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Green crackers are made using less polluting raw materials.(PTI)

What are green firecrackers? All you need to know

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2020 03:04 PM IST
Developed by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), green crackers emits pollutants at a 30% lesser rate than their conventional counterparts.
Customers look to buy green crackers ahead of Diwali festival in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT FILE PHOTO)
Customers look to buy green crackers ahead of Diwali festival in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT FILE PHOTO)

Only green cracker sale allowed in 6 Uttarakhand cities, 2-hour window for bursting them during festivals

PUBLISHED ON NOV 11, 2020 05:27 PM IST
The Trivendra Singh Rawat-led government allowed the public to burst green crackers from 8 pm to 10 pm on the occasion of Diwali and Gurupurab and from 6 am to 8 am for Chhath Puja.
CEERI Director said that e-cracker produces different illumination patterns and sounds and is reusable.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
CEERI Director said that e-cracker produces different illumination patterns and sounds and is reusable.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Amid ‘green cracker’ pitch, Rajasthan lab comes up with e-crackers

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Rakesh Goswami
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 03:33 PM IST
Scientists at the Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI) in Pilani have recently developed four varieties of battery-fitted e-crackers, the electronic version of firecrackers.
Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said although less-polluting “green crackers” have been devised and the technology will be shared with the industry soon, it will not be available this Diwali.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said although less-polluting “green crackers” have been devised and the technology will be shared with the industry soon, it will not be available this Diwali.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)

‘Green crackers’ won’t be available this Diwali: Union Minister

Nerw Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 07:01 PM IST
The green crackers manufactured were sent to the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) for safety checks and granting licences to the manufacturers.
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