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Salesian Province of Bangalore Launches DREAM Project
22/11/2021.  Bangalore #N.9794
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Counselling, Development Office, Education, Life and Health, Projects, Social Development, Social Ministry, Youth, Youth at Risk, Youth Groups


To raise awareness among youngsters and children on the consequences of drug abuse and digital addiction, BREADS (Bangalore Rural Education And Development Society), the development office of the Salesian Province of Bangalore, launched the DREAM (Drug Rehabilitation Education And Mentoring) project on November 20, 2021, at Don Bosco Vaduthala, the Valdocco of Bangalore Province. The DREAM Project was inaugurated and launched by Nelson, Joint Excise Commissioner of Crime Branch, Ernakulam. FatherJose Koyickal, Provincial, Bangalore Province, released the logo. . Read More

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Himalayan Mission Centre Celebrates Christ the King
22/11/2021.  Kolkata #N.9793
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education, Evangelization, Festivals, Parish / Church, Religion, Salesian Society, Social Development, Social Ministry, Spirituality, Youth, Youth Groups


Samthar, the most recent Salesian mission in the Kalimpong hills situated some 5,250 ft above sea level in the rugged hill terrain, held the Eucharistic procession and celebrated the feast of Christ the King on November 21, 2021.. Read More

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South Asia Social communication and Mission Delegates Meet
18/11/2021.  Panjim #N.9792
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Evangelization, Missions, Salesian Society


The Social Communications and Mission Delegates of South Asia met online on November 15 and 16, 2021, to work together and communicate Jesus today through the dynamics of culture in the digital environment. The General Councillor for Social Communication, Father Gildasio Mendes and General Councillor for Salesian Missions, Father Alfred Maravilla, were present. . Read More

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High Court Judge Visits Basilica at Bandel
17/11/2021.  Kolkata #N.9791
Posted by Arvind Barnabas KHALKHO, Kolkata
News in Justice and Human Rights, Religion, Spirituality


The High Court judge of Panjab-Haryana, Sudip Ahluwalia, visited the Basilica at Bandel on November 11, making it a personal pilgrimage as a custom while he was in Kolkata High Court.. Read More

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International Webinar on Faces of Faith in Pandemic and Post-Pandemic
17/11/2021.  Kolkata #N.9790
Posted by Arvind Barnabas KHALKHO, Kolkata
News in Catechetics, Evangelization, Language and Cultures, Life and Health, Religion, Salesian Family, Spirituality


On the 25th Year of the Indian Catechetical Association, in collaboration with the sector on the Dimension of Education to Faith of the Salesian Provincial Conference of South Asia (SPCSA), a webinar on 'Faces of Faith in Pandemic and Post-Pandemic, ' went online from November 15. The international webinar has the presence of bishops, clergy, nuns and lay- faithful from several countries.. Read More

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Actualising Laudato Si Goals: Meeting of South Asia Region Eco Team
15/11/2021.  Chennai #N.9789
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Ecology, Green Alliance, Laudato si


The Eco Team of Don Bosco Green Alliance (DBGA) in South Asia met on November 9, 2021, to share the various eco practices initiated in their respective Provinces. The team comprised of the Green Animators and Province representatives for DBGA from the region. They discussed the possible ways of effective communication and coordination among the members and the DBGA central team for a convincing impact on the environment. . Read More

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PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication Awarded to Father Francis Xavier Francis
12/11/2021.  Panjim #N.9788
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Education, Salesian Society


At the recently held convocation ceremony at the Karnatak University, Dharwad, Father Francis Xavier Francis of the Salesian Province of Panjim was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. . Read More

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Salesian Parish Reaches Relief to Sundarban Village People
10/11/2021.  Kolkata #N.9787
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, Disasters, Marginalized, Parish / Church, Self Help Groups, Social Development, Social Life, Social Ministry


The Salesians and Missionaries of Charity Sisters from Boys Town Gangarampur, West Bengal, distributed relief materials at Sundarbans some 75 km from Diamond Harbour on November 8, 2021. The materials consist of rice, dal, oil, blankets and medicines given to 90 families. . Read More

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Salesian Cooperator Gets Padma Shri for Popularising Turmeric Variety
10/11/2021.  Kolkata #N.9785
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Catechetics, DB Alumni, Formation, Lifestyle, Missions, Salesian Family, Self Help Groups


