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256.
Wipro Limited is collaborating with which Indian institute to establish the Center of Excellence on Generative Artificial Intelligence?
IIT Kanpur
IIT Madras
IIT Delhi
IIT Bombay
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Wipro Limited has announced the establishment of a groundbreaking Center of Excellence (CoE) on Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) in partnership with the esteemed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi.

257.
Which research institute launched the extraordinary variety of the national flower, an astonishing 108 petals Lotus?
CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Answer: Option
Explanation:
In a momentous celebration, the CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI) launched an extraordinary variety of the national flower, Lotus, named ‘Namoh 108‘. This unique flower boasts an astonishing 108 petals and was dedicated to the nation on the eve of Independence Day.

258.
Who introduced the Mahila Samman Savings Certificate, a small savings scheme for women and girls?
Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das
Union Finance Secretary
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman introduced the Mahila Samman Savings Certificate (MSSC), a small savings scheme for women and girls in August 2023.

259.
What was the theme for the 77th Independence Day celebrations at Delhi's Red Fort?
Nation First, Always First
Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
Guard of Honour
Spread the Light of Freedom
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The theme “Nation First, Always First” underscores India’s commitment to prioritize its national interests and well-being. It aligns with the country’s aspirations for growth, development, and self-sufficiency. This theme reflects the essence of the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” celebration.

260.
Which movement did Karnail Singh Isru play a pivotal role in?
Indian National Movement
Quit India Movement
Goa Liberation Movement
Non-Cooperation Movement
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Karnail Singh Isru played a crucial role in the Goa Liberation Movement, which sought to free Goa from Portuguese colonial rule. He lost his life during a confrontation with Portuguese forces while participating in a march to Goa to hoist the Indian tricolour.