Gates calls for 'germ games' instead of war games

Bill Gates opened a mock Ebola field hospital at the prestigious TED Conference on Wednesday as part of a call to be battle-ready for a deadly global epidemic.

Bloomberg, Gates launch anti-tobacco industry fund

Billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates launched a joint fund in Abu Dhabi Wednesday to help developing countries pass tobacco-control laws in their legal battle with industry giants.

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.

Naidu bumps into old friend MS founder Bill Gates at Davos

On the final day of his Davos trip, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was taken by a surprise when he bumped into Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Friday at the World Economic Forum Annual Summit.

Bill Gates Foundation to support Pakistan to eradicate polio

Pakistan, one of the worst Polio-hit country, has received an assurance from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that it will fully back the government's efforts to eradicate the crippling disease.

Sanitation most relevant for India's health parameters: Bill Gates

Sanitation is the most relevant aspect of improving India's reproductive, maternal and newborn health, according to philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates.

World's poor headed for better lives in 2030: Gates

The lives of the poor will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any time in history, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda say.

Sanitation most relevant for India's health parameters: Bill Gates

 Sanitation is the most relevant aspect of improving India's reproductive, maternal and newborn health, according to philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gives $500,000 grant to CARE

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has granted USD 500,000 (around Rs 3 crore) to humanitarian aid organisation CARE for addressing the most pressing needs resulting from cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh.

Bill Gates to give $500 million for malaria, other diseases

Washington: US philanthropist Bill Gates on Sunday announced he will donate over $500 million to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world, saying the Ebola outbreak is a call to action.

Bill Gates lauds PM Modi for talking about toilets
Bill Gates lauds PM Modi for talking about toilets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done more than any other leader since India's independence to create awareness about the need for toilets, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said Tuesday.

Impressed by Modi's commitment to fighting poverty: Bill Gates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment to improve health services and his focus on ending open defecation has "impressed" Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates who said it is "inspiring" to see India move to the forefront of providing such services to the underprivileged.

World's thinnest condom likely to become reality by 2015, says world's richest man Bill Gates

Billionaire philanthropist and the man who needs no introduction has said that the world's thinnest condom is likely to become a reality by next year.

UP Govt taking steps to deal with health-related challenges: Akhilesh Yadav

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said his government was taking effective steps to deal with health-related challenges and has started several schemes for the purpose.

Gates meets PM, lauds focus on sanitation and banking for poor

 Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and lauded his focus on sanitation and the ambitious scheme to bring the poor people under the banking system through the Jan Dhan Yojana.

Gates foundation to help India promote user-friendly toilets

The ministry of urban development and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will promote user-friendly toilets to ensure universal sanitation in India.

Centre joins hands with Gates for universal sanitation

 With the objective of addressing sanitation related health concerns, the Urban Development Ministry and the Bill & Milinda Gates Foundation have agreed on a partnership to promote user friendly toilets to ensure universal sanitation in the country.

Bill Gates meets PM Narendra Modi

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, along with his wife Melinda Gates, Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

Govt launches Indian Newborn Action Plan to reduce infant deaths

The government on Thursday launched the Indian Newborn Action Plan (INAP) to reduce infant mortality rate in the country.

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.