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Partly cloudy

CHENNAI, JULY 24. The sky will be partly cloudy on Sunday, with the possibility of development of thunderclouds towards evening or night.

On Saturday, Nungambakkam recorded a maximum temperature of 35.6 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 24.9. At Meenambakkam, the temperatures were 36 and 25.4 degrees Celsius.

Humidity was 64 and 68 per cent.


Concern India Foundation, a non-profit public charitable trust, is organising a music concert by versatile playback singer S.P. Balasubramaniam in the city on July 31 to raise funds for the welfare of the underprivileged.

The concert is slated to begin at 6 p.m. at the Kamaraj Memorial Hall.

Passes are available for Rs. 1,000, Rs. 750, Rs. 500 and Rs. 300. For passes, contact over phone (24359790 and 24359788).

Eye camp

Dr. Duraiswami Eye Hospitals is conducting a free eye screening camp for around 3,500 children from pre-kindergarten to standard XII on July 26 and 27.

The camp, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at P.S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, is supported by the Lions Club District 324 A5.

A team of doctors will look out for refractive errors, squint and retina-related problems.


Sri Sumati Vishal Jain Educational Trust is offering textbooks on loan for first year engineering students.

This is part of a scheme to help needy students. Application forms can be obtained till August 15 from Sri Sumati Vishal Jain Book Bank, 66, Pondy Bazaar, on weekdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For further details contact over phone (24360675).

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