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Batala firecracker factory explosion: Over 16 killed, 50 feared trapped
India

Batala firecracker factory explosion: Over 16 killed, 50 feared trapped

In a tragic incident, a massive fire erupted at a firecracker factory in Batala, Gurdaspur district of Punjab on Wednesday.
#NewYearsEve: Delhiites burst firecrackers throwing SC-order out of the window
Delhi

#NewYearsEve: Delhiites burst firecrackers throwing SC-order out of the window

Even as the national capital continued its battle with toxic air, several instances of firecracker bursting, before and after the time limit fixed by the apex court, were observed in Delhi-NCR during New Year celebrations.
'Ensure implementation of SC order on fire crackers on NY'
Delhi

'Ensure implementation of SC order on fire crackers on NY'

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed the Delhi Police to ensure the apex court order on burning firecrackers is complied with on New Year.
#BollywoodHypocrisy: Priyanka trolled for post-wedding fireworks after 'No Crackers' gyaan
Entertainment

#BollywoodHypocrisy: Priyanka trolled for post-wedding fireworks after 'No Crackers' gyaan

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got married in a grand ceremony on December 1, 2018.
Mumbai: 100 locals booked for violating SC's firecrackers' order
Mumbai

Mumbai: 100 locals booked for violating SC's firecrackers' order

In Mumbai, 100 cases were filed against locals for flouting Supreme Court order on firecrackers, and 53 against firecrackers vendors.
Diwali: Tamil Nadu gets 6-7am, 7-8pm slots for bursting crackers
India

Diwali: Tamil Nadu gets 6-7am, 7-8pm slots for bursting crackers

In line with the Supreme Court's direction, Tamil Nadu government said today that people in the state would be allowed to burst firecrackers between 6-7am and 7-8pm on Diwali.
Two killed in explosion at illegal firecracker warehouse in UP
India

Two killed in explosion at illegal firecracker warehouse in UP

Two were killed and as many others were injured in an explosion at an illegal firecracker godown in Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), police said today.
SC timings for bursting firecrackers in TN, Puducherry to change
India

SC timings for bursting firecrackers in TN, Puducherry to change

The Supreme Court today modified its order of fixing a slot of 8 pm to 10 pm for bursting firecrackers on Diwali.
UP: Explosion in firecracker factory kills 7, injures 3
India

UP: Explosion in firecracker factory kills 7, injures 3

In a tragic incident that once again underscores the hazards of the firecrackers industry, an explosion at a firecracker factory in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun district has left at least seven people dead, while at least three people have been severely injured.

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