RELIGION

Rockfort Sri Thayumanaswami Temple: Vinayagar Chathurthi, Mooshika Ganapathi alankaram, music concert by V. Palaniammal, 6 p.m.

Sri Prasanna Venkatachalapathi Perumal Temple, Gunaseelam: Brahmotsavam, Gaja vahanam, Nagaswaram concert, 7.30 p.m.

Sri Alarmelu Manga Sametha Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Indira Nagar: Brahmotsavam, Simha vahanam, 7 a.m.; Yaanai vahanam, 7 p.m.

Sri Swarna Vinayagar Temple, Ponnagar: Moolam, special abishekam and poojas to Sri Jaya Anjaneyar, 9 a.m.

Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha, Srirangam: Parayanam, Sri Mela Pattabiraman Sannidhi, Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, 5.45 p.m.; Varasidhi Sri Anjaneyar sannidhi, South Chitra street, 7 p.m.

Sringeri Sath Sangh: Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam, Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam, Thotakashtagam, Sringeri Sankara Mutt, 6 p.m.

Ramzan Fast Timings: Ifthar 6.20 p.m.; Sahar ends, 4.31 a.m.

CULTURE

Sri Nandrudayan Sangeetha Samajam: Vinayagar Chathurthi, vocal by Sikkil C. Gurucharan, Sri Nandrudayan Vinayagar Temple, 7.30 p.m.

Sri Varasidhi Vinayagar Temple: Vinayagar Chathurthi, music concert by Sidhuja and Aiswarya, 6 p.m.

Bishop Heber College: Department of Social Work, Silver jubilee celebrations, ‘Catharsis’ state level cultural meet, Fathima Vasanth, Principal, Madras School of Social Work, Chennai, inaugurates, 9 a.m.

Kalai Kaviri College of Fine Arts: Inter-collegiate classic festival-07, events, 10 a.m.

GENERAL

Bharathidasan University: National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria, symposium on Bioresources in the development of medicine and 28th annual conference of Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, inauguration, W. Selvamurthy, chief controller R and D, DRDO, New Delhi, inaugurates, G. J. Samathanam, advisor, Technology Development and Transfer, DST, New Delhi, guest of honour, M. Ponnavaikko, Vice-Chancellor, Bharathidasan University, presides, Hotel Royal Southern, 4 p.m.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University: Training programme on ‘hitech mango cultivation techniques’ sponsored by National Horticulture Mission, S. Easwaran and P. Mahendran and K. Kavitha, resource persons, S. P. Ramanathan, professor and head, KVK, presides, Sirugamani, 9.30 a.m.

Srimad Andavan Arts and Science College: Department of Life Sciences, Shrikant Anant, Associate Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre, US, speaks on ‘RNA binding proteins as novel proto-oncogene and tumour suppressor genes,’ 10.30 a.m.

Department of Social Work of the Jamal Mohamed College and Gramalaya: Awareness programme on women empowerment, J. Vimala Priyadharsini, guest of honour, Viragupettai, 2.30 p.m.

Holy Cross College: Department of Economics, programme on personality development, A. Pushpalatha speaks, 2 p.m.

MAM College of Engineering, Siruganur: Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, ‘INFESTA-07’ instrumentation festival, R. Varadarajan, Head, EIE Department, felicitates, 10 a.m.

Mother Social Welfare Trust and Joseph Eye Hospital: Free eye camp, All Saints HSS, Puthur, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Joseph’s College: English Association, G. Ravindran, Head of the Department of English, speaks on ‘Newspaper as text’, 11.40 a.m.; St. Joseph’s Communication Club: Debate, D.P. Jeyabalan of the Department of Computer Science, moderates, 3 p.m.