Current Affairs India - 8 October 2016

1. The Air Force Day 2016 was observed on 8th October across India to celebrate 84th foundation day of IAF.


2. Maharashtra became the 17th state to Central Government-s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY) scheme.


3. The central government gained nearly Rs 37,000 crore this fiscal year from spectrum auction held recently.


4. India will host the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) from November 3 to 5, 2016. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the conference that will be held in New Delhi in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).