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Fake News: Do netas really care about the country?
Voice of The Reader

Fake News: Do netas really care about the country?

Sir, I first wish to congratulate Dr. Bhamy Shenoy for his factual, fearless, scientific and informative article titled “Petrol & Diesel: Do we see fake news floating?” (SOM dated Sept. 11). This article should be published in all the leading national dailies also and I would urge Dr. Shenoy to give an interview on TV…

India Post Payments Bank to boost Postal services
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India Post Payments Bank to boost Postal services

Sir, The Ministry of Communications under the Department of Posts has ventured into the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector through the recent launch of India Post Payments Bank (IPBB). The launch aims to capture the small and medium enterprise customer,  along with penetrating into every rural household. The launch comes at a time…

Worsening traffic in Mysuru
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Worsening traffic in Mysuru

Sir, Of late, as many SOM readers have been pointing out, the traffic situation in Mysuru has been going from bad to worse. Having been in Bengaluru for nearly three decades spread in both millennia, I have personally seen how the traffic situation went from good to bad and then to worse/ worst. And I…

Pathetic roads in Vijayanagar 2nd Stage
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Pathetic roads in Vijayanagar 2nd Stage

Sir, Of late, roads have completely deteriorated in and around Vijayanagar 2nd Stage. First it was underground cabling of  high tension cables and later by Water Works for new lines. Both activities ensured that there is absolutely no roads for hapless citizens. While motorists struggle to manoeuvre around the shoddily mud patched pot-holed roads, pedestrians…

Ease morning traffic at Railway Gate
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Ease morning traffic at Railway Gate

Sir, There is a Railway Gate on KRS Road, Metagalli, where thousands of people pass through between 8.30 am and 9 am. The employees of various industries including working women leave their homes after completing their household works, highly tensed in arriving at their work place or office in time. There are a few colleges…

This busy Circle is crying for attention
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This busy Circle is crying for attention

Sir, The people who live or pass through Surya Bakery Circle in Hebbal know the pain of commuting via this Circle. Even though various problems are evident, no authorities have taken necessary actions. I want to point out some of the major issues we are facing here: Since city buses and company cabs pass through…

Road dividers without reflectors
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Road dividers without reflectors

Sir, The authorities concerned deserve full appreciation for fixing road dividers made of solid concrete blocks,  fixed at almost all junctions in and around Mysuru. Unfortunately, these solid road dividers are inviting accidents during night hours owing to its poor visibility in the poorly lit junctions. The authorities should have asked the suppliers of this…

All in the Family: ‘Family Reservation’
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All in the Family: ‘Family Reservation’

Sir, Apropos the news item titled ‘All In The…Family’ (Star of Mysore dated Sept.4), I would like to express that this can only happen in countries like India. Of course, we know that most of the autocratic countries have dynastic rulers. Even in USA, famous families like Kennedy, Bush, Clinton etc., have followed family-based power…

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