Diwali Crackers

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

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

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.

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For sellers, muted celebrations and thousands of unsold firecrackers

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

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

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

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).

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

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.

And now for some unfresh air

4-time jump on last Diwali’s sulphur dioxide levels, and its just the eve.

Do's and Don'ts: Follow these tips for a safe Diwali

Read these guidelines before you step out to celebrate Diwali.

Diwali sans crackers for most: 20% dip in noise level

Maximum noise levels were recorded from Mandai,Laxmi Road and Koregaon.

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