Worli resident files criminal complaint alleging an ambulance passes through silent zone with siren

Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras HC on Monday issued a set of directions to the state government and the public aimed at regulating noise pollution at public places.

A study published in Current Science says that ambient noise levels in India's metropolitan cities are way above safe limits.

NAGPUR: The highest noise level recorded on Diwali day this year was 10 decibels more than last year's high, even though there was a perceptible reduction in number of crackers.

Panaji: The government has announced the names of 24 officers designed as 'authority' for maintenance of the ambient air quality standards in respect of noise under the Noise Pollution (regulation

Use of pressure horns by a large number of private and school buses is common on city roads as the traffic police and the transport department have totally failed to ban the pressure horns.

The High Court had passed several orders to ensure strict implementation of the provisions of the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000.

MUMBAI: The Centre on Tuesday told the Bombay High Court it supports silence zones but it is for state governments to declare them in view of the recent amendment to Noise Pollution (Regulation and

Advocate General A Kumbhakoni submitted an affidavit, stating that the state government was “withdrawing the allegations made against Justice Oka,” and that it was tendering an “unconditional apolo

HYDERABAD: It may be a sheer coincidence.

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