Topic 1 : Multimodal artificial intelligence

Why in news: For anyone curious about what the next frontier of AI models would look like, all the signs are pointing towards multimodal systems, where users can engage with AI in several ways.

About multimodal AI

How does multimodality work?

Applications of multimodal AI

Why in news: The Supreme Court said that it will hear petitions challenging the electoral bonds scheme.

What is the electoral bonds scheme?

Why is the scheme facing a legal challenge?

Topic 3 : India-Maldives ties

Why in news: Following the results of Presidential elections, there has been intense focus on what Muizzu’s win means for Maldives-India relations, as well as the country’s foreign policy.

About the ties between the two countries:

Several concerns in Maldives-India relations:

Concerns for India:

Way forward:

Why in news: In Chhattisgarh, the Baiga Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG) became the second to get habitat rights in the state, after the Kamar PVTG.

About the Baigas:

What are habitat rights?

What does ‘habitat’ mean, under what law are such rights granted?

Can habitat rights be used to stop activities like mining?

How many states have recognised habitat rights?

How many PVTGs does Chhattisgarh have?

Why in news: Recently, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences for 2023 was being awarded to Harvard University Professor Claudia Goldin for having advanced our understanding of women’s labour market outcomes.

Key details:

Key findings:

How did female participation move between agrarian and industrial era?

What made the curve move upwards?

When did pay discrimination start?

Why in news:  Hamas carried out its largest attack on Israel from Gaza, killing at least 900 people and leaving the bloodiest blow to Israel in decades. In response, Israel has declared war on the outfit.

Origin of the group:

The rise of Hamas

Why in news: The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying launched the ‘A-HELP’ programme at Jharkhand.

About the programme:

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