The Prime Minister's Office Saturday said that the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting will convene this year virtually from 19 to 21 October
The Microsoft co-founder, however, said that India also faces a huge challenge due to the pandemic because of its size and densely populated urban centres
If this sustained-release contraceptive pill is indeed perfected, it will revolutionise sexual health for women all over the world.
Bill Gates has shown an interest in startups specialising in healthcare, sanitation, etc.
Narendra Modi at UNGA: PM presents India's progress report to fight climate crisis, receives Global Goalkeeper award for Swachh Bharat' mission
Speaking at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Monday, Modi spoke about the importance of using renewable sources of energy instead of non-renewable resources, while giving his address at UN Climate Action Change
Narendra Modi receives Global Goalkeeper award by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat mission
Stressing that the success of the campaign could not be measured in numbers, Modi said the poor people and the women of India were benefitted the most by it
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation laurels Narendra Modi for Swachh Bharat: All you need to know about Global Goalkeeper Award
Amid international condemnation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is set to bestow the 'Global Goalkeeper Award' on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday for the Centre's efforts to "improve access to sanitation in India".
Narendra Modi's award for Swachch Bharat by Gates Foundation faces withdrawals by Riz Ahmed, Jameela Jamil
Journalist Azad Essa tweeted about the Riz Ahmed and Jameela Jamil's withdrawal from the event honouring Narendra Modi, on Monday.
Groundwater contamination was found to be 12 times higher in Indian villages practicing open defecation
After the open-defecation free campaign, the government will focus on solid and liquid waste management in villages.
Melinda Gates says world has become 'dramatically healthier' in past 20 years, global health funds behind progress
Noting that the global health funds are behind a lot of this progress, Melinda said around the year 2000, the world started investing more in global health, and in particular, in global health institutions that really pooled the world's resources to buy things that would make the people healthier.
Ashok Alexander, the author of the book and founder-director of the organisation Avahan, spent a minimum of four days in the field every week, to understand and build relationships with sex workers
The removal of Nachiket Mor half-way through his tenure is a rare incident in the RBI and would certainly have not gone down well with the central bank's top brass
Bill Gates lauds Narendra Modi for improving sanitation in India, says 'time to build on Swachh Bharat's success'
Since the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission, over eight crore toilets have been built across India and over five lakh villages have been made open defecation free.
Many private sector doctors in India miss signs of tuberculosis, give inadequate treatment: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation study
Many private sector doctors in India miss the signs of tuberculosis and therefore provide patients inadequate treatment, according to a new study published on Tuesday involving people hired to act out the symptoms.
Bill Gates says jobs growth in India is linked to quality education; universities and schools must foster innovation
Microsoft founder Bill Gates believes the private sector is where most jobs will be created, and that there is opportunity to get way more out of the private sector.
IIM-Ahmedabad sets aside $25 mn for startups under Bharat Inclusion Initiative; lists four focus areas
It will invest in seed and pre-series-A startups through a dedicated Bharat Inclusion Seed Fund - which announced its initial closing at $7.5 million and is expected to make a final close at $15 million by July
Digitisation can leapfrog India into inclusive growth and help with education system, says Microsoft founder Bill Gates
"Absolutely yes," Gates said when asked if digitisation and modern technologies would help India achieve the goals of an ideal society as being articulated by top Indian leaders' post-independence.
UIDAI slams enrolment software breach reports, says stringent processes in place; Gates bats for Aadhaar
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funded the World Bank (WB) to take India's Aadhaar approach to other countries.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates believes Aadhaar does not pose a privacy issue and could be emulated in other countries
"Aadhaar in itself doesn't pose any privacy issue because it's just a bio ID verification scheme," said Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft.