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Amid IPL fever, food delivery platforms look to maximise customer acquisition

According to data sourced from Redseer Consulting, a Bengaluru-based consultancy firm, daily average order volumes on platforms such as Zomato, Swiggy, Foodpanda and UberEats, Faasos, Curefit, etc has surged 20 per cent during the ongoing IPL season, compared with the pre-tournament duration.

Meet Jenifar Russel, a Swiggy delivery executive contesting Lok Sabha elections from Bangalore Central

Jenifar J. Russel, a 38-year-old, reveals that his job as a food delivery executive has helped him connect with the city better. "Earlier I used to switch on the AC in my car and go to work. Now I'm aware of the pollution levels, potholes on road, traffic problems, parking issues, and foul smell arising from garbage dumping areas. Travelling on a two-wheeler gives me the real feel of the city," he says. 

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Swiggy apprehensive of onboarding investors with stake in Uber, its entities

According to information sourced from business intelligence firm paper.vc and Ministry of Corporate Affairs, the board of Swiggy has amended its internal byelaws to prevent onboarding investors with stake in Uber or any of its entities.

Uber to sell its food delivery business to Swiggy? 

Uber’s pull-back from food delivery in India, follows retreats from its ride-hailing business in China, Russia and, most recently, Southeast Asia, as the SoftBank-backed company prepares for a high-profile public offering later this year.

Food app shows order going from north to south India, company's reply steals show

While some even said that the delivery executive was the "Indian Flash", others speculated that there may be a tie-up with ISRO. Others said that the order might have been north Indian food, hence it was coming from the north.

Swiggy makes entry into groceries, daily items delivery segment

To begin with, Swiggy will deliver from stores in categories such as fruits and vegetables, kiranas and supermarkets, florists, baby care, health and supplements among others.

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Uber, Oyo, Swiggy could partner with NHA to promote Ayushman Bharat scheme

National Health Agency will sign a memorandum of understanding with Uber sometime this week.

Swiggy raises $1 billion in Naspers-led funding round

Swiggy could use the money given the business reported losses of Rs 640 crore in the three years to March 2018, on revenues of close to Rs 600 crore.

Mumbai: FDA files 22 cases for adjudication against Zomato and Swiggy

“The hearing in these cases will commence soon. These outlets were found working without licence and the food portals were delivering their food to consumers without ensuring that the outlets had licence to cook,” said Shailesh Aadhav, joint commissioner (food), Mumbai.

In Kerala, restaurant owners cross swords with food delivery apps

From December 1, people in urban areas of Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram will find a hard time ordering food on the internet with the Kerala Hotel and Restaurants Association (KHRA) deciding to cross swords with food delivery apps.

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