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Forbes List of World’s Richest People 2015

The world with its IT sector revolution is supposed to make and unmake rich people overnight but going by the Forbes new list of world’s richest people, the first impression was similar as was last year’s. The names remain unchanged and figures struggle to reflect same numbers and the list lacks enthusiasm for upcoming and ambitious businessmen to reach the ...

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17 foreigners, NRIs, 4 Swamijis among 104 Padma awardees this year

Seventeen people from other countries, including a few of Indian origin, are among 104 people chosen for the Padma awards this year coinciding with the Republic Day on Monday. Karim Al Hussiani Aga Khan of France has been conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award. Manjul Bhargava, David Frawley, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates – all from ...

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Flash News: Bill, Melinda Gates conferred Padma Bhushan

Averting the controversy over Padma awards this year, the government has brought in names of Bill Gates and his wife Milinda Gates for their philanthropic work, including their contribution to health care projects in India. Together the couple manage the Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation that is doing some pioneering work in tackling some critical problems in four program areas. ...

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Fundraising Crosses $100 million, 3500% More Than Last Year

Ice Bucket Challenge to help increase awareness for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosisis) or Lou Gehrig’s disease is revolutionizing fundraising pattern all over the world with celebrities taking the baton online from the other though they are physically disconnected. True to the trend that went viral, the ALS Association has said it was able to raise more than $100 million in ...

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CERN to Organize Second TEDx Conference on Future, Innovative Projects

CERN, the centre for global particle physics, will be hosting a second TEDx conference on 24 September 2014 on the theme “Forward: Charting the future with science” and some 15 speakers will present their innovative projects, which apply science to respond to problems facing the world today. The symposium will be grouped into three themed sessions – “adapt”, “change” and ...

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Control+Alt+Delete command a ‘mistake’ That Went Unaltered: Bill Gates

   It was in the late-1970s that the first PC maker IBM prepared proto-type of the current keyboard that faced the problem of frequent hang-up seeking rebooting the system altogether that one developer wrote a shortcut combining the three buttons Control, Alt and Delete in just five minutes. He nevr realized that the combo would end in a cultural trait ...

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Microsoft trusts in its top women honchos; Will it succeed?

Microsoft Corp. has replaced Windows Live Project President Steven Sinofsky with Julie Larson-Green, who will be promoted to lead all Windows software and hardware engineering. Another woman honcho Tami Reller retains her roles as chief financial officer and chief marketing officer and will assume responsibility for the business of Windows. Both executives will report directly to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. ...

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