Sky lanterns pollute and may cause fire: Environmentalists

Although sky lanterns are being claimed by marketers as an "eco-friendly" alternative to crackers and fireworks this Diwali, experts say it not only poses grave risk to the environment but can also lead to fire.

Pulwama DM asks people to carry lanterns at night

Authorities in Kashmir`s Pulwama
district have asked people to carry lanterns during night in
view of the intense vigil being undertaken by security forces
following increased militant activity in the area.