Noise

  • Sony Xperia Z2 review: Noise-cancelling tech more promise than practical 28-02-2014 07:53 AM

    Barcelona: I typically have headphones on when I'm home in New York, whether it's during a jog or a commute. I often crank the volume up, at the risk of hearing loss, so that I could hear my favourite podcasts over loud subways and honking cars. I was excited to...
  • 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...
  • CJ Jasmeen fights street sexual harrasment 26-08-2013 11:58 AM

    CJ Jasmeen Patheja turns the focus away from what women wear. She invites women to fight sexual harassment, they face on the streets, in a novel way - by donating the clothes in which they have faced such nuisance. ...
  • 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...
  • Safe City Pledge - an initiative to make your city safer 18-03-2013 02:31 PM

    Safe City Pledge is a campaign driven Blank Noise which majorly focuses on building safe cities, identify every individual's role in making one's city safe. ...
  • Delhi: Diwali this year was a more polluted one 14-11-2012 09:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Diwali in the national capital this year has been a more polluted one, and this has been revealed by the data from the central pollution control board. According to the information, the air quality in Delhi was worse than that in last Diwali. The maximum level of...
  • 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...
  • Jodhpur: Naomi's event company manager arrested 10-11-2012 01:40 PM

    Jodhpur: A case has been registered against the event management company that handled the birthday extravaganza of supermodel Naomi Campbell's boyfriend Vladimir Doronin, and its manager arrested. The case was lodged against Live for Entertainment for violating the Rajasthan Noise Control Act during celebrations at Umaid Bhawan Palace here on...
  • 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. ...
  • Whistles in the dark

    Heat beat |  Oindrila Mukherjee
    The other day I wrote about a steady stream of service people ringing the doorbell all through the day at my parents' home in Gurgaon....

  • IIT to help in reducing noise level around IGIA 21-09-2011 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has sought the IIT's help to find a way to curb noise pollution near Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport to ensure a quieter environment for residents near the airport. Additional Solicitor General (ASG) AS Chandhoke told a...
  • 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. ...
  • Staving off noise pollution on Diwali 23-10-2006 05:38 PM

    The noise pollution during Diwali is enough to make you temporarily deaf. Watch for tips to cope with the noise. ...
  • No crackers after midnight on Diwali 05-10-2006 11:05 PM

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  • Romeos ruin harassment protest 18-09-2006 05:29 PM

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  • A night out against eve-teasing 17-09-2006 04:21 PM

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  • Women's night out against eveteasing 15-09-2006 02:51 PM

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  • It's getting noisy underwater too 19-08-2006 09:25 PM

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