Monthly Archive:: March 2017

31 Mar 2017

Turkey’s Elvan Abeylegesse stripped of Olympic medals

Turkish runner Elvan Abeylegesse on 29 March 2017 was stripped of two Olympic silver medals and one world silver. The decision was taken after a re-analysis of an in-competition doping test dating back to 2007. The International
31 Mar 2017

Delhi LG orders recovery of Rs 97 crore from AAP for violating SC guidelines on advertisement

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on 29 March 2017 directed chief secretary MM Kutty to recover Rs 97 crore from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The AAP government will have to reimburse the money in 30 days. Baijal
31 Mar 2017

Delhi’s 85-year-old Regal Cinema Theatre bids adieu with Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker

Delhi’s iconic theatre, Regal cinema hall has decided to bring its curtain down after a golden run of 85 years. The hall will close its doors today, on 30 March 2017. Heeding to the request of the
31 Mar 2017

Tamil Nadu beat India ‘B’ by 42 runs to win Deodhar Trophy

Tamil Nadu on 29 March 2017 defeated India ‘B’ by 42 runs in the final to clinch the Deodhar Trophy. The final of the 50-overs cricket tournament was played at the ACA-VDCA stadium in Vishakhapatnam. Tamil Nadu’s
31 Mar 2017

SC bans sale and registration of Non-BS-IV Compliant Vehicles

The Supreme Court (SC) on 29 March 2017 banned the sale and registration of vehicles which are not compliant with Bharat Stage-IV (BS-IV) emission norms. A bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta ruled
31 Mar 2017

Supreme Court verdict on BS-IV norms: What & Why

The Supreme Court of India on 29 March 2017 called for a blanket ban on the sell as well as the registration of Bharat Stage III (BS-III) compliant vehicles. It asked the government, concerned authorities and the
31 Mar 2017

Union Government releases Postage Stamp on Cub Scouts

Union Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha on 30 March 2017 released a Postage Stamp on Cub Scouts to commemorate Centenary year of Cub Scouts in India and abroad. Scouting aims to support young people in their physical,
31 Mar 2017

Pakistani cricketer banned for one year for failing to report approach

Pakistani pacer Mohammad Irfan was slapped with a one-year ban and a fine of $ 1000 on 29 March 2017 after he admitted to his fault of failing to report a spot-fixing approach by bookmakers during the
31 Mar 2017

Ali Javed becomes first Muslim to join NYPD’s Emergency Services Unit

Sergeant Ali Javed in the last week of March 217 made history by becoming the first Muslim to join the Emergency Service Unit of the New York City Police Department (NYPD). With this, Sergeant Javed has also
31 Mar 2017

India signs loan agreement with NDB for development of roads project in Madhya Pradesh

India on 30 March 2017 signed loan agreement with the New Development Bank (NDB) of USD 350 million for development and upgradation of major district roads project in Madhya Pradesh. The loan agreement was signed by Raj
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