List measures taken to regulate fireworks industry: Madras HC

State General Secretary of Loktantrik Janata Dal Rajendran referred to the explosion that took place on February 12, 2021,

published on : 26th February 2021

Five dead, 17 injured in blast at Sivakasi firecracker factory

The incident comes on the heels of the fire accident triggered by an explosion at another firecracker factory at Achankulam village in the district on February 13 that claimed 23 lives.

published on : 25th February 2021

Virudhunagar cracker unit blast toll rises to 21 as woman succumbs

Sources said that two more patients with 90 per cent burns are in a critical condition.

published on : 19th February 2021

Virudhunagar blast death toll rises to 20, Tamil Nadu seeks amendment to Explosives Act 

Officials said that a combination of excess workforce along with illegal sub-leasing had contributed to the district’s worst cracker mishap in nearly a decade.

published on : 14th February 2021

At least 19 dead in Virudhunagar firecracker factory blast, more than 30 injured

Local officials have been unable to confirm the exact number of casualties or their identities, but have said that at least 11 of the deceased are women.

published on : 12th February 2021

Hundreds of birds die after New Years' Eve fireworks displays in Rome

Experts felt that the fireworks displays each year cause distress and injury to both wild and domestic animals.

published on : 2nd January 2021

New Year fireworks kill young men in France and Germany

Another man was treated for facial injuries after the firework exploded as they were inspecting it.

published on : 1st January 2021

No watching NYE fireworks from Sydney harbourside

New South Wales state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said on Monday that people who live in the city centre can invite up to 10 guests to their homes to celebrate.

published on : 28th December 2020

Tamil Nadu's firecracker industry stares bleak into befogged future due to COVID-19

With bans and restrictions imposed a week before Deepavali - when 90 per cent of the products will be out for sales - the credit amount has been stuck.

published on : 14th November 2020

Telangana: Selfie-crazed mob hampers rescue operations at Bhadrakali Fireworks

A Tragedy had just happened, and danger was still lurking. Yet, selfie-crazed crowd was all over the accident site, trying to get the best shot that they could post on social media or send to friends.

published on : 5th July 2018

UEFA charges Spartak Moscow after flare fired at referee during Champions League match

Russian champion Spartak Moscow was charged by UEFA on Thursday after a fan fired a flare at the referee during a Champions League match.

published on : 15th September 2017