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My son is in Engineering, what about yours?
Voice of The Reader

My son is in Engineering, what about yours?

Sir, How often do we hear this sentence when we ask someone, what his or her daughter or son is studying? The answer in almost all cases would be Engineering. Today, it looks like colleges are churning out Engineering graduates and with slowing IT jobs and manufacturing industry yet to employ in a big way…

Armed Forces Memorial at Mysuru
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Armed Forces Memorial at Mysuru

Sir, It is of interest to know that our PM Narendra Modi, during his recent historic visit to Israel, accompanied by his Israeli counterpart Benjamin  Netanyahu made it a point to visit the War Memorial at Haifa where 99 years ago during World War I, our Mysore Lancers had played a prominent part in its…

Extend Trin Trin facility to other areas in city
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Extend Trin Trin facility to other areas in city

Sir, This refers to the news item titled “First Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) facility in Asia: Overwhelming response to Trin Trin” (SOM dated July 5). At present, the hubs are located very close to one another and concentrated in the Central Business District (CBD) area and nearby except for the Chamundi Hill area. A vast…

Dead street-lights on Ring Road
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Dead street-lights on Ring Road

Sir, The street-lights from Columbia Hospital Junction to Narayana Hospital are totally dead since a long time.  I am a regular commuter on the Ring Road and it is very difficult to ride two-wheelers during nights because of heavy vehicles and four-wheelers zipping past with High Beam Lights on the pitch dark roads. The service…

A ‘sewage river’ on Vinaya Marga !
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A ‘sewage river’ on Vinaya Marga !

Sir, We, the residents of 8th Cross Vinaya Marga, Siddartha Layout (behind Jain Temple) have been frequently facing flooding of sewage water. Often the main line is blocked for one reason or the other resulting in back-flushing of sewage water to the corner house of Vinaya Marga and 8th Cross. Ultimately the drainage water overflows…

Pedestrians too at fault
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Pedestrians too at fault

Sir, The news on chaotic traffic on Sayyaji Rao road clearly highlighted the carelessness of the motorists (SOM dated July 4). However, it ignored the pedestrians’ misdeeds on this stretch of the road. Many a time these pedestrians are responsible to open the barricades everywhere on this road. They fail to reach the designated pedestrian…

Ease traffic on Sayyaji Rao Road
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Ease traffic on Sayyaji Rao Road

Sir, The report “Chaotic traffic on Sayyaji Rao Road”  (SOM dated July 4) surprises the citizens of this city! Your reporter has presented a clear picture of how unruly road-users are taking the law-abiding people to ransom. Sayyaji Rao Road is not the only road, the whole of the city traffic is in a total…

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