Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicBill Gates

Topic: Bill Gates

PM Modi meets Bill Gates in Glasgow, talks climate change, sustainable development

Gates in the past has reinforced his foundation's commitment to supporting India to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on health, nutrition, sanitation and agriculture.

Bill Gates & Melinda French Gates have 2 years to decide if they can share foundation

New York: Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates’s divorce is shaping up to have a more profound impact on their $50 billion foundation than...

Warren Buffett exits Gates Foundation amid Bill & Melinda’s divorce upheaval

Buffet is one of the Gates Foundation’s three board members. His resignation marks another shift in the long-time partnership, and friendship, with Bill Gates.

Michael Larson, manager of Gates’ $170 billion who was supposed to keep them out of the news

Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce announcement cracked the curated image. Unflattering details spilled out, including a report that Larson allegedly harassed & bullied some employees.

Indian economist Kalpana Kochhar joins Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Kochhar, who spent 3 decades at IMF, will retire on 30 July, and will join as Director of Development Policy and Finance, at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Bill-Melinda divorce forces $50 billion Gates Foundation to weigh changes

Mark Suzman, the Gates Foundation’s chief executive officer, has told employees he’s in talks to strengthen 'the long-term sustainability and stability of the foundation'.

Bill Gates was the boy genius who was going to save the world. Now he’s another #MeToo story

Bill Gates has had a storied life: Harvard drop out who became world's youngest billionaire (until Facebook's Zuckerberg), Microsoft founder. And now another MeToo example.

Bill Gates had an ‘affair’ with a Microsoft employee 20 years ago and it ended amicably

The investigation into the affair came at a time that was marked by a groundswell of discussion at Microsoft about the treatment of women and Me-Too conversations in the industry.

Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce after 27 years of being married, $146 billion at stake

The announcement has the power to ripple through the technology industry, range of business & real estate holdings as well as into the realms of global health, climate change policy.

‘Vaccine racist’: Bill Gates says no to sharing vaccine tech with developing nations, draws ire

Bill Gates was asked if it would be better to share intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines with developing countries. To this, he answered no.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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