Firecracker Ban
India  /  Published 19.10.22

Jail for bursting firecrackers on Diwali

A public awareness campaign — Diye Jalao Patakhe Nahi (light diyas, not firecrackers) — will be launched on October 21...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.10.22

Delhi: 2 held for illegal possession of firecrackers

The arrests came after the Delhi Pollution Control Committee issued directions completely banning all types of crackers in Delhi till January 1...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.09.22

Firecrackers ban challenged

The top court had last year clarified there is no blanket ban on the use of firecrackers and only those fireworks which contain barium salts are prohibited...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.09.22

Delhi: Ban on firecrackers

The city government had also launched the 'patakhe nahi diye jalao' campaign to create awareness against burning of crackers...
By PTI in New Delhi

Places  /  Published 19.11.21

3 years of Diwali sans crackers at New Town complex

This year about 25 children aged between six and 15 years lit some 3,000 diyas in the common area in the complex...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake


North East  /  Published 13.11.21

Mizoram bans firecrackers

State government also prohibited the sale and possession of toy guns, which have bullets...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Aizawl

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Cloudy sky adds to Kolkata’s air quality woes

Better wind speed and a sunny day could have helped the trapped pollutants released by bursting of firecrackers during Chhath to disperse faster, experts said...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Kolkata, Howrah suffer poor to very poor air quality on Chhath

The AQI value is arrived at after taking into account the concentration of various pollutants in the air...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Violation of cracker and noise norms during Chhath Puja celebrations

Maximum complaints were reported from Maniktala, Ultadanga, Tangra, Phoolbagan, Cossipore, Chitpore and areas adjoining EM Bypass...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Complaints over Chhath Puja noise violation in several parts of Kolkata

Sources at Lalbazar said the majority of the complaints were from Ballygunge, Gariahat, EM Bypass, the Maidan area and parts of north Kolkata...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


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