he Aligarh Muslim University has expressed a deep sense of grief on the sad demise of Prof. Charles Southwick, a world renowned Primatologist who served the Department of Zoology, AMU for four years as a Fulbright Fellow.
Dr. Anil Kumar Thakur, Honorary General Secretary, The Indian Economic Association visited the Aligarh Muslim University and met the faculty members, students and research scholars of the Department of Economics.
The Aligarh Muslim University will establish a Centre for Interfaith Dialogue in order to fulfill Sir Syed’s dream of making society more tolerant and liberal. It was decided in a meeting held under the chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah, in connection with the Bicentennial birth anniversary of Sir Syed.
Starting of a Foundation Course on Sir Syed was also discussed in the meeting to increase awareness amongst University students about the founding father, who stands tall amongst the builders of modern India.
The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah today inaugurated a new ward of Pulmonary Medicine, Respiratory ICU and DR-TB Chest at the J. N. Medical College Hospital.
Prof. Rakesh Bhargava, Chairman, Department of TB and Chest said that the new ward is equipped with all modern facilities to provide better treatment facilities to the admitted patients.
The Training and Placement Office (General), Aligarh Muslim University in collaboration with the Residential Coaching Academy and Aligarh Muslim University Students Edition (Monthly Newsletter) today organized a Counseling Workshop on ‘Jobs in Government Sector’ in which UPSC 2015 qualifiers interacted with AMU students at the Kennedy Hall Auditorium and the Women’s College.
The Aligarh unit of Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) recently organized one-day symposia on Human Rights and Civil Liberties at the Arts and Social Sciences Faculty of the Aligarh Muslim University. The distinguished speakers in the symposia stressed on the constitutional provisions of these rights and liberties and the threat posed by authoritarian and cultural fascists.
Prof. Mirza Mohd. Sufyan Beg has been appointed as the Principal of Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University.
The complete file of the historical social reform journal, Tahzibul Akhlaque, published by the founder of the Aligarh Muslim University, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan is now available at the Maulana Azad Library of the University.
Shaikh Al Shareef Mustafa Fouad Shafaee, who belongs to the family of the Prophet of Islam, Hazrat Mohammad Mustafa (Peace Be Upon Him) recently visited Aligarh Muslim University’s Maulana Azad Library to see the collection of rare manuscripts and books.
During his visit, he expressed happiness over the availability of the rare documents relating to the pre 18th century particularly on the history of Islam and the cities of Makkah and of Medina.
The protesting students of the Saiyyid Hamid Senior Secondary School, Aligarh Muslim University has called off their three-day long agitation following the assurance by the Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah that their genuine grievances will be redressed after the report is submitted by the enquiry committee.