Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a university of national repute in India. The University has its headquarters in Delhi and study centers in different parts of the country. Most of the Indian states have one or more regional centers of IGNOU.
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a university of national repute in India. The University has its headquarters in Delhi and study centers in different parts of the country. Most of the Indian states have one or more regional centers of IGNOU. The university is a boon for those who find it difficult to approach. The university came into existence in the year 1985 under an act of parliament. From then on the university has become a students and working professionals favorite.
The university is known for offering excellent teaching through open and distance learning mode. In the beginning IGNOU has two programs and 4,528 students from then on the university has increased its enrollment to a great extent.
The IGNOU of today is now serving around 4 million learners and has now operation in 36 countries. Now IGNOU offers a host of courses that ranges from diploma to post-doctoral programs.
The university offers bachelor and master degree programs in humanities, science commerce, computer and several other disciplines. The IGNOU is affiliated with UGC, AICTE, DEC besides international affiliations.
As most of the students fail to get admission in regular courses due to paucity of seats IGNOU provides them opportunity to continue the education. The programs offered by IGNOU have reasonable fees that most of the students can afford without burning a hole in their pocket.
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland has said that Australia's Ashes bid in England will not be compromised by the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): Australian Test cricketer David Warner has copped a 5750-dollar fine from Cricket Australia for his Twitter rant controversy.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Delhi Lokayukta Manmohan Sarin Wednesday came down heavily on Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for misusing public money to "gain favour" for her and her political party ahead of the assembly polls in 2008.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): A timber factory located on the outskirts of New Delhi was damaged on Wednesday by the fire.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Turkey has launched an online visa system that enables tourists from 94 countries, including India, to obtain a visa in just a few minutes, officials said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday lashed out at the BJP for playing negative politics and said the party would achieve a hattrick of sitting in the opposition after the 2014 general elections.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) There was no respite from the heat in the Indian capital Wednesday with the minimum temperature settling four notches above average at 30.3 degrees Celsius, the hottest morning of the season so far. Tuesday was the season's hottest day.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The third installment of "The Hangover" series will take the lead characters of the movie back to Las Vegas, where the plot of the first movie was sketched.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Hollywood actor Will Smith, who features with his son Jaden Smith in "After Earth", has advised his boy to stay away from girlfriends.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Poonam Bhagat offers a mix of contemporary silhouettes with a traditional twist with her latest summer-spring collection. From stylish one-piece dresses and jumpsuits to voluminous long robes worn with shararas, palazzos and crinkle skirts -- it has plenty to choose from.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Sacked iGate CEO and president Phaneesh Murthy has denied the charges of sexual harassment against him and claimed that it was a case of extortion. In an audio conference, and said that the all the charges against him were "completely false".
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A day before CAG Vinod Rai demits office, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Monday accused him of "fiction writing" on some figures of alleged corruption, saying that the country's top auditor had done the greatest disservice to the nation by tossing "mystical numbers".
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) International philanthropy group Safe Water Network Monday launched a tablet-based water and health education campaign designed to build awareness of and demand for safe water in rural communities.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Gold hit a 21-month low and silver prices plunged to a two-and-a-half-year level Monday. Experts said this happened because of the strengthening of the dollar.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic decreased 0.27 percent in April and stood at 50.77 lakh from 50.91 lakh during the corresponding month of last year, the civil aviation ministry said Monday.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Deepika Padukone recently unveiled the special issue of People magazine, titled 'India's Most Beautiful Women 2013', in Mumbai.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) An advanced digital breast cancer detecting machine with the capability to see the lesions in breasts with much more clarity than ever before was unveiled in the national capital Sunday.
Melbourne, May 19 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Sunday said David Warner has been reported for breaching their Code of Behaviour.
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Pune Warriors scored 172 for five against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League match here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Insisting that the Telangana problem is very much on the UPA's national agenda, Congress leader P. C. Chacko on Sunday said the party is aware of the sentiments of the people from that region and a decision will be taken as soon as the ongoing consultation process is over.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Hundreds of enthusiasts ran for marathon here today in a bid to raise awareness about safety of women in the wake of recent cases of rape which has shocked the entire nation.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Update your wardrobe with the silhouettes inspired by floral to tribal prints as well as folklore-inspired clothing to get that soft feminine and glamorous look.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Delhi reeled under a scorching 43.2 degrees Celsius on Saturday, this also makes it the hottest day of the season and it is likely to get worse in coming days.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The hot, sunny weather continued in the national capital Saturday as the maximum temperature settled four notches above average at 43.2 degrees Celsius. Similar weather is in store Sunday, the Met office said.
