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Youth Rally for Ecology at Kuda Village, Dimapur
02/10/2012.  Dimapur #N.6056
Posted by DEVASSY PALATTY, Dimapur
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The Annual Youth Meet 2012 of Kuda took place at Salesian College, Kuda Village (Dimapur) on 30th September drawing a large number of youngsters for fun, festivity, friendship and formation. The fiesta commenced at 9.15 A.M., inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Nestor Guria, Salesian Provincial, Dimapur. The theme of the Youth Fest this year was unique, being ''Youth for Ecology''.. Read More

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Installation of the 6th Provincial of Dimapur Salesian Province
16/08/2012.  Dimapur #N.5971
Posted by MAIPPAN Paul, Dimapur
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The 7th August 2012, was a historical event in the Annals of the Francis de Sales Province of Salesians, Dimapur as Rev. Fr. Nestor Guria took up the reign as the 6th Provincial. He was installed during the Holy Eucharistic celebration by Most. Rev. Fr. Kanaga Maria Arokiam, the Salesian Regional superior of South Asia. . Read More

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Fr Nestor Guria - 6th Provincial of Dimapur
17/06/2012.  Dimapur #N.5893
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Fr Nestor Guria has been appointed as the sixth Provincial of the Province of St Francis De Sales, Dimapur, by Fr. Pascual Chavez, Rector Major of the Society of St. Francis De Sales. . Read More

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6th Annual MISING Summit at Jorhat organised by I-CARD
22/04/2012.  Dimapur #N.5838
Posted by Pottenplackal Sony, Dimapur
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Life Plus - Jorhat, came alive on April 21, 2012, as 146 young people from eight districts of Assam and three districts of Arunachal Pradesh gathered for the 6th Annual Young Mising Association Summit. Dr. L. K. Hazarika-Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat was the Chief Guest for the inauguration. . Read More

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Fr. Scaria Nedumala laid to rest
18/03/2012.  Dimapur #N.5801
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Fr. Scaria Nedumala, who passed away on March 15, at Imphal, was laid to rest at the Salesian Cemetery at Salesian College, Dimapur, on March 17, 2012. A large gathering of priests, religious, lay faithful, Family members, relatives and friends bid him a tearful farewell. . Read More

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Fr. Scaria Nedumala passes away at Imphal
15/03/2012.  Dimapur #N.5797
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Fr. Scaria Nedumala, former Provincial of Dimapur Province passed away at Imphal at 3.40 am, on March 15,following a cardiac arrest. He was 73.. Read More

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Pastoral Communications Leadership workshop for priests and religious
11/03/2012.  Dimapur #N.5792
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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A three-day workshop ''Living, Learning and Leading in the Digital Age: Training in Pastoral Communications for Priests and Religious'' was held for participants from North East India, at Pastoral Centre, Tezpur from March 6-10, 2012. . Read More

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DoNER Minister graces workshop on the use of modern teaching aids
15/02/2012.  Dimapur #N.5769
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, in collaboration with HCL Info Systems organized a day-long workshop on the utility and necessity of using modern teaching aids in schools and colleges. The workshop, held at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Dibrugarh, was attended by over 75 Principals and Headmasters from the districts of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia in Upper Assam. Prof. Ashok Kumar Dutta Director of Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, delivered the key-note address. Mr. Gopala Krishnan, General Manager of HCL Learning conducted the workshop highlighting the importance and usefulness of 'digischool'. . Read More

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Rua Home, Jorhat felicitates new priests of Dimapur Province
07/02/2012.  Dimapur #N.5764
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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On February 06, 2012, the eight new Priests of Dimapur Province - the highest so far in recent years - were felicitated at Rua Home, Jorhat, the aspirantate of the Province. The ones felicitated were Frs. Rang Anthony, Jose Thomas, Linson Louis, Jossy Mathew, Hans Igness, Hingba Michael, Rajeesh Devasia and Rajesh Tirkey as well as Frs. Saju Puthussery, Rubin Panthackal and Lijo Kalambadan of Bnagalore Province. Fr. Anthony James of Bangalore Province, having missionary experience at Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh, could not attend the programme.. Read More

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Two new priests for IND; both Marams of Manipur
30/01/2012.  Dimapur #N.5739
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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It was a moment of grace, blessing and celebration for the Marams of Manipur, as Deacon Hingba Michael from New Maram and Deacon Anthony Rang from Maram Khullen, the biggest and ancestral village of the Marams, were ordained priests of God by Archbihsop Dominic Lumon of Imphal on January 29, 2012 at St. John Bosco Parish, Maram.. Read More

