Delhi’s air quality remains ‘very poor’ post-Deepavali

Delhi had anticipated the season’s worst pollution levels on the morning after Deepavali, but the air quality, although ‘very poor’, turned out better than the last three years, according to data of the government’s air quality monitors. Continue Reading

Guv, TN CM extend Deepavali greetings

Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, political leaders and others extended greetings to people on the eve of Deepavali. Continue Reading

Chennai resident keeps ‘Deepavali marundhu’ tradition alive

Amid the din and bustle of MGR Road in Nanganallur is Hema Vidyasankar who has chosen to take the old route. She goes the extra mile to prepare the Deepavali marundhu at home. Thanks to her mother from where the tradition was passed down. Continue Reading

South Chennai District Fire Officer makes elaborate arrangements

While the Deepavali vibes are already here. The State Fire and Rescue Services officials are pulling up the sock to prevent mishap. This year, however, the fire accidents would be minimum due to the Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board order. According to the notification, residents are allowed to burst crackers between 6 am and 7 am and 7 pm and 8 pm. Firemen in the city welcome the decision as it would reduce the accidents. Continue Reading

Deepavali spirits dawn Nanganallur

Long queues, coins jingling, goodies everywhere. This is Deepavali at the Fourth Main Road market in Nanganallur.
The ever-busy bazaar was bustling with people all over to do the festival purchase and it is the time where people work hard and reap the benefits. Continue Reading

Burst crackers safely during festival of lights

Deepavali is often expressed with two most essential features – the diya and fireworks. Continue Reading

Rs 4,000 fine for violating odd-even scheme in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced that the fine for violating the odd-even scheme to be implemented in Delhi and NCR from 4 to 15 November has been set at Rs 4,000. Continue Reading