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Gates Foundation announces $7 lakh towards J&K flood relief

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative fosters scientific and technological innovation to solve key health problems in the developing world New Delhi: American business tycoon and philanthropist Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation today announced an emergency relief fund of $ 700,000 for the flood […]

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World’s first malaria vaccine works in major trial

World’s first malaria vaccine works in major trial

SEATTLE/LONDON: An experimental vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline halved the risk of African children getting malaria in a major clinical trial, making it likely to become the world’s first shot against the deadly disease. Final-stage trial data released on Tuesday showed it gave protection against clinical and severe malaria in five- to 17-month-olds in Africa, where the […]

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The black hole of philanthropy

The black hole of philanthropy

Economic Times Reported that the high-profile pledging of most of their wealth to philanthropy by American billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffet , and the contribution by Azim Premji of 8,846 crore to his foundation for education, the largest-ever donation by an Indian, have directed the spotlight on philanthropy. This is welcome. Though charity has […]

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