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15 May 2020
PM Modi and Bill Gates discuss coronavirus situation and vaccine
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an extensive discussion with philanthropist Bill Gates on the coronavirus crisis, the global response to the pandemic, India's efforts, and a vaccine.
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.
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.
26 Mar 2020
As President, what Bill Gates would do to fight COVID-19
The outbreak of COVID-19 is taking on a toll on healthcare systems established by countries like US and Italy.
19 Mar 2020
Bill Gates backs 'shut down' to combat COVID-19 outbreak
As the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, Bill Gates is urging the public 'stay calm'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
15 Oct 2019
Did Bill Gates lie about relationship with pedophile Jeffrey Epstein?
A recent report has revealed that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates had met late US financier Jeffrey Epstein "many times" despite having knowledge of his sexual crimes against children.
25 Sep 2019
Narendra Modi receives Global Goalkeeper Award for Swachh Bharat campaign
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the prestigious Global Goalkeeper Award for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which he had started on October 2, 2014.
18 Jul 2019
Bill Gates not second richest anymore. Here's who replaced him
For the first time in the seven-year history of Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates swooped down to world's third-richest spot from his previous rank 2.
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.
03 Nov 2018
'Have sex, save lives': All about Durex's anti-HIV condom campaign
Armed with provocative slogans like "give a f**k" and "have sex and save lives", Swedish singer Zara Larsson is heading a condom campaign in a bid to help fight the incidence of HIV in South Africa.
02 Oct 2018
India is shining a spotlight on sanitation: Bill Gates
Congratulating the Modi government for "shining a light on sanitation," Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), said India must now use innovations and technology to build on Swachh Bharat Mission's success.
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.
14 Sep 2018
Jeff Bezos announces $2bn fund to help the homeless
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced a $2bn charitable fund, called the Day One Fund, to help homeless families, and set up a network of preschools for low income communities.
10 Sep 2018
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to step down in September 2019
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma, one of the world's richest business executives, has announced that he will step down as the executive chairman of Alibaba in September 2019.
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.
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'.
18 Jul 2018
Indian-Americans donate $1bn every year, one-third of their giving potential
Indian-Americans, who are among the ethnic groups with highest per capita income, donate about $1 billion/year, far less than their potential of $3 billion philanthropy in the US, revealed a first-of-its-kind survey.
04 May 2018
Technology can help India leapfrog into inclusive growth: Bill Gates
The use of technology coupled with bold decisions can help India leapfrog into inclusive growth and improve the quality of health and education, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said.
03 May 2018
India's Aadhaar doesn't pose any privacy issue: Bill Gates
India's Aadhaar technology doesn't pose any privacy issue as it's just a bio-ID verification scheme, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
11 Oct 2016
Parmeshwar Godrej passes away
Parmeshwar Godrej, wife of Godrej Group Chairman, Adi Godrej passed away late last night.