Sports club identifies 3 football teams for the college after a week of practices

23 June 2019: The Sports club of the college with the help of Fr. Dr. Policarp Xalxo, Mr. Micheal Xaxa, Asst.Professor, Dept of Economics and Mr. Shiv Kumar Sharma, Asst. Professor, Department of Commerce have selected three football teams. They will practice regularly and in August 2019, a further selection of players will be done.

NSS Unit organised a various competition on ‘Climate Action’ to mark International Day of Yoga

21 June 2019: NSS unit conducted competitions  on the theme ‘Climate Action’ to mark the International Day of Yoga. The last day of submission of the various items was on 20 June 2019.

Competition was organised under following category. a) Drawing, b) Poster, c) Articles writing and d) slogans writing.

At the end of the Yoga celebration, Fr. Nebu Mathew, Provincial Economer, Dimapur Province addressed the staff and participants. He appreciated the excellent way in which the college observed the Yoga Day under the leadership of the NSS Unit and the Yoga Club. He was impressed by the drawings, posters and charts displayed in the Yoga Hall.

Prizes and certificates were awarded to the winners by Fr. Nebu Mathew. Ms. Sushmita Bora Rongpipi, program officer, assisted the chief guest in prize distribution.

Under Article writing segment, Rajnandini Dam secured first, Gaimeisin Kamson Second and Shamma Kausar third.

Under the category of Poster, Nokliam Gangsa secured first, Jibita Tigga second and Pranjal Tanti third.

Under category of Painting, Bangsa Thokdam secured first and Gracy Kujur second. In the Slogan writing category, Marlinush Baghwar secured first and Anjali Steephan secured Second.

Reported by Abinash Minj

NSS Unit organises International Day of Yoga under the theme ‘Climate Action’ in collaboration with Yoga Club.

21-06-19: at 6.30 am, the NSS Volunteers of DBC went to GDSA ground Golaghat Assam to observe the international yoga day. Ms. Sushmita Rongpipi, NSS Program officer of the college, led the volunteers for the common yoga session to the stadium where The Deputy commissioner, Addl. Depty Commissioner and Magistrates were present as dignitaries. The members of Patanjali yog samiti led the Yoga Observation.

At 11.30 am, the NSS unit of Don Bosco college observed international yoga day in the college assisted by the yoga trainers Mr. Montesh Tanti, Mrs. Nirmala Tanti, Mr. Bidur Tanti of Patanjali yog Samiti.

The program began with the welcome speech by Guloungam Gangmei and felicitations of the principal of the college and all the staff by yoga club.

The students were well motivated and came ready to observe the International Day of Yoga by actively participating in the program. Fr Nebu Mathew, Provincial Economer, in his message, encouraged the NSS volunteers and the Yoga participants, to take Yoga seriously for a healthy life.

Reported by: Abhinash Minj

Four students participate in Golaghat District Inter College Debate Competition organised by Melamora College

21 June 2019: Amit Bey and Isdhar Toppo of Political Science Department, James Soreng of Education Department and Tohsina Seyedi of English Department participated in the Inter-College debate competition today. The topic of the debate was “The Agricultural Development of Assam is the only Possible way for the overall development of Assam”.

Students from various colleges participated in the competition. All the debaters put in their very best to win their point and showcase their talents.

Such programs will help in developing skill of public speaking and boost confidence of students to face any audience.

The Golaghat District Inter College debate competition was organised by the IQAC Cell of Melamora College in memory of Late Gangadhar Saikia, a visionary, social reformer and educationist.

Reported by: Amit Bey

Dr. AJ Sebastian and Dr. Peter Salew delivers Motivational Lecture series with the theme: Tips to Improve your learning.

22 June 2019: Fr. Dr. AJ Sebastian SDB, Retired Professor & HOD, Department of English, Nagaland University, and Fr. Dr. Peter Salew SDB, Salesian Youth Ministry Dimapur, delivered motivational lectures and presided over the concluding interactive session today.

The resource persons were welcomed by the college with songs and Ms. Gita Jojo and Manjuli Guria presented the dignitaries with Fulam Gamocha.

Fr. Dr. Policarp Xalxo introduced the dignitaries and highlighted the contribution made by them in the field of Literature and Education.

The students were divided into two groups and simultaneous sessions were held in the first two hours. and the concluded the program with interactive sessions with the students.

The fruitful sessions came to a close at 12.30 pm and the student community was immensely happy with the input sessions and the interactive session. They got practical tips on how to study and how to chase their career.

After the lunch break, the resources persons took time to interact with the staff and students of the Department of English. We thank Dr. Policarp Xalxo SDB, Vice Principal (Administration), for arranging and seeing to this very innovative program.

