Tea garden parish offers free coaching classes to needy youth

Guwahati, 2016 May 10 A parish in Assam's Bongaigaon diocese with the help of a Guwahati based NGO has come up with a novel scheme to prevent high school children dropping out of school in their board examinations.  Read More »

Father Thathireddy Vijaya Bhaskar SDB installed as the new Provincial of the Province of Hyderabad
Mumbai, 2016 Feb 04 Father Thathireddy Vijay Bhaskar SDB was installed as the new provincial of the Province of Hyderabad on 01 Feb 2016 by Father Maria Arokiam Kanaga SDB, the Regional Councillor for South Asia during the Eucharistic celebration at the Don Bosco Shrine at Bandlaguda, Hyderabad. Many Salesian priests and the faithful were present to thank God for this great gift to the Province of Hyderabad.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Chennai Floods - Intervention by the Salesian Province of Chennai
Mumbai, 2015 Dec 16 In South India, Chennai the capital of Tamil Nadu was affected by catastrophic flooding as the result of the heaviest rain fall. The schools are flooded, many houses are submerged in water, thousands are homeless, Schools were closed. No electricity, telephone, mobile and internet services for many days. Even train and flight services were cancelled.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Rector Major's first halt, Don Bosco's dream city, Kolkata, India
Guwahati, 2015 Sep 23 Kolkata - The Rector Major, Fr. Angel Fernandez Artime makes his maiden visit to India with first halt at Don Bosco's dream city Calcutta where he will visit typical Saleisan works - Howrah Ashalayam for street children, and Self Employment and skilling centre for marginalized youth at Mirpara.  Read More »

Mumbai, 2015 Aug 26 Tendulkar visited Shelter Don Bosco, Matunga on August 25 and met the scores of disadvantaged children, who are cared for and loved by the Salesians of Don Bosco.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Tripura Salesian Family rallies around Youth for the Bicentenary Finale
Shillong, 2015 Aug 18 Curtains came down on the year long celebrations of Don Bosco's birth bicentenary with a region level two-day Youth Meet at Tripura's capital city, Agartala, 15-16 August 2015. Church personnel cutting across congregations joined the 1500-strong youth that gathered at Don Bosco Agartala for the finale of the celebrations.  Read More »
Joseph Pulinthanath

IT'S VALDOCCO IN NEPAL - A Salesian response to the earthquake's aftermath
Kolkata, 2015 May 11 . KATHMANDU : In the face of the enormous human tragedy that resulted from the 7.8 earthquake that flattened much of Nepal on 25 April, the sons and daughters of Don Bosco rose valiantly to the occasion, keeping alive his legacy of compassionate response to the afflicted, a' la Turin's cholera epidemic of 1854, translating their characteristic pastoral charity into speedy and wide-ranging humanitarian assistance.  Read More »

''Don't Wait for Tomorrow''
Hyderabad, 2015 Mar 30 Katie Christy, a visitor associated with the Home for the Children from the Street at Ramanthapur, Hyderabad shares the following impressions of ''Action/2015'' event held on 27 March at Saidabad. She is a US citizen from Cincinnati, Ohio, visiting India to acquire cross cultural experiences with youth at risk, and works with children and their parents who have lost custody of them due to abuse or neglect:  Read More »

Students raise funds to help needy youth
Guwahati, 2015 Feb 01 A group of university students in northeast India got together to raise funds for neighbourhood outreach program. Spread over a week, the students sold pakora, momo, chops (cutlets), chai and ethnic food preparations. They also sold roses, sang karaoke, offered chance games, and even washed cars and motor bikes of both faculty and students in order to raise the funds.  Read More »

OPERATION 'SMILE': Over 200 Child Labourers Rescued in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, 2015 Jan 25 Over 200 children, held bondage as child labourers, were rescued by the city police of Hyderabad on Saturday, 24 January, from one apartment building in Talabkatta, Bhavaninagar, Hyderabad. Finding no appropriate place to shelter these hapless children, most of whom are from Bihar, they were brought to Don Bosco Navajeevan, Ramanthapur where the Salesians, staff and especially resident children have been going out of their way to make them feel comfortable and secure. The operation based on a tip off was carried out by over 400 police personnel under the leadership of Dy. Commissioner of Police, Mr V. Satyanarayana. It is said a cordon and search operation as part of anti-terrorism checks led to his huge rescue operation.  Read More »



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