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Deacon Igness Hans (IND) ordained priest
16/01/2012.  Dimapur #N.5725
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The first and the only Salesian of Dimapur Province for 2011-2012, from Assam, was ordained a priest of God, on January 15, at Catholic Church, Margherita, by Rt. Rev. Joseph Aind, SDB, DD, Bishop of Dibrugarh. . Read More

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Ethnique12-Cultural Tourism Festival at Jorhat focuses on Mising Tribe
16/01/2012.  Dimapur #N.5724
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The festival that kicked off at 5.00 pm on January 06, 2012, at Life Plus, Jorhat, was unique in every way. It was termed Ethnique12, a cultural tourism festival, focusing on the life and culture of the Mising tribal community. This was the first edition of Jorhat's Own Annual Tourism festival, inaugurated by the Superintendent of Police, Dr. Sanjukta Parasor, IPS, of Jorhat. . Read More

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Don Bosco statue installed in Dimapur town
03/12/2011.  Dimapur #N.5686
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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On December 03, the statue of Don Bosco was unveiled and installed at Walford, Dimapur, by Shri. T.R. Zeliang, Hon'ble Minister for Planning & Co-ordination, Evaluation, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry and Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of Nagaland, to commemorate the visit of the Relic of Don Bosco to Dimapur Province. An august assembly of 400, consisting state and district dignitaries, priests and religious, DB Alumni, students and special invitees witnessed and participated on the occasion. It was blessed by Rev. Fr. James Poonthuruthil, Salesian Provincial, Dimapur. . Read More

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Dimapur Don Bosco Alumni Annual Gathering
03/12/2011.  Dimapur #N.5685
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The Don Bosco Alumni Dimapur Provincial Federation, held its third Annual Day on December 03, 2011 at Don Bosco Provincial House, Dimapur, in the presence of Noel Maddhichetty, National Delegate of Don Bosco Alumni, Shri. Rajiv Tikmani, National President of Don Bosco Alumni and Shri, Rajesh Gupta, World Confederal Member and former President of DB Alumni India.. Read More

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Fr Klement Vaclav, Councillor for Missions visits Dimapur Missions
29/11/2011.  Dimapur #N.5678
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Fr. Klement Vaclav, Councillor for the Missions visited the Province of Dimapur from November 16-21, 2011. His focus was the Arunachal Missions, since in his earlier visit it was not materialized. On his arrival, 16 November, he was first taken to Don Bosco School, Borduria, where he was accorded a warm welcome by the boarding children, co-operators and the parishioners. Early in the morning of 17 November, Fr. Joseph Thottappallil, drove Fr. Vaclav and those accompanying him viz., Fr. Jose Pallely, Fr. Mathew Tharakan and Fr. Anto Tharakan to Ottongkhowa, where a school is under construction. Though the road seemed rough, wild and dusty, they were gladdened by the smiling welcome they received from the children as well as the people. After the Breakfast and a little felicitation, the visitor had a look at the construction going on. Presently the school is being looked after the Disciple Sisters and teachers under the guidance of Fr. Joseph Thottappallil. . Read More

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Journalism for Social Action - a workshop in Dimapur
27/11/2011.  Dimapur #N.5673
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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A week long workshop was organized on Journalism for Social Action at Salesian College of Higher Education, Dimapur, for the 44 outgoing students of the college, with the aim of bringing awareness of the impact of media in society and how media can be an effective and powerful tool for bringing about reform and development in the society. . Read More

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Assam Agricultural University Vice Chancellor visits I-CARD, Jorhat
19/11/2011.  Dimapur #N.5663
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Dr. K. M. Bujarbaruah, honourable Vice Chancellor of Assam Agricultural University (AAU), Jorhat, together with Smti Krishna Gohain, the Registrar, visited the Institute for Culture And Rural Development (I-CARD) campus on 13th November, 2011. They were accompanied by Dr. Konwar from North East Institute of Science And Technology (NEIST), Jorhat. The purpose of the visit was to acquaint themselves with the activities of I-CARD. . Read More

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Mising socio-cultural seminar focuses on internal transformation
08/11/2011.  Dimapur #N.5612
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The 13th annual socio-cultural seminar for Misings started off at Life Plus, Jorhat, on October 28, 2011, at 6.00 pm. The annual seminar is an effort at internal transformation by the Institution for Culture And Rural development (I-CARD) based at Jorhat. . Read More

