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.
The Orissa High Court on Monday (Nov 1) allowed sale and use of green crackers during this year’s Diwali celebrations on November 4. As per the court order, only crackers certified by Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) can be used.
While giving its nod to the use of crackers, the Court however, made it categorical that only Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) approved green crackers will be allowed in the State.
Orissa HC has asked the SRC to arrive at a decision while keeping in mind the directives of the Supreme Court and the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and also the Covid-19 guidelines.
Ahead of the festive season, the Odisha government at the start of this month banned sale and bursting of firecrackers considering its harmful consequences amidst COVID19 pandemic. The decision has triggered mixed reactions among the people across the state.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said only green crackers with reduced emission levels will be sold in Delhi and the crackers that have already been produced would be allowed to be sold in other areas and states for “this Diwali, and other festivals and occasions”. Referring to its October 30 order, permitting Tamil Nadu, […]
New Delhi: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said although less-polluting “green crackers” have been devised and the technology will be shared with the industry soon, it will not be available this Diwali. The technology for fireworks with low emission levels was developed by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) of the Council […]
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 […]
Cuttack: With the festival of lights ‘Diwali’ approaching, Odisha Police is now gearing up to implement the recent Supreme Court order regarding sale and use of only ‘green firecrackers’ in letter and spirit this year. Addressing a presser, Police DG RP Sharma informed that already a circular has been issued to all police stations across […]