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Kuwaiti singer Shams Bandar sparks controversy after marriage proposal tweet to Bill Gates
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Kuwaiti singer Shams Bandar sparks controversy after marriage proposal tweet to Bill Gates

The 41-year-old singer’s tweet grabbed the attention of several media outlets and social media users

PM at COP26: From Mission Innovation to vaccine research, what Narendra Modi and Bill Gates discussed
India

PM at COP26: From Mission Innovation to vaccine research, what Narendra Modi and Bill Gates discussed

According to the statement by the Ministry of External Affairs, the prime minister expressed appreciation for the work being done by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in India

Bill Gates was warned in 2008 over inappropriate emails to Microsoft female employee
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Bill Gates was warned in 2008 over inappropriate emails to Microsoft female employee

A report by the Wall Street Journal revealed that the then president had flirted with the staffer and invited her to meet him outside of work

Bill Gates to lead foundation after two years if he and Melinda French Gates can’t work together
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Bill Gates to lead foundation after two years if he and Melinda French Gates can’t work together

Mark Suzman, the foundation’s CEO, said that the announcement was made so the former couple could be “transparent about an agreement they’ve made with each other”

Warren Buffett announces resignation as trustee of Gates Foundation, donates $4.1 billion
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Warren Buffett announces resignation as trustee of Gates Foundation, donates $4.1 billion

The 90-year-old business magnate did not give a reason for the resignation, which comes about seven weeks after Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce

Fascination with Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce is reminder of how obsession with celebrity gossip can overshadow philanthropy
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Fascination with Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce is reminder of how obsession with celebrity gossip can overshadow philanthropy

When big donors only hit the headlines because of private matters or cynicism about their charitable intent, it impedes public understanding of philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce after 27 years of marriage, ask for 'space and privacy'
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Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce after 27 years of marriage, ask for 'space and privacy'

The duo will work together for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a philanthropic organisation that focusses on health, development and education

India has world’s 3rd highest number of billionaires, says Forbes list; Mukesh Ambani named Asia's richest person
India

India has world’s 3rd highest number of billionaires, says Forbes list; Mukesh Ambani named Asia's richest person

Forbes' 35th annual list of the world's billionaires is topped by Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos for the fourth year in a row

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From Avni Doshi to Philip Pullman, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 6-10
Arts & Culture

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From Avni Doshi to Philip Pullman, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 6-10

Here is a list curated by Firstpost of online talks and discussion to tune into and participate in at the virtual JLF 2021.

How to Avoid Climate Disaster book review: Bill Gates points out realities of inaction in calm, reasoned manner
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How to Avoid Climate Disaster book review: Bill Gates points out realities of inaction in calm, reasoned manner

One conclusion sure to provoke debate is Gates’ contention that to conquer global warming, we need to produce at least some of our electricity from nuclear power, which he notes, is clean and safer than ever.

Jeff Bezos dethrones Elon Musk to assume top spot on billionaire list as Tesla Inc shares slide by 2.4%
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Jeff Bezos dethrones Elon Musk to assume top spot on billionaire list as Tesla Inc shares slide by 2.4%

The third spot on the billionaire list has been taken up by Bill Gates, while Bernard Arnault and Mark Zuckerberg take up the fourth and fifth spot respectively

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bill Gates says Games' fate depends on vaccine roll-out, Japanese media
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bill Gates says Games' fate depends on vaccine roll-out, Japanese media

Gates, whose foundation has donated $1.75 billion towards efforts to fight Covid-19, told Kyodo that the next few months would be crucial for the postponed 2020 Games.

2020, the year of conspiracy theories: As COVID-19 gripped the world, so did the desire for easy answers
World

2020, the year of conspiracy theories: As COVID-19 gripped the world, so did the desire for easy answers

Conspiracy theories offer simple, understandable explanations of events and help us regain a belief in human control over situations.

India records 83,809 new cases, COVID-19 tally crosses 49 lakh; 5 states account for 60% of active cases, says health ministry
India

India records 83,809 new cases, COVID-19 tally crosses 49 lakh; 5 states account for 60% of active cases, says health ministry

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 49,30,236 while the toll climbed to 80,776 with 1,054 people succumbing to the disease in 24 hours, the health ministry's data showed.

Twitter says attackers 'manipulated a small number of employees', downloaded data from up to eight non-verified accounts
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Twitter says attackers 'manipulated a small number of employees', downloaded data from up to eight non-verified accounts

Hackers accessed Twitter’s internal systems to hijack some of the platform’s top voices including US presidential candidate Joe Biden, billionaire Elon Musk and former president Barack Obama

Indian pharma industry capable of producing COVID-19 vaccines for entire world, says Bill Gates
India

Indian pharma industry capable of producing COVID-19 vaccines for entire world, says Bill Gates

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

Twitter hack: Compromised accounts will remain blocked until investigation completes, internal system access limited
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Twitter hack: Compromised accounts will remain blocked until investigation completes, internal system access limited

Twitter says the attack is "a coordinated social engineering attack" that targetted its employees with access to internal systems and tools.

Pfizer CEO says COVID-19 vaccine likely to be ready by October this year; 'will have enough evidence of safety, efficacy'
Business

Pfizer CEO says COVID-19 vaccine likely to be ready by October this year; 'will have enough evidence of safety, efficacy'

Pfizer is working with German firm Biontech for several possible vaccines in Europe and the United States, said the report.

Full text: Coronavirus vaccine could take two years, humankind has never had a more urgent task, writes Bill Gates
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Full text: Coronavirus vaccine could take two years, humankind has never had a more urgent task, writes Bill Gates

Humankind has never had a more urgent task than creating broad immunity for coronavirus.

Bill Gates lists out scientific advances needed to stop COVID-19 in online memo, says 'testing critical to control coronavirus'
Health

Bill Gates lists out scientific advances needed to stop COVID-19 in online memo, says 'testing critical to control coronavirus'

Testing is critical to getting the COVID-19 disease under control and beginning to re-open the economy, says Bill Gates