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A ‘No way’ Road at J.P. Nagar
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A ‘No way’ Road at J.P. Nagar

Stating that this is one of the many roads that connect the Ring Road in J.P. Nagar which is now closed due to overgrown bushes and weeds, one of SOM readers, who has sent this photograph, questions the authorities concerned as to why, the slum-dwellers, who had occupied the vacant sites near here, were relocated?…

Plea to clear sewage water accumulated in Varsity campus
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Plea to clear sewage water accumulated in Varsity campus

Sewage water, which is accumulated behind Senate Bhavan in Mysore University campus opposite Girls Hostel since about six months, has resulted in foul smell emanating from it causing inconvenience to the students and even morning walkers. This apart, the stagnant sewage water has also become a breeding place for disease-spreading mosquitoes. University authorities are urged…

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Prof. Venkata Subba Setti – An unsung aviation hero from Mysuru

Did you know that India’s first aviator was from Mysore? In this article, Dr. Anantha Krishnan M. throws light on the contributions of Prof. Venkata Subba Setti who has been featured in ‘Modern Review’ magazine in 1912 under the title: ‘The First Indian Aviator.’ Till a few years back, Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata, more famously…

The Hungry Birds…
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The Hungry Birds…

As fishermen wait to pull out the net from the backwaters of Tungabhadra Dam in Ballari, birds line up on the small plastic floats attached to the float line of fishing net to grab the fish which try to escape from the net, to satiate their hunger. [Pic. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav]

Use scarce water judiciously…
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Use scarce water judiciously…

A monkey, which is quenching its thirst from a tap near Suttur Mutt in Mysuru, seems to be giving a message ‘Use Water Judiciously’ as it has placed its other hand on the tap to close it after drinking on ‘World Water Day’ today which is being observed with the theme ‘Why Waste Water?’  The…

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