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My encounter with a Beefeater !
Voice of The Reader

My encounter with a Beefeater !

June 11, 2017

Sir, The ban on beef-eating —meaning the recent ban on cow slaughter in our country — and the protest against it is very much in news these days. This reminds me of a funny incident happened nearly twenty years ago during our first visit to Canada where our son and his Canadian wife were living….

Generic medicines: Some questions
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Generic medicines: Some questions

June 10, 2017

Sir, Of late, we are witnessing lot of discussions on generic medicines to be prescribed by doctors. When a drug is prescribed by its generic name, the patient can opt for a cheaper medicine. But do all patients have knowledge of  drugs prescribed by the doctor? It’s a clear NO.  Then the chemist has to…

School Children & Safety
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School Children & Safety

June 9, 2017

Sir, Children are back to school with new vigour and joy. Parents are happy with renewed excitement and at the same time, are also worried about the safety of their kids while travelling to and from the school as well as during their stay at school. Most of the year, children spend their time more…

Remove sand deposits from city roads
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Remove sand deposits from city roads

June 8, 2017

Sir, Recent rains have brought sand from roadsides on to the road which may cause two-wheelers to skid. The photos were taken very recently on Kalidasa Road near Kannada Sahitya Bhavan Circle (see photo). There are several such sand deposits on Bogadi Road (near AIISH and University Guest House), Hinkal Road near Shell Petrol Bunk….

Be cautious of Vitamin C dosage
Voice of The Reader

Be cautious of Vitamin C dosage

June 6, 2017

Sir, The ‘Health Capsule’ regarding Vitamin C published in Star of Mysore recently appears to substantiate the notion that higher dose of Vitamin C will result in good health and longevity of life. The above notion is only partly true. There is no doubt that Vitamin C is an excellent anti-oxidant but it acts as…

Defective number plates on the rise
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Defective number plates on the rise

June 3, 2017

Sir, Nowadays it has become quite common to see vehicles, especially two-wheelers, to move around in the city with missing or defective number plates. Recently I have noticed one such vehicle, with blocked number plate (see photo) but could not follow it as I was in a hurry to go on my work. In this…

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