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Vice-President Hamid Ansari Releases Book by Jamia Faculty

(L-R) Farha Hiba Parvez, author; Dr. Burak Akcapar, Ambassador of Turkey; Hamid Ansari, vice-president of India; Prof. Talat Ahmad, vice-chancellor; at the book launch held at Jamia Millia Islamia; Sept. 11, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Sept. 11, 2015: Speaking at a Book Release Function for the book titled ‘Feminist and Orientalist Perspectives’ – A Study of Lady Mary Montagu’s Turkish Embassy Letters authored by Farha Hiba Parvez [, a visiting lecturer at AJK-MCRC, JMI and a teacher of English at JMI Senior Secondary School,] and published by Viva Books Private Limited, Shri Mohammad Hamid Ansari, ...

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Journalist Suhasini Haidar Speaks on “Indian Foreign Policy Under Modi”

Suhasini Haidar, journalist, speaking at Dept. of Political Science, JMI; Sept. 10, 2015 (Photo: Md. Imran Raza / Jamia Journal)

Sept. 10, 2015: Subject Association, Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia organized a lecture by the well-known journalist, Suhasini Haidar, on the topic, “Indian Foreign Policy under Modi: Tough Talking or Soft Power?” at the department, on Thursday. The session was chaired by Prof. Badrul Alam, Head, Department of Political Science, JMI. Ms. Haidar, who is currently the Diplomatic ...

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Speaks at Jamia; Calls for Empowering Minorities

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, BJP member and Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs & Minority Affairs Govt. of India, speaking at Jamia Millia Islamia; Sept. 8, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Sept. 8, 2015: Delivering an Inaugural Address at the National Seminar on ‘Shifting Paradigm: Re-Envisioning Minority Issues and Minority Studies in India’, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Minister of State for Parliamentary and Minority Affairs said that NDA-II Government is committed to change socio-economic environment in the country to promote security and inclusive growth.  The overwhelming mandate obtained by the NDA established ...

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V-C Talat Ahmad Sets New Practice of University-wide Orientation Program for Freshers

Prof. Talat Ahmad, vice-chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia addressing the new students of Jamia during the orientation program at the Bhopal Ground, JMI Sports Complex; Sept. 8, 2015 (Photo courtesy Arman Khan / Jamia Journal)

Sept. 8, 2015: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has instituted scholarship for fifty students coming from economically disadvantaged sections of the society in the name of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India. This figure is likely to increase in the next academic session. Addressing an Orientation Programme in Jamia Millia Islamia, organized for newly admitted students in the academic ...

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Animal Rights Group ‘Lovanimals’ Offers to Help Jamia Control its Dog Population

A stray dog at Jamia Central Canteen. (Photo: Jamia Journal)

An animal rights group called, “Lovanimals (Trust For The Welfare Of Animals)” has offered to help Jamia Millia Islamia control its stray dogs population on-campus by offering to neuter and vaccinate them at no cost to the university. In a letter addressed to the university Registrar, a founding member of Lovanimal, Sheetal Panwar, writes: “I’m writing this in connection with ...

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President of India Applauds Jamia’s Translation Work of Tagore’s Writings

Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia, presenting 14 publications of Tagore Research and Translation Scheme (TRTS), Department of Urdu, JMI to Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi; August 21, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) presented 14 publications of Tagore Research and Translation Scheme (TRTS), Department of Urdu, JMI to Shri Pranab Mukherjee, hon’ble President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi on August 21, 2015. The project was given to the Department of Urdu, JMI by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. “On the eve ...

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Sisters of Aishwarya Vishwa Vidyalaya visit Jamia VC for Rakhi-Tying Ceremony

Brahma Kumari sisters tied Rakhi on the hand of Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia on Aug. 25, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Aug. 25, 2015: To mark the auspicious festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ which falls on August 29, 2015, the Brahma Kumari sisters tied Rakhi on the hand of Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). ‘Raksha Bandhan’ is a unique festival that brings out the special bonding that exists between brothers and sisters. It represents creative intellection and positive action ...

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Fine Arts Students Organize Photo Exhibition on World Photography Day

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Talat Ahmed inaugurates Photo Exhibition on World Photography Day at M.F. Husain Art Gallery, JMI; Aug. 18, 2015 (Photo courtesy Taiba Siddiqui)

The Department of Applied Art, Faculty of Fine Arts, Jamia Millia Islamia organized a photography exhibition on the occasion of World Photography Day on Aug. 18, 2015 at the M.F. Husain Art Gallery, JMI. The art exhibit includes the works of students and faculty members of the department and some Indian and International photographers. Prof. Talat Ahmed inaugurated the event ...

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Jamia Celebrates 69th Independence Day

Jamia Millia Islamia celebrates independence day at Jamia Secondary School; Aug. 15, 2015 (Photo courtesy JMI)

Aug. 15, 2015: Jamia celebrated Independence Day today with traditional gaiety and fervour. The students, teachers and staff of Jamia Millia Islamia had assembled in the school premises in large numbers to witness the hoisting of the national flag. The tiny-tots from the Mushir Fatima Nursery School and students from the Jamia Schools made an inspiring cultural performance. Prof. Shareef Ahmad, ...

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