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Uber competitor Easy Taxi aborts India launch plan  Dec 19, 3:20 pm
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Rocket Internet's Easy Taxi has cancelled its plans of debuting in India, and announced that it is cutting back on businesses in Indonesia and Hong Kong.
Uber agrees to suspend operations in Portland post lawsuit  Dec 19, 12:25 pm
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Uber has agreed to suspend services for three months in Portland while officials revise regulations governing taxis and ride-sharing apps, the company said.
Trade unions call for taxi strike in Kolkata  Dec 19, 10:44 am
Kolkata, Dec. 19 (ANI): Trade unions in Kolkata on Friday called for a 24-hour taxi strike over demands for a revised fare structure and improved working conditions.
Baidu confirms investment in 'under fire' Uber   Dec 18, 1:30 pm
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Chinese company Baidu has confirmed that it will be investing in "under fire" taxi firm Uber.
'Underfire' Uber may face ban in France as new licensing regulations take effect in 2015  Dec 16, 1:35 pm
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Following widespread protests in France, the government has signaled that it may ban Uber's low-cost service, UberPop, across the country as a new law requiring taxi drivers to hold licenses or insurance goes into effect on January 1.
Cab drivers protest against ban on web-based taxi services  Dec 12, 5:47 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 12 (ANI): With the government banning web-based taxi service providers following the recent incident of rape, scores of taxi drivers staged a protest at the Jantar Mantar here on Friday and demanded the government to withdraw the ban as it was affecting their source of income.
Now, LA, San Francisco sue Uber for 'misleading passengers' about driver background checks  Dec 10, 12:36 pm
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): In the latest spurt of setbacks for Uber, Los Angeles and San Francisco are suing the web-based taxi service for misleading passengers and for breaking Californian law.
Uber banned in Spain, Thailand, pan-India in fresh spate of clampdowns  Dec 10, 11:09 am
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): After being banned in Delhi and thrown out of Netherlands, Uber is now also facing a ban in Spain and Thailand, for operating unlicensed and uninsured taxi services, in a fresh spate of clampdowns on the web-based taxi company.
Gurgaon Police launch verification drive for cab drivers  Dec 9, 5:47 pm
Gurgaon, Dec. 9 (ANI): Reiterating the need to monitor taxi drivers and fit cabs with GPS, the Gurgaon Police on Tuesday launched a verification drive aimed at preventing crime against women professionals.
Uber Cab rape case: Radio Cab Association calls for better legislation  Dec 9, 5:29 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): The Radio Cab Association of Tuesday called for better legislature and rules, even as the Delhi Government banned all web-based taxi services from plying in the national capital, following the rape of a passenger by an Uber Cab employee.
Ex Home Secretary R.K. Singh wants Uber held guilty in cab rape case  Dec 9, 4:01 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): Former Home Secretary R K Singh on Tuesday supported the move to ban the taxi service 'Uber' and was also of the opinion that the car rental company should be considered a party to the crime committed against the woman who was raped inside the cab by one of its drivers.
Uber Cab rape case: Shazia Ilmi calls for public transport system overhaul  Dec 9, 3:51 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi on Tuesday said that merely imposing a ban on certain taxi services in the light of the recent Uber Cab rape case would not achieve the desired result, and instead suggested a complete overhaul of the entire public transport system to ensure the safety of women.
Delhi cab rape case: Gadkari says not plausible to ban cab services  Dec 9, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (ANI): Commenting on the Delhi Government's step to ban US based taxi service Uber after one of its employees was accused for raping a 27-year old woman last Friday, Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that it is not plausible to ban all such services when incidents of this nature take place.
'Banning Uber won't stop the problem': BJD leader Jay Panda  Dec 9, 12:08 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): A day after the international taxi-booking service Uber was banned over the alleged rape of a woman by one of its drivers, Biju Janata Dal leader Jay Panda on Tuesday said that no service should be singled out, as it won't stop the problem.
Delhi cab rape case: DCW summons Uber CEO  Dec 9, 11:00 am
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Tuesday summoned the local Chief Executive Officer of international taxi-booking service Uber over the alleged rape of a 27-year-old woman by one of its drivers on Friday.
Delhi Police file FIR against Uber cab service for cheating  Dec 9, 10:35 am
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): An FIR has been lodged against international taxi-booking service Uber by the Delhi Police for cheating customers on the pretext of providing safe commuting with duly verified driver.
Delhi Govt. bans Uber cab service after rape incident   Dec 8, 5:17 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (ANI): The Delhi Government has banned Uber Taxi Service from functioning in the national capital with effect from today after one of its drivers was accused of raping a 27-year-old woman last Friday.
Cab rape case: Uber assures full co-operation to bring accused to justice  Dec 8, 4:43 pm
New Delhi, Dec.8 (ANI): Uber Taxi Service issued a fresh statement on Monday assuring its full co-operation to bring the company's driver arrested for allegedly raping a woman to justice and help the victim and her family in their recovery.
Delhi woman raped: Uber apologizes, says safety is highest priority  Dec 7, 1:01 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 7 (ANI): Uber, a popular app that supplies taxis to users, has tendered an apology after the company's driver allegedly raped a 27-year old woman in Delhi earlier on Friday.
Uber slams India's new payment regulations for stifling businesses  Dec 2, 12:11 pm
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Uber has reportedly slammed India's new payment regulations, which requires a two-factor authentication process for all online transactions.
Kerala introduces water taxis to boost backwater tourism  Nov 14, 1:15 pm
Kochi (Kerala), Nov. 14 (ANI): Kerala's Tourism Minister A.P. Anil Kumar on Thursday introduced water taxis and hop-on hop-off boat services to increase the potential of backwaters for state tourism.
Cabbie convicted in Anni murder case denies having received 'thank you card' from Dewani  Nov 5, 3:03 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 05 (ANI): Zola Tongo, the taxi driver convicted in the case of murdered honeymoon bride Anni Dewani said on Tuesday that it was 'nonsense' that British businessman Shrien Dewani had given him a thank you card.
Shrien Dewani's defence exposes inconsistencies in taxi driver Zola Tongo's testimony  Oct 31, 11:06 am
Johannesburg, Oct 31 (ANI): The State's case in the murder trial of Anni Dewani is looking increasingly weak as its key witness, taxi driver Zola Tongo, continues to admit mistakes and inconsistencies during cross-examination, a report said.
Anni's killer may serve just 5 more years in prison after agreeing to testify against Dewani  Oct 30, 10:30 am
London, Oct 30 (ANI): The taxi driver convicted for murdering Anni Dewani, wife of British millionaire Shrien Dewani, could serve just five more months in jail because he has agreed to present evidence against Anni's husband, a report said.
NYC taxi driver shares story about how he met Tom Hanks  Oct 29, 11:59 am
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): A taxi driver in New York recently shared the wonderful story about how he met Tom Hanks.