RELIGION

Sri Swarna Vinayagar Temple, Ponnagar: Adi Velli special abishekam, 10.30 a.m.; Sandhana kappu, 6 p.m.; Sri Lakshmi Sahasranama parayanam, 6.30 p.m.

Chinmaya Mission: Gita gnana yagna by Acharya Vibuthi Shah, NVV Enclave, Anna Nagar, Thennur, 5.30 p.m.

Sringeri Sankara Mutt: Sri Vishnu-Sri Lalitha Sahasranama parayanam, Sri Sharadambal Sannidhi, Amma Mandapam Road, Srirangam, 6 p.m.

Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha: Sahasranama parayanam, Sri Venugopalan Sannidhi, Srirangam Ranganathaswamy Temple, 6 p.m.; Sri Maruthi Pilgrims House, South Chithra Street, 7 p.m.

Sri Varasiddhi Vinayakar Temple, Ganapathi Nagar: Guha Gita parayanam by V.Ratna Sarma, 10 a.m.

CULTURE

Nadhadweepam Trust: 10th anniversary celebration and centenary celebrations of Semmangudi R.Srinivasa Iyer, presentation of purse and gold medal to violin maestro T.N.Krishnan. S.Nagarajan, Deputy General Manager, Canara Bank, chief guest, N.Ramani and N.Gopalasamy, Director, Dalmia Cements, speak, Sringeri Vidhya Bharathi Bhavanam, Amma Mandapam Road, Srirangam, 6.45 p.m.; violin solo by T.N.Krishnan & party, 7.30 p.m.

Tamil Sangam: M.Arivazhagan speaks on Chola Architecture, W.B.Road, 6.30 p.m.

Vairichettipalayam Tamil Sangam: Periasamy speaks on Tirukkural, Saptharishi speaks on Kandapuranam, Arangarajan speaks on Pattanar Geethai, Kalvi Karpagam campus, Vairichettipalayam, 6 p.m.

Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College: Seerafest – inter-departmental cultural fest, 9 a.m.

GENERAL

Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre and Anna Science Centre Planetarium: Meet of heads of institutions, K.Swaminathan, Chief Educational Officer, chief guest, P.Iyamperumal, Executive Director, Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre, presides, Planetarium, 10.30 a.m.

Bharathidasan Institute of Management: Lecture on Earth Charter by Ravichandran, Head, Department of Environmental Management, Bharathidasan University, 10 a.m.

Tamil Nadu Industrial Investment Corporation: Loan mela, TREC STEP campus, Thuvakudi, 5 p.m.

Holy Cross Service Society: Inauguration of state level workshop on deafness for community based workers of special children, Vathsala Sridharan, President, Inner Wheel Club of Tiruchi, chief guest, Ettupattai bungalow, Puthur, 10 a.m.

Heber Institute of Management Studies: Inauguration of Association for Business Leaders and Executives, Mayor Sarubala R.Tondaiman chief guest, Bishop Heber College campus, 10 a.m.

Jamal Institute of Management: M.Peer Mohammed Sardhar, Manager, Human Resources, Coastal Energy Private Limited, speaks on Equipping MBAs for Corporate Life, 3 p.m.

Bishop Heber College: Inauguration of Tamil Peravai, Pazha. Muthappan, Principal, Chettinadu College of Arts and Science, chief guest,

Marcus Diepen Boominathan, principal, presides, 11.30 a.m.; Department of Social Work:

Lecture on Social Work Field Practicum in Liverpool Hope University by Umesh Samuel, 10.30 a.m.

Chidambaram Pillai College for Women, Manachanallur: Inauguration of Iraineri Mandram, N.Damodaran, Guest Lecturer, SASTRA University, chief guest, 6 p.m.

Mahatma Eye Hospital: Presentation of free spectacles to students, K.Swaminathan,

Chief Educational Officer, chief guest, Government Higher Secondary School, Somarasampettai, 9 a.m.

Rotaract Club of Urumu Dhanalakshmi College: Installation of new office

bearers, Mothi S.Rajagopal, college secretary, chief guest, 11.30 a.m.

Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation: Handicrafts exhibition,

Poompuhar showroom, Singarathope, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

R.S.Krishnan Higher Secondary School: Athletic meet, Pramod Kumar, City Police Commissioner, chief guest, 5 p.m.

St. Joseph’s College: Sitaram Yechury, MP and Member, Polit Bureau – CPI (M), delivers Department of Commerce’s Endowment Lecture on ‘Surging Inflation – Implication and Response’,

Rector Rev. S. Lazar presides, Rev. A. Antony Pappuraj, Director, JIM, and Rev. R. Rajarathinam, Principal, speak, Jubilee Hall, 12.00 noon.

MIET Engineering College: Inauguration of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Association, 2.30 p.m.

St.Joseph’s College: Inauguration of Bio Chemistry Association, Dhanapal, Head, Department of Microbiology, K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College, speaks on Molecular Techniques in Infectious Diseases, 3 p.m.