sound pollution

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Sound pollution caused by schools is a real problem

Living close to a noisy school, studying at home becomes impossible for me.

March 27, 2022
March 27, 2022

Dhaka world's noisiest city, Rajshahi 4th on list: UN report

Dhaka is the world’s noisiest city, according to a latest report of the United Nations Environment Programme.

December 17, 2019
December 17, 2019

Secretariat area declared sound pollution free area

The Secretariat and its surrounding areas have been declared sound pollution free zone.

March 3, 2019
March 3, 2019

Elderly man killed for 'protesting loud music'

A 70-year-old man was beaten to death allegedly by a youngster for protesting against loud music during a picnic in Jhalakathi's Nalchity upazila early yesterday.

February 6, 2018
February 6, 2018

DMP asks city dwellers not to use high-volume sound devices

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) asks people not to use high-volume sound devices in the capital’s residential areas to ensure peaceful living atmosphere for the city dwellers.

August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017

Govt asked to stop use of pneumatic horn in Dhaka

The High Court directs the government to take necessary steps in 48 hours to stop the use of pneumatic horns in vehicles in Dhaka city to prevent sound pollution. The court asked the government to confiscate the instruments used for hydraulic horns in next seven days.