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Life Training at DBCMaram
26/08/2011.  Dimapur #N.5403

DBCMaram 20 July 2011: Don Bosco College, Maram organized a two day's training and orientation programme for the Lecturers and the students from 18th to 19th July 2011, with the aim of equipping them with various skills needed for their teaching and learning.. Read More


Be Optimistic and Joyful Salesians' : Young Priests Meet
25/08/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5389

The Young Priests of the Salesian Province of Hyderabad had two days seminar from 22-23 August 2011 at Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad. On 22nd, the Young Priests Meet commenced with the lighting of the lamp by Rev.Fr.Raminedi Balaraju, the Provincial, Rev.Fr.Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar, the Vice-Provincial and the resource persons. In the inaugural address Fr.Provincial welcomed the young priests and exhorted them to be optimistic and joyful in all the events of our Salesian life (Art.17). Fr. Thathireddy Bhaskar introduced two days' programme to the participants.. Read More


Independence day celebrations at Punganur
25/08/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5393

''Be the change you want see in the nation'' was the theme of our independence day celebrations. Our Mother India's 65th Independence day celebrations were celebrated in a worthy manner in our school in Punganur. We commenced our celebrations at 9. 30 a.m. with the arrival of our children in the last van. It was indeed a superb celebration in the simplest place like Punganur. We had showed our love towards our mother land with various cultural events prepared by the staff and performed efficientely well by the students of our schools. . Read More


Birthday celebrations of our Father Don Bosco
25/08/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5394

Our father and founder has been remembered on the day of his birthday in our school in Punganur. As a sign of our gratitude to God for the gift of Don Bosco, we have celebrated the birthday of our Father in a very grand manner, amidst all the children and teachers of our school. At the time of the school assembly, Br Naresh Gali briefed to all the students and to the staff, the life-sketch of our father and founder Don Bosco. All the children were told to imitate our Father and Founder in educating themselves inspite of poverty and other economic hurdles. . Read More


''THIS DRASTIC PHENOMENON HAS EVEN BEGAN IN DAVANGERE TOO...''
25/08/2011.  Bangalore #N.5402

On 23rd August 2011 we received a call from the Extension police station Davangere telling us that a new born child which was abandoned was found in one of the houses in Vinobha Nagara 4th main, 4th cross, behind Yallammadevi higher primary school.. Read More


Sirsi Joins in the Celebration
24/08/2011.  Panjim #N.5385

The relics of Don Bosco left for Sirsi at 6:30 am from Fatorda, Goa. The salesians along with the past pupils once again formed a motorcade to escort the relics out of the state.. Read More


Youth Day at SJRS, Kondadaba
24/08/2011.  Hyderabad #N.5386

The annual youth meet of the year 2011 held on August 21 at St John's Regional Seminary, Kondadaba was a fitting finale for the Year of the Youth (August 21, 2010 - August 22, 2011) declared by the United Nations last year. Neatly coinciding with the World Youth Day, the youth meet witnessed 275 young people from 29 neighbouring villages and Parishes spend a day in earnest, discussing and learning some serious issues of the Indian socio-political scenario. The day was animated by Fr Pallithanam Thomas sdb and two of his staff members, Mr John and Mr Kumar, in active collaboration with the Youth Alive group. . Read More


University Launches New Degree Courses to Empower Northeast India Leaders
24/08/2011.  Guwahati #N.5387

In an effort to offer higher education in socially relevant studies accessible in northeast India the Assam Don Bosco University launched 3 new Masters level courses as well as a post graduate diploma course. The new courses introduced this year include Master of Social Work (MSW), M. Tech. in Electronics and Communication (Opto-electronics and Optical Communication) and M. Tech. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence). . Read More


Pastor after the heart of Don Bosco
24/08/2011.  Panjim #N.5388

Rt. Rev. Bishop Derek Fernandes, bishop of Karwar was personally present at the state border of Karnataka, awaiting the relics of Don Bosco to his diocese enroute to Sirsi and thereafter to Trasi and Shirva.. Read More


University Launches Social and Scientific Research in 24 Areas of 8 Disciplines
23/08/2011.  Guwahati #N.5383

GUWAHATI: The Assam Don Bosco University launched PhD (Doctoral) Programmes in 24 areas of research in 8 disciplines at a function held at its Azara Campus near Guwahati airport on 23 August 2011. The areas of current socially relevant study include Social Work and North-East India Studies, as well as scientific research in Physics, Chemical Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Forensic Science and Computer Science. . Read More


Relics in Panjim: The Setting
23/08/2011.  Panjim #N.5384

The visit of the relic in Don Bosco Panjim, the oldest salesian presence was truly a youth venture.. Read More


Strong Don Bosco Influences
22/08/2011.  Panjim #N.5374

No one can deny the immense excitement created in Goa with the visit of the relic of Don Bosco. . Read More


Blessings all the way
22/08/2011.  Panjim #N.5375

The relic set off on its journey leaving the capital city, Panjim to the port town of Vasco.. Read More


