Mangalore

Mangalore Taluk Retired Teachers' Association: Inauguration of seminar on "Introduction of English teaching at primary school level" by B.M. Hegde, President, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Diamond Jubilee Hall, Vidyadayinee High School, Iddya-Suratkal, 10 a.m.

Organisers: "Neelambara", maiden solo painting exhibition of Dinesh Devadiga, Prasad Art Gallery, M.G. Road, 10 a.m.

Dakshina Kannada district administration: Inauguration of Karavali Vaibhava 2007, district-level youth festival, by J. Krishna Palemar, Suratkal MLA, Vijaya Arun, Mayor, presides, Government High School, Meenakaliya, Bykampady, 10.30 a.m.

Karnataka Nataka Academy: Seminar on "Karavali Kannada Rangabhoomi", N. Damodhar Shetty, stage expert, presides, Canara College auditorium, M.G. Road, Kodialbail, 5 p.m.

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd.: Vendor meet 2007 on theme "Success through partnership", Ramachandran, General Manager (Materials Management), ONGC, Dehradun, delivers key-note address, 8.45 a.m., concluding function, R. Rajamani, Managing Director, MRPL attends, T.M.A. Pai International Convention Centre, Kodialbail, M.G. Road, 5.30 p.m.

Manipal

Australian Education International: Indo-Australian Conference on Human Variations and Pharmacogenomics, Nobel Laureate Peter C. Doherty delivers inaugural address, President of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research M.R.S. Rao delivers keynote address, KMC Greens, 6.45 p.m.

Udupi

Udupi Chitra Samaj: Screening of Ritwik Ghatak's "Megha Dakhe Tara" Bengali film with English subtitles, Geetanjali Hall, MGM Campus, (free entry), 5 p.m.

Sri Krishna Math: Religious discourse by scholars, Rajangana, 5.30 p.m.