Spread the Light: Don Bosco Trains Citizen Journalists

Mumbai, 2017 Jul 20 Tej-Prasarini - Don Bosco Communications, the media wing of the Mumbai Salesians of Don Bosco organised a two-day intensive seminar-cum-workshop for its media correspondents on July 18-19 at the sprawling Don Bosco Educational Campus at Matunga, Mumbai. Coordinated by Father Joaquim Fernandes, Regional Director of BOSCOM South Asia and Executive Director of Tej-Prasarini, over 60 participants availed of this opportunity to be trained in the rudiments of smart and sensible communicating.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Toyota partnerships with Don Bosco to train Youth in Skill Training
Chennai, 2017 Jul 11 Chennai - Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. announced the launch of its distinctive training model T-TEP (BP) at Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai, an initiative aimed at creating a pool of talented and skilled professionals for the automobile industry. This is Toyota`s fourth institutional tie-up to enhance skill scales in the state of Tamil Nadu.  Read More »
MATTHEWS Dominic

Youth Capacity Building Programme
Tiruchy, 2017 Jul 10 ILAMAI, the Salesian youth Movement of the province of Tiruchy gathered all its office bearers and the leaders for two days of animation, Seminar and for the Annual General Body Meeting. The programme was held on 8th and 9th July 2017 at Don Bosco Media Centre, Tiruchy. There were 56 youth leaders accompanied by Salesians, participated in the meeting.  Read More »
Lawrence Britto Ashok

BOSCO, Bangalore Receives Mother Teresa Memorial National Award 2017
Bangalore, 2017 Jun 22 The Newspaper Association of Karnataka in collaboration with BNM Institute of Technology, (Bangalore), honored BOSCO, Bangalore, by conferring on it the `Mother Teresa Memorial National Award 2017,` during a ceremony at BNM Institute of Technology, (Bangalore), on June 1, 2017.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

Don Bosco Media, Trichy launches Mobile app Salesian Prayers
Tiruchy, 2017 May 31 Android Mobile Application on SALESIAN PRAYERS developed by Don Bosco Media, Trichy, was launched on 24 May, 2017.  Read More »
Lawrence Britto Ashok

Hills College starts four new Honours level courses
Kolkata, 2017 May 27 Darjeeling - Salesian College Sonada (SCS) Darjeeling affiliated to North Bengal University in Siliguri is set to start 4 new BA Honours level courses for the academic year 2017-18 starting 3rd July. The new courses introduced are BA Honours in Mass Communication, Philosophy, Geography, and B.Com Hons in Finance.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

The European Audiovisual Observatory publishes major new study on Media Literacy
Mumbai, 2017 Apr 27 Strasbourg. Media literacy - our capacity to access, have a critical understanding of and interact with the media - has never been as important as today. It seems that every day, some ``fake news`` sets the internet alight, only to be revealed later as a hoax. In the era of #badbuzz we are literally swimming in a sea of information, advertising and just plain fiction. So what is Europe doing to encourage our media literacy? What measures are being taken at national and European levels to foster our critical appreciation and understanding of the mass media? The European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, has just published a brand new study.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

IGNOU awards travel, tourism PhD to Darjeeling Salesian
Kolkata, 2017 Apr 14 New Delhi - Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) awarded Doctor of Philosophy Degree to a Catholic priest from Darjeeling at its convocation ceremony held in New Delhi, 13 April 2017. Salesian Father Babu Joseph of Calcutta province was the proud recipient of the degree.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Hill College initiates study on Darjeeling, Eastern Himalayas
Kolkata, 2017 Mar 15 Darjeeling - Salesian College Sonada (estd 1938) held an international inter-disciplinary conference on Darjeeling and the Eastern Himalayas: A Multidisciplinary Approach from 14th to 15th March 2017. Of sixty abstracts received forty eight papers were presented in three parallel and technical sessions.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Study on region- home to 500 million youth - discussed at meet
Mumbai, 2017 Mar 01 Chennai : In the morning Father Angel Artime Fernandez, Rector Major celebrated the Eucharist and Father Filiberto Gonsalez, Coucillor for Social Communication preached the homily as we celebrated Ash Wednesday- ``Ash Wednesday comes from the ancient Jewish tradition of penance and fasting. The practice includes the wearing of ashes on the head. The ashes symbolize the dust from which God made us. As the priest applies the ashes to a person`s forehead, he speaks the words: ``Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. We all need conversion we need to repent and believe in the Gospel`` he said.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes




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