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Uber And Ola Drivers Threaten Indefinite Strike From Sunday Midnight

Mar 16, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The strike is expected to be observed in key cities such as Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune among other cities.

Virat Kohli Becomes Brand Ambassador Of Uber

Mar 09, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first time the company has announced a brand ambassador in the Asia Pacific region.

Hackers Compromised Personal Data From 57 Million Riders, Drivers In Breach Hidden For Year: Uber

"None of this should have happened, and I will not make excuses for it," said a statement from chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi, who took over at the ride-sharing giant in August.

Bengaluru-Based CEO Thrashed Allegedly By More Than 20 Uber Drivers Over Rear Seat Belts

Nov 15, 2017 Outlook Web Bureau

Dave Banerjee, CEO of an advertising agency and co-founder of a yoga-wear brand, said the incident lasted more than 45 minutes.

Uber Partners With NASA To Develop Flying Taxis By 2020

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a flying Uber

25 September, 2017

Uber CEO Apologises To London Users For Company's Mistakes

Outlook Web Bureau

Uber's boss says the firm wants to have better relationships with the cities it serves

22 September, 2017

Uber Loses License To Operate In London

Outlook Web Bureau

"Transport for London has concluded that Uber London Limited is not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence,"

30 August, 2017

Mumbaikars Open Doors For Stuck Commuters As The City Remains Inundated, Provide Food, Shelter

Outlook Web Bureau

Mumbaikars open their hearts and doors for struck commuters; Gurdwaras, Temples, Masjids open doors to provide free food and shelter to stranded commuters in Mumbai

30 August, 2017

Uber Could Track Your Location For 5 Minutes After Ride, And They Are Now Scrapping It

Outlook Web Bureau

The update will initially be rolled out to the iPhones, the Android features upgradation is on the anvil

28 August, 2017

Expedia Chief Dara Khosrowshahi To Replace Travis Kalanick As Uber CEO

Outlook Web Bureau

The San Francisco-based firm has been roiled by disturbing reports of a cutthroat workplace culture, harassment, discrimination and questionable business tactics to thwart rivals.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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

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