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Safety of school kids gone to air
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Safety of school kids gone to air

Sir, While expressing his concerns on safety of school children, Prof. K.V. Satyan, in his letter, clearly described how children are being taken to schools in various modes of transportation and the risks involved in the way the children are being taken to schools (SOM dated June 8). Supplementing to his concerns, I have recently…

Gen. Rawat Vs Gen. Dyer:  A comparison
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Gen. Rawat Vs Gen. Dyer: A comparison

Sir, For the academician who compared the above mentioned two Generals and the activists who supported his view, my request to them is to read history lesson 101. According to text books, during the First World War, Indian National Congress not only slowed down its agitation for independence but supported the British in its war…

Food fraudsters on the run
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Food fraudsters on the run

Sir, You rightly wrote through your editorial about the climbing graph of  Food Frauds’ Free Run in our country, which is also true globally, while appreciating the good efforts of food scientists and technologists of CFTRI for developing various food products and processes for enterprising food industries in the country for the benefit of mankind…

Senior citizen’s woes on  obtaining Title Deed
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Senior citizen’s woes on obtaining Title Deed

Sir, I read with interest the letter about MUDA and its eulogy under the leadership of the present Chairman D. Dhruvakumar. But the same cannot be said about the officials. In our case, the District Consumer Court has passed the orders to issue Title Deeds after about 20 years of house construction but the officials…

My encounter with a Beefeater !
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My encounter with a Beefeater !

Sir, The ban on beef-eating —meaning the recent ban on cow slaughter in our country — and the protest against it is very much in news these days. This reminds me of a funny incident happened nearly twenty years ago during our first visit to Canada where our son and his Canadian wife were living….

Generic medicines: Some questions
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Generic medicines: Some questions

Sir, Of late, we are witnessing lot of discussions on generic medicines to be prescribed by doctors. When a drug is prescribed by its generic name, the patient can opt for a cheaper medicine. But do all patients have knowledge of  drugs prescribed by the doctor? It’s a clear NO.  Then the chemist has to…

School Children & Safety
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School Children & Safety

Sir, Children are back to school with new vigour and joy. Parents are happy with renewed excitement and at the same time, are also worried about the safety of their kids while travelling to and from the school as well as during their stay at school. Most of the year, children spend their time more…

Remove sand deposits from city roads
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Remove sand deposits from city roads

Sir, Recent rains have brought sand from roadsides on to the road which may cause two-wheelers to skid. The photos were taken very recently on Kalidasa Road near Kannada Sahitya Bhavan Circle (see photo). There are several such sand deposits on Bogadi Road (near AIISH and University Guest House), Hinkal Road near Shell Petrol Bunk….

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