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DB Tech India Wins Rural Livelihood Award
08/01/2015.  Guwahati #N.7377
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Guwahati
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Education Higher , Media, Agencies, Projects, Festivals, Education Technical, Success Story, Marginalized, Don Bosco Tech India, Social Ministry, Skills Training


New Delhi - In the year-end event award ceremony to honour and felicitate people who have dedicated their time and energy for a higher and more inclusive growth for the country a Salesian organization won the award in the Non-Profit Rural Livelihood category.. Read More

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Life of Bl. Joseph Vaz published prior to his canonization next week
08/01/2015.  Panjim #N.7374
Posted by LOBO Joaquim, Panjim
News in Education and Culture, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Formation, Media, Evangelization, Youth Groups, Parish / Church, Success Story, Catechetics, Religion, Vocation, Missions, DB-Bicentenary


''Here I Am Lord, The Life and Mission of Jos Vaz'' is a short biography of Bl. Joseph Vaz publised by Salesian Father Banzelao Teixeira a few days prior to the canonization of the Indian Saint who was a missionary in Sri Lanka. The canonization is to take place on 14 January 2015 in Colombo, during the first visit of Pope Francis to that country. Bl. Joseph Vaz, born in Benaulim, Goa is also the patron of the Salesian Province of Panjim.. Read More

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Two Don Bosco Pupils from Northeast at Republic Day Parade
07/01/2015.  Guwahati #N.7376
Posted by VADAKKEKARA Abhilash , Guwahati
News in Youth, Language and Cultures, Youth Groups, The Regional, Success Story, Education Dept, Education


It will be a proud moment for the Salesians of Don Bosco who have contributed so much to the growth of education in North East India when two students Ankita Patowary, a third year civil engineering student of Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU), Azara and Hans Darius Nongsiej, a final semester MBA student from Don Bosco Institute of Management (DBIM), Kharghuli will be among the 100 meritorious candidates witnessing the prestigious parade at Rajpath from the Prime Minister's box on 26 January.. Read More

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Ethnique - Cultural Tourism Festival 2015 makes a splash
07/01/2015.  Kolkata #N.7375
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Youth, Language and Cultures, Media, Festivals, Ecology, Success Story, Marginalized, Social Development, Social Ministry, Self Help Groups, Volunteering, DB Alumni, Lifestyle, Art Forms


. Jorhat: The annual cultural tourism extravaganza, Ethnique, in Jorhat, Assam, came to a grand finale on 4 January, with the heart thumbing dance show by Rhythm of Dance, led by Mr. Bapi Saikia of Baghchung. Prior to the dance show was a fashion parade in both ethnic and modern outfits by the students of The Ramp Modeling Institute, put together by Mr. Pranjit Chetia. Miss Tridisha Baruah , Jorhat's own child and one of the busiest models in the entire India, walked the ramp together with Daniel Brunen of Germany for the two-rounds fashion parade. Anchoring the parade was Miss Mausuma Farheen, a JB College student. . Read More

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Wake up Kits for the Year of Consecrated Life!
05/01/2015.  Kolkata #N.7373
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Spirituality, Media, Evangelization, Parish / Church, Vocation


Following the invitation of Pope Francis, Bangalore based Salesian Father (Dr.) Gilbert Choondal, has come up with a timely tool, Wake up Kits for Indian Religious. . Read More

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Salesian Archbishop Charles Bo nominated Cardinal
04/01/2015.  Kolkata #N.7372
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Salesian Family, Evangelization, Parish / Church, Success Story, Vocation, Salesian Society


Among the twenty names of future Cardinals announced by Pope Francis this afternoon, 4 January, in Vatican at the Angelus, is also Salesian Archbishop Charles Maung Bo of Yangon, Myanmar. This is a great news for the five hundred year old Catholic Church in Myanmar, and for the Salesians as well, who have been playing a prominent role in the Catholic presence in that country. Incidentally the future Cardinal, prior to becoming a bishop was also the head of the Burmese Salesians when they were a part of the Salesian Kolkata Province in the early 80's. The pope will raise him to the dignity of the Cardinalate on February 14 at the annual consistory. He will be the first Myanmarese Cardinal. . Read More

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Bosco Peace Rally creates ripples in Thanjavur
03/01/2015.  Tiruchy #N.7371
Posted by Lawrence Britto Ashok, Tiruchy
News in Youth, Social Life, Lifestyle, Boscoree, DB-Bicentenary


Some 4000 Scouts, Guides, Scout Masters, Guides Captains, and others associated with Boscoree hailing from 20 states and 2 union territories of India, held a Peace Rally on 2 January from Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School Thanjavur to the Cathedral Church. The Thanjavur District Superintendent of Police Mr. Dharmaraj IPS inaugurated the peace rally, which commenced at 3.30 PM. The Peace Rally apparently created ripples in the Thanjavur town, with the show of colour and strength of purpose. . Read More

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Twelth Boscoree Breaks Guinness record
03/01/2015.  Tiruchy #N.7370
Posted by jayaseelan, Tiruchy  - 2 Comments
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Spirituality, Salesian Family, Youth Groups, Religion, Boscoree, DB-Bicentenary


Boscoree, the all India Don Bosco Scouts and Guides gathering this year has broken the Guinness World Record and set a new record at the Assist World Records and the Record Raisers, by having ''The Most number of People Wearing Paper Hats'' simultaneously, on 3 January, 2015 at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Thanjavur. Previously the same record was achieved an year ago with 3,045 scouts in Manfeild Park, New Zealand, on 1 January 2014. . Read More

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Educators in search of Indian-Christian educational excellence
02/01/2015.  Kolkata #N.7369
Posted by Antony EARATHARA , Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Spirituality, Education Higher , Religion, Education, DB-Bicentenary


Forty eight members of the Salesian College Sonada and Siliguri Faculty are spending three 'soul-searching' days, 2-4 January 2015, at Visva-Bharati and Shantiniketan - the abode of peace - of Tagore fame, in West Bengal. The group is accompanied and led by the Principal Fr (Prof) George Thadathil sdb, and the Vice Principal Fr George Chempakathinal.. Read More

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