In Tiruchi Today


Sri Maha Periyavar Peetarohana Sathapthi Mahotsava Samithi: Maharudra japam, Angarai, 7 a.m.

Sri Iyyappan Temple, Cantonment: Mandala puja, Ganapathy homam, 5.15 a.m.; abishekam, 6.30 a.m.; uchikala puja, 10.30 a.m.; discourse by K. Kalyanaraman, 7 p.m.

Sringeri Sath Sangh: Sri Vishnu-Sri Lalitha Sahasranama parayanam, Sharadambal Temple, Amma Mandapam Road, Srirangam, 6 p.m.

Bishop Heber College Christian Endeavour Society: Christmas Cheer 06, Rev. Guna Jothimani delivers message, college chapel, 6 p.m.

Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha: Sahasranama parayanam, Bakgiya Lakshmi Apartments, Raghavendrapuram, Srirangam, 6.30 p.m.

Sri Swarna Vinayagar Temple, Ponnagar: Special abishekam to Sri Dhakshinamoorthy, 9 a.m.; Sankatahara Chathurthi, Sri Ganapathi homam, 8 a.m.; special abishekam to Durgai Amman, 9 a.m.


BHEL Community Centre: Vazhakadu mandram, S. Sathyaseelan, moderates, 6.30 p.m.


Holy Cross College Institute of Rehabilitation Science and Special Education: International Rehabilitation Conference on `Channelling the challenges of disability,' G. Thiruvasagam, Vice-Chancellor, Bharathiar University, chief guest, Lieke de Leuw, Consultant, Viataal International, The Netherlands, delivers keynote address, G.J. Siddharth of ABN Amro, speaks, Hotel Sangam, 9.30 a.m.

Bharathidasan University Department of Geography: Lecture on developmental issues in Pacific Islands by Eberhard Weber, faculty, University of South Pacific, Fuji, 11 a.m.

St. Joseph's College Department of Tamil: Rev. C. Manavalan endowment lecture on `Kalamthorum kalvettu Tamilnadai,' by R. Kalaikovan, Director, Dr. Rajamanickanar Centre for Historical Research, 11.30 a.m.

National Cadet Corps 3 TN Air Squadron and Bishop Heber College: Inter-collegiate quiz competition on My India, Bishop Heber College campus, 10 a.m.

Periyar Dravida Kazhagam: Inaugural meeting, Kolathur Mani, president, chief guest, Poovalur, 6 p.m.

District Government Museum: Numismatic exhibition, 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anuragam: Book exhibition, Tiruchi Book House, I Cross Thillai Nagar, 10 a.m.

U.P. Handicrafts, Handlooms and Artisans Association: Exhibition cum sale of handicrafts and handprinted textiles, IMA Hall, Salai Road, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Poompuhar: Exhibition cum sale of lamps, Singarathope, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

National Book Trust and New Century Book House: Book exhibition, NCBH showroom, Singarathope, 9 a.m. to 8.30 .m.

Ex-Servicemen Welfare Board: Flag Day celebrations, Ashish Vachhani, Collector, chief guest, YWCA Hall, Cantonment, 4 p.m.

St. Joseph's College: St. Joseph's Communication Club, discussion on `Women enjoy more rights than they deserve,' V. Francis is moderator, 3 p.m.

Shrimati Indira Gandhi College: NSS unit and the Rotaract Club, special awareness programme on `HIV and AIDS and health and hygiene,' P. Loganathan, AIDS counsellor from Railway Hospital, Goldenrock, speaks, Thinnanoor village, 6 p.m., Department of Computer Science: Community engagement programme, 6 p.m., Department of Mathematics: Magic mathematics programme, 6 p.m.