Fire Crackers News
SC tells Centre to hold emergency meeting for NCR air pollution, says 'hue and cry' over stubble burning without basis
According to reports, the farmer stubble burning contributes only 4 percent of the pollution in the NCR region, which is termed 'insignificant' by the bench
Stubble-burning and Diwali crackers are useful diversions; air pollution needs comprehensive year-round plan
Just how small industries are killing air will be evident if one drives out of Delhi towards Rohtak in Haryana, as this writer did a few days ago
This decision was taken in a meeting held in Delhi on Tuesday under the Chairmanship of CK Mishra, Secretary, EF&CC to discuss the urgent steps to mitigate air pollution.
Fireworks manufacturers across the country have decided to request the Tamil Nadu government to implead itself in a plea filed in the Supreme Court
'Supreme Court ban on sale of crackers opens door for smuggling': Delhi-NCR traders outline why order is unfair
Questioning the ban, the traders said that if there is no ban on bursting of crackers, how would environment be protected?
Environmental organisations on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court's ban on the sale of firecrackers and in NCR, and said it will help to curb noise and air pollution.
Malayalis believe that an auspicious object is the first thing they should see on Vishu, so that the rest of the year is prosperous.
One person, who had allegedly stored crackers and fireworks ten times more than the permit, was on Sunday booked by police in connection with the Puttingal Dev Temple fire tragedy in Kollam.
Over 80 people were killed and several others injured when an explosion took place at the Puttingal Devi temple during a festival at Paravoor in Kollam at around 3 am on Sunday.
Here are five reasons why you should reconsider lighting that cracker this diwali and perhaps contribute to something much more meaningful.
This video has a hilarious take on some habits of people during Diwali which have become quite consistent over the years.
A married man comes out as gay. And among many fears he is able to let go of is one that kept him from enjoying Diwali.
Diwali season is around the corner and for most people in India this is the time to shop, to celebrate with family but there's no reason why your celebrations can't be guilt-free.
Does India need a new generation of regulatory bodies to handle industrial safety to prevent such instances in the future?