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  • INB #N.9233 BOSCOM reflects on Effective Communication of Gospel Values Through Media
     
    Mumbai, DEC. 7. The BOSCOM South Asia General Assembly met for a 3 day Seminar and Workshop on ``Effective Communication of Gospel Values through Social Media`` at Dimapur, Nagaland. Salesians from India, Sri Lanka, East Africa, FMA sisters, Scholastics of Good Shepherd Seminary, students from St. Joseph`s University Dimapur participated at the event. This General Assembly commemorated 25 years of BOSCOM communicating Jesus the Don Bosco way.. More

  • INB #N.9232 Industry-College Partnership helps prevent female trafficking in closed gardens
     
    Mumbai, DEC. 6. Siliguri - Over a conversation between the legendary tea planter Mr. Rajah Banerjee of Rimpaocha Tea Siliguri and Campus Minister at Salesian College Sonada Father C.M. Paul on the impending peril of adolescent females being trafficked from the closed tea gardens in the Darjeeling Hills was born the Industry-College Partnership to provide skill training.. More

  • INB #N.9231 Psychology Head tries Uno game to fight smart phone addiction
     
    Mumbai, DEC. 6. Siliguri - In an attempt to fight mobile addiction which keeps students dissipated and isolated, Head of the Department of Psychology at Salesian College Siliguri Campus Father (Dr.) James Chacko has started a game of Uno to engage college students with one another and have a healthy and hilarious moment.. More

  • INB #N.9228 Peace Award for Salesian Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil SDB
     
    Mumbai, NOV. 26. The Delhi-based International Human Rights Council has announced an ``Ambassador for Peace`` Award for Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil Emeritus of Guwahati. The Award will be conferred on 9th December 2019 in New Delhi in the presence of invitees from all over the country and abroad. One of the earlier recipients of the Award is the Dalai Lama among many other internationally known figures.. More

  • INB #N.9227 Salesian Dictionary Launched
     
    Mumbai, NOV. 21. This dictionary has been published under the auspices of the East Asia-Oceania Region. It has been compiled over a long period of time covering two Workshops held by translators from the East Asia-Oceania Salesian region, one in 2014 the other in 2019. The Salesian Dictionary is a comprehensive effort to compile a list of terms in current (and sometimes in historical) use in Salesian discourse in English. Perhaps 98% of these terms have originated in Italian, some in the Piedmontese dialect, the vernacular of the founding Father and most of his first followers. But as Don Bosco`s charism became established outside of Italy, it was inevitable that new terms would arise with their origins in other languages.. More

  • INS #N.9226 FATHER V.V PAUL LAID TO REST
     
    Shillong, NOV. 20. Shillong 20 November: Father Paul Vadakumpadam or Father VV Paul as popularly known in North-East India, the editor of Mission Today and President of the Sacred Heart Theological College Shillong who passed away on 18th November was solemnly buried today in the Salesian Cemetery at Laitumkhrah amidst hundreds of faithful, priests, religious and his relatives. . More

  • INB #N.9225 ``Mission Today`` Editor, Father Paul Vadakumpadam passes away
     
    Mumbai, NOV. 18. Shillong - Professor Father Paul Vadakumpadam who was made president of Sacred Heart Theological College at Mawlai Shillong in August 2019 died of brain tumour discovered five months ago. Fr. Paul passed away at Sacred Heart Theological College at Mawlai, Shillong at 11.45 am on Monday 18 November 2019. He was 67 years old.. More

  • INB #N.9222 Hills College Wins International Award
     
    Mumbai, NOV. 16. Sonada - A college in Darjeeling hills has won an international award for Faculty Orientation and Strategic Planning. Salesian College Principal Dr George Thadathil and CEO of Leadership Inc Hong Kong Mr Mark J. Pixley were awarded IAF Silver Medal International Award by its Asia Head Ms Farah at the Umrao, New Delhi on 15 November 2019.. More

  • INT #N.9230 National Conference on Educating Youth for Social Transformation
     
    Tiruchy, DEC. 4. The Don Bosco Higher Education Institutions of SPCSA region (South Asia) came together, in Tiruchy, (INT Province), on 14 and 15 of November 2019, to participate in a two day National Conference on the above theme, as a follow up of the Synod on young people, last year.. More

  • INH #N.9229 DOCTOR, CURE YOURSELF... following the path of HRBA
     
    Hyderabad, NOV. 29. On 22nd and 23rd November 27 Human Rights Activists came together to share their experience of Human Rights praxis and to learn together the true meaning of Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) at Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad. They had come from the four South Indian States of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. What brought them together was their anguish that many people, otherwise well-intentioned, seemed to be rather averse to any talk of Human Rights or Social Justice. The idea of ``HRBA in our lives and works`` had caught the imagination of the participants. Everyone acknowledged that, at one time or other, they had boasted of following HRBA in their works. The present challenge was to explore how they themselves actually practiced Human Rights in their own lives. The meeting was set to consider the dichotomies in their lives. The participants had agreed to share in a structured way their feelings when human rights were violated and how they personally responded to such situations. They explored together how our early socialisation and later education and formation had prepared them against a human rights based approach. Now all were eager to explore how they could promote HRBA in their specific mission and in the way they run their organisations. They wanted to bring the UN Challenge of HRBA closer home in their lives and works. . More


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