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Jamia Northern Stars Win UCC Semi-Final!

On Thursday, March 7th, Northern Stars (Jamia Millia Islamia) beat Western Wizards (Jiwaji University, Gwalior) by 10 wickets in the semi-final UCC match.  Jamia needed all of 51 balls to race to an emphatic victory after Jiwaji were all out for 61 runs in 18.1 overs. This was the lowest team score of the championship. A team that has always ...

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I Miss My Friend Arti

Arti (left) and Beeny (right); date and location unspecified. (Photo: Crtsy Beeny Rajput)

On the morning of October 22, 2012, I dreamt a beautiful dream.  In the dream I was with Arti – my best friend. We had not spoken to each other for a year because of a misunderstanding and I had never tried to reach out to her, expecting her to do it first. In the dream, I was in a ...

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Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the US, Husain Haqqani, Speaks on “Democratic Pakistan”

Husain Haqqani speaking at Edward Said Hall, JMI; Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The MMAJ Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia under its Pakistan Studies Programme organized a talk by Husain Haqqani, a former ambassador of Pakistan to the USA, on the topic “Democratic Pakistan: Vision and Reality” on Wednesday, February, 27 2013 at the Edward Said Hall. [Link to Audio] Haqqani, who is also a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment ...

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Prof. Srdjan Vucetic from Canada Speaks on the Decline of the United States of America

Prof. Srdjan Vucetic speaking at the Department of Political Science; Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Department of Political Science held an extension lecture by Prof. Srdjan Vucetic on “The United States in the World: Chronicles of a Decline Foretold” on Thursday, February 28, 2013. Prof. Srdjan Vucetic is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. Vucetic is the author of “The Anglosphere: a Genealogy ...

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Campus Chat Episode 03: Interview with Divye Gupta on “Save Water, Save Earth” Cycle Rally

Divye Gupta on his return to Jamia; Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

Campus Chat Episode 03: Topic: Interview with Divye Gupta on “Save Water, Save Earth” Cycle Rally held from Feb. 17 to Feb. 27. About: Jamia organized a student cycle rally from Himachal Pradesh to Delhi, officially named “Save Water, Save Earth” to promote the environmental message of water conservation. According to a Jamia press release, a group of 25 students ...

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After a Nine-Day Cycle Rally, Students Return to Jamia from Himachal

Cyclists return to Jamia; Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

Jamia organized a student cycle rally from Himachal Pradesh to Delhi, officially named “Save Water, Save Earth”  to promote the environmental message of  water conservation. According to a Jamia press release, a group of 25 students (19 boys and 6 girls), along with a few others from the university, started the rally from Narkanda in Himachal Pradesh on February 19, ...

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Lecture on “International Aid Politics and the New World Order” by Justin Podur from Canada

Justin Podur speaking at the Department of Political Science; Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Department of Political Science organized an extension lecture by Dr. Justin Podur on the topic “International Aid Politics and the New World Order” on Monday, February 25, 2013. [Audio] Dr. Podur is an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at York University in Toronto, Canada. He has reported on political conflicts and social movements from the Democratic Republic of Congo, ...

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MiRAAS – Day One Roundup

Indian Solo competition, Team Amity University, at the Ansari Audi.; Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy MiRAAS)

[Editor’s Note: Following reportage on the MiRAAS festival is courtesy the official MiRAAS blog run by students of Jamia. We reproduce it here as it is.]  Inauguration of MiRAAS Text by Wafia Kissa, Photos by Nabeel Khalid On, 26 February, Jamia Millia Islamia, inaugurated MiRAAS 2013, a three day inter university festival with grandeur. Mr Najeeb Jung, Vice Chancellor, presided over ...

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