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Billionaire trio unite for US immigration reform

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 14:58

Three of the world`s richest men Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson put aside their political differences to unite in scathing condemnation of US lawmakers` failure to implement immigration reform.

Bill Gates is wealthiest living US entrepreneur

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:49

Warren Buffett, who at 83 is also the oldest person on the list, was ranked second with an estimated wealth of USD 64.2 billion.

TISS graduates held for sexual assault in Bihar, kins allege accusations false

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 09:42

Two interns of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who went to conduct a survey at a hospital in Muzzafarpur district of Bihar on behalf of their organisation, were accused of sexual assault by the hospital staff, beaten publicly and later handed over to police.

Centre taking undue credit for Narmada gates approval: Vaghela

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 00:11

Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shakersinh Vaghela on Tuesday slammed Narendra Modi-led government for taking credit over approval for installation of gates on the Narmada dam.

Sardar Sarovar Dam cost to go up, says Gujarat Chief Minister

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 02:25

The cost of Sardar Sarovar Dam across the Narmada river is likely to go up due to the failure of the then UPA Government in granting permission to install radial gates, Gujarat CM said.

Gates Foundation sells stake in Britain's G4S – report

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 23:19

Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates has sold his entire stake in G4S Plc, the British security firm trying to bounce back from a series of scandals that have hurt its reputation and profits, Bloomberg News reported.

Scientist wins grant for green condoms from Gates Foundation

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 22:05

A scientist working at an Indian health major has won a USD 100,000-grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for developing next-generation condoms using polyester raw material as an eco-friendly alternative to conventional prophylactics.

Canada pledges Can$3.5 bn for maternal, child health

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:56

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged Can$3.5 billion Thursday for immunization, better nutrition and the introduction of birth certificates in developing nations to improve the health of mothers and children.

Bill Gates would 'support' Xbox sell-off: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 17:50

Bill Gates has reportedly claimed that he would support an Xbox sell off if that happens.

Bill Gates could be world's first trillionaire

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 17:42

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who currently holds the title of world's richest man with a fortune of 79.5 billion dollars, could become world's first trillionaire, according to financial forecasters.

Bill Gates on track to own no Microsoft stock in four years

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 09:21

Bill Gates, the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft Corp, will have no direct ownership in the company he co-founded by mid-2018 if he keeps up his recent share sales.

Bill Gates, in Communist newspaper, urges more in China to help poor

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 10:56

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Monday took to the pages of the People`s Daily, the mouthpiece newspaper of China`s ruling Communist Party, to encourage people in China to do more for the poor.