Father of Street Children, Father Anthony Thaiparambil SDB passes away

Kolkata, 2019 Mar 19 A priest who worked for street children in various Indian cities for over 33 years died on March 19. Salesian Father Anthony Thaiparambil died at Don Bosco Provincial House New Delhi. He was 84. His funeral is scheduled to be held in the Salesian cemetery at Okhla, New Delhi at 4 pm on 22nd March 2019.  Read More »

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 »

NGO hands over earthquake resilient school to villagers
Kolkata, 2018 Jan 12 Sindhupalchawk, Nepal -- A Christian Non Government Organization working in Nepal marked its 25th year of service to the people of Nepal by handing over fifth earthquake resilient school to villagers at Kallery in Sindhupalchawk district in central Nepal some 90 kilometers east of Kathmandu. A total of ten schools in remote and inaccessible areas affected by the recent earthquake in Nepal (2015) are being got ready to be handed over.  Read More »

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 »

National Convention of Human Rights Clubs in Schools.
Hyderabad, 2016 Feb 26 They came from the districts of the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana; they who were elected to the district committees by block level functionaries of human rights clubs set up by People's Action For Rural Awakening in over 587 government schools across the two states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. They came together to elect their leaders for the state level committees of the federation of human rights clubs in government schools guided by FatherJohn Tharakan. The Andhra Pradesh and Telangana state committees were set up and from these the National Committee of Human Rights Clubs Federation.  Read More »

First SDB does PhD from Don Bosco University, Guwahati
Guwahati, 2015 Dec 11 Kolkata province Salesian is the first member of Salesian Family India to complete doctoral thesis from Assam Don Bosco University Guwahati. Father C.J. George Chempakathinal is among the first batch of doctoral candidates to complete PhD from ADBU in 2015. Five candidates were conferred doctoral degree during 4th Convocation, on 3rd September making Father George 6th candidate to complete doctoral program this year.  Read More »

Drug Addiction Awareness Programme for Street Children
Dimapur, 2015 Sep 07 One hundred and twenty street children in Dimapur city came together at Don Bosco Institute for Development and Leadership in Dimapur for the seminar on Drug addiction organized by the Salesian Clerics of Salesian College. Dimapur.  Read More »
Anthony Christudoss

Decennial Celebrations of Don Bosco Konkan Development Society Goa
Mumbai, 2015 May 25 The indoor auditorium of Kala Academy Panjim came alive, with the sound of music and the colours of the rainbow, as Don Bosco's Konkan Development Society (DBKDS) celebrated 10 years of service to the marginalized and the underprivileged in the Konkan region. This programme was organised by the Executive Director of DBKDS Father Jose Sequeira.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Central Minister Sri Bandaru Dattatreya Visits DBNJ, Nampally
Hyderabad, 2015 May 23 Honourable Central Minister for Labour and Employment Sri Bandaru Dattatreya visited Don Bosco Navajeevan home, Nampally on 20th May 2015 as part of Swachh (Clean) Hyderabad programme. Along with him there were also Mr Vinay IAS officer and other nodal officers present. He was very much friendly and interacted with our children. He showed keen interest to know our activities and appreciated the work done.  Read More »
BELLAMKONDA Anthony Sudhakar

''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 »

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