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This Road crying for attention
Voice of The Reader

This Road crying for attention

Sir, The Main Akbar Road from Ragi Mandi Chowk to Mandi Market is crying for repair since last three months. The surface is uneven. There are jolts and jerks in the moving carriage. People prefer to walk on foot and this is also not easy as one might fall at any step. During rains there…

Careless Tempo drivers
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Careless Tempo drivers

Sir, After auto drivers, now it is the turn of the tempo drivers who have started parking their vehicles in bus bays and blocking the movement of other vehicles. Recently one such incident was recorded in Temple Road, V.V. Mohalla, wherein a tempo driver parked his vehicle in a bus bay at the bus stop…

Provide Service Road on Mysuru-Nanjangud NH
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Provide Service Road on Mysuru-Nanjangud NH

Sir, We are happy that due to heavy traffic between Mysuru and Nanjangud, the National Highway (NH) has been upgraded from two-lane to four-lane to an extent of 24 kms (NH 212). But the happiness didn’t last long as the work was of very poor quality and unscientific. The new road is full of potholes…

An appeal to Railways
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An appeal to Railways

Sir, With the recent conversion of Chamarajanagar-Tirupathi- Chamarajanagar trains (16219 and 16220) from Fast Passenger to Express mode, we expected positive changes in service too, but there is none.  Journey time remains the same post-conversion also and the number of halts enroute has’nt reduced either. Added to this, unreserved passengers get into the reserved compartments…

Exemplary service at PSK Mysuru
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Exemplary service at PSK Mysuru

Sir, It was a very pleasant surprise for us today when myself and my wife visited the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) in Metagalli Post Office, Mysuru, by an appointment at 2.30 pm. We were there by 1.45 pm; the actual work on our applications  started by 2.15 pm and by 2.35 pm the complete process…

Provide gadgets for Railway employees
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Provide gadgets for Railway employees

Sir, Railways is in the news for all the wrong reasons these days. Recently I travelled by Tipu Express to Bengaluru. The  coaches were dirty and uninviting. When do we catch up with the swanky trains we see in the West and other developed countries? As the train moved, a Ticket Examiner entered our coach…

KSOU: Will PM constitute a special commission?
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KSOU: Will PM constitute a special commission?

Sir, KSOU has been in the news in recent days. On Sept. 28, Higher Education Minister announced the possible closing of KSOU. On Oct. 2, former Education Minister S.A. Ramdas assured the students of KSOU that he would not allow its closure. However, neither of them have announced how they would come to the help…

Create Hawkers’ Street
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Create Hawkers’ Street

Sir, With reference to the recent letter  titled “Whither Hawkers’ Zones?” by SOM reader Mirza, I would like to bring to the attention of authorities concerned and public that in Darjeeling  a separate street was established for hawkers to do their business and it is one of the tourists’ attractions there. After all, they also…

Reckless and impatient driving by KSRTC drivers
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Reckless and impatient driving by KSRTC drivers

Sir, Indeed our KSRTC has a very skilled fleet of drivers who have proved their ability to drive along some of the most challenging roads in and out of Karnataka. But as I have noticed and heard from many people, the bus drivers of KSRTC (Suvarna Karnataka Sarige and Airavat) are highly impatient on highways…

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