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India's vaccination feat a ‘testament’ to its ability, says Bill Gates

On Thursday, the country achieved the milestone of administering more than 1 billion (100 crore) doses of Covid-19 vaccines.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (Reuters/ File photo)
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (Reuters/ File photo)
Updated on Oct 22, 2021 01:14 PM IST
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All pics from Bill Gates' daughter Jennifer Gates' wedding to Nayel Nassar

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates' daughter Jennifer Katherine Gates married her longtime boyfriend, Nayel Nassar. The two exchanged their vows at the Gates family farm in Westchester, New York, this weekend. The couple's photos have been doing the rounds on social media, and their wedding looks straight out of a fairytale.(Instagram) 8
Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates' daughter Jennifer Katherine Gates married her longtime boyfriend, Nayel Nassar. The two exchanged their vows at the Gates family farm in Westchester, New York, this weekend. The couple's photos have been doing the rounds on social media, and their wedding looks straight out of a fairytale.(Instagram)
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 05:02 PM IST
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In 2008, warned Gates against sending ‘flirtatious’ email to employee: Microsoft

The case, however, was dropped after Gates said he would refrain from doing so, the company said.
Bill Gates (File Photo/AFP)
Bill Gates (File Photo/AFP)
Published on Oct 19, 2021 07:44 AM IST
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Pak PM Imran Khan requests Bill Gates for financial support for Afghans

  • Khan thanked the BMGF for its continued support in Pakistan’s fight against polio.
Khan apprised Bill Gates, who is the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), regarding Pakistan’s and Afghanistan’s efforts to eradicate polio.(Reuters)
Khan apprised Bill Gates, who is the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), regarding Pakistan’s and Afghanistan’s efforts to eradicate polio.(Reuters)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 05:57 PM IST
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Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

‘Space? We have a lot to do here’: Bill Gates talks on space exploration

“I have become obsessed with things like Malaria and HIV and getting rid of those diseases and I would probably bore people at cocktail parties talking about diseases. Space? You know, we have a lot to do here on earth,” Bill Gates said.
American billionaire Bill Gates.(AFP)
American billionaire Bill Gates.(AFP)
Published on Sep 25, 2021 05:48 PM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Bill Gates, WHO praise India for 1 crore vaccinations in a day | Covid

Bill Gates, WHO's Soumya Swaminathan congratulated India on crossing 1-crore daily vaccination mark (Agencies)
Bill Gates, WHO's Soumya Swaminathan congratulated India on crossing 1-crore daily vaccination mark (Agencies)
Published on Aug 28, 2021 01:46 PM IST
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'Tremendous milestone': Bill Gates after India's 10 mn vaccine doses in a day

As India reached a new record on Covid-19 vaccination, Bill Gates took to his official Twitter handle and wrote, "Congratulations, India, on reaching this tremendous milestone." He also shared a news article on the vaccine coverage.
American business magnate Bill Gates congratulated India for reaching a record vaccination milestone against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). (File Photo)
American business magnate Bill Gates congratulated India for reaching a record vaccination milestone against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 28, 2021 12:08 PM IST
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Bill Gates to extend $1.5 billion in climate help if US enacts law to cut carbon

A $1.2 trillion infrastructure package passed by the US Senate this week would funnel billions of dollars to the Department of Energy for projects battling climate change.
Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates (File Photo / AFP)
Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates (File Photo / AFP)
Published on Aug 13, 2021 07:23 AM IST
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‘It was a huge mistake’: Bill Gates regrets meeting Epstein for 'philanthropy'

  • Bill Gates and his wife Melinda French Gates announced their divorce in May, triggering media scrutiny of the Microsoft co-founder's alleged extramarital affairs.
The divorce of Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates has been finalised.(AFP)
The divorce of Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates has been finalised.(AFP)
Published on Aug 05, 2021 07:10 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

'Spoke with Bill Gates': Imran Khan on Pakistan’s polio eradication program

  • Wild poliovirus currently impacts only two countries in the world-Afghanistan and Pakistan
Imran Khan mentioned that polio cases in Pakistan have come down drastically in one year. REUTERS/Saiyna Bashir(REUTERS)
Imran Khan mentioned that polio cases in Pakistan have come down drastically in one year. REUTERS/Saiyna Bashir(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 24, 2021 04:15 PM IST
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Buffett resigns as trustee of Gates Foundation

Bill Gates and his wife Melinda, co-founders of the foundation, filed for divorce in May after 27 years of marriage but pledged to continue their philanthropic work together.
Warren Buffett made a $4.1 billion annual philanthropic contribution and said he’s halfway through his goal of giving away most of his money. The billionaire investor also said he is stepping down as trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as he exits all other corporate boards.(AP)
Warren Buffett made a $4.1 billion annual philanthropic contribution and said he’s halfway through his goal of giving away most of his money. The billionaire investor also said he is stepping down as trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as he exits all other corporate boards.(AP)
Published on Jun 23, 2021 06:00 PM IST
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Bill Gates drove to office in Mercedes, left in Porsche to meet women: Report

  • Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates announced their divorce last month after 27 years of marriage.
A file photo of philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates (right) and his wife Melinda. (Reuters)
A file photo of philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates (right) and his wife Melinda. (Reuters)
Published on Jun 09, 2021 03:28 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Long before divorce, Bill Gates' conduct upset Melinda: Report

Bill Gates pursued women who worked for him at Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on several occasions, the New York Times reported, quoting people familiar with the developments.
One of the main reasons for Bill Gates' divorce with Melinda Gates is believed to be the world-famous software pioneer's questionable behaviour in work-related settings.(AFP)
One of the main reasons for Bill Gates' divorce with Melinda Gates is believed to be the world-famous software pioneer's questionable behaviour in work-related settings.(AFP)
Published on May 20, 2021 11:43 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Microsoft investigated Gates over 'relationship' with employee: Report

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft board members hired a law firm in late 2019 after a Microsoft engineer alleged in a letter that she had a sexual relationship with Bill Gates over several years.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (Reuters File photo)
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (Reuters File photo)
Published on May 17, 2021 06:17 AM IST
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Here's what Melinda Gates may spend her fortune on after her divorce

Melinda Gates' philanthropic engagement with the world points towards what is expected of her in the decades ahead, according to a CNN report.
Melinda Gates and husband Bill Gates have announced that they are going to end their marriage of 27 years.(AP)
Melinda Gates and husband Bill Gates have announced that they are going to end their marriage of 27 years.(AP)
Published on May 12, 2021 11:29 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Gates marriage 'irretrievably broken' since 2019 over Epstein link: Report

The report suggests that Melinda French Gates' unease about her ex-husband’s ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein dates back to at least 2013.
The couple said that they plan on remaining co-chairs and trustees of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.(Reuters)
The couple said that they plan on remaining co-chairs and trustees of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.(Reuters)
Published on May 10, 2021 02:26 PM IST
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Genetically modified mosquitoes released in US to fight disease-carrying species

Oxitec claims that the technology also removes all requirements for adult-mosquito rearing and releases and eliminates the potential for female releases.
Four per cent of the mosquito population in Keys is of Aedes aegypti but is responsible for all the mosquito-borne diseases transmitted to humans like dengue, Zika, yellow fever.(File photo)
Four per cent of the mosquito population in Keys is of Aedes aegypti but is responsible for all the mosquito-borne diseases transmitted to humans like dengue, Zika, yellow fever.(File photo)
Updated on May 07, 2021 06:09 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Melinda Gates gets billions in shares from Cascade, Bill Gates's biggest asset

Cascade shifted about $1.8 billion of shares in Canadian National Railway Co. and AutoNation Inc. this week to Melinda Gates, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.
In identical tweets, Bill and Melinda Gates said they had made the decision to end their marriage of 27 years.(Reuters)
In identical tweets, Bill and Melinda Gates said they had made the decision to end their marriage of 27 years.(Reuters)
Published on May 06, 2021 02:25 PM IST
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News updates from HT: Row after several killed in violence post-Bengal polls

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 9am on May 4, 2021 (Tuesday). Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
BJP office and shops vandalized by unidentified people, in Ghoshpara road of Bhatpara on Monday. (ANI Photo)
BJP office and shops vandalized by unidentified people, in Ghoshpara road of Bhatpara on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Published on May 04, 2021 08:56 AM IST
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Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce after 27 years of marriage

  • The couple were married in 1994 in Hawaii. They met after she began working at Microsoft as a product manager in 1987.
In identical tweets, Bill and Melinda Gates said they had made the decision to end their marriage of 27 years. REUTERS/Sebastian Derungs/File Photo(REUTERS)
In identical tweets, Bill and Melinda Gates said they had made the decision to end their marriage of 27 years. REUTERS/Sebastian Derungs/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on May 04, 2021 03:56 AM IST
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Bill Gates is reaching for the high-hanging fruit on climate

To overwork the fruit metaphor, the climate can’t be saved unless all the fruit is picked, including the stuff on the very highest branches. And the effort has to start now.
A better strategy, Gates writes, is to focus investments on two priorities: installing as much zero-carbon generation as possible, and electrifying as many processes and products as possible in anticipation of the day when all electricity will be carbon-free.(File photo)
A better strategy, Gates writes, is to focus investments on two priorities: installing as much zero-carbon generation as possible, and electrifying as many processes and products as possible in anticipation of the day when all electricity will be carbon-free.(File photo)
Published on Apr 06, 2021 06:24 PM IST
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Bill Gates says some US government tax proposals have gone ‘too far’

