TAMIL NADU

Around the City

Partly cloudy

CHENNAI, MARCH 11. The sky will be partly cloudy on Saturday with maximum and minimum temperatures of about 33 degrees Celsius and 26 degrees Celsius respectively.

On Friday, Nungambakkam had maximum and minimum temperatures of 33.4 and 25.9 degrees Celsius. The corresponding readings at Meenambakkam were 33.6 and 25.5 degrees Celsius. Humidity at the two centres stood at 78 per cent and 79 per cent respectively.

Japanese course

The Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry will start a regular spoken and written Japanese course on Saturday for students appearing for the level IV of Japanese foundation examination to be held in December. Students may contact the executive secretary at 24352010/24354779.

Book fair

English Edition publishers' on-going 10-day book fair has on display 50,000 books in different categories, including children, art, advertising, computers textiles and feng shui. The exhibition is on till Sunday at 74, TTK Road, Alwarpet. Books on management are also available. For details contact: 24671497.

Medical camp

A free medical camp for people with liver and gastro-intestinal problems will be held on Sunday from 9 a.m. at the outpatient wing of the Madras Medical Mission in Mugappair. For registration contact from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: 26561801/26565991, extension 2800/2817.

Special discount

At the on-going exhibition at Poompuhar on Anna Salai, handicrafts and handloom of Rajasthan are on display. A special discount of 10 per cent is offered on all items. M. Ravichandran, Chairman of Tamilnadu Handicrafts Development Corporation, inaugurated the exhibition.