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JMI VC Assures of Opening Distance Learning Centres in Seemanchal

[Prof. Talat Ahmad over the mike [L-R] Dr. Junaid Haris, Dr. Mohammad Sajjad, Mutiur Rahman Madani, Er. Aslam Alig, Tauqueer Jamaee, Dr. Khalid Mubashshir; March 19, 2016 (Photo courtesy Manzar Imaam]

19 March; Sehratola (Purnea), Bihar: During a seminar on educational backwardness of Seemanchal, Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia announced that his university will extend all possible support to open few centres of distance learning in the educationally backward region of Bihar i.e. Seemanchal. His announcement was received with huge applause of the people present during the ...

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Faculty of Law Conducts Workshop on Legal Awareness on Women Related Laws

Workshop on Women Law - Batla House - 11 Oct 2015 - Sahil Ahmed (1)

Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with National Commission for Women had organised a two day National Legal Awareness Programme on the 10th and 11th of October, 2015 at the Municipal Corporation School located in Batla House, New Delhi. During the Legal Awareness Programme, quite a number of women from adjoining localities participated in the aforementioned programme overwhelmingly. ...

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Jamia Student Distributes Packets of Color to Children Living in Okhla Slum

[Neha Pandey with her students in Sanjay Nagar slum in Okhla; Sunday, June 21, 2015 (Photo courtesy Neha Pandey)

Along with her friends, Neha Pandey (2016), a Jamia student of M.A. in Development Communications, AJK-MCRC, had ran a collection drive under the name “Rang De” on Jamia campus early this year in March with an aim to collect enough money to buy packets of coloring pens, pencils and sketch books, in order to bring a little bit of joy and ...

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Jamia Students Participate in the “Come See the Blood on My Skirt” March at DU

Jamia students, along with students of Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University, demonstrated and marched against sexism and against the taboo around menstruation and women's bodies, calling their march, "come and see the blood on my skirt", held at Delhi University; Friday, April 10, 2015 (Photo By Mahibul Hoque, via Priyanka Sharma / Jamia Journal)

Jamia Students Participate in the “Come See the Blood on My Skirt” March at DUThe #PadsAgainstSexism campaign in Delhi, which started in Jamia on March 12th has now turned into a full-blown city-wide student movement with the campaign reaching the campuses of Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University. On Friday, April 10th, student activists from all the three universities came ...

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India-Arab Cultural Center Participates in Delhi World Book Fair 2013

India-Arab Cultural Center book stall at the World Book Fair 2013 in New Delhi; (Date Unknown); (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Feb. 7] For the second successive year, Jamia Millia Islamia is participating in the New Delhi World Book Fair with its own independent pavilion. The India Arab Cultural Centre of Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is showcasing its publications in the main hall of the Book ...

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Jamia Teacher Runs for Students’ Union President at JNU

Election posters at JNU; Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

After four years of fighting battles with the establishment, students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will finally be electing it’s students’ union on Thursday, March 1, 2012.   In 2008, the Supreme Court put a hold on students’ union elections, citing violations of the Lyngdoh committee’s recommendations on students’ union elections in educational institutions. But on December 8, last ...

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