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In defence of uniform for PU students
Voice of The Reader

In defence of uniform for PU students

Sir, I wish to express my concerns over the recent decision to cancel uniforms for PU students (SOM dated May 18). Though the PU Board Director C.Shikha would have put in a lot of thought and analysis into taking this decision, here are a few points I would like to share with readers as well…

Dangerous electric poles
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Dangerous electric poles

Sir, This is the pathetic state of rain water drain on 8th Main, 13th Cross, Saraswathipuram. These electric poles with a transformer is sure to come down crashing due to the rapid force of rain water flowing in the drain which may affect the lives of people living around these poles. Hence, I request the…

Stray dogs on the rise
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Stray dogs on the rise

Sir, Apropos the views expressed by Sheeba on stray dog menace (SOM dated May 23), we too face a similar problem of stray dog menace in Udayagiri (opposite Tipu Park). They bark and chase moving vehicles, especially two-wheelers. As a result, people are scared to move out particularly during the evenings and night time. Initially…

Insurance and Fitness Certificate for vehicles
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Insurance and Fitness Certificate for vehicles

Sir, As per the Motor Vehicles Act, it is mandatory for all the running motor vehicles to obtain Fitness Certificate (FC)  from the  RTO, for the safety of the passengers.  If this statutory requirement laid down in the Motor Vehicles Act is violated,  the insurance companies can deny the claims. Though MV Act stipulates that …

Janasnehi: Why are Police asking questions on caste status?
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Janasnehi: Why are Police asking questions on caste status?

Sir, The Mysuru Police have launched ‘Janasnehi,’ a people-friendly initiative, which is most welcome. In keeping with the initiative, the Police personnel are visiting door-to-door to create awareness among the people on the new initiative. But what is disappointing to note is that there are many instances where the Police visiting households have sought details…

Will MCC form Ward Committees?
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Will MCC form Ward Committees?

Sir, The Karnataka High Court’s decision dated 24.4.2017 (SOM dated May 21) directing the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike to form Ward Committees is most welcome. The directions now ensures statutory support for citizens monitoring in all civic matters concerning the Wards for development and transparency. Although the Mysuru City Corporation had started the process of…

Put an end to stray dog menace
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Put an end to stray dog menace

Sir, There seems to be no end to the ever-growing stray dog menace in city as it has become a regular problem on 2nd Cross, Shivaji Road, N.R. Mohalla. Firstly, they attack any speeding two-wheeler riders or cyclist or four-wheeler drivers post 8pm and worst of all they howl so much in the middle of…

Risky rides on city roads!
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Risky rides on city roads!

Sir, This photo taken recently clearly indicates that the two-wheeler rider violated lane discipline by riding on the other side of the road divider (cement barricade) at AIISH Circle on Bogadi road. When red signal was on for him, instead of stopping behind the already waiting vehicles on the left side of this divider, he…

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