SYDNEY/HONG KONG/LONDON, Jan 1: The world celebrated the New Year on Wednesday with fireworks displays from Sydney to London, although celebrations were clouded by deadly wildfires in Australia, protests in Hong Kong and India and nuclear tensions with North Korea.

Tihar is an important Hindu festival celebrated in Nepal and India. During Deepawali or the festival of lights, people put diyas and pretty lights outside their homes to light up the night.

At least 23 people killed in an explosion at a fireworks factory near the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, reports say.

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KINGSTON, June 12: World record holder Usain Bolt has bid farewell to the tracks of his native Jamaica, winning a 100-meter race amid fireworks and honors.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The Nepal Army will be hosting musical concert and pyrotechnics display during the Mahashivaratri and Army Day which falls on February 24 this year.

CHITWAN, Jan 9: The fourth edition of the 'Khichara Festival' is gearing up for another round of fireworks at the under construction Khairhani stadium beginning January 12 with an aim to keep the Tharu culture alive and running.

TULTEPEC, Mexico, Dec 21: A powerful chain-reaction explosion ripped through Mexico's best-known fireworks market on the northern outskirts of the capital Tuesday, killing at least 26 people, injuring scores more and sending a huge plume of charcoal-gray smoke billowing into the sky.

Confiscated fireworks destroyed

October 23, 2016 14:47 pm

DHANGADI, Oct 23:The police in Kailali today destroyed a huge cache of the fireworks worth Rs one lakh that were confiscated from the Nepal-India border in Kailali while being smuggled into the country.