Helping Identify and Kick the Drug Habit

Mumbai, 2017 Jun 24 The World Health Organisation has estimated that 250 million children world-over are affected by tobacco consumption. Its figures such as these, and other`s published in India, pointing to over 90 percent children in certain Indian states using tobacco and well over 50 percent opting for alcohol, cannabis and other inhalants, that has prompted the Don Bosco Research Centre (DBRC), under the leadership of Father Ajoy Fernandes to undertake a three-year-long study on substance abuse among school children, the findings of which have been published in a book penned by Father Fernandes, entitled ``Preventing Substance Abuse Among School Children`` a manual for teachers, being launched by Cardinal Oswald Gracias on June 29 in Mumbai.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Mumbai Salesians Leaders of Communities and Commissions Meet
Mumbai, 2017 Jun 24 The two day meeting for the Leaders of Communities and members of the various Commissions of the Salesian Province of Mumbai was organized at the Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga on 21-22 June, 2017. Over 85 Salesian priests and brothers, with a few lay collaborators participated in this orientation/planning meet.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Don Bosco Tech awarded for Training Rural Youth
Mumbai, 2017 Jun 22 Delhi: Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) is one of the schemes of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) - Government of India. These schemes work with the vision of transforming rural poor youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce. These programmes are focused on poor rural youth between the ages of 15 to 35.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

BOSCO, Bangalore Receives Mother Teresa Memorial National Award 2017
Bangalore, 2017 Jun 22 The Newspaper Association of Karnataka in collaboration with BNM Institute of Technology, (Bangalore), honored BOSCO, Bangalore, by conferring on it the `Mother Teresa Memorial National Award 2017,` during a ceremony at BNM Institute of Technology, (Bangalore), on June 1, 2017.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

RMG - Fr Thomas Pallithanam appointed Salesian Representative at UN
Mumbai, 2017 Jun 21 (ANS Rome) - Fr Thomas Pallithanam, Indian Salesian of the Hyderabad Province, shall be the next representative of the Rector Major and the General Council at the United Nations (UN). He will be under the responsibility and accompaniment of the Councilor for Youth Pastoral in collaboration with the General Council for Missions and with the Economer General.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

AIR`s FM Rainbow Channel`s tribute to Shelter Don Bosco
Mumbai, 2017 Jun 19 For over three decades, Shelter Don Bosco, a Non Governmental Organisation set up and run by the Salesian Society in the Province of Mumbai has been the beacon of light and hope for street children - with no hope - in our bustling metropolis of Mumbai. This programme has been produced by Mrs Ujawala Srinivas, Programme Director at All India Radio.The broadcast is on June 23rd at 10pm on the national hookup on MW 1044 khz or 287.3 mtrs. It can also be heard on FM Rainbow on 107.1 mhz.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Holistic Youth Ministry at Don Bosco Institute - Guwahati
Guwahati, 2017 Jun 17 A Two-day animation programme was organised for the Youth Ministry Teams of both Shillong as well as Guwahati Provinces at Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati on 16-17 June 2017. The theme of the animation programme is ``Towards a Holistic Youth Ministry`` and it was animated by the Don Bosco Youth Animation (DBYA) South Asia.  Read More »
Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan

Salesian College ladies win 7 medals at NBU convocation
Mumbai, 2017 Jun 15 Kolkata, Siliguri - At 47th Annual Convocation of North Bengal University (NBU) held on 2nd June 2017 at Siliguri - out of 161 medals awarded to Post Graduate students of 2016 batch from 47 affiliated Colleges, Salesian College students and faculty, all ladies, bagged seven medals.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Seminar on the Strenna 2017 for Don Bosco Teachers at Thanjavur
Tiruchy, 2017 Jun 12 A day of motivational seminar and the dissemination of the Strenna 2017, for all the teachers of Don Bosco Schools, was held at Don Bosco Thanjavur on 10 June 2017.  Read More »
Lawrence Britto Ashok

New parent & educator guide to media literacy & fake news
Mumbai, 2017 Jun 02 Palo Alto, CA. (ConnectSafely)., a leading nonprofit internet safety organization, is releasing the Parent & Educator Guide to Media Literacy & Fake News, now available for free online. The guide helps parents and educators understand not how to address the topic of ``fake news,`` but the larger issue of media literacy. With the proliferation of media, it`s become difficult to sort through the noise, to know which sources to trust and why.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

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