BPO

  • Regulating the amorphous

    Plan B |  Bharat Joshi
    I was at TiE's (The Indus Entrepreneurs) annual IID (India Internet Day) recently, so you have the benefit of being spared the dull and dreary,...

  • ICAI two-day campus placement programme from February 17 03-02-2014 04:40 PM

    Coimbatore: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will hold a two-day nationwide campus placement programme from February 17. The programme is being held at 16 different locations in India, including Coimbatore, V Murali, Chief Coordinator of Coimbatore, said on Monday. The programme is held twice every year in...
  • 19-year-old call-centre employee gangraped in Gurgaon 30-10-2013 03:40 PM

    Three men were arrested for allegedly gangraping a 19-year-old girl at a flat in Gurgaon, said the police. The victim, a call-centre employee, was allegedly gangraped by the three accused, identified as Dinesh, Navin and Satyadev at a flat in Sector 46 in Gurgaon. According to police, the victim was...
  • BPO driver arrested for dropping woman at lonely spot 01-06-2013 02:23 AM

    New Delhi: The driver of a Gurgaon-based global business process outsourcing firm has been arrested for allegedly violating Delhi Police's order of dropping a woman employee, returning home at odd hours from work, at her doorsteps. The driver, Sunil Kumar, had dropped the company's woman employee on the main road...
  • US Bill on outsourcing cause of concern: India 22-12-2011 03:35 PM

    New Delhi: India on Thursday expressed concern over the proposed US Call Centre Bill but said that it is premature to assess the impact of the decision on the domestic IT industry. A bipartisan bill has been tabled in the US House of Representatives to make companies that move call...
  • Delhi, Bihar engineers best for IT jobs: Survey 17-12-2011 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: Engineers from Delhi and Bihar are the best when it comes to IT product, IT services, KPO, BPO, software testing and hardware networking roles, according to a survey. The National Employability Study 2011 by Aspiring Minds after analysing the employability scores of over 1.2 lakh final year engineering...
  • BPO girl kills roomie's granny, flees with cash 28-11-2011 12:40 PM

    Mumbai: Little did Koparkhairane resident Bhagyashree Sonawane know that a simple request to her roommate to accompany her grandmother to the bank to collect cash would cost the latter's life. Bhagyashree's grandmother Mirabai Sitaram Sonawane had sold her property in Kurla and needed to collect an initial payment from a...
  • Cops recover MMS clip from DU student's rapist 24-11-2011 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi police have recovered an MMS clip from the rapist of a 21-year-old Delhi University (DU) student who was allegedly drugged and raped in Sultanpuri area of outer Delhi. The clip is believed to be of a previous victim of the accused. Delhi police has sent the accused's...
  • Real Hero Rajesh educates and trains villagers 09-08-2011 09:38 AM

    Koppal: How do you ensure the benefits of liberalization reach the poorest of the poor? Rajesh Bhat, who is just 27 years of age, runs The Head Held High Foundation, which is turning illiterate villagers into BPO employees. At the speed of 40 words per minute, Ramesh processes insurance forms....
  • Bangalore to lose the IT capital tag: survey 31-05-2011 09:42 AM

    Bangalore: Bangalore, that boasted its tag of the country's IT capital, may now lose it, according to a survey. A survey undertaken by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), warning of this imminent threat, says the status would soon belong to the National Capital Region (NCR) of...
  • Bangalore to lose IT capital tag? 31-05-2011 09:03 AM

    BANGALORE: Bangalore, that boasted its tag of the country's IT capital, may now lose it, according to a survey.A survey undertaken by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), warning of this imminent threat, says the status would soon belong to the National Capital Region (NCR) of Noida...
  • Pramod Bhasin to step down as Genpact CEO 17-05-2011 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: BPO major Genpact on Monday named NV 'Tiger' Tyagarajan as its President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Pramod Bhasin who has decided to step down as CEO and member of the Board. Tyagarajan, who is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO), will join the board effective June 17....
  • India most preferred back-end IT destination 07-02-2011 11:16 PM

    Mumbai: India has emerged as the most preferred destination for global enterprises to set up their back-end information technology units or captive units in 2010, consultancy firm Everest Group said in a report. "India witnessed the maximum activity, followed by other regions in Asia and the Philippines," a release issued...
  • Genpact Q4 net income up 33 pc to $46 mn 07-02-2011 08:01 PM

