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Tag: Firecrackers

4 Children Suffer Severe Burns After Abandoned Crackers Go Off In Odisha’s Khorda
4 Children Suffer Severe Burns After Abandoned Crackers Go Off In Odisha’s Khorda

Four children sustained severe burn injuries after some abandoned firecrackers accidentally went off at Ganpur under Baghmari police limits in Khorda district.

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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 Firecracker Traders In Hassle After Green Crackers Get Nod For Diwali, SRC Caps Time Limit
Odisha Firecracker Traders In Hassle After Green Crackers Get Nod For Diwali, SRC Caps Time Limit

The traders are reeling under stress even after getting a go ahead for the sale of crackers as the pronouncement of the order was belated. The traders got the green signal only on November 1 while Diwali is falling on November 4. 

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Firecracker Sale Without Green-Certificate Will Attract Action: Bhubaneswar DCP

The Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Umashankar Das on Tuesday (Nov 2) informed that the police would conduct raids on shops and take action against those selling firecrackers without a Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization (PESO) certificate.

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Firecrackers Worth Rs 10 Lakh Seized In Odisha, High Court Hearing On Green Crackers Today
Firecrackers Worth Rs 10 Lakh Seized In Odisha, High Court Hearing On Green Crackers Today

Ahead of the Orissa High Court's final hearing on the ban on sale and use of firecrackers this Diwali festivities, the Police on Sunday seized a huge cache of firecrackers from Nalabanta in Aska area of Ganjam district.

Firecrackers During Diwali May Push Up Covid-19 Cases: Top Odisha Health Official
Firecrackers During Diwali May Push Up Covid-19 Cases: Top Odisha Health Official

CBK Mohanty, Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) said though we have a tradition of bursting crackers during Diwali it will lead to air pollution and helps in the growth of coronavirus infections.

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Diwali 2021: ‘Many Revelers Still Prefer Chinese Products’

It’s the second Diwali since the lethal pandemic struck India. But unlike last year, a revival is in sight for the traders. There is expectancy of business getting better with fewer restrictions in force during the festival this year.

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TN Fire Mishap: Death Toll Reaches 7

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin had announced a solatium of Rs 5 lakh to those who died in the fire mishap and an amount of Rs 1 lakh for all the injured .

TN CM Announces Rs 5L As Relief To Kin Of Victims Killed In Fire
TN CM Announces Rs 5L As Relief To Kin Of Victims Killed In Fire

A grocery shop was allegedly converted into a firecracker shop ahead of Diwali and was doing brisk business when the incident occurred.

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Complete Ban On Firecrackers In NCR From Nov 9-30: NGT

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Monday ordered imposition of a total ban on sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the national capital region or any other city or town across the country where the average ambient air quality from November 9-10 to the midnight of November 30-December 1 falls under […]

Huge Amount Of Firecrackers Seized In Cuttack, 1 Held
Huge Quantity Of Firecrackers Seized In Cuttack, 1 Arrested

Cuttack: Continuing its crackdown on crackers ahead of Diwali, Police on Saturday seized huge quantity of firecrackers and arrested one person from Cuttack. Raid was conducted by the police on the firecracker manufacturing unit operating in Khannagar area of Cuttack town. The arrested accused was identified as Yudhistir Nayak. He was booked under Section 9(b) […]

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Diwali 2020: Firecrackers Worth Rs 70 Lakh Seized In Odisha

Berhampur: A police team on Saturday seized firecrackers worth around Rs 70 lakh following a raid on an illegal manufacturing unit at Aska in Ganjam district. As per reports, three truckloads of crackers have been seized from the factory. Further investigation is underway into the seizure. It is pertinent to mention here that Odisha government […]

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Licences For Sale Of Firecrackers Shops Not Given So Far: Cuttack DCP

Cuttack: No licence has been issued so far for the sale of firecrackers in the city, informed Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh on Tuesday. Though Commissionerate Police has received a number of applications, but no permission has been given yet, he added. The clarification came a day after Cuttack DCP had informed that temporary licences will […]

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Observe Green & COVID-Free Diwali: Ganjam Collector Urges Traders Not To Open Firecracker Shops

Berhampur: Amidst the ongoing speculation over the fate of firecracker shops this Diwali, the Ganjam district Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Tuesday urged traders not to set up temporary stalls this year. While speaking to OTV, Kulange appealed people of the district to observe ‘Green and COVID-Free Diwali’ this year. Though a detail guideline is […]

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Diwali 2020: Police Gives Nod For Firecrackers Shops In Cuttack

Cuttack: Licences will be issued by the Commissionerate Police for setting up temporary firecracker shops for the upcoming Diwali, the festival of lights, in Cuttack. Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh told reporters on Monday that the Commissionerate Police will soon identify places where the temporary shops selling firecrackers would come up in different parts of the […]

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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 […]

Tamil Nadu seeks Supreme Court's nod for bursting firecrackers in morning

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday moved the Supreme Court, urging it to allow bursting of firecrackers in the morning from 4.30 a.m. to 6.30 a.m., as Diwali in the state is celebrated in the morning. On October 23, the apex court had said firecrackers can be burst only between 8 p.m. and 10 […]

Supreme Court reserves order on plea to ban manufacture, sale of firecrackers

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a plea that sought a countrywide ban on manufacture, sale and possession of firecrackers to curb air pollution. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan reserved the order after hearing arguments from all the concerned parties including petitioner, firecrackers manufacturers and […]

No sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till Oct 31, says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said its order of last November banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) will continue till October 31. A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri said the apex court’s September 12 order temporarily lifting the stay and permitting sale of firecrackers would be effective from […]

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