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View Points atop Chamundi Hill to boost tourism
Voice of The Reader

View Points atop Chamundi Hill to boost tourism

Sir, The View Points being developed atop Chamundi Hill with High Definition Binoculars, as reported in Star of Mysore dated Sept. 14, is indeed a practical way to promote tourism. The tourists can enjoy the panoramic view of Mysuru in daytime, particularly the Palace and surrounding areas. In fact, it was a long felt need,…

Save Devanur Lake: An appeal to DC
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Save Devanur Lake: An appeal to DC

Sir, It is really sad and frustrating to see the apathy of our city’s top administrators towards areas like Udayagiri, Rajivnagar and surroundings. Our Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep has taken steps to restore many dying Lakes in Mysuru but the Devanur Lake is still out of his sight, even though it is in the…

More on R.K. Narayan and the film ‘Guide’
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More on R.K. Narayan and the film ‘Guide’

Sir, Apropos the letter titled “R.K. Narayan and the Film “Guide”  (SOM dated Sept.7) the reader has strongly recommended reading the book ‘Guide’ and viewing the film.  But more interesting and lively is the article written by R.K.Narayan in his own inimitable style, in the famous American Magazine ‘Life’ in 1967 or so about his…

Augment additional coaches to Shivamogga-Talaguppa train
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Augment additional coaches to Shivamogga-Talaguppa train

Sir, Passengers travelling from Mysuru to Shivamogga-Talaguppa by the night train (07301) have limited options (one unreserved coach and one II sleeper coach), that is part of the Mysuru-Dharwad Express, which is almost always completely booked. Talaguppa being a tourist destination and passengers travelling to Bhadravathi-Shivamogga frequently opting for a comfortable overnight journey than travel…

Can we have a Swachha Dasara?
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Can we have a Swachha Dasara?

Sir, At Dasara Food Mela, Dasara Exhibition and such gatherings of large number of people we see them indulge in littering the place with all sorts of things — leftover eatables, plates, cups, leaflets that they do not want to keep etc. It is one place where you can teach people to maintain cleanliness by…

Stop choking the trees
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Stop choking the trees

Sir, In the name of beautifying the city, the authorities are literally choking the full-grown trees to death. The footpath on KRS road (near Ramakrishna Ashram) is being poured with concrete in order to create a platform to lay interlocking tiles on the footpath. Pouring of concrete or tar till the root of the tree…

UDAN air connectivity to Mysuru: Some suggestions to MP
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UDAN air connectivity to Mysuru: Some suggestions to MP

Sir, Thanks to the untiring efforts of our MP and Chairman of Airport Advisory Committee Pratap Simha, UDAN flight for the Mysuru-Chennai-Hyderabad sector will be launched from Sept. 20. In a recent book release function, Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa, an author of repute and a resident of Mysuru, had highlighted the necessity of air connectivity from…

Check stray dog menace in Saraswathipuram
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Check stray dog menace in Saraswathipuram

Sir, A pack of street dogs have free access to Javaregowda Park in Saraswathipuram. They roam around freely in children’s play area, especially in the evening, when the Park is mostly frequented by evening walkers and playful kids. Today (Sept.9) a small boy was bitten by these dogs at around 7.10 pm and the anxious…

Check stray dog menace in K.C. Layout
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Check stray dog menace in K.C. Layout

Sir, Morning walkers in and around K.C. Layout and Siddartha Layout are anxious and fear while taking a walk via K.C. Layout Main Road, especially the cross road of K.C. Layout and the road towards Helipad as more than half a dozen street dogs are present. We request the MCC authorities to address the issue…

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