Don Bosco Communications Vows To Combat Fake News With Peace Journalism

Mumbai, 2018 Jul 19 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.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Salesian bishop gets Bharat Gaurav Award
Kolkata, 2018 Apr 13 London -- A Catholic bishop from the remotest corner of northeast India was awarded Bharat Gaurav Award at a ceremony held at U.K. House of Commons in British Parliament London on April 13th, 2018. Bishop (Dr.) George Palliparambil of Miao diocese in East Arunachal is the first Catholic Bishop to get this award.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Striving towards Child-Directed Management of Young at Risk Services
Hyderabad, 2018 Mar 08 The third annual seminar cum workshop of the Participatory Action Research (PAR), now in its fourth year of momentum, was held at the Institute of Rural Studies and Administration (IRSA), at foot of the scenic Kondaveeti hills at Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India from 5 to 7 of March 2018.  Read More »
THARAKAN John

Something Beautiful for the 'OTHER'
Hyderabad, 2018 Feb 21 Desayunador, the happening place in Tijuana for migrants, refugees and street-dwellers, the best symbol of Salesian commitment to the disenfranchised will soon be celebrating 80 seasons of dedicated service to the last and least of the people that live in this city bursting at the seams with a population growing by the day due to migration and deportation. The wonderful work being done by 9 Salesians and a host of volunteers in this Mexican - American border city of Tijuana is nothing short of the miracles in the Gospels. Fr Pallithanam Thomas, the Salesian representative at the UN, recounts his experience at this 'feeding of the 5000'.  Read More »
PALLITHANAM Thomas

Standstill Utopias - Making Religion Work for the Marginalized
Hyderabad, 2017 Aug 30 Dr.Jose Maliekal's doctoral thesis, Standstill Utopia - Dalits Encountering Christianity , now a book published by Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (ISPCK) was released in the presence of community leaders, academics, government officials, church ministers and activists at Ekalavya Training Centre, People's Action For Rural Awakening, Ravulapalem. It was only fitting the that the release was done at Ravulapalem, which is the gateway to Konaseema, the site of the research on Madiga Community's encounter with Christianity.  Read More »
PALLITHANAM Thomas

Seminar on Stepping Down to Equality by Participatory Action Research (PAR) group
Hyderabad, 2017 Apr 01 The second annual seminar on Participatory Action Research (PAR) for Transformation of Don Bosco Homes for the Young at Risk in South Asia was held at Don Bosco Provincial House on 27-28 March, 2017. There were presentations from 22 PAR research coordinators. Coming from 16 centres in 9 cities and 6 states of South India, they showed how the participation of children really made a difference. They were now part of the solution to problems that frequently occur in these centres. The centres were slowly but surely being transformed as child-friendly and child-directed. The same is now sought to be replicated in the entire YaR (Young at Risk) sector in South Asia.  Read More »
THARAKAN John

Working for the Rights of Children of Migrant Construction Workers
Mumbai, 2017 Jan 25 On January 20, Don Bosco Research Centre (DBRC), Matunga shared the findings of their recently concluded national study on the children of migrant construction workers.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Chennai celebrates International Disability Day with a Short Film Festival
Chennai, 2016 Dec 05 The Province of Chennai celebrated the International Disability Day, 3rd December, with a grand Short Film Festival dedicated to people with disabilities. The festival named ''Thiran'' (ability) 2016 saw 163 entries of which 25 ''best films'' were shortlisted by the jury for screening and 15 were selected for awards under various categories. Over 1000 participants, including 700 persons with disabilities, took part in the event held at Don Bosco Auditorium at Egmore on 27 November.  Read More »
KUMPILUVELIL Louis

Cycle Rally for Tobacco and Smoke Free Dimapur
Dimapur, 2016 Dec 02 To create an awareness of the ill effects of Tobacco and encourage people to choose life and not tobacco, Salesian College of Higher Education (SCHE) in collaboration with NTCP Dimapur organized 'Tobacco Free and Smoke Free Dimapur' Cycle Rally on Statehood day of Nagaland, 1st Dec. The Deputy CMO Dr. Antoly Suu flagged off the pedal rally at Thehekhu Village Gate. Dignitaries present for the event from the Medical Dept. were CMO Dr. K. Vikato Kinimi, DNO NTCP Dr. C. Tetseo, DIO Dr. Lenu Akum, ZHO Dr. Arenla.  Read More »
Anthony Christudoss

Be Agents of Change and make Society Tobacco and Drug free
Dimapur, 2016 Nov 29 Youth Department of Salesian College of Higher Education (SCHE) in collaboration with ANMA Integrated Development Association (AIDA) conducted 'Tobacco cum Drug Addiction Camp' for the students and street children at Institute of Development and Leadership (IDL) building, River Belt Colony on 27th November. District Nodal Officer National Tobacco Control Programme Dr. C. Tetseo was the resource person, he was assisted by his Mrs. Dr. Arenla.  Read More »
Anthony Christudoss


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