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Daily Current Affairs 1st June 2024

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States News

Kerala Introduces Artificial Intelligence Learning in School Textbooks

In a groundbreaking initiative, Kerala has incorporated Artificial Intelligence (AI) learning into the Information & Communication Technology (ICT) textbook for Class 7 students. This program aims to acquaint over 400,000 students with AI in the upcoming academic year, representing a significant advancement in the state’s technological education.

Appointments News

Badminton Star PV Sindhu Appointed Brand Ambassador for Tobacco Control

During an event organized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to mark World No Tobacco Day 2024, PV Sindhu was appointed as the brand ambassador for tobacco control. The theme for this year, “Protecting Children from Tobacco Industry Interference,” underscores the urgent need to protect youth from the harmful effects of tobacco. Union Health Secretary Shri Apurva Chandra addressed the audience via a video message, emphasizing the severe impact of tobacco use.

Banking News

Canara Bank To Dilute 14.50% Stake In Canara HSBC Life Insurance Via IPO

Canara Bank, headquartered in Bengaluru, has approved the process of diluting a 14.50% stake in its subsidiary, Canara HSBC Life Insurance Company, through an initial public offering (IPO). This decision awaits approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Department of Financial Services (DFS). Presently, Canara Bank holds a 51% majority stake in the life insurance firm, with HSBC Insurance (Asia Pacific) owning 26% and Punjab National Bank holding the remaining 23%.

RBI Penalizes SBM Bank (India) With Rs 88.70 Lakh Fine

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 88.70 lakh on SBM Bank (India) for failing to comply with specific regulatory standards, including licensing conditions and directives associated with the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS).

Economy News

India’s FY24 Fiscal Deficit Improves To 5.63% Of GDP

India’s fiscal deficit for FY24 has improved to 5.6% of GDP, better than the previously estimated 5.8%, due to increased revenue realization and reduced expenditure. In concrete terms, the fiscal deficit amounted to ₹16.53 lakh crore, or 5.63% of the GDP, which grew by 8.2% in the 2023-24 fiscal year.

India’s Core Sector Growth Rises 6.2% In April

In April, India’s core sector, which includes coal, steel, cement, fertilizers, electricity, natural gas, refinery products, and crude oil, saw a significant 6.2% growth. This positive trend, driven by strong performances in sectors such as steel, electricity, and natural gas, contrasts with the 4.6% growth recorded in April 2023. Additionally, March’s growth figures were revised upward to 6%, indicating a stronger trajectory than initially estimated.

Awards News

Indian-American Bruhat Soma Triumphs at Scripps National Spelling Bee

In an impressive display of spelling talent, 12-year-old Indian-American seventh-grader Bruhat Soma from Florida won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee. Bruhat successfully spelled 29 words in the tiebreaker round, securing more than $50,000 in cash and other prizes, continuing the dominance of the Indian-American community in this competition.

NIMHANS Honoured with Prestigious Nelson Mandela Award for Health Promotion

The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru, India’s leading mental health institution, has been awarded the prestigious Nelson Mandela Award for Health Promotion for 2024 by the World Health Organization (WHO). This accolade recognizes individuals, institutions, and organizations that have made significant contributions to health promotion.

Sports News

England Cricketer Brydon Carse Slapped with Three-Month Ban

England’s fast-bowling allrounder Brydon Carse has received a three-month suspension from all forms of cricket for violating betting regulations. The 28-year-old placed 303 bets on various cricket matches between 2017 and 2019, leading to charges being brought against him.

India Joins Newly Formed World Boxing Body

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has taken a notable step by agreeing to join World Boxing (WB), a newly established governing body formed after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) refused to recognize the International Boxing Association (IBA). This decision comes amid the ongoing World Olympic qualifiers in Bangkok, where the BFI’s affiliation will be ratified by the WB executive board.

Important Days

World Milk Day 2024, Celebrating the Vital Role of Dairy

June 1 marks the annual celebration of World Milk Day, established by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. This day aims to highlight the importance of milk as a global food and promote dairy farming and the dairy industry. Since its inception in 2001, World Milk Day has gained worldwide recognition, with numerous campaigns raising awareness about the nutritional value and significance of milk in a balanced diet.

Global Day of Parents 2024 Observed on June 1

The Global Day of Parents, observed every year on June 1, aims to raise international awareness about the importance of parenthood and promote the healthy development of children by their parents. Established by the United Nations General Assembly, this day serves as a reminder of the critical role parents play in shaping the lives and well-being of their children.

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