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Architecture Student Yusra Ansari Wins Rs. 30,000 in a National Design Competition

Yusra Ansari, a fifth year Jamia student of architecture, was recently declared second prize winner of the prestigious Landscape Foundation Students Design Competition 2014 titled “Seen-Unseen”  organized by the Landscape Foundation of India. The second place prize also carried with it a cash prize of Rs. 30,000. The competition required students to think of a random physical backdrop which they think has ...

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Jamia 94th Foundation Day Celebrations on Oct. 29

Jamia 94 Foundation Day - 29 Oct 2014

Jamia Millia Islamia will celebrate its 94th Foundation Day on October 29. Traditionally, this is the occasion for the entire Jamia bridari to congregate and celebrate together. The Foundation Day celebration of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will begin at 10.30 AM in the Forecourt of Dr. M.A. Ansari Auditorium, JMI where the Chief Guest Dr. Karan Singh, Member of Parliament ...

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Jamia Student Arun Yadav Climbs 20,182 Ft. High Stok Kangri Mt. Peak

Kunwar Arun Singh Yadav - Stok Kangri Mountain Peak - 23 Sept 2014

Kunwar Arun Singh Yadav (2016), a B.A. Political Science student of Jamia, recently climbed the Stok Kangri mountain peak which has an elevation of 6,153 meters (20,182 feet). The Stok Kangri peak is considered to be the highest mountain peak in the Stok Range of the Himalayas in the Ladakh region of northwest India. Besides scaling one of the highest ...

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Exhibit of Photos Taken at Nairobi National Park, Kenya

Kenya Photo Exhibit - MFH Gallery - 16 Sept 2014 - Shahbaz Khan

An exhibition of photographs taken by Prof. Ghazanfar Zaidi, Faculty of Fine Arts on his trip to the Nairobi National Park, Kenya were displayed at the M.F. Hussain Art Gallery, JMI from 15 to 20 Sept. 2014. All  photos of the exhibit were clicked by Shahbaz Khan, student of MCRC P.G. Diploma in Still Photography & Visual Communication. Photo Gallery: ...

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Jamia Annual Convocation to be Held on Nov. 17, 2014

The Annual Convocation-2014 of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is scheduled to be held on Monday, 17th November, 2014 at 12.30 PM at the Lawns of Bhopal Ground of the University.  On this occasion, Degrees/Diplomas/Medals will be awarded to those candidates who have passed their examinations in the year 2013 (For Ph.Ds. notified upto September 2014). The list of Awardees of ...

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Jamia Awarded Second Place in Inter-University Moot Court Competition at RGNUL

Fourth year law students representing Jamia were awarded second place in the Surana and Surana National Trial Advocacy Moot Court Competition held at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Punjab between 13 – 15 Sept. 2014. The team also won a Rs. 11,000 cash prize. One of the team members, Akashdeep Pandey, was also declared the 4th best advocate ...

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Former Information Commissioner Dr. M.M. Ansari Speaks on RTI

Dr. M.M. Ansari, former Information Commissioner CIC

The Department of Political Science organized a lecture by Dr. M.M. Ansari, former Information Commissioner, Central Information Commission (CIC), Government of India,  on the topic, “Right to Information Act: Prospects and Challenges,” at the department’s seminar room on Wednesday, 10 Sept. 2014. [Link to Audio] Dr. Ansari began his lecture by stating that he will mainly speak on four main ...

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Prof. Ujjawal Singh Speaks on “Political Fasts as Mode of Resistance”

Prof. Ujjawal Kumar Singh

The Department of Political Science organized a talk by Prof. Ujjawal Kumar Singh, Head, Department of Political Science, Delhi University, on the topic: “Reclaiming Democracy: Political Fasts as Mode of Resistance,” on Sept. 2, 2014. [Link to Audio] Prof. Singh started his talk by clearly stating that his talk is going to focus on “hunger fasts” for political end, and ...

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MBA Student Faraaz Siddiqui Cast in an Award-Winning Short-Film ‘Humsafar’

Faraaz Siddiqui, an MBA Final Year student at Jamia, was recently cast in a short film titled, ‘Humsafar,’ which got screened at several film festivals, has more than 2 lakh views on Youtube, and just last month in August, it even got screened on TV twice, according to Faraaz. Speaking about his fondness for acting, Faraz told Jamia Journal: “Since ...

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Campus Companion Releases its Fifth Issue

[Following is a press release from Campus Companion.] After a long summer vacation and Eid celebrations, Campus Companion today, Monday, released the 5th issue (September) of the magazine here at Gulistan-e-Ghalib, Jamia Millia Islamia after its last release in April 2014. “Moving ahead in its progress, Campus Companion has launched four different clubs for all round development of students and ...

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