Tag: Mysuru City Corporation

Humped & Barricaded: Time to wake up !
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Humped & Barricaded: Time to wake up !

February 3, 2024

Six days ago, within 12 hours, between 9 pm and 9 am, 20 people met with accidents. Three young men lost their lives. Two young women become widows. Three children became fatherless. Three families lost their primary breadwinner and three families were destroyed…all because of two unscientific road humps. Shockingly, not a single MLA has…

From Speed-Breakers to… BACK-BREAKERS !
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From Speed-Breakers to… BACK-BREAKERS !

February 2, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) authorities have removed the four newly-laid road humps (speed-breakers) that were found unscientific near the main gate of Manasagangothri, the PG campus of University of Mysore on Bogadi Main Road. The move came after three youths lost their lives due to accidents caused by the unscientific placement of these…

Killer Road Humps removed
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Killer Road Humps removed

February 1, 2024

PWD Engineers find the humps unscientific after conducting inspection Mysore/Mysuru: Finally, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) authorities woke up to the alarming situation by removing the newly-laid road humps (speed-breakers) that were found unscientific by PWD Engineers, near the main gate of Manasagangothri, the PG campus of University of Mysore on Bogadi road in the city…

At last, Death Certificate issued
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At last, Death Certificate issued

January 31, 2024

Taluk Office hands over Bhagyamma’s Death Certificate to kin Mysore/Mysuru: Finally, the kin of Bhagyamma are heaving a sigh of relief for getting her death certificate, following a report published in SOM titled ‘The Elusive Death Certificate!’ yesterday. Following the unending travails the family members of Bhagyamma underwent to obtain the death certificate, with the…

MCC Commissioner explains…
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MCC Commissioner explains…

January 31, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner Ashaad-Ur-Rahman Shariff said that following rise in accidents on Bogadi Road and SJCE Main Road (Chaduranga Road), various competent authorities had written several letters to the MCC and also exerted pressure                                           over the phone. Similarly, Traffic Police had also made several representations, in the light of which we acted…

Two killed by… Official apathy
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Two killed by… Official apathy

January 30, 2024

Two fatal accidents caused by unscientific road humps laid on Bogadi Main Road; White stripes painted too late; Visibility still an issue Mysore/Mysuru: In a clear case of official apathy, two innocent youths died after riding over unscientific road humps that surfaced overnight on Bogadi Main Road in the city. Yashwanth (27), son of Rajendra…

Case will be booked against erring MCC officials: DCP
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Case will be booked against erring MCC officials: DCP

January 30, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP – Crime and Traffic) S. Jahnavi has affirmed that legal action will be taken against Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) officials responsible for installing road humps without obtaining necessary permissions. This negligence led to tragic consequences, claiming two lives on Bogadi Main Road. The road humps suddenly appeared on the…

Unscientific road humps to be replaced with rumble strips
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Unscientific road humps to be replaced with rumble strips

January 30, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: In response to a series of accidents on the stretch of the road between Kukkarahalli Lake and AIISH Junctions, where the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) installed speed-breakers leading to two deaths, DCP (Crime and Traffic) S. Jahnavi, accompanied by ACP (Traffic) Parashuramappa and KR Traffic Police Inspector M. Irshad inspected the road yesterday. The…

The elusive death certificate!
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The elusive death certificate!

January 30, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Despite Court orders explicitly prohibiting imposition of unnecessary hassles on people seeking death certificates, the bureaucratic machinery in Mysuru is withholding such documents from grieving family members. Officials cite jurisdictional and boundary issues as reasons for denial and the family members are forced to run from pillar to post for the crucial document. The…

Dangerous road hump gets stripes
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Dangerous road hump gets stripes

January 29, 2024

UoM Vice-Chancellor, Traffic Police requested for humps: MCC Mysore/Mysuru: Hours after Star of Mysore published a report yesterday titled ‘Newly-laid unpainted road humps: 20 accidents in 12 hours; two riders seriously injured,’ the authorities got into the act and painted zebra stripes on the humps, warning motorists. The report highlighted how four unmarked and unpainted…

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