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Bill Gates Praises Akshay’s Film ‘Toilet:Ek Prem Katha’

[Mumbai]Bill Gates Praises Akshay’s Film ‘Toilet:Ek Prem Katha’
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says in a tough year like 2017, Akshay Kumar-starrer “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” emerged as one of the highlights for him.
The 62-year-old entrepreneur and philanthropist gave a 10-tweet rundown for the year that is nearing its end, sharing some of posts that inspired him in 2017.
“There’s no denying that 2017 was a really tough year…
but it also delivered some amazing moments of hope and progress. Here are some inspiring tweets that you may have missed,” Gates tweeted.
The business magnate shared a link discussing the importance of the Shree Narayan Singh directorial in addressing the health and hygiene issue which India continues to grapple with.
“‘Toilet: A Love Story’, a Bollywood romance about a newlywed couple, educated audiences about India’s sanitation challenge,” Gates wrote in the post, which was later retweeted by Akshay.
The film, released on August 11, is based on the Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan, initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Fortunate Apple Chief Tim Cook Joins International Top Brass Of Fortune Donors

Fortunate Apple Chief Cook Joins International Top Brass Of Fortune Donors
Apple chief Tim Cook Vowed To Donate His Wealth To Charity
He Has $400 Million[est]In His Wallet
Timothy Donald “Tim Cook” is an American business executive+CEO of Apple Inc
He joined Apple in March 1998 as Senior Vice President
He was named the CEO of Apple on August 24, 2011, when he succeeded Steve Jobs.
Cook was born in Mobile, Alabama, United States+grew up in nearby Roberts dale.
His father, Donald, was a shipyard worker, and his mother, Geraldine, worked at a pharmacy
Cook graduated from Roberts dale High School. He earned a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University in 1982, He is Master of Business Administration from Duke University’s School of Business in 1988
As Per Fortune magazine, Apple chief Tim Cook is joining
Mark Zuckerberg,
Bill Gates and
other technology titans who have vowed to donate their wealth to charities,

Gates Foundation announces $ 7 lakh for J&K relief operations

Gates Foundation announces $ 7 lakh for J&K relief operations
. Bill Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced emergency relief of US $ 7 lakh for the flood victims of
J & K, in response to a request for his home state from Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science & Technology + Earth Sciences+ MoS in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)+Personnel+Public Grievances +Pensions+Space + Atomic Energy.
The announcement was made by Mr. Gates when he called on Dr. Jitendra Singh here today to discuss mutually shared areas of interest.
Minister and Guest talked about shared areas of focus, including the existing Memorandum of Understanding between the Foundation and the Department of Biotechnology/ Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) for their Grand Challenges initiative.
This initiative promotes Indian Innovations in the areas such as sanitation + malnutrition, to help all children survive, thrive and reach their full potential.
Mr. Bill Gates said, “I share the Minister’s belief in the power of technology to change the world and I applaud his commitment to harnessing the power of Indian innovation to save lives, through initiatives such as Reinvent The Toilet Challenge: India”.
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The Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates calling on the Minister of State for Science & Technology (I/C), Earth Sciences (I/C), Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Deptt. of Atomic Energy and Deptt. of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh, in New Delhi on September 19, 2014.