Campus News

Member of Parliament, Brinda Karat, Visits Jamia

Birnda Karat (left) released a book “Pervasive Exclusion and Challenges of Inclusion: Gender Patterns in South and Central Asia” edited by Dr. Sabiha Hussain of Dr. K R Narayanan Center for Dalit and Minorities Studies, at Jamia Millia Islamia; Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Nov. 21, 2013] Smt. Brinda Karat delivered Valedictory Address to the participants of Orientation Course for College & University faculty organized by the Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia Speaking at the valedictory function of the orientation program for collage and university teachers at the UGC – Academic Staff College at Jamia ...

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Jazeera: The Woman Who Took on the Kerala Sand Mining Mafia Speaks at Jamia

Ms. Jazeera V.M. speaking at the Department of Social Work, JMI; Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy Asrarul Haque)

[Following is a press release from the Subject Association, Department of Social Work, JMI] Identify the issue, enrich your understanding, mobilize the people and take action on the issue is the theoretical approach to social activism; however, presently a different and an exemplary approach of social action is being taken by a social activist by the name of Jazeera V.M. ...

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Afghanistan Studies Centre Screens “Kandahar”

(L-R) T.C.A. Rangachari, Prof. Suresh Sharma & Dr. Rani Mullen at Dayare-Mir Taqi Mir, JMI; Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

The Afghanistan Studies Centre of the Academy of International Studies (AIS), Jamia Millia Islamia screened the prominent Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s film “Kandahar” at The Tagore Hall, Dayar-e-Mir Taqi Mir on Wednesday 6 November, 2013. This was the second movie in a series of movies on Afghanistan. Earlier, on 18 September, 2013 the Centre had screened “The Kite Runner”, adapted ...

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Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Al-Sabah Visits Jamia

Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah at the India Arab Cultural Center, JMI; Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Nov. 9, 2013] In a rare honour to Jamia Millia Islamia, the Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, in a state visit to India, visited the University on Saturday, 9th November, 2013 at 11.00 AM. His Highness Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister ...

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Cycle Rally from Srinagar to Jamia to Raise Awareness for Women’s Safety

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[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Nov. 3, 2013] Raising awareness about ensuring safety for all citizens, particularly women, students, teachers and staff members of Jamia Millia Islamia will take out a cycle rally from 4th to 25th November, 2013, which will travel from Kashmir to Delhi, covering a distance of 1121 kilometres, spreading the message of providing ...

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Jamia Millia Islamia Marks 93rd Foundation Day

93rd Foundation Day celebration at Dr. M.A. Ansari Auditorium; Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Oct, 29, 2013] Jamia Millia Islamia is celebrating its 93rd Foundation Day today, i.e. on October 29. The Foundation Day celebrations began at 9.30 AM outside the Dr. M A Ansari Auditorium, Jamia Millia Islamia where the Chief Guest of the day, Dr. Mohammad Zakir, Retired Professor from the Department of Urdu ...

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Blood Donation Drive 2013 at Jamia

Blood donation bus at main campus JMI; Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel /

The National Service Scheme, Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with Rotary Club of Indraprastha, Okhla came together to organize a “Blood Donation Camp” on October 24, 2013. According to a Jamia press statement, by 2.30 p.m., they had collected 250 units of blood. The aim of the drive was to collect 500 units of blood by 5 p.m.

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ABC… Campaign Holds an Orientation Meeting for its Volunteers

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The “ABC… Campaign” held an orientation meeting for its volunteers on campus in the lawns next to the Department of English, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. The ABC… Campaign is a student initiative to provide basic education to the children of construction workers presently working and residing on Jamia campus. This was ABC… Campaign’s first meeting for this year, for ...

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Dept. of Psychology Marks World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10 with a Rally

Students of Psychology hold placards on Mental Health Day; Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 (Photo: Laraeb Pracha (B.A. Psychology)]

The Department of Psychology, Jamia Millia Islamia organised a series of events to mark the International Mental Health Day on campus, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. The students and staff of the Department took out a rally in the campus to propagate the idea of mental health and also performed street plays on the issue. Dr Sheema Aleem, the Advisor to ...

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Dept. of Islamic Studies Conducts Naat Khwani Contest

Naat Khwani competition at the Department of Islamic Studies; Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy Zahid Anwar)

[Following information been provided by Zahid Anwar, vice-president, subject Association, Department of Islamic Studies, JMI.] The Subject Association, Department of Islamic Studies conducted a “Naat Khwani competition on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.  Many students from various departments of the university participated. Competition Results: First: Wahajuddin, (B.A. 3rd sem. Deptt. of Urdu) and Tabassum Hasan. (M.A. 1st sem Deptt. of Islamic ...

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