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KPME muddle: A balanced view
Voice of The Reader

KPME muddle: A balanced view

Sir, Kudos to Star of Mysore for giving a very balanced view on the travails of Private Medical Establishments to educate the public impassionately. We hope that the final outcome of the KPME saga would be a win-win situation both for public and the private healthcare establishments and in turn to doctors and patients. We…

Aadhaar update at Post Offices?
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Aadhaar update at Post Offices?

Sir, Apropos to an article in SOM a few months ago that Aadhaar update is being done at selected Post Offices in Mysuru, I went to the Post Office at V.V. Mohalla to get an update done to my Aadhaar card. The staff here clearly refused saying they are not doing any Aadhaar updates. The…

Vivekanandanagar Library: Deputy Director clarifies
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Vivekanandanagar Library: Deputy Director clarifies

Sir, This refers to the letter titled “Improve infrastructure at Vivekanandanagar Library” (SOM dated Nov. 22) by R. Sandhya of Srirampura. Though the City Central Library is housed in a decent building belonging to the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), the furniture accommodated like extra counter will be removed soon so that the readers can move…

Risky ride on a two-wheeler
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Risky ride on a two-wheeler

Sir, Very recently, I saw a senior citizen taking five kids of approximately 10 years or below age on a two-wheeler on Bogadi road at around 7.30 pm. Three kids were sitting behind him as pillions and two kids were standing in front of him (see photo, the fifth kid is on the left side…

More on autos violating rules
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More on autos violating rules

Sir, This is in support of the letter “Keep a check on autos with expired documents” (SOM dated Nov. 27 by K. Chandrahas). Nowadays we find most of the autos without back number plates. And most of them have very small rear number plates, as the size of a ruler. They have a co-driver, most…

Garbage dump: MCC clarifies
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Garbage dump: MCC clarifies

Sir, This is in response to the WhatsApp titled ‘Clear this garbage dump near Sathagalli Bus Depot’ published in SOM dated 19.11.2017. Garbage heaps, which are dumped on Mahadevapura Road, near Sathagalli Bus Depot in Bharath Nagar is beyond MCC limits. Residents of the surroundings have to urge the authorities concerned to deploy garbage collectors…

Eradicate stray dog menace
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Eradicate stray dog menace

Sir, Of late, stray dog menace has become a nightmare to many in the heritage city. It has become a regular affair in the 4th Main of Subhashnagar. Our peaceful nights have been taken over by the howling and barking dogs. Motorists are disturbed by these dogs as they haphazardly run around the place, children…

Topless bus shelter continues to be neglected
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Topless bus shelter continues to be neglected

Sir, The new bus shelter recently constructed by the MCC with the advertisement of Karnataka Bank near KEB bus stop in Kuvempunagar  remains neglected with no cover on top of the shelter. Once I remember,  on a rainy day, when I approached the bus shelter to avoid the rain drops, I was surprised to find…

Dog menace at Lingambudhi Lake
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Dog menace at Lingambudhi Lake

Sir, Stray dogs are in abundance in our city parks, posing serious threats to all of us, especially children. The picturesque Lingambudhi Lake has perhaps 20 such dogs or more. This morning while walking I came near a pack of dogs sitting near the railing overlooking the lake. They started growling and barking. I made…

Save the lung space around Chikka Gadiyara
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Save the lung space around Chikka Gadiyara

Sir, The space around Dufferin Clock Tower, also called Chikka Gadiyara on the South of Devaraja Market, was developed a few years back into a nice social gathering place. It is a little lung space in that busy surrounding. But, what has become of it nowadays? It is getting gradually converted into another place for…

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