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Bill Gates reveals why this factory is breeding 30 million mosquitoes every week
World

Bill Gates reveals why this factory is breeding 30 million mosquitoes every week

Bill Gates ended his blog post by praising the World Mosquito Program for its efforts. The Microsoft co-founder wrote that these “amazing mosquitoes are taking flight and saving lives.”

Bill Gates hails PM Modi for prioritising healthcare, digital transformation while spearheading India's development
India

Bill Gates hails PM Modi for prioritising healthcare, digital transformation while spearheading India's development

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates remarks comes on the occasion of India's 76th Independence Day

Bill Gates gets nostalgic, shares 48-year-old resume; internet thanks Microsoft co-founder
World

Bill Gates gets nostalgic, shares 48-year-old resume; internet thanks Microsoft co-founder

Many users were left surprised to see that the Microsoft co-founder had included personal details like his weight and height in the document

'Truly an inspiration': Mahesh Babu's photo with Bill Gates breaks the internet
Entertainment

'Truly an inspiration': Mahesh Babu's photo with Bill Gates breaks the internet

In the photo, Mahesh Babu and his wife can be seen dressed casually, while the Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is dressed in a grey sweater and off-white trousers.

Inspired by India's efforts to curb carbon emissions: Bill Gates
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Inspired by India's efforts to curb carbon emissions: Bill Gates

Bill Gates said collective global action to address climate change is needed more than ever and India's role and leadership are crucial in ensuring that "we reach our climate goals"

Bill Gates praises India's COVID-19 vaccination drive; says, 'success offers lessons to world'
World

Bill Gates praises India's COVID-19 vaccination drive; says, 'success offers lessons to world'

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya met the Microsoft co-founder at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland's Davos to exchange perspectives on global health

Bill Gates tests COVID-19 positive; says 'isolating until healthy again'
World

Bill Gates tests COVID-19 positive; says 'isolating until healthy again'

Microsoft founder Bill Gates also said, 'I'm fortunate to be vaccinated and boosted and have access to testing and great medical care'

Watch: Bill Gates shares ‘leaping’ Insta-reel to mark Microsoft’s 47th birth anniversary
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Watch: Bill Gates shares ‘leaping’ Insta-reel to mark Microsoft’s 47th birth anniversary

In the video, Gates is jumping over a chair apparently at his company's office years ago.

Explained: What is Joe Biden's Billionaire Minimum Income Tax and how it will work?
World

Explained: What is Joe Biden's Billionaire Minimum Income Tax and how it will work?

The Biden administration is calling for a 20 per cent minimum tax rate on all American households worth more than $100 million

On Omicron surge, Bill Gates says world could be entering worst part of pandemic
Health

On Omicron surge, Bill Gates says world could be entering worst part of pandemic

In a series of tweets, the Microsoft co-founder said he has cancelled most of his holiday plans after his close friends have been infected with the Omicron variant

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

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
World

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
World

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
Business

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
World

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'
World

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
World

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.