Melbourne, May 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is investigating a Twitter rant by cricketer David Warner, who launched a scathing attack on reputed Australian cricket writers Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) So what if you're on vacation? Pack your loungewear well to keep your fashion quotient high, say designer duo Shivan & Narresh.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): A team of students from India became the winner of the 60,000-dollar-grand-prize at the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC 2013) for its project Solar Conduction Dryer.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) An IPL match played between Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals in 2012 may have been fixed, police said here Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has welcomed the decision taken by the Government to allow incorporation of 'call' and 'put' options in shareholders' agreement.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian fashion designer Sanchita Ajjampur believes she took a "risk" with an "unconventional" ensemble - a "gild web gown" for actress Freida Pinto at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. The hard work, she says, paid off.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) Friday said its outlook on India remained negative and there was a one-in-three likelihood of a downgrade within the next 12 months.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has given its approval for increase in the present income criterion of Rs. 4.5 lakh per annum for applying the Creamy Layer restriction throughout the country to Rs. 6 lakh per annum.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): Australian cricketer Shaun Tait is reportedly considering legal action after wrongfully being dragged in to the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scandal.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The city experienced a hot, sunny Thursday with clear skies with the maximum temperature settling a notch above average at 40.8 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar weather Friday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung has been nominated to the expert committee that will prepare a report on backwardness in Indian states, officials said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto Thursday reported a marginal increase of one percent in net profit for 2012-13.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals co-owners Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra Thursday said they were in shock after three of their franchise players were arrested on the charges of spot-fixing.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Members of civil society group of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday urged the centre to release all the political prisoners of the state to ensure peace in the region.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Go green to eliminate red spots from your face. Natural packs made of fruits, herbs can help in getting rid of acne.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Affordable innerwear for women with floral prints, stylish cuts and net inserts are some of the designs lingerie designers are experimenting with nowadays.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Top Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, part of the sports ministry delegation to Lausanne, Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was worried about the governance of Indian sports.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors Wednesday reported a 7.02 percent decline in group global sales in April, which stood at 81,241 units from 87,377 units sold in the corresponding month of 2012.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): American Idol's Season 12 is set to become the first ever reality show to be telecast live in India, exclusively on BIG CBS LOVE.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Inter-ministerial Group (IMG) has recommended to the coal ministry issuance of show-cause notice to 30 coal block allottees because of production shortcomings, a source in the ministry said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) It's time to brighten up the interiors of your home and go for trendy wall colours like lime, orange, purples, pink and sky blue.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor recently confessed that she likes everything about stardom.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's wholesale price-based inflation decelerated to 4.89 percent in April, as prices of vegetables, milk, egg, meat and fish eased, government data showed Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has unveiled a multi-media initiative that captures the journey of development in the last nine years across various sectors through the programmes and policies of the Government.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal has stressed the need for judicial reform but cautioned that it should be done through institutional dialogue and understanding.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government Monday came out with a multi-media catalogue of India's development in the last nine years.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A trade show that is exclusively dedicated to footwear and leatherwear is coming back for the third time to India.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering a masters programme on rural development from the 2013 session, an official said Monday.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India's exports increased 1.68 percent to $24.16 billion in April, from $23.76 billion during the corresponding month of last year, government data showed Monday. The rise was for the fourth straight month.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A 24-year-old unemployed man was arrested here Sunday for clubbing his wife to death as she refused to give him Rs.2,000, police said.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The skies remained cloudy for a major part of the day Sunday and the maximum temperature settled three notches below average at 36.1 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast that the hot, sunny weather would return from Monday.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) When hundreds of cafes are striving to draw custom with their own specialties, it would be a blessing to find one stop place for any occasion - family dinner, get-together of friends, or as a hangout for couples or youth. This is where Uber Lounge scores.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) After a hot Saturday, there is respite in sight with light rains accompanied by thunder and dust storms expected in the capital late Saturday and Sunday, the Met office has said.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) An overwhelming 77 percent of Indian mothers stopped pursuing their dreams after their first child was born, even though 68 percent said they still desired to chase their dreams, a survey has revealed.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Diesel price will increase by 90 paise per litre plus taxes from Friday-Saturday midnight, the country's largest oil marketing firm Indian Oil Corporation said Friday.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Reliance Communications Friday said its net profit surged almost 300 percent to Rs.624 crore in fiscal 2012-13.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) From viral conjunctivitis to corneal ulcer, the merciless summer can cause all sort of eye-related problems. Water, eye exercises and other remedies can help protect them.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap might have not made movies like "Dev D" and "Gangs Of Wasseypur" if it hadn't been for Mahesh Bhatt.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Director Manish Tiwary has changed the name of the lead actress in his movie "Isaaq" from Amy to Amyra Dastur in order to avoid any confusion with the actor's ex-girlfriend.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Anurag Kashyap has revealed that Mahesh Bhatt lent him a helping hand and stopped him from quitting the film industry when he had lost all hopes.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a bid to reach out to young Indians, the German embassy here Friday launched a new interactive programme on its website, which it said it was designed specially for school students.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Unique Identification Authority of India (CC-UIDAI) Thursday approved phase four of the scheme, which will enroll an additional 40 crore residents, at a cost of Rs.3,436.16 crore, said official sources.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) She had her stint on the small screen with shows like "Shanno Ki Shaadi", but Divya Dutta is not interested in the medium anymore.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Welcoming the environment ministry decision that dolphinariums or captive dolphin facilities will not be allowed in India, animal protection groups Thursday called for a complete ban on captivity of these animals.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Bollywood debutant Riya Vij along with the entire star cast of the movie 'Gippi' was spotted promoting the film in NCR on Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) At 51, she looks good enough to overcome players half her age. Certainly, New Zealand coach Chunli Li could have easily played for her team if only she wanted to in the ongoing Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships here.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday paid floral tributes to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore on occasion of his 152nd birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan .
