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

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

Indo-Nepal Friendship Tour Marks 25 years of Don Bosco Nepal
Kolkata, 2018 Jan 04 Darjeeling, A college community radio in Darjeeling hills plans to set out on a historic ''Indo-Nepal Friendship Tour'' with a team of Radio Journalists visiting 7 institutions in Nepal managed by alumni of Salesian College Sonada (SCS) to mark its 80th year celebrations as well as 25th year of Don Bosco Society in Nepal.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Jingle Bells Season 2 kicks off
Kolkata, 2017 Dec 10 Sonada, Darjeeling - A youth group from Sonada parish became the first church group to start the Jigle Bells Season 2 in the hills to record original Christmas Carol composition in Nepali language entitled: Nazarethko Bethlehamma.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

College students help hills people with health camp
Kolkata, 2017 Nov 14 Sonada - In an unprecedented effort a group of college students in Darjeeling teamed up with a health care NGO from Siliguri to offer free health check up for the poor people, 11 November 2017.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM

Tea garden parish offers free coaching classes to needy youth
Guwahati, 2016 May 10 A parish in Assam's Bongaigaon diocese with the help of a Guwahati based NGO has come up with a novel scheme to prevent high school children dropping out of school in their board examinations.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM


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