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Over 1,200 kg firecrackers seized, 29 held post-Supreme Court ban on fireworks sale

Police have seized 368 kilogram of firecrackers from the southwest district, the maximum among all districts with Rohini a close second at 344.5 kg.

published on : 18th October 2017

14 people detained for bursting crackers outside Supreme Court as protest

The members, who claimed to be from an outfit Azad Hind Fauj, burst firecrackers outside the apex court were led by a man named Satpal Malhotra. 

published on : 17th October 2017

Delhi BJP leader Tajinder Bagga defies SC ban, distributes firecrackers to children in Hari Nagar, posts pictures on Twitter

BJP's Delhi spokesperson argued that he was only distributing, not selling and that only 0.3 per cent of air pollution was caused by firecrackers, quoting an IIT report.

published on : 17th October 2017

Rain, winds help tame wildfires in Spain and Portugal

Overnight rain and winds helped firefighters tame wildfires that devoured homes and people in their cars, leaving 36 dead in Portugal with four also killed in blazes in northern Spain.

published on : 17th October 2017

Two Delhi Police personnel suspended for failing to stop firecrackers sale

The two personnel were deputed at the Mongolpuri Police Station in northwest Delhi and were suspended for allegedly "not knowing" what was happening in their beat areas.

published on : 17th October 2017

Flea market catches fire in Vijayawada

The area around Hazara Shopping Mall emanated a large amount of black smoke which created some discomfort to people on the road and also to the hotels and shops nearby.

published on : 17th October 2017

Ban sale of fire crackers in other cities too: Ajay Devgn

The Supreme Court, earlier on October 6, had reserved its order on the review petition over lifting the ban on firecrackers.

published on : 17th October 2017

Fire breaks out in Delhi's PMO building, no one injured

Seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused within 20 minutes

published on : 17th October 2017

Two patients die in fire at private hospital in Warangal

Smoke engulfed the four-storied hospital after an oxygen cylinder exploded apparently due to short circuit and minor flames erupted in one part of the building, though it was immediately extinguished.

published on : 16th October 2017

Spanish Prime Minister blames arsonists for deadly wildfires 

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Monday that arsonists were to blame for most of the deadly wildfires raging in northwestern Spain which have so far killed three people and injured dozens.

published on : 16th October 2017

30 killed as wildfires continue to rage across Portugal and Spain

At least 27 people have died in fires which have ravaged forests in Portugal over the past 24 hours and three people were killed in Spain in blazes sparked by arsonists and fanned by Hurricane Ophelia

published on : 16th October 2017

Six killed in Spain, Portugal as wildfires fanned by hurricane

In total, some 440 fires were burning across Portugal Sunday, which is "the worst day since the beginning of the year."

published on : 16th October 2017

Firecracker industry in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi: They make your Diwali memorable

With Diwali kissing distance away, here’s a look at the firecracker industry in Tamil Nadu’s Sivakasi, which provided the bang for your buck.

published on : 16th October 2017

CAIT demands compensation post ban on sale of firecrackers

In a communication sent to Rajnath Singh, the CAIT asserted that firecracker traders in Delhi incurred huge losses.

published on : 16th October 2017

Parsis fear Metro-III alignment may endanger fire temples

The Metro 3 tunnel will also pass below the Dadysett Agiary at Hutatma Chowk in Fort besides the Behram Well, one among many other temples in Mumbai.

published on : 15th October 2017
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