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Awaaz Foundation

Quietest Diwali in three years, read NGO findings

The use of loud crackers and bombs was limited and well within the timeline except for stray incidents, said the NGO.

30 Oct 2019 3:30 AM

NGO: Green crackers fail to curb noise pollution

The firecrackers were analysed for their content with respect to harmful emissions after bursting and noise levels.

19 Oct 2019 2:00 AM

Ganeshotsav a less noisy affair this year: Awaaz Foundation

According to the NGO, DJs were not used except for a single procession at Opera House.

14 Sep 2019 2:14 AM

Lights out at Wilson Gymkhana, orders collector

In January this year, the gymkhana was directed not to hold any events post 10 pm and change the direction of the floodlights.

13 Nov 2018 1:45 AM

File affidavit over violation of noise levels: HC to state

Accordingly, Sanjay Salunkhe, one of the members of Awaaz Foundation had recorded noise levels from various parts of the city.

01 Nov 2018 1:16 AM


MPCB tests firecrackers to check decibel levels

The report will be sent to respective municipal corporations, the officials said.

01 Nov 2018 1:14 AM

‘Only green firecrackers should be sold’

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board will be carrying out the testing of firecrackers on Wednesday.

24 Oct 2018 1:49 AM

Noise levels at Navratri broke permissible limits

Dussehra celebrations by political parties also exceeded the standard noise levels as many rallies recorded decibel readings up to 88 decibels.

20 Oct 2018 2:12 AM

This year too, noise norms flouted during visarjan

The saving grace was that celebrations were less noisy this time around than last year when noise levels reached 119.8 dB.

25 Sep 2018 1:45 AM

Worli noisiest during 5th day visarjan

The NGO recorded noise levels from 7.30 pm to 11pm on Monday at 14 places.

19 Sep 2018 12:53 AM


State assures high court of cutting noise at Metro sites

The average levels, as per the survey, are around 75-85 decibels while the permissible limit is 55 decibels.

27 Jun 2018 2:33 AM

Noise violations to be punishable

Action will be taken against BMC officials who failed to curb the same.

27 Jun 2018 2:31 AM

NGO, transport department lead ‘HORNVRAT’ campaign

This is the first of a kind campaign where the auto rickshaw union has come forward to support the cause.

05 Apr 2018 1:37 AM

Illegal sand mining still rampant at Kihim

The NGO, Awaaz Foundation wrote to the Konkan division office asking that illegal sand mining be stopped.

10 Feb 2018 6:31 AM

Gymkhana lights along Marine Drive dangerous: Activist

The resident also asserted that earlier the floodlights were kept on till late hours of night during wedding functions.

20 Jan 2018 3:15 AM


Court tells NGO Awaaj to change name by June 2018

The Mumbai-based organisation headed by activist Sumaira Abdulali was registered in 2008.

20 Dec 2017 2:04 AM

Awaaz Foundation makes noise about deafening Metro work

Laura D’Silva, a 70-year-old resident, said that the drilling operations are touching the 50-year-old building where she resides.

14 Dec 2017 1:45 AM

HC restrains Navi Mumbai NGO from using ‘Awaaz’ in its name

In the last hearing on September 4, the court had directed Abdulali’s organisation to issue a 48 hours notice to the defendant about the next date.

12 Sep 2017 2:32 AM

NGO Awaaz files suit to save self from ‘copy cat’

The latter organisation is undertaking various social activities different from what the Awaaz Foundation pursues.

05 Sep 2017 2:27 AM

Noise norms flouted on first day of immersion

The highest level on the 10th and final day of Ganesh Chaturthi last year was 114dB.

28 Aug 2017 1:57 AM