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  • Electrician dies after ground caves in at Delhi Metro site 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 25yearold electrician was on Saturday killed at a construction site of Delhi Metro in Jamia Nagar this afternoon after a portion of ground caved in while working in a pit, police said. The incident took place when the electrician, identified as Durgesh, was working in a pit when...
  • Historians to develop syllabi, bridge knowledge gap on Northeast August 29, 2014

    Shillong: Concerned over a knowledge gap about the Northeast over decades that has created stereotypes and increased misunderstandings, historians and scholars met in Shillong to consider the development of a syllabi and teaching tools on the region for undergraduate and postgraduate students across the country. Organized by the Centre for North...
  • DU students to cycle to Wagah Border for IndoPak peace rally July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Fifty students of Delhi University will begin a cycling journey to Wagah Border on August 1 to celebrate Independence days of India and Pakistan. "The 'IndoPak peace cycle rally' from Delhi University to Wagah Border will be flagged off by journalist Kuldip Nayar on August 1," Delhi University students...
  • IM arrests: Two detained Jamia residents released after protests March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After long protests by Jamia residents backed by AAP and Congress leaders on Sunday, the two students who were detained by the police in connection with the arrest of IM operatives were released late evening. They were, however, asked by the special cell to join the probe later. The...
  • FTP: Rajnath apologises to Muslims: Are young Muslims willing to give the BJP a chance? February 27, 2014

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give the party a chance. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited the Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi and asked...
  • Batla House encounter: Delhi High Court denies bail to convict Shahzad January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Shahzad Ahmed, convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter, was on Thursday denied bail by the Delhi High Court, which also admitted his appeal against his conviction and life sentence in the case. A bench of justices PK Bhasin and JR Midha dismissed the bail plea of Shahzad, 25,...
  • Najeeb Jung appointed Delhi Lieutenant Governor from outside panel of suggested names December 20, 2013

    Former ViceChancellor of Jamia Milia University Najeeb Jung was appointed Delhi's Lieutenant Governor from outside a panel of five names which was earlier prepared by the Home Ministry. In reply to an RTI query, filed by activist Subhash Chandra Agarwal, the government revealed that initially a list of five names was...
  • Give thrust to problem solving in higher education: Murthy November 12, 2013

    Infosys cofounder and Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy, on Tuesday, said higher education and research in the country has to give more thrust towards solving problems. "I'm very positive about the trend of scientific research in India; ....a thrust has to given by higher education and scientific research in the country...
  • Jamia Millia Islamia celebrates 93rd Foundation Day October 29, 2013

    Jamia Millia Islamia, on Tuesday, celebrated its 93rd foundation day with the announcement of a unique email id for students and teachers of the central university. "Centre for Information Technology at Jamia will soon provide a unique email id to all students enrolled in Jamia. "This channel of communication between students and...
  • Irfanullah Khan, other eminent Muslim leaders join AAP August 29, 2013

    Former JD(U) leader Irfanullah Khan and heritage activist Firoz Ahmed Bakht were among a group of eminent persons from the Muslim community who joined Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday. Welcoming the leaders, Kejriwal said, "Muslims have been treated as bonded and used as vote bank by Congress. They...
  • Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's book released on Monday August 26, 2013

    A book penned by Lt Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung, written while he was Vice Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia, was released on Monday. Professor Khalid Mehmood of the Department of Urdu, released the book "The Sting of a Bee" at a function held at Jamia Millia Islamia, an official statement...
  • HC rejects Jamia BDS student's plea against expulsion August 18, 2013

    The Delhi High Court has rejected a student's plea challenging his expulsion by Jamia Milia Islamia for allegedly using fraudulent means to help students get admission in the BDS course. Upholding the findings of the university's disciplinary committee against Yashpal Singh Nagar, Justice V K Jain said, "Though the petitioner (Nagar)...
  • Batla House case: Discontent in Azamgarh over Shahzad's conviction July 30, 2013

    Azamgarh: The decision of the Saket court in Batla House encounter case in Delhi's Jamia Nagar area has come as a huge disappointment for Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. Azamgarh is already facing the charge of being a hotbed of terrorists and the Batla House encounter case and Shahzad Ahmed's conviction...
  • Batla House encounter: Politics continue even as IM operative convicted July 25, 2013

    IM operative Shahzad Ahmed was on Thursday convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court for murdering a police inspector and assaulting other officers. ...
  • I stick to my stand on Batla House encounter: Digvijaya Singh July 25, 2013

