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Right to freedom from noise pollution is fundamental: HC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 20:34

The Allahabad High Court has held that the "right to freedom from noise pollution is a fundamental right".

Brazil police, protesters clash as World Cup begins

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 23:56

Brazilian police and protesters clashed on Thursday, hours before the opening game of the World Cup, which has been marred by construction delays and political unrest.

Row over planes revives Belgium`s language war

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 23:04

In a political rumpus some would say could only happen in quirky Belgium, a dispute over new flight paths and noise pollution is reviving the nation`s language war just over two weeks before elections.

Queen Latifah regrets using alcohol for pain relief

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 21:05

Rapper-turned-actress Queen Latifah regrets drinking alcohol in the past to overcome her tough times.

Soon, `quiet` aircraft inspired by owls` near noiseless wings

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 12:21

Researchers have claimed to have found how exactly owls achieve the acoustic stealth to effectively eliminate the aerodynamic noise from their wings.

Road side noise beyond limit in Panchsheel Park: DPCC to NGT

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 20:22

Delhi Pollution Control Committee Monday informed the National Green Tribunal that roadside noise levels near Panchsheel Park area in South Delhi is beyond permissible limits.

Diwali effect: Noise pollution high, air pollution down in Delhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 00:59

Noise pollution in Delhi witnessed an upward trend this Diwali, as compared to six other metros like Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.

Diwali effect: Noise polluion high, air pollution down in Delhi

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 21:59

Noise pollution in Delhi witnessed an upward trend this Diwali, as compared to six other metros like Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.

Beware of your breath this Diwali!

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 10:05

With Diwali round the corner, air pollution levels are bound to rise in the country.

Birds sense speed limit when fleeing cars

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 18:15

Birds flee from the path of an incoming car on the basis of the posted speed limit, rather than the actual speed of the vehicle, a new study has found.

Heathrow to crack down on noisy airlines

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 15:06

Heathrow airport has decided to impose fines of up to USD 1500 on airlines found guilty of breaking noise limits.

Noisy ships are harming crabs

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 15:36

The noise made by ships is producing an ecological side-effect which impacts crabs with the largest specimens being hardest hit, a new study has found.