Religion

Ramayanam: S.B. Kalayana Rama, Gangaikondan Mandapam, Triplicane, 7 p.m.

Lalitha Sahasranamam: Sri Sankara Gurukulam, 8, C.P. Ramaswamy Street, Abhiramapuram, 7 p.m.

Upanishad: Satyavratananda, 215, Sriramulu Bldng, Mylapore, 11 a.m.

Sivapuranam: K.R. Neelakantan, Irai Pani Mandram, 1623, 6th St., 16th Main Road, Anna Nagar West, 6.30 p.m.

Culture

Periyar Library Reader's Circle: A. Balakrishnan speaks on Nobel Prize 2005, Periyar Thidal, 6.30 p.m.

Consulate General of Japan; ABK-AOTS Dosokai: Japanese Dolls' Exhibition, 37, Nelson Manickam Road, Aminjikarai, 3 p.m.

British Council: Launch of `English Next' by David Graddol, 6.30 p.m.

UP Handicrafts & Handlooms: Exhibition-sale inauguration by actress Vindhya, Sri Sankara Hall, TTK Road, 10.30 a.m.

General

Macmillan India Ltd: Reading of `Heaven's Light Our Guide' by Kuldip Sharma, ADGP Gujarat, DGP Tamil Nadu A.X. Alexander participates, Hotel Ramada Raj Park, TTK Road, 4 p.m.

Women's Voluntary Service of Tamil Nadu: International Women's Day, Mayor V.R. Ramanathan Road, Chetpet, 11 a.m.

All India Tax Payers Association: Symposium on Union Budget, Days Inn Deccan Plaza, 36, Royapettah HR, 5 p.m.

Siva Foundation: Presentation of `Madhavapeddi Satyam Award,' to playback singer PB Srinivas, chief guest film director K. Viswanath, Highways secretary P. Rama Mohana Rao, Ramarau Kalamantap, Karnataka Sangha, 111, Habibullah Road, T.Nagar, 6 p.m.

Sri Sai Ram Engineering College: Workshop on `Optical Fiber Communication,' college premises, Sai Leo Nagar, West Tambaram, 9.30 a.m.

Mohamed Sathak AJ College of Nursing: Annual day celebrations, chief guest registrar of TN Nurses & Midwives Council J. Josephine, Rani Seethai Hall, Anna Salai, 4 p.m.

Jaya Engineering College: Seminar on free and open source software management, college premises, Tiruninravur, 10 a.m.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College: IIT professor speaks on `Heat Treatment of Metals,' Rajalakshmi Ngr, Thandalam, 2 p.m.

MOP Vaishnav College for Women: 14th Annual Sports Day, Raja Rathnam Stadium, Egmore, 3 p.m.

Shree Chandraprabhu Jain College: Professor N. Sthanumurthy talks on `Applications of Mathematics,' college premises, Tiruvallur, 2 p.m.

New College Institute of Management: Inauguration of `Newance 2K6,' college campus, Peters Road, Royapettah, 10 a.m.

DRBCCC Hindu College: Hindi association celebrations, chief guest, deputy director of Hindi Teaching Scheme Navanath Kamble, Pattabiram, 2 p.m.

Sri Krishna Sweets: Inauguration of new branches at Indian Oil petrol bunks, Spurtank Road, 9.05 a.m.; V. Govindaraj Mudaliar & Co, Evening Bazaar, 9.40 a.m.

The People's Educational Trust: Monthly meeting, Dr Ambedkar Academy, 73, L Block, 24th Street, Anna Nagar East, 6.30 p.m.

YMCA: Toastmasters Club meeting, club premises, Royapettah, 6.30 p.m.

Lions Club of Chennai Premier: Eye screening for cataract and surgery, 265, Sivashanmugapuram B Block, Purasawalkam, 10 a.m.

Al-Anon: Meeting, Sheefa Hospital, Triplicane High Road, 7 p.m.