Hyderabad: Two persons were killed and another critically injured in a firecracker blast at Kandikal Gate area in Chatrinaka late on Thursday night. The incident occurred when they were trying to light a firecracker dump, police said. The victims were identified as Jagannadh Mallik (26) and Bishnu Mahato (31), while the injured person was Virender […]
Hyderabad: A total of 42 individuals who had sustained different kinds of eye related injuries while bursting firecrackers during the Diwali celebrations, received treatment at State-run Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital, Mehdipatnam. Out of the 42 patients who were brought to the emergency wing of the tertiary eye-care facility between Wednesday and Friday, seven patients were […]
Hyderabad: Diwali is a day of celebration and having a good time with our family and friends. Unfortunately, it is not the same for our furry friends. Most animals, pets, and stray, find the day very discomforting as noise and air pollution go up. Not understanding the sudden commotion, many animals and birds even get […]
“Production, sale, and use of firecrackers and series crackers or laris other than green crackers are banned, and illegal imports, sale, and distribution of these fireworks is a punishable offense,” the order read.
Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Friday appealed citizens to encourage community fire-cracking. To facilitate the same and for smooth conduct of the festival, locations will also be identified, said the civic body. “Citizens are requested to share information pertaining to sale of banned firecrackers to the nearest Police Station. Citizens are also […]
Hyderabad: Every year during Diwali, several animals – pets and stray – are traumatised due to the noise, light as well as the pollution from fireworks. On a few unfortunate occasions, it has been observed that people also throw or tie firecrackers to the tail of the animal leaving them grievously injured. While many citizens […]
"There will be a total ban on the sale and use of all kinds of firecrackers during COVID-19 pandemic in the NCR and all cities/towns in the country where the ambient air quality falls under the 'poor' and above category," a bench of the NGT, headed by its chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, said in its order on Tuesday.