Trinity Saioo of Jaintia Hills Meghalaya was conferred India's fourth-highest civilian honour, Padma Shri, by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, at a glittering function in New Delhi on November 9, 2021. The award comes her way for promoting the best variety of the Indian spice - the 'Lakadong Chyrmit' turmeric. . Read More

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Bust of Father Sngi Unveiled at Laitkor
09/11/2021.  Shillong #N.9784
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Lifestyle, Media, Missions, Salesian Society, Success Story


The St. Joseph's Socio-Cultural Organization (SSCO) at Laitkor Parish unveiled the bust of late Father Dr Sylvanus Sngi Lyngdoh, SDB, on the parish premises on November 6. Fr Sngi, a renowned Khasi priest, breathed his last on May 28, 2016. A known exorcist, missionary, author, and political and social thinker, Fr Sngi was born on January 3, 1921, in the Ri Bhoi district.. Read More

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Salesian Alumni Hold Online Spoken English Course for Indigenous Students
09/11/2021.  Dhaka #N.9783
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Volunteering


A group of alumni of Salesian College Sonada and Don Bosco University Guwahati organized a free online Spoken English course for 40 indigenous students of Bangladesh, India and Nepal from September 10, 2021.. Read More

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Salesians Create First Happy Zone Learning Space for Children in Kerala
09/11/2021.  Kottayam #N.9780
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Bosco Training , DB Alumni, Development Office, Don Bosco Plus, Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education Higher , Education School, Salesian Family


Students in Kerala went back to school on 1st November after a long spell of Covid-19 lockdown. Students of Don Bosco School in Puthuppally, near Kottayam in Kerala, were in for a surprise and thrilled at what they saw in school.. Read More

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WISE AND STRONG; A New Book for Parents and Educators Released
02/11/2021.  Tirupatur #N.9779
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Media, Parish / Church, Salesian Family


The best way to grow as wise and physically strong is to listen to God and the counsel of wise and wounded healers, said Most Rev. Lawrence Pius, Bishop of Dharmapuri, at the release of the book, Wise and Strong, written by Father John Alexander SDB. The Department of Life Education, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, India, organized the event on October 29, 2021.. Read More

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Alumni Turns Academic Project into Start-up; Invents Glass Crushing Machine
23/10/2021.  Panjim #N.9777
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Education Higher , Education Technical


Shivdas Gaad and Rajat Halarnekar, alumni of Mechanical Department, Don Bosco College of Engineering (DBCE) Fatorda, have successfully turned their academic project into a start-up, Jatvam Abhiyaantrix Private Limited, under the guidance of Professor Suraj Marathe. The start-up project, Glusher 1.0, a glass crusher, can turn glass into powder to a size ranging from microns to mm. . Read More

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14 Stations of Creation - The Way of Beauty, Based on Laudato Si
23/10/2021.  Kolkata #N.9776
Posted by Arvind Barnabas KHALKHO, Kolkata
News in Catechetics, Laudato si


Authored by Father Gilbert Choondal SDB, Director of Catechesis, Nitika Don Bosco, Kolkata, The Way of Beauty is a reflective, prayerful and practical devotional expression to bring to life the teachings of Pope Francis on Laudato Si. The fourteen Stations of Creation, following the pattern of the Stations of the Cross, are considerations on creation taken from the Old and New Testament with appropriate biblical passages followed by suitable texts from Laudato Si'. . Read More

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Father Capiaghi Memorial Football Tournament at Pallithammam
23/10/2021.  Tiruchy #N.9775
Posted by Francis Xavier Savariraj, Tiruchy
News in DBYES, Sports, Youth Groups


In memory of Father Capiaghi, a great visionary with a compassionate heart, the Don Bosco Football Academy and Don Bosco School of Merit, Bosco Maiyam, Pallithammam, organized a State Level Five-a-side Football Tournament with 76 teams on October 16 and 17, 2021.. Read More

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Skating Rally Creates Awareness on Social Justice and Climate Change
23/10/2021.  Tiruchy #N.9774
Posted by Francis Xavier Savariraj, Tiruchy
News in Ecology, Education and Culture, Education School, Green Alliance, Justice and Human Rights, Skills Training, Social Ministry


The Salesian presences of Tiruchy Province, namely Don Bosco Skating Academy, Don Bosco School of Merit, and Bosco Maiyam, Pallithammam, organized a skating rally on October 4, 2021, to create awareness on social justice and climate change.. Read More

