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Ola teams up with Apollo to offer Lifesaver, a first-ever comprehensive medical program for driver partners

Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation, has partnered with Apollo Hospitals to create India’s first ever comprehensive medical programme for driver-partners. Under this programme, Ola drivers will be equipped to provide medical assistance in case of on-road emergencies. Driver partners will also be able to opt for a ‘My Apollo Card’. Designed and […]

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ICICI Bank blocks transactions through Flipkart wallet PhonePe

ICICI Bank has blocked transactions on Flipkart-owned digital payments app PhonePe, accusing it of indulging in restrictive practices and breaking the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) guidelines of interoperability. The bank began blocking transactions on PhonePe starting Friday, with Flipkart Online CEO Sameer Nigam taking to Twitter to protest the move. He claimed that the bank hadn’t

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Ola appoints Shalabh Seth as CEO for Ola Fleet Technologies

Taxi aggregatorOla on Wednesday announced the appointment of Shalabh Seth as the CEO of Ola Fleet Technologies, a wholly owned leasing subsidiary. He joinsOla at a time when the company is experiencing rapid growth and is transforming the ride-sharing industry through product and business innovation. As CEO ofOla Fleet Technologies, Shalabh will drive supply growth through leasing and other driver focused initiatives,

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Uber launches app to increase fleet efficiency in India

Taxi hailing app company Uber on Tuesday announced the launch of an android application — ‘UberFleet’– for its fleet partners in the country. The company said the app is designed to improve the overall productivity for fleet owners by making the process of managing drivers more efficient and reducing their downtime. “UberFleet”allows fleet partners with driver

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Paytm Wallet Business, Payments Bank Division to be Merged

One97 Communications, the parent company of payments platform Paytm, has announced that it plans to merge the Paytm Wallet business with its newly-incorporated Paytm Payments Bank division. Paytm’s parent company, headed by Vijay Shekhar Sharma, is waiting for the requisite RBI approvals to start operations of the Paytm Payments Bank. While ownership of the Paytm Wallet

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