Panaji: The district magistrate, South Goa, has constituted taluka-wise committees to enforce the rules and regulations formed as per the directives of National Green Tribunal (NGT), western zone b

As per section 5.2.8 (IV) of National Environment Policy (NEP) - 2006, Ambient Noise is included as environmental quality parameter and is being monitored in specific urban areas regularly.

KOLKATA: Golpark in its southern part of Kolkata emerged noisiest locality in the country on the night of Diwali.

PATNA: The 'say-no-to-crackers' campaign by the district administration notwithstanding, the city skyline on Sunday was lit with myriad of colours emanating from the firecrackers with high decibels

Despite the awareness spread by traders, schools, business houses and various NGOs for promoting eco-friendly Diwali by holding anti-cracker campaigns ahead of the festival, the level of noise poll

PUNE: Anti-noise campaigner Dr Taramati Pathak has written to various authorities in the city in an effort to ensure that no firecrackers are burst in residential societies.

BENGALURU: The Karnataka high court on Tuesday ordered notice to both the state and central government in response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking for a ban on pressure horns and defe

PUNE: Roses and 'thank you' cards were handed out to commuters on Monday morning as part of the ongoing 'No Honking Drive' in the city.

Patna: Despite all efforts being made by the state government to check noise pollution in the state capital, little success has been achieved and the city continues to be bracketed as the 'excessiv

Nagpur: With 'no honking' signboards often not in place, the norms on enforcing silence zones near hospitals, schools and other sites are hardly being implemented in Nagpur.