TAMIL NADU

Around the City

Power shutdown

CHENNAI: Power supply will be suspended on Thursday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. in parts of Mandaveli and Virugambakkam due to maintenance work.

Red Cross plea

The Indian Red Cross Society has called for contributions in cash and kind from public and institutions for Gujarat flood victims. Donations may be sent to Honorary Secretary, 50, Montieth Rd., Egmore. Ph: 2855 4548.

Uniforms distributed

Valluvar Gurukulam Schools distributed 196 uniforms and scholarships of Rs.1000, donated by sponsors, to 32 students. Give Foundation, Mumbai, donated uniforms, books, fees and chappals worth Rs. 47,000 for 57 students of the school. ASV Charities, Mylapore, donated 2000 notebooks.

Spondylosis seminar

A seminar on `Effects of Muscle-Energy Technique in Cervical Spondylosis' will be organised by SRM College of Physiotherapy for postgraduate students of physiotherapy at 9.30 a.m. on Wednesday at the SRM PG auditorium, Ramapuram.

Spot admissions

The Madras Institute of Fashion Technology, in association with Alagappa University, is offering spot admissions for graduate and postgraduate diploma courses in fashion designing. For details, contact Admissions Officer, MFT, Ekkaduthangal. Phone: 2225 1155.

Special classes for

NRI students

Special Classes in Maths, Physics and Chemistry for NRI students of X and XII (CBSE) will be held at 6, Nagarathinam Colony, P.S. Sivasami Salai, Mylapore. Regular classes in Maths, Physics and Chemistry for students of classes IX to XII are being conducted by Shantha Krishnan, former head of department of Maths, P.S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore. Call 2499 0648 between 10 a.m. and Noon.

Free yoga course

Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi is offerering a free yoga course for beginners on Asana, Pranayama and meditation from Wednesday at Hindu Niketan, 43, Ramanujam Street, T. Nagar. Details: 2432 8087.

Students' forum

Saveetha engineering College has launched the "Mechanical Engineering Students' Forum" on Monday. The chief guest was Prof. J. Militky, Dean of Textile Engineering in the Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic. Prof. Militky gave a presentation on the highlights of the education system in the Czech Republic.

Cash stolen from

two-wheeler box

A sum of Rs. 3.50 lakhs was stolen from the side box of a two-wheeler parked in Ambattur.

Premkumar, a resident of Otteri, had entered a juice shop with his wife after withdrawing the money from a nationalised bank in Ambattur. When he and his wife returned, the box was found open and the cash was missing, police said.

The victim lodged a complaint with the Ambattur police and investigations are on.

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