T he New Delhi World Book Fair, which opens on Saturday, will offer a glimpse into the cultural heritage of India, which is the theme of the nine-day fair, in which 30 countries are taking part. The fair has been advanced by a month to enable students, especially of Class X and Class XII, to participate in it.

T he new deadline for the public to send in its comments on rules determining the place of effective management of a company ends on Saturday. CBDT had sought stakeholder comments on the principles for determination of Place of Effective Management, which are aimed at plugging tax avoidance by multinational companies, Indian or foreign.

B ombay Natural History Society is to conduct the Asian Waterbird Count, a part of the global programme called 'International Waterbird Census' that focuses on monitoring the status of waterbirds and wetlands, from Saturday. This follows on the heels of the revived Salim Ali Bird Count.

T he Vijayakanth-led DMDK is to hold a meeting of its key decision-making bodies on Saturday to discuss future plans. The meeting comes months ahead of state Assembly elections and at a time when the actor-politician is wooed by all opposition parties in TN.

P resident Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day visit to Jharkhand from Saturday during which he will address a university convocation and inaugurate the annual conference of Bengali literary personages, the first of which was presided over by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. He will also inaugurate an art gallery, lay the foundation stone of a technical university and address the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Birla Institute of Technology at Mesra.