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Diwali celebrations

India, Pakistan troops exchange Diwali sweets at Wagah Border

Earlier, the two sides had exchanged sweets on the occasion of Eid al-Adha and India's 72nd Independence Day.

07 Nov 2018 2:13 PM

Delhi wakes up to hazy Diwali morning, air quality remains 'poor'

Delhi's air quality is expected to deteriorate to 'severe plus emergency' category after Diwali, SAFAR said.

07 Nov 2018 12:45 PM

Delhi: Over 640 kg of firecrackers seized from 3 different areas of city

A case has been registered and investigation is going on to trace the source of the recovered firecrackers or explosive items, police said.

04 Nov 2018 12:56 PM

Air Quality Index less than 300 in parts of Delhi

On October 9, the Supreme Court banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and NCR till November 1, to reduce high levels of pollution.

23 Oct 2017 7:05 PM

A green Diwali at last?

It looks like the campaign against firecrackers may have worked.

22 Oct 2017 12:43 AM


Air quality much better, says Harsh Vardhan

Mr Vardhan said that for monitoring of air quality days have been classified into ‘good’, ‘satisfactory’ and ‘moderate’.

21 Oct 2017 1:41 AM

Mist, fog enshrouds Delhi post-Diwali, mercury drops to 20.5 degrees

According to the MeT Department, the visibility reported at 8:30 am was 500 m and it improved as the day progressed.

20 Oct 2017 2:06 PM

Diwali in Delhi: Cloth godown goes ablaze, fire department gets 204 calls

Out of 204 calls made to the city's fire department, 51 were related to use of crackers.

20 Oct 2017 12:44 PM

Ayodhya is my personal belief, it's my duty to develop temple town: Yogi

'I am trying to bring the Ayodhya town on the world tourist map by ensuring all-round development,' the chief minister said.

19 Oct 2017 6:01 PM

Video: Soldiers in J&K's Poonch district celebrate Diwali

Soldiers celebrated the auspicious festival by lighting oil lamps.

19 Oct 2017 10:17 AM


Ram Rajya means home for all, no poverty, discrimination: Adityanath

Adityanath hit out at critics claiming that there were some who opposed and questioned his actions regardless of what he did.

18 Oct 2017 8:37 PM

Donald Trump hails Indian-Americans, celebrates Diwali at White House

Trump said he greatly valued his ‘very strong relationship’ with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

18 Oct 2017 10:40 AM

MPCB to monitor noise levels to track violators

With noise being recognised as an ambient air pollutant, bursting crackers is bound to disturb air quality. 

18 Oct 2017 2:05 AM

Ban nuclear weapons, not firecrackers: Delhi shopkeepers after SC order on sale

With losses running into crores, their Diwali was going up in smoke, said shopkeepers in Sadar Bazar and Jama Masjid.

09 Oct 2017 8:38 PM

Ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi till Oct 31: SC

Diwali is on October 19 and the order effectively means that no firecrackers will be available for purchase before the festival.

09 Oct 2017 12:05 PM