Bill Gates on philanthropy, investing and his new venture Heliogen.
The US-based building intelligence solutions provider is opening office in Delhi soon, its fourth office in India. Currently, the firm has an engineering, product development and sales hub in Bengaluru, as well as sales and support services offices in Chennai and Mumbai.
Gates’s history makes him peculiarly ill-suited to understand how damaging debt divestment can be.
Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates spoke to Times Now’s Editor-in-Chief Rahul Shivshankar on Monday. Gates spoke on several issues, including India’s economy, welfare schemes.Why Bill Gates bullish on India despite economic growth hurdles
Bill Gates, philanthropist & Microsoft co-founder during launch function of book 'Health System for a New India: Building Blocks' stated that Improvements in Indian health system in the last decade are very significant. “Improvements in Indian health system in the last decade are significant. There are specific disease programmes and vaccine coverage has improved substantially. It was in 2011 that India had its last case of Polio,” said Bill Gates.Indian health system improved significantly over last decade: Bill Gates
Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates meets PM Narendra Modi in the national capital.Watch: Bill Gates meets PM Narendra Modi in Delhi
India has the potential for "very rapid" economic growth over the next decade, Bill Gates has said.
The Gates Foundation has been working with the state government to ensure health and education.
Bill Gates, who is currently on a three-day visit to India, said: "Our biggest work has been broadly in the health area helping to get new vaccines introduced, helping to look at innovations in some of the disease-specific areas, like tuberculosis or visceral leishmaniasis (VL) or lymphatic filariasis (LF)."
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Gates is on a three-day visit to India to assess the work that his foundation is carrying out here.
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and two ministers of state for agriculture will be present at the event, which is expected to see a participation from 108 countries and over 600 delegates.
The billionaire's 64th birthday was celebrated in typical, time-honoured tradition: With a top hat and several edible goodies.
The Amazon boss had ended Gates's 24-year run as the richest man in 2018.
According to Forbes' 'The Real-Time Billionaires List', Ambani's 'real-time net worth' stood at $60.8 billion on Thursday.
In March, Premji had executed a fresh bequest to his philanthropic chest, taking his total commitment to social impact to $21 billion and placing himself in the league of Bill Gates and George Soros.
The Gates fortune had about $60 bn of equity assets as of Monday, according to Bloomberg.
The stock — which has risen 36% so far this year — is trading at 21 times FY20 estimated earnings and 3.5 times book value. The RIL stock ended up 2.47% at Rs 1,547 on the BSE Wednesday. RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, with a net worth of $58 billion, remains the richest Asian.
Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, gave away this award to Mazumdar-Shaw in New Delhi on Nov 17 at an event to mark the celebration of 108th Foundation Day of ICMR. She was also recognised for her philanthropic efforts and providing better healthcare to people in India and globally through cost-effective life-saving therapies.
But splitting the company in two, and having two people doing the bad thing-- that doesn’t seem like a solution, Gates said.
On a year-to-date basis, Mukesh Ambani's wealth increased by $13.70 billion to $58 billion.
The duo distanced themselves from the day-today ops over the past year.
The report, titled New India: Building Blocks - Potential Pathways to Reforms, will be released on Monday. The report reveals India’s health system as a story of multiple fragmentations at the level of payers and risk pools, healthcare services and at digital backbone running it, the Aayog said on Friday
The roadmap has been outlined in a book titled New India: Building Blocks - Potential Pathways to Reforms released on Monday. The book, which is a synthesis of all the discussions and efforts initiated at the national-level workshop held last year, could form the basis of the way forward for the health sector in the upcoming Vision Document of the Aayog in 2020.
Financial stability is a pre-requisite for money policy to get transmitted to real economy, he said.
Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, committed investment worth $5 billion in the Indian market in 2016.
Bill Gates is just $4.1 billion behind Bezos at number two richest, worth $105.8 billion.
Banga is ranked 8th, while Ullal comes in at the 18th spot.
Gates has never ranked lower than No. 2 in the seven-year history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Bill Gates spoke of Jobs, the Apple Inc co-founder and chief executive officer who died of pancreatic cancer in 2011.
The Microsoft boss is in complete awe of once rival and competitor, Steve Jobs.
Microsoft has surged 38 per cent this year boosting the value of Gates’s 1 per cent stake.
High on Gates's summer selection for this year are books that deal with the idea of disruption.
Gates revealed allowing Google to develop Android and not creating a profitable model themselves was a mistake.
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Gates’ fortune, now $100 bn on the nose, hasn’t reached such heights since the dot-com boom.
