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Traffic signal lights needed
Voice of The Reader

Traffic signal lights needed

July 27, 2019

Sir, In spite of having barricades to slow down vehicles on Hunsur Road, the woes faced by the motorists at the “T” junction of Gokulam Road and Hunsur Road is yet to be mitigated. Vehicles come from three directions and block free movement towards all the three directions causing utter confusion. Every motorist is “in…

Remembering my teacher, Dr. Indrani
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Remembering my teacher, Dr. Indrani

July 26, 2019

Sir, I am deeply saddened to hear about Dr. Indrani, CFTRI scientist, who passed away in an accident in Lucknow recently. She was absolutely the best teacher I ever had and she was one of my favourite teachers too. I was a student in International School of Milling Technology, CFTRI, Mysore (32nd batch student) in…

Online payment of water bill: Suggestions to MCC
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Online payment of water bill: Suggestions to MCC

July 26, 2019

Sir, Kudos to the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) for facilitating bill payment for water dues online. However, there are a couple of implementation problems that need to be solved. One is bills of value below eighty rupees are not allowed. Second, consumers need to be allowed to pay advance towards bills likely to be due….

Wastage of potable water in Kanakadasanagar
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Wastage of potable water in Kanakadasanagar

July 25, 2019

Sir, In every place including our city people are facing scarcity of potable water with monsoon rains failing at catchment areas of many rivers including Cauvery. Such being the case, all of us have to judiciously use water. But in our city we often see potable water going to drains by leakinsg water pipes unattended…

Provide connectivity to Mysore Airport
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Provide connectivity to Mysore Airport

July 23, 2019

Sir, With the increase in number of flights from one to four flights per day, the number of passengers/tourists flying in and out of Mysuru will definitely shoot up. While it is not a difficult task to get dropped to the Airport, at times it is difficult to get a cab from Airport to Mysuru…

Suggestions to avoid High Beams
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Suggestions to avoid High Beams

July 22, 2019

Sir, This has reference to the news item titled ‘High Beam Horror’ in SOM dated July 19. High beam is a nightmare for all drivers, particularly two-wheeler riders and more particularly for senior citizens (I am 76 and since 10 years I have stopped taking out my car after 6.30 pm, mainly due to this…

More on High Beam Horror
Voice of The Reader

More on High Beam Horror

July 22, 2019

Sir, Indeed the use of high beam lights by motorists is risky for other road-users (High Beam Horror, SOM dated July 19). Use of high beam is rampant not only on peripheral roads of the city, but also in the heart of the city. However, it is very difficult to catch such violators as providing…

Zebra Crossing not marked near traffic signal
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Zebra Crossing not marked near traffic signal

July 21, 2019

Sir, There will always be heavy traffic near the junction connecting peripheral Outer Ring Road and Infosys Road near Bharath Cancer Hospital in the outskirts of Mysuru. Recently, the Traffic Police concerned have introduced traffic signal lights in all the three directions at this junction, just to help the public. Though this is an improvement…

Railway Lines and Highways through Kodagu
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Railway Lines and Highways through Kodagu

July 20, 2019

Sir, The two news items in SOM dated July 18 pertaining to the above subject  truly highlight the fact that any ecological damages caused to the greenery of Kodagu (in the name of development, tourism or otherwise) is likely to have disastrous and irreversible impact not only in Kodagu, but more so in the areas…

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