Everything you need to know about Jamia Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Jamia Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Shabana Azmi is the most academically qualified actress in India by far and now the veteran actress is all set to receive another doctorate, this time from the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The appointment of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the BJP's campaign chief for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls Sunday did not mark a generational change but indicated divisions within the party and was dangerous for the country, said experts.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Social sciences, business management and animation are some of the many new courses that have been introduced or modified by Indian universities - both private and state-run for the academic session beginning July keeping in mind evolving trends and emerging disciplines in the job market.
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Three more people have been arrested in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scandal, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Corruption scandals past and present have cast long shadows on the Manmohan Singh-led UPA government that completes four years of its second term May 22, amid a big question mark on whether it will be back for a third time.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung has been nominated to the expert committee that will prepare a report on backwardness in Indian states, officials said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi today expressed her concern over violence against women, and made a strong pitch for a proactive society to create a safe environment for the feminine gender.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Functioning in a Mughal-era structure near Jama Masjid in the capital's old quarters is the Balak Mata Centre of Jamia Millia Islamia, one of India's oldest universities. The centre, located in Matia Mahal, provides education and vocational training to deprived Muslim girls and women.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi will Tuesday lay the foundation stone of a new hostel for girls at the Jamia Millia Islamia here, an official statement from the university said Sunday.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A 57-year-old tutor was Thursday arrested here for sexually assaulting four minor boys who attended coaching sessions in his house, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia, one of the country's oldest universities, has embarked upon a series of country-specific programmes to prepare a cadre of experts to fulfil the research needs of the government and think tanks, something which foreign service officials are perhaps not adept at doing, the university says.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Karnataka win will be a sure morale booster for the Congress, now battling charges of corruption, but the real challenge will be to focus on good governance ahead of the next round of state elections and the 2014 Lok Sabha battle, experts say.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari will on Thursday inaugurate a six day festival organised by his ministry here to commemorate the 100 years of Indian cinema.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Jamia Hamdard University has began its admissions process for various undergraduate programmes for the academic session 2013-14, it announced Saturday.
New Delhi will celebrate a six days extravaganza 'Centenary Film Festival' to celebrate the glory of 100 years of Indian Cinema starting from April 25.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Jamia Milia Islamia here is at the forefront of path-breaking research in nanotechnology, which could change the lives of people for the better, a university official said Saturday.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Centenary Film Festival, a six-day extravaganza, will celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema in all its glory when it starts here April 25.
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): To commemorate the "100 years of Indian cinema," the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is organizing a six-day centenary film festival to celebrate Indian cinema in all its glory.
Islamabad, Apr. 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced that it would make public the findings of the report by the Lal Masjid Commission, which will put former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf in more trouble if incriminating remarks are found against him in the report.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Bangladesh has requested India for the names of around "8,000 Indian soldiers" killed while fighting Pakistani forces in the 1971 war of liberation so it could honour them, the country's visiting minister Hasanul Haq Inu said here Friday.
Imphal, Apr 12 (ANI): In a step towards promoting Urdu language in the northeast, a graduation degree course has been introduced by Jamia Misbahul Uloom Institute in Imphal.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Bangladesh government may consider banning the Jamaat-e-Islami if armed cadres of the Islamist party continue to indulge in violence and terrorist acts, the country's Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said here Thursday.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) After honoring prominent Indians for their help in the 1971 war of liberation, Bangladesh would also like to acknowledge the contribution Indian soldiers who were killed fighting Pakistani forces in the war, Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said here Thursday.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia has announced new dates for examinations for undergraduate private candidates, an official has said. The exams will now be held from May 1.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) There are more Chinese scholars and journalists in India than Indians studying or reporting there, noted union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, calling for a better understanding among Indian scholars of the various aspects of Chinese society, economy and polity.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Motilal Nehru, an exhibition is on at Jamia Millia Islamia, showcasing rare photographs of the Congress leader and father of India's first prime minister.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Will the rise and rise of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi help the BJP? Opinion is divided as strongman Modi took the centrestage in a major reshuffle within the party.
