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Delhi Govt Bans Firecrackers During Diwali

Sep 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The government has banned the storage, sale and use of firecrackers during Diwali in the national capital

Fire Explosion In Tamil Nadu Firecracker factory, 11 Killed In Blast

Feb 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister E.K. Palaniswami announced Rs 3 lakh for the families of the deceased.

Ahead Of New Year Celebrations, NGT Puts A Ban On Sale, Use Of Firecrackers

Green crackers can be used on Christmas and New Year only for 35 minutes at midnight in NCR and neighbouring areas with decent air quality.

Allahabad MP Rita Bahuguna's Granddaughter Dies Of Burns

Nov 17, 2020 PTI

Bahugana's six-year-old granddaughter died around 2 am on Tuesday after receiving severe burns.

Virat Kohli, Anushka Draw Flak For Urging Netizens To Avoid Firecrackers On Diwali

Twitter was abuzz with hashtags against the cricketer as well as Anushka Sharma for asking people to refrain from bursting firecrackers.

15 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Back To 'Severe'; Diwali Firecrackers Add To Misery


A layer of haze lingered over Delhi-NCR at night as people continued bursting firecrackers despite a ban.

14 November, 2020

Delhi’s Air Quality Turns ‘Severe’


High levels of PM10 and PM2.5 particles are expected to be present in the atmosphere between 1 am and 6 am, officials said.

13 November, 2020

Telangana Govt Permits Sale, Use Of Green Crackers


The specified time period for bursting of crackers is between 8 PM and 10 PM on Deepavali day

11 November, 2020

SC Refuses To Interfere With Calcutta HC Order Banning Crackers Use, Sale


'We are in a situation where at this time, preservation of life is more important and the high court knows what is required at the ground level: SC

10 November, 2020

Diwali Gone Up In Smoke, Say Traders Facing Losses After Firecracker Ban


Traders, shopkeepers plan to move Lt governor to seek his help

09 November, 2020

Firecracker Ban Violation Can Lead To Jail Term Of 6 Yrs: Delhi Minister


Delhi government last week imposed a ban on sale and bursting of firecrackers from November 7 to 30.

09 November, 2020

NGT Imposes Ban On Sale, Use Of Firecrackers In Delhi From November 9 To November 30


The NGT also directed all states and Union Territories to initiate special drives to contain air pollution from all sources in view of the potential of aggravation of Covid-19.

05 November, 2020

Air Pollution Increases Risk Of Death From Covid-19: NGT


The report also states that long-term exposure to air pollution can cause many of the health conditions associated with increased vulnerability to Covid-19.

05 November, 2020

Delhi Govt Bans Firecrackers Ahead Of Diwali


Arvind Kejriwal announced the ban along with measures to ramp up medical infrastructure in light of worsening Covid-19 situation.

05 November, 2020

CM Arvind Kejriwal Asks Delhites To Join 'Laxmi Puja' From Home This Diwali


Amid a surge in Coronavirus cases and rising pollution levels, CM Arvind Kejriwal appealed people not to burst firecrackers.

05 November, 2020

Covid-19 Situation Is Deteriorating In Delhi Due To Rising Air Pollution: Arvind Kejriwal


Kejriwal said he along with his cabinet ministers will perform ''Lakshmi Puja'' at 7.39 pm at some place and urged Delhiites to join them from their homes by watching it on television.

03 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Turns 'Very Poor' After Marginal Improvement


Air quality likely to dip on Wednesday and Thursday, monitoring agency warns.

03 November, 2020

Avoid Bursting Firecrackers During Diwali: Delhi Environment Minister


Only ‘green crackers’ can be manufactured, sold and used in Delhi, as per an SC order issued in 2018.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.

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