General

Kerala government: Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan gives away the Rajiv Gandhi Consumer Protection Awards, Kanakakunnu Palace, 10 a.m.

All Kerala Private College Teachers’ Association: Education Minister M.A. Baby inaugurates 50th State conference, VJT Hall, 10 a.m.

All Kerala Private College Teachers’ Association: Milton Fisk, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Indiana University, U.S., inaugurates education-cultural-women conference,

VJT Hall, 2 p.m.

Kerala Sahridaya Vedi: Forest Minister Benoy Viswom inaugurates seminar on ‘New job opportunities in the information technology sector,’ Hotel City Heights, near S.L. Theatre complex, Chettikulangara,

12.30 p.m.

Vikas Adhyan Kendra: K.N. Panikkar, chairman, Kerala Council for Historical Research, releases Dr. P.R. Sreemahadevan Pillai’s book ‘Saga of Plachimada,’ Trivandrum Hotel, 5 p.m.

Audit Department Elder Persons Trivandrum: Conference, Yamuna, Sreekanteswaram,

10.30 a.m.

Culture

Ambalappuzha Brothers National Foundation: Nadaswara Kacheri by Nenmara Brothers, Theerthapadha Mandapam,

5.30 p.m.

Alliance Francaise de Trivandrum: Exhibition titled ‘Uniting People: Jean Monnet,’ Alliance premises, Forest Office Lane, 10 a.m.

Chalachitra: Sethu Madhavan presents Aravindan Puraskaram to film director Manglesh Hadawale followed by screening of Hadawale’s Marathi film ‘Tingya,’ Kalabhavan theatre, 5.30 p.m.

Vivekananda Cultural Institute: Lekshmi Shankar speaks on “The concept of education in Upanishads,’ institute premises, behind University Campus, Palayam, 6 p.m.

Paridhi: Poet D. Vinayachandran releases Prajod Kadackal’s anthology of poems titled ‘Pranaya Kudirathile Viplava Kattu,’ Press Club Hall, 5.30 p.m.

Vylopilly Samskrithi Bhavan: Pala K.R. Mani performs Ottanthullal, Bhavan premises, 6.30 p.m.

Alcoholic Anonymous: Animation Centre, Kovalam Junction, 6 p.m.

Religion

Major Ulloor Sri Bala Subramaniya Swamy Temple: Meena Mahotsavam 2008, 4.30 a.m.

Sri Seetha Rama Bhaktha Sabha: Brahmashri B. Sundarkumar presents Upanyasam (Mahabharatham Part 8), Ayodhya Nagar, Sreevarahom, 6.30 p.m.

Attukal Devi Temple: Ganapathy Homam, 5.30 a.m.