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Plea to revive MUTA
Voice of The Reader

Plea to revive MUTA

Sir, The Mysore University Teachers Association (MUTA) is an old organisation and it is very disturbing that in the last 4-5 years it has failed to keep up its tradition by not working towards the interest of teachers. Last August 2016, a General Body of the Association was convened to discuss the issue of passing…

Suggestions to mitigate floods in Mysuru
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Suggestions to mitigate floods in Mysuru

Sir, After reading about the recent reports on rain water gushing into houses in many localities of Mysuru, here are some of my thoughts on the reasons for floods and suggestions to mitigate its severity. Historically in India severe floods happen with rivers breaching the banks during the months of September/October. This is also true…

Stop straightening of Hunsur Road near Jaladarshini
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Stop straightening of Hunsur Road near Jaladarshini

Sir, This refers to letters of Maj. Gen. S.G. Vombatkere (retd.) (SOM dated Oct. 12) and R. Yadupathi Putty (SOM dated Oct. 15) regarding straightening of Hunsur Road near Jaladarshini Guest House. The District Minister, who is also the Public Works Minister and who has given the green signal to this ill-conceived project at a…

Where locks hold key to fulfillment of wishes
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Where locks hold key to fulfillment of wishes

Sir, Reading KBG’s Abracadabra titled ‘Gone Away: To Germany & Austria – 3; A Day Out looking at Down Town Berlin’ (SOM dated Oct.12) where a mention was made about superstition as a phenomenon all over the world and a mention of locks being put on the barricade on either side of the bridge to…

Save the curvy topography near Jaladarshini
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Save the curvy topography near Jaladarshini

Sir, This is to convey to the people concerned my concurrence with the views expressed by Maj. Gen. S.G. Vombatkere (SOM dated Oct. 12) in the matter of widening the Hunsur Road near Jaladarshini Guest House. That the accidents are more due to negligent driving and over-speeding than due to ‘bad’ roads is evident from…

City doc recalls operating  Prof. Nissar Ahmed
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City doc recalls operating Prof. Nissar Ahmed

Sir, Kudos to SOM for publishing the excellent interview of noted poet Prof. K.S. Nissar Ahmed in three parts (SOM dated Oct. 8 to Oct. 10). This brings to my memory the year 1971-72 when I had the opportunity of operating Prof. Nissar Ahmed for appendicitis at the then famous Bangalore Nursing Home which was…

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