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Namma Rashtriya Panchanga…
Voice of The Reader

Namma Rashtriya Panchanga…

Sir, If you had listened to All India Radio Mysuru (FM 100.6) at 5:54 am on 22nd March 2017, the announcer would have said that as per the national calendar it was the first day of the month of ‘Chaitra’ of ‘Shalivahana Saka’ year 1939! This information intrigued me quite a bit as we normally…

Some suggestions to Kukkarahalli Lake Expert Committee
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Some suggestions to Kukkarahalli Lake Expert Committee

Sir, This refers to the recent report “Expert Committee constituted for Kukkarahalli Lake.”  The Committee members as I know are irrigation experts. The Deputy Commissioner should have included one sanitary expert in the Committee. However, before giving their report to the Karnataka Lake Development Authority, I want them to consider the following details: 1) The…

More dustbins needed near  Mysore Palace
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More dustbins needed near Mysore Palace

Sir, On a visit to Mysore Palace I was shocked to see the quantum of waste littered in front of the Ganapathy Temple, Anjaneyaswamy Temple and around the parking lot. I could find only two dustbins on some obscure locations, for such a large area. The Palace being one of the major tourist attractions of…

Speed limit on Ring Road
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Speed limit on Ring Road

Sir, As a frequent traveller on the Ring Road, I noted a couple of months ago that the authorities have installed signboards that say that the speed limit is restricted to 40 kmph on all the stretches. However, since they are still up even after a couple of months, I thought I must bring to…

Monkey menace continues
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Monkey menace continues

Sir, It was very nice to hear the news about putting an end to the monkey menace around the Kukkarahalli Lake by the Forest Department staff and MCC officials. But is this really an end to this menace ? We could still spot certain stray monkeys around the Saraswathipuram Swimming Pool road area entering the…

Zebra Crossing: Do we really need it?
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Zebra Crossing: Do we really need it?

Sir, I would like to bring it to the attention of the Traffic Police, the brazen disregard and violation of zebra crossing by vehicle-users. One such example we have seen time and again is at the Premier Studio junction. The Traffic Police stand on the SJCE road just about 10 feet away from the signal…

Use swiping machine for property tax
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Use swiping machine for property tax

Sir, From April 2017 onwards, the Zonal offices of MCC will start collecting property tax. After filling the form and standing in queue for payment at the cash counter, many persons will have to carry required denominations and enter the same in the respective cash challan.  It would be better if MCC uses swiping machine…

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