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Shhh! Indians told to keep it down FEATURE 02/25/2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010


Shhh! Indians told to keep it down


FEATURE

02/25/2010

NEW DELHI — By and large, Indians embrace noise. Their festivals are a riot of color and sound, weddings an exercise in high-decibel exuberance and house parties an extreme test of neighborly tolerance.

But now things have reached such a pitch that the government has decided to step in, beefing up decade-old noise pollution regulations to keep the volume dial turned down.

“Stress has been laid on making the night peaceful,” the Environment ministry said last month as it published a set of guidelines specifying when violations should be considered serious enough to merit police action.... MORE


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