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Jamia Student, Saniuddin Khan, Wins First Prize at Int’l Students Film Festival

Saniuddin Khan, a student of M.A Visual Effects and Animation, AJK Mass Communication Research Center, Jamia Millia Islamia, has won first prize in the student category for his ad-film titled, “Living Star,” at the MBICEM First Frame 2015 Seventh International Students Film Festival, held on 16th and 17th April, 2015 at Sri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi. (Photo courtesy Saniuddin Khan)

Saniuddin Khan, a student of M.A Visual Effects and Animation, AJK Mass Communication Research Center, Jamia Millia Islamia, has won first prize in the student category for his ad-film titled, “Living Star,” at the MBICEM First Frame 2015 Seventh International Students Film Festival, held on 16th and 17th April, 2015 at Sri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi. Eleven films were short-listed and ...

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The Unstoppable Motor-Racing Jamia Student Faraaz Siddiqui

Faraaz Siddiqui during the 16th Raid De Himalaya Rally held Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh; Oct. 2014 (Photo Courtesy: Faraaz Siddiqui)

If the name Faraaz Siddiqui sounds familiar to you, then you’re not wrong because a couple of months ago we had showcased an award-winning short film titled “Humsafar” in which Faraaz Siddiqui (MBA Final Year) was one of the main actors. We profile Faraaz once more because besides his passion for acting, he also harbors a passion for motor-racing. But ...

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Jamia Law Student Avani Kaushal Wins Rs.1 Lakh in Moot Court Competition

Avani Kaushal- Amity- 22-24 Feb 2014 - Mohd Abid Ansari

Jamia student, Avani Kaushal, in the Faculty of Law, JMI won a cash prize of Rs.100,000 for Best Speaker in the Amity International Criminal Law Moot Court Competition organized by the Amity Law School II, Amity University from February 22-24th 2014. The Jamia team comprising: Avani Kaushal, Akanksha Bahuguna, and Sana Wasim were also declared First Runner-ups in the competition, which carried ...

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Architecture Student Yusra Ansari Wins Rs. 30,000 in a National Design Competition

Yusra Ansari, a fifth year Jamia student of  architecture, was declared second prize winner of the prestigious Landscape Foundation Students Design Competition 2014 titled “Seen-Unseen” organized by the Landscape Foundation of India. The second place prize also carried with it a cash prize of Rs. 30,000. On the right is her competition design entry. Oct. 2014 (News and Photo Courtesy Yusra Ansari)

Yusra Ansari, a fifth year Jamia student of architecture, was recently declared second prize winner of the prestigious Landscape Foundation Students Design Competition 2014 titled “Seen-Unseen”  organized by the Landscape Foundation of India. The second place prize also carried with it a cash prize of Rs. 30,000. The competition required students to think of a random physical backdrop which they think has ...

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Jamia Student Arun Yadav Climbs 20,182 Ft. High Stok Kangri Mt. Peak

Kunwar Arun Singh Yadav - Stok Kangri Mountain Peak - 23 Sept 2014

Kunwar Arun Singh Yadav (2016), a B.A. Political Science student of Jamia, recently climbed the Stok Kangri mountain peak which has an elevation of 6,153 meters (20,182 feet). The Stok Kangri peak is considered to be the highest mountain peak in the Stok Range of the Himalayas in the Ladakh region of northwest India. Besides scaling one of the highest ...

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MBA Student Faraaz Siddiqui Cast in an Award-Winning Short-Film ‘Humsafar’

Faraaz Siddiqui with his co-star in a scene from the film, "Humsafar"; (Image Credit: Courtesy Faraaz Siddqui)

Faraaz Siddiqui, an MBA Final Year student at Jamia, was recently cast in a short film titled, ‘Humsafar,’ which got screened at several film festivals, has more than 2 lakh views on Youtube, and just last month in August, it even got screened on TV twice, according to Faraaz. Speaking about his fondness for acting, Faraz told Jamia Journal: “Since ...

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In Conversation with: Faiz Ahmad and Sana Akhtar on Qualifying UPSC Civil Services

Jamia students Faiz Ahmed and Sana Akhtar clear the civil services with an all-India rank of 17 and 90 respectively; JMI, June, 2014 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

According to a news report, 34 out of 300 Jamia Civil Services Coaching Academy students from the 2013 batch have cracked the civil services exam, and out of the 34, 12 cleared the interview and made it across this year. The 12, who made it to the list from the academy this year are: Faiz Ahmed, Sana Akhtar, Tejaswani Gautam, ...

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Book Launch: “Perspectives on Nuclear strategy of India and Pakistan” Edited by Prof. Badrul Alam

Prof. Mohammed Badrul Alam, Head, Department of Political Science; Monday Feb. 18, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

On Monday, Feb. 18, the Department of Political Science organized a lecture and a book launch on the topic “Nuclear Strategy of India and Pakistan.” Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal, fellow, Wadhwani Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington D.C., USA, was invited to speak on the topic (link) and to also formally launch a book edited by Prof. Mohammed Badrul ...

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Four Questions for Writer Anjum Hasan

Anjum Hasan is the author of “Lunatic in my Head,” “Neti, Neti” and “Difficult Pleasures,” which has been shortlisted for The Hindu Literary Prize 2013. She is also a poet, and her debut collections of poems are titled “Street on the Hill.” Hasan’s short stories, articles and poetry have been widely published in Indian and international publications. Presently, she is ...

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