in      
Reserved Area

News Volunteering

Freedom Song Competition to Celebrate 75th Independence Day
24/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9674
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in DB Alumni, Education and Culture, Social Development, Social Life, Social Ministry, Success Story, Vocation, Volunteering, Youth, Youth Groups


Darjeeling: Radio Salesian 90.8 FM - The Voice of the Hills, the first college Community Radio since 2016, based at Salesian College, Sonada in North Bengal, launched 'Azaadi Freedom Songs' competition to mark the 75th year of India's Independence. India won its freedom from British colonial rule on August 15, 1947. . Read More

Join 360° view forum
 


Alumni Association Social Network to Fight Against COVID
23/05/2021.  New Delhi #N.9671
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, BOSCO, DB Alumni, Development Office, Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education School, Marginalized, Migrants, Salesian Family, Volunteering, Youth


Besides the unstinting service of India's medical professionals and other frontline warriors in the fight against the deadly virus, the networks of friends, family and colleagues mobilized to share resources and combat misinformation have contributed to mitigating the situation. Social media and messaging apps also have facilitated this process, allowing relative strangers to lend a hand. Following this cue, the social media groups and networks established by the Alumni Association of Don Bosco School, Alaknanda, proved invaluable to its members and others.. Read More

Join 360° view forum
 


Hill NGOs Fight COVID with Wellbeing Campaign
22/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9670
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Disasters, Marginalized, Mental Health, Profiles, Self Help Groups, Social Life, Success Story, Volunteering, Youth, Youth Groups


Sonada: A group of ten Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) in the hills have come together to fight COVID-19 with a 15-week Wellbeing Campaign. Their slogans include: 'Bring Back the Smiles,' and 'We Build Each Other'.. Read More

Join 360° view forum
 


104-bed Facility at Don Bosco School Egmore for COVID Care
20/05/2021.  Chennai #N.9666
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in DB Alumni, Disasters, Don Bosco Plus, Education, Social Development, Social Ministry, Volunteering


The DB Egmore GCC COVID Care Centre is a joint initiative of Don Bosco School Egmore, DB Past Pupil doctors, Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC), DBPPA Egmore, and various past pupil batches of DB Egmore. With collaboration from various sectors, the team set up a 104-bed (with oxygen concentrators) COVID Care Centre at Don Bosco School, Egmore, to supplement the ever-increasing demand for oxygen beds in the city.. Read More

Join 360° view forum
 


'Angels' Receive Gifts from Youth Volunteers
13/05/2021.  Bangalore #N.9663
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Life and Health, Volunteering, Youth, Youth Groups


A day before International Nurses Day, on Tuesday, May 11, Soumya Santhosh, a home nurse hailing from Kerala, was killed in a mortar shell attack in Israel. The statistics released by the Trained Nurses Association of India indicates that 90 nurses have lost their lives in the fight against COVID-19 across India. The loss could be much more on a global count. We bow our heads before your selfless, restless, dedicated service rendered for humanity, more so in this war against the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, it is fitting to honour and thank the 'Angels on earth' on May 12, International Nurses Day. . Read More

Join 360° view forum
 


Don Bosco, the lifestyle for Dr Varun Khullar
11/05/2021.  New Delhi #N.9659
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in BOSCO, DB Alumni, Disasters, Education School, Life and Health, Marginalized, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Volunteering


''When a student turns into a healer during a pandemic, the equation of life changes. Dr Varun Khullar begins his morning by feeding the needy. He is on call 24x7 for emergencies. I saw the values of our patron saint, Don Bosco, in his lifestyle and felt so proud and so safe. He taught an old English teacher that life is only about serving,'' writes Uma Nair, an English teacher at Don Bosco School, Alaknanda - New Delhi, about her student Varun Khullar. Dr Varun, MD, completed his studies at Don Bosco School, Alaknanda, in 2006. With the second wave of Covid-19 sweeping across Delhi, Dr Varun supplies food, free medicines, and oxygen concentrators for the needy and underprivileged through his NGO 'Chhoti Chhoti Khushiyan' (Little, Little Happiness). . Read More