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Jorhat Aspirantate (IND) turns 25
31/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5570
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Rua Home, Jorhat, the aspirantate of the Province of Dimapur, celebrated the Silver Jubilee of its establishment on October 29, 2011.. Read More

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First Parish among the Misings celebrates Silver Jubilee
25/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5551
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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St. Thomas Parish, Sadiya, one of the first parishes among the Misings, celebrated the Silver Jubilee of its establishment on 22 - 23 October with over 1000 faithful gathered for the celebration. The Misings, once known as 'Miris', the second largest tribe in Assam, are of Mongoloid origin. Originally from North-west China, they came down to Arunachal Pradesh centuries ago and occupied the mountain ranges lying between the Subansiri and the Siang districts of Arunachal Pradesh - . Read More

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Drama on Witchcraft by Tribal Youth in Assam
18/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5524
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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On October 10, 2011 I-CARD (Institution for Culture and Rural Development)organized a drama entitled 'Daini' meaning Witch, at Eporia M.E school, Dergaon of Golaghat District in Assam. The program, was based on the issue of witchcraft, a burning problem in the villages across Assam. . Read More

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Former dropouts, future leaders of Mising Tribe venture on a Cultural Exchange Programme
11/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5509
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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From 2 - 5 October, the dropouts being trained at, Karsang Takar, Sadiya, Assam, to become leaders of the Mising tribal community, boarded the newly acquired 'Morning Star' bus on their way to other parts of the Northeast - the 24 seat Marco Polo, Star Bus, a gift of MIVA, Austria, to I-CARD for its rural development programmes.. Read More

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Vocation Camp held at DBS, Dibrugarh
11/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5508
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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A three day intensive vocation camp was organised at Don Bosco, Dibrugarh from 2-6 October, to select candidates for Don Bosco Apostolic School, Dibrugarh. 72 boys, from 21 parishes of 4 Dioceses of the North East participated.. Read More

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Dimapur celebrates Provincial Community Day
09/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5503
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The annual meeting of the Rectors and Leaders of communities culminated in the celebration of the Provincial Community day on October 07, 2011 at Don Bosco Provincial House, Dimapur. The Provincial and his Council, Rectors and Leaders of communities, brothers from Salesian college and other confreres from in around Dimapur were present for the celebration. It is important to note that three former provincials were also present viz., Fr. Mathew Pulingathil, pioneer provincial, Fr. Varghese Palathingal and Fr. M.P. Thomas. . Read More

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Animation and governance meeting for Rectors and In-charges in Dimapur
09/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5502
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The annual meeting of Rectors and Leaders of communities was held on October 07, 2011 at Don Bosco Provincial House, Dimapur.There were 45 participants for the event. . Read More

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DB Alumni meet at St.Thomas School, Sadiya
09/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5501
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The first ever Don Bosco Alumni Meet of St. Thomas High School, Sadiya was organized on October 03, with much fervour and gaiety in the school premises. The event brought together around 150 past students school and a large number of present students, parents and teachers.. Read More

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Dimapur Jubilarians felicitated
08/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5500
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The jubilarians of the Salesian Province of Dimapur were felicitated at Salesian College, Dimapur, on October 08, 2011. 200 invitees graced the occasion.. Read More

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Nagaland Assembly Speaker graces Silver Jubilee celebrations of DBS, Zubza
07/10/2011.  Dimapur #N.5499
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Shri. Kiyaneilie Peseyie, Hon'ble Speaker of Nagaland Legislative Assembly, graced the silver jubilee celebrations of Don Bosco School, Zubza, on 4 October. . Read More

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Jubilee Felicitation for Fr Maria Arokiam Kanaga in Dimapur
27/09/2011.  Dimapur #N.5467
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The Salesian Family of Dimapur Province, in a simple yet meaningful celebration, felicitated Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga, on the occasion of his Silver Jubilee of priestly ordination on September 26, 2011 at Don Bosco Provincial House, Dimapur. . Read More

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Assam Agricultural University Trains School Dropouts
27/09/2011.  Dimapur #N.5466
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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From the 8 - 14 September, the Institution for Culture And Rural Development (I-CARD) was venue to a training programme assisted by the Assam Agricultural University (AAU), Jorhat. The programme was called Farmers Training on Efficient Water Management for Improved Agricultural Production Twenty eight professors from Assam Agricultural University took their turns from 10 a.m. to 4.30 pm on issues related to water and agriculture. The 100 participants were all school dropouts, actively engaged in agriculture related practices. They hailed from the remote villages of 8 districts in Assam and 3 districts in Arunachal Pradesh. . Read More

