Tag: Diwali 2018

Commissionerate police issues safety guidelines ahead of Diwali

Bhubaneswar: To ensure safe Diwali, the Commissionerate police has issued safety guidelines with regard to bursting of firecrackers as per the directives of the Supreme Court. According to the guidelines, residents of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack have been directed to burst firecrackers between 8 PM and 10 PM. Firecrackers with more than 125 decibels, China made […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
BSF exchanges sweets with Pakistan Rangers on Diwali

Chandigarh: Border Security Force (BSF) troopers exchanged sweets with their Pakistan Rangers counterparts at the Attari-Wagah joint checkpost and celebrated Diwali on Wednesday along the border outposts of Punjab’s international border with Pakistan. BSF officers and troopers offered sweets to their Pakistani counterparts at the border gates between both countries at the Attari-Wagah joint check […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Youth sets off Diwali firecracker in 3-year-old girl's mouth

Lucknow: A three-year-old girl was critically wounded in Meerut when a mischievous youth put a fire cracker in her mouth and lit it on Diwali eve, police said on Wednesday. The girl was rushed to a nearby medical facility where her condition is described as serious. The incident happened at the Milak village on the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
B-Town bats for eco-friendly Diwali

Mumbai: On the occasion of Diwali on Wednesday, members of the film fraternity wished their fans and followers a happy and eco-friendly Diwali and urged them to avoid bursting loud crackers. Veteran actor Anupam Kher, in New York for work, tweeted: “My dear countrymen, Happy Diwali to all of you. May God fulfil all your […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
UN postal agency issues special stamps for Diwali

United Nations: India on Wednesday thanked the UN Postal Administration for issuing special postal stamps to commemorate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights. The United Nations Postal Administration issued a special event sheet on October 19 to commemorate the festival of Diwali. “The struggle between Good & Evil happens everyday @UN. Thank you @UNStamps for […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Youth stabbed for refusing to share crackers in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A youth sustained critical injuries after another youth stabbed him with a knife for not sharing firecrackers at Mahisakhal under BJB Nagar area in Bhubaneswar on Diwali yesterday. The injured youth Ashok Behura received fatal injuries on his neck, left shoulder and hand and was admitted to the Capital Hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, the […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Do's and Don'ts For A Happy and Safe Diwali

With the festival of lights already at its zenith across Odisha and the country, people should ensure they take preventive measures so that they and their family have a happy and safest Diwali. Here are a few do’s and don’ts for each one of you to follow: Do’s Buy good quality of decorative lights and […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Youth electrocuted to death while cleaning guest house for Diwali

Bargarh: A youth employed in a guest house at Padampur in Bargarh district was electrocuted to death after coming in contact with a live electric wire while cleaning for Diwali today. The deceased, identified as Rohit Bag was a resident of Belpahar area in Jharuguda district and working at Sitampur Inn in Bargarh. According to […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Diwali fervour grips Odisha; tributes paid to ancestors with special prayers

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: All roads in twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar led to sweets, lights and firecrackers shops as Diwali fervour gripped the State today. People also offered homage and tributes to their ancestors during the festival of lights. Reports said due to the restrictions imposed on bursting of crackers by the Supreme Court, the sale […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021