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Kerala rains unleash havoc, deaths; KISMAT showers solace to affected
19/10/2021.  Bangalore #N.9772
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Disasters, Migrants, Volunteering


The heavy rainfall and the consequent floods have devastated the state of Kerala, claiming the lives of many and displacing thousands since last week. Rescue efforts are in full swing with the help of local administrators everywhere. The rainfall has partially subsided in central Kerala, but the threat of landslides and severe waterlogging across multiple districts persists. Kerala has seen a series of natural disasters in the past four years, causing loss of lives and property. The residents of the Kottayam district have witnessed a tragedy of such magnitude for the first time. . Read More

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You are Light, Be a Light; Uth LEAD - 2021
19/10/2021.  Bangalore #N.9771
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Youth Groups


Don Bosco Youth Services, Karnataka, organized Uth LEAD - 2021 (Youth Leadership Enhancement and Attitude Development) programme for young people on leadership at Don Bosco Education Complex, Hospet, Karnataka, on October 16 and 17, 2021, with the theme, You are Light, Be a Light.. Read More

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Week-long Work Camp for Sonada Brothers
17/10/2021.  Kolkata #N.9770
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Ecology, Formation, Green Alliance, Laudato si, Lifestyle, Social Ministry, Volunteering, Youth


A group of 20 residential student Brothers of Salesian College Sonada had a week-long work camp at Salesian College Siliguri campus. They cleared a jungle on the Siliguri campus.. Read More

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Seminar for Young Minds
14/10/2021.  Tiruchy #N.9763
Posted by Herbert Amos Gandhi, Tiruchy
News in ChildEducare, Counselling, Education, Education Dept, Education School, Mental Health, Psychology


A seminar on 'Healthy Young Minds' for the students of Don Bosco School of Excellence, Coimbatore, was held on October 1, 2021, by Dr Shilpa, a Maternal and Child Health Specialist and counsellor from Pathways Foundation. . Read More

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Don Bosco Madurai Hosts State-Level Football Tournament
12/10/2021.  Tiruchy #N.9768
Posted by M.Eugene Florence, Tiruchy
News in Sports, Youth, Youth Groups


Don Bosco Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Madurai, hosted the annual state-level Football Tournament held from October 8-10, 2021. Seventy-five teams participated in the tournament from different districts of Tamil Nadu. Father Amala Jeya Rayen, the Rector, inaugurated the Football Tournament. . Read More

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Celebrating Season of Creation at Don Bosco School of Excellence, Coimbatore
11/10/2021.  Tiruchy #N.9767
Posted by STEPHEN Ashley, Tiruchy
News in Ecology, Education, Education and Culture, Education School, Social Ministry


The creation of new dense forest in Miyawaki method to commemorate this year's Season of Creation theme, 'A Home for all? Renewing the Oikos of God, ' at Don Bosco School of Excellence, Coimbatore, the Regional Councillor of South Asia, Father Biju Michael inaugurated 'Oikos of God' (House of God) by planting trees and releasing the Don Bosco Green School Policy with Mr Sivakumar, National Leader of Green Movement. . Read More

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South Asia and EAO Publishing Houses Meet
10/10/2021.  Solomon Islands #N.9765
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Media, Social Ministry


Persons responsible for publishing houses in the South Asia and East Asia Oceania Region met online on October 7, at 8 am Rome time. The meet has helped the publishers get to know each other, understand the work done by each Salesian Publisher, synergize efforts and share resources to the advantage and benefit of all those connected with the mission.. Read More

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MADRE CHIARA CAZZUOLA, 10th Successor of Mother Mazzarello
05/10/2021.  Rome #N.9764
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional


Dearest Sisters, After a profound listening to the Holy Spirit, in an atmosphere of serenity and prayer, in these days of discernment we have experienced the power of the communion and prayer of the whole Institute. Today 5 October 2021 she said her ''yes'', available and generous to be the tenth Successor of Mother Mazzarello, as guide of the FMA Institute, MADRE CHIARA CAZZUOLA . Read More

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Bangalore Youth in SYM World Council
30/09/2021.  Kochi #N.9760
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Youth, Youth Groups


Divya S, a member of Bosco Youth Karnataka, Bangalore, is elected to the World Council of Salesian Youth Movement (SYM). She will represent the South Asia Region in SYM World Council.. Read More

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Polish Ambassador Visits Bandel Basilica
27/09/2021.  Kolkata #N.9759
Posted by Arvind Barnabas KHALKHO, Kolkata
News in Parish / Church


