Srirangam Ranganathaswamy Temple: Thai car festival, Namperumal purappadu with Upayanachiyars, 3.30 a.m.; ther vadam pidithal, 6 a.m.
Samayapuram Mariamman Temple: Thaipoosam festival, Amman purappadu in kannadi pallakku to Vada thiru Cauvery, 7.31 a.m.; theerthavari, 6 p.m.; Srirangam seer peruthal, 9 p.m.; maha abishekam, 1 a.m. (the next day)
Vayalur Sri Subramaniaswamy Temple: Koti archana, 8.30 a.m. & 4 p.m.; Thiruarutpa by V. A. Sundaresan & party, 6 p.m.
Sri Jambukeswarar Akilandeswari Temple, Thiruvanaikovil: Thai theppam festival, Swamy-Amman purappadu, 6 p.m.; theppam, 8.45 p.m.
Sri Swarna Vinayagar Temple, Ponnagar: Thai velli, abishekam, puja, 10.30 a.m.; Sri Lakshmi Sahasranama parayanam, 6 p.m.
Sringeri Sri Sankara Mutt: Sri Lalitha Sahasranama akanda parayanam, Amma Mandapam Road, Srirangam, 8 a.m.
Sri Govinda Damodara Swamigal Adistanam: Sri Govinda Damodara Swamigal aradhana, moola parayanam by Sri Sundar Kumar, Pazhur Agraharam, 8 a.m.
Sri Chera Mandala Muthumariamman Temple, Thendral Nagar: Mahishasuramardhini parayanam, 7 a.m.; Pournami puja, 7 p.m.
Sri Rama Nama Sath Sangam: Discourse on Thirupaavai by J. Rajaraman, Sri Bhuvaneswari Temple, Iyyappa Nagar, 6 p.m.
Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha: Parayana goshti procession, South Gate, Srirangam, 5 p.m.; Sri Kothandaramar Sannidhi, Srirangam Ranganathaswamy Temple, 6 p.m.; Sri Keezha Pattabiraman Sannidhi, 7 p.m.
Department of Arts and Culture and Shrimati Indira Gandhi College: Muthamizh vizha and prize distribution of oratorical competitions for Indira Gandhi Memorial Rolling trophy, Ravi Murugaiah, chief guest, S. Kunchithapatham, Secretary, SIGC, presides, SIGC campus, 4.30 p.m.
Tamil Sangam: P. Tamizhagan speaks on Porunaratrupadai, W. B. Road, 6.30 p.m.
Campion Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School: Platinum Jubilee celebration, M. K. Stalin, Deputy Chief Minister, presides, Rev. Antony Devotta, Bishop of Tiruchi Diocese, chief guest, K. N. Nehru, Transport Minister, and T. Soundiah, Collector, speak, 5.30 p.m.
MIET Educational Institutions: Silver jubilee celebration, M. K. Stalin, Deputy Chief Minister, chief guest, K. N. Nehru, Transport Minister and N. Selvaraj, Forest Minister, speak, A. Mohammed Yunus, correspondent, presides, 3 p.m.
St. Joseph’s College: Inauguration of national conference on ICT in Higher Education: Quality, Accessibility and Security, C. Umashankar, Commissioner of Small Savings, chief guest, 9.30 a.m.
Bishop Heber Higher Secondary School: Signing of MoU with University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, for offering international MBA, Dominic Wilson, Dean, University of Wolverhampton Business School, chief guest, M. Marcus Diepen Boominathan, Principal, presides, 10 a.m.
BARD Media Club and Marupakkam: Bioscope 2010 – workshop on short films and documentaries, N. Seshadri, Director of Distance Education, SASTRA University, delivers the valedictory address, Khajamalai campus, 4.15 p.m.
Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College Citizen Consumer Club: M. Gomathinayagam, Subordinate Judge, speaks on Consumer Rights, 10 a.m.
J. J. College of Engineering and Technology: SPARK 2010 – technical symposium, S. Dharmalingam, General Manager (R&D), BHEL, inaugurates, K. Ponnusamy, college chairman, presides, 10 a.m.
M. A. M. College of Engineering: Lecture on Enriching Skills for Enhancing Employability by A. S. Venkateswaran, General Manager (HRD), G. B. Engineering Enterprises, M. A. Maluk Mohammed, Principal, presides, 2 p.m.; Valediction of Entrepreneurship awareness camp, S. M. Paneerselvam, President, Mathur SIDCO SSI Association, chief guest, 4 p.m.
KMC Hospital: N. Senthil Kumar, Chief Consultant Cardiologist, speaks on Healthy Heart, 4 p.m.
E. R. Higher Secondary School: Annual day of Students Literary Association, V. Ramamurthy, chief guest, T. M. Srinivasan, correspondent, presides, 9.30 a.m.
Amway Opportunity Foundation and HEED India: Launch of Project Sunrise, K. N. Nehru, Transport Minister, chief guest, Rajat Banerji, secretary of the foundation, presides, Hotel Femina, 8 a.m.
Leo Club of Cauvery College for Women: Leo Week celebration, literary and sports competitions for school students, Government Higher Secondary School, Thiruvellarai, 10 a.m.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited: BSNL mela, Kavalkaranpatti Bus Stand, 10 a.m.
Reserve Bank of India and State Bank of India: Outreach programme on Payment and Settlement Systems, R. Gopikrishnan Nair, Deputy General Manager, National Clearing Cell, RBI, and V. Muralidharan, DGM (Operations), SBI, Chennai, speak, L. Gnanaraj, president, District Chamber of Commerce, presides, Hotel Breeze Residency, 10.15 a.m.
Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Technical Training and Development Centre: Valediction of national-level capacity building training programme on Restructured Accelerated Power Development Reforms Programme, R. Manian, Deputy General Manager, TNEB, Madurai Region, presides, Mannarpuram, 4.30 p.m.
Sri Bala Vidyamandir Matriculation Higher Secondary School: Students exhibition, 9 a.m.
Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation: Handicrafts and handlooms exhibition, Poompuhar showroom, Singarathope, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Vignesh Srirenga Matriculation Higher Secondary School: Annual day, A. Srinivasan, founder chairman, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Educational Institutions, chief guest, Nandhalala, speaks, 4 p.m.
Department of Post, Tiruchi Region: Inauguration of All India Postal Kabbadi tournament, V. Rajarajan, Postmaster General (WR), Coimbatore, inaugurates the forenoon session, multi-purpose open ground, Head Post Office complex, 7 a.m.; S. P. Rajalingam, Postmaster General (CR), Tiruchi, inaugurates afternoon session, 4 p.m.