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Pune devotees’ find answer to noise pollution curbs


September 4th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, but some Ganeshotsav organisers in Pune follow a bizarre practice during immersions to by-pass noise pollution norms - abandoning the idols ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Agra doctor gives new hope to the hearing impaired


August 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 24 (IANS) A retired army doctor says he has perfected a simple and affordable technique to allow the hearing impaired to hear."I have developed a simple yet innovative ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Area around Keoladeo National Park declared ’silent zone’


July 20th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 20 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has declared the area surrounding the Keoladeo National Park as a 'silent zone' to provide a serene habitat to the park's birds, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gurgaon to have 16-lane super specialty corridor


June 28th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 28 (IANS) Real estate giant DLF and Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) Thursday announced commencement of work on the 8.3 km, 16-lane signal free road being built at ... Read more...

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Noise pollution upsets Moss


June 28th, 2012 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Model Kate Moss is distressed due to the noise created by construction workers near her mansion."The noise is constant. She just can't block it out," tmz.com ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Naagin dance scares Sharman (Movie Snippets) (With Image)


June 13th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Sharman Joshi, known for his comical acts, was scared when a reality show contestant presented a naagin dance for him.Contestants of UTV Stars' "The ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi police to crack down on noise polluters


June 8th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 7 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Police will launch a campaign starting June 10 to identify violators of laws against noise pollution.The Gulf News daily said in an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poll panel’s ‘apathy’ blamed for Mumbai’s poor voter turnout


February 17th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Criticism has been raining on Mumbaikars for the poor voter turnout in the civic polls, but Mumbaikars say the Election Commission's "apathetic behaviour" is equally ... Read more...

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Noida cops to curb sound pollution


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi's satellite town Noida Monday became only the third city in the country where police will take action against noise pollution from generator sets, officials said.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Carbon monoxide has calming effect on nerves


November 9th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 9 (IANS) Carbon monoxide (CO), a tasteless, colourless and odourless gas emitted by vehicle exhausts and generators, dubbed the silent killer, can also soothe frayed nerves.Itzhak Schnell, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Diwali quieter this year in Mumbai, says NGO study


October 28th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Mumbai experienced relatively quieter Diwali celebrations this year with increased use of light-based fireworks, according to a noise pollution study by a prominent NGO."A majority of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Firecrackers go green this Diwali


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Diwali promises to be truly a festival of lights this year with an increasing number of environmentally-conscious people in the metros, especially in the national ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shiv Sena officials booked for noise pollution


October 7th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) A case has been registered against three Shiv Sena officials for violating court norms by exceeding the noise level limit at the Dussera rally held Thursday, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court allows Shiv Sena rally at Shivaji Park


September 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday granted permission, with some conditions, to the Shiv Sena to hold its traditional Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park, which has been ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

IIT experts to help cut noise near Delhi Airport


September 21st, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The central government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has sought help from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) experts to reduce the noise ... Read more...

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Mamata woos voters through Rabindra sangeet


September 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Sloganeering -- the pet campaign tool of Indian politicians -- is minimal and soothing Rabindra sangeet plays in the background. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trinamool workers canvass door-to-door for ‘Didi’


September 11th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Trinamool Congress leaders took out rallies and went door-to-door Sunday kicking off party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's maiden campaign for the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

18,000 pilgrims proceed towards Amarnath cave shrine


June 30th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) More than 18,000 pilgrims were Thursday allowed to move towards the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir on the second day of the annual ... Read more...

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President’s green initiative to be replicated by builders


May 19th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Roshni - a green innovative concept to create sustainable urban habitats, evolved at the behest of President Pratibha Patil - is likely to be ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India’s transit fee non-payment as per global norms: Dhaka experts


April 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) Bangladesh has followed international norms in not charging India transit and transshipment fees while facilitating movement of equipment to India's northeastern Tripura state, experts here have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Racist’ UK village residents want to remain white and middle class


March 29th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 29 (ANI): Many residents of British countryside towns and villages consider themselves the 'last bastion' of old-fashioned English traditions.And, they often equate this 'exclusively and unthinkingly' with white Englishness, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mamata kicks off Bengal assembly poll campaign


March 27th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday officially kicked off her party's campaign for the April-May West Bengal assembly elections with a mammoth padyatra (procession on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Noise monitoring network launched


March 24th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Delhi and six other cities in the country will now have real-time ambient noise monitoring stations as a national network for mapping noise pollution was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Case against Trinamool for noise pollution


February 21st, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Kolkata Police have lodged a complaint against the Trinamool Congress for violating sound pollution norms while holding a rally in the central part of the city Sunday, an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi NGO observes January 1 as ‘No Honking Day


January 1st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): In an endeavor to end the nuisance of honking, a non-governmental organisation 'The Earth Saviours Foundation' is observing January 1 as 'No Honking Day' with support of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Visit Sikkim to savour Lepcha hospitality


December 31st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Tashi PradhanDzongu (Sikkim), Dec.31 (ANI): The Lepcha tribal community in Sikkim's Dzongu region have come up with unique village tourism by hosting tourists at their homes.Lepchas have made the tourists enjoy ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

12 die in Russian military plane crash (Lead)


December 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All 12 people on board a Russian Air Force An-22 transport aircraft that crashed late Tuesday night in central Russia's Tula region were found dead, a source ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women living near roads more likely to have premature birth


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Pregnant women who live near busy roads have a higher risk of delivering a premature baby compared to those residing in quieter areas, a study has pointed out.Study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

German couple in court over ’squeaky bedsprings’ sex


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German couple got off the hook when a court threw out a noise pollution allegations that were brought up against them. The judge was compelled to ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Vuvuzelas banned for Saturday’s Harvard-Yale game


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.19 (ANI): Vuvuzelas, the slim obnoxious horns that were a constant fixture at soccer games during this year's World Cup football tournament in South Africa, will not have a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

West Bengal celebrates Diwali, Kali Puja


November 5th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) With Diwali and Kali Puja falling on the same day Friday, it's double celebrations for people in West Bengal.People across the state exchanged sweets with friends, neighbours and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Katy Perry’s Wild Indian Wedding!


October 25th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) British actor and Comedian Russell Brand who was known for his wild image tied the knot with his pop singer bride Katy Perry in India and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi airport told to cut noise pollution


October 24th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has granted more time to the central government to find out what more can be done to reduce the noise level near the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court to hear Shiv Sena noise pollution case Wednesday


October 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) A local court will Wednesday hear a case against Shiv Sena officials for violating court norms by exceeding the noise level limit during the party's Dussehra rally at ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Shiv Sena hauled up for Dussehra rally noise pollution


October 18th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A day after the Shiv Sena held its Dussehra rally at the Shivaji Park, the Mumbai police Monday registered a case against party officials for violating court ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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