Polish ambassador to India, Prof. Adam Wojciech Burakowski and his 9-year-old daughter, Marta Agnieszka, made a short visit to Bandel Basilica and Don Bosco Seminary on September 26.. Read More

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Salesian College Hosts NCC Training Camp
25/09/2021.  Siliguri #N.9758
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Formation, Social Ministry, Volunteering, Youth, Youth Groups


A combined 10-day Annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) training camp for 400 NCC cadets from 10 colleges in and around Siliguri was held under the aegis of the 16th Bengal Battalion at Salesian College Siliguri from September 16-25, 2021.. Read More

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Father Gildasio Mendes Inaugurates Salesian School of Social Communication
24/09/2021.  Kochi #N.9756
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Media, Social Ministry


The General Councillor for Social Communication, Father Gildasio Mendes, inaugurated and declared open online the Salesian School of Social Communication (SSSC) on September 24, 2021. Introducing the vision and objectives of the year-long programme, Father Mendes highlighted September 24 as a historically significant day for the Salesian order. He said: ''We are commencing an important journey keeping in mind the evangelisation mission of the Church to be achieved effectively through communication.'' As emphasised by different general chapters of Salesian Congregation, he said, Communication is a priority dimension for Salesians. . Read More

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12th Verzotto Memorial Lecture at Salesian College Sonada
23/09/2021.  Kolkata #N.9755
Posted by Arvind Barnabas KHALKHO, Kolkata
News in Education, Education Higher , Media


Salesian College Sonada hosted online the 12th Verzotto Memorial Lecture on Business Journalism by Joseph Rai on 22 September, here at Kallingal Auditorium. Verzotto memorial lecture is an annual event in honour of Father Joseph Verzotto, a Salesian priest and a great philosopher who taught ethics, metaphysics, psychology, epistemology and Indian philosophy at Salesian College apart from being the college librarian, counsellor, postman, fundraiser, and a philanthropist. He was also a biographer, literary essayist, film critique, translator and religious instructor. He died in Kolkata in 2009 at the age of 82. . Read More

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Don Bosco Institute Launches First Centre of Excellence in Nepal
22/09/2021.  Kathmandu, Nepal #N.9754
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Skills Training, Social Development, Youth


Schneider Electric Foundation - the social commitment arm of Schneider Electric and Don Bosco Institute, Nepal, committed to the poor young people in the Kathmandu valley, has launched a Centre of Excellence at Lalitpur, Nepal. Honourable Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Nepal, Pampha Bhusal, inaugurated the centre with French Ambassador-designate Gilles Bourbao present. With State-of-the-art equipment and facilities, the centre will provide vocational training and skill development to around 1000 youth over the next five years in home and building installation, basic automation, home automation, safe and secure building operations, industrial installations controls and drives.. Read More

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Salesian News Asia-Pacific YouTube Version Launched
21/09/2021.  Kolkata #N.9753
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in BOSCO Out Reach, BOSCO, Don Bosco Plus, Green Alliance, Laudato si, Lifestyle, Marginalized, Media, Migrants, Missions, Social Ministry, Volunteering, Youth at Risk, Youth Groups


Salesian News Asia Pacific, which started as a podcast during the first wave of Covid-19 on May 24, 2020, has launched its first YouTube version on September 19, 2021, marking its 70th uninterrupted episode.. Read More

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Angel Fernandez Fernandez, Father of our Rector Major Passes Away
15/09/2021.  Rome #N.9752
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional


(ANS - Rome) - At 7 am today, 15 September, Angel Fernandez Fernandez, the father of our Rector Major, Fr Angel Fernandez Artime, breathed his last after a long illness. Born in Luanco, Asturias, Spain, on 12 June 1932, he passed away after 89 years of life and 61 years of marriage by the side of his mother Isabel Artime.. Read More

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Bosco Shramika Mitra, Don Bosco Navajeevan Organise Free Vaccination Drive
13/09/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9751
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Migrants, Youth at Risk


In the wake of the alarming pandemic, a free vaccination drive is materialised for the poor on September 11-12, 2021. The vaccines were administered at three places in Hyderabad: AGI Glass Factory - Motinagar, St Theresa's Church - Sanathnagar, and Don Bosco Human Resource Development Centre - Gagillapur. . Read More

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Past Pupil Wins Kerala State Women's Commission Media Award
11/09/2021.  Angadikadavu #N.9750
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in DB Alumni, Education, Education and Culture, Media, Social Life


