Tag: Fire Crackers

Sale of crackers post-licence expiry
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Sale of crackers post-licence expiry

November 18, 2020

Case registered against three persons Mysore/Mysuru: Kuvempunagar Police have registered a case against three persons for selling crackers even after expiry of licence. The three persons — Manjunath, Balachandra and Krishna – had opened a cracker stall at an empty space near Bandanthamma Kalamma Temple on New Kantharaj Urs Road in Kuvempunagar after obtaining licence…

Cracker stall owners wrap up business
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Cracker stall owners wrap up business

November 17, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: After conducting moderate business for three days, cracker stall owners, who had opened their outlets at J.K. Grounds in city, began to wrap up their business this morning as the three-day permission to conduct sales concluded on Nov. 16 midnight. Cracker traders, this morning, were seen packing the remaining stocks and shifting the same…

Cracker traders Red over Green Order
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Cracker traders Red over Green Order

November 15, 2020

Illegal non-Green cracker stalls shut Mysore/Mysuru: It may be a festival of lights for some but it is definitely a dark Deepavali for a majority of traders who could not sell a single cracker following the order from Karnataka High Court to sell only green crackers. Over two dozen cracker stalls across the city had…

City Top Cop declares Silent Zones
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City Top Cop declares Silent Zones

November 15, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In view of Deepavali, City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta has declared the following places in city as ‘Silent Zones’ and has also banned bursting of crackers in these areas till 12 midnight of Nov. 16.  The places that are declared as ‘Silent Zones’ are:  Mysuru Zoo, Karanji Lake, Kukkarahalli Lake, Lingambudhi Lake, Public Parks,…

No sale, bursting of crackers after 10 pm
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No sale, bursting of crackers after 10 pm

November 15, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Dr. A.N. Prakash Gowda has instructed Inspectors of all Police Stations in city to keep vigil over bursting of crackers in their jurisdictions as there is an order banning bursting of crackers after 10 pm from Nov. 14 to 16. The DCP, in a circular dated Nov. 13, has…

Non-Green Pataki shops shut
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Non-Green Pataki shops shut

November 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Several cracker traders shut their stalls at various locations in city this morning after Police and Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) officials strictly insisted on selling only green crackers and refused to allow the sale of conventional crackers. A trader fell at the feet of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Dr….

All crackers are green… light it without tension
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All crackers are green… light it without tension

November 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Over 90 per cent of crackers manufactured at Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu (TN)  are green crackers and people can light firecrackers without worry of causing air pollution, said office-bearers of Hebbal Industrial Area Crackers Traders Association. Addressing a joint press conference here his morning, V. Ravi, Anand, Harish and Manikanth said that in 2018,…

Green Crackers: …I am not aware of it
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Green Crackers: …I am not aware of it

November 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: “I do not know what green cracker means. I will ask somebody and get back to you”. This is how Health and Medical Education Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar reacted to a question on the use of green crackers during the coming Deepavali festival.  Talking to reporters here yesterday, he said Technical Committee on COVID-19…

Green Crackers? Officials in a quandary
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Green Crackers? Officials in a quandary

November 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Hours after Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa issued a revised order asking people to burst green crackers, officials in district-level are googling the word ‘Green Crackers’ to know about its nature and ways to differentiate between conventional and green crackers. “Frankly, we don’t know how to distinguish among two varieties of crackers. We may have…

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