    New York: BPO major Genpact on Monday said its net income rose 33 per cent to $46 million (Rs 209.13 crore) for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010. The company had a net income attributable to shareholders at $34.6 million during the same quarter ended December 2009, Genpact said...
  • 'Employers' responsible for women's safety' 15-12-2010 11:56 PM

    Gurgaon: Gurgaon Police Commissioner SS Deswal on Wednesday said the safety of women employees is the prime responsibility of their employers who should take steps to ensure the security of the women who work for them, especially during the odd hours. In a letter sent to all BPOs in the...
  • BPO rape case: Police arrests fifth accused 06-12-2010 11:50 PM

    New Delhi: In another breakthrough in the Dhaula Kuan gang rape, the Delhi Police arrested the fifth accused late on Monday evening. The accused named Kamru alias Mobile was nabbed in Gurgaon. Earlier on Monday, a Delhi court, sent two of the Dhaula Kuan gangrape accused to Tihar Jail for...
  • BPO rape case: Police remand for two accused 06-12-2010 06:18 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court, on Monday sent two of the Dhaula Kuan gangrape accused to Tihar Jail for their identification by the victim, while remanding two others in five days of police custody for their interrogation. Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Singh Rajawat sent Shahid alias 'Chhota Billi' and Usman to...
  • Fourth arrest in Dhaula Kuan gangrape case 05-12-2010 06:19 PM

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old man, who was absconding in the call-centre employee gang rape case, was arrested from a Haryana village while a hot pursuit is on to apprehend the gang leader who is evading police. A team of Delhi Police swooped on Iqbal alias 'Bada Billi' from Fatehpur Beri...
  • Call-centre rape victim identifies two youths 04-12-2010 10:40 PM

    New Delhi The call-centre employee, who was sexually assaulted by a gang of five men, on Saturday identified two youths arrested by Delhi Police during a Test Identification Parade held at Tihar Jail. The victim, who was gangraped on November 24, identified Shamshad (25) and Usman (25), who were arrested...
  • Reward for info on Delhi gang rape: Police 01-12-2010 07:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi police announced a reward of one lakh rupees for any information that may lead to arrest of the culprits in the gang rape of a BPO employee. Delhi Police Commissioner V K Gupta also met Home Minister P Chidambaram and informed him that they are hopeful...
  • Delhi rape case: 2 sketches out, no arrest still 28-11-2010 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: More than four days after the rape of a BPO employee, Delhi Police is still collecting clues and evidence to try and nail the assailants. They have released two sketches now but no arrests have been made so far. The sketches showed two men accused of raping a...
  • Call centre employee gangraped in Delhi 25-11-2010 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old BPO employee was allegedly gangraped by four men in a moving car in Delhi. The incident occurred early Wednesday morning. Police say the men first abducted the victim from Dhaula Kuan while she was returning from work and took her to Mangolpuri. Three hours later, she...
  • Death penalty in cases like Prathibha's? 08-10-2010 10:45 PM

    A fast track court in Bangalore has sentenced Prathibha's killer Shiva Kumar to life in prison till death. ...
  • Hang the accused cab driver: Prathibha's mother 06-10-2010 09:49 PM

    Fast track court took five years but the verdict is finally out in the Prathibha murder case. The accused cab driver is held guilty of raping and killing the BPO employee in Bangalore. ...
  • Cab driver found guilty in Prathibha murder case 06-10-2010 12:03 PM

    Bangalore: Five years after BPO employee Prathibha Srikanthamurthy was raped and murdered, a local court on Wednesday convicted cab driver Shiva Kumar in the sensational case. The quantum of sentence will be decided on October 8. Prathibha joined HP Globalsoft in 2005 after her marriage. She went missing on December...
  • Pratibha murder: Court to hear key accused plea 27-09-2010 09:32 AM

    Bangalore: A fast track court will on Monday hear the explanation of prime accused Shiva Kumar in Pratibha Srikanthmurthy's rape case. Pratibha, a BPO, employee was allegedly raped and murdered by the cab driver in 2005. Pratibha's mother Gowramma still awaits justice five years after she lost her only daughter....
  • 'Ohio ban on outsourcing not to hit Indian cos' 25-09-2010 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: Finally some respite for Indian outsourcing companies as the outsourcing ban in Ohio will not have any impact on Indian business, says US Envoy Tim Romeor. Allaying apprehensions about the outsourcing ban, Romeor said that the two nations would get through the ban. Talking about the relationship between...
  • Prathibha case: Family's wait for justice continues 17-09-2010 08:18 PM

    The court on Friday once again reserved judgement on 5 year old case of rape and murder of a BPO employee. ...