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Seminar on Youth Deviance organized
09/08/2011.  Dimapur #N.5297
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The Sociology Department of Salesian College of Higher Education, Dimapur, organized a Seminar on ''Youth Deviance'' under the guide of Lecturer Ms. Juliana Tabuana, the head of the Department, on 6 August. . Read More

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Fr.Nathaniel Topno SDB laid to Rest
31/07/2011.  Dimapur #N.5253
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The mortal remains of Fr. Nathaniel Topno was laid to rest at Salesian College, cemetery, on 29 July. The requiem mass was presided over by Rt. Rev. Bishop Akasius Toppo, Bishop of Tezpur, assisted by Bishop Emeritus Robert Kerketta, of Tezpur, and joined by Fr. James Poonthuruthil, Provincial of Dimapur, Fr. Etherbert Minj, Vice-Provincial of Guwahati and 65 priests along with many Brothers, Sisters, faithful, family members and relatives of the departed soul. . Read More

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Fr. Nathaniel Topno passes away at 68
28/07/2011.  Dimapur #N.5237
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Fr. Nathaniel Topno, of Don Bosco School, Dibrugarh, passed away at around 4.30 am on 28 July, at Catholic Hospital, Borgaon. He was 68. The Funeral will be on 29 July 2011 at Salesain College, Dimapur at 10 am.. Read More

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DBYA South Asian Delegate animates IND Young Priests
12/07/2011.  Dimapur #N.5184
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Altogether 16 priests of the Proivnce of Dimapur gathered for the Annual Young Priests Meet, at Don Bosco Provincial House, Dimapur, on 10 July. Fr. Maria Charles, South Asian Delegate for DBYA, and South Asian Coordinator for Education and Culture, Secretary - AIDBES, animated the 16 youthful, enthusiastic and energetic priests. . Read More

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IND Salesians trained in Tally ERP 9
11/07/2011.  Dimapur #N.5180
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The two training programmes in Tally ERP 9, organized under the aegis of Don Bosco Provincial House, Diampur, saw the participation of almost 40 Salesians of the Province. The first training was conducted from 30 June - 3 July, and the second from 6 - 9 July. The resource person of the programme was Mr. Narayan, an accomplished Tally professional cum animator, from B. E. Solutions Pvt. Limited, Bangalore. He was assisted by three assistants from the city of Dimapur itself. . Read More

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Seminar on Dialogue as a Way of Life
10/07/2011.  Dimapur #N.5179
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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A Seminar on the theme ''Raimundo Panikkar: Dailogue as a Way of Life,'' was organized by the Department of Philosphy, at Salesian College of Higher Edcuation, Dimapur. The Chief speaker and moderator for the occasion was Fr. George Panthanmackel, MSMFS, principal of Suvidya College, Bangalore. . Read More

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Scripture Based Seminar on Parish Ministry
28/06/2011.  Dimapur #N.5142
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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A one-day seminar on Parish Ministry, was organized at Don Bosco Provincial House, Dimapur, on 28 June, for priests actively involved in Pastoral Ministry in the region with the aim of equipping them with fresh knowledge and skill, and rejuvenate them to carry out their ministry in an effective manner. . Read More

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Tribal Youth Leaders' meet 2011
14/06/2011.  Dimapur #N.5089
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Altogether, 66 presidents and secretaries of ''Young Misings'' (YM), gathered at Life Plus, Jorhat, from 7 - 10 June 2011, for their annual meeting. Fr. Thomas Kalapurackal, Director of the Institution for Culture And Rural Development (I-CARD) presided over the inaugural session. Sir Nava Doley welcomed the participants, and helped organize the youth for discussions and other activities. In his introduction, K.A. Thomas SDB challenged the young people to ask themselves such questions as: ''For whom do you raise your hand? What do you speak up for? Whom do you stand up for?'' ''The voice of the young must be heard. Their problems must be addressed'' he added. . Read More

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Catholic Church, Tangla welcomes Don Bosco
29/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4990
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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On its way to Catholic Church, Tangla, it had an hour halt at Catholic Church, Dekhiajuli, where it was honoured by three thousand people and at Udalguri, where four thousand people paid homage to him. . Read More

