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Turmeric and diabetes
Voice of The Reader

Turmeric and diabetes

Sir, Apropos to the “Health Capsule,” published on Apr.16, 2017, regarding turmeric’s ability to modulate blood glucose is true. It is believed that turmeric can trigger insulin secretion thus modulating the blood sugar level. However, one concern is the dosage given by the Health Capsule which is 400 to 600 mg three times a day….

Woes of a bus commuter from Mysuru to Electronics City
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Woes of a bus commuter from Mysuru to Electronics City

Sir, Apropos the letters in SOM dated May 3, 2017 and April 18, 2017 regarding introduction of direct buses, I have been ‘fleeing’ to and from Electronics City, Bengaluru to Jayanagar, Mysuru since July 2016 on Fridays. The route bus number 378 starts completely jam-packed from Electronics City flyover and reaches Kengeri. The passengers boarding…

Erudite scholar and a role model
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Erudite scholar and a role model

Sir, Dr. S. Dandapani (who passed away in Bengaluru on Apr. 18) was a great teacher, inspiring mentor and a role model for a whole generation of top teachers produced by Regional College of Education (RCE), Mysuru. As a young man in late sixties, he used to be the first man in the morning to…

Public toilets: MCC clarifies
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Public toilets: MCC clarifies

Sir, This refers to the letter titled  “Simple and effective public toilets: Will MCC take up this initiative?” (SOM dated Apr. 24). The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has already gone in for e-toilets. These e-toilets can be operated by inserting  coins and it has automatic flushing system. One such e-toilet has been installed on Devaraj…

Pedestrian Crossing needed on this busy road
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Pedestrian Crossing needed on this busy road

Sir, I would like to bring to the notice of the authorities concerned through this column that starting from the signal in Bamboo Bazaar on Sayyaji Rao Road upto LIC building (Millennium Circle) in Bannimantap, there is not a single pedestrian crossing on the entire stretch. This road being entry and exit route from and…

Will KSRTC ply direct buses from Mysuru to Whitefield
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Will KSRTC ply direct buses from Mysuru to Whitefield

Sir, This refers to Dr. Shyamprasad’s letter in SOM dated April 18 on the above subject. His suggestion will definitely help a good number of passengers. Nowadays KSRTC buses are dropping passengers at Satellite bus station at Byatarayanapura, Bengaluru. As a result, passengers travelling towards Whitefield, HSR Layout and other parts have to spend a…

An appeal to SWR
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An appeal to SWR

Sir, On 17th April, I travelled from Bengaluru to Mysuru by Super Fast Tipu Express which is scheduled for a single stop at Mandya.  But on the said day for reasons unknown, it had two unscheduled stoppages, of almost 5 minutes near Maddur and 10 minutes at Pandavapura Station, causing delayed arrival at Mysuru by…

Traffic restrictions at city centre
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Traffic restrictions at city centre

Sir, This is with reference to the restriction of parking and traffic movement on Sayyaji Rao Road and D.D. Urs Road as proposed by PWD and District in-Charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, which is aimed at reducing congestion on these busy roads. In this regard a similar opinion was made by me earlier itself (De-congest…

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