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CEO AT 19!

Cute looks, a vivid style funda, a set of pilot wings and killer brains! Rare combination? Samarth Singh’s the typical ‘one hell of a first impression’ guy. This 19 year old entrepreneur has loads to speak of his wonder years. Lara Mitra takes a closer look at his archives. It’s quite possible you’ve already heard of him, one way or ...

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Safe Mode

Vaibhav Wankhede gives you the fortnightly dope from the BPO world. Since the rape and murder of a young female call centre employee from Bangalore, BPOs across country have gone into an overdrive to boost the security of their employees. But shall this fade from the public memory as just a one-off incident? Like all bad things, employees will shrug ...

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Michael Ban Gaya Mayor

Suhani Singh chases down the youngest elected Mayor of United States and discovers the political side of the 18 year old! Michael Sessions, a high school student from Hillsdale, Michigan did the unbelievable. He contested for the seat of a Mayor in his small town and to everyone’s surprise – Won! Media from as far as Japan and Russia – ...

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Down with Sickness!

Vaibhav Wankhede gives you a fortnightly dope from the BPO world. Many young professionals today are more or less affected by what one may call modern-day ailments. This includes the employees of the BPO sector who suffer from irritation, back pain, acidity and lack of sleep. The major factor attributed to this is the long working hours these guys put ...

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Ride With Me

Vaibhav Wankhede gives you the fortnightly dope from the BPO world. Curious about the chick who waits under your building for a car to pick her up every night? Ever wondered about the SUMOs and Indicas zipping down the roads, past midnight? Pinched yourself, when you actually spotted a TV in one of them? The answers to all these, as ...

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CHAI time

With coffee shops sprouting up at every streetcorner, Gunjan Jindal decided to do something ‘different’. Shilpi Sharma met the 22 year old science graduate from Warwick University who’s started ‘Passion-My Cup of Tea’, a cafe at Delhi’s Priya complex. How did you come up with the idea of starting out on your own? I worked with my dad for a ...

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Designing Dreams

This independent 19 year old is exporting clothes to Spain and Italy and having a ball. Anuradha Joshi is a management student with a difference. Besides managing two designer clothing stores in Delhi and Mumbai, she also exports her creations to Milan & Spain. All of this just at the age of 19! At the same time, she is trying ...

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Fortnightly dope

In or Out ? How many times have you heard a BPO employee cribbing about his job? Chances are, that he/ she must be in an outbound process. To deconstruct the BPO lingo, ‘Outbound’ means calling people and persuading them to buy things – the same way you receive stupid telemarketing calls on your mobile. Yes, here you convince and ...

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Rahul writes it right!

A singer-songwriter with a difference 21 year old Rahul Bhatt plays the guitar, writes, composes and performs his own songs. Phew! So what’s the big deal about that? He was one of the finalists at the ‘Unisong International Song Contest’, initiated by the top songwriters in the music industry. Out of the 5000 entries from over 50 countries, Rahul did ...

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The Fortnightly Dope

Vaibhav Wankhede gives you The Fortnightly Dope from the BPO world. BPO scams “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely!” goes a popular adage. And it is very true when it comes to BPO operations. Yes, we all know that call centres employees handle sensitive data like credit card info, passwords, bank account info and social security numbers (in case ...

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