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Don Bosco's Cathedral welcomes the Relic
29/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4989
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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In the third leg of its visit to Guwhati Province, Don Bosco's relic came to Tezpur cathedral, the only cathedral dedicated to St. John Bosco, in the North East. On its arrival, on 27 May, morning, it was solemnly welcomed by a crowd of traditional dancers and around eight thousand people. . Read More

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Diphu Accords Grand Reception to Don Bosco
25/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4976
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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After having made a tour of the Province of Dimapur, from 29 April to 24 May, the casket left for Diphu on 25 May, the first stoppage in its tour of the Province of Guwhati. . Read More

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Don Bosco Casket Leaves Dimapur
25/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4975
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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After having visit travelled the length and breadth of the Province of Dimapur, the casket of Don Bosco left for Diphu, in Guwahati Province, on 25 May, the first stoppage in its tour of the province. . Read More

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Don Bosco - Rallying Point for IND Salesian Family
25/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4972
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The Province of Dimapur had the rarest of privileges and honour to celebrate the Salesian family day with the father of the entire family, Don Bosco, on 24 May, at Don Bosco Provincial House, Dimapur. The members included - SDBs, FMAs, MSMHCs, Cooperators and Past Pupils. . Read More

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Don Bosco's Gift to Dimapur
25/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4971
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The Relic of Don Bosco gave parting gifts to the Salesian Province of Dimapur, with one cleric making his perpetual profession and twelve making their first commitment, on 24 May at Don Bosco Provincial House, Dimapur. These thirteen young men had certainly, the rarest of the privileges, of making their commitment in front of their father and founder himself and it was the best gift that the province could give to Don Bosco. Thirteen Salesian co-operators also renewed their commitment to continue the mission of Don Bosco. . Read More

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Renewal of Commitment in the Presence of the Relic
23/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4970
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It was a rare privilege for the seventeen clerics who renewed their commitment to stay with Don Bosco, on 23 May, in the presence of the Relic, at Salesian College, Dimapur. The solemn Eucharist was presided over by Fr. James Poonthuruthil-Provincial, joined by Fr. Nestor Guria- Vice Provincial, Fr. Jose Palely-Economer, eighteen other priests and around two hundred faithful. . Read More

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Dimapur District Administration Approves Installation of Don Bosco Statue
23/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4969
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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It was a moment of great jubilation, when Shri, Moangwati Aier, IAS, Deputy Commisssioner of Dimapur, announced the approval of the District Administration for the installation of a life-size statue of Don Bosco in Dimapur at Walford area. . Read More

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Dimapur Catholic Community Pays Homage to Don Bosco
23/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4968
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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More than two thousand faithful of Holy Cross Parish, Dimapur, an institution, where Salesians worked in its initial stages, accorded a grand traditional and colourful welcome to the casket of Don Bosco on 22 May. In the morning of 22 May, the casket also made a brief visit to Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, at 3rd Mile, Dimapur, where it was honoured by the students and neighbours of the institution. . Read More

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Dimapur welcomes Don Bosco's Relic
22/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4966
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The much awaited sacred relic of Don Bosco arrived in Dimapur on 21 May. Hundreds of people gathered at the Nagaland gate to receive the relic of the most popular saint of the region. As a sign of welcome, Shri Maongwati Aier, Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur, Shri Zekotso Mero, Superintendent of Police, Dimapur, Shri Nikasha Sema, CEO, District Municipal Corporation and also the Provincial of Dimapur, Fr. James Poonthuruthil, placed bouquets of flower on the casket. . Read More

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Twenty Thousand Pay Homage to Don Bosco
21/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4963
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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It was just incredible that Don Bosco could pull such a crowd even in death. Without exaggeration, more than twenty thousand people paid homage to Don Bosco at Catholic Church, Golaghat from 19 - 21 May. It demonstrated the power of Don Bosco while showcasing the love that people have for the father of the young. . Read More

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Cradle of Early Arunachal Missions receives Don Bosco
20/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4960
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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St. Xavier's School, Harmutty, a name synonymous with Christianity in Arunachal Pradesh, an institution which has prepared hundreds of young early missionaries and evangelizers for Arunachal Pradesh, especially for the West, in the years when Christianity was forbidden in the state, received Don Bosco on May 18, 2011. The motorcade, comprising fifty parish and school youth shouting slogans from Laluk, about 5kms from the centre, was a stupendous scene to behold on the breezy evening of May 18.. Read More

