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‘Jamia can receive and spend foreign funds’


September 21st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The home ministry has clarified that Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is exempt from all provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and there is ... Read more...

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The making of new Pakistani cinema - with help from India


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Mazhar Zaidi and Farjad Nabi are journalists-turned-filmmakers from Pakistan. When they came together to make "Zinda Bhaag" on a burning issue in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Anna’s political move face-saver or inevitable? Debate is on


August 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Was Team Anna's announcement of foraying into politics a face saving arrangement, a sign of a failed movement or was it always political, choosing ... Read more...

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Police release MP’s son held for impersonating in Jamia exam


June 8th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The son of a Rajya Sabha MP from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was allegedly caught impersonating at an entrance exam of Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Eight die in Pakistan blast


June 7th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Eight people, including two children, were killed Thursday in a massive blast outside a seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, a media report said.The deafening explosion took ... Read more...

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jamia to run 50-bed medical centre


April 28th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A 50-bed medical centre, named after King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, has been inaugurated at Jamia Millia Islamia, officials said Saturday.Named after King Abdullah bin ... Read more...

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Be a global citizen, Ban Ki-moon tells India’s youth


April 27th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Visiting UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday called upon India's youth to "have a big dream" and to "look beyond your country" to become ... Read more...

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When I am in India, I am at home: Ban Ki-moon


April 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Visiting UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was Friday conferred an honorary degree of doctor of letters at Jamia Millia Islamia here and told his audience ... 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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‘Arab spring is human awakening’


February 15th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests against repression in the Arab world was a human awakening triggered by people craving for better life and ... Read more...

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Tripura university to set up Bangladesh Study Centre


January 25th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 25 (IANS) Tripura Central University will set up a Bangladesh Study Centre soon to teach Indian students more about the neighbouring nation, a top university official told ... Read more...

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Jamia to conduct UGC NET Saturday


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia will conduct the University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) examination Dec 24, a statement said Thursday.A total of 30,943 candidates will appear ... Read more...

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Post-Sikkim quake: ham radio, bamboo applications recommended for northeast


November 15th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A meeting of India's top seismologists and earthquake specialists, which discussed issues arising from the Sikkim earthquake, has strongly recommended that northeastern states set up ... Read more...

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Baroness Sayeeda Warsi visits Jamia Millia


September 20th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, the first Asian woman to serve in the British cabinet and co-chair of the Conservative Party, visited her alma mater Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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A mega tribute to M.F. Husain planned in capital (With Image)


June 25th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Artists, performers, art protagonists and culture volunteers from across the country will converge in the capital July 2 to celebrate the life and times of ... Read more...

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Four Jamia students make it to UPSC


May 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Four students of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) have cleared the 2010 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination, an official said Friday.Saurav Kumar Suman, Rai Mahimapat ... Read more...

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‘Jamia’s minority status a boon for Muslim students’


May 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Granting of minority status to Jamia Millia Islamia will ensure that the Muslim community has better access to higher education, chairman of the National Commission ... Read more...

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Sikkim has no representation at centre: Chamling


April 25th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Emphasising that since its merger with the Indian union Sikkim has no representation at the centre, Chief Minister Pawan Chamling Monday suggested that the word ... Read more...

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Abdul Ghaffar Khan’s kin to visit India


April 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Afsandyar Wali Khan, a top leader of Pakistan's ruling coalition and grandson of legendary Pashtun leader Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, will be on a week-long ... Read more...

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German resident returns heritage letters to Jamia


April 11th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Rare calligraphic sheets and priceless letters, including those written by country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, were gifted ... Read more...

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Madrassa teacher held for sodomising student


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) A 'madrassa' (seminary) teacher here has been arrested for allegedly sodomising a 13-year-old student after holding him captive for three days, police said Wednesday.Shakib ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia Islamia to flag off cycle rally


February 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia will flag off its annual cycle rally from the Indo-Pak border Monday that will reach the capital March 8, a statement here said.The ... Read more...

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Jamia’s minority status won’t make it a madrassa: Vice chancellor (Interview)


February 25th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Minority status for Jamia Millia Islamia will not change the secular nature of the 90-year-old university, says Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung."This is not going to ... Read more...

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Jamia to host Inter-University hockey


December 24th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia is going to host the Inter University Men's Hockey Tournament (North Zone) Dec 28-Jan 4. Twenty-seven universities will participate. The teams have been divided ... Read more...

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Jamia to confer Doctor of Letters degree to Dalai Lama


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia will confer an honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) degree to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Tuesday."The University will confer the Degree of Doctor ... Read more...

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India cautious over Dalai Lama before Manmohan-Wen meeting


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting later this month with his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao in Hanoi, the government Friday treaded cautiously over reports about ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s overreach thwarted July 15 talks: India


October 19th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India Tuesday blamed "Pakistan's overreach" for the failure of their foreign minister-level talks in July and underlined that New Delhi's "incremental and graduated" approach to address the ... Read more...

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Jamia becomes Sports Authority’s extension centre


September 6th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia has been adopted as an extension centre by the Sports Authority of India, an official said Monday. "The varsity will be used as a Special ... Read more...

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Teacher to face action for thrashing Class 11 student


August 12th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 12 (IANS) A government school teacher of Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district will face action for brutally thrashing a Class 11 student that left him needing multiple stitches on his head, ... Read more...

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Jamia’s department ranked as Centre of Excellence


July 30th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Department of History and Culture at Jamia Millia Islamia has been rated as a Centre of Excellence in a survey, an official said Friday. A survey called ... Read more...

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Activist criticises politicians for supporting khaps


July 28th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A woman activist Wednesday criticised politicians who directly or indirectly support the diktats of khap panchayats against same gotra marriages. Speaking on 'honour killings' during a lecture at ... Read more...

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Top French honour for Mushirul Hasan


July 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Eminent historian Mushirul Hasan, director general of National Archives of India, will be conferred the top French honour, Order of Palmes Académiques, here Wednesday for his contribution ... Read more...

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Pak lie nailed: puts JuD in banned groups list but orders no ‘restrictions’ on its activities


July 6th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 6 (ANI): Pakistan continues to bluff India and the world over action against the Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD), as even though the terror group has been included in the Punjab province ... Read more...

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World Cup unites Africans studying in Delhi


June 17th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The 1,500- strong African student community here may be thousands of miles away as the FIFA World Cup unfolds in their continent for the first ... Read more...

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Mushirul Hasan appointed DG of National Archives of India


May 14th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Mushirul Hasan, a serving professor and former vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, has been appointed as the director-general of the National Archives of India. Hasan, educated in Aligarh ... Read more...

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