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Sunday, November 28, 2021



Delhi govt to kick off no cracker campaign from tomorrow, BJP says 'hurting Hindu sentiments'

October 26, 2021 8:47 am

One team each will be formed in all 15 police districts, with 157 members, who will take the initiative off the ground, officials said.

Banned articles being used by fireworks manufacturers as green crackers: SC

October 06, 2021 1:25 pm

A bench of Justices M R Shah and A S Bopanna said the top court is not averse to celebration but not at the cost of life of other citizens.

Ban on crackers in capital till Jan 1: Delhi Pollution Control Committee

September 29, 2021 8:17 am

Ahead of Diwali, the Delhi government had banned the storage, sale and use of all types of firecrackers earlier this month.

We have been vindicated by NGT order...we stick to our decision: Chandigarh Adviser on cracker ban

November 10, 2020 10:53 am

The NGT in its orders on Monday, while enforcing ban in NCR region further stated that besides the NCR region, the direction will apply to all cities and towns in the country where the average of ambient air quality during November have dropped below the ‘poor’ category.

Bursting firecrackers in Lucknow may land you in jail: Here's why

April 12, 2016 10:47 am

These are among some of the “preventive measures” that Lucknow’s District Magistrate, Rajshekhar, issued Monday night in the form of a directive.

For firecracker sellers,it’s a dark festival of lights

November 04, 2010 6:34 am

Unlike previous years,the excited among children hunting for crackers on the eve of Diwali in Mohali,Kharar,Kurali,Nayagaon,Zirakpur,Dera Bassi and other parts of this district is missing.

Firecracker injuries down but doctors prescribe caution

November 04, 2010 1:17 am

As the city prepares to celebrate the festival of lights,doctors have urged people to excercise caution while bursting crackers.

Sports lovers angry as cracker stalls damage Abohar stadium

November 03, 2010 12:26 am

With a number of cracker sellers putting up shops at the Nehru Stadium in Abohar,sports lovers are irked over the decision of Ferozepur Deputy Commissioner Kamal Kishore Yadav to allow these stalls here.

5 killed,6 hurt in blast in fire cracker unit

October 23, 2010 3:59 pm

Police said the massive explosion took place in Zubair fire works unit this afternoon while crackers were being made.

Celebrations turn sour for families of 161 people

October 19, 2009 1:34 am

Diwali celebrations turned sour for many families in the city and adjoining areas,as more than 160 people were rushed to city hospitals with cracker related injuries last night.