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Light rain likely today

On Monday, there will be cloudy skies with light rain in some areas, according to the forecast by the India Meteorological Department. The city on Sunday recorded a maximum temperature of 26.6 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 19.5 degrees Celsius. The corresponding readings at the airport were 27 degrees Celsius and 18.7 degrees Celsius. No rain was recorded in the city while there were traces of it at the airport. The relative humidity was 64 per cent in the city and 60 per cent at the airport.

Power cuts

Between August 2 and 7, the following areas will face power cuts because of "LT Re-conducting and LT conversion APDRP work" being carried out at the E8 Sub Division, BESCOM: Govindapura and C. Banaswadi on OMBR on August 2, Arabic College Road and S. Palya, K. Halli Road on August 3, Arabic College Road on August 4, B/W MUSS to Hennur Cross signal and R.S. Palya on August 5, HRB Layout 5th Block and Kammanahalli Road on August 6 and Govindapura and S. Palya on August 7.

Digital library

Don Bosco Institute of Technology will conduct a two-week training programme on "Managing knowledge resources in the digital era" sponsored by the All India Council for Technical Education and the Indian Society for Technical Education from Monday. K.R.S. Murthy, Chairman of the Board for IT Education Standards, and S.P. Singh, Regional Officer, AICTE South West Region, will speak at the function. For details, call 28437028.

Beekeeping

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission will train farmers and unemployed youth on beekeeping for two weeks from Monday at the State Beekeeping Extension Centre of the commission near the Food Corporation of India godown, Vijnanapura, Dooravaninagar Post. Eligible candidates will get a stipend. For details, call 25650285.

Astronomy

Bangalore Association for Science Education will conduct a workshop for teachers of astronomy and astrophysics on August 5 and 6 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. The programme includes discussions, lectures, demonstrations, assignments, activities and sessions inside the planetarium's sky theatre. The number of participants will be limited to 30, on a first-come-first-served basis, the association said. For details, call 22266084.

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