Jupiter and ShareChat entering into exclusivity clauses with Tiger Global raises the big question once again—is it time for founders to safeguard themselves against big funds’ dominance?
While the new-age tech companies’ customer network got strengthened, most of them did not concentrate on their service providers’ welfare.
Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal, speaking at the Reuters Next Conference, stated that as part of his ambitions for its EV business, it planned to list the company EV business as well in the future.
Ola like a host of other tech-based startups has witnessed exits of several senior executives. The list includes chief financial officer Swayam Saurabh and chief operating officer Gaurav Porwal.
Additionally, the company announced plans to hire 10,000 people to steer the company's ambitions.
In a blogpost, Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal announced that keeping in mind their production plans, customers have time till today to place orders for their S1 and S1 Pro Scooters
The EV sales in India stood at 3,80,000 in 2019-20, and the EV battery market stood at 5.4GWh during the year, according to India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA).
The traditional taxis have always remained heavily male-dominated, but female drivers have always posed a serious threat to the long-established ideas of patriarchy and masculinity.
Ola is a taxi service provider in India, Australia, and New Zealand, established by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati in 2011. In some markets, it also competes with Uber.
The company said this will be a one-time exercise and will be complete by the end of this week for the India Mobility business, and by the end of next week for Ola foods and Ola Financial Services.
It would be wrong to look at the taxi services to identify the slump. The reasons are elsewhere, related to the overall slump of the economy which showed a low GDP growth of 5 per cent in August this year as compared to 8 per cent growth in the same month last year.
Swastika Dutta, a popular name in Bengali serials, said in a Facebook post on Wednesday that the app-based cab driver cancelled the ride midway and misbehaved with her in Kolkata.
In the largest financing by an individual in the history of Ola, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has invested about Rs 650 crore in the Indian ride-hailing company to compete with the rival Uber.
The incident took place on Friday, when the cab driver got a booking from Adugodi and reached the pick-up point.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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