The Kerala State Women's Commission 2020 Media Award for the Best Feature on Women is won by Sreekala MS, an alumnus of the Department of Journalism, Don Bosco College Angadikadavu. Sreekala completed her Master of Communication and Journalism course in 2016. She is currently working as a subeditor in Mathruboomi Newspaper, Thrissur, Kerala. . Read More

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Siliguri Rotaract and Lions Club Honour Salesian College
09/09/2021.  Kolkata #N.9746
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Development Office, Education Higher , Social Development, Social Life, Success Story


Marking Teachers' Day on Sunday September 5, a group of four Chartered Accountant Siliguri Rotaract members visited Salesian College Principal Father George Thadathil and offered him a bouquet of flowers and a certificate of appreciation. . Read More

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A Gift to Facilitate Sporting Spirit in Young Minds
07/09/2021.  Chennai #N.9749
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Marginalized, Volunteering, Youth


Accomplishing the words of Vern Gambetta, a conditioning coach, who said, 'Create an environment where champions are inevitable', The HCL Foundation has gifted a Hi-Tech Multi-purpose Sports Bus to Don Bosco Anbu Illam Social Service Society. The supporting act of HCL will reach the talents in the slum communities of Chennai and encourage and motivate the marginalized and underprivileged young minds in sports. . Read More

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Don Bosco Kurla Hosts Maharashtra State Skill Competition 2021
07/09/2021.  Mumbai #N.9748
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Don Bosco Tech India, Skills Training


Don Bosco Kurla hosted the Maharashtra State Skill Competition 2021 from September 3 to 5, 2021. The competitions were held to select candidates from India for the 46th WorldSkills Competition from October 12-17, 2022, in Shanghai, China. The event has provided a platform for the youth of the state to showcase their skills. Nearly 20,090 youngsters in the age group of 17-25 years registered for the event. . Read More

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Consultation for New Provincial Begins in Hyderabad Province
06/09/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9745
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Salesian Society, The Regional


The Regional Councillor for South Asia, Reverend Father Biju Michael, began the consultation for the next Provincial of St Joseph Province of Hyderabad at the Provincial House, Hyderabad. Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar, Provincial, extended a warm welcome to the Regional Councillor and Fr Felix Serrao, secretary of the Regional.. Read More

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Don Bosco Media Network Launches Cable TV Channel on First Anniversary
02/09/2021.  Shillong #N.9744
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Anniversary, Evangelization, Media, Success Story, Youth


Don Bosco Media Network, Shillong, made another beaming leap by launching its Cable TV Channel on its first anniversary. DBMN started on YouTube Channel a year ago to provide hope to society and ensure factual reporting and positivity. Father Michael Makri, Director of Don Bosco Media Network, attributed the rapid development of the DBMN to God Almighty and the unstinted support of the Salesian Congregation. . Read More

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Don Bosco Youth Organizes Sports Day for Children at Sanathnagar, Hyderabad
31/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9743
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Youth, Youth Groups


The Nation remembers Major Dhyan Chand, an Indian field hockey player, on his 116th birth anniversary, and August 29 is celebrated annually as National Sports Day in memory of him. Taking the lead from this legendry player, the youth of Sanathnagar Parish, Hyderabad, organized Sports Day for the Catechism children.. Read More

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Government of West Bengal Honours Don Bosco Mirik for Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme
23/08/2021.  Kolkata #N.9740
Posted by Arvind Barnabas KHALKHO, Kolkata
News in Education, Education and Culture, Education School


Don Bosco High School, Mirik, bagged second prize for implementing the Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme instituted by Honourable Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee. Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme provides financial assistance to girls aged 13-18 of economically backward classes to pursue higher education and stop their untimely marriage. It has been given international recognition by the United Nations Department of International Development and UNICEF. . Read More

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Salesian Presence in Digital Media; Training for Media Delegates in Tiruchy
22/08/2021.  Tiruchy #N.9742
Posted by M.Eugene Florence, Tiruchy
News in Media, Skills Training, Youth, Youth Groups


Don Bosco roamed around the streets because youngsters were there. He learnt magic because that pulled the attention of the young of his time. He learnt various trades to equip them. Today, digital media is where most youngsters habituate. Hence, it is no more an option for Salesian youth animators to be there. Knowing the importance of presence in the digital media, the Salesian Province of Tiruchy (INT) organized a day of animation for the media persons of the communities on August 21, 2021, at DB Alaihal Media, Manikandam, Tamil Nadu, the communication centre of the Province. The workshop focused on how the Salesians could be present in the digital world effectively. . Read More

