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Hyderabad badly needs to curb its ‘pop’ habits

The Particulate Matter (PM) levels in Hyderabad’s air shot up so sharply on Deepavali night, that they were four to five times more than the levels recorded on a normal day.

published on : 9th November 2018

Firecrackers trigger accidents across twin cities amid celebrations

IT was not all hunky-dory for the twin cities by the time the festival of lights came to a conclusion on Wednesday.

published on : 9th November 2018

Tamil Nadu pollution level dips on Diwali; over 1000 cases filed for violating SC order

The police crackdown, however, has drawn flak from opposition parties, which termed the action "ridiculous" and demanded the withdrawal of all cases.

published on : 8th November 2018

Delhi traders sell vegetables stuffed with old crackers to protest SC order 

Members of the Sadar Bazar Welfare Association sold firecrackers inside bitter gourds, cauliflowers, capsicums and ladies' fingers.

published on : 8th November 2018

Vijayawada: Expensive firecrackers dampen Diwali spirit

A packet of Lakshmi bomb, which cost Rs 650 to Rs 700 last year, was sold at prices ranging from Rs 800 to Rs 850.

published on : 7th November 2018

Police seize 3,500 kg firecrackers in Delhi; 26 arrested

The police have also registered 29 cases following the Supreme Court order on the sale of old firecrackers, a senior police official said Monday.

published on : 6th November 2018

640 kg firecrackers seized from three different areas in north Delhi

According to police, 625 kilogram of firecrackers were seized from Sadar Bazar, 11.1 kg firecrackers and 7.9 kg firecrackers were seized by teams from Subzi Mandi and Burari police stations.

published on : 4th November 2018

In Karnataka, crackers can be burst only between 8 pm and 10 pm

In a circular, the state government has further directed that crackers can be burnt only for four days starting November 5.  

published on : 4th November 2018

Tamil Nadu government fixes 6 to 7 am and 7 to 8 pm time slots for bursting crackers on Diwali

The State government fixed 6 am to 7 am and 7 pm to 8 pm as slots for bursting crackers on Deepavali day. An advisory was issued not to burst high-decibel serial crackers.

published on : 2nd November 2018

City experts bat for community Diwali celebration between 9am and 4 pm

“We will announce the time slot in a day or two after discussing with a few experts. We will hold a meeting about this by Friday,” said T M Vijay Bhaskar, Chief Secretary to Government.

published on : 2nd November 2018

Firecracker explosion claims life of couple in Odisha

The victims were identified as Gyanaranjan Mishra and his wife Jhunamani Mishra.

published on : 1st November 2018

Two-hour clamp on bursting crackers: Is it enforceable in Tamil Nadu?

Tamil Nadu has to enforce the verdict of the Supreme Court by implementing the two-hour cracker schedule on more than five crore people during Deepavali on November 6.

published on : 1st November 2018

Firecrackers other than green crackers will not be sold in Delhi-NCR: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said firecrackers already produced can be sold in this festival season only in other parts of the country.

published on : 31st October 2018

Southern states can pick their two hours for firecrackers: SC

A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan made it clear that the total duration of time to burst crackers should not exceed two hours as ruled on October 23.

published on : 30th October 2018
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