Manzar Imam

Manzar Imam (class of 2014) is a staff writer for Jamia Journal, and an M.Phil student in the MMAJ Academy of International Studies. He can be reached via email at: manzarkhalil [at] gmail.com

JMI VC Assures of Opening Distance Learning Centres in Seemanchal

[Prof. Talat Ahmad over the mike [L-R] Dr. Junaid Haris, Dr. Mohammad Sajjad, Mutiur Rahman Madani, Er. Aslam Alig, Tauqueer Jamaee, Dr. Khalid Mubashshir; March 19, 2016 (Photo courtesy Manzar Imaam]

19 March; Sehratola (Purnea), Bihar: During a seminar on educational backwardness of Seemanchal, Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia announced that his university will extend all possible support to open few centres of distance learning in the educationally backward region of Bihar i.e. Seemanchal. His announcement was received with huge applause of the people present during the ...

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National Conference on Afghanistan: State, Society and Economy

(Feature Image) Afghanistan - AIS - 9 March 2016 - Crtsy Manzar Imam

12 March 2016: With Taliban re-emerging powerfully and other extremist forces gaining critical support, the biggest reason for optimism in Afghanistan is the sense of nationhood that has historically remained the most powerful uniting force for the Afghans. These views were expressed by Prof. Sujit Dutta at the concluding session of a two-day national conference (8-9 March 2016) on “Afghanistan ...

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Academy of Int’l Studies Screens “16 Days in Afghanistan” Documentary

[Photo by Manzar Imam]

The Centre for Afghanistan Studies, Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia screened a documentary on Afghanistan – 16 Days in Afghanistan – by Anwar Hajher on Wednesday 14 October, 2015 at its Ho Chi Minh Conference Room, JMI. The screening was followed by a discussion. Dr Angira Sen Sarma moderated the discussion in which participants exchanged views on general ...

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Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India, Shaida Mohammad Abdali Speaks at Jamia

Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India, Mr Shaida Mohammad Abdali at Tagore Conference Room, Dayar-e-Mir Taqi Mir, JMI on Thursday, 12 March, 2015. (Photo Manzar Imam / Jamia Journal)

The Centre for Afghanistan Studies, Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia held a talk on “Afghanistan: From Transition to Transformation” by Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India, Mr Shaida Mohammad Abdali at Tagore Conference Room, Dayar-e-Mir Taqi Mir, JMI on Thursday, 12 March, 2015. The Ambassador started by paying tribute to Rabindranath Tagore whose photograph beatifies the wall of the conference ...

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Rajinder Sachar Speaks on ‘Human Rights and Good Governance in India and West Asia’

Rajinder Sachar speaking at the valedictory session of a two-day long national seminar on “Human Rights and Good Governance in India and West Asia” organized by the Centre for West Asian Studies (CWAS), Jamia Millia Islamia held at the Conference Hall, Imarat Ibn Khaldun, India Arab Cultural Centre (IACC), JMI; Nov. 25-26, 2014 (Photo: Manzar Imam/Jamia Journal)

Muslims should not get up and declare they are not terrorists every time there is a terrorist activity. You (Muslims) don’t have to adopt this attitude. These views were emphatically expressed by Justice (Retd.) Rajinder Sachar. He was speaking at the valedictory session of a two-day long national seminar on “Human Rights and Good Governance in India and West Asia” ...

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Rajdeep Sardesai Releases his Book “2014: The Election That Changed India” at Jamia

(L-R) Dr. Mujibur Rahman, Rajdeep Sardesai, Vice-Chancellor Talat Ahmad, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Prof. Shri Prakash at the launch of Rajdeep Sardesai's book "2014: The Election that Changed India" held at Edward Said Hall, Jamia Millia Islamia; Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 (Photo: Jamia Journal)

Taking strong exception to sections of the media for playing the role of “cheerleaders” in Modi’s campaign for prime minister, one of India’s iconic TV journalists, Rajdeep Sardesai said that it was the media that made Modi the man he is today. Sardesai was speaking at a book launch organized by Penguin Books India in collaboration with the MMAJ Academy ...

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Centre for Afghanistan Studies Holds Talk on Democratic Transition in Afghanistan

Dr. Shathie Mariet D’Souza

Centre for Afghanistan Studies of the Academy of International Studies (AIS), Jamia Millia Islamia organized a talk on “Democratic Transition in Afghanistan, Institution-Building and Prospects for Stability” on Tuesday, 11 November, 2014 at Mir Anis Hall, Dayar-e-Mir Taqi Mir, JMI. Afghanistan is a very important country in our neghbourhood which does not receive the attention that it should, said Dr. ...

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Centre for Afghanistan Studies Holds Panel Discussion on Political Developments in Afghanistan

[L-R] Lt. Gen. RK Sawhney, Amb. Vivek Katju and Amb. Jayant Prasad at the Academy of International Studies, JMI; Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 (Photo By: Manzar Imam/ Jamia Journal)

The Centre for Afghanistan Studies of the Academy of International Studies (AIS), Jamia Millia Islamia organized a panel discussion on the topic: “Presidential Elections and Beyond: Assessing Current Political Developments in Afghanistan” at Ho Chi Minh Conference Room of the Academy on Sept. 23, 2014. The panelists were Lt. General R.K. Sawhney, former Deputy Chief of Army Staff and Ambassador ...

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Freshers’ Party 2014: Centre for European and Latin American Studies

French language students with their teacher at the Centre for European and Latin American Studies, Nelson Mandela House, Mujeeb Bagh, JMI; Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

French language students of the Centre for European and Latin American Studies (CELAS), Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) organized a fresher’s party on Saturday 6 September, 2014 at Nelson Mandela House, Mujeeb Bagh, JMI. It was like a déjà-vu for students of Advanced Diploma and Diploma in French who organized the party to welcome the new entrants and to get to ...

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Former Jamia VC Prof. Mushirul Hasan Speaks on the Idea of Jamia Millia Islamia

Prof. Mushirul Hasan (left), former vice-chancellor of JMI, speaking at the Department of History; Aug. 26, 2014 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

The Department of History and Culture, Jamia Millia Islamia organized a lecture by its former Vice-Chancellor and eminent historian, Prof. Mushirul Hasan on “Partners in Freedom: The Story of Jamia Millia Islamia” on Tuesday, 26th August, 2014 at the Department’s Seminar Room. The lecture was based on a book that he co-authored with Rakhshanda Jalil in 2006. The lecture dwelt ...

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