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Salesians to be Harbingers of New Media: Bp Arulselvam Rayappan
22/08/2021.  Tiruchy #N.9741
Posted by Herbert Amos Gandhi, Tiruchy
News in Evangelization, Formation, Parish / Church, Religion, Spirituality, Success Story, Vocation, Youth


If Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was the voice of Catholics in America on television and radio, Bishop Arulselvam Rayappan is the voice of Catholics in Tamil Nadu on YouTube. Speaking to the Salesians working in the Diocese, the newly Ordained Bishop of Salem invited them to be harbingers of New Media. He asked them to encourage young people to use media for evangelization and catechesis. The Bishop met the Salesians working in the Diocese on August 18, 2021.. Read More

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Salesian Intervention Sees Eye Surgery Miracle After 33 Months
20/08/2021.  Kolkata, Siliguri #N.9738
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Agencies, Disasters, Life and Health, Marginalized, Projects, Success Story, Youth, Youth at Risk


''If it was not for Father U P Sebastian and Father Mathew George, and the kindness of Madam Petra, the miracle of the restoration of my eyesight would never have happened,'' said Darshan Oraon, a 21-year-old youngster after the eye surgery. Darshan hailing from Oodlabari tea gardens in North Bengal had to undergo surgery for his eye for an injury of 33 months old. His insatiable desire to learn to ride a motorbike ended in a tragedy when a speeding motorbike hit him from behind, throwing him off the road and causing severe injury to his face and eye on that ill-fated day in December 2018. . Read More

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Silver Jubilee Bells Toll at Risen Christ Church, Ponnur
18/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9739
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Evangelization, Missions


The Silver Jubilee of Risen Christ Church, Bosco Ashram, Ponnur in Andhra Pradesh, was celebrated on August 18, 2021, with a gathering of priests, religious sisters and the faithful from various sub-stations. Wrapping up the year-long celebrations, Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar, sdb, Provincial of the Salesian Province of Hyderabad, during the Eucharist, said, ''Let us keep up and be an example of our faith, handed over by our ancestors, and be true children of Christ.''. Read More

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'Go and Do Likewise'; INP Starts Provincial Chapter 2022
18/08/2021.  Panjim #N.9735
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Chapter, Salesian Society


The Salesian Province of Saint Joseph Vaz, Panjim, began its sixth Provincial Chapter 2022, 'Go and Do Likewise,' by holding its first of the three scheduled sessions via Zoom online platform on August 17, 2021.. Read More

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Skill Development Courses Unveiled at Hyderabad
17/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9734
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Skills Training, Social Development, Social Ministry, Youth


Don Bosco Human Resource Development Centre (DBHRDC), Gagillapur, inaugurated its Skill Development Courses on August 16, 2021. The centre offers three different courses like Hospitality, Tailoring and Beautician course. In keeping with the skill development initiatives in the country, DBHRDC is running training programmes for the poor and marginalized youth for their sustainable livelihood through suitable employment and micro-enterprises. . Read More

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Social Work Students Rebuild Dilapidated Library in Remote Kerala Village
17/08/2021.  Kollam #N.9733
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Education, Education and Culture, Social Development, Social Ministry


The Social Work students of Don Bosco College, Kottiyam, Kerala, with collaboration from the local village, Rosemala, on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border, rebuilt a dilapidated and abandoned library and inaugurated the facelifted library on August 15, 2021.. Read More

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Salesians Reach Out to Tribal Families on Don Bosco's Birthday
16/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9736
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Social Development, Youth, Youth at Risk


On the Birthday of Don Bosco, August 16, the Don Bosco Navajeevan administrator and the collaborators reached out to the tribal families in a remote village, Mettapalem, in Visakhapatnam and distributed provisions, masks, and awareness materials on Covid.. Read More

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A Tribute to St Joseph; INH Province Releases Book on St Joseph
16/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9732
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Religion, Spirituality


A book on ''ST JOSEPH: A father after the Father's Heart'' was released by Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar, Provincial, Salesian Province of St Joseph, on August 15, 2021, on the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and India's Independence Day, at Bosco Institute of Research and Development for Youth (BIRDY), Hyderabad, in the presence of Father Maddhichetty Noel and Father Medabalimi Balaswamy, the former provincials of Hyderabad Province.. Read More

