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100 Laptops for Salesian Girl Students, 55 distributed
30/01/2021.  Kolkata #N.9583
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Development Office, Don Bosco Plus, Education, Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education Higher

Sonada, 30 January 2021: In a rare but challenging initiative, Salesian College Sonada floated a scheme to provide 100 girl students a laptop each at affordable price. In the first phase of distribution 55 laptops were given marking the feast of the patron of the college St John Bosco (Don Bosco), 30 January 2021. Remaining 45 laptops will be distributed soon in the second phase.. Read More

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Indian author pens history of modern China
05/01/2021.  Kolkata #N.9561
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Education School, Social Life, Success Story, Youth Groups

Sonada, 5 January 2021: A history professor from North Bengal held the book launch of the history of modern China, 5th January 2021, at Salesian College Sonada where he was head of History department.. Read More

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Fourth Salesian Priest brewed from Siliguri Tea Gardens
26/12/2020.  Kolkata #N.9555
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Formation, Lifestyle, Missions, Profiles, Salesian Society, Spirituality

Ooodlbari, 26 December 2020: Deacon Deonis Minj became the fourth priest to be ordained in the Blessed Michael Rua tea garden parish of Oodlabari, in Jalpaiguri diocese, on 27 December 2020.. Read More

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Darjeeling youth groups jingle Christmas bells on Radio Salesian
13/12/2020.  Kolkata #N.9547
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Art Forms, Catechetics, Education Higher , Evangelization, Formation, Lifestyle, Media, Missions, Parish / Church, Religion, Salesian Society

Darjeeling, 14 December 2020 - In a Carol singing competition into its fifth year, organized by a community radio in the hills, youth groups have touched all high notes with winter hues, trying to outperform one another in composition of original carols and in vibrant video production.. Read More

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Novices launch 180th Salesian Foundation Day with vestition
08/12/2020.  Kolkata #N.9542
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in BOSCO, Evangelization, Formation, Religion, Salesian Society, Spirituality, Success Story, Vocation, Youth

Dhajea, 8 December 2020: Out of 11 novices at Kolkata province novitiate at Dhajea in Darjeeling hills 10 novices had their decisive movement to be Salesians when 8 novices received their cassocks and 2 lay brother novices received their crosses.. Read More

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Two former principals take leave two days apart
26/11/2020.  Kolkata #N.9537
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Anniversary, BOSCO, Education Dept, Education Higher , Profiles

Darjeeling, 26 November 2020: Two Salesian College Sonada past principals left for their eternal reward two days apart. Eleventh principal Fr Sebastian Alancheril (1980-1981) and 13th principal Fr Varghese Kalluvachel (1993-2000) passed away on 25th and 26th November 2020.. Read More

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Salesian Alumnus Daughter Wins Miss Universe Australia Pageant
14/11/2020.  Kolkata #N.9533
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Formation, Lifestyle, Media, Salesian Family, Social Development, Social Ministry, Youth

Melbourne, 12 November 2020: Indian-origin Maria Thattil was crowned as Miss Universe Australia 2020 in the first virtual pageant event of Australia. . Read More

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Lo Groi Memorial Lecture Highlights Rohingya Refugee Crisis
12/11/2020.  Kolkata #N.9532
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Formation, Media, Migrants, Salesian Family, Self Help Groups, Volunteering, Youth at Risk

Sonada, 7 November 2020: The department of Political Science, Sociology and BSW in collaboration with Salesian College Sonada IQAC, organised Lo Groi Memorial lecture on 'Refugee Crisis in Asia with special reference to Rohingya Refugees' on 7th November 2020 through the online platform Google Meet.. Read More

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Dalai Lama appreciates book on Christian missionaries in Tibet
12/11/2020.  Kolkata #N.9531
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Evangelization, Missions, Religion, Success Story

Darjeeling, 12 November 2020: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has lauded a Salesian priest's book on the history of the Catholic Church in Tibet. ''His Holiness was very interested to know the history of the missionaries to Tibet and the hazardous journeys and experiences they endured crossing the difficult terrains of Tibet,'' says an email letter from the Dalai Lama's secretary Chhime R. Chhoekyapa to Father Tomy Augustine, rector of Salesian College in Sonada, West Bengal.. Read More

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Salesian News South Asia Podcast hits 25th Episode
07/11/2020.  Kolkata #N.9526
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education Higher , Media, Social Development, Social Ministry, The Regional, Youth, Youth at Risk

Darjeeling: 7th November 2020. Radio Salesian team has successfully completed 25 episodes of Salesian News South Asia weekly podcast, 7th November 2020. The show is broadcast on Monday at 9.00 am on Radio Salesian 90.8 FM as well as on web radio App 'Listen2MyRadio'. . Read More

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