Around the City

Music awards

Carnatic vocalist S. Krishna Murthy and veena vidwan R. Viswswaran will be presented Hamsadhwani Puraskara on Friday at a function at Bangalore Gayana Samaja. The awards are instituted by Hamsadhwani Creations.

Film on AIDS

The American Corner in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan will screen a documentary film on AIDS, "A closer walk", directed by Robert Bilheimer. The screening will be at the Bhavan's Khincha Auditorium

ISO 9001-2000

The National Design and Research Forum will conduct a one-day awareness programme on QMS ISO 9001-200 on October 8 at the Institution of Engineers (India), Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi. The programme will be from 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. For details, call 22264336.

Information centre

The Veerashaiva Welfare Foundation has opened an information centre at its office at 15, 2nd floor, Sri Jayadeva Commercial Complex, 5th Main, Gandhinagar.

It will be open from Monday to Friday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. (ph: 22355363).

Picnic for the aged

HelpAge India is organising a sightseeing picnic for 100 senior citizens who will be taken around the city on September 30. Spice Telecom is supporting the event. For details, call 22213107.

Sai Baba birthday

Sri Satya Sai Seva Organisations of Bangalore Urban District will celebrate the 80th birthday of Sai Baba on Saturday at Sri Ramana Maharshi Heritage Centre in Sanjaynagar. Talks will be delivered by eminent persons on the teachings of Sai Baba and facets of his life.

Photography fair

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan will mark National Wildlife Week with an exhibition of wildlife photographs by and in honour of late E. Hanumantha Rao from October 1 to 7. Over 100 photographs will be on display. It will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Camp for diabetics

Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana will organise an awareness camp for diabetics with free blood glucose testing on Sunday at Kuvempu Rangamandira, BEML Layout, Basaweshwaranagar. For details, call 9886272683.

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