A Group of DU Students Talk About Their Plans to get Admitted into Jamia

(L-front) Shantanu, Neha and Johnson; (R-front) Sarveshwar, Aditya and Rozi. Monday, June 20, 2011 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel/JJ)

It is admission season at Jamia these days. Entrance tests are being conducted on almost a weekly basis for the past few weeks for all graduate and postgraduate programs. Monday, June 20, the political science department held its entrance test for its Public Administration postgraduate program. There seemed to be a single center for the test at the commerce building. ...

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Students Observe Propose Day on Campus

(L-R) Devraj and Lalita; Feb. 8, 2011 (JJ Photo/Khalid Jaleel)

On the occasion of Propose Day, Feb. 8, the second day of Valentine week: students were seen observing the day by “proposing” their love to their girlfriends or boyfriends on campus. In one such instance, Devraj (Not a Jamia student) proposed his love to his longtime girlfriend: Lalita, a postgraduate student in the department of political science. In the afternoon, ...

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Movie Review: 127 Hours (Rating: 3/5)

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Directed by: Danny Boyle Starring: James Franco. Music by: A.R. Rahman Genre: Drama/Adventure My Rating: 3/5 “127 Hours” is my second Danny Boyle movie. However, that does not mean “Slumdog Millionaire” was my first Boyle movie; rather it was “28 Days Later.” And one of the reasons for not watching “Slumdog Millionaire” was “28 Days Later.” So you can imagine ...

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Movie Review: Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries) [Rating: 3/5]

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Directed By: Kiran Rao Cast: Prateik Babbar (Munna), Monica Dogra (Shai), Kriti Malhotra (Yasmin), Aamir Khan (Arun). Genre: Drama Critic Rating – 3/5 Kiran Rao’s (a Jamia alumna) debut movie “Dhobi Ghat,” is more of a documentary film than a typical Bollywood flick as the film deals with aspects of reality. Reality of hardships in different phases of life. The ...

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