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Remembering Swami Sureshanandaji
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Remembering Swami Sureshanandaji

Sir, My first visit to Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala was somewhere in 1965 or so. My brother-in-law was a student there and Swami Sureshanandaji was the Correspondent at that time. I was very much thrilled to see the Swamiji for the first time. He spoke to me very nicely. I went and bowed before him and…

Golden Girl Stella as UoM Ambassador
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Golden Girl Stella as UoM Ambassador

Sir, Congratulations to Golden Girl Emelife Stella Chinelo from Nigeria, who bagged a record number of 20 gold medals and five cash prizes at the 99th Convocation of University of Mysore (UoM) held recently. Her exemplary performance debunks the common stereotyping associated with students from Africa in general. She will be a great ambassador for…

Kodava Heritage Centre Deserted: An eye-opener
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Kodava Heritage Centre Deserted: An eye-opener

Sir, The write-up “Kodava Heritage Centre Deserted” (SOM dated Mar. 20) should be an eye-opener for the people of Kodagu who cherish their traditions and culture which are very much close to their heart. The initiation of the project by a Kodava lady (Rathi Vinay Jha) itself is a testimony for the love Kodavas have…

Musings on elections Then and Now
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Musings on elections Then and Now

Sir, Elections in the first two decades of Independence used to be a focus on programmes proposed by different parties in the respective manifestos. People used to consult knowledgeable persons in the Constituencies and vote on the strength of the candidate to become their leader. Of course, the charisma of the leader of the party…

Provide dustbins and clear garbage regularly
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Provide dustbins and clear garbage regularly

Sir, This serious issue of non-clearance of garbage dumped on General Thimayya Road near Hanuman Temple and Vivekananda Yoga Training Institute at Vijayanagar Second Stage needs urgent attention. Many students and children of the yoga institute, Chikkamma Government High School, St. Joseph’s School and Sadvidya Semi Residential School travel daily and also walk on this…

Technical glitches in pension disbursement
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Technical glitches in pension disbursement

Sir, Computerisation is a boon to the masses but a bane to lethargic. Our banks have computerised for the sake of computers and not for the users or the benefits of consumers. Moreover, mobile technology advancement has rendered human beings less meticulous. Earlier in the age of paper and post, the communication on any government…

Heritage buildings and safety of life
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Heritage buildings and safety of life

Sir, So far, several views by different people and organisations have been expressed on demolishing or retaining the heritage structures like Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building, which are located at prime locations in Central Business District of Mysuru city. There are pros and cons with either options. However, safety of life of tenants or hundreds…

Install Road Hump
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Install Road Hump

Sir, The Road leading from Vijayanagar Water Tank to Trinetra Circle is getting busy day by day and density of traffic is high during peak hours. Added to this, there is a road towards right leading to Vidyavardhaka Engineering College and towards left to the Mahadeshwara Layout.  This is a peculiar intersection and vehicles coming…

Pedestrians risky on Kalidasa Road
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Pedestrians risky on Kalidasa Road

Sir, Of late Kalidasa Road has become one of the busiest roads in Mysuru with lot of commercial establishments doing fairly good business.  Since there is ample designated  parking area for both two-wheelers and four- wheelers, this road is frequented by the public. Unfortunately  the area Corporator, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC)  or the shop-keepers association…

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