Major News and Events of 29 March 2017
What Happened on 29 March 2017
BS-III Vehicles to be Banned after 1 April, says Supreme Court
Science and Technology
As per reports, Truecaller partnering up with ICICI bank launched a service called Truecaller Pay which lets Android users transfer money securely using mobile phones.
Truecaller is a popular call monitoring and spam call identification app based in Stockholm. At an event on Tuesday in New Delhi, they announced a refreshed design of their mobile app Truecaller 8, introducing two new features for flagging spam SMS and make mobile payments.
As per reports, the Supreme Court on Wednesday mentioned that vehicles which are not Bharat Stage-IV (BS-IV) compliant will not be sold after 1 April.
The government’s submission to permit sale of BS-III vehicles has been rejected by the bench headed by Justice Madan B. Lokur.
Separate petitions against the continued sale of BS-III vehicles after 1 April had been filed by Bajaj Auto Ltd as well as the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA).