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Plea for city bus service
Voice of The Reader

Plea for city bus service

Sir, This is a repeated plea for improving the city bus service in the Bank Employees Colony off the Ring Road. Presently, only one bus 69C (Market to Bapujinagar) is plying in this area and that too in every one or one-and-a-half-hour gap. During holidays the bus is hardly seen. The other means of transport…

Devaraja Market: Recalling a 1976 incident
Voice of The Reader

Devaraja Market: Recalling a 1976 incident

Sir, On reading Sanjay Kini’s letter titled “Destination Devaraja Market: A Jewel of Tourism Industry in Mysuru” in SOM dated Nov.5, I was reminded of the following incident. It was December-end 1976.  I was travelling to Bombay by train after completing winter vacation at home via Arsikere – Davanagere – Hubli – Miraj – Pune…

Hampi Express & Gol Gumbaz Express: A suggestion
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Hampi Express & Gol Gumbaz Express: A suggestion

Sir, Train numbers 16535/36 Gol Gumbaz-Solapur via Hubballi and 16592/91 to Hubballi via Guntakal form an excellent connectivity from Mysuru to travel to North Karnataka. Many passengers including foreign tourists are finding this train convenient as it provides a direct connection from Mysuru to Badami, the historic Chalukyan Capital town connected by Gol Gumbaz Express…

Rule breakers on Ring Road
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Rule breakers on Ring Road

Sir, As a daily commuter on the Ring Road, Hebbal segment to KRS Road junction, I am a witness to the carelessness of drivers of big and small vehicles who come speeding on the wrong side. In their effort to cover the “wrong side stretch” as soon as possible, they drive at very high speeds…

Plastic banned… Really?
Voice of The Reader

Plastic banned… Really?

Sir, An eco-friendly attitude was established amongst the residents of a few areas when they decided to ban the usage of plastic bags. Instead groceries were delivered in paper bags. I felt a sense of pride when we locals were really implementing the ban of plastic bag rule. But I was disappointed when I notice…

Bursting crackers: Deepavali revellers cautioned
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Bursting crackers: Deepavali revellers cautioned

Sir, Deepavali, the festival of lights and crackers is here. The fervour with which we celebrate the festival, the same precaution need to be taken while  bursting fire-crackers. Here I would like to mention the dangers of injury to eye due to crackers and the precautions that need to be taken to prevent eye injuries….

More on Sir MV and University of Mysore
Voice of The Reader

More on Sir MV and University of Mysore

Sir, It has been mentioned in the article “Mysuru Memories — Rajamantra Praveena Kulapati H.V.Nanjundaiah” (SOM dated Oct. 22) that the initial steps with regard to the birth of Mysore University were taken by the Maharaja Nalwadi Krishna Raja Wadiyar, his mother Kempa Nanjammani Vani Vilasa and Dewan Sir M. Visvesvaraya in 1913-14. In order…

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