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Mobile Photography Workshop held at Nitika
17/04/2019.  INC #N.9051
Posted by Johny Nedungatt, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Media, Salesian Society


Kolkata: Nitika Don Bosco, once known as the National Salesian Catechetical Centre, organized a three-day workshop on Mobile Photography, 11-13 April, with 21 participants from varied backgrounds. Father Gilbert Choondal, Director of catechetical services at Nitika and Father Nirmal Toppo, Director of social communication at Nitika were the resource persons of the workshop.. Read More

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Radio Salesian RJs Hunt for First Time Voters
06/04/2019.  INC #N.9046
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agencies, Counselling, Education, Social Development, Success Story, Volunteering, Youth, Youth at Risk, Youth Groups


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

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Ensure Your Vote Video Launched
23/03/2019.  INC #N.9033
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Agencies, Counselling, DB Alumni, Development Office, Festivals, Mental Health, Salesian Society, Skills Training - MoRD Project, Social Ministry


Darjeeling's District Magistrate, Ms Joyoshi Dasgupta IAS, held a press conference at the DM's Office Conference Room this afternoon to brief media persons on election updates in the district and launched a voter education music video, 23 March 2019.. Read More

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Mesmerising storyteller is no more
22/03/2019.  INC #N.9032
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Obituary, Parish / Church, Profiles, Religion, Success Story, Youth at Risk


Kolkata - One of the unforgettable Salesians of Kolkata province who joined Mary Help of Christians province in Australia in 1976 passed away on 22 March 2019. Father Michael Keogh was 92 years of age, had been professed for 68 years as a Salesian, and a priest for 58 years.. Read More

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Father of Street Children, Father Anthony Thaiparambil SDB passes away
19/03/2019.  INC #N.9029
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in ChildEducare, Justice and Human Rights, Marginalized, Obituary, Profiles, Salesian Family, Social Development, Social Life, Social Ministry, Spirituality, Success Story, Youth, Youth at Risk, Youth Groups


A priest who worked for street children in various Indian cities for over 33 years died on March 19. Salesian Father Anthony Thaiparambil died at Don Bosco Provincial House New Delhi. He was 84. His funeral is scheduled to be held in the Salesian cemetery at Okhla, New Delhi at 4 pm on 22nd March 2019.. Read More

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Father George Plathottam SDB, to head Asian Bishops' Office of Social Communication
17/03/2019.  INC #N.9027
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Appointments, Evangelization, Media, Missions, Profiles, Salesian Family, Salesian Society, Success Story


A Salesian who headed the Social Communication office of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India in New Delhi will now be in charge of the media office of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conference (FABC) in Manila from 22nd March 2019. . Read More

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College Publication Wins Laurels at Book Fair
17/03/2019.  INC #N.9026
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education and Culture, Education Dept, Education Higher , Media, Projects, Social Ministry


Darjeeling -- The Salesian College Publication participating in the 23rd Annual Darjeeling District Book Fair held from 14 to 17 March 2019 won laurels for being the only college publication at the fair. The anuual book fair was organized by Darjeeling Book Fair Committee in Darjeeling's iconic Capitol Cinema Hall - a stone building with a clock standing 100ft high and used to house a 600-seat theatre from 1921 to 1984.. Read More

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Alumni Coordinate Salesian Cardinal's Kolkata Visit
09/03/2019.  INC #N.9023
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Salesian Family, Salesian Society


A group of Salesian Alumni coordinated the visit of Salesian Cardinal Charles Bo of Myanmar, current Archbishop of Yangon to Kolkata. The Cardinal was on a two day visit to meet with his ailing brother Mr Bernard. Cardinal also met his former Superiors and confreres at Salesian Provincial House, and paid a courtesy visit to Archbishop Thomas D'Souza of Calcutta. He also visited the historical Marian shrine at Bandel with his brother Bernard and family.. Read More

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Faculty and students use radio for education to love
14/02/2019.  INC #N.9003
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education Higher , Education School, Formation, Lifestyle, Psychology, Youth, Youth Groups


Sonada -- In a rare gesture of creating public awareness on YOUTH & LOVE on Valentine's Day a group of 3rd year students and 3 faculty members went LIVE on Radio Salesian from 11 am to 12 noon, 14 February 2019. Radio Journalist Bryan (HoD Computer Science) and RJ Sumina (HoD Sociology) hosted the show with Campus Coordinator and senior faculty member Dr Terence Mukhia and two girls and two boys from 3rd year.. Read More

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Radio Salesian celebrates World Radio Day
13/02/2019.  INC #N.9002
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata
News in Education, Education and Culture, Education Higher , Salesian Society, Social Life, Success Story, Youth, Youth Groups


Darjeeling -- Salesian College Sonada celebrated its second World Radio Day (WRD) on Wednesday,13th February 2019. The programme was organized by Radio Salesian 90.8 FM with WRD 2019 theme: Dialogue, tolerance and peace. The WRD UNESCO event launched in 2011 marks a time when people around the world celebrate radio and how it shapes our lives.. Read More

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