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Alumni Congress Focuses on Delegate, Young Past Pupils and Networking
27/06/2021.  Kolkata #N.9703
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
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The 12th Asia-Oceania online Regional Congress of Don Bosco Past Pupils marking the 150th anniversary of the World Association of Past Pupils concluded on June 26, 2021. The two-day event focused on Salesian Delegate, Young Past Pupils and Networking. Delegates and members from 23 out of 28 countries of the region participated. First-timers included participants from Bangladesh, Nepal, Mongolia, Solomon Islands and Sri Lanka. . Read More

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Sr Leelamma Takes Charge as New Provincial of Kolkata Salesian Sisters
25/06/2021.  Kolkata #N.9702
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Lifestyle, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Vocation

The FMA Province of Mary Help of Christians, Kolkata, marked a new beginning on June 24, 2021, with its seventh Provincial, Sr. Leelamma Palliparambil, taking charge. The installation ceremony took place in the provincial house chapel, Dum Dum, amid the Provincial Council members. Kolkata Salesian provincial Father Joseph Pauria presided over the solemn Holy Eucharist with the parish priest of St. Patrick's Church, Dum Dum, and other Salesians. . Read More

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Don Bosco Alumnus from India Judge Invention Convention US Nationals
28/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9680
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
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Dr George Panicker, an Alumnus of Don Bosco Kolkata and Capt. Shaji Sebastian are the two Judges from India presently judging the 6th Annual Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention US Nationals concluded on May 28, 2021. The Convention is powered by The Henry Ford Competition, with more than 400 finalists from across the United States showcasing their inventions. . Read More

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Freedom Song Competition to Celebrate 75th Independence Day
24/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9674
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
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Darjeeling: Radio Salesian 90.8 FM - The Voice of the Hills, the first college Community Radio since 2016, based at Salesian College, Sonada in North Bengal, launched 'Azaadi Freedom Songs' competition to mark the 75th year of India's Independence. India won its freedom from British colonial rule on August 15, 1947. . Read More

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120 Young Men Take Vows to be Salesians in South Asia
24/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9673
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Missions, Profiles, Religion, Salesian Society, Success Story, Vocation

Darjeeling: Despite the pandemic disrupting regular schedules, the nine novitiates of the South Asia Region have more novices, making their first profession this year. Starting from traditional May 24, the date for the first professions, the 120 young men will make their first profession on different dates of May 24 and 31, June 30, August 15 and September 8. . Read More

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Kolkata Alumnus Leads Future Proof Experiential Learning
23/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9672
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in DB Alumni, Development Office, Profiles, Social Development, Vocation

Along with learning numbers and facts, students be encouraged to develop Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration and Creativity with a scientific and entrepreneurial attitude, said Dr George Panicker, alumnus of Don Bosco School Park Circus, Kolkata, and Founder of International STEAM Research Pvt Ltd. . Read More

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Hill NGOs Fight COVID with Wellbeing Campaign
22/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9670
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
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Sonada: A group of ten Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) in the hills have come together to fight COVID-19 with a 15-week Wellbeing Campaign. Their slogans include: 'Bring Back the Smiles,' and 'We Build Each Other'.. Read More

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Care Wave of Kolkata Salesians to Counter Pandemic Wave
22/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9669
Posted by Nirmol Toppo, Kolkata
News in Counselling, Mental Health, Missions, Social Development, Social Ministry

The Salesians in Kolkata, to counter the force of the second wave of the pandemic, have initiated free diagnosis with medication for the symptomatic poor and needy, RT-PCR tests, quarantine facilities, online free service by nearly 100 counsellors, weekly live adoration to pray for India, and daily online Mass.. Read More

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Rector, Founder of Salesian College Youth Centre Movement Dies
12/05/2021.  Kolkata #N.9660
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Lifestyle, Obituary, Profiles, Salesian Society, Success Story, Vocation

Former Rector of Salesian College Sonada Father Pietro Piemonte died on 9th May and was buried in his native town Udine in northern Italy, on 12th May 2021. He was 92 years old and 73 years a Salesian. . Read More

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First Indian Salesian General Councilor Dies
24/04/2021.  Kolkata #N.9651
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education Higher , Evangelization, Salesian Family, The Regional

Fr. Thomas Panakezham also known as P.C. Thomas died at the hospice of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Hosur Road, Bangalore, at 2.25 pm on 24th April 2021. He was 91 years old.. Read More

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