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Although the silver jubilee celebrations of the Although the silver jubilee celebrations of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (estb.1985) were dutifully inaugurated in Delhi on November 19 last year, there seems little awareness or pride in the unique achievements of the world’s largest distance education varsity


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Special Report

Never in the history of post-independence India has the combined annual education expenditure of the Centre and states exceeded 4 percent of GDP, a curious national blindspot which has encumbered the nation with 350 million adult illiterates and a crumbling elementary school system. In Budget 2010-11, provision made for education is once again grossly inadequate

5513 Views  | Posted on: 8 Apr,2010 5 Comments 

Institution Profile

Promoted as perhaps the country’s first captive primary-secondary dispensing high-quality neighbourhood K-12 schooling, TBSM provides a unique model worthy of replication and emulation

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Career Focus

With specialisations increasing, job opportunities are aplenty for home science graduates. It has acquired a cool and hip brand image with a substantial inflow of young males into study programmes

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Leisure & Travel

Continuing his sojourn in Pakistan’s Sindh province, Yoginder Sikand narrates his visit to Larkana, the power centre of the Bhutto family, and the ruins of Mohenjo Daro, the epicentre of the renowned Indus Valley Civilisation (2,600-1,900 b.c)

4039 Views  | Posted on: 9 Apr,2010 4 Comments