BPO

  • TCS opens Saudi Arabia's first all-woman BPO centre 19 hours 37 minutes ago

    Mumbai: India's largest software exporter TCS on Sunday said that it has opened Saudi Arabia's first all-female business process centre, which will provide employment to up to 3,000 women in three years. Saudi Aramco and GE are the centre's first customers, TCS said in a statement. Both...
  • BPO employee gangrape: Court to pronounce verdict on September 22 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday reserved its verdict for September 22 in the sensational abduction and gangrape case of a 30-year-old BPO executive from the northeast in Dhaula Kuan in 2010. Additional sessions judge Virender Bhat reserved the judgement after the final arguments were concluded in the case. Shamshad alias...
  • BPO employee robbed of cash, valuables in Noida May 2, 2014

    A BPO employee was robbed of cash and valuables from near Sector 15A here by armed men, police said on Friday. The incident happened on Thursday when Sumit Khanna was returning home to Mayur Vihar. When he reached Sector 15A area in Noida, a car overtook him and forced him to...
  • ICAI two-day campus placement programme from February 17 February 3, 2014

    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 February-March...
  • 19-year-old call-centre employee gangraped in Gurgaon October 30, 2013

    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 walking...
  • BPO driver arrested for dropping woman at lonely spot June 1, 2013

    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...
  • Gurgaon: Suspected co-worker, cab driver allegedly rape BPO employee March 7, 2013

    Gurgaon: A 32-year-old call centre employee in Gurgaon has alleged rape by a suspected co-worker and a cab driver. A case registered at the DLF Phase 2 police station in Gurgaon. The woman claimed she was raped by another worker of the same BPO and a cab driver when she took...
  • Delhi: Jilted lover stabs 19-year-old girl to death January 1, 2013

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old girl was stabbed to death allegedly by a jilted lover in east Delhi on Monday evening, police said. The incident took place in Dallupura at around 5 pm and the deceased has been identified as Neha, who worked at a Noida BPO. Neha and her male friend...
  • Pune BPO staff murder: HC confirms death for convicts September 17, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday confirmed the death sentence for the two convicts in the rape and murder case of a BPO employee in Pune. The 22-year-old BPO employee was raped and murdered in 2007. The victim was raped and killed in November 2007. Her body was found at...
  • Pune BPO employee rape: HC to confirm punishment September 17, 2012

    Pune: The Bombay High Court is expected to confirm the quantum of punishment in the 2007 rape, abduction and murder of a Pune BPO employee, Jyotikumari Chaudhary. It had upheld the conviction of two people last week. A sessions court had given them the death sentence. Twenty two-year-old Jyotikumari Chaudhary was...
  • Infosys to hire 2,000 people in US by year-end July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Country's second largest software firm Infosys on Tuesday said it plans to hire close to 2,000 people in the US by the end of this year. "Infosys hired 1,200 people in the US in 2011, and has already added more than 1,000 employees in the country this...
  • As US election looms, India IT seeks makeover March 23, 2012

    Bangalore: As the US presidential election ramps up the rhetoric against offshoring jobs, India's flagship software services providers are seeking an image makeover. For Wipro, Infosys and others, multi-billion dollar outsourcing giants with U.S.-listed shares, the challenge is to be seen less as a cheap Bangalore dump for U.S. companies shipping...
  • Pune rape-murder case: two convicts get death March 20, 2012

    Pune: The two convicts in the Pune BPO employee rape-cum-murder case, Purshottam Borate and Pradip Kokate, have been sentenced to death. The court called it a rarest of the rare cases, saying it was 'premeditated' and 'heinous'. The two were pronounced guilty on Saturday by a Pune court. Twenty two-year-old Jyotikumari...
  • Pune BPO employee rape: 2 accused found guilty March 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The two accused in the Pune BPO employee rape-cum-murder case were on Saturday pronounced guilty by a Pune court. Twenty two-year-old Jyotikumari Chaudhary was raped and killed in November 2007. Her body was found at Wadgaon, off the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, on the outskirts of Pune a day later. The...
  • Nothing much for IT-BPO industry in budget March 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Software body Nasscom on Friday expressed its disappointment over the budget as it has no fresh proposals for the USD 100 billion Indian IT-BPO sector even as the industry's request to exempt SEZ income from Minimum Alternative Tax has been ignored. "There is no focus on putting the economy...
  • TCS, Mitsubishi to invest $5 mn in IT JV February 8, 2012

    Mumbai: India's biggest software services exporter, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Japanese major Mitsubishi Corporation on Wednesday announced a new joint venture, Nippon TCS Solution Center Ltd for the Japanese market. "The JV will be set up with an initial investment of USD 5 million, which will be raised in a...
  • US Bill on outsourcing cause of concern: India December 22, 2011

    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 centres...
  • Delhi, Bihar engineers best for IT jobs: Survey December 17, 2011

    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 graduates...
  • BPO girl kills roomie's granny, flees with cash November 28, 2011

    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 November 24, 2011

    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 mobile...
  • Real Hero Rajesh educates and trains villagers August 9, 2011

    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 May 31, 2011

    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...
  • Bangalore to lose IT capital tag? May 31, 2011

    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 May 17, 2011

    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. "I'm delighted...
  • India most preferred back-end IT destination February 7, 2011

    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 by...
  • Genpact Q4 net income up 33 pc to $46 mn February 7, 2011

    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 in...
  • 'Employers' responsible for women's safety' December 15, 2010

    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 city,...
  • BPO rape case: Police arrests fifth accused December 6, 2010

    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 their...
  • BPO rape case: Police remand for two accused December 6, 2010

    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 Tihar...
  • Fourth arrest in Dhaula Kuan gangrape case December 5, 2010

    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...