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Warren Buffett donates $2.9 bn to Gates Foundation, 4 family charities
This is Buffett's latest but not largest contribution in his plan to give away his fortune.
View: Government should now focus on inter-state coordination for a subject like agriculture
The last few months have brought game-changing a...
First drug proves able to improve survival from COVID-19
The drug was given either orally or through an IV. After 28 days, it had reduced dea...
COVID-19: Infections rise, so do vaccine trials
Ever since the Covid-19 outbreak late last year, the world has been moving much faster with regards to working on a vaccine and a possible cure for Covid-19.
ACT Grants partners with Gates Foundation, MSDF & Wadhwani Foundation for combating COVID-19
ACT Grants said it has brought together the collective strength of over 50 venture capital firms, 40 start-ups and some of India's entrepreneurs in the fight against COVID-19.
Google, Gates Foundation join hands to bring digital payments to disadvantaged communities
Mojaloop aims to provide "more affordable, accessible digital financial services" to people.
EU governments ban malaria drug for COVID-19, trial paused as safety fears grow
The moves by France, Italy and Belgium followed a World Health Organization decision on Monday to pause a large trial of hydroxychloroquine due to safety concerns.
For a global cause: Gates Foundation pledges $100 mn for coronavirus
The foundation also plans to commit up to $60 mn to accelerate the discovery, development and testing of vaccines.
Women want to do more, but access to credit is still missing: Alka Upadhyaya
As per World Bank’s Findex data, 42% of women’s accounts are dormant, 23% are excluded from formal financial services and 35% are non dormant users. The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) raised women’s ownership of bank accounts from 43% in 2014 to 77% in 2017.
Melinda Gates gives a 'D-minus' to Trump administration for handling Covid-19 crisis
The philanthropist stressed the need for more testing and contact tracing to curb the spread in America.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-backed Janitri is preventing newborn deaths in rural India
In an era where technology has made healthcare easier, faster, and cheaper, maternal healthcare is still expensive and riddled with issues. Arun Agarwal’s low-cost portable device which measures fetal heart rate and uterine contractions is the need of the hour.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to honour PM for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be recognised with an award for his Clean India initiative, it was announced on Monday. The fresh honour f...
Cabinet gives ex-post-facto nod to MoC between health department, Gates Foundation
It covers areas of cooperation aimed at reducing maternal, neonatal and child morbidity and mortality, improve key nutrition outcomes by improving the reach, coverage and quality of essential primary health, immunization and nutrition services.
Every 5th fire death in world is in India
With 27,027 deaths, every fifth fire-related death in the world in 2017 took place in India. Around 9 million fire incidents and 1.2 lakh deaths were recorded across the globe that year.
Cabinet nod to agreements on mobility, space, polar science
The agreement was signed in March 2018 during the state visit of the French president to India and is initially valid for seven years.
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