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Jul 02, 2017
ICSE Class 6 science textbook equates azaan with noise pollution; publisher tenders apologyIn a shocking development, a Standard VI ICSE textbook blamed the Azaan for noise pollution
Apr 28, 2017
Indian researchers crowdsource levels of noise pollution in urban areas using smartphonesDue to urbanization, widening network of roads and increasing number of vehicles, the problem of noise pollution on Indian roads is increasing steadily.
Apr 19, 2017
Sonu Nigam azaan row: Complaint filed against Bollywood singer over 'loudspeakers' tweet in AurangabadA written complaint was filed Wednesday against singer Sonu Nigam in Marathwada's Aurangabad over his tweet criticising of the use of loudspeakers for broadcasting sermons and calls to prayers (azaan), police said.
Apr 19, 2017
In support of Sonu Nigam: My right to silence is inviolable; please stop the noise right nowSonu Nigam has a point. We Indians have a bizarre fascination for loudness and this needs to stop.
Apr 17, 2017
Sonu Nigam questions 'forced religiousness' on being woken up by Azaan, sparks Twitter debateSonu Nigam complained on Twitter after he was woken up by the early morning Azaan.
Apr 26, 2016
Tamil Nadu poll: Farm loans top issue for rural voters, jobs for urban peopleFor urban voters, employment was given the highest priority, followed by noise pollution and drinking water.
Apr 26, 2016
Maximum city, maximum din? Mumbai noisiest in India, Delhi fourthMumbai has been declared the noisiest city in India, a dubious distinction for the commercial capital.
Nov 09, 2015
Forget it: Partial or complete ban on crackers on Diwali, will never work in IndiaThe central government has defended itself by submitting the Supreme Court that a complete ban on the bursting of crackers was not called for and provisions were in place to limit noise.
Oct 13, 2015
No religion says break law to celebrate: Bombay HC raps authorities over public pandalsThe Bombay High Court has censured the Maharashtra government and municipal bodies for not being able to contain the loud celebrations and illegal pandals during and asked them to be more vigilant during the upcoming festive season .
Nov 09, 2014
Respect people's fundamental rights: SC express dismay over noise pollutionThe Supreme Court has expressed dissatisfaction over non-implementation of its 2005 directions issued to states to curb noise pollution, saying people's fundamental rights should be "respected and preserved".