PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Global Conference on Cyberspace | CNN-News18

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said direct transfer of government benefits using technology, bank accounts and biometric identifier Aadhaar has helped save USD 10 billion in subsidies.

Addressing the Global Conference on Cyber Space, he said technology breaks barriers and has led to efficient service delivery, governance and improved access to education and health.

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Cancer is Karma? | Himanta Biswa Sarma Controversy | CNN-News18

To develop scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform is one of the fundamental duties mentioned in the Constitution, but Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma thinks otherwise. Sarma said young people getting inflicted with cancer is ‘divine justice’.

Thus putting the blame squarely on the patients without giving a thought to science and reason. Needless to say, his remarks have met with severe criticism on social media as many including doctors showed disappointment in him. We bring you the debate.

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