At least 2 dead, 9 injured in Punjab's Tarn Taran district after firecrackers carried on tractor trolley explode
At least two people died and eleven were injured in Punjab's Tarn Taran after firecrackers, being carried in a tractor trolley, exploded during a 'nagar kirtan' (religious procession) near Pahu village
World welcomes 2020 with confetti, fireworks but celebrations shadowed by wildfires, protests, Korea tensions
Large crowds gathered in European capitals for spectacular fireworks displays that lit up the skies over landmarks like Big Ben in London, the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the Parthenon in Athens and the Kremlin in Moscow
Singapore court charges four Indian-origin men for lighting fireworks on Diwali; country has cracker ban since 1972
Fireworks have been banned in Singapore since 1972.
SC order on firecrackers could make manufacturers go bankrupt, create bad debt worth more than Rs 2,000cr, says industry body
The firecrackers manufacturing industry claims that Supreme Court judgment banning use of barium in manufacturing of firecrackers will not only make bursting of firecrackers during festivals impracticable, it could also make the industry go bankrupt incurring bad debt worth more than Rs 2,000 crore
At least 24 people were killed in a series of explosions at fireworks warehouses in the town of Tultepec in central Mexico, including rescue workers who died saving others' lives, officials said
Sivakasi on the edge: Workers fear loss of livelihood if Supreme Court upholds plea seeking firecracker ban, threaten to intensify stir
An indefinite strike by workers of fireworks factories in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, which has been going on since 26 December, is set to intensify, as a fear of loss of livelihood grips the town
Over 860 fireworks factories in Sivakasi go on indefinite strike demanding amendments to environment law
More than 860 fireworks factories in and around Sivakasi, the national hub of the industry, have launched an indefinite closure demanding an amendment to the Environment Protection Act exempting their produce from its purview
The fire broke out at an industrial complex in Tangerang, a satellite city of Jakarta, Indonesia.
Diwali is a perfect setting to get a lot of bokeh shots: the shots where you have dreamy spheres in the background which makes the whole photo look pretty.
On Day 2 of Dera HQ search ops, police find tunnel connecting Ram Rahim's 'gufa' to residence of sadhvis
Search operations at the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana’s Sirsa town began again on Saturday morning amid tight security in the area
Pyongyang city civilians celebrate the successful completion of North Korea's sixth nuclear test on 3 September.
From flashy firework displays for massive crowds to small-town parades, Americans celebrated the United States' 241st birthday in both joyous and serious ways.
Following the Puttangal fireworks tragedy of 2016, the Central government curbs fireworks displays and the state government beefs up security
The Bombay high court today asked civic bodies in Maharashtra to strictly implement rules for firecracker storage in their respective ward areas and take action against those found guilty of violating the conditions
The Kerala High Court today declined bail to 39 accused in the Kollam Puttingal temple fireworks tragedy that claimed 109 lives in April.
Chandy held a review meeting with Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala, Thrissur district administration and office-bearers of Pooram organising committee Friday morning during which the preparations for the festival were analysed.
They also said the chemicals used in the fireworks will have to be checked, according to CNN-IBN.
Revenue (Endowments) Principal Secretary J S V Prasad issued an order to this effect and directed executive officers of all temples in the state to take necessary precautionary measures with immediate effect.
Despite the ghastly event at the temple near Kollam, the Kerala Dewasom Board has refused to ban such or any firecrackers at any of the over 1,200 temples it controls.