Bill and Melinda Gates thank India for Padma Bhushan

Philanthropist couple Bill and Melinda Gates on Wednesday thanked the Indian government for naming them for Padma Bhushan, one of the country`s top civilian honours, saying they were excited to see the progress India was making.

100 deaths daily, pneumonia emerges as killer disease in Bihar

With 100 plus deaths daily, pneumonia has emerged as a leading cause of deaths among children under 5 years in Bihar, a survey report said and recommended the government to launch a special drive like the one for polio.

Google to boost Ebola donations
Google to boost Ebola donations

Google launched a campaign today to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing USD 10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one.

Google to boost Ebola donations

Google launched a campaign on Monday to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing USD 10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one.

Real test of NDA govt is how it embraces unpopular decisions: Bill Gates

The real test for India's new government would lie in how it embraces unpopular decisions which would be of benefit to the country, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said.

Gates foundation pledges $50 mn to fight Ebola

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday pledged to commit $50 million to support emergency efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in west Africa.

Gates foundation pledges $50 mn to fight Ebola

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday pledged to commit $50 million to support emergency efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in west Africa.

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

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.

Scientist wins grant for green condoms from Gates Foundation

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.

Nigeria, Pakistan could delay polio-free goal: Bill Gates

Billionaire software baron turned philanthropist Bill Gates warned that violence in Nigeria and Pakistan could set him back in his goal of eradicating polio by 2018.

Researchers trying to create graphene condoms for greater pleasure

Scientists from the University of Manchester are trying to create thinner, stronger, safer and more pleasurable condoms, using world`s thinnest, strongest and most conductive material - graphene.

Avahan AIDS project prevented over 6 lakh HIV infections: Study

Around 600,000 people in India may have been saved from becoming infected with HIV over ten years with the help of a programme funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, according to a study.

Global Fund seeks USD15 billion to control three big killers

The world`s biggest funder of the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria said on Thursday it needs $15 billion over the next three years to begin bringing "the three big global pandemics" under control.

New malaria drugs `may spur war on all diseases`

The search for new medicines to beat malaria could spur developments in the fight against other diseases, researchers have claimed.

Bill Gates` `ultimate` dream -- a low-cost toilet

After offering new age IT solutions to the world, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has now set his eyes on achieving his `ultimate` dream - low cost toilets.

Bill Gates to meet Krishna

Bill Gates will meet S M Krishna and is expected to offer the support of his foundation for a host of development projects in the country.

Gates foundation to wind up AIDS programme in India by 2013

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will soon wind up its work with HIV-positive people in the country.

Gates foundation to wind up AIDS programme in India by 2013

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will soon wind up its work with HIV-positive people in the country.

Global health award for Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has been chosen for the first Gates Vaccine Innovation Award.

Global health award for Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has been chosen for the first Gates Vaccine Innovation Award.