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WHO Features Research by Salesian Higher Education Institutes
15/08/2021.  Kolkata #N.9731
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education, Education Dept, Projects, Salesian Family, Success Story


A collaborative research study conducted by Salesian College Siliguri and Salesian University Bolivia on education in pandemic times and published in the Scopus platform has featured on the World Health Organisation website. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. . Read More

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Salesian Priest Receives Certificate of Recognition at Biodiversity Awards 2021, Goa
13/08/2021.  Panjim #N.9730
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Agronomy/Agrotech, Skills Training, Social Development


The Goa State Biodiversity Board (GSBB), an autonomous body of the Government of Goa under the Department of Science, Technology and Environment, awarded the Certificate of Recognition to Father George Quadros SDB of the Salesian Province of Panjim for his contributions in the field of biodiversity at a recently held Biodiversity Awards 2021 function at Ravindra Bhavan Curchorem, Goa.. Read More

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Don Bosco Navajeevan (DBNJ) Releases Poster on Migrants at Hyderabad
11/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9729
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Migrants, Youth at Risk


An initiative of Don Bosco Organization, supported by the SPCSA and Bosconet, to work for the safety, security and well being of Migrants was started on July 01, 2021 under the banner ''Bosco Shramika Mitra'' at Don Bosco Navajeevan, Bhoiguda, Hyderabad. Recording the profile of a migrant worker and building a healthy rapport with them is the sole aim of this endeavour.. Read More

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National Youth Sunday Celebrations at Don Bosco Shrine, Hyderabad
09/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9728
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Youth, Youth Groups


Forty youngsters from Don Bosco Parish, Bandlaguda participated in the maiden National Youth Sunday celebrations at Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad, following the Covid protocols on Sunday, August 8, 2021.. Read More

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Youth Honoured on National Youth Sunday, Pledges to be Witnesses of Christ
09/08/2021.  Hyderabad #N.9727
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Youth, Youth Groups


National Youth Sunday, observed as an opportunity to recognise young people as a gift in the Church and celebrate young people and affirm their contribution to the Church and those who collaborate with them, came together in a distinctive celebration on August 8, 2021, at St Theresa's Church, Sanathnagar, Hyderabad. . Read More

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Fisherfolk Women to Drive Electric Autos; FCDP Gearing Up Cultural Shift
09/08/2021.  Kollam #N.9726
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Self Help Groups, Skills Training, Social Development


Fishermen Community Development Program (FCDP) of the Salesian Province of Bangalore has marked the beginning of yet another phase of its creative community involvement with the inauguration and the first phase of its distribution of electric autos to women on August 4, 2021, in Kollam, Kerala. FCDP is a voluntary organization founded in 1979, under the guidance and leadership of the Salesians of Don Bosco, Bangalore Province, for the integral development of all fisherfolk living in the coastal area of Kollam (Quilon). . Read More

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Young People Invited to Hope and Serve Humanity
09/08/2021.  Bangalore #N.9725
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Parish / Church, Youth, Youth Groups


As the Church in India celebrated the National Youth Sunday on August 8, new members were inducted into the youth group of Don Bosco Church Lingarajapuram, Bangalore. Forty-three youngsters took membership in the youth group of the parish. . Read More

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Salesian Sister's Alumna Wins Olympic Bronze for Badminton
06/08/2021.  Kolkata #N.9724
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in DB Alumni, Education and Culture, Formation, Lifestyle, Profiles, Salesian Family, Skills Training, Social Ministry, Youth


Reigning world champion P V Sindhu on Sunday (1st August 2021) became the second Indian and the country's first woman to win two Olympic medals, securing a bronze after a straight-game win over world No 9 He Bing Jiao of China in the badminton women's singles third-place play-off held in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.. Read More

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PALS Come Together Amid Unrelenting Pandemic
02/08/2021.  Bangalore #N.9722
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Youth, Youth Groups


The youth animators, leaders and Salesians of the state of Karnataka gathered for two days in the Salesian Provincial House, Bangalore, celebrating PALS-2021 (Programme for Animators, Leaders and Salesians) even amid the unrelenting pandemic. The two-day programme, slated for July 31 and August 1, had 52 youth leaders and 18 animators and Salesians (SDBs and FMAs) from 20 centres of Bosco Youth. The regional youth director, Father William D'souza SDB, facilitated the programme. . Read More

