Tag: Voice of The Reader

No more speed-breakers, please !
Voice of The Reader

No more speed-breakers, please !

December 6, 2017

Sir, Karnataka has the dubious distinction of having the second highest number of accidents in the country due to unwisely or illegally used speed-breakers. This is not just hearsay but the findings in the ‘Road Accidents in India – 2014’ Report (which has a separate category for accidents due to speed-breakers on National Highways). The…

Will Congress handover vacant space to Railways?
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Will Congress handover vacant space to Railways?

December 5, 2017

Sir, In addition to the suggestions made by R. Chandra Prakash in his article titled “How Railways can help ease traffic problem in CBD” (SOM dated Dec.4), I have one more suggestion. The vacant space towards the Southern side of the City Railway Station belonging to Congress Party can be handed over to Railways. It…

Disturbing LED brake lights
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Disturbing LED brake lights

December 5, 2017

Sir, Of late we find many vehicles fitted with decorative LED strobe lights or flash lights connected to the brake. This type of LED lights emit a disturbing flash and causes uneasiness to  the drivers behind such flashing  brake lights. Though it is illegal to have such disturbing lights, neither the Traffic Police nor the…

Non-updation of Aadhaar at PO
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Non-updation of Aadhaar at PO

December 5, 2017

Sir, With reference to the letter published in Star of Mysore dated Dec.2 about a complaint by S. Srinivasan dated 28.11.2017 on non-updation of Aadhaar Card at V.V. Mohalla Post Office, we request the complainant to provide us the contact details for further enquiry by the Post Office. – BD Branch, O/o SSPOs, Mysuru Division, Mysuru,…

Healthcare or wealth management?
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Healthcare or wealth management?

December 3, 2017

Sir, The corporate culture in healthcare driven by MBAs and venture capitalists running corporate health care as ‘wealth management’ has brought about serious issues with patient-doctor relationship and mistrust. The venture capitalists’ only goal is to sell and make money, so they drive the doctors to perform more and more to make the numbers good…

KPME muddle: A balanced view
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KPME muddle: A balanced view

December 3, 2017

Sir, Kudos to Star of Mysore for giving a very balanced view on the travails of Private Medical Establishments to educate the public impassionately. We hope that the final outcome of the KPME saga would be a win-win situation both for public and the private healthcare establishments and in turn to doctors and patients. We…

Aadhaar update at Post Offices?
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Aadhaar update at Post Offices?

December 2, 2017

Sir, Apropos to an article in SOM a few months ago that Aadhaar update is being done at selected Post Offices in Mysuru, I went to the Post Office at V.V. Mohalla to get an update done to my Aadhaar card. The staff here clearly refused saying they are not doing any Aadhaar updates. The…

Vivekanandanagar Library: Deputy Director clarifies
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Vivekanandanagar Library: Deputy Director clarifies

December 1, 2017

Sir, This refers to the letter titled “Improve infrastructure at Vivekanandanagar Library” (SOM dated Nov. 22) by R. Sandhya of Srirampura. Though the City Central Library is housed in a decent building belonging to the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), the furniture accommodated like extra counter will be removed soon so that the readers can move…

Risky ride on a two-wheeler
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Risky ride on a two-wheeler

November 30, 2017

Sir, Very recently, I saw a senior citizen taking five kids of approximately 10 years or below age on a two-wheeler on Bogadi road at around 7.30 pm. Three kids were sitting behind him as pillions and two kids were standing in front of him (see photo, the fifth kid is on the left side…

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