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'We Could Be Entering Worst Part Of Pandemic': Bill Gates On Omicron Scare

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In a series of tweets, business tycoon Bill Gates raised concern over the rapid spread of Omicron.

PM Modi Meets Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates In Glasgow

Nov 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with the Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on the side-lines of UN conference on climate change.

India 'Steadfast Partner' In Global Fight Against Covid-19: PM Modi

As wishes pour in from various countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks world leaders for hailing India's feat of crossing 100 crore Covid vaccine doses.

Bill Gates Was Warned About Flirting In 2008: Microsoft

Oct 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Brad Smith, then Microsoft's general counsel and now its president and vice chair, along with another executive met with Bill Gates after the company discovered inappropriate emails to a mid-level employee.

Billionaire Warren Buffett Resigns As Trustee Of Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation

Buffett’s move comes just days after Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce

17 May, 2021

Microsoft Investigated Bill Gates Before He Stepped Down From Board In 2020: Reports

Associated Press (AP)

The Journal reported that Gates resigned before the board's investigation was finished, citing another person familiar with the matter.

04 May, 2021

Bill And Melinda Gates Announce Divorce After 27 Years Of Marriage

Associated Press (AP)

Bill and Melinda Gates were married in 1994 in Hawaii. They met after Melinda began working at Microsoft as a product manager in 1987.

07 January, 2021

Elon Musk Dethrones Jeff Bezos As The Richest Man

Outlook Web Bureau

Last year, Elon Musk's net worth soared by more than $150 billion in possibly the fastest bout of wealth creation in history.

05 January, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine: Bill Gates, Global Leaders Laud India's Scientific Leadership


Global recognition poured in after PM Modi said the world's biggest inoculation drive against coronavirus was set to begin in the country.

14 December, 2020

Next Four To Six Months Could Be Worst Of Pandemic: Bill Gates


The Covid-19 has so far killed more than 290,000 people in the US.

15 September, 2020

Bill Gates Says India's Role In Production Of Covid Vaccine Critical In Containing Pandemic


Bill Gates said the world is looking to India for large scale production of COVID-19 vaccine once it is rolled out.

27 July, 2020

Mukesh Ambani Could Become World's Second Richest Person By End Of 2021

Yagnesh Kansara

The speed with which RIL shares are rising and looking at its further potential, it is a matter of months before Ambani, who is currently world’s 5th richest person with a fortune of $81 billion, overtakes Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Bernard Arnault of Louis Vuitton.

21 July, 2020

Pandemic May Have To Wait For Vaccine, But Technology To Deal With Air Pollution Is Ready

Shekhar Tiwari

Breathing polluted air kills almost 2 million Indians each year and seriously shortens the lives of another 5-7 million annually.

22 April, 2020

Bill Gates Lauds PM Modi's 'Proactive Measures' in Combating Coronavirus In India


Gates, in a letter to Modi, said he was glad that the Indian government is fully utilizing its exceptional digital capabilities in its COVID-19 response and has launched the 'Aarogya Setu' digital app for coronavirus tracking.

14 March, 2020

Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board


Bill Gates owns 1.36 per cent of the shares in Microsoft, a company with a market capitalization of $1.21 trillion,

21 November, 2019

Heritage Seeds To Sprouted Dal Parantha, A Week Of Unusual Excitement

Charupadma Pati

While Smriti Irani and Bill Gates joined hands to create a repository of heirloom crops, the UNICEF brought out a booklet of healthy, trendy and pocket-friendly recipes.

25 September, 2019

PM Modi Gets 'Global Goalkeeper' Award For Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Outlook Web Bureau

Over 11 crore toilets were built in the country in the last five years, PM Modi said.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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