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UGC sanctions second phase of Centre of Advance Study (CAS) to the Department of Social Work

24 June, 2015 | The Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia has been sanctioned the second phase of Centre of Advanced Study (CAS) under Special Assistance Programme (SAP) on the recommendation of the E......view full story

First phase DRS-I to Department of Political Science

24 June, 2015 | The Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia has been sanctioned the first phase of Departmental Research Support (DRS-I, 2015-2020) under  Special Assistance Programme (SAP) o......view full story

Why is it always you Prof Aktarul Wasey? Asks London-based senior journalist

21 June, 2015 | Professor Saheb! I am sure everyone who has read your clarification posted on AMU Network and must be wondering why it is so that you are always a subject of controversies and why......view full story

I am not a sellable commodity: Prof Akhtarul Wasey

21 June, 2015 | A news item was posted on OKHLATIMES.COM with the title Is Akhtarul Wasey cosying up to RSS? taking a lead from the book “Yoga aur Islam” published by Muslim Rashtriya Manch in which......view full story

Is this Jamia Prof intolerant? He blocks alumni who do not toe his line

20 June, 2015 | Everybody has right to say what s/he wishes. But at the same time it is expected that people who love to wash dirty linen in public should be ready for criticism. And when they don’t do so......view full story

Disgruntled Jamia Prof fires fresh salvo at VC Ahmad

20 June, 2015 | Despite Jamia Millia Islamia issuing a release over the question papers leak, the attack on vice chancellor Professor Talat Ahmad is not coming to an end. In a fresh attack on the VC, a sideline......view full story

Jamia foreign students to join PM Modi on International Yoga Day

19 June, 2015 | A large number of foreign students from Jamia led by Dean Students’ Welfare will be joining Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries in the International Yoga Day celebrations th......view full story

Five-day workshop on Conceptual Explanations of GFR Urdu at Jamia

18 June, 2015 | The Academy of Professional Development of Urdu Medium Teachers (APDUMT), Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration National Testing Service of India, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, ......view full story

UGC grants status of DRS-I to Department of Geography, Jamia under its SAP programme

18 June, 2015 | The Department of Geography (FIST Sponsored Department), Jamia Millia Islamia, has been granted the Status of DRS-I under SAP Programme on the recommendation of the Expert Committee constituted ......view full story

Is Prof Akhtarul Wasey cozying up to RSS?

17 June, 2015 | Ayush Minister Sripad Naik on Wednesday released a book Yoga and Islam ahead of International Yoga Day to be observed on June 21. The book is published by RSS’s minority wing Musl......view full story

Talat Ahmad: VC, who gave Jamia teachers breathing space, being hounded

17 June, 2015 | Before July 2013 Jamia Millia Islamia was in the dark, said sources adding that teachers and students had no voice of their own and those who tried to speak up against the then administration he......view full story

Why such a hullabaloo over admission outsourcing in Jamia when only 10 courses outsourced

16 June, 2015 | The total courses in Jamia Millia Islamia are more than 155, according to university officials. And out of them only ten end-to-end courses have been outsourced with the rest continued to remain......view full story

Jamia hints at possibility of breach in B.Tech exam, but no paper leak

16 June, 2015 | Jamia Millia Islamia has hinted at the possibility of a breach in the examination system with respect to B.Tech entrance test that was conducted on June 13, according to a statement issued by th......view full story

Jamia to re-conduct B.Tech entrance test; B.D.S. entrance test has fresh date

15 June, 2015 | A preliminary enquiry based on the details available, hints at the possibility of a breach in the examination system with respect to B.Tech entrance test that was conducted on June 13. Keeping i......view full story

Jamia professor on the Editorial Board of a Quarterly International Journal

15 June, 2015 | Prof. Tasneem Meenai, Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution and Dean Students’ Welfare, Jamia Millia Islamia, has been appointed as a Member of Editorial Board of Interna......view full story

Jamia Millia Alumni first ever Canada launch meet

15 June, 2015 | The first alumni meet in Canada took place on Sunday June 14 at the host, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2N5, Canada, according to a Facebook post by Jamia alumnus Ajay Gupta. He wrote: “Prof. T......view full story

Question papers leaked at Jamia? An in-depth analysis

15 June, 2015 | It appears that all hell broke on Sunday after report surfaced in a daily website that the question paper of B.Tech entrance examination at Jamia Millia Islamia has been leaked. Without question......view full story

The knives are out for Jamia VC Ahamd: Sidelined professor attacks VC on Facebook

14 June, 2015 | Professor Talat Ahamd, vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, is being attacked Left, Right and Centre by vested interest. First a smearing campaign was launched in (unofficial) Jamia Millia A......view full story

Smearing campaign launched against Jamia VC Ahmad in Jamia Alumni directory?

