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NHRC Chairperson Justice H.L. Dattu presents Commission's short film awards on Human Rights Day to Father Ernest Rosario, SDB for his film ''Transcender''
13/12/2019.  INB #N.9236
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional


Mr. Justice H. L. Dattu, Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission of India presented awards to the winners of the Commission's 2019- short film competition on human rights at a function on Human Rights Day on the 10th December, 2019. The awards were given to Mr. Vishal Kumbhar for his film 'Kumbhil Shiva'' which depicts the plight of a child rape victim and her family in getting justice., Father Ernest Rosario SDB for his film ''Transcender'' which focuses on Prithika Yashini, India's first transgender police officer and Mr. Vijeendra Syam for his film ''Gulp'' which focuses on the onslaught of development resulting in loss of natural habitat through the story of an old man. The winners were given Rs 1 lakh, 75 thousand and 50 thousand as the first, second and the third prize respectively along with certificates and trophies.. Read More

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Salesian Global website ''SDB.org'' launched
10/12/2019.  INB #N.9235
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Salesian Society, The Regional


(ANS - Rome) - Starting yesterday, 8 December, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary and the anniversary of the birth of the Salesian oratory, the Salesian Congregation has a totally renewed institutional website: the address has remained the same - www.sdb.org - but the inside of this vast ''digital oratory'' has been deeply rearticulated.. Read More

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Mumbai Salesians celebrate Provincial Community day
09/12/2019.  INB #N.9234
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in General


The Mumbai Salesians Provincial Community Day commemorating St. Francis Xavier, the Patron of the Province was held in the Don Bosco Kapadvanj Campus in Kheda District of Gujarat on 03 December 2019. Salesians from across the Province, numbering 62 in all, gathered around the Provincial and his team in camaraderie to celebrate the zeal and fidelity of the Salesians past and present with the theme ''We are because He is.'' . Read More

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BOSCOM reflects on Effective Communication of Gospel Values Through Media
07/12/2019.  INB #N.9233
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Society, SPCSA, The Regional


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.. Read More

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Industry-College Partnership helps prevent female trafficking in closed gardens
06/12/2019.  INB #N.9232
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional


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.. Read More

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Psychology Head tries Uno game to fight smart phone addiction
06/12/2019.  INB #N.9231
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional


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.. Read More

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Peace Award for Salesian Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil SDB
26/11/2019.  INB #N.9228
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society


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.. Read More

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Salesian Dictionary Launched
21/11/2019.  INB #N.9227
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, The Regional


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.. Read More

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''Mission Today'' Editor, Father Paul Vadakumpadam passes away
18/11/2019.  INB #N.9225
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai  - 2 Comments
News in Obituary


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.. Read More

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Hills College Wins International Award
16/11/2019.  INB #N.9222
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Education Higher , Rector Major, Salesian Family, Salesian Society


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.. Read More

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Salesian Dictionary Launched
Peace Award for Salesian Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil SDB
Industry-College Partnership helps prevent female trafficking in closed gardens
Psychology Head tries Uno game to fight smart phone addiction
BOSCOM reflects on Effective Communication of Gospel Values Through Media
 

NHRC Chairperson Justice H.L. Dattu presents Commission`s short film awards on Human Rights Day to Father Ernest Rosario, SDB for his film ``Transcender``
Salesian Global website ``SDB.org`` launched
Mumbai Salesians celebrate Provincial Community day
BOSCOM reflects on Effective Communication of Gospel Values Through Media
Industry-College Partnership helps prevent female trafficking in closed gardens