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.

In future, Google will know you better than your spouse does!

Director of engineering at Google, Ray Kurzweil, has reportedly said that Google would soon know a person even better than their spouses.

American media welcome Satya Nadella as Microsoft`s new chief

American media has welcomed the appointment of India-born Satya Nadella as the CEO of Microsoft, noting that the technocrat has an enormous task ahead of him.

Bill Gates takes on world chess champ, mated in 9 moves

Newly crowned Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen took just nine moves to checkmate Bill Gates in a speed game to be aired later on Friday.

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.

Indian-origin Birmingham schoolboy makes Mensa cut

A 13-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy, whose brain is said to rival that of Albert Einstein and Bill Gates, has been classified among the top one per cent of Britain`s brightest after he scored 160 points in an IQ test.

`Fighting polio` tops Bill Gates` list of good news in 2013

With so many year-end lists ranking things that hit the headlines in 2013, philanthropist Bill Gates has a completely different list of good news in this year.

Bill Gates lauds India`s accomplishment in eradicating polio

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has described India`s accomplishment in eradicating polio as the "most impressive global health success" he has ever seen.

Bill Gates admits using `Control-Alt-Delete` for login was a mistake

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has confessed that setting `Control-Alt-Delete` as a way to log in to Windows was a mistake.