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Major News and Events of 29 March 2017

What Happened on 29 March 2017


Truecaller Enters Lucrative Mobile Payment Market in India

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.

BS-III Vehicles to be Banned after 1 April, says Supreme Court

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).




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which Indian state is the largest producer of bauxite?The state of Odisha is the largest producer of bauxite in India. India has abundant resources of bauxite and serves as a raw material in the production of aluminium. As per the report of the Ministry of Mines, India stood at the 7th position in… Read More...
Which Indian city is famously known as the "Manchester City of India"?The city of Ahmedabad in the Gujarat state is famously known as the "Manchester City of India". This name was given to this city by a popular textile center in the Manchester of Great Britain, adhering to the striking similarities of Ahmedabad's prospering cotton textile… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of coffee?Karnataka state is the largest producer of coffee in India. The state contributed about 70% of the total production of coffee in India during 2016-17 with 2.33 lakh MT coffee production. The main variety of coffee grown in Karnataka is Robusta, but the state also… Read More...



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