffett to become the third-richest person on Earth. The Amazon.com founder's net worth was $65.1 billion on... ...

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There are libraries everywhere in Czech Republic

What do you think is the reason? Let's find out… A circle of readingThe National Library of the Czech Republic in Prague.Photo: NYT In the... ...

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Nitish Kumar has strongly denied any attempt to make law for the arrest of adult males on seizure of liquor in their neighbourhood. He also denied... ...

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Is it justifiable?

Some people/entities have criticised Kerala's recent decision to levy a fat tax of 14.5% on burgers, pizzas and pastas served in branded... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/fe-columnist/kerala-fat-tax-is-it-justifiable/325048/
Health remains priority for work of Gates foundation in Africa

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates speaks while his wife Melinda looks on during an interview in New York February 22, 2016. The Bill and Melinda... ...

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