Daily Current Affairs for Govt Jobs- 17th December 2017

Dear Readers, we are presenting Daily Current Affairs for Govt Jobs- 17th 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.
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1. Sindhu loses in summit clash of Dubai Super Series Final
Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu suffered another heart-wrenching defeat against World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi of Japan to finish as runner-up at the Dubai Super Series Final.
It was Sindhu's third loss in a major final, following her narrow defeats at the Rio Olympics and Glasgow World Championship.

2. Railway Nod For Rs. 12,000-Cr Upgrade Of Mishap-Prevention System
The Indian Railways has cleared a Rs. 12,000-crore proposal to equip electric locomotives with the latest European train protection system.
At its meeting on December 15, the Railway Board cleared the proposal to equip 6,000 electric locos with European Train Control System (ETCS) Level-II to help drivers - or pilots -- to prevent rail mishaps, a senior Railway Ministry official told IANS.
Besides, the Board also decided to install the ETCS Level-II system on the entire 9,054 km-long Golden Quadrilateral route connecting the four metros to make it a fully accident-free corridor.
The entire project to ensure ETCS Level-II compliance is expected to cost around Rs. 12,000 crore.

3. China conducts test flight of second prototype of passenger jet
A second prototype of the China's indigenously-built passenger aircraft today successfully completed its maiden test flight.
The prototype of the C919 plane took off from Shanghai's Pudong International airport this morning for the test flight.
The first prototype of C919 narrow-body aircraft, which will compete with single-aisle planes of Boeing's 737 and the Airbus A320, made its maiden flight in May. Its first intercity test flight was conducted last month.

4. Meghalaya launches India’s first social audit law
Meghalaya became first state in country to operationalize The Meghalaya Community Participation and Public Services Social Audit Act, 2017 a law that makes social audit of government programmes and schemes a part of government practice. It was launched by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma .

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