KERALA

In Tiruvananthapuram Today

General

Bank Employees' Arts Movement: Inter-bank `athappoo' and `onapattu' competitions, B.S. Shekawat, chief general manager, Nabard, to inaugurate, Nabard, Punnen road, 11 a.m.

Jyothisastra Vidyapeetam: Discourse on `Ayanamsam' by R. Sadasivan Pillai, Vidyapeetam office, Pattoor, 10 a.m.

IRDP: Trade fair, Manjalikkulam ground, Thampanoor, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Santhigiri Ashram: The Governor, R.L. Bhatia, inaugurates 78th Janmadina Poojitha Samarpana celebrations of Karunakara Guru, 11 a.m.; the Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, inaugurates the dedication of `navapoojitham', 5 p.m.

Organisation of Retired Bankers in Thiruvananthapuram: The Mayor, J. Chandra, inaugurates free ayurveda medical examination and distribution of medicines, Vivekananda library and reading room, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Kerala Gandhi Smarak Nidhi: Khadi Gramavyavasaya Mela, Gandhi Bhavan, Thycaud, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Supplyco: Onam Metro Fair, Putherikandam Maidan, 10 a.m.

Canara Bank: Onam Trade Fair, Spencer junction branch, 10 a.m.

Jinchan Events: Utsavam Onam trade fair, Jawahar Balabhavan, 10 a.m.

SMSM Institute: Onam craft fair, 10 a.m.

Hotel Pankaj: Seafood festival, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Granthasekharam Aasvadana Vedi: Perumbuzha Gopalakrishnan, poet, to be honoured, CSM Nagar, 5 p.m.

Viswamythri Library: Seminar on `Religion, Politics and Folklore', Library hall, Venkavila, Pazhakutty, 9.30 a.m.

Indian Council for Cultural Relations: Children's book exhibition, British Library, 11 am.

Department of Culture: Vinayaka Chavathi celebrations by Telungu Samskriti Sanghom, 3 p.m., Nangyarkoothu, `Poothana Moksham' by Arya Madhavan, 5 p.m., Vyloppilly Bhavan, Nalanda.

Museum Art Gallery: Exhibition of paintings by Mohan Varma, 10 a.m.

Suryakanti Art Gallery: Fifth anniversary celebrations, Exhibition of paintings, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Religion

Latin Archdiocese of Trivandrum: Installation of Bishop Susaipakiam as Archbishop, the Vatican representative, Archbishop Pedro Lopez Quintana, to preside, St. Sebastian ground, Vettucad, 3 p.m.

Chala Grama Brahmana Samudayam: Bhagavatha Sapthaham, Discourse by Brahmasree Chandrasekhara Sarma, Valia Chala Mahadevar temple, 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

Sreekanteswaram Durga Devi temple: Ganapathy homam, Navagraha Pooja, 6 am onwards, Kudumba Archana, 6.45 p.m.

Attukal Bhagawathy temple: Udayasthamanapooja, Ganapathy homam, Kalabhabhshekam, Kalasabhishekam, Kumkumabhishekam, Akhandanamajapam, 7 am onwards, Bhagawathy Seva, 7.15 p.m.

Shaike Kaniyapuram Thangal Charitable Trust Committee: Uroos festival, Shaduli Dikhr Halkha, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Valia Khuthubiath, 7 p.m.