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Mumbai 'cracks' air quality record after fireworks ban

Mumbai 'cracks' air quality record after fireworks ban

Mumbai has second-best air quality in 6 years; Shivaji Park tops list of areas with high level of pollutants

Mira Bhayandar: 64 booked for violating fireworks timing on Diwali

Mira Bhayandar: 64 booked for violating fireworks timing on Diwali

Sixty-four people have been booked by the police in the twin-city for violating the stipulated time limit imposed by the Mira Bhayandar M...Read More

Bhopal: Manufacturers get freehand to decide rates of fireworks

Bhopal: Manufacturers get freehand to decide rates of fireworks

Shopkeepers selling crackers as per their whims Explosive dept & dist admin shift onus of deciding sale price on fireworks manufacturers

85-Year-old serving Idlis at Re 1, gets support from govt and industry leaders

85-Year-old serving Idlis at Re 1, gets support from govt and industry leaders

She will no longer have to use firewood for cooking and the grinding stone to make the idli batter, her daily routine for the past 30 yea...Read More

China restricts fireworks’ sale to cut air pollution during Spring Festival

China restricts fireworks’ sale to cut air pollution during Spring Festival

Beijing: China will regulate the sale of fireworks in the capital as part of its efforts to combat air pollution during the week-long cel...Read More

Diwali: Singapore court charges 4 NRIs

Diwali: Singapore court charges 4 NRIs

Singapore: Four Indian-origin men were charged by a Singapore court on Saturday for lighting fireworks on Diwali. Lighting of fireworks h...Read More

Ujjain: Rise in noise pollution, air quality moderate on Diwali night

Ujjain: Rise in noise pollution, air quality moderate on Diwali night

Diwali celebrations in the city pushed the noise level and air quality index to moderate level in several parts of Ujjain with fireworks ...Read More

Indore: Fun, fervour & lights

Indore: Fun, fervour & lights

Celebrating the festival of lights, people took a break from their routine and got involved in religious celebrations, prayers and get-to...Read More

Mumbai: Fireworks are passe, students fired up with creative zeal

Mumbai: Fireworks are passe, students fired up with creative zeal

Mumbai: This Diwali, students of various schools have decided to dabble in creative and performing arts and acquire soft skills, instead ...Read More

Indore: Temple trips, bonding to mark D-day

Indore: Temple trips, bonding to mark D-day

The festival of lights comes with blessings, prayers, get-togethers, fireworks and more. To celebrate the day, people are planning their ...Read More

Mumbai: Bursting firecrackers beyond deadline? Beware, you could be arrested

Mumbai: Bursting firecrackers beyond deadline? Beware, you could be arrested

Mumbai: With the commencement of the festival of lights, Diwali, Mumbai Police are all set to keep an eye on people celebrating it with f...Read More

Fireworks, flags as Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential vote

Fireworks, flags as Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential vote

Rio De Janeiro: Right wing former army captain Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil on Sunday after beating leftist opponent Fe...Read More

Mumbai: People want more bang for their buck, says Shopkeepers

Mumbai: People want more bang for their buck, says Shopkeepers

Mumbai: Fireworks wholesalers and shopkeepers in Mumbai said more people opt for noisy crackers, instead of the green, low-emission ones ...Read More

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Philippines volcano ‘fireworks’ is a big draw

Legazpi : Spectacular lava “fireworks” shooting from its crater are drawing tourists to the Philippines’ most active volcano, authorities...Read More

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Bhopal: Firecrackers sales lose spark, may slump by 50%

Bhopal: For some, Diwali, the festival of lights is incomplete if not accompanied with the sounds of crackers. However, following growing...Read More

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Stampede leaves 1,500 fans injured

Turin (Italy) : More than 1,500 people were injured, seven seriously, after a bomb scare triggered a stampede among Juventus fans watchin...Read More

Indore: 47 boxes of crackers seized from Musakhedi area

Indore: 47 boxes of crackers seized from Musakhedi area

Indore: Action against illegal warehousing of fireworks continued for second day on Thursday. A team seized as many as 47 box crackers fr...Read More

Mexico fireworks market explosion leaves 31 dead

Mexico fireworks market explosion leaves 31 dead

Tultepec : A massive explosion gutted Mexico’s biggest fireworks market, killing at least 31 people and injuring 72, says AFP. The confla...Read More

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Possession or sale of imported fireworks illegal: Govt

New Delhi : In view of Chinese fireworks flooding the markets during the festive season, the government on Wednesday said that the posses...Read More

Italian cities ban New Year’s Eve fireworks because of smog

Italian cities ban New Year’s Eve fireworks because of smog

Milan – Smog is helping to put a damper on New Year’s Eve celebrations throughout Italy, as Rome, Milan and other cities ban fireworks in...Read More

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