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Hyderabad Don Bosco Youth Services Launches Online Competitions for Young People
21/07/2020.  INH #N.9431
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Education and Culture, Language and Cultures, Lifestyle, Marginalized, Media, Projects, Social Ministry, Success Story, Youth, Youth at Risk, Youth Groups

The Don Bosco Youth Services (DBYS) at BIRDY-Hyderabad, launched online competitions for young people across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to unravel the world's most complex social and environmental problems during COVID-19. The new youth director, Father B Charan initiated this creative concept with timely help and coordination from the local parish and BIRDY Youth. . Read More »

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Nepal Don Bosco Schools Innovate to Educate in COVID-19 Times
20/07/2020.  INB #N.9430
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Disasters, Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education School, Marginalized, Missions, Social Ministry, Success Story

The Salesians of Don Bosco at Bharoul-Chakraghatti, East Nepal, managing 02 schools are conducting classes for 1500 students using 42 hired rooms, each called a community classroom. Every community centre with 10 students in attendance help to overcome the COVID-19 restrictions. The entire 46 member teaching faculty of both schools and the ancillary staff are ensuring the sustained consistency of this innovative educative method which started on 16 July 2020.. Read More »

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Salesian Who Brought Free Don Bosco Education to Kolkata Slums Dies
20/07/2020.  INC #N.9428
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education, Education and Culture, Marginalized, Obituary, Social Development, Social Life, Social Ministry, Youth at Risk

A pioneer educationist who brought free Don Bosco education to Kolkata's slum children Father Joseph Aymanathil, aged 73 died in a Kolkata Hospital on 19 July 2020. He was cremated on 20 July 2020.. Read More »

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BOSCOM South Asia Executive Body Google Meets
19/07/2020.  INB #N.9429
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in Language and Cultures, Lifestyle, Media, Salesian Society, Skills Training, Social Ministry, SPCSA, Success Story, Vocation, Youth Groups

The annual Don Bosco Communication [BOSCOM] South Asia Executive Body Meeting took place via Google Meet on 17 and 18 July 2020. Convened by BOSCOM South Asia Delegate Father Ernest Rosario, the participants from the 11 provinces of South Asia were privileged to be accompanied throughout by the General Councillor for Social Communications Father Gildásio Mendez dos Santos. The executive body discussed, deliberated and debated the post-pandemic way forward on the theme, 'How Can We Creatively Accompany Young People in the Virtual World'. . Read More »

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National Web Conference on 'Catholic Education in COVID Era & Beyond' by CBCI (Office for Education & Culture) & DBHEI (Don Bosco Higher Education India Network)
17/07/2020.  INM #N.9427
Posted by ROSARIO Ernest , Chennai
News in Bosco Training , ChildEducare, Curricula Development, Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education Higher , Education School, Education Technical, Marginalized, Media, Skills Training, SPCSA, Youth

The COVID-19 and national lockdown have forced the closure of schools, colleges, and universities for 120+ days with a rare chance of reopening before September 2020. It throws unprecedented challenges to the educational leaders, managers, and administrators. To address this present situation CBCI (Catholic Bishops Conference of India - Office for Education and Culture) in collaboration with DBHEI (Don Bosco Higher Education India Network) is organizing a National Web Conference with the main theme ''Catholic Education in COVID era and beyond - Challenges and Possibilities'' along with Bosco Soft Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and Airmeet (web conference platform) as technology partners and DBICA (Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts) as media partners. The five days and five themes education web conference has already neared 1000 registrations from across India.. Read More »

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Don Bosco Alaknanda Past Pupils Organise COVID-19 Facebook Live Event
16/07/2020.  INN #N.9426
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in DB Alumni, DBYES, Life and Health, Salesian Family, Success Story

Past Pupils Association of Don Bosco, Alaknanda, did the first Facebook Live event on COVID-19 with Dr. Sai Kiran Chaudhuri on Sunday 12 July, 2020. Dr. Chaudhuri, a leading Pulmonologist with 24 years of medical experience, heads the Pulmonology Department at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute.. Read More »

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300 Mumbai Salesians' PPDS Corona Warriors Feed 01 Million in 100 Days at 65 Locations
13/07/2020.  INB #N.9424
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai  - 1 Comments
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Mumbai Salesians' Dominic Savio Andheri-Mumbai Alumni [Past Pupils], scored a century [100 days] of relentless COVID-19 Food Relief, reaching out to 01 million at 65 locations in Mumbai, as part of the 'Feed My Mumbai' campaign. With the intention to ensure that no one sleeps hungry, freshly cooked nutritious meals to the disadvantaged needy were distributed by these past-pupils, volunteers and Salesians, stepping out of their homes bravely for a noble cause. The significant milestone was reached on 12 July 2020, by 300 PPDS (Past Pupils of St Dominic Savio)Corona Warriors.. Read More »

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Hyderabad Salesians Host 1st Laudato Si' Province Webinar
11/07/2020.  INH #N.9423
Posted by YERRAMANENI Baly, Hyderabad
News in Curricula Development, Disasters, Ecology, Justice and Human Rights, Lifestyle, Media, Projects, Social Life, Social Ministry, SPCSA, Spirituality

The province of St Joseph, Hyderabad hosted a webinar for all its confreres on 09 July 2020. The speaker was Father Dasari Nireekshan sdb, from the Laudato Si' commission set up by the province. He began the webinar with an introduction presenting the reason why Pope Francis chose the title ''Laudato Si' for his encyclical on environment, taking inspiration from the Canticle of the Creatures of St Francis of Assisi.. Read More »

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Salesian Schools Shine in Meghalaya School Education Board Results 2020
09/07/2020.  INS #N.9422
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
News in Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education Higher , Education School, Parish / Church, Success Story

Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) declared the results of Class 12 Vocational, Science and Commerce streams on 09 July 2020 on its official website Read More »

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Don Bosco Technical Insitute Okhla-New Delhi Crowned 'Best Vocational Training Institute' in Delhi
08/07/2020.  INN #N.9421
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
News in Agencies, BOSCO, Bosco Training , Curricula Development, Don Bosco Tech India, Education, Education Technical, Skills Training, Success Story

Don Bosco Technical Institute, Okhla, New Delhi was awarded as the 'Best Vocational Training Institute in Delhi' by Praxis Media in association with Education Connect in the prestigious National Education Excellence Awards held on 30 June 2020, to honour institutions for epitomizing strength, ingenuity, knowledge and foresight for the growth of the education sector with vision and inspiration.. Read More »

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