February 02, 2022 11:50 pm
🔴 M L Jadam, leader of the Indian contingent to the Mini-Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia, explained to the IOA that a delegation of uninvited officials of the Asian Games not only usurped the facilities meant for the team but lowered the prestige of the country by their behaviour.
November 06, 2021 1:35 am
Calcutta High Court directive goes up in smoke on diwali night. 1,683.8 kgs of banned crackers seized from Kolkata and neighbouring areas.
November 06, 2021 9:54 am
The maximum number of cases against the sale of firecrackers were registered in Rohini and West districts.
November 04, 2021 2:34 am
Rai also appealed to the Union government to issue an advisory to stop stubble burning at least around the occasion of Diwali in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab.
November 04, 2021 7:03 am
He asks adults to make some sacrifices instead
November 04, 2021 7:04 am
Just sow and water these crackers and see them hatch into beautiful plants that can be consumed after nurturing
October 31, 2021 7:54 pm
A similar ban will also be enforced in “all cities/ towns in the state where the average ambient air quality during November (as per available data of last year) is of ‘poor’ and above category”.
October 30, 2021 7:05 am
The court made it clear that “only those firecrackers are banned, as directed hereinabove, which are found to be injurious to health and affecting the health of the citizens, more particularly the senior citizens and the children”.
October 29, 2021 8:50 pm
"Only licensed shopkeepers will be allowed to sell fire crackers and there is prohibition on its sale/purchase through e-commerce websites. The crackers can be burst between 8 pm to 10 pm on Diwali and other festivals," the government release read.
October 28, 2021 3:31 pm
The apex court had ordered six manufacturers to show cause why they should not be punished for contempt of its orders.
October 13, 2017 3:06 pm
A 2007 study, ‘Recreational Atmospheric Pollution Episodes: Inhalable Metalliferous Particles from Firework Displays’, published in Atmospheric Environment, had found that children are particular susceptible to pollution caused by firecrackers.
June 22, 2020 6:11 pm
A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.
June 22, 2020 6:13 pm
The Supreme Court has put a partial ban on firecrackers and asked central and state pollution boards to monitor air quality a week before and after Diwali. Here’s what the court said.
June 22, 2020 7:19 pm