Tag: Uber

Uber, Ola Apps
Exorbitant fare: Seize Ola, Uber cabs, says Karnataka Minister

Minister Sriramulu stated that they are receiving complaints against the cab aggregators every year. "They are supposed to give service and comfort to the customers. There are also some technical issues involved," he said.

  • Sunday, 09 October 2022
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Uber, Ola, Rapido autos services stopped in Karnataka, know details

Sources explain that the minimum auto fare is Rs 30 and the waiting charge of Rs 5 for 5 minutes has been fixed officially. But, cab aggregators are allegedly charging Rs 100 as minimum fare.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
Uber likely to sell its 7.8% stake in Zomato for Rs 2,938 cr
Uber likely to sell its 7.8% stake in Zomato for Rs 2,938 cr

Zomato reported Rs 185.7 crore in consolidated loss for the quarter ending June 30, compared to a loss of Rs 359.7 crore in the previous quarter.

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Ola Founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal
Bhavish Aggarwal denies Ola planning merger with Uber

"Absolute rubbish. We're very profitable and growing well. If some other companies want to exit their business from India they are welcome to! We will never merge," Aggarwal posted.

  • Saturday, 30 July 2022
Uber to hire 500 techies in India by December

Uber Technologies on Wednesday announced it will hire 500 employees for its India tech centres by the end of this year.

  • Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Indian regulator warns Uber, Ola to fix customer complaints else face penal action
Indian regulator warns Uber, Ola to fix customer complaints else face penal action

The CCPA grilled cab aggregators over their algorithms related to ride cancellations and surge pricing and directed them to be more vigilant regarding their customers.

  • Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Uber driver attacked, looted by two miscreants in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Two unidentified miscreants attacked an Uber driver at Tapoban Chhak in Khandagiri area here and escaped with his car on the wee hours of Thursday. The driver identified as Ganesh Mahakud received critical injuries while trying to put up a fight and foil the robbery bid. He has been admitted to a private hospital […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Ola, Uber to provide cab service kiosks at Bhubaneswar airport soon

Bhubaneswar: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday partnered with cab service providers Ola and Uber to provide commuting facilities for passengers at selected aerodromes including Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. As part of the strategic alliance, passengers will be able to avail cab services of both Ola and Uber at Chennai, Kolkata, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Cops crack Uber car loot case, nab 4

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police on Sunday arrested four persons including MBA student in connection with the loot of Uber car from Khandagiri, on the outskirts of the city last month. The accused have been identified as Sandip Nayak (27), Pintu Digal (25), Jitendra Sahu (31) and Sivil Priyadarshan (31) of Khurda. The gang was busted after […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Ola, Uber cabs to stay off roads in capital city

Bhubaneswar:  Uber and Ola cabs would not be seen on the roads of the capital city for an indefinite period, for the drivers of the two taxi companies have resorted to a strike protesting reduction in their earning caused by falling incentives. The cab drivers, who used to get hefty incentives in the earlier days, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Uber to double down on hiring techies in India

Bengaluru: Online ride-hailing platform Uber has announced to double its workforce in the product and engineering departments — from over 500 to more than 1,000 ‘technologists’ — at its Bengaluru and Hyderabad facilities next year. Uber India aims to hire full-stack teams that include product managers, product designers, data scientists, user researchers, mobile, front-end and […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Uber drivers' cars are parked outside the Ministry of Transportation building during a protest in Taipei
Uber inks new pact with NASA on 'flying car'

Washington: In a bid to show its seriousness about taking its “flying car” concept off the ground, ride hailing company Uber has signed a second space act agreement with NASA. The pact aims to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Egypt court suspends ban on online cab services

Cairo: An Egyptian court has ordered the suspension of a ban on online cab services — Uber and Careem — until their appeal is determined by a higher court. On March 20, Cairo’s administrative court ruled to ban the services of the two companies and stop their online applications, but Saturday’s order suspended the former […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Ola to ride in Australia to take on Uber

Bengaluru, Jan 30 (IANS) Indian online cab aggregator Ola on Tuesday announced its entry into the international market, starting with Australia, to take on its American rival Uber. “We have begun recruiting private hire vehicles and drivers in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth from Tuesday, with rides expected to begin in the coming weeks,” a company spokesperson […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Uber may let riders request drivers with high ratings

Davos: In a bid to ensure billions of its riders a safe and secure journey, ride-hailing platform Uber on Tuesday said the company may allow people to request drivers with higher ratings. The company will “do much more with driver ratings… and have users be able to opt in to a higher level of service,” Uber […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021