RELIGION

Om Sakthi Vinayagar Temple: Maha kumbabishekam, Vinayagar vazhipadu, Sakthi Nagar, Kattur, 6 p.m.

Sri Varasidhi Vinayagar Temple, Ganapathi Nagar: Discourse on Sri Soundarya Lahari by Radhakrishna Sastrigal, 6.15 p.m.

Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha: Sahasranama parayanam, Sri Venugopalan Sannidhi, Ranganathapuram, Srirangam, 6.30 p.m.

Ramzan Fast Timings: Ifthar, 6.28 p.m.; sahar ends, 4.31 a.m.

CULTURE

Sri Nandrudayan Sangeetha Samajam: Vinayaga Chathurthi music festival, vocal concert by P. Subramaniam & party, Sri Nandrudayan Temple, East Boulevard Road, 7.30 p.m.

Tamil Sangam: Special address by Rasu. Nachimuthu, poet, W. B. Road, 6.30 p.m.

GENERAL

Rotary Club of Tiruchi: Inauguration of Book Fair, Karuna Sagar, Police Commissioner, chief guest, R. Thangaraj Bose, past district governor, presides, Makkal Mandram, Thillai Nagar, 5.30 p.m.

Bharathidasan Institute of Management: Lecture on Corporate Governance by N. Varadhan, corporate consultant, 10 a.m.

Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College: P. Suresh Kumar, Regional Deputy Director of Employment, speaks on Changing Scenario for Employability in Economics, 9 a.m.; workshop on Clinical Diagnosis, A. Peter Samson Rajan and C. Ruth Helen Anita of Apgar Clinical Laboratory, speak, 9.30 a.m.; N. Ramaswami Ayyar birthday celebration, inter-collegiate debate, 10 a.m.

N. Ramaswami Ayyar Memorial Polytechnic College for Girls: Awareness camp on Entrepreneurial Development, V. Krishnan, Deputy General Manager, Canara Bank, 10 a.m.

J. J. College of Engineering and Technology: Lecture on ‘Seismic Strength- Some Structural Thoughts’ by P. N. Raghunath, Professor, Annamalai University, 11 a.m.

Shri Angalamman College of Engineering and Technology: Inauguration of Milina 09 – national level technical symposium, V. Gopala Krishnan, former Executive Director, BHEL, delivers key-note address, M. Subramanian, college chairman, presides, 10 a.m.

Indian Council of Historical Research and Department of History, Bharathidasan University: Training course on Historiography and Research Methodology, lectures on Gender Studies in History by G. Chandrika and Knowledge Systems in Ancient India by K. N. Ganesh, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

MIET Engineering College: Seminar on Micro Machining, S. Gowri, Head, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Anna University-Chennai, resource person, 2 p.m.

St. Joseph’s College Communication Club: R. Jayakanth speaks on ‘Environmental Issues-Need of the Day,’ 11.30 a.m.

Holy Cross College Parents Forum: Parent-Teachers meeting, 3 p.m.

Y’s Men International: Meeting, D. A. Jeyakar Chellaraj, former Principal, Bishop Heber College, speaks, G. Jeyachandran, president, Y’s Men Club, Tiruchi, presides, Janet Nursing Home premises, 6.30 p.m.

Jamal Mohammed College: Inaugural function of Microbiology Association, T. Thirunalasundari, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, speaks on ‘Microbial Resurrection – Past, Present and Future Scenario,’ M. Sheik Mohammed, Principal, presides, 11.25 a.m.

Chidambaram Pillai College for Women: Lecture on Lasers and its Applications by S. Rajasekaran, Head, Department of Physics, Syed Ammal Engineering College, 10 a.m.

Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation: Exhibition of kolu dolls, Poompuhar Showroom, Singarathope, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.