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Lawyer moves NGT seeking designated place for fire-crackers

A lawyer Thursday moved the National Green Tribunal against the environmental hazard caused by use of fire-crackers during festivals like Diwali and sought the creation of designated time and places for bursting them.

Three killed in fire-cracker unit explosion in Andhra Pradesh

Two women and a child were charred and four other labourers seriously injured when a consignment of fire-crackers to be used in New Year celebrations exploded at a manufacturing unit in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Ban on sale of fire-crackers in congested areas in Ghaziabad

The district administration imposed a ban on the sale of fire-crackers in congested areas of the city, a top district official said.