SAPTARI, Oct 30: Property worth Rs 300 thousand was gutted by the fire that started from a firecracker exploded in course of Tihar celebration here last night.

NEW DELHI, Oct 20:  Air pollution in New Delhi hit 18 times the healthy limit on Friday under a thick, toxic haze after a night of fireworks to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali - despite a court-ordered ban on their sales.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Are you buying firecrackers to explode during Tihar for fun and gaiety? Beware, here is how deleterious effect of the firecrackers blast can be- one can suffer cancer!