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BMC inaugurates illuminated Juhu beach, activists raise concern about ‘light pollution’

The study by Awaaz foundation mentions that light pollution affects sleep, increases headache, fatigue and stress and decreases sexual functioning. It also disrupts the food chain and confuses animal navigation at night.

Noisier festivities on second day, says Awaaz Foundation

“All readings were taken in the extended time period of 10 pm to 12 am in residential areas having educational institutions, hospitals, religious places and courts,” said Sumaira Abdulali, founder of Awaaz foundation and an anti-noise pollution activist.

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Air,water,greenery... pollution takes a toll

Reluctance on part of government agencies to implement laws and lack of awareness on part of citizens will spell trouble for the city’s environment unless adequate measures are taken

‘Quietest’ Diwali for Mumbaikars in a decade: NGO

‘Maximum noise level recorded at 124 decibels this year as opposed to 127 dB last year’.

‘Noise levels soared past 100 dB in many areas’

On Wednesday,the last day of Ganeshotsav celebrations,noise levels crossed 100 decibels (dB) in nine areas and noise pollution norms were violated in two silence zones

Ganpati Festival

Noise levels recorded on the fifth day of Ganpati festival celebrations reached as high as 112 decibel on Ranade Road

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5 differently abled orphan girls beaten,raped in Jaipur residential school

Four persons,including director of NGO 'Awaaz Foundation',have been arrested after the incident.

Sena takes HC permission for granted

Dusshera rally records highest pollution in 3 years.

Last Ganesh visarjan day creates noise pollution record

At Linking Road in Bandra,S V Road,Dadar,Lower Parel and Worli Naka,the levels were above 100 dB. On September 23,the fifth day of the festival,Awaaz had recorded 115 dB

Day Seven: Noise levels remain high

Noise levels recorded on the seventh day of Ganpati visarjan were beyond the permissible limits.

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