March 29, 2017: Top Stories Of The Day

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:54 IST

Cut the clutter and read Jagran English's evening bulletin to know the top 10 stories of the day.

March 29, 2017: Top Stories Of The Day
News wrap of the day.

Cut the clutter and read Jagran English's evening bulletin to know the top 10 stories of the day.

1. Top Court Bans Sale Of BS-III Vehicles: 'Health Over Commercial Interests'

Top Court Bans Sale Of BS-III Vehicles: 'Health Over Commercial Interests'

The Supreme Court today banned the sale and registration of vehicles which are not compliant with BS-IV emission norms from April 1 across the country.

The top court observed that the "health of the people is far more important than the commercial interest of automobile manufactures".

2. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Moves 4 GST Bills For Passage In Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Moves 4 GST Bills For Passage In Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday moved the four GST Bills for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha.

The Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Bill, 2017, along with three other GST Bills were moved for consideration in the lower house.

3. PM Modi To Visit Washington Later This Year, Donald Trump To Play Host

PM Modi To Visit Washington Later This Year, Donald Trump To Play Host

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Donald Trump when he travels to Washington later this year.

"President Trump has said he looks forward to hosting Prime Minister Modi in Washington later this year," a statement issued by the White House said on Wednesday.

4. If Vijay Goel Can Enjoy House Tax Exemption, Why Not A Commoner: Manish Sisodia

If Vijay Goel Can Enjoy House Tax Exemption, Why Not A Commoner: Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday asked if the house tax of BJP leader Vijay Goel's mansion could be waived off, then why not for Delhi's commoners.

Sisodia said the municipal corporations in August last year decided to exempt tax on Goel's 'haveli' (mansion).

5. MS Dhoni's Aadhar Card Details On Twitter, Makes Wife Sakshi Angry

MS Dhoni's Aadhar Card Details On Twitter, Makes Wife Sakshi Angry

MS Dhoni's personal details were accidentally displayed online by an agency that assists Unique Identification Authority of India implement Aadhar card.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Aadhar card details were shown on social networking website Twitter as Information and Technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted this photo.

6. TMC Condemns Gujarat Communal Violence In Lok Sabha, Calls It 'Worrisome'

TMC Condemns Gujarat Communal Violence In Lok Sabha, Calls It 'Worrisome'

The issue of communal violence in a village of Gujarat was raised in the Lok Sabha by a Trinamool Congress member who termed it as "worrisome" since the incident has taken place in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state.

Saugata Roy said the violence took place in Pattan district, just 100 kms from Ahmedabad, and that those involved in the clashes must be identified and punished.

7. Nigerian Woman Allegedly Slapped In Greater Noida, Delegation Meets DM

Nigerian Woman Allegedly Slapped In Greater Noida, Delegation Meets DM

A Nigerian woman was allegedly slapped near Alstonia Apartments in Greater Noida, news agency ANI reported.

This is a fresh incident after the reports of Nigerian nationals being brutally assaulted in the city came to light.

8. Xiaomi CEO Meets PM Modi, Discusses Manufacturing And Growth Plans

Xiaomi CEO Meets PM Modi, Discusses Manufacturing And Growth Plans

Chinese technology company Xiaomi's founder and CEO Lei Jun met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and said the company was committed to creating more jobs in India.

The chairman of the Chinese tech giant told PM Modi how smartphones are changing the lives of Indian consumers, said a statement from Xiaomi.

9. Australian Media Calls Virat Kohli 'Egomaniac' For His 'Classless Act'

Australian Media Calls Virat Kohli 'Egomaniac' For His 'Classless Act'

Australian media today launched a scathing attack on Virat Kohli, labelling the India captain as
"classless" and "egomaniac" following his no-longer-friends comment at the end of a spiteful Test series.

Australian newspapers came hard on Kohli for declaring that he no longer considers Australian players as friends after what happened in the four-match rubber, which was marred by acrimony between players of both the sides.

10. Sussanne Khan Wishes Son Hrehaan On Birthday With This Wonderful Message

Sussanne Khan Wishes Son Hrehaan On Birthday With This Wonderful Message

Sussanne Khan wished her son Hrehaan on his 11th birthday by sharing a heartfelt message on Instagram along with a collage of photos which also included his father Hrithik Roshan.

Alongside the picture, Sussanne Khan wrote, "Your eyes your heart.. all say one thing. You truly are 'Gods chosen one' my 'Hrehaan' my Ray of the brightest light... happiestttttttt 11 th birthday my babyjaan (sic)"