Navratri celebration

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No Need Of Modern Sound System To Celebrate Dandiya, Garba: Bombay HC

Amid festive season of Navratri, the Bombay HC reviewed a petition and noted that the religious festival of Navratri is about worshipping the Goddess "Shakti," noisy environment is not needed to celebrate. In response to orders of banning of noisy music equipment, the Court observed no need to use modern sound systems like DJs, loudspeakers, etc. for performing Garba and Dandiya. The bench asked to follow traditional way to celebrate.

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 12:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bombay HC, Dandiya, Navratri Celebration, noise pollution, Orders

Representational photo: Loudspeakers at a mosque.

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K'taka Wakf Board Denies BJP Role In Loudspeaker Ban At Dargah, Mosque

An official from Karnataka's Wakf Board has stated they were not pressurised by the BJP-led state government to impose a ban on using loudspeaker in dargahs and mosques from 10PM-6AM. He affirmed that the decision was solely based on the guidelines of State Pollution Control Board over the "deleterious effects" of loud noise. However, clerics and local Imam still suspect an involvement of the BJP and have approached the board's CEO to allow… read-more

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 11:20 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Karnataka, Karnataka Wakf Board, BJP, noise pollution, Loudspeaker Ban

Courtesy: Times Now

Marine Animals

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Noise Pollution Impairing Auditory Perception Of Marine Animals: Study

Human noise pollution causes a disastrous effect on marine animals by impairing their ability to communicate underwater, revealed a research report published in journal named 'Science'. Scientists say fishes and other sea creatures depend on sounds to interact and locate potential breeding and feeding locations and detect predators. However, changes in the ocean soundscape owing to amplified noise from shipping traffic, motorized fishing… read-more

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 02:10 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Science, marine animals, noise pollution, communication

Courtesy: The Hindu