Dr. A J Sebastian, Retd Professor and HOD, Dept of English, Nagaland University interact with the staff and students of English Department.

22 June 2019: The staff and students of Department of English  attended an interactive session with resource persons Rev. Fr. Dr. A. J Sebastian,  Retd. Professor and HOD, Department of English, Nagaland University and Fr. Dr. Peter Salew on 22 June 2019 at 1.15 pm.

The lecture delivered by Fr. Sebastian focused on many key areas of English literature, namely,  literary theory and criticism, poetry and fiction. 

The resource person encouraged the students to emphasize on the need of learning grammar to speak and write correct English.  He also gave insights on the future prospects of English literature. 

They attended to the queries of the students which focused on criticism and ways of writing answers in the examination.

Dr. Sebastian also guided the teachers and shared tips for teaching literature at under graduate level. He encouraged the faculties to do research oriented works.

Fr. Dr. Peter and Fr. Polycarp, Vice Principal (Administration) DBC Golaghat too shared their personal tips on how to learn English language

In his concluding remark, Dr. Sebastian encouraged the students to learn spoken English and creative writing to excel in the interviews and exams.

Appreciative words and the thunderous applause of the students brought the interactive session to a close at 2.00 pm.

Reported by: Ms. Priyanka Baruah, Asst. Professor, Dept of English

DR. A J Sebastian and Dr. Peter Salew to address the college students on “Tips to Improve your Learning” tomorrow

Fr. Dr. A J Sebastian SDB, Retd Prof & HOD, Department of English, Nagaland University
Fr. Dr. Peter Salew SDB, Salesian Youth Ministry, Dimapur, Nagaland

21 June 2019: Rev Fr. Dr. A J Sebastian SDB, Retd Prof and HOD of Department of English, Nagaland University, and Rev Fr. Dr. Peter Salew SDB, Salesian Youth Ministry, Dimapur, Nagaland are set to address the staff and student on “Tips to Improve your Learning” under the Motivational Lecture Series, at Don Bosco College, Tomorrow.

NSS, NCC and Yoga club practise for the the International Day of Yoga (IDY-2019)

18 June 2019: Today was the 4th consecutive day of practising Yoga for the celebration of the International Day of Yoga with the theme:” YOGA FOR HEART”.

Mr. Montesh Tanti Yoga Instructor led the students in the Yoga training.

‘A very very satisfying life that God has given me so far – of initiating activities which so many are going to benefit’, says Fr. Bimal Lakra on his birthday.

18 June 2019: The birthday of Rev Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO of the College was celebrated today. The day began with the Solemn celebration of the Eucharist. After the mass, the hostellers felicitated the birthday celebrant.

At the college assembly, Fr. Jose Palely welcomed the birthday celebrant and spoke about the great things that God achieved through Fr. Bimal and continue to achieve at this campus.

He referred to his presence in the campus as that of a Guardian Angel, in whose presence all feel safe and secure.

While the students greeted through a birthday song, Prem Kumar Panna and Anjali Steephan presented him with a Fulam Gamocha and a bouquet of flowers.

In his message, he appreciated all the gestures of love and concern and recalled the special events of the day. He summarized him life experience as being a very satisfying one given by God and asked all to continue to pray for him that he may be able to make a difference in the lives of as many young people as possible.

10 NCC cadets participate in XIV Combined Annual Training Camp at Jorhat from 1-10 June.

11 June: 10 NCC Cadets of the college participated in the XIV Combined Annual Training Camp at Jorhat from 1-10 June 2019. A total of 388 boy and girl cadets hailing from the districts of Golaghat, Jorhat and Karbi Anglong participated  in this training camp.

The cadets were trained in various aspects of army training to include drill, weapon handling, map reading and firing apart from honing their soft skills thru debates and group discussions.

The aim of the camp is to make them confident when staying away from their parents, develop the spirit of comradrie, yeoman ship and ultimately make them better citizens of our great country.

The camp was organised by 12 Assam (I) Company, Golaghat, Lt.col. Kapil Bakhshi is the Officer Commanding of the unit and under his command this camp was held. The opening address was delivered by Jorhat Group Commander Brig. Rajesh Sharma. The Deputy Director General Brig. R.K. Singh also visited the camp and interacted with the cadets.

On visiting the GP HQ of NCC , Jorhat, I was pleasantly surprised to see the Special information regarding NCC performance of Don Bosco College, Golaghat displayed beautifully with number of photographs in noticeboard. I was elated.

Reported by: Himadri Dutta, CTO