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Honoured to receive the Padma Bhushan award: Bill and Melinda Gates



New Delhi: Bill and Melinda Gates today stated that they feel really thankful to the Indian government for naming them for the Padma Bhushan.

“We are honoured to receive the Padma Bhushan award for social work alongside so many distinguished awardees and thank the government of India for conferring this high distinction upon us,” they said in a statement.

The couple said their work was guided by the belief that all lives have equal value. “We are excited to see the extraordinary progress that India is making in improving the lives of its people.”

“With landmark policy announcements in healthcare, sanitation and financial inclusion, it has shown that, with the political will, the right tools and strong partnerships, it is possible to reach the most vulnerable populations with the services they need to live healthy and productive lives,” the statement said.

Bill and Melinda Gates were named for Padma Bhushan in the Republic Day honours list Jan 26 for social work.

Their Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, started work in India in 2003 to prevent HIV/AIDS. It has since expanded its work to areas including vaccines, maternal and child health, sanitation and agricultural development, and has an office in New Delhi.



1 year old chef created storm in Instagram, WATCH VIDEO




“Kobe Eats” debuted on Instagram at the end of February, and the account had just about 200 followers till April 15, said the report. And then the word spread fast. And so the rise of the baby chef”s followers.

he handle, “Kobe Eats”, is, of course, managed by the parents of the toddler, who is all of 1-year-old.


“Chef Kobe” likes “to cook, eat & explore in the kitchen,” reads his bio.

The videos offer tutorials for all types of recipes from butter chicken and naan to mac and cheese.


“I made butter chicken and naan with my mom! She helped a lot with this one because there was lots of work to be done on the stove.. I made a few mistakes but that”s okay, it was a lot of fun to make this!!! I especially loved the part where I ate naan. A lot of it. I love naan,” read the caption of a video posted three days ago.


Viewed by lakhs of people, the video garnered over 6,700 comments.

“I hope he never tastes himself because he is too cute and like a candy,” wrote one follower.

Another follower asked the baby chef if he could make some Indonessian food.

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