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) It was a daring middle-of-the night heist that has left Delhi Police baffled as the stolen goods are not jewellery or cash, but around 150 homing pigeons!
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Legends have blasted the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for the national team's dismal performance in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers earlier this month.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) An exhibition depicting the evolution of Urdu calligraphy - one of the most ornate alphabet writings - from the confines of fine print into a high art form was inaugurated at the Jamia Millia Islamia by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the presence of Saudi Arabian ambassador Saud Mohammed Al-Sati.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) An exhibition depicting the evolution of Urdu calligraphy - one of the most ornate alphabet writings - from the confines of fine print into a high art form was inaugurated at the Jamia Millia Islamia by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the presence of the ambassador of Saudi Arabia in India, Saud Mohammed Al-Sati.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A minor boy died after a teenager administered a drug overdose to him here, police said Sunday. The accused has been taken into custody
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Alobo Naga & The Band (ANB) from Nagaland regaled the crowd at a cultural event held at the Jamia Millia Islamia here. Their lyrics are mostly based on youth, society and love.
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) If India wants its northeast to benefit from the much publicised Look East Policy, it must bring top leaders of south east Asia to that region and encourage dialogue and discussion there, says Surin Pitsuwan, till recently the secretary-general of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Scientists and experts Thursday called for a targeted and region-specific approach to deal with the challenges posed by climate change in various areas across the country.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) A century after Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize for Literature, his works have found translation into almost every major language spoken in the world; his works remain relevant, and translations continue. One such project seeks to translate 10 of Tagore's works from Bengali to Urdu.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Four people, including a minor boy and girl and two women, were sexually abused here in four separate incidents, said police Tuesday. All the accused have been arrested.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The seven-year reign of Zakir Husain College ended Tuesday as Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) defeated the defending Champions in the final of the 25th Zakir Husain Memorial Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium here.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman died after being shot thrice by two bike-borne youths here Sunday night, police said. Both the attackers have been arrested.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia University will host an inter-college and inter-university football tournament in the memory of India's famous coach S.A. Rahim from Feb 25 to March 14.
Aligarh, Feb 20 (IANS) To encourage cricket at the varsity level, NDTV and the ministry of human resource development have joined hands to launch the Toyota Cricket Championship (TUCC) from Saturday.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The quality of higher education in India is worrisome with the accent more on "job-oriented courses" rather than "broad-based, good, solid education" backed by "original quality research", says Jamia Millia Islamic vice-chancellor Najeeb Jung.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) CIRA Media, a content provider company, has announced the launch of four English channels targeting the youth. The channels offer different music genres like electronic, rock, popular and dance music.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A 30-year-old Manipuri terrorist was arrested here for committing robbery and theft, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A group of 25 students, including six girls, from Jamia Millia Islamia Thursday kick-started a 12-day cycle rally to spread awareness about water conservation and protecting the earth, a varsity official here said.
Minister of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development and Education, Prof. Kiran Walia has exhorted the people to curb all types of crime against women and to give them a safe and secure atmosphere for carving out their future and career.
Aligarh, Feb 13 (IANS) BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - are emerging as the world's fastest and most influential economies of the 21st century, Brigadier (retd.) S. Ahmad Ali, pro-vice chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) With China seemingly on a dam-constructing spree over the Brahmaputra, including one near the point where the river enters India, the government has given the go-ahead for a big hydropower project in Arunachal Pradesh to mark India's stake in a river that is in many ways a lifeline of the strategic northeast.
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): The one-man commission constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan to probe the 2007 Lal Masjid operation has decided to summon former president Pervez Musharraf and former premier Shaukat Aziz for questioning.
