Power shutdown

CHENNAI: Power supply will be suspended between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. in parts of Purasawalkam and Ponneri on Thursday for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed at 5 p.m. after the work is completed.

Juvenile Bureau

jubilee celebrations

Juvenile Guidance Bureau, a non-governmental organisation, is celebrating its Golden Jubilee on January 20 at the Madras School of Social Work. R. Nataraj, Commissioner of Police, would inaugurate the celebration. C.K. Gariyali, Ashok Ranjan Mohanty and S. Natarajan are among thos ewho will participate in the event.

BDS results on the website

Results of the I&II B.D.S. (Non-semester) modified regulation examinations conducted by Dr. M.G.R. Educational & Research Institute, Deemed University, are available on the website, www.drmgrdu.ac.in.

Higher education, research in Germany

The German Academic Exchange Service is organising 'Information Day - Destination Germany' on January 21 at 23, Khader Nawaz Khan Road. The programme will include presentations on higher education and research opportunities in Germany and learning German. For details, contact chennai@daadindia.org.

Crash courses

for CBSE students

Crash courses in Maths, Physics and Chemistry (CBSE syllabus) for students of classes XI & XII will be conducted this summer at 6, Nagarathinam Colony, P.S. Sivasamy Salai, Mylapore. For details, contact Shantha Krishnan at 24990648 between 10.30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Literary competition organised

Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai, held the National Youth Day literary competition recently. Students of S.V.M HSS won prizes in several categories such as English story telling, recitation, Tamil story telling, English essay writing and oratorical contests. Swami Gautamananda, president, Sri Ramakrishna Math distributed prizes.

'Madurai mela'

Sri Krishna Sweets is conducting 'Madurai mela' in the city on Thursday at the Narada Gana Sabha at 6 p.m. The programme, aimed to bring together people of Madurai origin in Chennai, features eminent speakers, besides a karahattam show. For details, contact: 24312345/52616161.

Software costing

A workshop focussing on costing of software projects and how it impacts on product cost is to be held in the city on January 20. The workshop, organised by Prerana Educational Media at Hotel Savera, will cover shift in cost management practices, concept of cost drivers, introduction to activity based costing, its application to software, costing of a software product and services and cost reduction in software development. Contact 98401 37740/98402 87029.