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International Women's Day: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledges $170 mn for women's empowerment in India, 3 other countries
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International Women's Day: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledges $170 mn for women's empowerment in India, 3 other countries

On the eve of International Women's Day, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a $170 million project aimed at advancing women's economic empowerment in four countries, including India.

Bill Gates remembers his first meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu
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Bill Gates remembers his first meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates on Friday said he was really excited at meeting AP chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu for the first time over 20 years ago.

12 thousand malnourished kids at anganwadis in six states identified through smartphones
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12 thousand malnourished kids at anganwadis in six states identified through smartphones

The government is now planning to cover 1,50,000 anganwadis across 77 districts in eight states by the end of this year.

A month after Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates joins Instagram with 'thisisbillgates' ID
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A month after Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates joins Instagram with 'thisisbillgates' ID

With an account going by the name thisisbillgates, Bill Gates had signed in for the photo sharing platform from Tanzania

Bihar: Diarrhoea, pneumonia kill children but parents shun life-saving facilities
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Bihar: Diarrhoea, pneumonia kill children but parents shun life-saving facilities

Up to 10.7% of children in Bihar suffered from diarrhoea and 6.8% suffered from acute respiratory illnesses two weeks before the survey, according to data from the National Family Health Survey, 2015-16

Here are some tech philanthropists and their plans to make the world a better place by spending billions
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Here are some tech philanthropists and their plans to make the world a better place by spending billions

The road to utopia is paved with billions of dollars, here are the world changing plans of philanthropists who made fortunes from technology companies.

Gates foundation to provide tech support, MoC signed with WCD
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Gates foundation to provide tech support, MoC signed with WCD

Women and Child Development Ministry on Friday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The emergence of tech philanthropy: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is just one of them
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The emergence of tech philanthropy: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is just one of them

Congratulations Mark! You and your wife have become parents. You’re 31. You’re young, like more than 60 percent of India is.

Greenpeace ugly, Ford tolerable, Gates good: How Modi govt is classifying NGOs
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Greenpeace ugly, Ford tolerable, Gates good: How Modi govt is classifying NGOs

This is not to argue that an international NGO should blithely disregard a country’s regulations just because its stated mission is doing good. As Salman Khan has proved to us yesterday, Being a (good) Human does not put you above the law.

Photos: Bill and Melinda Gates pay a home visit to Nitin Gadkari
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Photos: Bill and Melinda Gates pay a home visit to Nitin Gadkari

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari welcomed American billionaire philanthropist couple Bill and Melinda Gates at his residence in New Delhi on Friday. Bill Gates is the chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the world's largest privately funded foundations.

Research to develop HIV vaccine receives $25mn from Gates Foundation
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Research to develop HIV vaccine receives $25mn from Gates Foundation

Oregon researchers developing a vaccine that has shown promise in preventing HIV infection in primates said on Wednesday they have been awarded a $25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Our polio funds will run out in two months: Pakistan
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Our polio funds will run out in two months: Pakistan

Pakistan's health ministry has said that if new funds are not arranged for the delayed anti-polio campaign, it is likely to halt after two months

There will be almost no poor countries by 2035: Bill Gates
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There will be almost no poor countries by 2035: Bill Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates are optimistic about the future for the world's poor and say three myths are hampering progressive efforts to fight disease and poverty.

'Ananya' programme providing health care services in Bihar via mobile phone
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'Ananya' programme providing health care services in Bihar via mobile phone

The simple mobile phone is being used to provide a range of health services in some districts of Bihar, especially in maternal and child care, an expert said

Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next
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Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next

A USD 5-million project to develop environment friendly toilets in China, which is being funded by Bill Gates, is expected to be replicated in India.

Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next
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Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next

A USD 5-million project to develop environment friendly toilets in China, which is being funded by Bill Gates, is expected to be replicated in India.

Bill Gates has reportedly invested in a scientific social network
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Bill Gates has reportedly invested in a scientific social network

Guess who else is jumping onto the social networking bandwagon? Bill Gates has reportedly invested in a Berlin based company building a social networking website for the scientific community.

Bill Gates foundation to grant $1 million for 'Next Gen Condom'
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Bill Gates foundation to grant $1 million for 'Next Gen Condom'

The primary drawback from the male perspective is that condoms decrease pleasure as compared to no condom. So a 'next-generation' condom would, perhaps, find some way to increase sensation to get men to use them more often.

Bill Gates foundation to grant $1 million for 'Next Gen Condom'
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Bill Gates foundation to grant $1 million for 'Next Gen Condom'

The primary drawback from the male perspective is that condoms decrease pleasure as compared to no condom. So a 'next-generation' condom would, perhaps, find some way to increase sensation to get men to use them more often.

Bill Gates talks Windows 8, Steve Jobs and philanthropy at Reddit AMA
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Bill Gates talks Windows 8, Steve Jobs and philanthropy at Reddit AMA

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft conducted a fun ‘Ask Me Anything’ session on Reddit on Monday answering questions about Steve Jobs, Windows...