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl was gang-raped here by two unidentified men, police said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Teachers of Jamia Milia University and Delhi University have rallied to the support of social scientist Ashis Nandy whose remark linking Dalits, tribals and backward classes to "corruption" was pilloried at the Jaipur Literary Festival.
Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) A row over religion broke out between Bollywood lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar and Dalit activist and writer Kancha Illaiah at the Jaipur Literature Festival here Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has chosen Jamia Millia Islamia as its extension centre for promotion of athletics, hockey and football.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday quashed the property tax notice issued by a civic agency to Jamia Millia Islamia for recovery of over Rs.2 crore tax.
Manipal, Jan 3 (IANS) Five-times winners Bombay will take on Jain University, Bangalore in the two-day final of the Inter-Zone University cricket tournament at the Manipal University ground here Saturday. They set up the title clash with comfortable wins over Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi and Jiwaji University, Gwalior, respectively, here Thursday.
Manipal, Jan 1 (IANS) South Zone runners-up Jain University, Bangalore, prevailed over North Zone winners Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) by three wickets in a quarter-final match of the All-India Inter-Zone University Cricket here at the Manipal Institute of Technology ground Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) FIFA Consultant for women's football Monika Staab here Monday showed overwhelming enthusiasm and endorsed football for the fair sex in India.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia would be setting up a human rights cell to advance the cause of human rights and justice in India, a statement said here Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which gives sweeping powers to the armed forces, has been in force in India's northeast for the past 54 years and also in Jammu and Kashmir and the media should collectively raise their voices against the draconian law, experts said at a seminar here Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) An eight-day hunger strike here to protest "victimisation of Muslim youths in the name of fighting terrorism" was suspended on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's assurance to form a mechanism to look into the issue, an organiser said.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Monday said Tibet "owes its religion to India" and asserted that the day of reckoning for his country was not far and the desire for freedom "will live on".
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Attributing the success of the Tibetan democratic experiment in exile to Indian values and traditions, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Monday said that the country "owed its religion to India".
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) has launched an indefinite hunger strike here to protest "the arrest of Muslim youth in the name of fighting terrorism" and has also demanded a white paper on the banned Indian Mujahideen outfit, which has been held responsible for terrorist attacks in India.
Baghdad, Nov 28 (IANS) Seven members of a family were shot in a town near Baghdad Wednesday, while six others were injured in two blasts in the Iraqi capital, Xinhua reported.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Thursday honoured leading cardiology Ashok Seth with Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) at the annual convocation ceremony here.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia would soon set up a new girls' hostel courtesy a Rs.26 crore grant from the University Grants Commission (UGC).
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Indian Muslims have realised their political power as they have gradually understood the value of tactical voting, Jamia Milia Islama Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung said Tuesday. He also praised the opposition by the Darul Uloom seminary at Deoband to British rule in India
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The much-awaited union cabinet reshuffle Sunday was an "exercise in vain" and "failed to give a political message" to the people, feel experts.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A woman in her 20s has complained that her father-in-law was attempting to force her to have physical relations with him, police said Saturday. She also accused her in-laws of demanding dowry.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Devout people thronged mosques across the capital Saturday to offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The regularisation of unauthorised colonies in the national capital is a "step in the right direction", provided their development is ensured, says a visiting professor and expert from America's Brown University.
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in Delhi were hit hard as large numbers of auto-rickshaw and taxi operators went off the roads Tuesday to press for a fare hike and protest against installation of GPS systems in their vehicles.
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in Delhi were hit hard as large numbers of autorickshaws and taxis went off the roads Tuesday to protest against a law on installing GPS systems in the vehicles.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) For all their talk of the possibility of early general elections, the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party - two crucial supporters of the government - may decide against rocking the UPA boat, political insiders feel.
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid's wife Louise Khurshid on Saturday dismissed the allegations that the trust run by her siphoned off lakhs of rupees meant for physically challenged people, saying the document is not a CAG report, but an excerpt from initial internal inspection report.
