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May 05, 2017
Thrissur Pooram 2017: After last year's Kollam tragedy, government takes sting out of festivalFollowing the Puttangal fireworks tragedy of 2016, the Central government curbs fireworks displays and the state government beefs up security
Oct 28, 2016
Ban or no ban, spark goes missing from cracker salesBan on import and sale of Chinese crackers has had little or no effect on domestically-made ones as traders across major cities report poor business owing to anti-cracker campaign run by schools, resident welfare associations and others, Assocham said today.
Oct 21, 2016
Sivakasi firecracker mishap kills 8: State govts have failed to learn from the pastEight people, including six women, died of suffocation as result of excess fumes in a firecracker mishap at the fireworks hub of Sivakasi.
Oct 20, 2016
Eight die in crackers godown fire at Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, many injuredThe fire occur around 1.30 pm on Thursday.
Oct 20, 2016
Tamil Nadu: Eight killed in fire cracker mishap at fireworks hub SivakasiThe mishap, which occurred when a fire broke out while crackers were being offloaded from a vehicle to a shop, comes days ahead of Diwali festival when fireworks units in the district are abuzz with activity
Apr 11, 2016
Kerala temple fire: Banned chemicals in crackers caused Kollam blazeOfficials investigating Sunday’s temple fire in Kerala are almost certain that potassium chlorate, a banned and deadly chemical, was used in making the firecrackers that caused the mishap, killing 112 people
Apr 11, 2016
Crowd control as an art or science is non-existent: Death by stampede is a regular occurrence in IndiaCrowd control is now science and an art but even though we have over 4000 events across the country annually where over 100,000 people congregate the police are untrained and the facilities are primitive and temporary.
Oct 23, 2014
Get set for a very noisy Diwali: Delhi ignores ban on Chinese crackersShops in Sadar Bazar and Chowk Pai Walan, the city’s oldest cracker market, opposite Jama Masjid, are openly displaying noisy crackers.
Nov 11, 2012
Why those deathly crackers in the festival of lightRecords across India show that every Diwali presence of suspended particles in the air shoots up by 90-150 percent, reducing visibility and suffocating us.
Sep 28, 2012
Three charred to death in fire at Sivakasi firecracker unitThree persons were today charred to death and an equal number suffered burns in a fire mishap at an illegal cottage fireworks unit, barely three weeks after a devastating blaze in a cracker unit claimed 39 lives.