Current Affairs This Week (19-06-2022)

  • Pavagadh

    Pavagadh (Panchmahal district in Gujarat state) is an ancient Triassic Period location with Enriched History from periods of Treta Yuga and Dvapara Yuga. It is known for a famous Mahakali temple which draws thousands of pilgrims every day (Source: Wikipedia)

  • LaMDA
    LaMDA or Language Models for Dialog Applications is a machine-learning language model created by Google as a chatbot that is supposed to mimic humans in conversation. Like BERT, GPT-3 and other language models, LaMDA is built on Transformer, a neural network architecture that Google invented and open-sourced in 2017. (Source: Google)
  • Bharat Gaurav scheme
    Railways flags off country’s first private train under Bharat Gaurav scheme.
    Around 1100 passengers boarded the maiden round trip service from Coimbatore to Shirdi (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Kranti Gatha
    A newly created Gallery of Indian Revolutionaries inside the underground British–era bunker at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai. It is a tribute to the known and unknown revolutionaries of the Indian freedom movement. It has been created under the guidance of historian and writer Dr Vikram Sampath . (Source:freepressjournal.in)
  • Agnipath scheme for soldiers
    Under the new Agnipath scheme, around 45,000 to 50,000 soldiers will be recruited annually, and most will leave the service in just four years. Of the total annual recruits, only 25 per cent will be allowed to continue for another 15 years under permanent commission (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Quote of the week
    A smile will gain you ten more years of life. – Chinese proverbs.

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