India  /  Published 29.11.22

Explosives: ISRO gets exemption

Earlier, the research outfit was required to take a license from Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisations...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 17.10.22

Kolkata police clear air on 90dB rule for Diwali fireworks

The latest Calcutta High Court order allowing only green fireworks has not mentioned anything about the noise level, clarifies joint commissioner of police (administration)...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.10.22

Diwali green cracker decision raises concern on noise bar

Worry over West Bengal allowing all green firecrackers vetted by central agencies, which mostly are above 90 decibels...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.10.22

Ensure use of only green fireworks during Diwali, says Calcutta High Court

‘We hope and trust that the festival of lights does not become a cause of concern’...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.10.22

No green cracker manufacturing units in West Bengal two weeks ahead of Diwali

The state can get saddled with orders coming from other states that do not comply with court-stipulated noise limits...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.22

41 crude bombs seized

The police sources said the explosives were kept in two jerricans and were spotted by some local people who reached the plantation for daily chores...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

World  /  Published 18.11.21

UK raid ‘planned for months’

Emad Al Swealmeen was originally from Iraq, but police said they are still trying to understand the motivation for the attack in the northern English city...
By Megan Specia in London

India  /  Published 03.11.21

Odisha HC allows green crackers for 2 hours

Use of fireworks beyond the prescribed time frame will be visited with strict penal action, the HC observed...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 18.03.21

Mumbai top cop shunted

Accused of 'mishandling' the event that had led to the arrest of a controversial police officer...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.21

Explosives haul near Birbhum

Police said recovery of these detonators on Thursday was the biggest in recent memory...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat


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