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Pakistan will eradicate polio in upcoming year: PM Khan tells Bill Gates

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday had a telephonic conversation with philanthropist Bill Gates and discussed a range of issues including the polio eradication campaign. The prime minister said earnest efforts are continuing to further intensify the anti-polio campaign

Warren Buffett resigns as trustee of Gates Foundation

WASHINGTON: Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said he is resigning as a trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and has donated half his wealth to philanthropy since pledging 15 years ago to give away his fortune from running Berkshire

Bill Gates, EU pledge $1 billion boost for green technology

BRUSSELS: The European Union and an energy investment programme founded by Bill Gates plan to raise up to $1 billion to roll out the low-carbon technologies Europe is betting on to meet its climate change goals, According to the European

Bill and Melinda Gates divorce sparks a meme fest on social media

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have announced divorce after 27 years. The couple announced their split on Twitter and since then, their divorce has sparked a meme fest on social media and people are reacting differently, let’s

Bill Gates, wife Melinda announce divorce after 27 years

NEW YORK: Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have announced divorce after 27 years, the couple said in a joint statement Tuesday.  According to the statement, “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on

PM Imran, Bill Gates discuss COVID-19 response, climate change

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic conversation with renowned philanthropist Bill Gates discussed the next steps on COVID-19 response, polio eradication, and climate change. The Prime Minister expressed appreciation for the work of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

PM discusses polio eradication, COVID-19 situation with Bill Gates

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic conversation with philanthropist Bill Gates and exchanged views on the COVID-19 situation and polio eradication efforts in Pakistan. The prime minister shared Pakistan’s policy to control and mitigate the deleterious impacts of

Bill Gates acknowledges Pakistan’s efforts amid COVID-19 pandemic

RAWALPINDI: Philanthropist Bill Gates had acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts in managing the COVID-19 pandemic despite the current rise in cases. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa had a telephonic conversation with Bill Gates

Coronavirus will be eradicated by 2022: Bill Gates

NEW YORK: Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates has said that the global coronavirus will be eradicated in 2022. According to Gates, the epidemic will not last indefinitely. In an interview, he said he hopes life will return to normal

Gen Bajwa, Bill Gates discuss Pakistan’s COVID-19 response

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has a telephonic conversation with philanthropist Bill Gates and discussed  Pakistan’s COVID-19 response and resumption of polio eradication campaign. General Bajwa said success against the COVID-19 pandemic has been achieved due

International Lefthanders Day being observed today

ISLAMABAD: The International Left-handers Day is being observed across the world today. The day is marked every year on 13th August 13 to raise awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed in a predominantly right-handed world. The day

PM Imran, Bill Gates discuss COVID-19 response, polio campaign

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke with philanthropist Bill Gates to discuss the latest situation on COVID-19 response and resumption of polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan. During the conversation, the prime minister apprised Bill Gates about the improved COVID-19 situation

Bill Gates hails declining number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates has acknowledged that Pakistan is flattening the COVID-19 curve as the number of cases are declining in the country. In an interview with US media, Bill Gates hailed the coronavirus situation in Pakistan

COAS Bajwa discusses polio eradication drive with Bill Gates

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa held a telephone conversation with renowned philanthropist Bill Gates. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, the call with the Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) was held

The Coronavirus Conspiracy

Coronavirus – which first appeared in Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019 – has now spread to almost every corner of the world. More than 5 million people worldwide have been infected and around 300,000 people have lost their

Madonna pledges $1mn to help develop coronavirus vaccine

LOS ANGELES: Pop diva Madonna has pledged to support the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in order to help create a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. The 61-year-old singer released a statement saying she was impressed by the foundation, owned

Federer, Nadal match in South Africa shatters attendance record

CAPE TOWN: Tennis stars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal set a new attendance record for a tennis match, as more than 51,000 spectators turned up to watch a friendly exhibition in South Africa. A sellout crowd of 51,954 were in

Bill Gates predicted Chinese Coronavirus a year ago

Microsoft founder Bill Gates predicted in 2018 that a super-virus pandemic will breakout that could kill 33 million people in the first six months. In December 2018, Bill Gates said that the world is not prepared for pandemics amid an

Bill & Melinda Foundation to continue cooperation with Pakistan

ABU DHABI: Lauding Pakistan’s government for its efforts against diseases, Bill Gates vowed to continue bilateral cooperation with Pakistan. Talking to Special assistant to the prime minister on health Dr. Zafar Mirza, who called on him in Abu Dhabi, Bill

Alleviating poverty through Bill Gates

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ambitious poverty alleviation programme has received a huge boost. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have agreed to provide $200 million to support the government’s plan. This hefty amount would be spent in 2020 on over

Despite global outcry Modi receives award from Bill Gates

NEW YORK: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday swept aside an uproar from human rights advocates to receive an award from the Gates Foundation. The Gates Foundation has awarded Narendra Modi for taking an initiative in resolving open defecation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation honours Indian PM

New Delhi: “Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with yet another award, this time it’s by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for the PM’s ambitious pet project, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan( Clean India Mission),” stated by an Indian