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Water supply timings need to be revised
Voice of The Reader

Water supply timings need to be revised

Sir, With the failure of monsoon, many parts of the city is already experiencing water scarcity which everyone is aware. We see people buying water in tankers of late. I have observed that Vani Vilas Water Works (VVWW) is opening the water valve late in the night and closing the same by early morning. Such…

Stop vandalising trees
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Stop vandalising trees

Sir, This picture alongside is that of a Rain tree trunk being burnt by vandals on Chamaraja Double Road  (100 feet road) near the Sanskrit College. The tree is in a precarious state now, that any day this burnt tree may uproot and God forbid may take lives of people passing by. I hereby request…

MysoreOne facilities: A suggestion
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MysoreOne facilities: A suggestion

Sir, Although there are many outlets of MysoreOne in the city, one has to go to only the Gokulam Office for getting Aadhaar card-related things done. The other day l had gone there to just update my mobile number and it took more than three hours! There is only one system and one person attending…

Students put to “double jeopardy”
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Students put to “double jeopardy”

Lakhs of students appear for NEET and providing of only four centres is hopelessly inadequate. CBSE seems to have no idea as to the quantum of unnecessary miseries and expenses to which they are putting the students into by only providing four centres for the entire State. Is it not strange that even Mysuru, which…

High-beam lights must be banned
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High-beam lights must be banned

Sir, I had heard that Mysuru was a pensioner’s paradise. But in the last 6 years I have found that while Mysuru could still be  called a paradise during day time (compared to Bengaluru where I lived for long years), honestly, it is like hell to drive during nights. No road in Mysuru is bright…

Flouting Traffic Rules: Some Thoughts
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Flouting Traffic Rules: Some Thoughts

Sir, Apropos a series of letters which are painful to read regarding traffic violations ‘Even foreign students don’t fear Indian Laws or its Lawmen!’ (Star of Mysore dated Feb. 4), teachers, elders and the Police are there to enforce the law sometimes (if necessary) through force, punishment or fines, to make the society disciplined. This…

Kudos to Arun Jaitley
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Kudos to Arun Jaitley

Sir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has done a commendable job by limiting cash donations to political parties. This is one of the main sources of black money in the country. Kickbacks for political favours is rampant and every politician, irrespective of political affiliation is a crorepati these days which, majority of them hardly reveal. Payment…

Video shoot of classroom lectures!
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Video shoot of classroom lectures!

Sir, An ingenious move is in the offing to video shoot for classroom transaction to assess the effectiveness of teaching by a committee of experts, followed by feedback to be given to improve one’s teaching skills ! I may freeze and even hate to play the role of an actor before a camera! This seems…

‘My heart breaking moments’
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‘My heart breaking moments’

Sir, It was a pleasure reading Ballal’s article “My Embarrassing Moments-4” (SOM dated Jan. 12) and it took me decades back when I had spoken to him over phone. I became  aware only recently that Ballal is connected to the Ballal family of Krishnamurthypuram. We would eagerly await to see Lava-Kusha twins from the Ballal…

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