Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicCab services

Topic: cab services

Drivers cancelling rides top issue for 79% of taxi app users, survey finds

Drivers cancelling rides due to unfavourable destination or non-cash payment is cab app users’ biggest headache, according to a nationwide survey by community platform LocalCircles.

Delhi’s cab, auto drivers are upset with Kejriwal, AAP. But here’s how they plan to vote

Delhi’s cab drivers say AAP govt has failed to protect them in face of competition from Ola and Uber, while auto drivers complain that free bus rides for women scheme has hurt them.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s not wrong. Ola and Uber can hurt car sales

Car makers are milking the situation to get tax concessions from a harried govt. But if car costs are too high, why can’t they cut prices? They can afford it.

Millennials’ preference for Ola, Uber added to auto sector slowdown: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said several factors have led to the slowdown, and cited studies that said there was a change in the mindset of millenials when it comes to transport.

ओला और ऊबर के ड्राइवरों के लिए, यह उल्टी में लिथड़ी नववर्ष की पूर्व संध्या होगी

नववर्ष की पूर्व-संध्या या क्रिसमस पर उनका काम केवल ड्राइविंग नहीं होता, इसमें अभद्र यात्रियों को झेलना और उल्टी साफ करना भी शामिल है.

For Uber and Ola drivers, it’s going to be a vomit-soaked New Year’s Eve

Driving isn’t their only job on days like New Years’ Eve or Christmas; facing rowdy passengers and cleaning vomit also figure in a day’s work.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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