Jamia Commemorates 104th Birth Anniversary of Faiz Ahmad Faiz

Jamia’s Outreach Programme in collaboration with Jamia Discussion Forum organized a cultural and Literary Evening on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of the noted Urdu poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 at Dayar-e Mir Taqi Mir, JMI. (Photo courtesy JMI)

Jamia’s Outreach Programme in collaboration with Jamia Discussion Forum organized a cultural and Literary Evening on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of the noted Urdu poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 at Dayar-e Mir Taqi Mir, JMI. The Programme began with a welcome note delivered by Prof. Sonia Surabhi Gupta, Director Centre for European and Latin ...

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Vice-President of India Hamid Ansari Inaugurates Photo Exhibit on Dr. M.A. Ansari

Vice-President of India, Mr. Mohammad Hamid Ansari (center) inaugurating a photo-exhibition on Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari. Accompanying him are Vice-Chancellor Prof. Talat Ahmad (left) and his wife Salma Ansari (right), at the M.F.Husain Art Gallery, Jamia Millia Islamia; Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

Mr. Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Vice-President of India inaugurated a photo-exhibition on Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari, a leading light of the Indian Independence Movement and a co-founder of Jamia Millia Islamia, today in the M.F. Husain Art Gallery, Jamia Millia Islamia. This photo exhibition was curated by Professor S.M. Akhtar, Dean, Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics, Jamia Millia Islamia. There were ...

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Mahmood Farooqui and Darain Shahidi Present Dastangoi at Jamia

Mahmood Farooqui and Darain Shahidi Dastangoi

Renowned Dastangoes Mahmood Farooqui and Darain Shahidi presented Dastangoi as part of the 94th Foundation Day Celebrations. Dastangoi is a 16th century oral story-telling art form which was revived in 2005 by Mahmood Farooqui along with his aides. The Dastangoi presentation that lasted for two hours mesmerized the audience with its eclecticism and narrative depth. One of the oral narratives ...

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Exhibit of Photos Taken at Nairobi National Park, Kenya

Kenya Photo Exhibit - MFH Gallery - 16 Sept 2014 - Shahbaz Khan

An exhibition of photographs taken by Prof. Ghazanfar Zaidi, Faculty of Fine Arts on his trip to the Nairobi National Park, Kenya were displayed at the M.F. Hussain Art Gallery, JMI from 15 to 20 Sept. 2014. All  photos of the exhibit were clicked by Shahbaz Khan, student of MCRC P.G. Diploma in Still Photography & Visual Communication. Photo Gallery: ...

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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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French Language Students Participate in French Cultural Fest at JNU

Anuradha, a student of Diploma in French performs a solo dance at the “Espaces de Liberte,” La Fete de la Francophone Fest at Jawaharlal Nehru University; March 21, 2014 (Photo: Rohit Khan Balod)

The Centre for Latin American and European Studies, JMI  took part in the recently concluded festival titled, “Espaces de Liberte,” La Fete de la Francophone at Jawaharlal Nehru University on March 21, 2014. The event was organised by the Centre for French and Francophone Studies, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, JNU, which coincided with the World Francophone Day ...

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Faculty of Education Conducts Inter-House ‘Wall Magazine’ Competition

Wall Magazine for Ajmal House at Faculty of Education, JMI; Thursday, March 13, 2014 (Photo: Courtesy Imran Khan)

Institute of Advanced Studies & Education (IASE), Faculty of Education organised an inter-house “Wall Magazine” competition at the Faculty of Education, on Thursday, 13th March 2014. All the students of B.Ed. and ETE are divided into eight houses that are named after social and educational figures such as Zakir, Sayyadain, Gandhi, Azad, Nehru, Ajmal, Ansari and Mujeeb house, in which ...

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3-Day Inter-University Cultural Festival “MiRAAS 2014” Inaugurated

Vice-Chancellor Prof S. M. Sajid (center), unveiling the Program for MiRAAS 2014  along with the chief guest Ms. Shanta Sarabjeet Singh (right) and Dean of Students' Welfare, Prof Tasneem Meenai (left), at the Dr. M.A. Ansari Auditorium, JMI; Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Feb. 25, 2014] The three-day Inter-University Cultural Festival “MIRAAS 2014” was formally inaugurated by Prof. S.M. Sajid, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia on February 24, 2014. Mrs. Shanta Sarabjeet Singh was the Chief Guest of the Inaugural Function of “MiRAAS 2014” The event began with a recitation from the Holy Quran by Nasir ...

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Musical Troupes from Denmark and Sweden Perform at Jamia

Danish band ‘Radiant Arcadia’ and Swedish group 'Barkbroder Extended' perform at Ansari Auditorium, JMI; Wed. Feb. 12, 2014 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel/ Jamia Journal)

Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi rganized a cultural programme called “An Evening of Sufi Music”. The Troupes from Denmark & Sweden performed as part of this programme. Danish band ‘Radiant Arcadia’, formed in 2008, comprises women who challenge dogmas about performing arts and have been carrying this message all across the ...

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