Uber Technologies Inc. is an American multinational transportation network company offering services that include peer-to-peer ridesharing, ride service hailing, food delivery, and a bicycle-sharing system.
Uber announced that it is tying up with e-commerce giant Flipkart to provide delivery of essential supplies to customers during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
National Health Authority (NHA) has announced its partnership with Uber India to provide transport services to India's frontline health workers engaged in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
To help contain the spread of COVID-19 in India, ride-hailing giant Uber said on Tuesday that it has launched a new service, UberMedic, to transport frontline healthcare workers.
Ironic as it may sound but digital India saw its biggest challenge on Wednesday when smartphone-based leading food delivery platforms Zomato and Swiggy found themselves in no man's land as restaurants, including cloud kitchens, went out of service and delivery boys were turned back by local authorities as the 21-day lockdown came into force.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday announced a complete lockdown in the state till April 1. The lockdown will come into effect from midnight today.
The Karnataka government on Monday ordered to suspend all public and private transport services including Ola, Uber, taxis and autorickshaws in the areas where restrictions have been imposed in view of coronavirus outbreak in the country from March 24.
Cab operator Uber on Monday temporarily suspended all ride services in the city amid lockdown in the view of novel coronavirus while Ola Cabs has curtailed its services.
The nation is going to observe 'Janata Curfew' on March 22 where auto-rickshaws and taxis will be off-road but this move has not deterred the spirit of these people as they lauded the initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the fight against coronavirus outbreak despite the fact their earnings will be hit as against other days.
In view of the spread of COVID-19, over 2,000 vehicles including cabs have been sanitised in the national capital's East Vinod Nagar depot.
The hanging of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case is being lauded and welcomed by prosecutors, families of rape victims and the general public alike.