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Unburden Second PUC students
Voice of The Reader

Unburden Second PUC students

May 15, 2017

Sir, This refers to the article “Unburdening our PUC students” by Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem in Star of Mysore dated May 12. Before giving some solutions, I shall narrate my experience when my son was in 12th class, four years back. At least once in two months, we had to attend the parent-teacher meeting where…

Dangerous triple riding!
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Dangerous triple riding!

May 14, 2017

Sir, It was very unfortunate to read the news of two youth getting killed and another seriously injured in a road accident while triple riding without helmets (SOM dated May 11). Quite recently, in a similar case of triple riding, three people died on the spot in Kollegal, when their bike was hit by a…

RKN’s Museum needs to be tourist-friendly
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RKN’s Museum needs to be tourist-friendly

May 13, 2017

Sir, At the time R.K. Narayan’s Museum was inaugurated in Yadavagiri, I had written about it in SOM, giving some suggestions of making it more tourist-friendly. Now it is in the news again for the same reason. Why is it not attracting visitors? For a long time, the approach road was a mess, but now…

Road works at snail’s pace inconveniencing public
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Road works at snail’s pace inconveniencing public

May 12, 2017

Sir, The road repair works started over a month ago from Vivekanandanagar Circle has been going on at a snail’s pace inconveniencing the residents. On one side, the already started metalling work from Vivekanandanagar Circle is still to be asphalted and several tankers of water is wasted to spill over the metalled portion when there…

Extend Hinkal flyover
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Extend Hinkal flyover

May 11, 2017

Sir, The flyover near Hinkal is really a good move as it avoids traffic jam on Ring Road traffic signal junction and also on Hinkal Road. Actually the flyover starts from petrol bunk or Grand Maurya to RUDSET point on Hunsur Road. But now due to demand from some shop owners, the flyover is landing…

Restore the beauty of this heritage building
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Restore the beauty of this heritage building

May 10, 2017

Sir, During my recent visit to city Railway Station I saw several hoardings of different establishments or companies in front of the historical Railway building (see photo). Railways may be earning money through these hoardings but it has taken away the beauty of the heritage building.  At least, the number of hoardings should have been…

Is Rs. 10 coin in circulation or not?
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Is Rs. 10 coin in circulation or not?

May 9, 2017

Sir, The circulation of Rs. 10 coins is testing the patience of people. RBI guidelines state that there is no ban on coins but commercially it is not even accepted by Government/Private Banks, Railway Station, bus services or anyone. When note ban was effected since November 2016, the banks could not provide required denominations in…

“Adi Guru Shankaracharya of Kalady”
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“Adi Guru Shankaracharya of Kalady”

May 8, 2017

Sir, This refers to the article “Udupi, the Kshetra of Lord Sri Krishna” by Prof. A. V. Narasimha Murthy (AVN) in SOM dated Apr. 30. Thanks to AVN for providing us with a detailed and informative article in his unique way as always. This day being celebrated across the nation as Shankara Jayanti, I would…

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