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Microsoft’s Gates Gets Indira Gandhi Prize
AP Report ^
| July 25th 2009
Posted on 07/25/2009 8:35:08 PM PDT by Steelfish
Microsofts Gates gets Indira Gandhi Prize
Foundation has committed nearly $1 billion to India for health projects
NEW DELHI - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Saturday received the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development from India's president, a government statement said.
The prize recognizes his work with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It is awarded annually to individuals or organizations for creative efforts that promote peace, development and a new international economic order.
As of this month, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation had committed nearly $1 billion for health and development projects in India. Most of the money has gone to prevent AIDS and eradicate polio.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: billgates; gandhi; microsoft; philanthropy
posted on 07/25/2009 8:35:08 PM PDT
So Gates is a sort of Slumdog Millionaire Oscar winner?
posted on 07/25/2009 8:40:28 PM PDT
(Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
Ahh one thing Bill what about America?
posted on 07/25/2009 8:40:36 PM PDT
(Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
If all it takes is a billion to win a prize, our current president should be getting many awards in the months ahead
from all the muslim militant groups he is supporting with our tax dollars.
posted on 07/25/2009 8:42:10 PM PDT
(YO! You are also half white Â… recognize it, deal with it.)
Windoze fools, Linux rules.
posted on 07/25/2009 8:48:21 PM PDT
by HiTech RedNeck
(The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
It is amazing what you can buy with $1,000,000,000.
posted on 07/25/2009 8:52:07 PM PDT
(Psalm 109:8 ~ Let his days be few; and let another take his office.)
To: HiTech RedNeck
Windows promotes peace--
Can't launch missiles when you've got
the blue screen of death.
Always sad to see rich liberals with so much money, too dumb to realize that government take over will deny them the ability to be charitable
posted on 07/25/2009 9:02:17 PM PDT
Good for him for giving so much.
posted on 07/25/2009 9:13:05 PM PDT
( I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass... and I'm all out of bubblegum)
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