Sad Demise of Brother Mathew Thaiparambil SDB

Kolkata, 2019 Feb 07 The funeral rites of Brother Mathew Thaiparambil SDB took place in the Basilica of Our Lady of Bandel on 6 February with over 80 priests joining the Eucharistic Celebration presided over by Father Jose Thaiparambil S.J, the younger brother of the deceased Salesians and attended by hundreds of well-wishers, students, past pupils and religious.  Read More »
Johny Nedungatt

Brother Mathew Thaiparambil SDB - Non-Formal Vocational Training pioneer passes away
Kolkata, 2019 Feb 02 Founder-Director of Don Bosco Self-Employment and Research Institute (DBSERI) and pioneer of Non-Formal Vocational Education in West Bengal Brother Mathew Thaiparambil passed away at a Kolkata Hospital, 1 February 2019.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Brother Jose Puthenpurackel elected Brothers' National Delegate
Kolkata, 2019 Jan 06 Bangalore - The 8th Congress of the Salesian Brothers of South Asia held at Don Bosco Skill Mission, Bangalore, from 30 December 2018 to 3 January 2019 elected Brother Jose Puthenpurackel of Calcutta province as the new national delegate for Salesian Brothers in South Asia region comprising of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Book on Children of Migrant Construction Workers in India released at Boscoree 2018
Mumbai, 2019 Jan 03 The research study on the children of migrant construction workers in six cities of India: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai, and Pune, authored by Dr. Ajoy Fernandes, Director of Don Bosco Research Centre (DBRC) Mumbai, was released today at the 13th National Boscoree 2018 in Nashik, Maharashtra, by Father Maria Arokiam Kanaga, Don Bosco South Asia Regional Head of Operations.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Boscoree 2018 embraces Harmony through Adventure
Mumbai, 2019 Jan 01 The 13th National Boscoree 2018 in progress at the Don Bosco Campsite in Nashik, Maharashtra welcomed the first day of the New Year 2019 at the crack of dawn with BP's Six. Having waited up till midnight to bid goodbye to 2018 with prayer, song and dance, the tired yet enthused scouts and guides were up and ready for yet another gruelling day of fun, adventure and harmony.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

South Asia Scouts Guides at BOSCOREE 2018 say: ''H is W''
Mumbai, 2018 Dec 31 Today, 31 December 2018, the Scouts and Guides at the 13th National Boscoree shook off the fatigue, exhaustion and tiredness of the arrival and inaugural ceremony. Geared up and raring to have a day filled with fun activities, projects, they were up at the call of the bugle. In typical scouting style, beginning with BP's six exercises and the Scout's Own, the scouts and guides prepared for the inspection and flag break. Organised in their respective sub-camps,following the official procedure and in a true spirit of scouting, the Scoutmasters and Guide Captains together with the Salesians fathers, brothers and nuns participated wholeheartedly in the varied activities.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Hill College honours father of Indian Nepali language with translations
Kolkata, 2018 Nov 15 Darjeeling -- A hill college in Darjeeling has started the translation of short stories written by father of Indian Nepali language who died in March 2018. The 3-day translation workshop is christened ''Indra Bahadur Rai and Translation: Taking Indra Bahadur Rai Beyond Nepali.''  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

College Radio marks girl's day with first Everest girl climber
Kolkata, 2018 Oct 11 Darjeeling-- A community radio in the Darjeeling Hills marked International Day of the Girl Child with a live talk show featuring first girl who climbed world's highest peak Mount Everest in May 2016. On the show with Radio Journalists Bryan and Smriti of Radio Salesian 90.8 FM - Voice of the Hills were Deputy Head of Mission Ms Shahida Khan and Political Economy Advisior Ms Ajitha Menon from British Deputy High Commission Kolkata.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Don Bosco Technical School inaugurated in Nongstoin
Shillong, 2018 Sep 21 Don Bosco Technical School Nongstoin was inaugurated on Friday 21st September 2018 by Shri Umesh Muktieh, Director of Industries Government of Meghalaya, in the presence of Bishop Victor Lyngdoh of Jowai Diocese, Father Paul O Lyngkot Provincial of Shillong Province, Father George Maliekal, Former Provincial, Father Wilbert Thyrniang, the Vicar General of Nongstoin Diocese, priests and religious and thousands of young people from Pyndenglawar Nongstoin.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Hill students get alert on Women, Child Trafficking
Kolkata, 2018 Jul 29 Sonada, Darjeeling -- Students of one of the most vulnerable regions in the country for victims of human trafficking got alert on women and child trafficking by one of the leading Non Government Organisations working in the filed for over a decade. The students of Salesian College Sonada (SCS) as well as senior students of four neighbouring high schools had a two hour workshop on 'Women and Child Trafficking' organised by Women Cell and Human Rights Cell of SCS, 28 July 2018.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM


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