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

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

Striving towards Child-Directed Management of Young at Risk Services
Hyderabad, 2018 Mar 08 The third annual seminar cum workshop of the Participatory Action Research (PAR), now in its fourth year of momentum, was held at the Institute of Rural Studies and Administration (IRSA), at foot of the scenic Kondaveeti hills at Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India from 5 to 7 of March 2018.  Read More »
THARAKAN John

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

Something Beautiful for the 'OTHER'
Hyderabad, 2018 Feb 21 Desayunador, the happening place in Tijuana for migrants, refugees and street-dwellers, the best symbol of Salesian commitment to the disenfranchised will soon be celebrating 80 seasons of dedicated service to the last and least of the people that live in this city bursting at the seams with a population growing by the day due to migration and deportation. The wonderful work being done by 9 Salesians and a host of volunteers in this Mexican - American border city of Tijuana is nothing short of the miracles in the Gospels. Fr Pallithanam Thomas, the Salesian representative at the UN, recounts his experience at this 'feeding of the 5000'.  Read More »
PALLITHANAM Thomas

Mumbai Coadjutor Salesians Reflect on Fidelity
Mumbai, 2018 Feb 20 The Coadjutor Salesians or Lay Brothers of the Salesian Mumbai province came together for a two day on-going formation animation workshop entitled 'Salesian; Be a Faithful Witness' at the Don Bosco Campus Kapadvanj on February 17 and 18.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

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 »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

NGO hands over earthquake resilient school to villagers
Kolkata, 2018 Jan 12 Sindhupalchawk, Nepal -- A Christian Non Government Organization working in Nepal marked its 25th year of service to the people of Nepal by handing over fifth earthquake resilient school to villagers at Kallery in Sindhupalchawk district in central Nepal some 90 kilometers east of Kathmandu. A total of ten schools in remote and inaccessible areas affected by the recent earthquake in Nepal (2015) are being got ready to be handed over.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM


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