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Archive for August, 2005

U.S. Interns in India

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

NYT has a nice story on the increasing number of American summer interns in Indian outsourcing companies. It is a bit of a puff piece and the actual percentage of such interns in India are likely to be quite low (although the Infosys internship has always been in high demand and seems to command a [...]

Thoughts on the Gurgaon Factory Riot

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Prashant had linked to Nitin’s and Ravikiran’s thoughtful remarks on the riots in the Honda factory in Gurgaon. Outlook magazine has an update on the subject. As usual, this story seems to be in danger of becoming fodder for tired political arguments: “Is this just an isolated incident, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh claims, or [...]

The Hot New Outsourcing Destination!

Saturday, August 6th, 2005

India, Ireland and the other countries vying for a slice of the offshoring pie have competition.

Manmohan Singh: Finally Flexing His Muscles?

Saturday, August 6th, 2005

Surjit Bhalla says Signs are that henceforth we will see the “old” Manmohan Singh The first year of Congress party rule has ended, and most analysts have given it a thumbs down. The coalition that Congress runs is composed of the Left, the confused, and the moral. But more problems reside within the Congress—especially via [...]

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