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Sonia Gandhi ranked world’s sixth most powerful woman


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) India's ruling United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi has been ranked sixth, a notch ahead of US first lady Michelle Obama, in the Forbes magazine ... Read more...

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‘Sulabh toilet model can be adopted worldwide’


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak Sunday said Microsoft founder Bill Gates could adopt his NGO's model to build low-cost toilets in Asia, Africa and Latin ... Read more...

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Make CSR mandatory, says philanthropist Sitaram Jindal


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The idea of legislation for corporate houses to make charity mandatory might sound pushy, but veteran industry warhorse Sitaram Jindal, who set up his ... Read more...

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A new ‘Gate-way’ for India’s Africa diplomacy


May 31st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India has found a new gateway to project its Africa diplomacy as it explores a partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which is ... Read more...

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Bill Gates-Akhilesh to sign MoU on health


May 30th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday and offered the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's support to help improve health services ... Read more...

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Bill Gates to meet Akhilesh


May 29th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates will meet Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here Wednesday to discuss healthcare in the state.The 56-year-old Gates is likely discuss a ... Read more...

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Narayana Murthy among Fortune’s 12 ‘greatest entrepreneurs’


March 28th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 28 (IANS) Fortune magazine has listed Infosys co-founder N.R. Narayana Murthy among the 12 "greatest entrepreneurs of our time" with Apple's late chief Steve Jobs, Microsoft ... Read more...

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Bill Gates contributes $750 million to global AIDS fund


January 26th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Thursday announced his foundation will give $750 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria after ... Read more...

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Bill Gates lauds India’s polio eradication drive


January 10th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Praising India's efforts to curb polio with not a single case reported last year, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates advised countries around the world to learn ... Read more...

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Global health award for Bihar chief minister


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has been chosen for the first Gates Vaccine Innovation Award, instituted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, for the state's ... Read more...

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India uncomfortable with Bill Gates’ ‘Robin Hood’ tax


November 4th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) Even as Microsoft founder Bill Gates threw his weight behind a "Robin Hood" tax at the G20 Summit here Thursday, proposing levies on equity and ... Read more...

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Steve Wozniak talks about Steve Jobs


October 6th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak has reacted to the death of Steve Jobs. Wozniak and Jobs are regarded as the originators of the personal computer following ... Read more...

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World says iGrieve as Steve Jobs passes away


October 6th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Steve Jobs, the man who began tinkering with gadgets in his garage and then went on to power the iPod, iPad and iPhone that became ... Read more...

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Friends, fans, foes hail Apple’s visionary Jobs


October 6th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama put him among "the greatest of American innovators", rival Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates acknowledged his "profound impact" as tributes poured forth for ... Read more...

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Putin, Merkel, Gates nominated for Chinese peace prize


September 18th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates have been nominated for the Confucius Peace Prize, China's equivalent to ... Read more...

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Bill Gates wishes Murthy as he retires from Infosys


August 20th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) India's iconic figure N.R. Narayana Murthy was wished by Microsoft founder Bill Gates late Friday as he retired from Infosys Ltd that he co-founded three decades ... Read more...

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Gates worried over polio in Pakistan


June 18th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates has voiced concern about recurring cases of polio in Pakistan.Gates shared his worries with Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday ... Read more...

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Britain to donate $1.32 bn to vaccinate poor kids


June 13th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Britain would donate 814 million pounds ($1.32 billion) to help vaccinate poor children all over the world against diseases, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.Over ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta lived a double life: report


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Rajat Gupta, a former Indian American managing director of the global consulting firm McKinsey & Co, accused by US regulators of inside trading "has lived a ... Read more...

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India should be polio free in three years: Rotary International


March 30th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) Rotary International expects India to be the first to be free of polio among the four countries where it runs a campaign and that should happen ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India’s rich keen to give back to society: Buffet, Gates


March 25th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India's rich, with at least 50 dollar-billionaires, are more than willing to give back to the society in philanthropy, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and ... Read more...

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Making, giving money similar tasks to me: Bill Gates (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has created enough wealth to rank him the second richest person in the world with a net worth of $55 billion, ... Read more...

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Gates, Buffet in Indian capital with their ‘Giving Pledge’


March 24th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Two of the world's richest people, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and legendary investor Warren Buffett, arrived in the Indian capital Thursday to a packed ... Read more...

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Carlos Slim remains world’s richest person


March 11th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim maintained his position as the world's richest person, beating Microsoft founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett for the second ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Mittal replaces Mukesh Ambani as world’s richest Indian


March 10th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Steel Tycoon Lakshmi Mittal has clinched the title of the world's richest Indian from Reliance Industries' chief Mukesh Ambani.With a net worth of 31.1 billion dollars, ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak richest man in world with estimated 70 billion dollar fortune: Report


February 8th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8(ANI): Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is likely the richest man in the world with an estimated fortune worth about 70 billion dollars.According to the Guardian, Mubarak has money stashed ... Read more...

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Missing Google executive in Egypt to be released


February 7th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) A senior Google executive, who mysteriously went missing over a week ago after emerging as a key figure in the Egypt protests against the 30-year rule of ... Read more...

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Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton ‘most admired’ in US


December 28th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28 (ANI): President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were the "most admired" man and woman in the United States for 2010, a new survey has revealed.Obama, ... Read more...

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Time Person Of The Year 2010 Award Goes To Marc Zuckerberg!


December 16th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CEO of popular social networking site Facebook has added yet another feather to his cap of achievements. Marc Zuckerberg who shot to global fame after ... Read more...

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Facebook founders pledge to give away wealth to charity


December 10th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Facebook co-founders Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz have joined 15 other billionaires in a pledge to donate over half of their wealth to charity.Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old chief ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar shows development matters in Bihar too


November 24th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The thumping electoral victory for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar suggests development matters to voters, who seem to have valued the state's blistering economic growth ... Read more...

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Sonia among top 10 powerful people in world


November 4th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) India's ruling Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is among the top 10 most powerful people in the world, according to the Forbes magazine.Sonia, who is ahead of ... Read more...

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Four of Indian-origin among America’s 400 super-rich


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Four Indian Americans figure in Forbes magazine's annual list of the 400 richest Americans, with Microsoft founder Bill Gates topping for the 17th year in ... Read more...

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Bill Gates Holds On To Top Spot On Forbes 400


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a list that only a select few can ever dream of seeing their names on, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ensured that he is here to ... Read more...

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Bill Gates stays richest American for 17th year in a row


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23(ANI): Forbes magazine has named Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as the wealthiest person in America for the 17th year in a row.In the magazine's annual listing of 400 richest ... Read more...

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