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Revelers light sparklers in Ranchi.(Chandan Paul/HT PHOTO)

Sound pollution spikes 66% in Ranchi’s silence zone on Diwali in prohibited hours

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 06:25 PM IST
The silence zone had recorded 37% increase in noise pollution against the limit during the two-hour window to burst crackers on Diwali.
Delhi has got 52 silence zones in addition to the existing 103 where honking will be prohibited. These include Lok Nayak Hospital , Sri Aurobindo Marg crossing; All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Safdarjung Hospital.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Delhi has got 52 silence zones in addition to the existing 103 where honking will be prohibited. These include Lok Nayak Hospital , Sri Aurobindo Marg crossing; All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Safdarjung Hospital.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

No honking! Delhi gets 52 additional silence zones; Rs 100 fine against violators

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 08:21 AM IST
Senior traffic officials said that the new zones include roads around hospitals, educational institutions, residential neighbourhoods and libraries. A special drive has been started around these no-honking areas that involves not just fines but also an awareness campaign.
Ulhasnagar was named the most noisy city in the whole of Maharashtra(HT Photo)
Ulhasnagar was named the most noisy city in the whole of Maharashtra(HT Photo)

Noisiest city in state has no silence zones

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 12:31 AM IST
Ulhasnagar was named the most noisy city in the whole of Maharashtra
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