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Reminiscing the 1962 Rain Havoc in Kodagu
Voice of The Reader

Reminiscing the 1962 Rain Havoc in Kodagu

August 28, 2019

Sir, We had a property adjacent to Glenlorna Tea Estate in Hudikeri, South Kodagu. In the year 1962, there was torrential rains. Schools and Colleges declared holidays for almost six months. During this time, the rain played havoc and affected our property also very badly. Just one or two years before this incident occurred, our…

Dangerous fuse boxes
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Dangerous fuse boxes

August 27, 2019

Sir, It is not known whose great idea it was to fix the fuse boxes to electrical poles so close to the ground in entire Mysuru city. Due to lack of maintenance, many such fuse boxes are appearing open without any closures and the wires exposed (see photo taken very recently on D.Devaraj Urs Road…

Smart Grid Symposium: Need of the hour
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Smart Grid Symposium: Need of the hour

August 27, 2019

Sir, Thanks to SOM for highlighting ‘Smart Grid Symposium’ (SOM dated Aug.23) jointly held by CESC and Karnataka Electricity Board Engineers at Kadakola, Mysuru, which is the need of the hour in the present ever-growing domestic and industrial power consumers’ demand — both HT and LT (High Tension and Low Tension). The latest state-of-the-art technologies…

Start Dasara special trains between Bengaluru-Mysuru
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Start Dasara special trains between Bengaluru-Mysuru

August 26, 2019

Sir, As Dasara festival is just few weeks away, necessary advanced arrangements by the Railways to run Dasara special trains between Bengaluru and Mysuru is now highly necessary. We are thankful for the recent introduction of new MEMU services and extension of some of the trains that terminate at Bengaluru upto Mysuru. Further, an extensive…

Kudos to Rail AC Coach Attendant
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Kudos to Rail AC Coach Attendant

August 25, 2019

Sir, I travelled in Train No.17302 Dharwad-Mysuru Express, ex-Dharwad on 22.8.2019, in AC 2-tier Coach A1, with berth numbers 37 & 39 [Ticket PNR No.4261820269]. The train reached Mysuru (Platform No.1) on-time at 0700-hrs on 23.8.2019, and I de-trained and went to my home. I received a phone call on my landline at around 0745-hrs,…

Level the manholes to make roads safe for motorists
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Level the manholes to make roads safe for motorists

August 24, 2019

Sir, This is to bring to the notice of authorities concerned that not only potholes, unlevelled manhole pits or raised manholes without proper levelling can also make roads unsafe for two-wheeler riders and pedestrians, as most of the pedestrians walk on the roads, but not on footpaths. It may lead to road accidents, especially during…

Traffic cops remove idling barricades
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Traffic cops remove idling barricades

August 21, 2019

Sir, This refers to my letter titled “Guarding the garbage?” published in SOM dated Aug.17. Immediately after Star of Mysore hit the stands, in which it was pointed out that metal traffic barricades were idling at a garbage dump in Tilaknagar, the Police personnel have promptly taken them into their custody within a matter of…

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