• Ban Fire Crackers
    Diwali is celebrated with great vigour all across the nation. Bursting firecrackers is a tradition on Diwali. Diwali is also known as Deepavali in India. Firecrackers! Just the term creates joy and excitement in one’s mind. The heart flutters with thrill and enthusiasm developed by the sight those...
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  • Diwali festival
    in North India open their new account books; 6) Doorways are hung with torans of mango leaves and marigolds; 7) Rangolis are drawn with different colored powders to welcome guests; 8) Exchange sweets and gifts; 9)Bursting firecrackers. 1)Going out to purchase necessities for the New Year; 2...
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  • Farewell
    , considered very auspicious. People wake up before dawn and apply oil on their scalp and body before taking bath, a ritual known as Tailabhyanjana. In parts of North Karnataka, this is followed by the women of the house performing Aarti on the men. The bursting of the crackers ensues. The next day is...
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  • Deepavali
    of crackers and fireworks. This year we burst lot of crackers. Earlier I used to be afraid of crackers. Now I have got over the fear of bursting crackers. My parents tell me that I have to be very careful while bursting. I followed their advice and there was no fire accident also. Sparklers, Rockets...
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  • My Favourite Festival
    . Looking up at the sky one finds rockets and various other fireworks filling the sky with gaiety. The air gets polluted with gas that is emitted by the crackers. Children are warned to be careful while bursting crackers because any neglect could cause burns. In fact the fire stations work overtime on...
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  • Study
    bursting crackers in the building compounds, narrow lanes and congested areas. * Keeping inhalers handy and avoiding direct exposure to the smoke can help reduce the risk. * People with breathing diseases should stay indoor to avoid inhaling smoke from outside. * People suffering from asthma...
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  • Does Diwali Mean Pollution?
    happiness than having it on your face! To be frank, I have been bursting a lot of crackers all through the years. But this year I questioned myself “Why do we burn crackers?” I truly did not find any satisfactory answer to this. So, I decided to go against bursting crackers. I know maybe this act of mine...
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  • Visit to Zoo
    probably because of the manner in which it is observed. The festival is traditionally celebrated with activities like bursting crackers, lighting rows of candles and diyas (earthen lamps) around individual homes, holding dazzling fireworks display and igniting colourful sparklers. What happened during...
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  • Diwali Is the Festival Closet to My Heart
    comes to bursting crackers. Some benevolent ones choose to abstain from them and do charity instead. What fails to pervade them is that these crackers are manufactured by dirt poor people who look forward to this festival all through the year for their livelihood. Why not do charity by purchasing...
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  • diwali
    negligence. Along with themselves they harm our surroundings by air and sound pollution. The garbage caused by crackers is a major problem. Every year we can see hundreds of cases of unfortunate accidents caused by crackers. For children Diwali means new clothes, lots of sweets and bursting of crackers...
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  • Festival
    during these festivals. Festivals also have a negative influence on our society. The bursting of crackers during Diwali pollute the atmosphere. Gambling disturbs public life. During Holi, drunkards brawl in the streets. Temples are decorated at the cost of millions of rupees. The money used for such...
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  • Noise Pollution Details in Kolkata
    when measured in free field condition in impulsive mode, gives peak sound pressure level. It is quite obvious that a number of crackers when bursting serially can easily form a band of continuous noise in the presence of reflecting surfaces. The reverberation of sound wave due to repeated reflection...
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  • Diwali Festival
    colourful lights, lots of sweets,joy and fun. Schools are closed for ten to fifteen days all over the India. A special interest for children on Diwali is the bursting of crackers. Sparklers light up the sky. People greet each other with joy and sweets are exchanged....
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  • Diwali
    youngest in the family. They emerge with new clothes and a look of anticipation at the thought of bursting crackers, which symbolizes the killing of the demon king Narakasur. Lehiyan: But before that comes Lehiyan, the bitter concoction, to cleanse the system of its festive over-eating! Then to the...
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  • diwali
    of Lord Krishna & Demon Narakasura:  For many, Deepavali is incomplete without firecrackers and the bursting of crackers is associated with the killing of the frantic Narakasura (ruler of Pragjyotishpur, Nepal) by Lord Krishna. Lord Krishna's divine mediation led to the liberation of the...
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  • Pollution Due to Diwali
    & uncivilized works. Today, using cracker is becoming a fashion. Millions are spent on this worthless garbage stuff. Bursting crackers is turning to a competition & a status indicator. Many people feel proud to show off their wealth by investing thousands or even lakhs on this non-sense stuff. Though I’ve...
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  • Soham
    stations in Mumbai for over 15 years. These monitoring stations measured the air pollutant levels according to who prescribed guidelines and methods.  | Fire crackers:- A 50-100% increase in pollution levels during Diwali days due to bursting of firecrackers, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board...
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  • Comprehension Practice
    stock so that _______________________ bite was bursting with flavour. The other thing I’ll be _______________________ for is the well-seasoned lor bak (S$8 for a set). Penang lor bak is much like Singapore’s ngoh hiang, paper-thin soybean sheet rolls filled with marinated minced pork hit with five...
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  • Festival
    . Bursting crackers is turning to a competition & a status indicator. Many people feel proud to show off their wealth by investing thousands or even lakhs on this non-sense stuff. Though I’ve used Diwali here as it’s a major event in India when considerable amount of crackers are used, in almost...
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  • Auspicious Diwali
    and start bursting crackers 10 days before!!On Diwali day I get up early bathe my self and have some delicious "PENNY"(traditional sweet of Diwali) and perform Lakshmi Pooja. And I will lit some diyas and burst a lot of crackers!!After Diwali is over, i miss it a lot! Diwali Preparations in...
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