  • The commentary follows a recent proposed wealth tax from Senator Elizabeth Warren that called for a 2% annual tax on households and trusts valued at between $50 million and $1 billion. All net worth over $1 billion would be taxed at 3%.
Bill Gates during a conversation at the 2019 New Economy Forum in Beijing, China.(Reuters file photo)
Bill Gates during a conversation at the 2019 New Economy Forum in Beijing, China.(Reuters file photo)
Updated on Mar 20, 2021 06:16 AM IST
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Bitcoin tumbles below $50,000 as caution about rally takes hold

The cryptocurrency fell as much as 11% to below $50,000. At one point Monday the digital currency plunged 17% before paring the worst of the slide.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates were the latest to weigh into a debate over the digital coin. Gates cautioned about how investors can be swept up in manias, while Yellen said Bitcoin is an “extremely inefficient way of conducting transactions.”(REUTERS)
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates were the latest to weigh into a debate over the digital coin. Gates cautioned about how investors can be swept up in manias, while Yellen said Bitcoin is an “extremely inefficient way of conducting transactions.”(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 23, 2021 12:08 PM IST
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India must set example in climate crisis fight: Bill Gates

“When most people think about climate, they think about making electricity and about passenger cars mostly. They aren’t aware that there are many other sources of CO2 emissions. Electricity, transport, food, buildings and manufacturing are the biggest areas of emissions,” Gates said.
Bill Gates, Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, attends a conversation at the 2019 New Economy Forum in Beijing, China.(Reuters/ File photo)
Bill Gates, Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, attends a conversation at the 2019 New Economy Forum in Beijing, China.(Reuters/ File photo)
Updated on Feb 16, 2021 02:42 AM IST
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Microsoft launches Taj Mahal inspired engineering hub in Noida

  • The IDC is said to be inspired by the Taj Mahal. Microsoft said that its design will amalgamate the company's technological prowess with locally sourced materials. It will feature artworks by local artisans and incorporate features of the Taj, like vaulted doorways, marble inlays and domes, arches.
The Noida IDC is said to be inspired by the Taj Mahal, an UNESCO world heritage site and one of the seven wonders of the world, located less than 200 kilometers away in Agra.
The Noida IDC is said to be inspired by the Taj Mahal, an UNESCO world heritage site and one of the seven wonders of the world, located less than 200 kilometers away in Agra.
Published on Jan 28, 2021 09:51 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

'Crazy and evil': Bill Gates surprised by pandemic conspiracies about him

In an interview with Reuters, Gates said the millions of online posts and "crazy conspiracy theories" about him and about top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci had likely taken hold in part because of the combination of a frightening viral pandemic and the rise of social media.
Philanthropist and Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates.(AP)
Philanthropist and Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates.(AP)
Published on Jan 27, 2021 02:28 PM IST
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Bill Gates hails India’s leadership in scientific innovation, vaccine manufacturing

“It’s great to see India’s leadership in scientific innovation and vaccine manufacturing capability as the world works to end the Covid-19 pandemic,” the Microsoft founder tweeted.
File Photo: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (gatesnotes.com)
File Photo: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (gatesnotes.com)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 01:45 PM IST
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From ‘impotency’ to ‘microchip’: Dangerous conspiracy theories surrounding Covid-19, vaccines

While the governments and health authorities have been working to contain the virus and slow down its transmission, they have also been struggling to put a lid on wild and baseless conspiracy theories.
A conspiracy theory claimed that Bill Gates had planned to use a potential Covid-19 vaccine to implant microchips to monitor the movement of billions of people.(AP)
A conspiracy theory claimed that Bill Gates had planned to use a potential Covid-19 vaccine to implant microchips to monitor the movement of billions of people.(AP)
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 05:37 PM IST
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‘We may be back to normal in 2022’: Bill Gates

The conversation ranged from the development of vaccines to the stuttering progress of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance’s Covax programme, which aims to ensure Covid-19 vaccines are accessible and affordable for poor countries, to the timing of the world’s return to normalcy.
Bill Gates said by the summer of 2021, the rich countries may have more vaccine coverage than other countries.(REUTERS)
Bill Gates said by the summer of 2021, the rich countries may have more vaccine coverage than other countries.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 10:30 AM IST
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Gates Foundation pledges $250 mn more for fight against Covid-19

“Whether (the world) gets better for everyone depends on the actions of the world’s leaders and their commitment to deliver tests, treatments and vaccines to the people who need them,” said Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation.
The Gates Foundation’s latest contribution, its largest till date, comes on top of the $70 million funding that it added in November. This brings its total commitments to the global pandemic response to $1.75 billion, the foundation said.(Reuters file photo)
The Gates Foundation’s latest contribution, its largest till date, comes on top of the $70 million funding that it added in November. This brings its total commitments to the global pandemic response to $1.75 billion, the foundation said.(Reuters file photo)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 12:39 PM IST
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