TNPSC Current Affairs March 2017
1.Supreme court bans Bharat Stage III vehicles
Supreme Court has banned the selling and registering of Bharat Stage III norms vehicles from April 1, 2017. Supreme Court Judges said that vehicles that are not BS-IV compliant should not sell by any manufacturer or dealers from April 1, 2017. People’s health is more important than the commercial interest.
BS VI standard norms vehicle will cut down the emission drastically by half comparing to BS III vehicles.
2.Kanha tiger reserve becomes first in India get official mascot- Bhoorsingh the Barasingha
Kanha Tiger reserve becomes the first tiger reserve in India to officially introduce a Mascot-Bhoorsing the Barasinga. BArasinga is a swamp deer, the initiative is to spread the awareness to save Swamp deep from possible extinction.
The Kanha Tiger Reserve is in Madhya Pradesh spread over Mandla and Balaghat District. It is the only place where the swamp deer exist.
3.Bob Dylan will receive Nobel prize .
Bob Dylan will finally receive the Nobel Prize for literature which was announced on October 2016.