Tag: AMU

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails contribution of AMU

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails contribution of AMU

    Aligarh: (Press Release)”Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) represents a ‘mini India’. Its campus is like a city in itself. We see a Mini India among different departments, dozens of hostels, thousands of teachers and professors. The diversity which we see here is not only the strength of this university but also of the entire nation,” said…

  • Anjuman-I-Islam receives Sir Syed Excellence National Award from AMU

    Anjuman-I-Islam receives Sir Syed Excellence National Award from AMU

    Mumbai : Prominent educational institution Anjuman-I-Islam was conferred upon the prestigious Sir Syed Excellence National Award by Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Saturday 17th October 2020. The Anjuman-I-Islam is awarded for its exemplary efforts and contribution in the field of education among the Muslims and marginalized sections of the society, on the occasion of Sir…

  • Purposeful Philanthropy for a Purpose-Driven Education

    Purposeful Philanthropy for a Purpose-Driven Education

    Remarks Frank F. Islam On Purposeful Philanthropy for a Purpose-Driven Education For Sir Syed Global Leadership Award 2108 in Dubai December 2018 Good Evening Distinguished Guests, Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen: Thank you very much for that kind introduction. Thank you for your warm welcome and your hospitality. I would like to express my deep gratitude…

  • Finding spiritual common ground between India’s religions

    Finding spiritual common ground between India’s religions

    By Frank F. Islam, “Recent events in India have damaged the country’s image as a vibrant, plural and successful democracy.” That is the opening line of former Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran’s recent article in which he expresses his “growing concern over the rising polarisation and communalism of our social and political discourse”. Saran pointed out:…

  • UP SC/ST panel issues notice to AMU over lack of quota system

    UP SC/ST panel issues notice to AMU over lack of quota system

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    Lucknow : The Uttar Pradesh Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission has asked the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to explain why there is no provision for reservation in admission for the SC/ST community in the university. Observing that the AMU is not a minority institution, the panel issued the notice to it, seeking a response…

  • Free heart surgeries for children at AMU medical college

    Free heart surgeries for children at AMU medical college

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    Aligarh : Free heart surgeries will be available for children with congenital defects at the Aligarh Muslim University’s (AMU) Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) after the varsity signed a deal with a British charity. The collaboration with the Healing Little Hearts (HLH) charity was initiated by AMU Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor, Tabassum Shahab (Pro…

  • AMU sports instructor suspended for ‘felicitating’ Hindutva leader

    AMU sports instructor suspended for ‘felicitating’ Hindutva leader

    Aligarh : The Aligarh Muslim University administration has suspended its sports instructor Mazharul Qamar for felicitating a Hindutva group leader at a function in D.S. College here, an official said here on Monday. The AMU suspended Mazharul Qamar, Instructor (Weight Lifting), University Games Committee, late on Sunday after his reply was found unsatisfactory. The Hindutva…

  • Hamid Ansari, Jinnah’s Portrait and turmoil in AMU

    Hamid Ansari, Jinnah’s Portrait and turmoil in AMU

    By Ram Puniyani Recently (May 2018) Hamid Ansari, the ex-Vice President of India, was invited to Aligarh Muslim University to honor him with life membership of AMU Students Union (AMUSU). He had due security with him, still the Hindu Yuva Vahini-ABVP activists could reach near his place of stay. The pretext of the armed protesters…

  • Ansari confirms security breach on May 2 programme at AMU

    Ansari confirms security breach on May 2 programme at AMU

    New Delhi : Former Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Saturday wrote a letter to Aligarh Muslim University Students Union (AMUSU) President Mashkoor Ahmed Usmani confirming that there was breach of security during May 2 programme. “I have just received a letter from the former Vice President Hamid Ansari Sahab, in which he confirms the…

  • We are hopeful our demands would be met: AMU protesters

    We are hopeful our demands would be met: AMU protesters

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    Aligarh : The students protesting at the Baab-e-Syed gate of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Wednesday said that they were hopeful that the local administration would meet their demands. The statement came after a delegation of the AMU Students Union (AMUSU) met senior officials on Wednesday including Additional Director General of Police Ajay Anand,…