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Irresponsible way we maintain our heritage buildings
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Irresponsible way we maintain our heritage buildings

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief I was not surprised to read Vikram Muthanna’s column ‘In Black and White’ titled ‘India is beautiful, Indians make it ugly’ published on Saturday 15th September 2018. He has thoughtfully taken the picture of that magnificent entry gate to the Government Guest House facing Bengaluru-Mysuru Road near Ya Allah Mosque. It…

POINT BLANK: Complex problem of tree planting in city
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POINT BLANK: Complex problem of tree planting in city

MLA Ramdas forms ‘Co-ordination Committee’ By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief Reading the headline of a news item this morning titled ‘Green Mysuru Initiative from tomorrow — Aim is to increase tree cover of the city and district, says Forest Department,’ my heart leapt in joy for the reason the trees illegally or legally felled in our…

An eyesore at Mysore Railway Station
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An eyesore at Mysore Railway Station

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief Reading the news item “SWR GM joins volunteers in painting City Railway Station pillars,” published in yesterday’s Star of Mysore, I was reminded of an article I read recently “10 ways to ruin an old building” by Jonathan Taylor where he says one of the ways to destroy a heritage building is…

To mock a PM on social media is to demean one’s country
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To mock a PM on social media is to demean one’s country

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief On reading about the new controversy over mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi by showing him as mispronouncing the internet vocabulary meme, I decided to know more about it. I went to the internet: An Internet meme, pronounced MEEM, is an activity, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry…

A bend in the road: How to fix it?
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A bend in the road: How to fix it?

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief Over a thousand citizens of Mysuru, comprising a few NGOs, assembled this morning at the Kalamandira premises and then marched towards the bend near Jaladarshini Guest House in a straight human chain to protest against the Government’s decision to straighten this stretch of road at an estimated cost of Rs. 12…

To Grant Quietus or Hiatus is the Question !
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To Grant Quietus or Hiatus is the Question !

Quietus seems Divine! By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief The Supreme Court on Monday had asked the UP Government headed by Yogi Adityanath to clarify its stand over the largesse, the grant of aid of Rs. 103.92 crore given to Chaudhary Charan Singh Degree College founded in 1983 and run by Shiksha Prasar Samiti in Etawah during…

Mandatory protocol for Surgeons?
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Mandatory protocol for Surgeons?

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief On July 3, 2017, I wrote in this column about Dr. NO. Now, let me write about the same profession where some fail to follow medical ethics. They work like robots that too make mistakes, not because they are irresponsible but because of some technical error. But what about the human…

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