Monday, Jan 30, 2023

noise pollution


Mumbai Art Street: R K Laxman’s Common Man at Utkarsh Mandal square gives a clarion call against noise pollution

January 17, 2023 2:37 pm

The choking traffic following the closure of Gokhale bridge connecting Andheri east and west has increased the relevance of The Common Man standing at Utkarsh Mandal square in Vile Parle East.

Pune police confiscate bar's music system over noise pollution

November 21, 2022 7:14 am

The social security cell of the Pune police confiscated the music system and sound mixer at the bar in the Koregaon Park area and handed those over to the Koregaon Park police station.

Supertech Twin Towers demolition: Experts on how to protect yourself from dust particles, pollution

August 27, 2022 3:50 pm

Doctors on what precautions should residents take in the wake of pollution.

Explained: The noise pollution rules of Chandigarh and how they are skirted

August 21, 2022 9:22 am

In the judgment delivered by the Bench of Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Harinder Singh Sidhu, the High Court had laid many guidelines, which the UT administration is bound to follow. Saurabh Parashar explains the guidelines that control noise levels in Chandigarh and action that can be taken against violators.

Music by Indian instruments to replace horns: Gadkari

August 19, 2022 12:24 am

Gadkari, along with Shinde, Assembly Speaker Rahul Narvekar, BMC commissioner I S Chahal, and BEST general manager Lokesh Chandra, inaugurated BEST's new buses, BEST premium bus services, and a mobile application for street light management system on the 75th anniversary of BEST.

Chandigarh's 'loud' nightclubs: Building law violations continue despite several notices

August 13, 2022 12:06 am

Despite several showcause notices being slapped, authorities have failed to actually crack the whip against such violations, with some such showroom owners even going to the extent of making desperate attempts to regularise their violations, under the guise of "need-based changes", a senior UT officer said, requesting anonymity.

Three ‘loud’ nightclubs in Sector 7, 26 face the music as UT acts on complaint by locals

August 12, 2022 3:36 am

UT Admin forms fresh committee that will address complaints of locals related to noise pollution in Sector 7 and Sector 26

‘Delay in noise pollution report due to transfers and Covid disruption’: Former HC Judge to NGT

February 09, 2022 7:09 am

On February 3, 2022, the committee sought more time to file a report on the matter owing to various reasons. It stated that “within a short span, there was frequent change/transfer of nodal officers from the Delhi Police”.

Pune records lower noise levels during Diwali as compared to pre-Covid years

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.

Cases of environment offences rose in 2020, but there’s a catch

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.