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Tag: Aligarh Muslim University

COVID Death Surge: Sans Burial Space, Old Graves Dug Up For New Bodies At AMU
COVID Death Surge: Sans Burial Space, Old Graves Dug Up For New Bodies At AMU

With at least three dozen serving and retired AMU employees having died in the past few weeks due to Covid, old graves are now being dug up to bury the dead.

Govt Committed To Development Without Religious Discrimination: PM Modi At Aligarh Muslim University

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that his government was committed to ushering in development in the country without any discrimination on the basis of religion. “I assures that nobody will be left out and not discriminated against on religious lines. Everyone will move forward by enjoying the Fundamental Rights given in […]

NASA Space App Challenge: AMU Students Win Judges Choice Award
NASA Space App Challenge: AMU Students Win Judges Choice Award

Aligarh: An unintended but welcome consequence of the lockdown to contain the coronavirus has been improved air quality, according to a presentation of ALTAIR, a team of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students led by first year MBBS student Ayesha Samdani, which won the the ‘Judges Choice Award’ in the International NASA Space App Challenge-2020 for […]

AMU Students Invite Police Officials For Iftar

Aligarh: In an effort to restore goodwill, Aligarh Muslim University students sat with police officials posted at the campus during an iftar after concluding a day-long fast observed in solidarity with the victims of violence during the protests against the new citizenship law last week. They interacted during the evening meal on Friday near the […]

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SC To Hear Pleas Alleging Police Atrocities On Students Protesting Against CAA

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Tuesday pleas which have alleged police atrocities on students holding protests against the amended Citizenship Act at the Aligarh Muslim University and the Jamia Millia Islamia University here. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde on Monday also took serious note of the […]

AMU Shut Down Till Jan 5 After Violence

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University has been shut down till January 5 after violence erupted in the university late on Sunday night, in protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act. AMU students mounted a violent protest against the police crackdown on students in Jamia Milia in Delhi. Cops used tear gas shells and lathi-charged students […]

Seven day yoga celebrations end in AMU

Aligarh: The week-long yoga day celebrations in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) ended on Friday with a mass yoga exercise session. The event was marked with massive awareness campaigns, seminars on the health benefits of the Vedic-era practice and grand yoga group events at the university. Addressing over 500 yoga enthusiasts, the Chief Guest, AMU Vice […]

J&K Governor speaks to Minister Javadekar over AMU row

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday urged Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar to intervene and ensure a smooth conduct of academic activities in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). The university administration has suspended three Kashmiri students on charges of trying to organise funeral prayers on the campus for slain Hizbul […]

AMU medical college to offer free heart surgeries for children

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 Vice-Chancellor) […]

Government keen to bring anti-triple talaq bill in winter session

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is planning to bring a bill in the winter session of Parliament banning “triple talaq” (instant divorce), government sources said on Tuesday. For this, the government plans to set up a group of ministers to work out the modalities of the legislation and its various implications. The Supreme Court […]

No intention to change names of BHU, AMU: Javadekar

Ahmedabad: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today said the government has no intention to change the names of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU). A UGC panel has recommended that words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ be dropped from the Banaras Hindu University and the Aligarh Muslim University respectively as they not […]

AMU VC writes to HRD Min over plans to mark Raja's anniversary

The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University has written to HRD Minister Smriti Irani, warning of a potential "communal conflagration" and massive "student unrest" in the campus over plans to mark the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Raja Mahendra Pratap in the varsity premises