RELIGION

Tiruppavai: Discourse by A. Ramaswamy Iyengar, Devagiri Varaprada Sri Venkateshwara Temple, Devagiri, Banashankari 2nd Stage, 6.30 p.m.; discourse by Ilayavilli Srinivasa Bhuvaraha Charya Swami, Sri Yadugiri Yathiraja Math, 11th Cross, Sampige Road, Malleswaram, 6.30 p.m.; discourse by Villur V.S. Karunakaran Swamy, Sri Rama Mandira, East Park Road, Malleswaram, 6.30 p.m.; discourse by Srinidhi Parthasarathi, Sri Karanji Anjaneyaswamy Temple, Basavanagudi, 9.30 a.m.

Akhanda Gita Jnana Yajna: Discourse on the Gita by Swami Brahmananda, Sripadakshetra, 4th Cross, 4th Phase, J.P. Nagar, 6 p.m.

Adhyasa Bhashyam: Discourse by K.G. Subraya Sharma, Adhyatma Mandir, V.V. Puram, 7.45 a.m.

Sri Shankara Digvijaya: Discourse by Anantha Sharma Bhuvanagiri, Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Girinagar, 6.30 p.m.

CULTURE

Indian Institute of Cartoonists: Exhibition of cartoons by Janardhana Swamy, MP, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa inaugurates, Midford House, Midford Garden, off M.G. Road, 10 a.m.

Ranga Samaja: Yuva Natakotsava, musician Shyamala G. Bhave inaugurates, staging of Kannada dramas ‘Palenkaru’ by Natya Saraswati Shantala Kannada Kala Sangha and ‘Kivudu Sar Kivudu’ by Ranga Samaja, Udayabhanu Kalasangha premises, Kempegowdanagar, 10.35 a.m.

Poompuhaar: Exhibition of handicrafts, Sri Rajalakshmi Kalyana Mandir, 8th Block, Jayanagar, 11 a.m.

Gowrishankara Academy for Culture and Sports Trust: Theatre Festival 2009, staging of Kannada drama ‘Birugali’ by Simhadri Rangatharanga, Shimoga, Ravindra Kalakshetra, J.C. Road, 6 p.m.

Ranga Shankara: Staging of Kannada drama ‘Naa Tukaram Alla’ by Sanket, 8th Cross, J.P. Nagar 2nd Phase, 7.30 p.m.

GENERAL

Kannada Vaidya Sahitya Parishat: Presentation of Kuvempu Vaidya Sahitya Award, release of books and talks, Kannada Sahitya Parishat president R.K. Nallur Prasad inaugurates, writer Kamala Hampana presides, Government Arts College, opposite Central College, 10 a.m.

Bangalore University and Institute for Social and Economic Change: Talk on ‘India at 2030’ by T.V. Mohandas Pai, member of the Board, Infosys Technologies Limited, Jnanajyothi Auditorium, Central College Campus, 5.30 p.m.

Organiser: Release of K. Shanker Shetty’s book ‘Reign of Terror’ by DGP Ajay Kumar Singh, Senior Director of Bangalore Doordarshan Mahesh Joshi chief guest, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Race Course Road, 5.15 p.m.

Oriental Bank of Commerce: Bank’s CMD T.Y. Prabhu inaugurates 1445th branch, 100 Feet Ring Road, BTM Layout, 11.30 a.m.

BBMP: Zero garbage area campaign, Minister for Urban Development Suresh Kumar inaugurates, Rama Mandir Playground, Rajajinagar (9 a.m.); Havanoor Circle, Kamakshipalya, 10.30 a.m.