Business  /  Published 26.05.20

Uber lays off 600

App cab aggregator Uber India is laying off 600 full-time employees, which amounts to 25 per cent of its workforce in India, because of the coronavirus pandemic. It has 2,600 employees in the country....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.05.20

Penguins on the loose

While all of us can enjoy tours of museums and zoos virtually from our homes, some animals get to enjoy them up close. On May 6, three penguins from Kansas City Zoo strolled through the halls of the N...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Business  /  Published 18.05.20

Uber drives in new safety norms

Uber on Monday announced a range of Covid-19 specific safety features and policies that will change the way one rides app cabs. The announcements include an interactive Go Online Checklist for both ri...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Uber pilots package delivery service in 4 cities in India

After grocery delivery and transportation of non-Covid-19 patients, ride-hailing platform Uber is now piloting delivery of packages between consumers in four cities, including Gurugram and Kolkata.The...
By in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.05.20

Ola, Uber resume service in green and orange zones

The Ministry of Home Affairs had approved e-commerce platforms to start selling non-essential items during the third lockdown, which means that customers can now buy smartphones, laptops and other gad...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.20

Zzzuber! Rider says she drove

A 28-year-old woman was forced to drive an Uber cab after its driver was falling asleep on way from Pune to Mumbai. The incident came to light after Tejaswini Divya Naik posted videos of the February...
By PTI in Pune

World  /  Published 14.02.20

Indian Uber driver sentenced in the US

An Indian citizen, who worked as an Uber driver, has been sentenced to a year in prison for transporting individuals who had entered the US illegally in exchange for money. Jaswinder Singh, 30, most r...
By PTI in New York

India  /  Published 06.02.20

A glimpse of ‘scary India’

A phone discussion about the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protest allegedly led a poet-activist being taken to police station by a cab driver here on Wednesday night.Secretary of the All India Pro...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.20

Uber data for city planners

Travel time from EM Bypass to the racecourse came down by nearly 30 per cent after the west-bound ramp connecting the Parama flyover with the AJC Bose Road flyover was opened Travel time between Bally...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.20

Uber goes full throttle in Jamshedpur

App-based taxi service Uber on Tuesday announced the launch of its operations in Jamshedpur, making it the 58th city in India where people can book rides by downloading the Uber app on their smartphon...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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