Plastic Brick Campaign Marks 50th Earth Day

Kolkata, 2019 Apr 22 The Vice-Principal of Salesian College Sonada, Father C.M. Paul launched a plastic waste management campaign to make plastic bricks and mark 50th anniversary of Earth Day on 22 April 2019.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Radio Salesian RJs Hunt for First Time Voters
Kolkata, 2019 Apr 06 Mirik -- A group of four Radio Journalists (RJ) of Radio Salesian 90.8 FM hit the road in search of first time voters under the leadership of Program Director RJ Samir and Senior RJ Rj Sagar, RJ Dikshit and RJ Moses. The team's first destination Last Monday (1st April) was Ambootia Tea Estate via Singel Tea Estate. In both places the RJs interviewed young people and plantation workers. Lok Sabha Elections in Darjeeling are scheduled for Holy Thursday 18 April 2019.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

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

DB Varsity Interns host daily LIVE radio shows in Darjeeling
Kolkata, 2018 Dec 28 Sonada -- A group of four BA Mass Communication students from Assam Don Bosco University Guwahati undergoing month long campus radio internship at Radio Salesian 90.8 FM are hosting one-hour live radio program from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday since 21st December 2018. They will conclude their intense hands-on radio internship training on 4th January 2018.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Samuel Rai ordained priest in Malbasey
Kolkata, 2018 Dec 27 Malbasey - Bishop Stephen Lepcha of Darjeeling ordained priest Deacon Samuel Rai of Kolkata province at a prayerful ceremony held at Don Bosco School Malbasey West Sikkim, on 27 December 2018. Some 25 priests including two of his professors from Sacred Heart Theological College (Dr Manoj and Dr Dennis) participated.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

US Educationist shares 21st century learning skills
Kolkata, 2018 Oct 26 Sonada -- An educationist from the U.S. graced the 9th annual Verzotto Memorial Lecture at Salesian College Sonada (SCS), 26th October 2018. His hour long lecture was entitled: ''Reflections on Becoming Your Very Best at College Teaching.'' The session would be repeated in SCS Siliguri campus on 29th October.  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

Salesian bishop gets Bharat Gaurav Award
Kolkata, 2018 Apr 13 London -- A Catholic bishop from the remotest corner of northeast India was awarded Bharat Gaurav Award at a ceremony held at U.K. House of Commons in British Parliament London on April 13th, 2018. Bishop (Dr.) George Palliparambil of Miao diocese in East Arunachal is the first Catholic Bishop to get this award.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Students, faculty reach rural youth by radio
Kolkata, 2018 Mar 21 Sonada -- A college in Darjeeling hills has come up with student and faculty teams reaching out to rural youth with higher education opportunities. In a rare case of hands on radio production by any college in Bengal and entire 8 states of northeast India, 80 year old Salesian College Sonada (SCS) situated in Gorabari village on National Highway 55 at an altitude of 6,500 feet above sea level boasts of running a community radio station 12 hours each day.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

NGO, students team up to create environmental awareness
Kolkata, 2018 Feb 27 Sonada -- In a first time effort, a local NGO and a hill college, teamed up to experiment on an eight-day socio-ecological outreach programme for students, 19 to 26 February 2018. They cleaned up some 150 meters of the source of 8th Mile mountain river which supplies water for Kurseong town.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM


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