Mangalore

Mobility Training Centre for the Blind: Distribution of certificates to physically challenged students, M. Maheshwar Rao, Deputy Commissioner, chief guest, C.R. Ballal, retired surgeon, presides, centre premises, Attavar, 9.30 a.m.

Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy: Inauguration of decennial celebrations, V.S. Acharya, Minister for Medical Education, chief guest, N. Vinay Hegde, president, Nitte Education Trust, presides, 9 a.m., seminar on "Towards global standards in physiotherapy", college

auditorium, Deralakatte,

10.30 a.m.

Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy: Dialogue with eminent Tulu citizens, felicitations and lecture on "Mandara Ramayana", K. Lakshminarayana Asranna, priest, Sri Kshetra Kateel, chief guest, lecture by Srinivas Bhat, retired lecturer, felicitation to and dialogue with K. Bhuvanabhiram Udupa, M.K. Seetharam Kulal, president of the academy, presides, Yugapurusha Hall, Kinnigoli, 4 p.m.

Sri Ullalthi Dharma Arasara Kshetra: Rituals as part of "Brahmakalashotsava", 8 a.m., "Anna santharpane", 1 p.m., Bhajans, 4 p.m., religious function, Ramanand swami, Sri Mookambika temple, Kolya-Someshwar, attends, Shakuntala Shetty, MLA, presides, 6.30 p.m., Harikatha "Keertharjuna" by Bhadragiri Achyuthdas, Ullal, 8pm

Kudtheri Sri Mahamaya Temple: Rituals as part of annual car festival, "Avabrathotsava", "Dwarapooja", 9.30 a.m., "Choornotsava", 11 a.m., "Avabratha utsava", noon, "Dwaja visarjane", "Mahapooja" and "Samprokshane", 6 p.m., "Samaradhane", Ratha Beedhi, 9 p.m.

Belthangady

Sri Rama Kshetra: Rituals as part of "Pratishta brahmakalashotsava" and "Maha brahmarathotsava", "Ashtavimshati narikela ganayaga", 6 a.m., religious function, Sri Lakshmarya swami, Sri Achala Sadguru Ashram, Hiriyur, attends, 11 a.m., rituals, Nithyananda Nagar, Dharmasthala, 6 p.m.

Manipal

Manipal Institute of Technology: Inauguration of State level inter-engineering colleges cricket tournament by Chairman of Prasar Bharati M.V. Kamath. Pro-Chancellor of Manipal University H.S. Ballal presides, Managing Director of Manipal Press T. Gautam Pai, guest, MIT Cricket Ground, 8.30 a.m.

Udupi

Navakarnataka Publications Pvt. Ltd.: Book exhibition, Don Bosco Hall, K.M. Marg, 9.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.

Department of Kannada and Culture: Folk songs by Shantha and party, ZP Higher Primary School, Shivapur, 3 p.m.

IFCAI National College: Inauguration of "Virtuoso - 2007", Raghupati Bhat, MLA, chief guest, Sheshashayana Hall, Hotel Kediyoor, 9.15 a.m.