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Wednesday, December 11, 2019



Indian-origin Sikh taxi driver assaulted in US

December 10, 2019 7:40 pm

The driver told the police that he believes his race promoted the attack. Prosecutors are trying to determine if the attacker should face hate crime charges, Bellingham Police said. Police found Sayers in his apartment's porch and arrested him, the report said.

Uber loses licence to operate in London over safety issues

November 25, 2019 4:19 pm

The transit authority said that despite addressing some issues, it ``does not have confidence that similar issues will not reoccur in the future.'' As a result, Transport for London has deemed Uber "not fit and proper at this time.''

Uber embraces videotaping rides, raising privacy concerns

November 21, 2019 8:18 am

The video recordings are part of a broad initiative at the ride-hailing company to capture more objective data about what happens inside vehicles during Uber trips, where disputes between riders and drivers often play out without witnesses.

Uber CEO says he was wrong to call Khashoggi killing a 'mistake'

November 12, 2019 11:37 am

Critics say Khosrowshahi is downplaying Khashoggi's grisly murder to placate one of the company's biggest investors.

Rights body recommends Uber compensate disabled man after two drivers refused ride

November 09, 2019 2:36 am

In the latest case, disability rights activist Arman Ali, also Director of the National Centre for Promotion of Employment of Persons with Disabilities, had booked an Uber in Chennai to go to the airport in June.

Uber posts $1.2 billion loss as growth improves

November 05, 2019 9:32 am

Uber said third-quarter revenue had risen 30% from a year earlier, to $3.8 billion, above Wall Street estimates of $3.6 billion. It posted a net loss of $1.2 billion, wider than the $986 million loss a year earlier but less than the $5.2 billion loss in the previous quarter.

India ‘fundamental’ to Uber’s growth: CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

October 23, 2019 4:55 am

“Profitability metric of our business here (India) is improving. We will continue to remain and invest here,” said Khosrowshahi.

Uber partners with Delhi Metro to launch Public transport option in Delhi

October 22, 2019 3:43 pm

Uber has announced its Public Transport feature in the city of New Delhi, which  will provide last mile connectivity to Delhi Metro customers.

Uber now offering free insurance to all its riders, partners with Bharti AXA and Tata AIG

September 25, 2019 4:52 pm

Uber has introduced free insurance for all its riders across its platform. The insurance will apply for riders using the regular Uber four-wheeler car, the Uber auto or UberMoto.


Cab drivers protest after ban on Uber taxi services

June 04, 2015 10:52 pm

The Delhi government had rejected the applications for granting licences to app-based cab services Uber, Ola Cabs and TaxiforSure to operate in the national capital.

Uber boss meets DCW chairperson

December 10, 2014 12:31 pm

Accused Shiv Kumar Yadav had allegedly raped a woman in Mainpuri and was involved in at least two more cases including molestation.


India in shortlist for Uber Air launch

August 30, 2018 11:04 am

On Thursday, Uber announced India as one of the five countries shortlisted for its air mobility solution along with Japan, France, Australia, and Brazil.