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MCC urged to replace UG pipelines in Vijayanagar II Stage
Voice of The Reader

MCC urged to replace UG pipelines in Vijayanagar II Stage

Sir, I have been complaining with MCC authorities regarding frequent blockages occurring at the Under-Ground (UG) pipeline between 20th Main and 21st Main, Vijayanagar II Stage, Mysuru. Only 6” pipes were laid while making sites long block. Now almost all buildings are with 1st and 2nd floors. Because of this blockages are occurring frequently in…

Failure of visions
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Failure of visions

Sir, This has reference to the ‘Over a cup of evening tea’ by Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem (Star of Mysore dated Nov. 2, 2018) under the title ‘A vision revisited, after a full 10 years!’ I join hands with the author in wishing that the vision of Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev’s prediction of a bright and…

Need for train from Mysuru to Kochuveli
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Need for train from Mysuru to Kochuveli

Sir, This refers to the proposed train between Mysuru and Kochuveli. It is unfortunate that some people are opposing the train to Kerala forgetting the ever-increasing demand since a couple of years. I agree that the demand for a train to Hyderabad from Mysuru is genuine. So is the train to Kerala and the extension…

Cancer treatment and fat bills
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Cancer treatment and fat bills

Sir, I would like to narrate a poignant story of a relative of mine  who died after a botched up  operation, post cancer, of the Colon. The patient  in question was diagnosed with  the cancer of the colon and subsequently he underwent chemotherapy with around eight sittings. Initially, he lost weight and towards the fag…

Some thoughts on travel between Mysuru-Bengaluru
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Some thoughts on travel between Mysuru-Bengaluru

Sir, Often we read in newspapers that Mysuru-Bengaluru 4-lane highway will be converted into a 10-lane highway (including 2 service roads) with so many features that are rosy and juicy to read. However, the government has no plans for its early completion and honest efforts are not being made to deliver the facility speedily and…

Put an end to blast fishing at KRS
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Put an end to blast fishing at KRS

Sir, During my recent trip to KRS Dam, I stopped near the main big bridge from where the huge water gates are visible. I did not want to go further due to the rush of tourists on that day. On the other side where the water flows on its epic journey I could see a…

Why keep AC compartment locked in Malgudi Express?
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Why keep AC compartment locked in Malgudi Express?

Sir, It is welcome to note that Mysuru Division of South Western Railway has revised the train timings of select Express trains running between Mysuru and Bengaluru. As Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysuru section is now completely doubled and electrified, the authorities at present need to pro-actively look into feasibility to introduce more number of Express trains between Mysuru…

Traffic cops must accept “DigiLocker” documents
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Traffic cops must accept “DigiLocker” documents

Sir, A couple of days back, I was intercepted by the traffic cops and was asked to show original vehicle documents. After uploading my original driving license and vehicle RC book to “DigiLocker” I stopped carrying these original documents with me. But the Traffic Police feigned his ignorance about DigiLocker and refused to accept “DigiLocker”…

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