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that he is sticking to his stand on wanting a judical probe in the Batla House encounter. ...
  • IM operative found guilty of killing Delhi Police officer at Batla House July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Lone Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed was on Thursday convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court for murdering a police inspector and assaulting other officers. He has been found guilty of obstructing a public servant in the line of duty. The quantum of...
  • Was the Batla House encounter genuine or staged? Court verdict today July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Thursday deliver its verdict on whether the 2008 Batla House encounter was genuine or staged. The court will decide on whether police inspector MC Sharma was killed by alleged India Mujahideen operatives. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists and inspector Sharma were killed in...
  • Voters applaud SC verdict on debarring lawmakers July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court verdict disqualifying convicted legislators is being applauded by voters across the country who think it would help eradicate corruption and clean up political space. GR Syed, professor at Jamia Millia Islamia, told IANS: "After independence, politics in our country has become a playground for criminals....
  • Najeeb Jung sworn in as the new Lt Governor of Delhi July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Jamia Milia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung has been sworn in as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. The former IAS officer is replacing Tejinder Khanna. Jung joined the IAS Madhya Pradesh cadre in 1973 and worked in various capacities in Madhya Pradesh and the central governments. He has worked...
  • Shabana Azmi to get her fourth doctorate June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: 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. This would be the 'Masoom' actress's fourth honorary degree. Earlier, she has received the same honour...
  • Delhi: Two unidentified men gangrape minor January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Two unidentified men gangraped a 17yearold girl in Delhi, police said Tuesday. The rape survivor, a domestic help, had gone to work in a house in Jamia Nagar in south Delhi where the incident happened. The accused dragged the girl inside a room and gangraped her on Monday evening,...
  • Five Jamia students sent to jail in gangrape case January 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The judicial custody of five Jamia Millia Islamia University law students, accused of gangraping a minor girl for over two months by keeping her in captivity, was on Thursday extended till January 16 by a Delhi court. "The accused are remanded in 13 days of judicial custody. All the...
  • Jamia Millia Islamia provides selfdefence training to girls December 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The brutal gangrape in Delhi has put the focus on security for women. But there is one place in Delhi where school girls are learning the art of selfdefence. A group of speciallytrained women constables helps girls learn self defence. Sixteenyearold Mariya Khan oozes confidence as she walks...
  • Delhi Police arrests one on charges of spying July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested a person under the official secrets act on charges of spying. The person, identified as Zubair Khan was arrested by the Delhi Police on Tuesday. The police have recovered some documents related to army records from him. Following the arrest, there was a massive protest...
  • Jamia JMI B.Tech & Diploma Engineering results out: Click here June 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), the prominent Central University, has declared results for entrance tests for admission into B.Tech and Diploma Engineering streams. Candidates can check how they have fared on http://182.18.169.15/studyatjamia/admission/btechresults and http://182.18.169.15/studyatjamia/admission/diplomaresult. The varsity has hosted the results on multiple servers so that heavy traffic does not lead...
  • JMI entrance exam results: click here June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University recently declared results of the entrance examinations which were held for admission into various courses for the academic year 201213. The JMI results 2012 can be checked at http://jmi.ac.in/studyatjamia/resultsentrance/Entrance. Many courses at JMI, including those on Broadcast Journalism and Eastern languages, are highly...
  • Delhi: Youth arrested for raping, beating minor April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: In yet another case of abuse of a minor domestic help in the capital, a 25yearold man has been arrested for allegedly repeatedly raping the family's teenaged maid over a period of two years and beating her. The incident from Jamia Nagar area came to light when the 14yearold...
  • Delhi: Suspected IM operative arrested March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: An alleged Indian Mujahideen operative, Asadullah Rehman has been arrested in Delhi. Rehman alias Dilkash (20) is an alleged member of the Indian Mujahideen module led by Yasin Bhatkal and has been arrested from Chandu Nagar in Karawal Nagar in Delhi. Explosives, detonators and a timer has been...
  • Jamia to honour Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen today December 16, 2011

    New Delhi: After honouring Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama last year, Jamia Milia Islamia will this year honour economist Amartya Sen, another Nobel Laureate, with an honorary doctorate. Sen, whose work on welfare economics, particularly on the causes of famine, won him a Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998, will...
  • Chidambaram claims Kishenji encounter not fake November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday backed West Bengal government's claim the Maoist leader Kishenji was killed in a gunfight and not in a fake encounter. Chidambaram, while addressing a press conference in New Delhi, said that the November 24 police encounter in which Kishenji was killed was...