India  /  Published 31.12.22

TN: 4 killed in firecracker blast

Four persons who sustained burns or injuries due to the blast or damage to the houses have been admitted to the Government hospital ...
By PTI in Namakkal (Tamil Nadu)

North East  /  Published 25.11.22

Festival: Mizoram govt bans firecracker

Cops to conduct regular checks at marketplaces in Aizawl to ensure that firecrackers and other pyrotechnic materials...
By PTI in Aizawl

Gallery  /  Published 10.11.22

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News  /  Published 04.11.22

South Kolkata worse than north in Diwali noise norm violation

Study was carried out by the state board with help from IIT Delhi, on the basis of inputs from the remote sensing stations of the board...
By Jayanta Basu in Ballygunge

News  /  Published 28.10.22

Pet lovers lay off Diwali noise complaints in face of Kolkata police apathy

Some policemen The Telegraph spoke to said they faced resistance while trying to stop people from bursting banned firecrackers...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


News  /  Published 28.10.22

New Town pets march to protest crackers

The six-month-old retriever, Jack Jr, has his own Facebook page ‘Juju The Biker’...
By Aranyak Mojumdar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.22

Diwali crackers burst, kill youth in Murshidabad

Members of the Akura Kali Puja committee said they saw Pallab Sarkar, 32, a newlywed home painter, peering to check why some crackers, kept on a brass plate, were not getting lit...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

News  /  Published 26.10.22

Firecracker deadline blown up in Kolkata on Diwali

Green activists say Diwali this year was noisier than 2021; violations reported on Tuesday, too...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.10.22

Diwali cracker arrests cross 500 in Kolkata

Although, there were fewer arrests compared with last year, which was around 800, many Kolkatans complained that the noise pollution created by bursting of firecrackers this Diwali was more than last ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.10.22

500 Kali idols immersed in Hooghly on Day 1

There are several other water bodies, especially in the south and southeast parts of Kolkata, where immersion is allowed...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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