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Put an end to stray dog menace
Voice of The Reader

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…

More on Lord Narasimha
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More on Lord Narasimha

Sir, Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy’s article titled “The Cult of Lord Narasimha” (SOM dated May 20) was highly illuminating. Mysuru’s three Narasimha temples can be interestingly traced to Melukote, the temple town nearby. The first temple on Ramavilas Road is managed by Ahobila Mutt. The founder of the Mutt is from Melukote who on divine…

One-way rule violation, a serious issue
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One-way rule violation, a serious issue

Sir, Nowadays it is very common to see violation of one-way rule on city roads. It is also seen on prominent and busy roads at the city centre, even at night times. One-way rule is imposed to avoid inconvenience to road-users, especially vehicles, when the road is very narrow and the sign boards are also…

More on “limestone paste”
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More on “limestone paste”

Sir, The Karnataka State Food Safety Commissioner has banned, inter alia, the sale of “limestone paste” which is used in the preparation of paan beeda in packets and tubes (SOM dated May 16). I am afraid,  there has been some mix-up in the nomenclature. The mineral, calcium carbonate, occurs in several forms: Limestone, Chalk, Calcite,…

Scooter is for two; not for too many !
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Scooter is for two; not for too many !

Sir, It is becoming common these days, three adults, mostly head-long youngsters, triple riding two-wheelers (scooters and bikes), which is not only a violation of traffic rules but also an invitation to accidents. A scooter or bike is designed to carry two persons only and any extra load it is made to haul may result…

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