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Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa’s social commitment
Voice of The Reader

Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa’s social commitment

Sir, After hearing Dr. S. L. Bhyrappa at the Mysuru Literary Fest on Sunday, my thoughts went back to the days when he participated in some of the protests MGP held for public causes. Let me share a few instances of Bhyrappa’s activism that I have witnessed. The first time I met Dr. Bhyrappa was…

Convert Mysore Vasudevacharya’s house into a Memorial
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Convert Mysore Vasudevacharya’s house into a Memorial

Sir, I fully endorse the thoughtful suggestion of Yadupathi Putty in his letter titled “Preserve Sangeetha Kalanidhi Mysore Vasudevacharya’s house” (SOM dated May 17) with regard to making it into a suitable monument. My Guruji (late) Mysore B. K. Padmanabha Rao was one of the senior-most disciples of the Acharya and I had the privilege…

Generic Vs Branded Drugs: Some Solutions
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Generic Vs Branded Drugs: Some Solutions

Sir, After having gone through various arguments for and against generic and branded drugs, I had to enter the field with my opinion in this regard. It has been made out through these letters that doctors would never like to prescribe generic drugs and they are making a living out of the mercy of pharmaceuticals…

Students should explore job opportunities
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Students should explore job opportunities

Lest they end up as unemployed engineers and doctors Sir, This is in response to the article “Keep your eyes and ears open” by N.K.A. Ballal (Star of Mysore dated  June 8). I would like to share our experience when we got our  son admitted for B.Sc at Yuvaraja’s College. After completing 12th from Kendriya…

Viral fever: Simple clinical clue
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Viral fever: Simple clinical clue

Sir, In connection with differentiating viral fevers from bacterial, a simple clinical clue is very useful. It is important to be certain of viral aetiology so that patient is not subjected to unnecessary and harmful antibiotic therapy. It is well-known that while antibiotics are useful yet there are dangerous side-effects and expenses are an important…

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…

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