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Jamia Marks 150th Birth Anniversary of Motilal Nehru with Photo Exhibit

Vice-Chancellor Najeeb Jung viewing a photograph of Motilal Nehru at the Premchand Archives & Literary Centre, Al-Beruni Block, Jamia Millia Islamia; March, 21, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is an official Jamia press release dated April 2, 2013] On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Pt. Motilal Nehru, Jamia’s Premchand Archives & Literary Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia is organizing an exhibition called “Motilal Nehru: The Man and His Contribution” from March 21-April 10, 2013. The exhibition was formally inaugurated by Mr. Najeeb Jung, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia ...

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PHOTOS: Exhibit on Afghan Women

Photo exhibition on Afghan women to celebrate International Women's Day at the M.F. Husain Art Gallery, JMI; Friday, March 8, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Outreach Programme and Afghanistan Studies Centre at Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with the High Commission of Canada, New Delhi organized a series of programmes to celebrate the International Women’s Day on March 8, 2013. A Photo exhibition on Afghan Women by Lana Slezic was also on display for the occasion at the M.F. Hussian ...

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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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Turkish Whirling Dervishes Perform at Jamia

Turkish whirling dervishes perform at Safdar Hashmi Amphitheater; Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 (Photo: Crtsy JMI)

[Following is a Jamia press release dated Oct 31, 2012] Jamia Millia Islamia celebrated its 92nd Foundation Day on October 29, 2012. The Foundation Day celebrations came to an end on the 30th with a performance by a visiting group of Whirling Dervishes from Turkey called “Konya Turkish Tasawwuf Music Ensemble” who performed on October 30, 2012 at 6.30 PM in Safdar Hashmi Ampitheatre, ...

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Ustad Zila Khan Performs on Foundation Day

Zila Khan performing at the Ansari Auditorium; Oct 29, 2012 (Photo: Crtsy JMI)

[Following is a Jamia press release dated Oct 30, 2012, which has been edited to eliminate redundancy with the previous press release.]  Jamia Millia Islamia celebrated its 92nd Foundation Day on October 29, 2012. As part of the celebration of Jamia’s foundation day, a Sufiana Kalam was offered by Ustad Zila Khan in the evening on the 29th of October. Mr. ...

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Full-time Politician and Part-time Poet Kapil Sibal in Jamia for a Poetry Recital

Kapil Sibal for his poetry recital at the M.A. Ansari Auditorium; Tuesday, March 27, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD), and an advocate for limiting freedom of speech on the Internet, Mr. Kapil Sibal, read excerpts from his latest book of poems titled “My World Within” at the Ansari Auditorium, on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. . He also read from his older collection of poems titled “I Witness: Partial Observation” which was launched ...

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Jamia Hosts Nat’l Trilingual Inter Univ. Debate Competition

A contestant for the debate competition at the Ansari Audi.; Tue., March 13, 2012 (Photo: Merajun Nabi)

Bol–Jamia’s debating Society under the aegis of Office of Dean Students’ Welfare, Jamia Millia Islamia–organized a national trilingual inter university debate competition on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. The three languages in which the debate was conducted were Urdu, English and Hindi. The M.A. Ansari Auditorium was the venue for the national competition. . The topic for the debate was, “Absolute ...

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AlgoRhythm 2012: F/o Engg. Celebrates Annual Techno-Cultural Festival

Performers form a human pyramid as part of the "Nukkad Natak"; Saturday, March 3, 2012 (Photo: Prateek Singla)

In an endeavor to provide students with an enjoyable and an interactive opportunity along with managerial experience, the Computer Society of India Student Chapter, Jamia Millia Islamia (CSI-JMI) held its three-day annual techo-cultural festival called “AlgoRhythm: The Rhythm of Techno Geeks” from March 2-4, 2012. . The festival was inaugurated by Mr. Shakil-uz-Zama Ansari, Member Secretary, National Commission for OBC. ...

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