Mangalore taluk

Karavali College: Talk on introspection by Namanishta Das, head of Mangalore unit of ISKCON as part of annual special National Service Scheme camp, Susheela R. Rao, Principal, Besant PU College, Mangalore presides, 2.30 p.m.; valedictory function, S. Ganesh Rao, founder chairman, Karavali group of educational institutions presides, Vijaykumar Shetty, former MLA, chief guest, ZP Model Higher Primary School, Marakada, 6 p.m.

Dakshina Kannada-Udupi District unit, Mogaveera Vyavasthapaka Mandali: Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation Oscar Fernandes, inaugurates boat race, 9 a.m.; Commissioner of Mangalore City Corporation P. Chandrappa inaugurates sand-carving festival, 3.30 p.m., Deputy Director of the Department of Fisheries Suresh Kumar inaugurates kite-flying festival, 4.30 p.m.; valedictory function, B.J. Shriyan, President of the Mandali presides, 6 p.m.; cultural fete, Chitrapura-Kulai beach, Near Sri Durga Parameshwari temple, 7 p.m.

Dakshina Kannada District Karavali Utsav and Exhibition Committee: Exhibition as part of Karavali Utsav 2005, Mangala exhibition grounds, 4 p.m., cultural programmes - Shehnai recital by Shailesh Bhagawath and troupe, Mumbai, 6 p.m., Jago Hindustani programme by Suresh Shukla and troupe, Kolhapur, exhibition grounds cultural stage, 7.30 p.m.

Udupi

Manipal Syndicate Bank and Academy of General Education: Presentation of New Year Awards to Joint Director (Retired) of Archaeological Survey of India K.V. Ramesh, industrialist L.C. Soans, social worker K. Prabhakar Shetty, cardiovascular surgeon K.R. Shetty, Valley View, 5.30 p.m.

Udupi Sri Krishna Mutt: 'Vishwarupa' national cultural fest, discussion among artistes, Rajangana, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; valedictory of the fest, Sri Vishwapriya Tirtha Swamiji of Paryaya Admar Mutt, Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation Oscar Fernandes, Editor of Taranga, Sandhya Pai, guests, Rajangana, 5 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.; 'Nritya Sinchana' by Lakshmi Gururaj and party, Rajangana, 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

State Foresters Association: Felicitation to meritorious students, Forest Officer of Mangalore Division Kishan Singh and Deputy Commissioner T. Sham Bhatt participate, Hotel Sriram Residency, 11 a.m.