YMCA plans debate contest

The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) is organising Sir C.V. Raman Inter-collegiate English Debating Competition and Prof. T. Reuben Memorial Inter-collegiate Kannada Debating Competition on December 8 and 9 on "Let your mind soar free." Topics will be announced a day before the competitions at the YMCA Office, Nrupathunga Road. Last date for registration is December 5. For details, call 55363349.

`Jugari Cross' to be staged

Samudaya is planning to bring on stage Pornachandra Tejaswi's "Jugari Cross" directed by Nataraja Honnavalli on the invitation by CGK Ranganiranthara. Young theatre artistes would be given an opportunity in this theatre experiment. Those interested can appear for an interview at the Gandhi Nehru Ranga Mandira, National College, Basavanagudi, on November 20 at 6.30 p.m. For details, call 9448542411.

Dance programme tomorrow

In its silver jubilee year, Nrityakalamandirma has adopted "spirit of solidarity" as the theme and dance institutions will present programmes on the theme every month. The 12th programme will be held on November 18, at the Indian Institute of World Culture, B.P. Wadia Road, Basavanagudi. The disciples of Revathi Narasimhan of Natya Niketan will perform bharatnatyam. M. R. Krishnamurthy, director, Kalakshiti, will be the chief guest. Call 65683355 for details.


The Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) will undertake asphalting of minor roads in all wards in the city, a press release said. Roads that have deteriorated after the rainy season will be asphalted on a priority basis, the release added.