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A day after both houses were adjourned sine die in the wake of opposition protests, the CPI-M Thursday blamed the government for the paralysis of parliament.
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Pitching himself as the next chief minister of Karnataka, Congress leader Siddaramaiah said Thursday that all 120 of the party's newly elected legislators were with him. The Congress, he added, was sending observers from Delhi to ascertain from them their choice for chief minister,
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Around 7.5 lakh chemists across India will observe a one-day strike Friday against government policies and their impact on traders, a statement said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The next time you visit a salon, ask your stylist to cut your hair short. Stylist Yatan Ahluwalia says this season "short" is fashionable for men as well as women, who can enhance their looks by wearing bright lip shades.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Described as one of the most good looking actors in Hindi cinema, Arjun Rampal will sport rugged looks in his forthcoming film "D-Day".
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Singapore's Feng Tianwei, the highest-ranked player at the ongoing Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, has pulled out of the singles event citing fatigue.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) American TV personality Giuliana Rancic decided to opt for Indian designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock's creation at the annual Met Gala in New York.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): World Asthma Day is being observed across the country today and the theme for this year is "You can control your asthma."
New Delhi May 7 (IANS) American TV personality Giuliana Ricic wore a creation of Indian designer Falguni and Shane Peacock at annual Met Gala in New York.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be seen dancing some Indian moves in her next film "Raanjhanaa", says that she wants to do a full fledged Indian dance number in one of her films soon.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A 24-year-old unemployed man stabbed his pregnant wife to death here after an argument over the family's finances, police said Monday.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Umang Dairies, a unit of JK Organisation, Monday said its revenue increased 16 percent to Rs.173.80 crore in the financial year ended March 31, 2013, with the introduction of new products.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Sanjay Dutt, along with his sister Priya, recently inaugurated and handed over a mobile mammography unit to a leading oncologist Dr. Advani's 'Helping Hand' Foundation on behalf of the Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust in Mumbai.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) This summer bring a healthy change in your children's wardrobe. Instead of giving them synthetic clothes, choose garments made with organic fabrics.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Monday expressed dismay over the persistent disruptions of parliament that have scuttled chances of discussions on important bills, especially the one on food security. He called it a "breakdown" of democracy.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) In a suspected dowry death case, a 30-year-old jobless man strangled his pregnant wife to death here before surrendering at a police station 12 hours later, an official said Sunday.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Forty-two cases of paid news have been confirmed in the 14th Karnataka assembly polls, an official of the Election Commission (EC) said Sunday.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi experienced a hot Sunday with the maximum temperature being recorded three notches above average at 41.6 degrees Celsius, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Participating countries at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, being held here May 5-10, feel the event needs to be scheduled better to make it attractive for players.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India Meteorological Department officials say the temperature will hover around 41 degrees Celsius Sunday, even though the morning saw some clouds.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Ayushmann Khurrana and Arjun Rampal scorched the ramp at Blackberry's Sharp Night event showcasing their all-new spring summer collection in Mumbai.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Apparel brands and designers have launched lines in bright and bold colours for this season, but international fashion brand United Colours of Benetton is promoting black and white clothes this summer.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Men now have a one-stop shop on the latest fashion trends, leisure, technology, gadgets and automobiles through a fashion e-magazine launched by a leading luxury menswear brand.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The entire Bollywood fraternity was spotted attending the special screening of 'Shootout at Wadala' in Mumbai on Thursday.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid left on a three day visit to Iran on Friday.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana, who is featuring in "Star Trek" sequel, says she was a little overwhelmed after "Avatar" and almost refused the offer to act in "Star Trek Into Darkness".
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Are you planning to purchase high quality carpets? A wide range of carpets is waiting to grab your attention.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Stylish homes always fascinate women. So this Mother's Day, which falls on May 12, suprise your mom by decorating your home with contemporary art decor pieces and classical accessories.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) It was a warm Thursday even with the maximum temperature registering two notches below average at 36.5 degrees Celsius. The met department has forecast similar conditions Friday.