''Get to know DON BOSCO'' at WISDOM TOWN
21/08/2011.  Chennai #N.5363

Don Bosco Wisdom Town School children prepare themselves to receive the casket of Don Bosco on 26th November 2011.. Read More


THE INSPIRING THOGHTS FOR BIS CORRESPONDENTS IN DON BOSCO INSTITUTION
21/08/2011.  Chennai #N.5364

Boco Information Service(BIS) correspondents from each Don Bosco Institution attended two days of workshop in Citadel, Chennai. They were highly motivated, about the need of updating the news every day for the benefit of the whole Don Bosco Institutions. The participants reported that in those two days they had the mesmerizing experience. It was not only useful for the institution they come from but also useful for their own life.. Read More


Blood Donation Camp
21/08/2011.  Chennai #N.5366

Youngsters who belong to kilpauk vicinity have decided to donate their blood to the needy. Therefore, they gathered together in SIGA at Don Bosco Hall on 14th of July to offer their blood voluntarily and happily.. Read More


Training Programme for BIS Correspondents at Chennai
21/08/2011.  Chennai #N.5370

A two day News Reporting Workshop was conducted on August 20-21, 2011 for the BIS correspondents of the local communities in the Salesian Province of Chennai. . Read More


Gathered for a purpose
21/08/2011.  Chennai #N.5371

A group of young minds gathered this weekend for the sole purpose of becoming the ''Voice of the Voiceless'' by learning the art of reporting as BIS correspondents on 21st and 22nd of August at The Citadel, Chennai.. Read More


Princess Nora Backs Don Bosco University - Assam
21/08/2011.  Abroad #N.5373

MADRID - The Vice Chancellor of Assam Don Bosco University Dr Stephen Mavely was euphoric about a meeting with Princess Nora de Liechtenstein held in her palace in Madrid, 18 August. . Read More


''TORNATEANCHO SAIB'' (Patron of Youth) in the ''ROME of the EAST'' (GOA)
20/08/2011.  Panjim #N.5355

After the farewell Eucharist in Don Bosco Oros on August 18 2011, the Relic Casket of Don Bosco was escorted by a motorcade of 30 cars from Maharashtra to Goa. Thousands of devotees and students from Don Bosco institutions extended a warm welcome to the saint of the young. . Read More


Skill Trainers' Empowerment Programme (STEP) in Bangalore
20/08/2011.  Bangalore #N.5356

The Trainer is the corner stone of the BASE project and in order to capacitate the trainers, SKILL TRAINERS EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM (STEP 1) was held at DB Provincial House, Bangalore on August 17-18, 2011.. Read More


''Don Bosco: The Dreamer'' New Publication from Panjim-Konkan Province
20/08/2011.  Abroad #N.5357

BOSKON Communications (Communications Centre of the Panjim-Konkan Province) has published a new book. Titled ''Don Bosco-The Dreamer'' the pocket-edition is authored by Banzelao Teixeira,sdb.. Read More


South Goa Eagerly Awaits Don Bosco Relic
20/08/2011.  Abroad #N.5358

The Pilgrim Relic of St John Bosco, popularly known as Tornateancho Ixtt (meaning friend of youth in Konkani) will be arriving in South Goa to Don Bosco Fatorda on August 21, 2011. Having devotees in huge numbers from North Goa during the past few days, some of them even claiming to have received healing, the Relic will stopover at St. Andrew's Parish, Vasco on the 21st afternoon before being accorded a majestic welcome at Fatorda.. Read More


Don Bosco Relic at Oros, Sindhudurg - A Moving Experience
20/08/2011.  Abroad #N.5359

''Dark clouds hovered over the horizon in the early hours of the morning. No, Please God not today. Let there be a dry spell, said my heart as it throbbed with fear and anxiety. But, then it did rain at 8: 30am. Another 30 minutes and we would be in the procession with the relic of Don Bosco. How will this sea of people make it to the place of veneration? My heart questioned me a second time.'' Pre-Novice Vinay Ganawa from Don Bosco Udyogshala, Pinguli-Kudal recounts his experience with the Relic of Don Bosco at Sindhudurg.. Read More


RAIN OR SHINE, STUDENTS COME IN GREAT DIVINE
20/08/2011.  Panjim #N.5360

As the second day set in, the students of various schools and secondary Schools came to see the relic of Don Bosco and seek his blessings.. Read More


DBCLM Celebrates Independence Day In A Grand Manner
20/08/2011.  Bangalore #N.5401

They immediately began to march to the tune of the drums and the band set that accompanied them. In both the centres the same procedure was followed and we had a colourful celebration of the great day.. Read More


DB TECH Bosco Plus 2011
19/08/2011.  Bangalore #N.5350

The Fourth batch of the Finishing School under the BOSCO PLUS programme was officially inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Joseph Elavanal, the Executive Director of BREADS on the 16th of August, 2011 at Don Bosco Technical Institute, Hassan....