Tag: Voice of The Reader

Mysore Vasudevacharya’s house
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Mysore Vasudevacharya’s house

Sir, Very sad to read S.M. Rajeshwari’s letter (Mar. 27) about the condition of the house where the great composer of Karnatak music, lived from 1865 to 1961. At the same time thrilled to know that Dr. Sukanya Prabhakar ventured to give a performance there with students of Surabhi Gana Kala Mandira on Mar. 8,…

Water woes and the unconcerned Mysureans
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Water woes and the unconcerned Mysureans

Sir, Every day, the blazing heat of summer sun pierces through the already-thin ozone layer sending people scurrying for a spot under the shade of a tree even if it is for a few seconds of respite while waiting for the traffic light to change to green. It is an irony, however, that hardly anyone…

Railways should say ‘NO’ to plastics in trains
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Railways should say ‘NO’ to plastics in trains

Sir, As a further step to Swachhatha Abhiyaan, the Railways should take steps to say ‘NO’ to plastics in the trains. The vendors selling eatables like idli and dosa wrap them with thin plastic papers while the vendors selling groundnuts too pack them in plastic covers. I have in my journey, advised them several times…

M.P. Prabhakaran on KBG
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M.P. Prabhakaran on KBG

Sir, This has reference to M.P. Prabhakaran’s Book Talk titled “Star of Mysore: Story of a unique evening english newspaper — Trials and Tribulations of a Newspaper Editor” (SOM dated Apr.21). It made good reading. I was wondering if KBG had left India, he too would have been like his friend Prabhakaran, in a different…

Do Vote, but Vote intelligently
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Do Vote, but Vote intelligently

Sir, Karnataka Assembly elections will be held on May 12. While there is excitement in slums to participate in the electoral process, the middle class and the rich are having only heated and intellectual discussion on why their participation does not make a difference, most candidates are corrupt, etc. But are they right? Very few…

Eyesore at Freedom Fighters Park
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Eyesore at Freedom Fighters Park

Sir, It was disheartening to see some construction activity happening in the middle of the Freedom Fighters Park near Shanthala Theatre in city. The construction is spoiling the holy look and the greenery of the Park. It is also obstructing the view of the existing Freedom Fighters Bhavan and affecting the morning and evening walkers….

SBM Park needs immediate attention
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SBM Park needs immediate attention

Sir, The SBM Park in Srirampura which was in a state of neglect got a facelift with the construction of a compound around it, thanks to the efforts of MUDA Chairman and the MLA who laid foundation stone in July 2015 and assured to develop the Park. Added to this, the Mysore Bank Colony Residents…

Check fleecing autowallahs
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Check fleecing autowallahs

Sir, I am a frequent visitor to Mysuru and I wish to share my experience with autos. The auto meters are tampered beyond imagination. Recently, even for short distance of 5 km, I was forced to pay Rs. 110. Most of these autowallahs use bad languages to get their demanded money, particularly those who cannot…

Glut of vehicles on Roads
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Glut of vehicles on Roads

Sir, The letter by Melkote B. Jayaram titled ‘Check increasing vehicle population’ in som dated Apr. 14 is timely and also the need of the hour. Rich class of the society having spacious bungalows with ample parking space can afford to have their own vehicles (car) including two-wheelers which are commonly used by everyone today…

Parasayyanahundi junction: Disaster waiting to happen
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Parasayyanahundi junction: Disaster waiting to happen

Sir, Parasayyanahundi, where the Outer Ring Road intersects with H.D. Kote Road, is chaotic to say the least during peak hours. Vehicles pouring in from all directions, vegetable and fruit vendors doing brisk business, food carts churning out the day’s specials and people waiting for bus on one side, alighting the bus on the other,…

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Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.