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Today's Headlines - 30 June 2024

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AI Washing

GS Paper III

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Following the release of OpenAI’s ChatGPT in 2022, the world has witnessed an exponential surge in interest surrounding generative AI, this obsessive interest has also given rise to a concerning trend known as "AI washing”.

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Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB)

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The Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB), has recommended Challa Sreenivasulu Setty as the next Chairman of the State Bank of India.

Hul Diwas: Santhal Rebellion Anniversary 

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Jharkhand celebrates June 30 as Hul Diwas, marking the anniversary of the 1885 Santhal rebellion against exploitation, tyranny and British rule.

Space Debris

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A Russian satellite, Resurs P1, broke apart on June 26, generating over 100 pieces of trackable debris in low Earth orbit.


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INS SHIVALIK reaches pearl harbor to participate in rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC)- 24).

Interest Equalisation Scheme Extended for MSME Exporters

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The Department of Commerce has extended the Interest Equalisation Scheme for pre- and post-shipment rupee export credit for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) exporters until August 31.

Innovative Fabric for Pesticide Protection

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Researchers at the Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) in Bengaluru have created an anti-insecticide fabric that effectively neutralises organophosphate-based pesticides.

Senna spectabilis

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The Kerala Forest Department has decided to extract invasive plants like Senna spectabilis, which have posed a major threat to wildlife habitat in the Nilgiri biosphere.

International North-South Transport Corridor

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For the first time, Russia has sent two coal-laden trains to India via the INSTC, as reported by Russia’s national railway company.

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