Last date for profession tax payment

CHENNAI: All Pay drawing officers and self drawing officers of State and central government departments, public sector undertakings/autonomous bodies other institutions, boards, employers, companies, firms in the private sector, professionals, TNGST assesses, self-employed persons, engaged in any business and commercial enterprises have to pay profession tax, before March 31, 2006 for second half of 2005-06. It can be paid by cheque or DD drawn in favour of "The Revenue Officer, Corporation of Chennai". Profession tax paid after March 31, 2006 will be received with penalty, says a release from the Chennai Corporation.

Lecture on prevention of child sexual abuse

The first Annual Tulir -Centre for the Prevention and Healing of Child Sexual Abuse Lecture will be delivered on Saturday by R.K.Raghavan, a retired director general of police. Mr.Raghavan will talk on 'New Frontiers in Policing: Investigating Child Abuse' at 4-30 p.m. at Freemasons Hall, 87, Ethiraj Salai, C-in-C Road, Egmore.

Workshop on English skill development

Pavai centre for puppetry is conducting a workshop on English skill development through the art of puppetry on January 29, Sunday (2 p.m - 6 p.m.) at Ashvita, 11, II Street, Radhakrishnan Salai in Mylapore.

For details contact phone number 2435 0937/9444486497.

Mutual fund

investment campaign

The Mylapore branch of Indian Overseas Bank, held a mutual fund investment campaign recently. Representatives from Sundaram Mutual Fund and Franklin Templeton set up separate counters in the branch premises and explained the details of the various funds /schemes.

Blood donation camp organised

A blood donation camp was held on Monday at Sri Ram Polytechnic, Perumalpattu, Tiruvallur district. The camp was organised by A.D. Haribabu, the Tiruvallur district secretary of the Indian Red Cross Society. Another camp was organised on Tuesday at the Women's Christian College in Nungambakkam by the college principal.

Seminar on


Ramakrishna Mission Ashram will organise a workshop on the power of meditation on Sunday exclusively for youth and young professional.

The registration fee is Rs. 25 and the last date for registering is Saturday.

Dog show for


Blue Cross of India, Chennai, will hold a dog show for mongrels at the Old Abacus School grounds at 39, Karpagam Gardens Adyar on Sunday between 3.30 p.m. and 5.30 p.m.

For details email: or contact Raghavan over phone number 98400-21656/22300655 or Sandhya Rao over phone number 98411-73974.