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

Nov 15, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

Nov 15, 2020 PTI

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


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.

Telangana Govt Permits Sale, Use Of Green Crackers

Nov 13, 2020 PTI

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


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

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10 November, 2020

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

PTI

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

PTI

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

PTI

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

PTI

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

PTI

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

PTI

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


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05 November, 2020

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

PTI

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

PTI

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


03 November, 2020

Avoid Bursting Firecrackers During Diwali: Delhi Environment Minister

PTI

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


02 November, 2020

Possession, Sale Of Imported Firecrackers Declared Illegal In Haryana

PTI

Deputy commissioners have been asked to be alert, check the sale


02 November, 2020

Rajasthan Government Bans Sale Of Firecrackers Amid Covid Crisis

PTI

Protecting the lives of people is paramount for the government in this challenging time, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said while reviewing the coronavirus situation on Sunday.


04 September, 2020

Seven Women Killed In Blast At Firecracker Unit In Tamil Nadu; CM K Palaniswami Announces Relief

PTI

Chief Minister K Palaniswami, who expressed his condolences to the bereaved families, announced a solatium of Rs 2 lakh each to them.


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24 October, 2019

Push For 'Green Crackers' Sees Red Amid Short Supply, Low Sales

PTI

Only two varieties of eco-friendly firecrackers are available in markets, but they are also hard to come by.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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