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Jamia Students Initiate “Teach to Construct” Literacy Campaign in Jamia

'Teach to Construct' volunteers on Jamia campus celebrating Children's day with the children of Jamia construction workers; Nov. 18, 2013 (Photo: courtesy "The Origin")

[Following is a message from “The Origin”, an NGO running the “Teach to Construct” literacy campaign in Jamia.] India since independence is in continuous effort to eradicate poverty from the country, and yet after more than sixty years of independence, we observe mass illiteracy in our country. In order to eradicate illiteracy from India, we not only need governmental efforts ...

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Center for Management Studies Hosts Alumni Meet: Milaap 2013

Alumni relive the fun times at the CMS alumni meet held at CMS, JMI; Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy Kashish Rahman)

[Text and photographs by Kashish Rahman (2015), Center for Management Studies, JMI] The Centre for Management Studies (CMS) hosted their Annual Alumni Meet dubbed “Milaap” on Sunday, 17th November 2013. The event was attended by a a great number of  former and current students of CMS, along with faculty members. Mr. Abad Ahmad, Chair Professor, CMS, Mr. Rihan Khan Suri, ...

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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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Dept. of Pol. Sci. Conducts National Seminar on “Making Democratic Governance Work”

National Seminar on "Making Democratic Governance Work" held at the CIT-FTK, JMI; Nov. 5-6, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy Khalid Yousafzai)

A two-day national seminar on “Making Democratic Governance Work: Reinventing Public Delivery Systems in India” was organized by the Department of Political Science at the FTK-CIT seminar hall on 5th and 6th of November, 2013. Delegates and participants from various universities across India and other countries presented their papers highlighting the current paradigms in the discourse. In his inaugural speech, ...

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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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Jamia Team Grabs Third Place in National Go-Kart Championship

Jamia team's go-kart for the National Go-kart Championship at Mohite Racing Academy, Kolhapur, Maharashtra; Oct. 2013 (Photo: Courtesy Team KARTostraphe)

[Following is a press release from Jamia’s Go-kart Team — ‘KARTastrophe’] Indian Society of New Era Engineers (ISNEE) conducted the nationwide event, National Go-Kart Championship (NGKC) this year in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. The event saw participation from engineering colleges from all over India, with a pre-final round that shortlisted a total of 47 teams that qualified for the final round. The ...

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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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