RELIGION

Srimad Ubaya Vedantha Acharya Peetam, Srirangam and Sri Andal Charitable Trust, Chennai: Discourse by Sri Ramasarma, Sri Veeraraghava Ramanuja Koodam, 4 p.m.

Rockfort Sri Thayumanaswamy Temple: Sri Thayumanaswamy mukthi peruvizha, Recital of Thayumanavar's songs, 100-pillar mandapam, 9 a.m.; Religious discussion, So. Sathyaseelan, moderates, 10 a.m.; Tamil Isai, 4.30 p.m.; Special discourse by Aranga. Ramalingam, 6.30 p.m.; Dance recital by A. Chitra and A. Sujatha, 8 p.m.

Vivekananda Seva Samiti: Vivekananda jayanthi, Vedic chanting, 7 a.m. S.M. Higher Secondary School, Woraiyur, Bhajan, 5 p.m.; Benedictory address by Swami Parananda, 6.15 p.m.

Sri Panchavarnaswamy Temple: Vaara Vazhipattu Mandram, Guru puja for Kalikamba Nayanar, 6.15 p.m.

Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha, Srirangam: Parayanam, Sriman Nadhamunigal sannidhi, Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, 6.30 p.m.

Sri Swarna Vinayagar Temple, Ponnagar: Sri Vishnu Sahasranama parayanam, 6.30 p.m.

Sringeri Sath Sangh: Sri Vishnu and Sri Lalitha sahasranamam, Sri Adi Sankara's Hanumath Pancharathnam, Sringeri Sankara Mutt, Srirangam, 6 p.m.

CULTURE

Sri Ramakrishna Sangeetha Seva Trust and Sri Ramakrishna Madhar Bhajan Mandali: Akanda gananjaly for Sathguru Sri Thiyagaraja Swamigal, Sri Ramakrishna Primary School, Puthur Agraharam, 10.30 a.m.

Shenbaga Tamil Arangu: P. Ramadas speaks on `Valluvarin sandranmai', 102, Gandhi Salai, Srirangam, 6.30 p.m.

Indian Missionary Society, Tiruchi Branch: `Mega musical evening' programme by Helen Satya group, D. James Srinivasan, Bishop, Tiruchi - Thanjavur Diocese, CSI, chief guest, St. John's Vestry Anglo-Indian HSS, 6 p.m.

Lasya Nrityalayam: Nritya mahothsavam, Bharathanatyam by Thushara Srinivasan and students, R.R. Sabha, 6.30 p.m.; R. Kousalya, Principal, Government Music College, Tiruvaiyaru, chief guest, speaks, 6 p.m.

GENERAL

Bharathidasan University: Department of Animal Science, National seminar on `Emerging trends in animal biotechnology, `Anti-tech 2006', Sessions, 10.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.; Valediction, 4 p.m.

Tiruchi District Exnora: Anniversary, V. Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, BHEL, chief guest, M. S. Ashraf, Zonal Co-ordinator, Aao Gaon Chalen Project, speaks, Presentation of awards, YWCA Hall, 5 p.m.

Education Department: Seminar on `Generation of employment and guidance for employment for Plus Two students vocational group', Bishop Heber HSS, Puthur, 10 a.m.

Anna Science Centre - Planetarium: Observation of `opposition of Saturn', 6.30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Holy Cross College: Department of Rehabilitation Science, Inauguration of `Assistive technology lab' and workshop on `Personality development for students with special needs', Rajul Padmanabhan, Director. `Vidya Sagar', chief guest, Joseph Xavier, District Disabled Rehabilitation Officer and others speak, 9.30 a.m.

G.V. N. Hospital: Dr. K. Shantha Breast Cancer Foundation, Meeting for women on breast cancer, St. Josph's School, Ambikapuram, 10 a.m.

Nehru Memorial College, Puthanampatti: Inauguration of NSS camp, S. Ramalingam, Principal, presides, Sri Brahmmapuriswarar Temple, Tirupatur, 10 a.m.; Environmental protection programme, 3 p.m.

Akam Trust, Sumathy Publications and T.N. Booksellers Association: Book fair, P. Vijay, Lyricist, chief guest, R. R. Kannan from Professional Couriers, guest of honour, E. Shanmugam, Joint Commissioner of Commercial Tax, Chennai, felicitates, St. Joseph's College HSS grounds, 5.50 p.m.

Leo Club of Cauvery College for Women: Leo Week, tree plantation, V. Ramachandran, District Chairman, and others speak, St. Xavier HSS, Purathakudi, 1 p.m.

M.I.E.T. College of Engineering, NSS Unit and Red Ribbon Club, AIDS awareness procession, V. Gnanasekaran, Inspector of Police, flags off, college campus, 2.45 p.m.

Srimad Andavan Arts and Science College: Convocation, S. S. Handa, Chairman, Task Force, Medicinal Plants, Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, delivers convocation address, 3 p.m.

Junior Red Cross, Uratha Sinthanai - Nallore Vangi: Training and awareness programme for students on First Aid, M. I. Mohamed Ali, Headmaster, Khaja Mian HSS, presides, Mukkombu Tourism Centre, 9.30 a.m.; Valediction, K. K. Pazhaniswamy, Executive Engineer, PWD and others speak, 3.30 p.m.

Anbalayam and AIDS Prevention And Control Scheme: Training for traders, T. K. S. Senthilkumar, Director, Anbalayam and others speak, Hotel Ramyas, 11.30 a.m.

Adam's Matriculation Higher Secondary School: School anniversary, A. Kamaludeen, Principal, MIET Arts and Science College, chief guest, Wireless Road, Airport, 5 p.m.

Rajaji Vidyalaya, Tennur: Sports Day, M. Kuppusamy, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime and Traffic), speaks, 8.30 a.m.; Annual day, S. Parthasarathy, Managing Trustee, DBHP Sabha, speaks, 10.45 a.m.; Cultural programme, V. Narayanan, Deputy Director, Central Hindi Directorate, speaks, 2.15 p.m.; Prize distribution, 6 p.m.

Crea Children's Academy Matric School: Eco-awareness day, C. Jeyabalan, Commandant, T.N. Special Police, chief guest, 5 p.m.

TVS Motor Company: Actor Suriya hands over TVS Star City Motorcycles, PLA TVS show room, 11-30 a.m., Shriraj TVS showroom, 12 noon, Star nite, Actor Surya and others participate, National College Hostel Grounds, Karumandapam, 6.30 p.m.

Dr. Agarwal Vasans Eye Hospital: `One lakh eyes celebration', Actor, Surya, flags off, Hotel Sangam, 5 p.m.

Rose NGO, SHARON and Ratna Global Hospital: Free health camp, King Jesus Matric school, Thuraiyur, 10.30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chinmaya Vidyalaya Matric School: Annual sports meet, P. Palanisamy, Asst. Headmaster, National College Higher Secondary School, distributes prizes, 3 p.m.

Confederation of Indian Industry, Tiruchi Zone: Seminar on `Lean manufacturing for competitive advantage', R. Venkatesan, Deputy General Manager, Sundaram Industries, Madurai and C. Mani, Additional General Manager, BHEL, speak, Hotel Sangam, 10 a.m.

National Institute of Technology: Pragyan'06, Ponniraiselvan, overall coordinator, inaugurates, Karthikeyan Krishnaswamy, Head Strategic Initiatives, Tata Consultancy Services, chief guest, M. Chidambaram, Director, presides, 5 p.m.

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