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Need to restore cleanliness in temple town
Voice of The Reader

Need to restore cleanliness in temple town

July 18, 2019

Sir, Though the Swachh Bharat concept is gaining ground everywhere now, there is still a place in the heart of the holy town Nanjangud where cleanliness is least cared about. Come evening, people as in other places, rush to the many non-veg mobile food joints and chaat stalls, unhesitatingly occupying public footpaths on the main…

Tribute to CFTRI scientist Dr. Indrani
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Tribute to CFTRI scientist Dr. Indrani

July 17, 2019

Sir, I am deeply saddened and heart-broken by the loss of my dear friend and colleague Dr. Indrani, CFTRI scientist, who passed away in an accident in Lucknow recently. Albert Einstein had said, “The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.” Indrani…

Remembering C.M. Ramachandra
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Remembering C.M. Ramachandra

July 14, 2019

Sir, This refers to the news item titled ‘Veteran journalist passes away’ in yesterday’s (July 13) Star of Mysore on page 3. I have been reading Star of Mysore for over 35 years and if my memory serves me right, C.M. Ramachandra, popularly known as CMR, was writing for Star of Mysore for five to…

Erect movable barricades
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Erect movable barricades

July 13, 2019

Sir, Apropos the news item “MCC pulls up its socks ahead of Vice-President’s visit: Clean roads” (SOM dated July 12), we should congratulate MCC for attending to the road repairs en-route the Vice-President’s convoy movement, thus making it motorable  for the public also. Some road humps like the one at the junction of Hunsur Road…

Police-created bottleneck: When school children can cross a road without barricades, why can’t adult Policemen?
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Police-created bottleneck: When school children can cross a road without barricades, why can’t adult Policemen?

July 12, 2019

A citizen’s request to follow Police Commissioner’s order to remove unnecessary barricades Sir, Another example of illogical decision that inconveniences the public can be seen on the road in front of the Police Training School near Forum City Centre in Nazarbad. The City Traffic Police have placed not one, not two, not three, but 10…

Haphazard parking at Lalitha Mahal Helipad
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Haphazard parking at Lalitha Mahal Helipad

July 11, 2019

Sir, It is appreciated that like in the past, this year also city Traffic Police have made very good arrangement for parking of buses, autos, cars and two-wheelers near Lalitha Mahal Helipad area in different locations during Ashada Fridays. However, some unmindful drivers have parked their vehicles in a very haphazard way (see photo) thereby…

City Traffic Police Automation Centre must update its data
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City Traffic Police Automation Centre must update its data

July 10, 2019

Sir, From the traffic violation notice issued by “The Enforcement Automation Centre, Mysore City Traffic Police”, it is evident that they have not updated their database with the correct and latest information on vehicle ownership. Though the website of Mysuru Regional Transport Office displays latest and correct information on vehicle ownership, recording the change in…

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