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Don Bosco visits the remotest Salesian presence in Arunachal
19/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4958
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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It was a historic visit of Don Bosco to Don Bosco school, Pallin, in Kurung Kumey District of West Arunachal Pradesh, the farthest Salesian presence in West Arunachal Pradesh on 17 May. It looked as if Don Bosco himself had come to console the Salesians and the people after the tragic event of February 2010, which quite disturbed the province and the work in the centre, where the Salesians were falsely accused of setting fire to a hostel which claimed the lives of seven children and injured many. It was indeed a reassuring moment both for the confreres the people, in whom the memories of the event are still fresh. Don Bosco had come to bring peace and solace. . Read More

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Home Minister, Arunachal Pradesh, pays homage to Don Bosco
15/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4952
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Shri Tokodabi, Home Minister, Arunachal Pradesh, graced the public homage cum felicitation programme for the casket of Don Bosco, organized by St. Mary's Church, Itanagar, on 15 May. . Read More

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Itanagar gives a rousing welcome to Don Bosco
15/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4950
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, the land of variegated tribes and colours, a land known for its natural beauty, a land which recently was in the news headlines because of the tragic copter crash in the Tawang hills, which claimed the life of its leader and chief minister, Mr. Dorji Khandu, gave a rousing welcome to the casket of Don Bosco. . Read More

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DBC Maram Welcomes Don Bosco
03/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4903
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Don Bosco College-Maram, the only college managed by the Salesians in Manipur, solemnly welcomed the father and friend of youth, Don Bosco. Students dressed up as Don Bosco, Salesians and members of the Salesian family,waited at Lairouching, about 5 kms from the college campus, to acompany the relic in a solemn procession, with slogans and songs. . Read More

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Don Bosco Relic Officially Welcomed at Imphal
01/05/2011.  Dimapur #N.4901
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The casket of Don Bosco was given the official welcome to the Province of Dimapur on 1 May at Imphal, in the state of Manipur. The Alumni and friends of Don Bosco along with confreres were waiting at Keithelmanbi about 15 kms away from Imphal to bring in procession with motorcade. It was a solemn entry to the capital city from the hills of Manipur. Announcements in local languages explaining the importance of the rally made the public participate in the solemn welcome. The people welcomed Don Bosco, the father and friend of the young amidst band, dances and songs. . Read More

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Don Bosco Arrives in Imphal
30/04/2011.  Dimapur #N.4896
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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The eagerly awaited casket containing the holy relic of Saint John Bosco arrived late afternoon at Imphal Airport on 29 April, 2011. Hundreds of children, past pupils, well wishers and Salesians welcomed the casket containing the relic and brought it ceremoniously accompanied by an exuberant band to the Little Flower School. . Read More

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Vedruna Bhavan -Haven for Tribal Girls
09/04/2011.  Dimapur #N.4868
Posted by Benny James, Dimapur
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The foundation stone of Vedruna Bhavan was blessed on April 05, 2011 at Don Bosco College Maram, in the presence of clergy, religious, local leaders and students. . Read More

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Short Film on Don Bosco Planned
09/04/2011.  Dimapur #N.4867
Posted by Benny James, Dimapur
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The final year students of Don Bosco College, Maram have initiated a plan to produce a short film on the life of Don Bosco. The 30-minute film is to feature the best actors of the College and is intended as a tribute to the 'father and friend of the young' whose bicentennial birth anniversary occurs in 2015. . Read More

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Training in Pastoral Communications
02/04/2011.  Dimapur #N.4846
Posted by Tarcisius Toppo, Dimapur
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Living, Learning and Leading in the Digital Age - a three day pastoral communications training workshop was organised at Mount Tabor Retreat House, Kohima. The participants at the workshop were local catechists and touring sisters. Jointly organised by Bosco Communications, Dimapur and the Catechetical Commission of the Diocese of Kohima, this workshop began on 29 March and ended on 2 April. . Read More

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A JOURNEY TO ERADICATE HIV/AIDS
01/04/2011.  Dimapur #N.4843
Posted by Benny James, Dimapur
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DBCMaram 1 April 2011 ( www.dbcmaram.org ): An outreach programme was conducted at St. Xavier School Makhan, Manipur, by the ''Red Ribbon Clubs'' (RRC) volunteers of Don Bosco College, Maram on 10 March 2011. The programme aimed to harness the potential in students in spreading the message of drugs use prevention, HIV/AIDS, sex and sexuality among them and the community in general.. Read More

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