AAP govt spent Rs 6 crore on Diwali Laxmi Puja event in Delhi: Activist cites RTI reply

The mega event that saw participation by CM Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues along with their spouses at Akshardham Temple here was telecast live.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Restrictions on crackers to continue

TS can burst green crackers on Christmas and New Year days, from 11.55 pm to 12.30 am.

published on : 3rd December 2020

Maruti Suzuki sells over 2 lakh vehicles between Navratri and Dhanteras, maintains market share

India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India sold around 2.34 lakh vehicles between the beginning of Navratri and the end of Diwali.

published on : 21st November 2020

Chinese company Xiaomi clocks 8.3 per cent growth during festive season, sells over 13 million devices in India

Xiaomi's rival Realme on Wednesday had said it has clocked 20 per cent growth in sales this festive season, selling 8.3 million smartphones in the country.

published on : 19th November 2020

Watch for post-Diwali sales to see if demand stabilizes: Nestle MD

Several indicators including e-commerce sales and the Nikkei Purchasing Managers Index showed a surge in sales during the festive period.

published on : 19th November 2020

Despite cracker ban in Diwali, air quality in Bhubaneswar remains moderate

Data obtained from the Odisha State Pollution Control Board shows Bhubaneswar's 24-hour average AQI on Diwali day stood at 137 as compared to 164 last year. 

published on : 17th November 2020

Andhra witnessed less air pollution this Diwali compared to previous years

In 2019, the 24-hour average AQI in Visakhapatnam on Diwali was 326, which is very poor, he added.

published on : 17th November 2020

Around 70 per cent people didn't burn firecrackers on Diwali: Delhi minister Gopal Rai

The Delhi government had on November 5 banned the sale and use of all kinds of firecrackers in the city till November 30.

published on : 16th November 2020

A Deepavali unlike any other

A Deepavali release in Tamil cinema has always meant a ‘high’ for audiences and filmmakers alike.

published on : 16th November 2020

Delhi Fire Service receives lesser fire related calls this Diwali

The Delhi Fire Service recorded lesser number of fire-related calls on Diwali this year compared to the previous two years.

published on : 16th November 2020

Quiet Diwali lights up Twin City as people respond to government appeal

Rs 1.5 lakh fine collected from shops and individuals for violations in the State Capital  

published on : 16th November 2020

Chennai-based NGO Communitree uses Deepavali trash to treasure trove of saplings

But, where does all the trash go? Some of it end up clogging drains, some gets burnt, while others reach the dumpyard, but very little gets recycled.

published on : 16th November 2020

Awareness, regulations may have helped keep pollution levels in Chennai under control

The factors affecting air quality were low compared to previous year and this year, the quality index was within safe limits and reached unhealthy levels after evening.

published on : 16th November 2020

More than 106 distress calls received by Chennai's fire service control room during Diwali

A total of 428 people were booked for violating timings in Chennai with West Zone seeing most number of such cases.

published on : 16th November 2020

Six shops gutted in fire in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad on Diwali night

Around six shops located in various parts of the district were gutted in fire caused by firecrackers on the night of Diwali.

published on : 15th November 2020
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