November 08, 2021 9:45 am
According to an MPCB report, Karve Road (87.6dB) reported the highest noise level during daytime while Swargate (77.6 dB) witnessed the highest noise level in the night.
October 24, 2021 9:27 am
Till 2017, offences under Noise Pollution Acts and the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act were not included under environment-related offences.
June 03, 2021 1:20 pm
Amended excise rules tweak 'archaic' clause which restricted entertainment at independent restaurants and bars to live performances which increased their expenses.
July 15, 2020 4:54 am
Analysis of data from the new stations presents a comprehensive status of noise pollution in the city for the first time as the five monitoring stations installed in Delhi in 2013 had become “inadequate,” as per the DPCC, following a rise in urban and industrial activities.
October 24, 2019 1:00 pm
Firecrackers are not only environmentally harmful but it is also stressful for the animals around us.
June 21, 2019 7:06 pm
Coming down heavily on the police, the court criticised the police for procuring only six sound level meters to cover the entire city.
January 22, 2019 4:54 pm
Scientists and environmentalists are urging that more research be conducted, to learn much more about the effects of sound and ship traffic on the creatures of the sea.
November 01, 2018 2:17 am
The court was hearing a petition filed by Awaaz Foundation and others taking exception to substantial noise pollution caused during festivals.
April 19, 2018 1:41 am
The police have been directed to visit the site twice to record the noise levels and inform the court on steps taken if levels are above prescribed levels.
August 28, 2017 2:11 am
Senior members of bar and lawyers’ associations had condemned the government for seeking transfer of matters alleging bias by a judge and had alleged that such a move was to facilitate that no checks and balances were in place ahead of Ganpati Festival.