Last year, the sound decibels at Pallimukku and Kundanoor Junctions recorded 106 decibels, nearly double the permissible levels.

Threat to environment, traffic snarls and exposing political leaders to possible attacks from terrorists cited as reasons

The official claimed that the noise pollution was being caused due to the increasing number of vehicles by 15 to 20 per cent.

NEW DELHI: The chemical formulation of 'green crackers' has now been finalised and its bulk manufacturing could start from May after getting approval from government agency.

Kolkata: The state finally complied with the National Green Tribunal’s 2017 order and issued a gazette notification on Thursday, banning the use of DJs, sound boxes and loudspeakers without sound-l

The court was hearing a petition filed by Awaaz Foundation and others, raising the issue of noise pollution during various religious festivals.

NEW DELHI: Four months after banning polluting firecrackers, Supreme Court found that government agencies are yet to decide what is a “green cracker”, leading the court to consider a balance betwee

NGT’s observation came while dealing with a plea alleging that illegal use of loudspeakers at mosques.

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday rapped the Delhi government for its failure to check noise pollution in west Delhi and slapped a fine of ₹5 lakh on it for non-compliance of its order.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hardeep Singh & Others Vs SDMC & Others dated 12/02/2019.

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