noise pollution

Not just ears, loud noises can damage your DNA too! warns a new study

Not just ears, loud noises can damage your DNA too! warns a new study

As per the research, prolonged exposure to noise pollution can lead to long-term health implications like high blood pressure and cancer.

Why are we silent in the face of the ‘silent killer’?

Why are we silent in the face of the ‘silent killer’?

Noise pollution has emerged as a significant public health hazard, but is given the silent treatment by administrators. The adverse healt...Read More

Noise levels breached 100 db level during Mahim Fair: activist

Noise levels breached 100 db level during Mahim Fair: activist

Mumbai: NGO Awaaz Foundation claimed on Thursday that noise pollution levels at ongoing Mahim fair in the city crossed 100 decibel.The NG...Read More

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: This is the number you need to call if Ganesh Mandals break the rules

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: This is the number you need to call if Ganesh Mandals break the rules

Noise pollution during the Ganesh festival has continued to increase over the years despite better public awareness. But this year, while...Read More

Health experts are the new victims of noise pollution

Health experts are the new victims of noise pollution

Washington: Noise pollution is becoming a rising issue in hospitals, a recent report suggests. Noise in hospitals is known to hinder comm...Read More

Mumbai: Over 100 booked for flouting Supreme Court order

Mumbai: Over 100 booked for flouting Supreme Court order

Mumbai: In the last three days, Mumbai Police have registered 53 cases on firecracker sellers and over 100 cases were registered on publi...Read More

Ujjain: Rise in noise pollution, air quality moderate on Diwali night

Ujjain: Rise in noise pollution, air quality moderate on Diwali night

Diwali celebrations in the city pushed the noise level and air quality index to moderate level in several parts of Ujjain with fireworks ...Read More

Dip in Noise Pollution,But political parties continue to violate it, Bombay High Court told

Dip in Noise Pollution,But political parties continue to violate it, Bombay High Court told

Mumbai: This year, Mumbai witnessed a dip in noise pollution level during Ganpati visarjan, as compared to that of last year and this was...Read More

Mumbai: Noisiest Navratri on last two days

Mumbai: Noisiest Navratri on last two days

Mumbai: While Mumbaikars felt Navratri celebrations were subdued this year, on the last two days of the festival, noise levels were far a...Read More

How to reduce noise level at workplace 

How to reduce noise level at workplace 

New Delhi: Noisy offices are terrible and effect the productivity of the employees. Though many working professionals find that a lively,...Read More

Noise pollution: 202 cases registered against mandals

Noise pollution: 202 cases registered against mandals

Mumbai: In the light of the Bombay High Court’s interim order of the ban on DJs and Dolby system during Ganeshotsav and Navratri festival...Read More

Satara MP challenges court order on loud music: Cops carry out procession against DJ music

Satara MP challenges court order on loud music: Cops carry out procession against DJ music

Mumbai: After the Bombay High Court (HC) interim order prohibiting playing Dolby Sound system and DJ music, the Satara Member of Parliame...Read More

Ganpati Visarjan: Highest noise levels recorded at Worli Naka

Ganpati Visarjan: Highest noise levels recorded at Worli Naka

Mumbai: The noise levels observed on the fifth day of Ganpati Visarjan on Monday were beyond the permissible noise levels, with the highe...Read More

BMC on silent zones: 5-year jail or Rs 1 lakh fine for noise pollution

BMC on silent zones: 5-year jail or Rs 1 lakh fine for noise pollution

Mumbai: The state government has decided to implement the norms of the Environment Protection Act in letter and spirit, announcing a fine...Read More

NEERI to Bombay High Court: Honking major source of noise pollution

NEERI to Bombay High Court: Honking major source of noise pollution

Mumbai: Just like speed governors control the speed of the vehicles, there is a need to develop a device which can control the intensity ...Read More

Did Maharashtra government notify any silence zone after amended rules?: High Court

Did Maharashtra government notify any silence zone after amended rules?: High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today sought to know from the Maharashtra government if it has notified any area in the state as silence zo...Read More

Maharashtra: Music band members sent to judicial custody over charges of noise pollution

Maharashtra: Music band members sent to judicial custody over charges of noise pollution

Nashik: A court in Satana in Nashik district has remanded a music band owner and three of its members in seven days judicial custody for ...Read More

Police to conduct checks of noise levels at 3 Mumbai metro sites: Bombay High Court

Police to conduct checks of noise levels at 3 Mumbai metro sites: Bombay High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the police to conduct checks at three spots where construction work for the Mumbai Metro III...Read More

Bhopal: BMC blaring radio goes quiet; no music to ears, say residents

Bhopal: BMC blaring radio goes quiet; no music to ears, say residents

Bhopal: The much touted radio installed by Bhopal Municipal Corporation at Roshanpura Square under the ‘Kabad se Jugaad’ scheme has gone ...Read More

Bombay High Court asks Maha govt to ensure that identity of all whistleblowers of noise pollution to be kept secret

Bombay High Court asks Maha govt to ensure that identity of all whistleblowers of noise pollution to be kept secret

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday voiced concern over the ‘safety’ of citizens, who come forward and lodge complaints against viol...Read More

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