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Suggestions to avoid High Beams
Voice of The Reader

Suggestions to avoid High Beams

Sir, This has reference to the news item titled ‘High Beam Horror’ in SOM dated July 19. High beam is a nightmare for all drivers, particularly two-wheeler riders and more particularly for senior citizens (I am 76 and since 10 years I have stopped taking out my car after 6.30 pm, mainly due to this…

More on High Beam Horror
Voice of The Reader

More on High Beam Horror

Sir, Indeed the use of high beam lights by motorists is risky for other road-users (High Beam Horror, SOM dated July 19). Use of high beam is rampant not only on peripheral roads of the city, but also in the heart of the city. However, it is very difficult to catch such violators as providing…

Zebra Crossing not marked near traffic signal
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Zebra Crossing not marked near traffic signal

Sir, There will always be heavy traffic near the junction connecting peripheral Outer Ring Road and Infosys Road near Bharath Cancer Hospital in the outskirts of Mysuru. Recently, the Traffic Police concerned have introduced traffic signal lights in all the three directions at this junction, just to help the public. Though this is an improvement…

Railway Lines and Highways through Kodagu
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Railway Lines and Highways through Kodagu

Sir, The two news items in SOM dated July 18 pertaining to the above subject  truly highlight the fact that any ecological damages caused to the greenery of Kodagu (in the name of development, tourism or otherwise) is likely to have disastrous and irreversible impact not only in Kodagu, but more so in the areas…

Dangerous tree stump: Officials turn blind eye
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Dangerous tree stump: Officials turn blind eye

Sir, There is a tree stump protruding right on to the road at the junction of JLB Road and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Road near Srikanteshwara Iyer Circle. This tree which is precariously positioned is right next to the M-Trac sign board! The reason for the Mysuru City Corporation to completely neglect this dangerously protruding stump…

Need to restore cleanliness in temple town
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Need to restore cleanliness in temple town

Sir, Though the Swachh Bharat concept is gaining ground everywhere now, there is still a place in the heart of the holy town Nanjangud where cleanliness is least cared about. Come evening, people as in other places, rush to the many non-veg mobile food joints and chaat stalls, unhesitatingly occupying public footpaths on the main…

Tribute to CFTRI scientist Dr. Indrani
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Tribute to CFTRI scientist Dr. Indrani

Sir, I am deeply saddened and heart-broken by the loss of my dear friend and colleague Dr. Indrani, CFTRI scientist, who passed away in an accident in Lucknow recently. Albert Einstein had said, “The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.” Indrani…

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