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noise pollution


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.

Delhi: Independent restaurants and bars free to play recorded music

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.

Delhi: In 21 areas, noise levels higher than normal

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.

Follow these easy tips and make Diwali a pet-friendly festival

October 24, 2019 1:00 pm

Firecrackers are not only environmentally harmful but it is also stressful for the animals around us.

Karnataka HC pulls up cops for 'casual approach' on pubs in Indiranagar

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. 

Oceans are getting louder, posing potential threats to marine life

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.

Breach of noise pollution rules: Bombay HC orders Mumbai Police to file affidavit

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.

Bombay High Court directs police to record decibel levels at Metro 3 site

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.

Maharashtra noise pollution cases- CJ reply to state protest: Same judge, larger bench

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.