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BIMS should not be given to private player
Voice of The Reader

BIMS should not be given to private player

Sir, This letter is in response to Prof. K.S. Rangappa’s remarks on granting autonomy to B.N. Bahadur Institute of Management Sciences (BIMS) in his interview (Former University Vice-Chancellor Speaks; SOM dated Apr.16). Though it is important to grant autonomy to BIMS to be independent and more practical oriented, University of Mysore (UoM) should not hand…

Curb stray dog menace in Hebbal
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Curb stray dog menace in Hebbal

Sir, This refers to the letter on stray dog menace that appeared in Star of Mysore dated Apr. 3. I fully endorse the views of the reader. Stray dog menace has increased in Hebbal II Stage,  particularly near  Sankranthi Circle, Sangam Circle and also near  K.D. Circle in Vijayanagar. One can see a group of …

Sandalwood mafia at it again
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Sandalwood mafia at it again

Sir, A couple of months ago, Lingambudhi Lake reserve forest was in the news when the guards shot dead a thief who was trying to cut down sandalwood trees. A gang from H. D. Kote was involved in it, according to Police. Today, the regular walkers noticed that yesterday’s windy evening had brought down many…

Apathy of MCC contractor’s workers
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Apathy of MCC contractor’s workers

Sir, A few weeks back the MCC contractor’s men came to the 4th Main of Gokulam 3rd Stage with men and a JCB and created a havoc by demolishing the concrete steps and slopes in front of the entrances and garages of some houses. This work continued for more than a week. When asked the…

Why humps at traffic signal points?
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Why humps at traffic signal points?

Sir, I have been observing that Mysuru’s vehicular traffic is on the rise since 10 years. There are several traffic signals which have come up due to increased traffic at different junctions. Prior to traffic signals at these junctions, there were road humps to control the speed of vehicles. But when a new traffic signal…

This road needs attention
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This road needs attention

Sir, I am a resident of Bogadi Bank Colony, off the Ring Road. We the residents were excited and our pleasure knew no bounds when suddenly last week a huge road roller came to our colony where the roads have been in an utterly miserable condition since more than 18 years ! The octopus hands…

Kudos to City Court Judges
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Kudos to City Court Judges

Sir, The news item about a City Court Judge under the “Human Interest Story” published in SOM dated Apr.12 reminded me of two very eminent personalities —  Dr. Abdul Kalam and Albert Einstein. Abdul Kalam had said that while he was in Tel Aviv he once saw a Israeli newspaper and the front page had…

Indeed a nice and purposeful article!
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Indeed a nice and purposeful article!

Sir, Apropos N.K.A. Ballal’s article ‘What is the purpose of one’s life?’ published in Star of Mysore dated Apr.13, I am tempted to write as under: I am a regular meditator since about 16 years and a disciple of guruparampara of Shri Ramachandra Mission. I was also wondering on the subject of purpose in life…

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