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Babas, Bhagawans and Gurus: Enough of them
Voice of The Reader

Babas, Bhagawans and Gurus: Enough of them

October 23, 2019

Sir, I respond to the article, “Spiritual Spinners” by Vikram Muthanna, in his column Black and White (SOM dated Oct. 19). But, the last word is not said yet about, what Vikram calls, Spiritual (money-spinning) Industry. His simple but very sincere concern about, ‘How much money is enough money’ for these over-greedy fakes who come…

Viable policy needed to maintain Old Conservancy Lanes
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Viable policy needed to maintain Old Conservancy Lanes

October 22, 2019

Sir, Our Old Extensions like Vontikoppal (VV Mohalla) have well-planned and designed Conservancy Lanes system all across the Cross Roads and Main Roads since the days of establishing them from around 1920s. They were managed well all along since then but now they need special attention. These conservancies have become unclean and unhealthy spots in…

Water supply restored: Residents thank MCC Comr.
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Water supply restored: Residents thank MCC Comr.

October 20, 2019

Sir, This has reference to my letter “Lalitha Mahal Road residents complain of water scarcity” (SOM dated Sept.19) requesting the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner to restore water supply to the residents of Lalitha Mahal Road. We are happy to inform that the Commissioner has taken immediate steps to improve the water supply and for…

Install traffic signal lights at this junction
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Install traffic signal lights at this junction

October 20, 2019

Sir, It has been noticed with concern that there is a lot of uncontrolled vehicular movement at the junction of Basant Tiles Corner located on Akka Mahadevi Road in J.P. Nagar. It is proving to be very difficult for pedestrians, especially senior citizens, ladies and children residing in the area, to cross the road at…

Viveka Smaraka is inevitable
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Viveka Smaraka is inevitable

October 19, 2019

Sir, This refers to the recent reports in media on the proposed construction of Viveka Smaraka (Swami Vivekananda Memorial Cultural Youth Centre) at NTM School premises in city. Swami Vivekananda, who is known worldwide as a great monk, is a Mahatma who had rich knowledge of spiritualism and intellectual thoughts. It is  a matter of…

Dedicated Dasara Authority, need of the hour
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Dedicated Dasara Authority, need of the hour

October 18, 2019

Sir, Every year the Dasara Committee receives brickbats and bouquets after the completion of Dasara festival.  It is definitely not an easy task to conduct the Dasara activities considering the number of vehicles and the floating population in Mysuru, during Dasara days. The need of the hour is to establish a dedicated Dasara Authority, under…

Viveka Memorial at NTM School: The Fact
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Viveka Memorial at NTM School: The Fact

October 17, 2019

Sir, Swami Vivekananda stayed at the Niranjana Mutt in city when he visited Mysuru for the first time in November 1892. Hence, construction of Swami Vivekananda Memorial Cultural Youth Centre as a memorial to him at the place where the monk stayed is not only most appropriate but also a necessity. The Mysuru City Corporation…

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