Deepavali

Deepavali in April: With diyas, BJP netas lead fight against COVID-19

Opposition breathes fire, says such acts won’t help defeat virus; demands concrete action  

published on : 6th April 2020

Chennai woman may lose sight in one eye as mischievous youth threw cracker on her

She has undergone surgery, still condition of her eye has not improved.

published on : 1st November 2019

Bengaluru: Revellers lose sight of safety and also their eyesight on Deepavali

Pavan (22), a resident of Chikagolaratti, was a patient. He had placed a Lakshmi bomb in a paint box to increase the noise level.

published on : 30th October 2019

Rain dampens festival spirit but keeps pollution down 

Bengaluru experienced a breath of fresh air on Sunday night, first day of Deepavali festival. This is because the rain in the evening prevented people from bursting crackers.

published on : 29th October 2019

Over 130 people treated for burns; lesser cases compared to last year

Like every year, this Deepavali too had its fair share of burn injuries.

published on : 29th October 2019

44 visit state-run hospital in Hyderabad with eye injuries during Deepavali celebrations

Surgeries had been performed for three of the seven, the official said adding whether the remaining four required surgeries or not would be decided after conducting tests, including scanning.

published on : 28th October 2019

Sale of crackers muted this Deepavali: Sellers

On the eve of Deepavali, the city got into a festive mood, but sale of crackers at Island Grounds was only 40 to 50 per cent so far, sellers said.

published on : 27th October 2019

Only 50 percent crackers sold in Chennai until Deepavali eve, say vendors

Due to fewer manufacturing licenses, green cracker production is very minimal, limited to firepots and sparklers. In many shops on Island Grounds, the green crackers were not available at all.

published on : 27th October 2019

Deepavali comes early for touts on trains to Bihar

In the case of Sangamitra Express, four touts have taken control of each coach, since there are only two general coaches. 

published on : 24th October 2019

High price, less production mar sale of 'green' crackers in Chennai

Fire cracker vendors in Chennai say a plethora of reasons hamper sale of green crackers including lack of variety, high prices, less production and rain.

published on : 22nd October 2019

 This Deepavali three holidays for govt offices, schools, colleges in Tamil Nadu

The G.O issued in this regard by the Public Department said the October 28 has been declared holiday following requests from across the State.

published on : 22nd October 2019