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Akshay, Ajay join Dharavi rappers to raise awareness about COVID-19

06 May 2020

Akshay, Ajay join Dharavi rappers to raise awareness about COVID-19

The rappers of Dharavi are doing what they do best: mixing art with reality.

Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'

13 Apr 2020

Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'

From Italy to India, several countries are reeling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Create an app for Bill Gates, win Rs. 36 lakh

03 Jan 2020

Create an app for Bill Gates, win Rs. 36 lakh

If you are looking to use your technical expertise to make quick money then Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has something that might fit the bill.

BJP leader Javadekar says, No Indian study shows pollution kills

07 Dec 2019

BJP leader Javadekar says, No Indian study shows pollution kills

On Friday, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar delivered an appalling statement, claiming no Indian study has established a direct link between pollution and a reduced lifespan.

Bill Gates says he's impressed with Nitish Kumar. Here's why

19 Nov 2019

Bill Gates says he's impressed with Nitish Kumar. Here's why

World's richest man, Bill Gates said that he is impressed with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a day after meeting him in Patna.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos set to lose 'World's Richest' title

25 Oct 2019

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos set to lose 'World's Richest' title

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will soon have to give up the title of the world's richest person as the Amazon.com Inc. stock dipped in after-hours trading on Thursday.

Three Indian-origin students among TIME's most influential teens of 2018

21 Dec 2018

Three Indian-origin students among TIME's most influential teens of 2018

Three Indian-origin students - Kavya Kopparapu, Rishab Jain, and Amika George - have been named among TIME magazine's list of 25 most influential teens of 2018.

Indian-origin teen from UK wins 'Oscar' for social progress

27 Sep 2018

Indian-origin teen from UK wins 'Oscar' for social progress

18-year-old Amika George of Indian origin has won one of the three Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards, popularly known as the Oscars for social progress.

With new drug's help, India can eliminate malaria by 2030

22 Jul 2018

With new drug's help, India can eliminate malaria by 2030

India's fight against malaria, which it aims to eliminate by 2030, has received a major boost after the US' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug called Krintafel (tafenoquine) to treat P. Vivax cases.

India sees major reductions in HIV infections: UN report

20 Jul 2018

India sees major reductions in HIV infections: UN report

Sustained and focused efforts to reach key populations have led to major reductions in HIV infections in Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam during 2010-17, stated a UNAIDS report titled 'Miles to go closing gaps, breaking barriers, fighting injustices'.

Bill Gates has made his largest donation since 2000

16 Aug 2017

Bill Gates has made his largest donation since 2000

According to a recently released Securities & Exchange Commission filing, Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently made his biggest donation since 2000.

Smoking Kills: One in 10 global deaths due to smoking

07 Apr 2017

Smoking Kills: One in 10 global deaths due to smoking

Smoking caused more than one in 10 deaths globally in 2015, according to a study sponsored by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and published in 'The Lancet' medical journal.

India needs $18 billion to eliminate malaria by 2030

12 Dec 2016

India needs $18 billion to eliminate malaria by 2030

India reportedly has the highest malaria burden outside Africa and needs an $18 billion investment to achieve the 2030 deadline to eliminate the disease.

Anti-malaria drug to hit Indian markets by 2018

05 Nov 2016

Anti-malaria drug to hit Indian markets by 2018

India is likely to get an anti-malarial drug in the market by 2018, reports said.