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This busy Circle is crying for attention
Voice of The Reader

This busy Circle is crying for attention

Sir, The people who live or pass through Surya Bakery Circle in Hebbal know the pain of commuting via this Circle. Even though various problems are evident, no authorities have taken necessary actions. I want to point out some of the major issues we are facing here: Since city buses and company cabs pass through…

Road dividers without reflectors
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Road dividers without reflectors

Sir, The authorities concerned deserve full appreciation for fixing road dividers made of solid concrete blocks,  fixed at almost all junctions in and around Mysuru. Unfortunately, these solid road dividers are inviting accidents during night hours owing to its poor visibility in the poorly lit junctions. The authorities should have asked the suppliers of this…

All in the Family: ‘Family Reservation’
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All in the Family: ‘Family Reservation’

Sir, Apropos the news item titled ‘All In The…Family’ (Star of Mysore dated Sept.4), I would like to express that this can only happen in countries like India. Of course, we know that most of the autocratic countries have dynastic rulers. Even in USA, famous families like Kennedy, Bush, Clinton etc., have followed family-based power…

Traffic Police need to be pro-public
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Traffic Police need to be pro-public

Sir, The considerable hardship faced by many passengers, especially ladies, children and the aged as apprehended by Prof. B. S. Shankara in his letter “Enforce traffic discipline at Rly. Station back gate” (Star of Mysore dated Aug.29) is very true. Traffic Police instead of solving the issue has compounded the issue by penalising the passengers —…

Compliment your spouse
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Compliment your spouse

Sir, N.K.A. Ballal’s article titled “Do compliment your spouse” (SOM dated Aug.28) is again one more heart-touching message to the living generation. If I start rewinding my life now, I realise that I should have behaved in a better way with my wife during my employment days. We don’t realise the value of our best-half…

‘Teachers must act as Social Engineers’
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‘Teachers must act as Social Engineers’

Sir, The 130th birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the great teacher par excellence, is celebrated today, 5th September 2018 throughout the length and breadth of our country. Gone are those days when teachers like Chanakya and Dronacharya possessed qualities such as diplomacy and political foresight which were considered essential qualities of teachers of that…

Stray dog menace in Roopanagar
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Stray dog menace in Roopanagar

Sir, Stray dogs in Roopanagar, Bogadi, are creating havoc to the children, pedestrians and motorists, especially two-wheelers. People are scared to move around either by foot or in two-wheelers. Children are afraid to play. There are instances where the panic-stricken two-wheelers caused accidents to avoid getting bitten by the dogs. The animal welfare organisation People…

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