Join 360° view forum
 


Salesian Leads Youth to be Covid Warriors in Hospitals
02/05/2021.  Bangalore #N.9654
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Life and Health, Volunteering, Youth, Youth Groups


Fr Anil D'sa, a Salesian of the Province of Bangalore and the Director of ICYM (Indian Catholic Youth Movement) Bangalore, brought together young volunteers in collaboration with the Sneha Charitable Trust (Camellian Fathers) to be Covid Warriors in hospitals in Bangalore city. Fifty volunteers, including religious brothers and sisters, are working in different batches in the hospitals.. Read More

Join 360° view forum
 


'Food to Your Doorstep' with Love; an initiative of Don Bosco BREADS
30/04/2021.  Bangalore #N.9653
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Life and Health, Marginalized, Social Ministry, Volunteering


With an unprecedented spike in corona cases in Bangalore, 'Food to Your Doorstep' an initiative by Don Bosco BREADS (Bangalore Rural Educational and Development Society) and four other non-profit organizations (The Good Quest Foundation, Project Vision, AIFO and ECHO), reaches out to Covid-infected patients under quarantine by serving vegetarian food. . Read More

Join 360° view forum
 


Catechist Giri Guru Babu Bags Eric Benjamin Award
15/03/2021.  Kolkata #N.9623
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Catechetics, Evangelization, Formation, Missions, Social Ministry, Spirituality, Volunteering


Kalimpong, 15, March 2021: Catechist Cleophas Giri, popularly known as Giri Guru Babu, received the prestigious Bishop Eric Benjamin Award 2021 from Bishop Stephen Lepcha of Darjeeling-Sikkim-Bhutan, and Patrick Sada, President of Darjeeling Diocese Catholic Association. He received the award at Mary Mother of God Church, Reli Road Kalimpong on 13, March 2021.. Read More

Join 360° view forum
 


Salesian Family Spirituality Days 2021
14/01/2021.  Mumbai #N.9570
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, Spirituality, Volunteering, Youth, Youth Groups


The Spirituality Days of the Salesian Family take place online from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 January. To date, more than 5,000 registrations have already been made among the 12 regional-linguistic coordination centers.. Read More

Join 360° view forum
 







BIS is the information service of the Salesians of Don Bosco in South Asia.
The information available on the site is posted by the online registered Salesians in the South Asia Region and are approved by their respective Province BIS Coordinators.


This site is best viewed with Mozilla Firefox and/or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 + at a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768


NEWS SEARCH
Search
Province
Classification

Are you a friend of Don Bosco?
Yes


BIS National News (991)

International (160 Items)

BIS Regional News

Bangalore (682 items)
Chennai (1234 items)
Dimapur (480 items)
Guwahati (925 items)
Hyderabad (763 items)
Kolkata (793 items)
Mumbai (1416 items)
New Delhi (363 items)
Tiruchy (621 items)
Sri Lanka (39 items)
Panjim (328 items)
International (160 items)
Shillong (316 items)

BIS Archives

2021 News
2020 News
2019 News
2018 News
2017 News
2016 News
2015 News
2014 News
2013 News
2012 News
2011 News
2010 News
2009 News
2008 News
2007 News
2006 News
2005 News
2004 News
2003 News
2002 News
2001 News




RSS Feeds RSS Feeds


Classification :
VOLUNTEERING

MOST VIEWED NEWS
Salesian Family Spirituality Days 2021
Catechist Giri Guru Babu Bags Eric Benjamin Award
Don Bosco, the lifestyle for Dr Varun Khullar
104-bed Facility at Don Bosco School Egmore for COVID Care
Alumni Association Social Network to Fight Against COVID
 

Freedom Song Competition to Celebrate 75th Independence Day
Alumni Association Social Network to Fight Against COVID
Hill NGOs Fight COVID with Wellbeing Campaign
104-bed Facility at Don Bosco School Egmore for COVID Care
`Angels` Receive Gifts from Youth Volunteers