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At least 2 dead, 9 injured in Punjab's Tarn Taran district after firecrackers carried on tractor trolley explode
India

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
World

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

SC order on firecrackers could make manufacturers go bankrupt, create bad debt worth more than Rs 2,000cr, says industry body
India

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

Explosions rip through fireworks warehouses in town north of Mexico City; 24 killed, dozens injured
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Explosions rip through fireworks warehouses in town north of Mexico City; 24 killed, dozens injured

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
India

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
India

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

Blaze erupts in Indonesia fireworks factory outside Jakarta; 47 dead, 43 reportedly injured
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Blaze erupts in Indonesia fireworks factory outside Jakarta; 47 dead, 43 reportedly injured

The fire broke out at an industrial complex in Tangerang, a satellite city of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Diwali 2017: Here is everything you need to keep in mind while photographing fireworks
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Diwali 2017: Here is everything you need to keep in mind while photographing fireworks

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
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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

Civilians in North Korea celebrate country's sixth nuclear test with fireworks and parades
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Civilians in North Korea celebrate country's sixth nuclear test with fireworks and parades

Pyongyang city civilians celebrate the successful completion of North Korea's sixth nuclear test on 3 September.

Happy Fourth Of July: How Americans celebrated their 241st Independence Day
World

Happy Fourth Of July: How Americans celebrated their 241st Independence Day

From flashy firework displays for massive crowds to small-town parades, Americans celebrated the United States' 241st birthday in both joyous and serious ways.

Thrissur Pooram 2017: After last year's Kollam tragedy, government takes sting out of festival
India

Thrissur Pooram 2017: After last year's Kollam tragedy, government takes sting out of festival

Following the Puttangal fireworks tragedy of 2016, the Central government curbs fireworks displays and the state government beefs up security

Bombay High Court asks Maharashtra civic bodies to follow rules on sale, storage of firecrackers
India

Bombay High Court asks Maharashtra civic bodies to follow rules on sale, storage of firecrackers

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

Kollam temple fire: Kerala HC declines bail to 39 accused
India

Kollam temple fire: Kerala HC declines bail to 39 accused

The Kerala High Court today declined bail to 39 accused in the Kollam Puttingal temple fireworks tragedy that claimed 109 lives in April.

Thrissur Poorum will be celebrated acc to HC guidelines, says Chandy
India

Thrissur Poorum will be celebrated acc to HC guidelines, says Chandy

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.

Kollam tragedy: Kerala govt won't support total ban on firecrackers, says CM Chandy
India

Kollam tragedy: Kerala govt won't support total ban on firecrackers, says CM Chandy

They also said the chemicals used in the fireworks will have to be checked, according to CNN-IBN.

Following Kollam tragedy, fireworks banned in AP temple festival
India

Following Kollam tragedy, fireworks banned in AP temple festival

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.

Kollam tragedy aftermath: Tackle firecrackers head on, ban them or make them expensive
India

Kollam tragedy aftermath: Tackle firecrackers head on, ban them or make them expensive

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.