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Picture: Delhi Metro Comes to Jamia

"Delhi Metro Comes to Jamia"; JMI Main Gate; Thursday Jan. 24, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

About the Pictures: Delhi Metro’s work is in full swing at Jamia. Jamia boulevard has been completely transformed in the past couple of months. And by the looks of it, holes are being dug in the ground for the pillars to be placed; which settles the debate whether the metro will be underground or overground; it is certainly going to be ...

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Picture: 5 New Benches at Central Canteen

"5 New Benches" ; In front of the Central Canteen; Dec. 12, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

About the Picture: If you haven’t been to the Central Canteen in the past couple of days, then you might not know that there are five new benches in front of the Central Canteen. It is a good decision by Jamia to add more benches to the area because the lack of sitting space was acutely felt. [Note: Students are ...

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Seminar on “The Naga Situation”

Seminar on the Naga Situation; Mir Taqi Mir Bldg.; Nov 16, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

About the Pictures: The Centre for North East Studies and Research Policy at Jamia held first of its Research Seminar Series by young scholars on issues and challenges before the North East on the theme titled, ‘The Naga Situation: The Future of Peace and Talks’, on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at the Mir Taqi Mir building. Unfortunately, I reached the ...

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Picture: On-Campus and Totally in Thawb

"On-Campus and Totally in Thawb"; In front of the Dept. of Political Science; Nov. 6, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

About the Picture: I saw this student wearing an Arabian garment, called Thawb in Arabic, on-campus in front of the department of political science on Monday, Nov. 6. Though I did not know him, I had seen him around and I knew he was in my department. So I thought I’d stop and talk to him. The student’s name is ...

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Picture: The Red Bug

"The Red Bug"; In front of the Dept. of Pol. Sci.; Oct 30, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

About the Picture: This electric car is a common sight on campus. The owner of this car is a faculty member, though I don’t know which department. And what’s interesting about the car, besides the fact it is the only electric car on campus, and that is the owner of the car. I’m not going to tell you what makes him ...

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Picture: Sad Little Puppy

"Sad Little Puppy"; Faculty of Engineering; Oct. 25, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

About the Picture: I saw this cute little rascal near the Engineering canteen on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. There was a whole litter of them there, but this one looked really sad about something. I imagine him to be thinking: I did everything she told me to do; I jumped through hoops and barked like a dog for her; then ...

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Picture: Make Way for the Ducklings

"Poor Little Ducklings"; In front of the Geography Department; Sept. 5, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

About the Picture: I took this picture in front of the geography department last month (September). What’s interesting about this picture, to me,  is that the children walking across the picture are  presumed to be children of construction workers, who are currently building departments and centers of eduction for Jamia. What is unfortunate, is that their children will never have ...

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Picture: The Yellow Ambassador

Title: "The Yellow Ambassador"; Location: In front of the Dept. of Social Work; Date: Sept. 5, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

This is the first in what we hope will be a regular feature on Jamia Journal. From now on, we will publish one interesting picture taken on-campus on a regular basis. Readers are welcome to send their own submissions to be considered for publication. All pictures are required to have a caption, location on campus, and the date the picture ...

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