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'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

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'Creative Creek 2021' Offers Creative Engagements
12/05/2021.  Chennai #N.9661
Posted by Arockiasamy Anand , Chennai
News in Art Forms, Youth, Youth Groups


As the entire world is grappling against COVID-19 and its impact on minds to in thrall to depression, Don Bosco College, Chennai and DBICA (Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts) have kick-started a summer programme, 'Creative Creek 2021,' on May 10 onwards, bringing knowledge and competence through creative engagements.. Read More

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Rector, Founder of Salesian College Youth Centre Movement Dies
12/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9660
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Lifestyle, Obituary, Profiles, Salesian Society, Success Story, Vocation


Former Rector of Salesian College Sonada Father Pietro Piemonte died on 9th May and was buried in his native town Udine in northern Italy, on 12th May 2021. He was 92 years old and 73 years a Salesian. . Read More

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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

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BOSCO Delhi Responds to COVID-19 Surging Situation
08/05/2021.  New Delhi #N.9657
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, BOSCO, Development Office, Disasters, Migrants


Delhi is in the spotlight as it struggles with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite various challenges of Covid-19, Don Bosco Organisation for Social Concern and Operation of the Salesian Province of New Delhi (BOSCO Delhi) is out there to support the Delhiites with courage and fearlessness. . Read More

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National Day of Prayer and Fasting to Rid the World of COVID-19
07/05/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9658
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Evangelization, Spirituality


The Andhra Telangana Region Catholic Religious of India, Begumpet, Hyderabad, with the rest of the country, on May 7, observed a day of prayer and fasting for healing and deliverance from the deadly virus. The religious communities of the region participated online in the prayer moment from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm. . Read More

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Don Bosco Engineering Students Develop Sanitizing Robot
07/05/2021.  Panjim #N.9656
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Education Higher , Life and Health


The final year Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering students at Don Bosco College of Engineering (DBCE) Goa, have successfully developed a sanitizing Robot prototype, which works remotely and can sanitize closed offices, open markets, public areas, hospitals and other places without the intervention of any frontline workers.. Read More

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DB4M LAUNCHES HELPLINE FOR MIGRANT WORKERS
07/05/2021.  New Delhi #N.9655
Posted by Rayappan thomas Aquinas, New Delhi
News in Disasters, Justice and Human Rights, Migrants, Salesian Family, Social Development, Social Ministry, Youth at Risk


Don Bosco for Migrants (DB4M) has launched an all-India helpline for migrant workers- 9642 372 372. The helpline was launched by Father Biju Michael, Regional Councillor of the Salesians for South Asia Region. ''We have in mind primarily our brothers and sisters who are migrant workers. But any other vulnerable or needy group can also contact us through this number. We will do the best to reach out and connect,'' said Father Tony Pellissery, Executive Director of Don Bosco National Forum for the Young at Risk, at the online launch of the all-India helpline number. . Read More

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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

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'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

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