Religion

Bhagavatham: B. Sundar Kumar, 38, V.V.Colony, 3rd St., Adambakkam; B.Damodara Dikshithar, Kanchi Sankara Mandapam, Eswaran Koil St., West Mambalam, 7 p.m.

Gita: Radhika Krishnakumar, Chinmaya Heritage Centre, 13th Avenue, Harrington Rd., Chetpet, 11 a.m.

Bikshu Gita: Vedatmananda, Ramana Kendra, Alamelumangapuram, Mylapore, 6.45 p.m.

Kaivalya Upanishad: Mitrananda, Chinmaya Heritage Centre, Chetpet, 6.45 p.m.

Abhirami Andathi: M.A.Manickavelu, 5, TTK Salai, Royapettah, 6.30 p.m.

Periapuranam: K.Sivakumar, Marundeeswarar Temple, Mylapore, 7 p.m.

Raja Yoga: Deshikatmananda, Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, 5.30 p.m.

Uddava Upadesam: S.Vasudevan, 11, First Avenue Rd., Thiruvalluvar Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, 4.30 p.m.

Jehovah’s Witnesses: District convention, Madras University centenary hall, Chepauk, 9.20a.m.

Culture

Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre: ‘Taiwan-Plugging into the World’ photo exhibition, Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam, 10 a.m.

T.T. Ranganathan Clinical Research Foundation: Launch of publication, TTK Hospital, Indira Nagar, Adyar, 4 p.m.

Music and Dance Artist Association: Birth anniversary of Carnatic vocalist M.S.Subbulakshmi, Ragasudha Hall, Luz, Mylapore, 9 a.m.

General

CII: Inauguration of Connect 2009 conference, Union Minister A.Raja and Minister Poongothai Aladi Aruna participate, Chennai Convention Centre, Nandambakkam, 10 a.m.

Bharathiyar Sangam: Mahakavi Bharathi award ceremony, Union Minister G.K.Vasan participates, Rani Seethai Hall, Anna Salai, 6 p.m.

Chennai Corporation: Distribution of television sets, Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran and State Minister K.Anbazhagan participate, Bharathi Women Arts College, Prakasam Rd., Mint, 5 p.m.

Madras Veterinary College: Inauguration of ICAR-AICRP review meeting, Minister Pongalur N.Palanisamy participates, Vepery, 10.30 a.m.

M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women: Inauguration of student cabinet, Minister P.Geetha Jeevan participates, Nungambakkam, 11 a.m.

Asan Memorial College of Arts and Science: Inaugural function of Youth Red Cross, Velachery –Tambaram Rd., Jaladampet, 3 p.m.

Kodambakkam Exnora Women’s Club: Distribution of uniforms to students, Mayor M.Subramanian participates, Rangarajapuram Corporation HSS., Kodambakkam, 8.30 a.m.

Indo-Australian Chamber of Commerce: Regional Director-Pacific, ASEAN Australian Trade Commissioner David Twine speaks on ‘India, Australia and ASEAN-The Emerging New Trading Bloc’, Hotel Connemara, 4.30 p.m.

Indian Association for Preschool Education-Bala Mandir Research Foundation: Seminar on ‘Building a firm foundation in early childhood’, German Hall, Bala Mandir, Prakasam Rd., T.Nagar, 10 a.m.

Andhra Chamber of Commerce: Seminar on ‘New Foreign Trade Policy and Procedures’, 3rd Cross St., West CIT Nagar, Nandanam, 10.30 a.m.

State Bank of Mysore: Mega Home Loan Utsav, Corporation Community Hall, C.P.Ramasamy Rd., Abhiramapuram, 10 a.m.

Sri Sai Baba Bhaktha Samajam: Distribution of face mask respirators to Chennai traffic police, Madras High Court judge S.Rajeswaran participates, 4, West Club Rd., Shenoy Nagar, 6.30 p.m.

