Tag: Voice of The Reader

Children are precious. Keep them safe
Voice of The Reader

Children are precious. Keep them safe

December 24, 2017

Sir, Sometime back, near the JLB-Kantharaj Urs Road intersection, my vehicle was behind a Mahindra XUV car and I noticed a boy  standing over the seat-headrest and popping almost half his body out of that car’s sunroof and wobbling to have a full view of the surroundings. I couldn’t resist myself from taking a picture…

Avoid inconvenience to ATM customers
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Avoid inconvenience to ATM customers

December 23, 2017

Sir, The main motto behind establishing ATM units by Banks is to avoid mad rush, elaborate process and to save time of customers as well as Bank staff. After establishing ATM units, most of the customers heaved a sigh of relief. But gradually this concept proved to be futile in the minds of customers. To…

Unusable footpath on Kalidasa Road
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Unusable footpath on Kalidasa Road

December 22, 2017

Sir, The footpath from Reliance Fresh to 14th Cross on Kalidasa Road is in such a sorry state that it is practically unusable with wild growth, potholes, stones, concrete electric posts, encroachment etc. As a result pedestrians are forced to walk on the road, endangering their lives and hindering the free flow of traffic. The…

An apology of Swachh Mysuru in Vontikoppal !
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An apology of Swachh Mysuru in Vontikoppal !

December 21, 2017

Sir, This photo of overflowing garbage in Vontikoppal speaks volumes about the indifference of Mysureans to keep our city clean. On one hand we have several high-level committee meetings, call by Heads of various religions, participation by committed NGOs, marches by students etc., to create awareness on keeping city clean. Why are all such efforts…

Stray dog menace: MCC clarifies
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Stray dog menace: MCC clarifies

December 20, 2017

Sir, Apropos the letter titled “Eradicate stray dog menace” (SOM dated 29.11.2017), the MCC staff have visited the spot at Subhashnagar on 9.12.2017 and captured the unsterilised dogs. Majority of the dogs found were sterilised. As per the Animal Birth Control (Dogs) Rules 2001, we are not supposed to kill or relocate the stray dogs….

Interest on Oct. 2017 TDS waived
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Interest on Oct. 2017 TDS waived

December 19, 2017

Sir, Due to certain technical issues faced by NSDL’s gateway for e-Payment of taxes on 7th November 2017, some tax payers/deductors were unable to make e-Payment of tax deducted/collected (TDS/TCS) for certain period on 7th November 2017. In order to redress genuine hardship faced by such tax-payers/deductors, the Central Board of Direct Taxes in its…

Ban on private vehicles to Gangothri, a welcome move
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Ban on private vehicles to Gangothri, a welcome move

December 18, 2017

Sir, Apropos the news item “Private vehicles to be banned inside Gangothri” (Star of Mysore dated Dec.7) which is a most welcome move though belated. It is very much appreciated by one and all to retain and regain the glory of the name ‘Manasagangothri.’ Nowadays vehicle population is equivalent to that of humans (if not…

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

December 17, 2017

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

December 16, 2017

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…

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