Power cut

CHENNAI: Power supply will be suspended in Gajapathy Salai and Burnaby Road (Kilpauk) on Monday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. for maintenance work. Power supply would be resumed before 5 p.m., if the maintenance work were completed.

College tie-up with American firm

Jaya Engineering College, Thiruninravur singed a Memorandum of Understanding with M/s. American Info solutions, run by Chetty Sevgan. Mr. Sevgan said that the signing of the MOU would give students better exposure to the industry. He urged the students to take up research and development in different fields.

Awareness on 'Zero Carbon city'

An awareness programme on 'Zero Carbon city' was organised at the Birla Planetarium from Wednesday to Friday. About 50 schools participated in the event. Students of Zion Matric Higher Secondary School came first in the quiz competition. They also secured prizes in the exhibition and debate organised.

Lecture on 'Pranic Healing'

The NSS wing and Red Ribbon Club of G.S.S. Jain College organised a lecture cum demonstration on 'Pranic Healing' on Friday. Padmini Ramesh spoke on the different kinds of energy prevalent in the universe. She also spoke on the importance of cultivating positive energy.

Programme for IT employees

Corp Masters have coined a customer-friendly exercise programme for employees of corporates, call centres, BPOs and IT companies to tackle the stress and long, irregular working hours. The programme titled 'Yoky' would begin from January 28. A team of doctors would also conduct a general health check-up before and after the programme.

For details, contact phone number 30965675/93821 41363.

Homam for world peace

Lokakshema Charitable Trust, constituted on the eve of the 71st birthday of Navalpakkam Siddhiyarya Ramanuja Thatha Desikan, has organised a prayer for world peace from January 22 to 26.

The programme, commencing with a 'Dasavathara homam' is at Shrothrium Navalpakkam via Vandavasi. ( About 45 kms from Kancheepuram). Those who wish to contribute may send cheques or draw demand drafts in favour of 'LOKAkSHEMA TRUST' payable at Kanchipuram or Chennai, addressed to the Managing Trustee, No. 86/46A, Sannadhi street, Little Kanchipuram - 631503.

Karunanidhi meets Barnala

DMK President M. Karunanidhi met Governor Surjit Singh Barnala at Raj Bhavan on Saturday evening. Party sources said that Mr. Karunanidhi apprised Mr. Barnala on the manner in which Assembly proceedings were being conducted.