On January 05, 2017 15:33 (IST)
Mr Shah was USAID head under the Obama administration from 2009 to 2015.
On October 02, 2016 13:16 (IST)
Along with her husband Bill Gates, Melinda helps run the biggest philanthropy foundation, which has paid out almost $37 billion in grants since its inception in 2000.
On July 06, 2015 22:58 (IST)
Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.
On January 26, 2015 18:44 (IST)
Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates, co-founders and co-chairs of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke to NDTV's Dr Prannoy Roy on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum meet at Davos.
On June 08, 2014 16:14 (IST)
Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates has sold his entire stake in G4S Plc, the British security firm trying to bounce back from a series of scandals that have hurt its reputation and profits.
On May 28, 2014 21:15 (IST)
State Bank of India chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya and ICICI Bank managing director Chanda Kochhar are among the five women from India who featured in Forbes' 100 most powerful women in the world, a list topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
On April 07, 2014 13:31 (IST)
Gates, who runs the $38 billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said he thought people in China would take cues from central leadership on donations and worthy causes.
On January 24, 2014 15:30 (IST)
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, who is also the co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is speaking to NDTV's Vikram Chandra on the sidelines the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.
On December 17, 2013 21:43 (IST)
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Tuesday its new chief executive would be Susan Desmond-Hellmann.
On November 19, 2013 22:09 (IST)
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have topped Forbes' list of America's top 50 philanthropists who have given away the most money in 2012. The billionaire couple donated about $2 billion towards charitable causes last year.
On June 10, 2013 20:40 (IST)
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust and Cascade Investment, an asset management firm owned by Bill Gates - one of the world's richest people - increased their combined holding in G4S to 3.2 per cent last week by acquiring around 6 million more shares, G4S said on Monday.
On June 05, 2013 00:52 (IST)
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is leading a $35 million investment in ResearchGate, a Berlin-based network for scientists that ties into his interest in fighting disease.
On February 01, 2013 10:53 (IST)
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates today said India is becoming less dependent on aid and eventually would not need it.
On January 22, 2013 13:04 (IST)
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, are being credited rather than pilloried these days for saving the euro from disaster. Together with Prime Minister Mario Monti of Italy and the International Monetary Funds managing director, Christine Lagarde, they will be among the keynote speakers ...
On January 21, 2013 08:13 (IST)
William Henry 'Bill' Gates with an estimated wealth of $65 billion is as rich as two Kenyas, three Trinidads and a dozen Montenegros but is now engaged in the process of ridding himself of all the money in the hope of extending the lives of others less fortunate than himself.
On October 01, 2012 15:12 (IST)
As they work to give away part of Warren Buffett's roughly $47 billion fortune, his three children have adopted an approach that looks remarkably similar to their father's technique for making all that money. Like Buffett, each relies on tiny staffs. And just like their father invests only in businesses he understands, they restrict their giving to...
On August 22, 2012 20:07 (IST)
The list named women involved in policymaking, entertainment, technology and nonprofit organizations, etc.
On June 11, 2012 09:29 (IST)
The auction benefits the Glide Foundation, which helps the homeless in San Francisco.