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Red Ribbon Club of DBCMaram Takes on Peer Group
27/02/2011.  IND #N.4727
Posted by Benny James, Dimapur
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Higher , Media, Festivals, Success Story, Education School, Social Ministry, DB Alumni, Education Dept, Education

DBCMaram 26 Feb 2011 ( ): The Red Ribbon Club (RRC) of Don Bosco College undertook an outreach programme in the neighbourhood school namely Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Science, Maram on 26 February 2011. The short programme envisaged to make the students of the school aware of the evils of HIV/AIDS through skit, talk and music. The members of RRC along with Sr. Arpita Thomas SMMI, the coordinator of RRC in the college, conducted the programme in the school for the classes IX, X and XI.. Read More

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Do Students have Social Responsibility?
26/02/2011.  IND #N.4726
Posted by Benny James, Dimapur
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Higher , Media, Success Story, Education School, Social Ministry, DB Alumni, Education Dept, Education

DBCMaram 25 Feb 2011 ( ): The complete development of a student is not only in his/her physical, mental, emotional and psychological growth but also the growth of social responsibility in him/her. Today's education system is more material and knowledge based than value based. . Read More

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25/02/2011.  INT #N.4723
Posted by Thamburaj Vincent, Tiruchy
News in Life and Health

A seminar on 'Awareness on Cancer and HIV/AIDS', was organized in Don Bosco Community College, Dindigul, for the students by 'Puthiya Thalaimurai' organization. Followed by the prayer song Mr. Lenin, Dindigul District Programme Coordinator of Puthiya Thalaimurai welcomed the gathering. . Read More

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A Glorious Start at ISFFI 2011
25/02/2011.  INM #N.4722
Posted by PAKKAM Harris, Chennai
News in General

The short film extravaganza at EGA cinemas had a glorious start on the 25th of February 2011 with several dignitaries declaring open the fifth international short film festival of India. The inaugural ceremony included Mr. Elangovan, Joint Director, Department of Information, Actor Parthiban, Film Directors Agathiyan, Kathir, Praveenkanth, SS. Stanley, Abhishek, Raviraj, Rev. Fr. Mark Vellanganny, Italian delegates Aldo Villabruna and Ugo dalla Longa.. Read More

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Rector Major Leads Spiritual Retreat for South Asia
25/02/2011.  INK #N.4721
Posted by KOONAN Thomas, Bangalore
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Rector Major, The Regional, Salesian Society, Missions

The Rector Major Fr Pascual Chavez is in Bangalore since February 22, animating a spiritual retreat for the Salesians of South Asia. Among the 96 participants of the retreat are the provincials, provincial councillors and novice masters of the ten provinces of India and the vice-province of Sri Lanka, as well as members of the Secretariat of the Salesian Provincials' Conference of South Asia (SPCSA).. Read More

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24/02/2011.  INB #N.4720
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Education and Culture

Goa University Marathi Department held a two day seminar cum discussion on the Kristapurana of Fr. Thomas Stephens (1549-1619) from February 18 -19, 2011 at the Goa University Administrative Block Auditorium. It was a joint venture of Goa Vidyappeth Marathi Department and Don Bosco, Nashik. The theme of the seminar was: ''Kristapurana: Father Thomasviracit Kristapurana va tya Kavyagranthace Fr. Nelson Falcao hyani kelele Arvacinikarana - Rashtriya Carcasatra'' (Kristapurana of Father Thomas Stephens and the translation done by Fr. Nelson Falcao, sdb Volume of Poetry - A National Seminar). The University Hall was filled to capacity, which showed the great response from many intellectuals who gathered at the Goa University from far and near, and also from other Universities and Colleges. . Read More

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DBICA's Short Film Extravaganza
24/02/2011.  INM #N.4718
Posted by PAKKAM Harris, Chennai
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A short film extravaganza of international flavor is in the offing at EGA cinemas on the 25th and 26th of February 2011. The fifth edition of the International Short Film festival of India is back again in Chennai, with a spectacular collection of 60 short listed entries meticulously selected from the 552 entries that came from 42 countries.. Read More

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Merriment on the Feast Day of Don Bosco at Vidivelli - Tiruchy Province
24/02/2011.  INT #N.4717
Posted by Thamburaj Vincent, Tiruchy
News in Parish / Church, Festivals

'Don Bosco With Us' was the slogan of Vidivelli Don Bosco on 30th January, 2011, where people from ten substations gathered together to celebrate the feast of Don Bosco at Vidivelli Don Bosco, Kalavasal. Every year the Salesians in Alangulam celebrate the feast of Don Bosco at Melanmarianadu with the teachers, Salesian Cooperators, friends and well wishers. A day with Don Bosco Vidivelli was a brand new idea. This year we wanted to celebrate the feast of Don Bosco with all the parishioners. The idea was novel and was welcomed by all.. Read More

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The Diocesan Process For The Canonization Of Fr. Constantine Vendrame Concludes In Shillong
24/02/2011.  ING #N.4716
Posted by Dianetious Fernandez, Guwahati
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Parish / Church, Profiles, Success Story

On 19th February, the Diocesan Process of Inquiry into the life and virtues of Salesian Missionary Father Constantine Vendrame was brought to a conclusion in Mawlai Parish, Shillong Archdiocese. The simple yet solemn function was presided over by Archbishop Dominic Jala, sdb. Present were members of the Diocesan tribunal that conducted the inquiry. Nine representatives from the home place of Fr. Vendrame, in San Martino di Colle Umberto, Treviso brought together the Church of the Diocese of Vittorio Veneto and that of the Archdiocese of Shillong where Fr. Vendrame spent most of his missionary life. Various other persons who spoke highlighted the significance of the figure of Fr. Vendrame who was one of the most successful missionaries in the Congregation and whose holiness of life has been testified by those who knew him or eve heard of him. . Read More

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Dn. Surjit Joseph Kujur ordained Priest
22/02/2011.  IND #N.4715
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Formation, Success Story, Vocation, Salesian Society, Missions

Dn. Surjit Joseph Kujur SDB, was ordained a priest of God by Rt. Rev. Joseph Aind SDB, DD, Bishop of Dibrugarh, at Lacit Gaon, on 20 February, in the presence of 56 priests, 40 Sisters belonging to seven different congregations, 20 Brothers, and around 3000 faithful. Fr. James Poonthuruthil, Salesian Provincial, Fr. Jose Palely, Provincial Economer, and almost 40 Salesians joined the impressive, yet meaningful celebration. . Read More

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