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Night train journey: Suggestions
Voice of The Reader

Night train journey: Suggestions

Sir, In a long journey by train, night travel is unavoidable. Night journey is easy and comfortable. One can sleep and reach the destination mostly early in the morning. I think the Railways have understood this and therefore provided night trains for the convenience of the travellers. But the passengers should not feel unsafe in…

Dasara Exhibition: Suggestions
Voice of The Reader

Dasara Exhibition: Suggestions

Sir, Soon there will be Dasara festivities and as usual there will be an ‘Exhibition’ on the grounds — also known as Doddakere Maidan — just across the road of the main gate of the grand Mysore Palace . A (ritual) visit to this Exhibition is a must and compulsory for many Mysureans during the…

Capturing ‘Decisive Moment’
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Capturing ‘Decisive Moment’

Sir, The photograph under the caption “Not mist, but a smoke screen” by freelance photographer G. S. Ravishankar published in SOM dated Aug.10 on Page-11, was simply outstanding. With its ethereal quality imparted by the sunlight streaming through the smoke and the perfect timing with which even a cyclist has been included, it reminded me…

Train journey: Some thoughts
Voice of The Reader

Train journey: Some thoughts

Sir, This has reference to the views expressed by Dr. H.S.R. Rao on night train journey (SOM dated Aug. 7). I wish to share my experience as a frequent traveller by Kaveri Express from Chennai to Mysuru in 2nd AC Coach. The train runs to its capacity till Bengaluru and reaches around 3.30 am and…

Unsafe night train journeys
Voice of The Reader

Unsafe night train journeys

Sir, Recently, I travelled from Hosur to Madurai and back by KSR Nagercoil Express on both directions in three tier AC. It is an excellent train. Even though it is an AC Coach and reserved compartment neither the TTE nor RPF staff take any care of the coach — all the doors are left open,…

No wonder S.M. Krishna was Numero Uno CM
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No wonder S.M. Krishna was Numero Uno CM

Sir, Reading Vikram Muthanna’s In Black and White column in yesterday’s SOM wherein he mentions of a cell phone company that approached the then Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddharamaiah, I recall what transpired between the Chief Minister and the Chief of that phone company, as told to me by a friend. The Cell Phone Company…

Non-functioning street-lights
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Non-functioning street-lights

Sir, We the tax-payers never get what we are supposed to get from the Government in most cases. It could be due to lack of accountability. In the ‘H’ block of Kanakadasa Nagar (Dattagalli 3rd Stage), we have been witnessing that the street-lights are not functioning for the last four months. In the past, the…

Rev. Fr. Mathias Fernandes, Fr. Noronha and Thathayya
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Rev. Fr. Mathias Fernandes, Fr. Noronha and Thathayya

Sir, For Mysore and Mandya people, Fr. Noronha was a ‘Father’ figure, who recently entered heavenly abode to serve at the lotus feet of Lord Jesus. Those who came across with his tender heart and feather touch, cannot erase the memorable love he bestowed upon them. Thathayya, founder of ‘Anathalaya’, as a Journalist then, was…

With apologies to Shakespeare
Voice of The Reader

With apologies to Shakespeare

Sir, The supreme irony of the present day political environment is that it is the fate of 6.5 crore people of Karnataka to bear the Cross to patiently wait at the polling booth to vote. This helped in sending these honourable men and women to the Assembly to decide the fate of citizen voter. This…

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