Ace boxer Mary Kom was named as the most-admired woman in the country.
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The world's largest ambitious health care scheme PM-JAY will cover medical and hospitalisation expenses for almost all secondary care and most tertiary care procedures.
Accepting the award, Modi said he shared the honour with crores of Indians who had contributed to the success of the cleanliness mission.
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The reinvented toilet market could generate $6 billion a year worldwide by 2030, according to Gates.
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Gates, Head of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has donated nearly USD 1 billion in various projects in India in particular in fields related to health, and woman and child welfare.
Developing countries in Asia account for two-thirds of global energy growth, driving the growth of energy efficient Smart Building Technology.
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Gates said that though India has made progress in almost every area of public health, there is still a long way to go in some areas related to child health.
Appreciating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Digital India' campaign along with the socio-economic reforms, Gates said that digitisation can help monitor quality and eventually help the education system.
Gates Foundation has even funded the World Bank to take Aadhaar to other countries as it is worth emulating, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said.
According to the billionaire, the classic supply-demand economic model used worldwide no longer works.
While the first fund was focused on healthcare and education, this fund will also have significant focus on fintech, said Srikrishna Ramamoorthy, partner, Unitus Ventures.
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Microsoft Corporation co-founder Bill Gates has said that the US government is falling short in preparing itself and the world for the "significant probability of a large and lethal modern-day pandemic occurring in our lifetimes".
Modi is the only Indian politician on the list.
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Gates, 62, now stands shoulder to shoulder with 66 other prominent Chinese and foreign scientists who have been elected to the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) in 2017.
Organisations are talking about a triple bottomline — financial, social and environmental results.
The 2008 crisis led to the Great Recession, which saw 8.8 million jobs lost.
"I've paid more taxes, over $10 billion, than anyone else, but the government should require the people in my position to pay significantly higher taxes," Gates said.
We should all strive to follow Arun Jaitley's private maxim, “If you’ve got it, don’t just flaunt it but use it to help others.”
Both are committed to giving back to society, but they share love for a cards game.
Jeff Bezos’s net worth reached $105.1 billion on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
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For applications that will be filed in April 2020, the earliest successful applicants will be able to work in the US will be from October 1 that year.
The world’s second richest man reads about 50 books a year.
The CSR thing the Indian govt is doing as an experiment... I don’t think there’s any guarantee that the impact per rupee spent is going to be fantastic, Gates said.
Gates further said that getting the Goods and Services Tax (GST) passed was a step in positive direction.
The home minister also suggested that the foundation should concentrate on developing villages and make them "model villages" so that the local people get inspired.
WeWork’s “superpower,” to use a term apparently favored by its CEO, is taking those hallmarks from the unicorn era to their absolute extreme.
At the close of U.S. markets Friday, Bezos had a net worth of $93.8 billion.
Countries with limited space and poor solar conditions like the UK, as well as places with rapidly expanding power grids like India are ideally suited for fusion.
The idea that risk is something that can be easily calculated and managed is fundamentally wrong, even disastrous.
Arnault, chairman of LVMH, entered the ranks of centibillionaires on Tuesday as the luxury-goods maker climbed 2.9% to a record 368.80 euros a share.
The dal, which will be served tonight, has reportedly been in process since Tuesday.
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The 62-year-old technocrat and philanthropist will guest star in an episode which will air next month.
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Some in this list are prominent, like Elon Musk. Others are not so much so, like Pallonji Mistry.
The fear that capitalism might be failing forced 180 CEOs of the largest corporations in America to unveil last month a new statement of purpose.
Siddhartha’s final letter to his company and employees mentions pressure from lenders, a Private Equity professional and Income-Tax raids that sucked out liquidity in the form of cash and shares.
Shares of the online retailer rose 1.3 percent to $1,065.92 at 10:10 a.m. in New York, giving Bezos a net worth of $90.9 billion, versus $90.7 billion for Gates.
Commending the welfare schemes being run by the Gates Foundation in India, Singh said the scheme should also be implemented in Chhattisgah, Jharkhand and Odisha where there is a large tribal population.
Bill Gates is only one of many people in the tech world who have worried about automation and its threat to workers.
The charitable organisation, founded in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, listed MacKenzie Bezos.
BYJU's approach - backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative - contrasts with that of Khan Academy, which has won the backing of Bill and Melinda Gates.
The 62-year-old entrepreneur and philanthropist shared some of posts that inspired him this year.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is providing funding for a groundbreaking new technology which could revolutionise HIV prevention.
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