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Separate AMU union for girls


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Girls in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will now have a union of their own.AMU vice chancellor Lt Gen Zameeruddin Shah said the university will have ... Read more...

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Join armed forces, AMU chief says


August 30th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor Lt. Gen. Zamir Uddin Shah has urged students to consider armed forces as a profitable career option. Gen Shah said ... Read more...

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Posts for SCs, STs lie vacant in central universities


August 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as the government is pushing for affirmative action for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the field of education, most ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari sworn in as vice president (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Hamid Ansari took oath as India's vice president for a second consecutive term at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan here Saturday.Ansari was administered ... Read more...

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AMU suspends 21 engineering students


August 8th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 8 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has suspended 21 students for allegedly using fraudulent means to secure admission into engineering courses. A probe has been ordered.The students are ... Read more...

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273 acres available to AMU to start campus: Banerjee


July 30th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) In a bid to resolve the dispute over land allotted to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus in Murshidabad, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ... Read more...

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Jangipur celebrates but some sadness at losing MP Pranabda


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jangipur (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) For eight years, they have looked at him to deliver the goods as their elected representative in Lok Sabha. As Pranab Mukherjee is ... Read more...

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AMU lodges FIR against 27 for using unfair means


July 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University has lodged a police complaint and demanded stern action against 27 candidates who used unfair means or impersonators for admission ... Read more...

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Jamia V-C felicitates first Anglo Arabic girl’s batch


June 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Friday felicitated 15 girl students, the first batch of girls who have recently been admitted to the 300-year-old ... Read more...

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Jamia to felicitate girl students admitted in male bastion


May 31st, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A batch of about 15 girl students, who have made history by taking admission in an institution which has for the last 300 years ... Read more...

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AMU elects its first woman in teachers association


May 1st, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 1 (IANS) After being in the news for alleged gender bias, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has for the first time elected a woman to its influential teacher's ... Read more...

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Madrassas help students make sense of the world (Comment)


April 20th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
When I first came to Jamia Millia Islamia to teach, some 30 years ago, the madrassa in my mind was a quaint holdover from the past. In the course of studying ... Read more...

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Indian-American linguist wins US academic award


April 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) An Indian American professor, Dr. Mohammad Jahangeer Warsi, has been selected as a 2011-2012 recipient of the James E. McLeod Faculty Recognition Award by the ... Read more...

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Is government serious about saving the Ganga?


March 25th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Ganga, deified by Hindus and intrinsic to its literature and lore while providing water to over 40 percent of India's population in 11 ... Read more...

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NGRBA officials’ resignation not accepted: Narayanasamy


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The resignation of the three National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) officials has not been accepted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who chairs the ... Read more...

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Sundance film connects to India with message to adopt girl child


March 19th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Hollywood producer and documentary filmmaker Linda Goldstein Knowlton is reaching out to the Indian youth and parents with her documentary, "Somewhere Between" with the message ... Read more...

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UP voters dethrone Mayawati, choose Mulayam over BJP, Congress (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hopes for a revival in India's most populous state were dashed as Uttar Pradesh's 12.73 crore voters ... Read more...

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Promote mother tongue, AMU academics say


February 21st, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 21 (IANS) It is vitally important to educate children in their mother tongue, experts said at a seminar where other speakers called on the government to promote Urdu.Aligarh ... Read more...

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AMU signs MoU with Iran


January 29th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Jan 29 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has signed an agreement for exchange programme with Iranian universities and institutions.The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed here Saturday by the ... Read more...

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Muslim body backs Congress


January 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Jan 18 (IANS) A Muslim body has urged people to vote for the Congress in the Uttar Pradesh elections, saying the party was best suited to pursue secular ... Read more...

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AMU alumni protest shelving of Bhopal centre


January 15th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 15 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University's Old Boys Association (AMU-OBA) Sunday criticised the Madhya Pradesh government's rejection of a proposal to set up the varsity's regional centre here.The ... Read more...

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Bihar transfers land for AMU centre


December 30th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bihar government Friday transferred 224.02 acres of land in Kishanganj district to the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for establishing a centre in the state, a ... Read more...

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Development should be pro-poor, says Medha Patkar


December 27th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 26 (IANS) Development should depend on resources, capacities and needs of the local population rather than dictated by forces of globalisation, social activist Medha Patkar said Monday.Delivering ... Read more...

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AMU’s special centre launched in Kerala


December 24th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuramm (Kerala), Dec 24 (IANS) The long awaited special centre of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was officially launched here Saturday by union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal.Sibal dedicated the ... Read more...

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Notice to government on plea against Aligarh varsity head (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a plea alleging non-enforcement of the government's order restraining Aligarh Muslim university Vice ... Read more...

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AMU students’ union election results declared


December 11th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 11 (IANS) Syed Sharique Ahmad, a BA (final year) student, has been elected president of the Aligarh Muslim University Students Union (AMUSU), an official said Sunday.Abdul Quadir Jilani, ... Read more...

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Malaysia-India can enhance world economy: Minister


November 1st, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Nov 1 (IANS) Mutual cooperation between Malaysia and India can enhance the world economy to a new horizon, Abdul Taib Mahmud, chief minister of Malaysia's Sarawak state, said ... Read more...

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Wrong to say madrassas hub of terrorism: Author


August 12th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It is wrong to say that madrassas teach students to hate other religions and are hubs of terrorism, says Arshad Alam, author of the book ... Read more...

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House Full in Aligarh - thanks to Rahul


July 8th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 8 (IANS) All three guest houses of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have been booked by Congress leaders eager to take part in a rally here Saturday ... Read more...

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AMU may get Indo-US energy centre


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, June 22 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) may soon host the Indo-US energy centre.Farooq Abdullah, minister for new and renewable energy, has promised to clear the project, ... Read more...

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Pranab assures all help to AMU’s new centres


June 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal)/Aligarh, June 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday assured all help to the Aligarh Muslim University's (AMU) centres here and at Malappuram (Kerala), as well ... Read more...

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AMU, Jakarta university to work closer together


June 11th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, June 11 (IANS) A high-level Indonesian delegation led by Indonesian Ambassador Lieutenant General (Retd) Andi M. Ghalib Saturday visited the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for exploring mutual cooperation in ... Read more...

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Aligarh Muslim University to reopen May 13


May 10th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 9 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University, which shut down April 30 following violence among students, has decided to reopen on May 13 and also open the hostel for ... Read more...

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Indian scientists dismiss reports on ‘god particle’


May 1st, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) Two Indian scientists have questioned reports that the long elusive sub-atomic Higgs boson or the "god particle" - a hypothetical particle believed to be a ... Read more...

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Aligarh university closed after violence


April 30th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, April 30 (IANS) A day after violence involving students on the campus, the administration of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh Saturday announced the closure of the ... Read more...

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