Daily Current Affairs for Govt Jobs- 10-11th December 2017

Dear Readers, we are presenting Daily Current Affairs for Govt Jobs- 10-11th December 2017. Daily Current Affairs and General Knowledge is very helpful for IBPS Bank Exams, SBI , RBI Assistant,NIACL, SSC and Railway Exams and other Govt Job aspirants.
 Daily Current Affairs


1. Uma Shankar Appointed RBI Executive Director
Uma Shankar, chief general manager (CGM) in charge of the Reserve Bank of India's financial inclusion and development department has taken over as executive director (ED) in the central bank.
Shankar has been elevated after Meena Hemchandra the executive director in charge of the central bank's supervision department retired recently.


2. China Starts World's Biggest Floating Solar Project
A unit of China Three Gorges Corp. is building a 1 billion yuan ($151 million) floating solar power plant, the world’s biggest, in the nation’s eastern province of Anhui. China Three Gorges New Energy Co. started building the 150-megawatt project in July and part of the plant was connected to the grid.


3. Rahul Gandhi is Congress president
Rahul Gandhi has been elected unopposed as Congress president, party’s central election authority head Mullappally Ramachandran announced . Rahul Gandhi will collect the certificate formally declaring his ascension to the post on December 16.
The 47-year-old scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family was the lone candidate in the fray. Rahul Gandhi succeeds his mother Sonia Gandhi, who remained in the post for 19 years.


4. Afghanistan to play their first ever Test in India
India will host Afghanistan for their first ever Test in 2019-2020, the BCCI announced . Afghanistan earned their Test status alongside Ireland this June.
Afghanistan and Ireland were made full members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June, becoming the sport’s 11th and 12h Test-playing nations. Besides welcoming them into five-day cricket, the BCCI has extended a helping hand to Afghanistan on a number of occasions.


5. Maruti Suzuki Replaces SBI as 6th Most Valuable Indian Firm
India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki became India's sixth most valued firm, crossing India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI).
Maruti Suzuki's market capitalization stood at Rs 2.73 trillion, marginally ahead of SBI's market value of Rs 2.70 trillion. Reliance Industries is the country's most valued company with a market value of Rs 5.83 trillion, followed by TCS, HDFC Bank, ITC and Hindustan Unilever.


6. Pradeep Singh Kharola Takes Over as Air India CMD
Senior IAS officer Pradeep Singh Kharola took charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. Kharola assumed charge from Rajiv Bansal.
He was the managing director of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd since February 2015.


7. India’s first mobile food testing lab unveiled in Goa
India’s ‘first’ mobile food testing laboratory enabling on-the-spot food safety tests was launched in Goa. It was launched by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.


8. Kacheguda: India’s ‘first’ energy-efficient railway station
Kacheguda Railway Station in Hyderabad has become the first energy-efficient ‘A1 Category’ railway station in India. It falls under the Hyderabad division of the South Central Railway (SCR).

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