Noise Pollution

  • Bangalore: 6 lakh students to celebrate eco-friendly Diwali 02-11-2013 12:08 PM

    Bangalore: At least six lakh children across Bangalore have said no to crackers this Diwali and the State Pollution Control Board is confident that the initiative is going to make a big difference. High decibel levels, pollution and the possibility of getting injured - these are what school children in...
  • Mumbai airport stops announcement system to cut noise pollution 22-04-2013 09:38 AM

    Mumbai: The oft-heard boarding announcements that would alert passengers at airports about the departure of their flights, is now a thing of the past at Mumbai's domestic airport. Departing private airline passengers at the airport will now have to rely on large display screens put up throughout the airport to...
  • Delhi: Pollution data to be released today 14-11-2012 08:02 AM

    New Delhi: It's the day after Diwali on Wednesday and the pollution control board will release it's data on pollution levels. Experts have warned that crackers would add to toxin levels in the atmosphere and cause the smog around the National Capital Region to return. People in the national capital...
  • Should festivals be exempted from noise pollution rules? 24-10-2012 11:37 AM

    On Face the Nation, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts - should festivals be exempted from noise pollution rules? Here is the full transcript of the show: Sagarika Ghose: Hi there, yes today is Maha Navami, the Navratri festival ends today and it is a day...
  • FTN: Should festivals be exempt from noise pollution rules? 23-10-2012 11:58 PM

    There are in fact strict rules on noise pollution in India and there are legally prescribed decibel levels for residential areas. But these rules are usually ignored at festival time. ...
  • Politicians turn a deaf ear to deafening rallies 21-10-2010 02:40 PM

    Mumbai: The latest health worry for the people of Mumbai " high levels of noise pollution, violating all norms. And political parties holding loud, massive rallies are the worst culprits. However, political leaders themselves seem to be least bothered by this growing concern. Balasaheb Thackeray, Shiv Sena supremo said, "The...
  • Case against Sena for flouting noise pollution norms 18-10-2010 03:15 PM

    Mumbai: The city police has registered a case against Shiv Sena workers for flouting Noise Pollution Control Rules during the party's Dusshera rally, held at Shivaji Park in Central Mumbai. "A case under Bombay Police Act has been registered against the organisers of the rally for exceeding the 50 decibel...
  • Horn Not OK Please: Making Mumbai a noise-free city 07-04-2008 10:44 PM

    Indore: Title contenders Mumbai played safe on the final day as they beat Madhya Pradesh by virtue of first innings lead, to enter the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy. Mumbai will meet Tamil Nadu in the semi-final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, from January 10-13. MP gave a much...
  • Horn-happy drivers to pay a heavy price 11-12-2007 09:01 PM

    Ricky Ponting says his team didn't take India lightly and tells how his incredible century won Australia the World Cup. ...
  • It's getting noisy underwater too 19-08-2006 09:25 PM

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