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal, who was arrested for leading a march towards Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's residence, has reached the Parliament Street here to carry forward demand of Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's resignation over allegations that an NGO headed by latter and run by his wife Louise siphoned off lakhs of rupees meant for physically challenged people.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal, who was arrested by the Delhi Police during an agitation against Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid over allegations that an NGO headed by latter and run by his wife Louise siphoned off lakhs of rupees meant for physically challenged people, on Friday warned that the nation will unite and will remove the present corrupt government.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Taking potshots at Arvind Kejriwal for leading a protest outside Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's official 7, Race Course Road residence here to seek action against Law Minister Salman Khurshid for alleged malpractices by his Uttar Pradesh-based NGO that deals with the differently-abled, Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Friday said the activist-turned politician has been leading agitations for the last so many days so that he continues to be in the news and gain publicity.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal will lead a protest march to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's official 7, Race Course Road residence here on Friday demanding Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's resignation over allegations that an NGO headed by him and run by his wife siphoned off lakhs of rupees meant for physically challenged people.
Kaushambi (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 10 (ANI): India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday demanded Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid's resignation and his wife Louise Khurshid's immediate arrest after a TV channel reported that a trust owned by the couple forged signatures and stamps of senior officials of several districts in Uttar Pradesh depriving physically challenged people of their due.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Activists and intellectuals here Tuesday unanimously expressed the opinion that the riots in Gujarat in 2002 were an assault on Indian secularism and a lot remained to be done to secure justice for the victims.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Violation of human rights is a combination of communalism, casteism, regionalism and lack of respect for law, said Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that it does not need a 'certificate of secularism' from Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia has introduced credit transfer system for its post-graduate courses under which students get to opt for diverse subjects in an flexible academic programme.
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 no bar on the university receiving or spending foreign contributions, a university statement said Friday.
Jamia Millia Islamia B. Ed. entrance result 2012 for distant and open learning has been declared.
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung and other intellectuals have urged the government to take steps to tackle the presence of illegal Bangladesh migrants in Assam and other parts of the country, a statement said Sunday.
London, Sep. 9 (ANI): An Islamic watchdog has called for reforms of madrassas after a teacher was convicted for child cruelty in the United Kingdom.
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A single mother of two Thursday become the national capital's first woman electric rickshaw driver.
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The problem in Assam, which resulted in frequent outbreaks of violence, was not one of illegal immigration alone; there were dangers in demonising a community and looking at the issue simply in majority-minority terms, said speakers at a seminar here.
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) People in the old city areas of summer capital Srinagar helped police chase militants who had snatched a service rifle a day ago, said an official here Saturday.
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 of the posts reserved for teachers from these categories are lying vacant in 40 central universities across the country.
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, they had to seek help from across the border, as the Lahore-based film industry is in tatters and there was no technical help they could fall back on.
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and four injured Tuesday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said.
There has been increase of about 12 percent in girl students in Jamia Millia Islamia, following a 10 percent reservation for girls. With this, the percentage of girls on the campus has crossed 30 percent.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Indicative of the growing interaction between India and a nation that straddles the Asian and European continents, Turkish language courses are the hot flavour at the capital's Jamia Millia Islamia, with 400 applications being received for a bachelor's degree introduced from this year.
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 the right moment with 2014 in mind to convert into votes the support it holds amongst the urban populace?
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As China spreads its growing tentacles across Latin America, India is moving to forge a multi-layered partnership with the resource-rich region that is projected to be the next big frontier for Indian diplomacy.
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A 34-year-old Delhi Police constable was arrested here for cheating a widow whom he married to allegedly extract the compensation amount which she had got after the death of her first husband, police said Monday.
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Building upon the positive momentum generated by the handover of 26/11 handler Abu Jundal by Riyadh last month, India and Saudi Arabia are set to intensify their security and economic cooperation as India cuts down on Iranian oil and hikes its oil supply from the most powerful economy in the Middle East.