Study fare helps hill students make up lost days

Kolkata, 2018 Mar 03 Darjeeling -- A college in the hills which lost 104 days due to Gorkhaland agitation (June-September 2017) held 3-day study fare as immediate preparation for the upcoming send-up test in preparation for April-May university exams. Over 500 students belonging to 12 departments participated in the event held from 1st to 3rd March 2018.  Read More »

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 »

Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Father Stephen Mavely, SDB
Guwahati, 2018 Feb 12 (Dr) Father Stephen Mavely SDB, Vice Chancellor of the Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) received the Lifetime Achievement Award conferred by the Confederation of Indian University on 12th February 2018.  Read More »
Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan

Sonada Parish Bags Bosco Utsav Trophy
Kolkata, 2018 Feb 06 Sonada -- Salesian College Sonada brothers organized the annual inter youth centre mega Bosco Utsav for young people of 20 youth centres they go to each Suday. The event was held at the well decorated SCS Campus on Sunday 4th February 2018.  Read More »

Hills Principal elected president of National Higher Education Body
Kolkata, 2018 Feb 03 Sonada-- The All India Association for Christian Higher Education (AIACHE), New Delhi, in its 18th Triennial Conference and General body meeting held at Christ University from January 29 to 30, elected the Principal of Salesian Colege Soanda Dr George Thadathil its president. Dr Thadathil is 14th Principal of Salesian College Sonada Darjeeling keeping its 80th year in Gorabari village with a larger campus at Siliguri.  Read More »

Salesian College Sonada celebrates 80th year with colloquium, concert and concelebration
Kolkata, 2018 Feb 01 Soanda --The Salesian College Sonada celebrated its 80th jubilee with a series of events starting with a national colloquium on Christian Higher Education held on 16 November in Kolkata with participants from five Catholic Uiveristies in India. It was followed by concert for parents of 1st year students and friends on 8th December 2017 and a second concert for parents of 2nd & 3rd year students and friends on 27th January 2018. It was followed by solemn Eucharistic Concelebration on 31st January presided over by Vicar General of Darjeeling diocese Father Fintan Moktan.  Read More »

Radio Journalists initiate Indo-Nepal Friendship
Kolkata, 2018 Jan 15 Darjeeling -- How can a community radio take initiatives toward building people to people friendship between neighbouring countries? A college community radio in Darjeeling hills has shown how a small jesture at promoting understanding and fellowship through people to people initiative can go a long way to establish rapport and gain people's good will.  Read More »

College initiates colloquium between Catholic Varsities
Kolkata, 2017 Nov 18 - A national colloquium held in Kolkata entitled ''Future of Christian Higher Education and Contemporary Transitions in India''initiated for the first time colloquium among Catholic Universities and expressed concern over alleged rise in ''subtle attempts'' to ''saffronise'' educational establishments in the country.  Read More »

Steering the Way - Rector Major in God's Own Country
Bangalore, 2017 Nov 06 Kerela, Day Two - Coming together and sharing is the best thing to happen, said the Rector Major, as he began the second day of visit in the province of Bangalore with the Holy Eucharist at Don Bosco Aluva. The Salesian Family members of Kerala region participated in the Holy Eucharist concelebrated by Father Maria Arokiam, the Regional, Father Joyce, the Provincial, Father Tom Uzhunnalil, Father Horacio Lopez, the secretary of the RM and other Salesian priests. The RM exhorted everyone to be transparent like Jesus. In an exclusive audience with the family members of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Rector Major thanked them for their prayerful support and concern during the agonizing days of Fr Tom with his abductors.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

Five Catholic universities to address future of India's higher education
Kolkata, 2017 Oct 29 Darjeeling : Kolkata will host a national colloquium on ''Future of Christian Higher Education and Contemporary Transitions in India'' on November 16 to launch the 80th year of Salesian College Sonada.  Read More »

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