Nov 20, 2019 09:08 AM IST
Gates, 64, who is also the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was keen to become acquainted with startups specialising in healthcare, sanitation, agricultural development, and financial services, areas of particular interest to him.
- Nov 17, 2019 08:22 PM IST
The collaboration will establish a research fellowship programme for young scientists in India and US to expand research that will advance discovery to improve clinical practice and benefit public health in both countries
- Nov 17, 2019 07:31 PM IST
In an exclusive interview to PTI, Gates, the world's richest person, specifically complimented India's Aadhaar identity system and the country's performance in the financial services and pharma sectors.
- Nov 17, 2019 12:35 PM IST
In an interview to PTI, Gates complimented India on a range of programmes like digitisation of payments to benefit the poor citizens, sanitation and polio eradication, adding his foundation is in the process of taking some of the successfully implemented ideas in the country to African continent.
- Jul 18, 2019 01:42 PM IST
Fashion empire Louis Vuitton head Bernard Arnault had the largest individual gain of $39 billion, which catapulted him to the second spot
- Jul 08, 2019 04:12 PM IST
Jobs, the former Apple CEO who died of pancreatic cancer in 2011, was an example of "don't do this at home" in his style of leadership, the billionaire philanthropist said.
- Feb 18, 2019 02:44 PM IST
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has supported the idea of taxing income over $10 million at 70 percent, which is currently 37 percent
- Jan 22, 2019 03:06 PM IST
Harari paints a fresh picture separating stories from reality as well as throws clear insights on what future we are building for ourselves and what we need to do to survive
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Gates, saying the scheme stems out of the government's commitment to provide top quality and affordable healthcare to the poor.
- Jan 17, 2019 03:39 PM IST
Ending epidemics of infectious diseases such as malaria, polio, HIV and malaria is proving tough, they said, but dramatic progress made by global aid mechanisms recent decades means the world's people are now healthier and more productive.
- Jan 10, 2019 02:42 PM IST
Each of their stories inspires one to accept no's and let failures not break one's determination to stay on the course
- Nov 27, 2018 02:37 PM IST
Gates also pointed out the accuracy with which the show was made and how the makers met with him during research for the show.
- Nov 06, 2018 07:04 PM IST
The billionaire said more than half of the world's population suffers without clean, comfortable sanitation facilities.
- Sep 05, 2018 08:42 PM IST
Apple took almost 38 years as a public company to achieve the trillion dollar milestone, while Amazon got there in 21 years.
- Jul 17, 2018 07:45 AM IST
Buffett's 13th annual donation comprised about 17.7 million Class "B" shares of Berkshire, valued at $192 each as of Monday's market close.
- Jun 25, 2018 04:06 PM IST
Globally, up to a million people die each year due to deaths caused by malaria.
- Jun 22, 2018 11:26 AM IST
Unable to select any particular candy, one of them declares to buy whole store
- Jun 14, 2018 06:50 PM IST
While Form Energy is working on low-cost, long-term, and high-density batteries, Quidnet is endeavouring to store power in the form of highly compressed water.
- May 25, 2018 05:59 PM IST
The billionaire philanthropist has been reading a fair amount this summer on high-brow concepts such as mortality, fate, morality and how we the world is getting becoming a better place to live in.
- May 05, 2018 03:22 PM IST
Calling India's public health a "mixed story", Gates said though it has made progress in almost every area of public health, there is still a long way to go in some areas related to child health.
- May 03, 2018 05:57 PM IST
The 62-year-old multi-billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist said Nandan Nilekani, Infosys founder who is considered as the chief architect of Aadhaar, was consulting and helping the World Bank on the project.
- Mar 07, 2018 09:25 AM IST
Announced yesterday, the investments focused in India, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda will target four key priorities - advancing gender equality, spreading digital financial inclusion, increasing job opportunities, and supporting the agricultural sector and women's support groups.
- Mar 01, 2018 02:00 PM IST
Gates alluded to the use of cryptocurrencies for buying illegal drugs like fentanyl and said that the anonymity it provides is not a good thing
- Feb 23, 2018 06:28 PM IST
After starting Microsoft, he became the youngest billionaire in history at that time, thirty years ago