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Unfriendly KSRTC staff?
Voice of The Reader

Unfriendly KSRTC staff?

Sir, It is a matter of regret that the KSRTC, rather its staff, look down upon the student-pass holders nowadays, restricting their travel to few specified buses only, rather than allow to commute in its entire fleet.  This looks an utter discrimination. Is it because students avail concessional rates? Well, it is not a favour,…

Natural beauty of Gangothri campus waning
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Natural beauty of Gangothri campus waning

Sir, The Manasagangothri campus had a rare and specific image of its own for long. In early seventies as students we were thrilled to be part of the campus.  It never occurred to us that it needed some beautification to make us proud. Large shady trees in the sprawling campus with its own narrow walk…

Let the bend remain near Jaladarshini !
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Let the bend remain near Jaladarshini !

Sir, Our forefathers who built tanks (Lakes) had a clear idea of the topography of the land around it and designed their villages in such a way that rain water or any water would flow into the Lake. The channels or canals that carried the rain water into the Lake were not filled with water…

Plea to revive MUTA
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Plea to revive MUTA

Sir, The Mysore University Teachers Association (MUTA) is an old organisation and it is very disturbing that in the last 4-5 years it has failed to keep up its tradition by not working towards the interest of teachers. Last August 2016, a General Body of the Association was convened to discuss the issue of passing…

Suggestions to mitigate floods in Mysuru
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Suggestions to mitigate floods in Mysuru

Sir, After reading about the recent reports on rain water gushing into houses in many localities of Mysuru, here are some of my thoughts on the reasons for floods and suggestions to mitigate its severity. Historically in India severe floods happen with rivers breaching the banks during the months of September/October. This is also true…

Stop straightening of Hunsur Road near Jaladarshini
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Stop straightening of Hunsur Road near Jaladarshini

Sir, This refers to letters of Maj. Gen. S.G. Vombatkere (retd.) (SOM dated Oct. 12) and R. Yadupathi Putty (SOM dated Oct. 15) regarding straightening of Hunsur Road near Jaladarshini Guest House. The District Minister, who is also the Public Works Minister and who has given the green signal to this ill-conceived project at a…

Where locks hold key to fulfillment of wishes
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Where locks hold key to fulfillment of wishes

Sir, Reading KBG’s Abracadabra titled ‘Gone Away: To Germany & Austria – 3; A Day Out looking at Down Town Berlin’ (SOM dated Oct.12) where a mention was made about superstition as a phenomenon all over the world and a mention of locks being put on the barricade on either side of the bridge to…

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