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Retired IFS officer’s take on Wild Gopala Bhaktha
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Retired IFS officer’s take on Wild Gopala Bhaktha

Sir, Media reports say that a wild elephant is frequenting the temple at Gopalaswamy Betta near Gundlupet and the Forest Department is driving it back to forests. From the elephant’s behaviour, body structure, food habits, unperturbed by the presence of people etc., suggests that it is not wild at all and will come back to…

Hasten up road laying work near Gun House
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Hasten up road laying work near Gun House

Sir, The delay in road re-laying at Gun House area in Mysuru, especially the short stretch between Gun House stop and the Rudra junction and consequent haphazard diversion of vehicles on all the directions is posing untold miseries to the public for past many months. While two-wheelers and light motor vehicles sneak out on any…

Do we need another Railway Line?
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Do we need another Railway Line?

Sir, A news item last month mentioned that the Chief Secretaries of two States, namely Karnataka and Kerala, have reached an agreement on the Railway line between Mysuru and Thalassery via a part of Kodagu. The proposed line is supposed to physically circumvent the Nagarahole National Park by routing via Manandavadi, Kutta, Balele and Thithimathi….

Check vehicles for all violations
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Check vehicles for all violations

Sir, In spite of continuous monitoring by the Traffic Police to inculcate some sort of discipline to the undisciplined road-users, we still find a lot of blatant traffic rule violations — one violation being the registration number plate of the vehicles. Based on the class of vehicles,  the MV Act (Rule 50, 51 of MV…

Extend Trin Trin docking stations to suburbs
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Extend Trin Trin docking stations to suburbs

Sir, I would like to suggest to the authorities concerned to extend Trin Trin docking stations to suburbs like Hinkal; only then will the residents be able to use it effectively. There is a large population living even beyond Ring Road and they do not have access to use the facility which works with  an…

Who will clear the litter at Oval Grounds?
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Who will clear the litter at Oval Grounds?

Sir, The Oval Grounds in city is a huge lung space for many people, including young and old alike. This ground is used for holding sports meet by many educational institutions. Recently, an Educational Institutions held their Annual Athletic Meet here. After the meet was over the entire ground was littered with used plastic cups,…

Trin Trin is India’s first PBS, not Asia’s
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Trin Trin is India’s first PBS, not Asia’s

Sir, Apropos to the Star Weekend Supplement on Trin Trin (SOM dated Dec.10), it was mentioned that this is the first Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) system to be launched in Asia. I would like to clarify that it is factually incorrect as these systems, though initiated much earlier across the West, have also been present…

Disappearing groundwater: Awareness among whom?
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Disappearing groundwater: Awareness among whom?

Sir, In a recent workshop on groundwater held in Mysuru, the Deputy Commissioner is reported to have called for creating awareness among people about groundwater usage. But in reality, this awareness is required among the administrators at the highest level in the Government. It is their apathy about the judicious use of limited groundwater resources…

Stop this risky drive
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Stop this risky drive

Sir, In our country road accidents are increasing year after year and more than 1.5 lakh people are killed and 4 to 5 lakh people are injured every year. To reduce the accidental deaths, road safety guidelines under the banner of ‘Golden Rules’  also have been issued by Transport Research Wing of the Ministry of…

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