Proceeds of the holdings by the couple, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, of the public listed US social network currently worth $45 billion and will be managed by a new organisation known as the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Top 5 stories on www.newsworldindia.in this morning:
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Pledges To Give Away 99% Of Company Shares
Facebook Inc. co-founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday he and his wife would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares to charitable purposes, Xinhua reported. (Read more)
Barack Obama Says Parts Of Climate Deal Must Be Legally Binding
President Barack Obama has said that parts of the global warming deal being negotiated in Paris should be legally binding on the countries that sign on, setting up a potential fight with Republicans at home. (Read more)
No Need To Play National Anthem In Cinema Halls: AIMIM MLA
Local AIMIM MLA Imtiyaz Jaleel on Tuesday said national anthem need not be played in cinema halls as people go there for entertainment. (Read more)
British Parliament Set To Vote For Syria Air Strikes
British Parliament is set to vote on Wednesday to approve air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria after months of wrangling over whether enough opposition Labour lawmakers would back military action. (Read more)
Why Ranveer Chose To Shave Off His Head For ‘Bajirao Mastani’?
To get the perfect look of the Maratha emperor, actor Ranveer Singh choose to shave off his head even though he had an option of going for artificial head cover for his upcoming big release "Bajirao Mastani". (Read more)