14 June, 2015 | A sort of “smearing campaign” against the new Jamia Millia Islamia administration led by globally renowned vice chancellor of Professor Talat Ahmed has been launched by some vested i......view full story

BDS exam scheduled for June 14 at Jamia postponed

13 June, 2015 | Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) exam scheduled for tomorrow (June 14) from 10 AM to 1 PM has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances, according to University notice that has appeared on......view full story

Jamia alumnus Maaz awarded Best Student Paper

6 June, 2015 | Maaz Farooqui is pursuing research in “Technical Acoustics” at Dept. of Aeronautical and Vehicle Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He is a Marie Curie fellow at......view full story

Jamia faculty gets fellowship for Israel Studies in US

6 June, 2015 | An Assistant Professor, Centre for West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, has been awarded an academic fellowship to the Schusterman Centre’s for Israel Studies at Brandeis University, ......view full story

Jamia to start various Summer Internship Programmes for its students

6 June, 2015 | The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), Jamia Millia Islamia is going to start Innovation Clubs to inspire and enable students to explore their creativity and engineering skills in......view full story

Jamia students to access free Wi-Fi on the campus

2 June, 2015 | Jamia Millia Islamia is in process of providing free Wi-Fi facility to its students and scholars. An initiative to make Jamia’s Central Library Wi-Fi-enabled was undertaken by Prof. Talat ......view full story

Jamia faculty members to teach in Chinese Universities

2 June, 2015 | Prof. Niamatullah Khan and Dr. Sigamani Paneer of Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, have been appointed as Visiting Professors in College of History and Culture, and the Advanced ......view full story

Jamia faculty member invited to Paris as visiting Professor

2 June, 2015 | Dr. Anisur Rahman, Associate Professor, UGC-Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia has been invited to visit Maison des Scie de I’Homme (MSH), Paris as Visiting Professor for researc......view full story

Jamia Alumni Association of world: The version of Jamia VC Ahmad (video)

31 May, 2015 | For days the debate has been raging in the social media bout the pan by Jamia Millia Islamia to float Jamia Alumni Association of world. A notice issued by the university actually sparked the de......view full story

Jamia Cooperative Bank announces Rs 3 lakh scholarship to poor Jamia students

31 May, 2015 | Jamia Cooperative Bank young chairman, a former alumnus of Jamia Millia Islamia, announced a scholarship of Rs three lakh to meritorious and deprived students in Jamia at an event organized in A......view full story

450 scholarships for Indian students in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

30 May, 2015 | A notice has appeared on the official website of Jamia Millia Islamia pointing out about the opportunities for Indian students to study in Kind of Saudi Arabia. Its headline reads as: “450......view full story

Jamia student to peddle his way across India for a cause

29 May, 2015 | 20-year-old Muhammed Shahid studies BA (Honours) Geography at Jamia Millia Islamia. A resident of Kozhikode, he plans to go on a solo cycle campaign programme from Kanyakumari to Kashmir against......view full story

When a budding journalist tried to create a ruckus in Jamia

27 May, 2015 | It was at about 5:47 PM on May 26 when OKHLATIMES received a call from a Jamia Millia Islamia alumnus saying that a crowd has gathered outside the Proctor’s office and cop......view full story

How leading publication fooling Jamia aspirants: An investigative report by Jamia student

25 May, 2015 | One of the leading publishers of study materials for many entrance exams across various universities and colleges in India, Arihant Publications is fooling the aspirants of Jamia Millia Islamia ......view full story

Making mountain out of a molehill? Jamia BTech student accused of harassing Jamia girl student online

25 May, 2015 | A girl student of Jamia Millia Islamia has accused BE student of harassing her online on Sunday. The detail of which was first posted on Jamia Millia Islamia Alumni-JMIA group. Jamia alumnus Nis......view full story

Retired Jamia professor dies at 80

25 May, 2015 | A well-known iconic former professor of Jamia Millia Islamia has died. Eighty-year-old Mujeeb Rizvi who played an important role in the foundation of Hindi Department died after a short illness,......view full story

Jamia student tops IP engineering entrance test

25 May, 2015 | Saiful Hasan, a student of Jamia Millia Islamia, has made it big by staying at the top of the IP-LEET entrance test in New Delhi. Saiful, who was doing his Diploma Computer Engineering 2015 from......view full story

Jamia alumnus declared one of 18 top photojournalists of 2015 by US

23 May, 2015 | Twenty-two-year-old Syed Shahriyar, who did his one year’s PG Diploma in Still Photography from Jamia Millia Islamia, has made a wave after report surfaced about of him being declared one ......view full story

Milli Gazette editor Khan at Jamia

22 May, 2015 | At a short function held at the Arab Studies conference hall Dr Zafrul Islam Khan released the first issue of Majallat Aladab Arabia the Annual Magazine of the department of Arabic Jamia Millia ......view full story

Women: Myth of transformation in Afghanistan at Jamia

22 May, 2015 | The Afghanistan Studies Programme in the Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is going to organize an International Conference on “Women: Myth of Transformation in ......view full story

Jamia student to deliver lecture on Black Holes in Tashkent

21 May, 2015 | Mohammed Amir, a student from Centre for Theoretical Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia has been invited to visit the Institute of Nuclear Physics in the Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, Tashkent for ......view full story

