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Diwali Crackers


In Jammu and Srinagar, only green crackers allowed for two hours on Diwali

November 12, 2020 12:58 am

Green crackers are so named because they do not contain harmful chemicals that would cause air pollution.

Reinventing Diwali with seed crackers

November 10, 2020 12:04 pm

It's a nascent business but growing, slowly and steadily.

A 'green cracker' Diwali? Tamil Nadu sellers await clear signal from Supreme Court

October 14, 2019 9:59 pm

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said the new formula will reduce particulate matter (PM) pollution by 30% and reduce sulphur oxide and nirtrous oxide emissions by 20%.

North India pollution Highlights: Delhi air quality improves to 'very poor'; stubble burning remained marginal

November 13, 2018 6:32 am

North India pollution: Delhi's air quality is expected to remain in the 'severe' category as the already toxic situation caused by smoke from fireworks is likely to aggravate further due to intensified stubble burning in neighbouring states.

Ensure cracker-bursting between 8 pm and 10 pm on Diwali: Punjab Govt to officers

November 07, 2018 8:26 am

All the authorities concerned have been ordered to maintain strict vigil on Diwali night to stop bursting of crackers outside the allowed limit of 8 pm to 10 pm only.

For sellers, muted celebrations and thousands of unsold firecrackers

November 01, 2018 1:45 am

With Gurgaon Police Wednesday confirming that “green crackers” are not yet available in the city, all firecracker godowns in the city have been closed down, in accordance with the Supreme Court directions.

Firecrackers ban: Many give thumbs down, others welcome Supreme Court order

October 24, 2018 2:10 am

Prasad Mahadkar from Jivangani Sanstha concurred. “Diwali is a festival of lights and sweets. Restricting the bursting of firecrackers is not going to lower the spirit of the festival in any way.”

62 cases registered for violating use, sale of crackers order: UT to HC

October 27, 2017 4:40 am

The administration informed the High Court that three enforcement teams, headed by sub-divisional magistrates and an officer and administration official, were constituted for proper implementation of the prohibitory orders on the bursting of crackers.

Maharashtra: Tests show crackers exceed noise limits

October 05, 2017 8:43 am

While the single crackers were found to be within their permissible limits of 125 dB(A), with most measuring between 116 to 119 dB(A), they were still found to be higher than last year's highest reading of 117 dB(A).

Three Jammu towns tense over claims of Diwali crackers being packed with Koran pages

November 13, 2015 1:08 am

Muslims in Bhaderwah town and its surrounding areas observed bandh after some people claimed to have found half-burnt pieces of papers having Arabic language written on them.