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Tag: Crackers

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Watch | Father-son Duo Carrying Firecrackers On Scooter Killed In Deadly Explosion

These shocking images are from Kottakuppam village in Tamil Nadu. A father-son duo was travelling in a scooter, which blew-up in a high-intensity explosion triggered by firecrackers on Thursday. The freak accident occurred when country-made firecrackers the duo had bought for Diwali celebrations exploded in the motorbike they were travelling.

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Odisha villagers say no to crackers for a noble cause

Paradip: While most of us were busy bursting firecrackers and distributing sweets to celebrate Diwali, some villagers on the outskirts of Paradip chose to bring smile on the face of a cancer survivor Sangram Sethi and his family members. In a bid to boost morale and extend financial support to Sethi’s family members, residents of […]

At least 16 killed in Punjab factory blast; Amarinder Singh, Sunny Deol express grief

Batala: At least 16 people were killed in a blast at a firecracker factory in Batala of Gurdaspur district on Wednesday, Punjab Police said. Several people were feared trapped under the debris, they said, adding that the rescue operation was underway. The incident took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential […]

SC Permits Bursting Of Only Green Firecrackers

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that only green firecrackers with reduced emission and decibel levels will be permitted during all religious festivals. On Diwali firecrackers could be burst between 8 pm and 10 pm. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan banned the bursting of firecrackers not conforming to […]

Environment watchdog for cracker ban in Bhubaneswar during Diwali

Bhubaneswar: After Supreme Court’s ban on crackers in Delhi, the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) is also in support of a similar stricture citing concerns over rising air pollution in Bhubaneswar in the last couple of years during Diwali. “The air pollution level between 5 pm and mid-night in Bhubaneswar generally goes up due […]

SC refuses to relax firecracker ban

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to modify its October 9 order banning the sale of fire crackers in Delhi and NCR this Diwali and expressed anguish that its order was being given a communal twist. “We are pained to hear that some people are giving the order a communal colour. Anyone who […]