Cyber quiz for school students
Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science for Women will organise Cyber Quest, a district-level cyber quiz for higher secondary students, on August 14, at Sri Ramakrishna Kalyana Mandapam, Avarampalayam Road.
Questions will include history and fundamentals of computers, IT, internet, e-commerce, computers in entertainment and sports, and IT personalities. Each team must contain two members, and two teams from a school can participate. Participants must be present at the venue by 10 a.m. in full uniform and must carry their ID cards.
The prelims is at 10.30 a.m. and the finals at 1.30 p.m. The first prize is Rs. 3,000; second Rs. 2,000 and third Rs. 1,000. The last date for registration is August 6. For details and registration, call 94433-84655; 99655-61482; 99449-53355.
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Giri Arts will conduct a two-day embroidery workshop on August 2 and 3 (Saturday and Sunday). Kantha work, mirror work and a host of other embroidery methods will be taught.
The workshop will be held at 10/1, 4th Street, Periyar Nagar, Vadavalli. For registration and more information call Girija Ramakrishnan at 0422-2422533/97867-78306.
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Vimal launches its exclusive retail showroom in Big Bazaar street.
The showroom has been designed to reflect international standards and offers its customers value added services such as custom tailoring and styling. Vimal’s range of ready-to wear- men’s apparel will be available in the store. Three sub brands have been launched, Vimal Red (popularly priced and covering basics and formals), Vimal White (premium, trendy range) and the exclusive and top end Vimal Black (Italian designer wear that will be available only in exclusive Vimal showrooms).
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The funny English
The Humour Society of Coimbatore presents “Humour during the British Raj” by V. Sriram (eminent author and musicologist). The venue is the GKD Auditorium. Be there at 6 pm on Saturday, August 2.
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International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) will organise a children’s cultural festival from August 10 to August 23 at S.N.R. Auditorium.
The event will include competitions such as colouring, painting, singing, dancing, quiz, drama and fancy dress.
The colouring event is open for students of LKG to class III. In the painting competition, students from class IV to class VII can choose any theme from the Ramayana and the Mahabharatha.
For students of class VIII and above, the topic will be given on the spot.
Drama, singing, quiz and dancing are for students from class VI to class XII. There is also a fancy dress competition for kids. To register, call: 93440- 19470/ 90038- 70038.
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Swap your style
Titan has launched the ‘Titan Exchange Offer 2008’. Under the offer, customers can bring in any old watch, of any make and in any condition, and receive a discount of 25 per cent on the purchase of any watch from Titan.
The offer is on till August 24 at all Titan outlets across the country.
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