Int’l Conference on Perspective of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi on Islam and Modernity

Dignitaries and delegates of the conference posing for a group photograph at the Ansari Auditorium; Thursday Feb. 7, 2013 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

The Zakir Hussain Institute of Islamic Studies (ZHIIS), Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) in collaboration with the Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture (IFSC), Turkey started a three-day International Conference beginning Thursday 7th February 2013 on the theme of “Islam and Modernity: The Perspective of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi” here at Dr. M.A. Ansari Auditorium, JMI. A 20th century scholar, Said Nursi’s ...

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Eminent American Scholar on India, Prof. Paul Brass, Speaks at Jamia

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On Thursday Feb. 7, the Department of Political Science organized a talk by Prof. Paul R. Brass titled, “‘Indira Gandhi Live: Interview and Discussion’ by Prof. Paul R. Brass with Indira Gandhi on 26 March 1978”. The session was chaired by Prof. Muhammed Badrul Alam, Head, Department of Political Science, JMI. An expert on South Asian politics, ethnic politics and ...

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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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Prof. Yaqoob Bangash of Pakistan Speaks on “Qadri Phenomenon”

Prof. Yaqoob Khan Bangash (Left) in conversation with Prof. Ajay Behera (Right), at the Academy of International Studies; Thursday Jan. 31, 2013 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

It was surprising to see an enthusiastic audience curiously turning up to hear about the recently much talked about Qadri phenomenon which disappeared as quickly as it appeared on television channels and newspapers across Pakistan, India and elsewhere. The talk on the “Qadri Phenomenon: Making Sense of Pakistani Politics” by Dr. Yaqoob Khan Bangash was organized under the Pakistan Studies Programme ...

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Prof. Tariq Aziz Delivers the 10th Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

Muhammad Abdus Salaam (Photo: Via Wikipedia - Creative Commons)

On Wednesday, 30th January, 2013, the Faculty of Engineering and Technology hosted the 10th Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture, 2013. The memorial lecture was delivered by Prof. Tariq Aziz, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai on the theme of “Quest for the Genetic Code of the Universe – A legacy of Salam”. The Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture — conducted in memory ...

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HRD Minister Raju Inaugurates New Premises of Centre for North East Studies

In inauguration of Center for North East Studies and Policy Research by HRD Minister M. Mangapati Pallam Raju; Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

It is a pleasure that Jamia Millia Islamia known as the “land of experimentations and innovation” has established a Centre for North East Studies, the first such centre in any central university, said the Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD), Dr. M. Mangapati Pallam Raju in his address after a formal inauguration of the new premises of the Centre ...

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Jamia Canteens Employ Underage Children

A young boy can be seen sweeping the floor and later dumping trash at the Central Canteen; Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 (Photo: Jamia Journal)

With an amendment to the Child Labour Prohibition and Regulation Act (CLPRA) of 1986, the parliament of  India made it a punishable offense to employ children under the age of 14 at any kind of eatery. Employment of children at tea shops, dhabas, restaurants, hotels, etc were all deemed illegal. However, this law, like so many other laws in India, ...

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Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Inaugurates a New High-Tech Lab

Vice-Chancellor Najeeb Jung (Left) at the inauguration of the lab at the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is a Jamia press release dated Jan. 2, 2012] Jamia Millia Islamia has made another major stride in the area of Nanotechnology and Nanoscience. Mr. Najeeb Jung, Vice Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia, inaugurated a unique facility on the synthesis of ‘Single Wall Carbon Nanotube’ at the Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Jamia. This facility is exclusively dedicated for ...

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