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An Environmentally Friendly Firecracker? India Is Willing to Try.

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2019

Diwali is the Hindu festival of light, and during the height of the celebrations in India each autumn, much of that illumination is coming from barely controlled explosions: the firecrackers, sparklers and other fireworks that millions here love to ignite as night falls. But...

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Four-day laser show in CP from Saturday for cracker-free Diwali

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

The government will organise a four-day laser show in Connaught Place (CP), beginning October 26, to encourage citizens not to burst crackers this Diwali, said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday. Pollution-free The move aims at encouraging a “community and pollution-...

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No blanket ban, but SC puts checks on firecrackers this Diwali

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2018

People can burst low-emission firecrackers between 8 pm and 10 pm this Diwali, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, ruling against a blanket ban on fireworks. But the top court ordered that the...

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