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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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).
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.
October 23, 2014 1:33 am
4-time jump on last Diwali’s sulphur dioxide levels, and its just the eve.
October 22, 2014 3:36 pm
Read these guidelines before you step out to celebrate Diwali.
Inside Rana Daggubati and Miheeka Bajaj's haldi and mehendi ceremony