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Re-erect speed control barricades
Voice of The Reader

Re-erect speed control barricades

Sir, After many fatal accidents and many readers expressing their ire in this column, road humps and speed control barricades were erected opposite GRS Fantasy Park Ring Road intersection.  This had proved good as many heavy and other vehicles were used to slow down dead, thus making way for vehicles to cross over to service…

Time to implement electoral reforms
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Time to implement electoral reforms

Sir, Now that the festival of democracy is unfolding in front of us, it is time to take the next big step and implement electoral reforms. Though there have been enough discussions around this, no concrete steps have been taken except for the faulty implementation of NOTA (None of the Above) option. Below are some…

CESC needs to upgrade its bill machines
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CESC needs to upgrade its bill machines

Sir, This is to bring to the kind notice of the Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Company (CESC) that most of the monthly electricity bill remitting machines operated manually in city are only accepting cash payments and not card payments. India is a country which is fast in adopting digital technology or cashless transaction which needs implementation…

“Thirukkural” by Thiru Valluvar
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“Thirukkural” by Thiru Valluvar

Sir, This refers to the book talk, Modern South India: Past and Modern Story of South India and of Southern Culture (SOM dated Mar. 17). The reviewer Dr. C.D. Sreenivasa Murthy, in para 6, has mixed-up the title of the book (not mentioned) and the name of its author (Tamil poet Thirukkaral). A  book of…

Do we need more road humps?
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Do we need more road humps?

Sir, In the past couple of weeks, there have been several letters to the editor on constructing more road humps on the main roads of Mysuru. While these writers have genuine concern for the road safety. Wherever a road hump is built, invariably rain water accumulates on both sides of the hump. Once this happens,…

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…

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