19 Sep 2014
London: If high levels of sound disturb your sleep at night, you can now turn your smartphone into a noise sensor for further action as researchers have now developed an app that lets you map noise.
06 May 2016
New Delhi: Wrong depiction of the map of India could land the violators in jail with a maximum term of seven years and fine upto Rs 100 crore.
04 Aug 2016
New York: Technology giant Google has released a new application specially designed for children to let them explore the Himalayas using maps, 3D imagery and gameplay, a media report said.
30 Dec 2015
Raipur: In a bid to control noise levels in the state, Chhattisgarh government has issued necessary directives to prevent sound pollution on roads and other public places.
09 Jul 2016
London: Living near the highway could cost your heart dear as researchers have found that risk of heart attack goes up with the amount of traffic noise to which you are exposed.
19 Aug 2016
Washington: Stanford scientists have found a low-cost and more reliable method to map poverty in areas previously void of data - by combining satellite images and making use of machine learning.
12 Dec 2015
New York: Engineers have developed a receiver that can detect a weak, fast and randomly occurring signal. The discovery lays the groundwork for a new class of highly sensitive communication receivers and scientific instruments that can extract faint, non-repetitive signals from noise.
11 Jun 2014
Washington: Our ability to make choices and sometimes mistakes might arise from random fluctuations in the brain's background electrical noise, according to a new study.
09 Jun 2016
Rajkot: Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu yesterday launched a 'Swachh Map' mobile application of the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) that will enable residents to register complaints of sanitation by sending photos using it.
05 Jan 2016
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court directed Maharashtra government to take steps to procure 1,843 decibel meters for the police to ensure there is no violation of noise pollution rules during festivals, public addresses, processions and so on.