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Former Provincial of INM, Fr Vincent Durairaj Passes Away
01/08/2021.  Chennai #N.9721
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Salesian Family, Salesian Society, SPCSA, The Regional


Father Vincent Durairaj, the former Provincial of Salesian Province of Chennai (INM), succumbed to Covid-19 related ailments at Kaveri Hospital, Chennai, on Saturday evening. He was 84 years old.. Read More

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College Students Felicitate City Cleaning Staff
28/07/2021.  Angadikadavu #N.9719
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Education Higher , Marginalized


Emulating the human values of the Former and Late President of India, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, on his sixth death anniversary, the students of Don Bosco Arts & Science College, Angadikadavu, felicitated four city cleaning staff of Iritty Municipality. . Read More

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Anbu Illam Sponsored Students in Tamil Nadu Cricket Team
28/07/2021.  Chennai #N.9718
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Marginalized, Skills Training, Social Development, Sports


The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has selected three students who are members of a sports training programme by Don Bosco Anbu Illam, the Social Service Society of the Salesian Province of Chennai, and the HCL Foundation, for special training. TNCA has chosen Jeni Plautila for U19 bowling and all-rounder, Madhumitha for U23 batting/all-rounder, both from Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Avadi, Chennai and Karthika for U19 bowling/all-rounder from Police Boys & Girls Club, Kannagi Nagar.. Read More

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Welfare Scheme for Covid Orphans
28/07/2021.  Tirupattur #N.9717
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in ChildEducare, Education, Education School


In a gesture of compassion, the staff and the Salesian community of Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur donated Rupees 10 Lakhs towards the welfare and education of four girls who lost their parents to COVID-19 pandemic. . Read More

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AIDA Dimapur and SBI Sanjeevani Provides Free Medical Care in Rural Areas
26/07/2021.  Dimapur #N.9716
Posted by Madathiparambil Jose Thomas, Dimapur
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, Development Office, Disasters, Justice and Human Rights, Life and Health, Marginalized, Media, Missions, Procure, Projects, Salesian Family, Self Help Groups, Social Development, Social Life, Social Ministry, Success Story, The Regional


AIDA Dimapur and SBI Sanjeevani, a Mobile Medical Van which was launched on July 1, has visited nine villages and provided free check-up and medicine from July 12 - 24. . Read More

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Passion for Christ-Content to Drive Media Involvement; BOSCOM Exec. Meet
19/07/2021.  Bangalore #N.9714
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Media, SPCSA


While appreciating the infrastructure, personnel and possession of best equipment, Father Stanley Kozhichira, President, SIGNIS INDIA, said passion for Christ-content should drive all media involvement. He was at the BOSCOM South Asia Annual Executive Body Meeting 2021-22 held online on July 16 and 17. . Read More

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Father Don Bosco Lourdusamy Inducted Member of Minority Commission
19/07/2021.  Chennai #N.9713
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Appointments, Marginalized, Social Development, Social Ministry, Success Story


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has inducted Father Don Bosco Lourdusamy, Vice Provincial of Salesian Province of Chennai (INM), as a member of the State Minority Commission in official communication on Tuesday.. Read More

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Don Bosco Past Pupil Wins Kendra Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar
17/07/2021.  Bangalore #N.9712
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Education Higher , Media, Success Story


Malayalam Short Story writer and a Past Pupil of Don Bosco Arts & Science College Angadikadavu, Kerala, Abin Joseph, has been selected for this year's Kendra Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar. Abin's short story collection, ''Kalliassery Thesis'', won the prestigious award. ''Kalliassery Thesis'' is a collection of eight short stories. The award consists of 50,000 in cash and a plaque. . Read More

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Salesian Appointed Member of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
16/07/2021.  Chennai #N.9711
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Appointments, Social Development, Success Story


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has appointed Father Raj Mariasusai as a member of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. Father Mariasusai, by this order of the Governor, has become a member of a Constitutional Commission mandated by the Indian Constitutions and has executive powers.. Read More

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DBCE Signs MoU, Strengthens Industry-Academic Relationships
12/07/2021.  Panjim #N.9710
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Education, Education Higher , Education Technical, Skills Training


The Department of Civil Engineering at Don Bosco College of Engineering (DBCE), Fatorda, signed an MoU with Public Works Department, Goa, to strengthen the Industry-Academic relationships and thus mutually benefit the stakeholders.. Read More

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