Follow Us:
Friday, January 21, 2022

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


Gates Foundation to grant $50 mn for innovation in low, middle-income nations

November 10, 2021 7:30 am

The Grand Challenges Global Call to Action is a 10-year initiative that will prioritise grants to scientists from low-income and middle-income countries, and support a balanced representation of women principal investigators, a statement from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation has said.

‘Supporting India’s efforts in building vector surveillance capacity’: Gates Foundation Dy Director

August 20, 2021 10:41 am

Screening and surveillance are key to preventing reintroduction of lymphatic filariasis infection in large urban areas which provide ideal breeding sites for the vectors, says Dr Helen Jamet.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan discusses polio eradication drive with Bill Gates

June 25, 2021 3:23 pm

They exchanged views on the ongoing anti-polio campaign and public health challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, a statement from the prime minister's office said.

A culture of fear at the firm that manages Bill Gates’ fortune

May 27, 2021 1:18 pm

Gates’ reluctance to take decisive action at Cascade adds to an emerging portrait of the billionaire philanthropist that is at odds with his image as a roving global do-gooder and champion of women’s empowerment.

What the Gates divorce means for the Gates Foundation

May 05, 2021 2:21 pm

Bill and Melinda Gates may be splitting up, but the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation isn’t going anywhere.

Bill and Melinda Gates divorce: Wealth and philanthropy of the couple

May 04, 2021 1:52 pm

Here are details about the wealth and philanthropic activities of Bill and Melinda Gates.

Rajasthan girl Payal Jangid gets Changemaker Award from Gates Foundation

September 25, 2019 12:13 pm

Payal Jangid, who fought against her own marriage at a young age, is now campaigning to discourage child marriage and persuade parents to keep their children in education.

Gates Foundation announces USD 7 lakh for J-K flood relief

September 19, 2014 6:30 pm

The help came in response to a request from Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh, who hails from J&K.

Techie puts country before self,quits US job to improve sanitation

November 24, 2013 1:39 am

When software techie Swapnil Chaturvedi decided to chuck his high-paying job in the US in 2011 to to work in the field of toilet and sanitation in India,his friends thought he had literally lost it.

Bill Gates richest in America: Forbes

September 20, 2012 11:25 am

Bill Gates has retained his position as the richest person in America for the 19th year in a row.