RELIGION

Gita Saara Sangraha: Discourse by Paramananda Bharati Swamiji, Yogasri, Ramakrishna Park, Girinagar, 6.30 p.m.

Sundarakanda in Ramayana: Ranganath Bharadwaj, Gangadharesh-waraswamy Temple, Vijayanagar, 7 p.m.

Jnana Yagna: Sripada Chaitanya on “Tips for joyful living,” Chimaya Vidyalaya, 15th Main, 4th Block, Koramangala, 6.30 p.m.

Sankranti Festival

Sankranti Go Utsav Samiti: Procession worship of cows, Malleswaram Play Ground, Malleswaram, 6 p.m.

Sri Gurulingeshwara Swamy Temple: Maharudrabhisheka, Go puja, 4th Cross, KSRTC Layout, J.P. Nagar II Stage, 7 a.m.

Sri Rama Bhajan Mandir: Sankranti Gita, songs by Appagere Thimmaraju and others, 82, Karekallu, Kamakshipalya, Basaveshwaranagar, 6 p.m.

CULTURE

R.K. Srikanta Trust: Sankranti music festival and 90th birthday celebrations of musician R.K. Srikantan, Minister for Urban Development S. Suresh Kumar inaugurates and releases the commemorative volume Navati-Ganarnava, president of Music Academy, Chennai, N. Murali, releases CD “Vintage melodies’ – Gurukriti Ratna Maala followed by violin duet by M. Chandrashek-aran and G. Bharathi and party, Seva Sadan Hall, 14th Cross, Malleswaram, 5 p.m.

Ranga Shankara: English drama Sic by Dramanon, 8th Cross, 2nd Phase, J.P. Nagar, 7.30 p.m.

Ranganirantara: Drama Festival, Kannada drama Kalyanada Koneya Dinagalu by Samudaya, Ravindra Kalakshetra, 7 p.m.

Karnataka Lalithakala Academy: Exhibition of paintings by Rumale Channabasavaiah, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Kasturba Road, 11 a.m.

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath: “Art Realm”, exhibition of paintings, 11 a.m.

GENERAL

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals: Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa inaugurates new facilities, Ministers Ramachandra Gowda, Katta Subramanya Naidu and others attend, Hospital premises, Shivajinagar, 10 a.m.

Vishwa Vokkaligara Maha Vedike: Sankranti celebrations, felicitation to the former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda, Bharat Group of Institutions B.L. Lakke Gowda inaugurates, the former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy presides, KPCC working president D.K. Shivakumar releases souvenir, Kempe Gowda Play Grounds, Vidyapeeta Circle, Srinivasanagar, 3.30 p.m.

For Friday

RELIGION

Jnana Yagna: Sripada Chaitanya on “Tips for joyful living,” Chimaya Vidyalaya, 15th Main, 4th Block, Koramangala, 6.30 p.m.

Gita Saara Sangraha: Paramananda Bharati Swamiji, Yogasri, Ramakrishna Park, Girinagar, 6.30 p.m.

Sundarakanda in Ramayana: Ranganath Bharadwaj, Gangadhareshwaraswamy Temple, Vijayanagar, 7 p.m.

CULTURE

Vidwan R.K. Srikanta Trust: Sankranti Music Festival and 90th birthday celebrations of musician R.K. Srikantan, vocal by Anantha Padmanabha Rao and party, Seva Sadan Hall, 14th Cross, Malleswaram, 5.15 p.m.

Ranga Shankara: English drama Sic by Dramanon, 8th Cross, 2nd Phase, J.P. Nagar, 7.30 p.m.

Ranganirantara: Drama festival, Kannada drama Coriolanus by Abhinaya Tharanga, Ravindra Kalakshetra,7 p.m.

Karnataka Lalithakala Academy: Exhibition of painting, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Kasturba Road, 11 a.m.

Department of Kannada and Culture: Bharatanatyam by Chandrika, Yavanika, Nrupathunga Road, 6.30 p.m.

The Indian Institute of World Culture: Bharatanatya by Priyanka J. Rao, B.P. Wadia Road, Basavanagudi, 6 p.m.

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath: Governor H.R. Bhardwaj inaugurates International Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi Caricature Exhibition, 4 p.m.; Art Realm, exhibition of paintings by Sanyasi Red and others (11 a.m.) Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Kumarakrupa Road.

GENERAL

Institute of Directors/World Council for Corporate Governance: Governor H.R. Bhardwaj inaugurates “Corporate Governance Summit and 20th World Congress on Total Quality”, Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily delivers keynote address, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa attends, Hotel The Lalit Ashok, Kumarakrupa Road, 9.15 a.m.

Tourism Road Show: Union Minister for Tourism Selja inaugurates buyers and seller meet, Hotel Lalith Ashok Kumarakrupa Road, 5 p.m.

BDA: Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa inaugurates Sumanahally flyover and six-lane outer ring road, near Magadi Road, 11.30 a.m.

HarperCollins Publishers: Launch of “Simply fly: A Deccan Odyssey” by Captain Gopinath, The Gateway Hotel, Residency Road, 7 p.m.

Bangalore International Centre: A talk on “Foreign words in Indian languages” by Prof. Shreesh Chandra Chaudhary, IITM, BIC Auditorium, TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, 6 p.m.

The Institution of Engineers: Talk on “life long learning for organisations of the new century” by Winston Jacob, Ambedkar Veedhi, 5.30 p.m.

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan: Suryotsava, viewing of solar eclipse, Government Pre-university College Grounds, Malleswaram 18th Cross, 11 a.m.

BU and Institute for Social and Economic Change: Ashutosh Varshney of University of Michigan speaks on ‘Indian Federalism: Past performance, coming challenges’, Central College campus, 5.30 p.m.