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News 2014 November

Celebrating Children's Right To Be Heard
30/11/2014.  Hyderabad #N.7328
Posted by PALLITHANAM Thomas, Hyderabad
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Youth Groups, Projects, Youth at Risk, Education School, Marginalized, Social Ministry, Education

On 28-29 November 142 children - 57 girls and 83 boys, all members of human rights clubs - had a two day interaction with Juvenile Justice Functionaries of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh. Participating with interest and commitment in the celebration of Children's Right to be heard Programme were 15 members of Juvenile Justice Boards, Child Welfare Committees, Special Juvenile Police Units and the District Child Protection Units. Children representing 63 human rights clubs from 55 schools had many heart-warming stories to narrate of their attempts to be ''Citizens Today'' and not of tomorrow as they are traditionally told to be.. Read More

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Facebook Group Page launched to Share the joy of consecrated life
30/11/2014.  Kolkata #N.7327
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Youth, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Parish / Church, Success Story, Anniversary, Vocation, Lifestyle

. BANGALORE: ''I want to say one word to you and this word is joy. Wherever consecrated people are, there is always joy!'' Said Pope Francis in his message to the Church for the inauguration of the Year of Consecrated life. Taking a cue from the words of the Holy Father and to celebrate the year of Consecrated life in a meaningful way, Fr. TC George from Renewal Centre, Bangalore has thought up a way to share this joy among religious men and women: he and his team are using Social Media in order to spread the word as well as to share the Joy of living a life of consecreation. JOYFULLY IN JESUS is the facebook group page he has launched for this cause. . Read More

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''The Dreamer'' helps parents to know more about Don Bosco
30/11/2014.  Guwahati #N.7326
Posted by VADAKKEKARA Abhilash , Guwahati
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Youth Groups, Festivals, Education School, Anniversary, Lifestyle, Education, DB-Bicentenary

Don Bosco School Guwahati held two days' concert on 28-29 November staging a musical ''The Dreamer'', in an attempt to make the legend of Don Bosco known to the students and parents.The concert brought together about 700 students in different roles. It was a united effort of the staff and the students that made the school concert a success. ''The Dreamer'' recreates the live episodes of the great educator, founder, father and a friend of youth St. John Bosco.. Read More

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Don Bosco Yuwa Mahotsava brings together 5000 Government School Students
30/11/2014.  Guwahati #N.7325
Posted by VADAKKEKARA Abhilash , Guwahati
News in Youth, Youth at Risk, Education School, Marginalized, Justice and Human Rights, Social Ministry, ChildEducare, DB-Bicentenary

Child Friendly Guwahati (CFG) organised a day-long Yuwa Mahotsava with 5000 government school students to celebrate the Bicentenary of Don Bosco's birth and to pay homage to the Saint of the young. It was held at the Railways Protection Force (RPF playground, Bamunimaidan, New Guwahati as an effort to bring smiles to the street children of the city. . Read More

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IUS sums up Education and Social Inclusion Interventions in Venice
29/11/2014.  Kolkata #N.7324
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Education Higher , Salesian Society

. VENICE: The fourth phase of the Intercontinental Seminar on Education and Social Inclusion was concluded yesterday 28 November in Venice, Italy. The seminar was organized by IUS (Salesian University Institutions). From India the Asian coordinator, Fr. (Dr.) George Thadathil represented the Indian Salesian higher education institutes.. Read More

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Fr John Lens calls it a (good) day!
29/11/2014.  Hyderabad #N.7322
Posted by CASTILINO Vincent, Hyderabad  - 5 Comments
News in Spirituality, Salesian Family, Formation, Media, Evangelization, Success Story, Vocation, Lifestyle, Salesian Society, Obituary

'Be good and don't forget to breathe!' was the cheerful message spread around by Fr John Lens SDB of Hyderabad Province, to everyone he met all along the 93 years that he spent on this earth. Fr Lens, as fondly called by all who knew him, left for his eternal 'good' yesterday, 28 November 2014 at 11 pm. The Salesian Province of Hyderabad, along with all those dearly loved by him, will collectively pay homage to the mortal remains of this man who gave nothing but his best to God and the Salesian world, on Monday, 1 December at Don Bosco Philosophate, Karunapuram, at 2.30 pm. . Read More

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National Seminar on Re-imagining Human-Nature Relationship
27/11/2014.  Kolkata #N.7321
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Higher , Ecology, Education Dept, Education

. Siliguri: The departments of Political Science of the Salesian College Sonada and Siliguri organised a two-day national seminar ''Reimagining Human-Nature Relationship: Focusing North Bengal'', on 21-22 November at its Siliguri campus. Over thirty presentations were made during the seminar in which more than two hundred scholars and students participated. . Read More

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Administrative Inefficiency Induces Campus Politics, Research Study
26/11/2014.  Bangalore #N.7319
Posted by KOONAN Thomas, Bangalore
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Higher

Fr. Joy Ullattil SDB of the Province of Bangalore successfully defended his PhD thesis at Sacred Heart College (autonomous), Tirupattur, affiliated to Thiruvalluvar University, on 21 November 2014. The research on Campus Politics was titled as, Psycho-Social Attributes of College Students Involved in Student Unions Affiliated to Political Parties - Kerala.. Read More

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Meghalaya Youth Celebrate BCCM day in Bangalore
24/11/2014.  Kolkata #N.7317
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Youth, Spirituality, Language and Cultures, Evangelization, Social Life, Religion, Lifestyle

. BANGALORE: Over 200 young people of Meghalaya studying or working in Bangalore gathered at Don Bosco Renewal Centre in the city on 16 November to celebrate the foundation day of the Bangalore Christian Community of Meghalaya (BCCM). Praying, singing, dancing, cultural meet and cooking were the special highlights of the day. The Don Bosco Renewal Centre campus turned colourful with the youthful presence of many young boys and girls, many of whom came dressed up in their traditional attire.. Read More

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DBNJ Mela 2014 stresses on Child rights
24/11/2014.  Hyderabad #N.7316
Posted by BELLAMKONDA Anthony Sudhakar, Hyderabad
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Festivals, Social Life, Youth at Risk, Success Story, Marginalized, Justice and Human Rights, Social Development, Social Ministry, ChildEducare, Education, DB-Bicentenary

Don Bosco Nava Jeevan (DBNJ) MELA 2014 was celebrated on 23 November at Don Bosco Navajeevan Home, Bhoiguda, Hyderabad. Mr Elvis Stevenson, Honourable MLA representing Ango-Indian Community of Telangana State was the Chief Guest and Mrs Savitri Mahesh, Corporator of New Bhoiguda, was the guest of honour. Many donors and benefactors of Don Bosco Navajeevan family too joined in commemorating three major events of this year, namely the bicentenary of the Birth of Don Bosco, Crystal Anniversary of the Don Bosco Navajeevan Homes in Hyderabad and the awareness on the YaR theme for 2014: 'I have a Right to be heard'. . Read More

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