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‘Teachers must act as Social Engineers’
Voice of The Reader

‘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…

UPOR: An exceptionally good Government Office
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UPOR: An exceptionally good Government Office

Sir, The office of the “Urban Property Ownership Record (UPOR) under the Revenue Department, located at Nazarbad is an exceptionally good office with the entire staff “working” without wasting time. The general perception about the staff of any Government Office is that they are unfriendly, lethargic, undisciplined and demand bribe to execute our legally entitled works….

Devil’s Advocate: A bundle of paradoxes
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Devil’s Advocate: A bundle of paradoxes

Sir, Launching of Karan Thapar’s book ‘Devil’s Advocate – The Untold Story’ (Star of Mysore dated Aug.28) was indeed a very well-organised programme and equally well-attended for which Mysuru Literary Forum gets all the credit and also to those who interacted with the highly articulate  author. Karan Thapar is not an easy person to deal…

I want to vote only once, but…
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I want to vote only once, but…

Sir, The two Photo Voter Slips that were in my name were handed over to me by an official of Election Commission at my house on Aug. 28 along with other members’ slips of my household.  According to these slips, I am entitled to vote twice in the MCC elections to be held on Aug.31….

Usher in a new era by voting in large numbers
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Usher in a new era by voting in large numbers

Sir, Mysureans have an opportunity to usher in a new era by casting votes to those candidates who have pledged to implement some minimum policies like refusing to take commissions offered by contractors for work undertaken in their Wards, to promote digitisation of property tax, 24X7 water supply, preserving parks and lakes by ensuring all…

Vote and Vote Right
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Vote and Vote Right

Sir, The Urban Local Body elections are scheduled for Aug. 31 and the need of the hour is good leaders with intelligence and integrity.  It is unfortunate that good people are shying away from taking this responsibility. Moreso the young people. The choice of candidates being made by established political parties is far from desirable….

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