Current Affairs India 08-09 October 2017

1. The Indian Air Force (IAF) is celebrating the 85th anniversary on 08th October 2017.
2. Ashish Srivastava has been appointed as a new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Ltd (PNB MetLife).
3. Rajesh Nath, Managing Director of VDMA India has been conferred the -Cross of the Order of Merit-, the highest civilian honour awarded to individuals for their services to Germany.
4. In a bid to create awareness about para-sports and provide a platform to para sportspersons to narrate their stories of triumph and adversity, "thenationspride.com", the country's first portal dedicated to para-sports has been launched in India.
5. Coffee output in India is pegged to be a record 3.50 lakh tonnes in the 2017-18 marketing year started this month on higher acreage.
6. India-s Anupama Ramachandran has clinched the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title at St. Petersburg in Russia.