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More on “limestone paste”
Voice of The Reader

More on “limestone paste”

May 19, 2017

Sir, The Karnataka State Food Safety Commissioner has banned, inter alia, the sale of “limestone paste” which is used in the preparation of paan beeda in packets and tubes (SOM dated May 16). I am afraid,  there has been some mix-up in the nomenclature. The mineral, calcium carbonate, occurs in several forms: Limestone, Chalk, Calcite,…

Scooter is for two; not for too many !
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Scooter is for two; not for too many !

May 18, 2017

Sir, It is becoming common these days, three adults, mostly head-long youngsters, triple riding two-wheelers (scooters and bikes), which is not only a violation of traffic rules but also an invitation to accidents. A scooter or bike is designed to carry two persons only and any extra load it is made to haul may result…

Unburden Second PUC students
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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…

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