Auto LPG station inaugurationKOCHI: The auto LPG station of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited will be inaugurated by District Collector A.P.M. Mohammed Hanish at Edapally on August 14. The Director (Marketing) of BPCL, S. Radhakrishnan, will be present on the occasion, according to a press release. - Staff Reporter

Refresher course for volunteersKOCHI: A refresher course for the volunteers of Kochi City Action Force will be organised at the Rotary Bala Bhavan, Panampilly Nagar, on August 15. The course fee is Rs.100, a press release said. - Staff Reporter

ISKCON to organise Children's festivalKOCHI: International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) will organise children's festival at North Indian Charitable Trust, Kathrikadavu Junction, on August 15 and 16. There will be painting, drawing and fancy dress contest. Prizes will be given to winners on August 16. - Staff Reporter

Silk sari exhibition from todayKOCHI: Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation will organise exhibition-cum-sale of Mysore silk saris at Hotel Avenue Regent from Monday to 16. District Collector Mohammed Hanish will inaugurate the show on August 14, a press release said. - Staff Reporter

Family car rally on August 15KOCHI: Bangalore Convention and Tradefair Company Private Limited will organise a family car rally on August 15. The rally will start from Marine Drive. The rally will cover a distance of about 25 km. A maximum of four persons from a family will be eligible to participate in each car. Details will be available from the organisers at telephone number 0484-4060702, according to a press release. - Staff Reporter

Parishad plea against conversionKOCHI: The Bharatiya Abhibhashaka Parishad has urged the Government to enact anti-conversion laws in the State. The State committee of the Parishad, which met here, said an incident that happened at a place of worship on Thursday indicated that efforts were on to convert people. The forcible removal of devotees against their will is an attempt to convert, the committee said in a press release. - Staff Reporter