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What can we do?
Voice of The Reader

What can we do?

Sir, This has reference to the “Editor’s Bottom Line” in Star of Mysore dated Apr.25, 2019. A genuine question has been asked, how we can make the earth habitable again. The problems faced by us have been briefly mentioned in the statements. Mahatma Gandhi’s statement that we need to be the change to do anything…

Musings on MUDA sites and layouts
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Musings on MUDA sites and layouts

Sir, Apropos the news item ‘House construction picks up pace at R.T. Nagar’ (SOM dated May 12), shelter and a roof over one’s head has been a basic and pressing need for humans at all times. In over-populated India, not all are blessed with their own houses, as poverty is rampant and a huge population…

Divider of evils from morals
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Divider of evils from morals

Sir, Your Abracadabra with the title ‘India’s great reformer Modi’ is really very well thought of. Analysed very aptly about the article appeared in TIME magazine. So also the instant response from Shashank Gouri all the way from New York with clear thinking. The path of Dharma is very critical. It is a razor edge….

Man-animal conflict in Kodagu: Focus on elephants
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Man-animal conflict in Kodagu: Focus on elephants

Sir, With burgeoning population of elephants, there has been an increase in the man-animal (elephant) conflict with frequent killing of human beings in Kodagu. It appears as though the entire elephant population has migrated into the coffee estates in search of greener pastures. Earlier, the elephant menace was confined to adjacent areas abutting forests but…

Restoration Vs Reconstruction
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Restoration Vs Reconstruction

Sir, Apropos the news item “To Demolish or Restore: DC awaiting Government nod on Devaraja Market & Lansdowne building” (SOM dated May 14), the dilemma faced by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is a sort of self-inflicted injury. Over a period of time, MCC has failed in its duty to maintain these two century-old buildings. It…

Remembering Dr. Frank I. Tovey
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Remembering Dr. Frank I. Tovey

Sir, With profound sorrow, I read the obituary of Dr. Frank I. Tovey, former Director of CSI Holdsworth Memorial Mission Hospital, Mysuru (SOM dated May 4, 2019). More than a surgeon, Dr. Tovey was the very personification of sympathy and compassion. My grandfather, who was in his fifties somewhere around 1955-1956, developed intolerable stomach pain…

Bus shelter needed on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway
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Bus shelter needed on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway

Sir, A bus shelter near Devaraj Urs bridge (over Kabini river) junction on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway leading to Industrial Estate, is very much needed to help passengers stay well-covered against rain and scorching sun, especially during noon. There are no trees in the vicinity either to take refuge from nature’s fury.  Naturally people stand little away…

Affix reflectors at Traffic Island medians
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Affix reflectors at Traffic Island medians

Sir, Many readers have brought to the notice through these columns about the hazards being posed by the medians having no reflectors at prime traffic junctions. Here is one such classic example which occurred on                                 May 1 at 7.45 pm near Vijayanagar Water Tank, when it was raining (see pic). Many Traffic Islands in the…

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