District Implementation Officer-IFAD-PTSLP scheme: Training programme on natural resource management for teachers, St.Joseph HSS., Vettuvankeni, 9 a.m.

International Association for Religious Freedom, UK-South Asia Coordinating Council: International Young Adult Conference, Dhyana Ashram, Madha Church Rd., Santhome, 10.30 a.m.

Global Hospitals and Health City: Meeting, Perumbakkam, 2 p.m.

Sacred Heart College-Loyola College: Session on ‘Dark Matter Energy: Origin and Existence of the Missing Matter’, Satya Nilayam, 201, K.K.Rd., Thiruvanmiyur, 9.30 a.m.

Anna Institute of Management: Anna centenary celebrations, R.A.Puram, 3.30 p.m.

DRBCCC Hindu College: Bharathi Vizha, Pattabiram, 2 p.m.

Shree Chandraprabhu Jain College: Seminar on ‘Role of directors in the mitigation of corporate fraud’, Minjur, 10.30 a.m.

Loyola College: Inauguration of ‘Ovations’09’, Nungambakkam, 9.20 a.m.

RMK Engineering College: Workshop on campus to corporate, Kavaraipettai, 9 a.m.

Dhanraj Baid Jain College: Lecture on PHP Technology, Thoraipakkam, 11.30 a.m.

Prince Shri Venkateshwara Padmavathy Engineering College: Technical symposium, Medavakkam-Mambakkam Rd., 9 a.m.

Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology: Lecture on globalisation and industry trends, Paiyanoor, 10.30 a.m.

St.Thomas College of Arts and Science: Media symposium, Koyambedu, 10 a.m.

Mar Gregorios College: Seminar on Human Rights, Natesan Institute of Co-operative Management, Anna Nagar West, 9.30 a.m.

Jaya Engineering College: ‘Rebellion 2k9’-technical symposium, Thiruninravur, 9.30 a.m.

Sacred Heart Seminary: Symposium on cyber space, Poonamallee, 9 a.m.

Veltech Dr.RR and Dr.SR Technical University: Technical symposium, Avadi Vel Tech Rd., 9.30 a.m.

Hindustan College of Arts and Science: Teachers’ Day celebrations, Padur, 2.30 p.m.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College: Workshop on MEMS Design and its applications, Thandalam, Noon.

Theosophical Society: M.S.Pandiyan speaks on ‘Thiruvalluvar and Theosophy’, Baliah Avenue, Luz, Mylapore, 6 p.m.

People’s Union for Human Rights: Meeting, Kerala Samajam, Poonamallee High Rd., 6 p.m.

PPMI: Seminar on project planning and management, M.C.T.M. School, Luz Church Rd., 5.30 p.m.

International Institute of Tamil Studies: Anna centenary year celebrations, Taramani, 10.30 a.m.; Programme on Thirumurai, 2.30 p.m.

Periyar Self Respect Media Department: Screening of short films, Periyar Thidal, Vepery, 7 p.m.

Deivanaipriya Kalai Mandram: Bharathiyar memorial day, Amarajeevi Potti Sriramulu Memorial hall, Royapettah High Rd., Mylapore, 5.30 p.m.

Sevalaya: Prize distribution ceremony, Kasuva village, Thiruninravur, 11 a.m.

Narcotics Anonymous: Meet, Sangarsh Group, Fatima Church, Kodambakkam, 7 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meetings, Kevin School, Arathoon Rd., Royapuram; Kesari High School, T.Nagar; Fathima Church, Velachery Rd., East Tambaram; Kesari School, T.Nagar, 7 p.m; CSI Zion Church, Chintadripet; St.Mary Magdalene Church, Ezhil Nagar, Poonamallee; Assembly of God Church, Arumbakkam and Singaram Pillai Boys High School, Villivakkam, 7 p.m.

Al-Anon: Meet, Singaram Pillai Boys High School, Villivakkam, 7 p.m.