Genius! Bill Gates kept tab on employees by memorising their license plates
Genius! Bill Gates kept tab on employees by memorising their license plates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in his early career monitored employees' work hours by memorising their license plates to keep a track of them.

World's top 10 richest people

The list list of top 50 wealthiest people in the world was topped by Bill Gates who has a staggering wealth of USD 87.4 billion, followed by Spanish businessman Amancio Ortega Gaona and Warren Buffett in the second and third place with wealth of USD 66.8 billion and USD 60.7 billion respectively.

Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, Dilip Shanghvi among world's 50 wealthiest people
Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, Dilip Shanghvi among world's 50 wealthiest people

Three Indians - Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji and Dilip Shanghvi - have made it to a global list of 50 wealthiest people that is topped by Bill Gates.

 

World's top 10 richest people in 2015

Bill Gates has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people 2015, while Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan made the list for the first time.

 

Top 10 richest people in 2015

Bill Gates has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people 2015, while Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan made the list for the first time.

 

Despite low oil prices, Bill Gates looks to Gulf in anti-poverty campaign
Despite low oil prices, Bill Gates looks to Gulf in anti-poverty campaign

Low oil prices and tight budgets in the Gulf are making it harder to raise money for a fund tackling poverty in the Muslim world, but a growing culture of philanthropy may draw in wealthy regional donors, billionaire campaigner Bill Gates said.

Bill Gates meets Nitish Kumar, to work together on key health issues

Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar here on Saturday and discussed ways to work together on key health indicators like family planning and immunisation for the next five years.

Bill Gates meets PM Narendra Modi; offers support for financial inclusion projects
Bill Gates meets PM Narendra Modi; offers support for financial inclusion projects

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates on Friday offered support for strengthening of efforts of the Indian government towards financial inclusion and pitched for the need to lower the cost of clean energy to the level of hydrocarbons.

 

Bill Gates calls on health minister, discusses health system

Gates also assured that he was looking forward to work with the Indian government to strengthen primary healthcare, which is key to accelerating health outcomes for every woman and child in India.

Swachh Bharat partnership with India one of the best: Bill Gates

The foundation had signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the UD Ministry to promote sanitation services in January this year.

Bill Gates, Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani partner govts for breakthrough in clean technology
Bill Gates, Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani partner govts for breakthrough in clean technology

Global tech giants Bill Gates, Jack Ma and India's industrialists Ratan Tata and Mukesh Ambani will join hands with governments from both the rich and emerging countries on Monday to kick off the Paris climate talks by pledging billions of dollars of investment in clean energy technologies.

Bill Gates is richest American for 22nd straight year: Forbes
Bill Gates is richest American for 22nd straight year: Forbes

Gates held onto the number-one spot in the annual list of the 400 wealthiest Americans for the 22nd straight year, with net worth of USD 76 billion, down USD 5 billion from 2014.

Bill Gates and UN say malaria could be eradicated by 2040

Malaria could be wiped out by 2040, despite the lack of an effective vaccine, previous failed attempts to eradicate the disease and drug resistance problems, the United Nations and Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in a report released today.

Bill Gates to invest $1 bn of own money in clean energy

The philanthropist Bill Gates is investing USD 1 billion of his own money in clean energy technology over the next five years as he believes that many breakthroughs will take place during the period that will help solve climate change.

'Gates Foundation world's wealthiest private charitable organisation'

With total assets of USD 43.4 billion, the Gates Foundation accounts for more than half of the combined assets of the 10 charitable foundations on the list.

Bill and Melinda Gates world's wealthiest couple: Wealth-X

Bill Gates, who co-founded Microsoft in 1975, married Melinda, a Microsoft employee, in 1994.

Buffett donates record $2.84 bn to Gates, family charities

Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire`s plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.

Bill Gates hopeful of AIDS vaccine in 10 years

 Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, who spends millions of dollars on AIDS drug development, said Friday he hoped for a vaccine against the disease within the next decade as a cure remains far off.

Fossil fuel divestment alone will not halt climate change: Bill Gates
Fossil fuel divestment alone will not halt climate change: Bill Gates

Fossil fuel divestment would be ineffective on its own as a means of halting global warming, software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates said Friday.

Bill Gates world's richest self-made billionaire: Wealth-X

Warren Buffett with USD 70.1 billion took the second slot on the list. Spain's Amancio Ortega (USD 65 billion) came in next.