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Firecrackers

Nov 10, 2020 17:31
The state government said the districts where the AQI is moderate or better, only green crackers should be sold. Laser or digital technology should also be encouraged in these districts. read more
Nov 09, 2020 12:38
According to an order by the Haryana government, bursting of firecrackers will be allowed only between 8pm and 10pm during the upcoming festivals. Violators, the order said, would face stringent punishment. read more
Nov 06, 2020 22:12
Manufacturers in Sivakasi say that they face a threat of closure. Since the pandemic induced lockdown on March 24, the firecrackers industry brought their shutters down for 55 days. read more
Nov 06, 2020 11:05
While some states have imposed a total ban, others have imposed a ban only on “imported” firecrackers. Covid-19 and air pollution are the reasons behind states banning firecrackers. read more
Oct 26, 2019 15:42
Over the last few years, Dubai Municipality inspectors have been cracking down on the illegal sale of fireworks during the festival. read more
Oct 22, 2019 21:09
Earlier this month, the Delhi Police arrested another man and seized from him 146kg firecrackers which had stocked at a warehouse near Dwarka. read more
Nov 07, 2018 07:18
The decision is poised to hurt the air quality situation, which will likely hit severe levels after Wednesday evening’s Diwali celebrations. read more
Nov 06, 2018 09:07
At retail outlets around Delhi’s Mayur Vihar phase-I, Trilokpuri sector-27 and New Kondli, the firecracker shops were closed, but the owners were reachable over phone numbers displayed on the boards of their shops. All promised home deliveries. read more
Oct 30, 2018 09:23
The ‘green crackers’ would be equally colourful as the traditional fireworks. When tested in the laboratory, these plant-based fireworks have proved to be 50-60% less polluting than traditional fireworks. read more
Oct 24, 2018 07:18
This year, Diwali, which falls on November 7, will coincide with the stubble burning season that might continue till November 15. read more