GENERAL

Dr. Henry Austin Foundation: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran to inaugurate Dr. Henry Austin commemoration meeting, Union Minister of State for Agriculture K.V. Thomas to present scholarship, Ashir Bhavan, Kacherippady, 3 p.m.

The Institution of Engineers (India) Cochin Local Centre: Mayor Mercy Williams to inaugurate seminar on ‘Road safety and traffic control', International Hotel, Veekshanam Road, 3 p.m.

Senior Journalist Forum: State convention, Mas Auditorium, 11 a.m.

Roman Catholic Federation: Reception committee office inauguration in connection with International Convention 2010, Castle Rock Hotel, near South Overbridge, 10.30 a.m.

Gujarat Emporium: Exhibition cum sale, Women's Association Hall, Dewan's Road, 10 a.m.

DC Books: Book festival, Bay Pride Mall, Marine Drive, 10.30 a.m.

CULTURE

Edappally Sangeetha Sadassu: Swati Thirunal Day programme, commemoration meeting and vocal concert, Changampuzha Park, 5.30 p.m.

Durbar Hall Arts Centre: Exhibition of paintings by Ajay Sekher, 10 a.m.

RELIGION

Sri Sri Jagadguru Shankaracharya Mahasamsthanam Dakshinamnaya Sri Sharada Peetham: Shankara Jayanti celebrations, Mahanyasa purvaka Shatarudrabhishekam, 8 a.m. onwards; recitation of Vedas, 4 p.m.; Vidwat Sabha, 5 p.m. onwards, Kalady.

Chinmaya Mission: Monthly satsang and bhajana sandhya, Nettepadam Road, 5 p.m.