MANU V-C: Jamia Professors in race

21 May, 2015 | A few professors of Jamia Millia Islamia are in the race for vice chancellor of MANU (Maulana Azad National Urdu University), OKHLATIMES has learnt from reliable sources. It is ......view full story

Jamia V-C Ahmad overstretched

20 May, 2015 | Since Professor Talat Ahmad took over as vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia a year ago the one question that teachers on the campus has been talking about: Is the VC overstretched? The reas......view full story

Jamia Teachers Association throws dinner (photo slideshow)

20 May, 2015 | Keeping the old tradition alive, Jamia Teachers Association (JTA) organised a dinner party on Monday at about 8 PM. Under the leadership of Professor MS Bhatt, Professor Badshah Alam, the dinner......view full story

Jamia Prof thrashed case: Latest update

20 May, 2015 | The beating up of a professor of Jamia Millia Islamia on the campus continues to be talk of the campus. It was on May 14 when many were shocked after OKHLATIMES had reported abo......view full story

One year of Prof. Talat Ahmad at Jamia (photos)

17 May, 2015 | Internationally well-known geologist Professor Talat Ahmad has completed one year in office at Jamia Millia Islamia as its vice chancellor. On this occasion, many top university officials lined ......view full story

Jamia to train faculty members of minority community, minority institutions

17 May, 2015 | The Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia, has organized a two week Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty Members (CBPSSFM), sponsored by ICSSR, the inaugural session of......view full story

Jamia Professor thrashed by students, rushed to hospital

15 May, 2015 | An engineering Professor of Jamia Millia Islamia has been beaten up by students on the campus, according to reliable sources. It is understood that the incident took place at about 8:30 PM on Ma......view full story

Medical college: Jamia may tie-up with Holy Family

14 May, 2015 | To fulfil its dream of establishing a medical college and 300-bed hospital, Jamia Millia Islamia is willing to even strike a partnership with a well-established hospital, according to sources.view full story

Jamia Professor to deliver talks on cosmology in Durban

14 May, 2015 | Prof. S.G. Ghosh, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia has been invited by the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban as a Research Visitor to pursue research collaborations in Rela......view full story

Two-week capacity building programme for faculty members at Jamia

14 May, 2015 | The Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is going to host two-week Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty Members from May 15-18. The programme has been sponsored ......view full story

Jamia Prof to pay academic visit to Germany

12 May, 2015 | Prof. (Dr.) Mohammed Badrul Alam, Head, Department of Political Science and Director (Research), Jamia Millia Islamia is going to pay an academic visit to University of Wurzburg, Germany during ......view full story

Long at last VC Ahmad rectifies wrong done by Najeeb Jung

12 May, 2015 | The “wrong” done by then vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia Najeeb Jung, currently LG of Delhi, has been rectified by new varsity VC Professor Talat Ahmad. The decision was take......view full story

Panic in Jamia as tremors felt on campus

12 May, 2015 | The tremors felt in Jamia Millia Islamia and other parts of India with epicentre once again being Nepal left many students, teachers and invigilators stumped. A professor told OKHLATIMES that as......view full story

Jamia Old Boys Association election after Eid

12 May, 2015 | Jamia Old Boys’ Association (JOBA) president Jawed Alam for more than eight years has written a letter to vice chancellor Professor Talat Ahmed seeking an appointment to discuss important ......view full story

Jamia VC Prof Ahmad honoured

11 May, 2015 | The Institute of Objective Studies (IOS), New Delhi felicitated Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia among others on May 9 at the India Islamic Culture Centre.

Pro......view full story

Jamia girl student forced to withdraw money from ATM machine at knifepoint in Okhla

9 May, 2015 | A student of Jamia Millia Islamia told OKHLATIMES that how she was forced to withdraw money from an ATM machine in Okhla Vihar at knifepoint. “It was three days ago when I......view full story

Girls Urdu medium school not to be closed: Jamia

9 May, 2015 | Jamia Millia Islamia would like to scotch rumours doing the rounds that the university administration proposes to close down the Jamia Girls Sr. Secondary School (Urdu Medium).

It has......view full story

Public lecture on life-style diseases

9 May, 2015 | A Public Lecture on “Emergence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s) in India and strategies to tackle them” was organized in Jamia Millia Islamia to disseminate information abo......view full story

Tagore Utsav at Jamia School (photo slideshow)

9 May, 2015 | More than 700 students from Jamia Schools and marginalized communities of Delhi have participated in Tagore Utsav during the past four years.

TAGORE UTSAV is designed especially for B......view full story

Strategies to tackle non-communicable diseases

7 May, 2015 | The Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is going to organize a Public Lecture on “Emergence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s) in India and strategies to tackle them&r......view full story

Training programme for top cops working for women and children

7 May, 2015 | Jamia Millia Islamia is organizing an eight-day Training Programme from May 5-14 for Inspectors and Sub-Inspectors posted at the Special Police Unit for Women and Children (earlier called Crimes......view full story