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Gurugram police allows more e-commerce companies to operate amid COVID-19 lockdown

Update on March 25: After Gurugram’s police commissioner Muhammad Ali had initially allowed 12 e-commerce companies to operate in the city, a subsequent order has now allowed more e-commerce companies in the city. The new order specifically name checks the following e-commerce companies: Zomato, Swiggy, Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers, BigBasket, Dunzo, Milkbasket, Big Bazaar, Blue Dart, WOW […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Zomato, Muhammad Ali, Flipkart, BigBasket, Gurgaon, Grofers, Swiggy, Dunzo, Gurugram, Coronavirus, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Blue Dart Express

Gurugram police will allow Zomato, Swiggy, Amazon, Flipkart, et al to operate amid COVID-19 lockdown

Zomato, Swiggy, Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers, BigBasket, Dunzo, Milkbasket, Big Bazaar, Blue Dart, WOW Express and IFFCO Tokyo Goods will be allowed to operate in Gurugram, the city’s police commissioner, Muhammad Akil, directed all officials of Gurugram police today. The commissioner’s office told MediaNama that the staff of these platforms will not require additional passes to […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Zomato, Flipkart, BigBasket, Gurgaon, Grofers, Swiggy, Medianama, Dunzo, Gurugram, Coronavirus, Muhammad Akil, Ecommerce and COVID-19

Milkbasket staff, vendors allegedly heckled by local police a day before nationwide lockdown

E-commerce platform Milkbasket could not deliver a single order in Hyderabad and more than half of their orders in Gurugram and Noida, even before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Milkbasket’s CEO Anant Goel said that the company’s “staff, vendors and vehicles [were] being pushed back from the […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Narendra Modi, E-commerce, Hyderabad, Noida, Gurugram, Milkbasket, Coronavirus, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Anant Goel

Airbnb invests $150-200 million in Oyo: Reports

On April 1, home-rental firm Airbnb confirmed it had invested in Gurugram-based Oyo. While the companies did not disclose figures, various reports including one from the Economic Times pegged Airbnb’s investment at $150-200 million (Rs 1,027 crore to Rs 1,370 crore). The deal will immediately allow... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Funding, Investment, Airbnb, Economic Times, Oyo, Gurugram

Online learning platform Udemy to set up shop in India

Udemy, the online learning platform, is to get a local presence in India with an employee hub in Gurugram, according to a report in the Economic Times. According to chief executive Gregg Coccari, Udemy’s rapid growth in India is a testimony to the level of demand from students, instructors, and... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Education, India, Udemy, Economic Times, Gurugram, Gregg Coccari Udemy

How to plan your Ideal Trip to North India

This is a guest post by Rebecca Siggers. Vacations coming up? Want to explore the incredible sights of India? Then why not consider a visit to the North of India! From the foothills of the Himalayas, sacred pilgrimage sights, famous cities, and – of course – the delicious food, the northern region of India is a cultural spectacular. Which states make up North India? While you may not have heard of many of the States that make up North India – Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Asia, India, Rebecca, Guest Post, Himalayas, Delhi, Mumbai, Lonely Planet, Destinations, Diwali, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Intrepid Travel, Shooting Star

Dunzo set to launch bikesharing service in Gurugram

Dunzo, the Google backed concierge-like startup is reportedly set to expand its offerings by launching a new bikesharing service in Gurugram, a report by the Economic Times said. The company sees the bikesharing service as an extension of its current business model, given the extensive fleet of... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, News, Bike Sharing, Economic Times, Bike taxis, UberMOTO, Ola Bike, Dunzo, Gurugram

Top 10 stories of the week: June 26th to July 2nd 2017

In no particular order, here are MediaNama’s top 10 stories of the week ended 2nd July 2017 MediaNama would like to thank its sponsors: for their support. RuPay launches contactless NFC prepaid cards The National Payments Corporation of India’s (NPCI) card network RuPay has launched a contactless prepaid NFC card. Recently, it launched a contactless card for the Ahmedabad Smart City project in association with ICICI Bank and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. It also launched similar prepaid con...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, News, India, Netflix, Vodafone, Nfc, Symantec, Delhi, Mumbai, Maersk, Flipkart, NCR, Paytm, Ministry Of External Affairs

UberEats expands to Gurugram; payments only through Paytm as of now

Almost two months after launching services in Mumbai, online cab aggregator Uber has expanded its on-demand food delivery service UberEATS to Delhi-NCR, starting with Gurugram. The company said that it has partnered with over 300 restaurants along with hundreds of delivery partners in the city. When MediaNama checked the app, it allowed a user to either opt for an immediate delivery or select a date and time for delivery. Interestingly, the app currently only accepts payments through Paytm an...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Uber, News, Internet, Mexico, Zomato, Delhi, Mumbai, New Delhi, NCR, Ola, Naspers, Paytm, Ubereats, US Australia Canada

Uber shuts down autorickshaw services in Coimbatore and Indore

Uber has shut down its autorickshaw service UberAUTO in Coimbatore and Indore. In a blog post, Uber said that it had discontinued the service from March 6 and encouraged users to book an UberGo cab instead in Coimbatore. Meanwhile, the company has not issued an official statement about shutting down UberAUTO in Indore but the option is not available on the app currently. Note that Uber has not provided any reasons to why they shut down the service in the cities. MediaNama has sent the followin...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Uber, News, Internet, Delhi, Mumbai, Jugnoo, Indore, Coimbatore, Pune, Medianama, Online Cab booking, uberAUTO, Gurugram, Coimbatore Note

Update: Can Grofers offer cash withdrawals from YES Bank’s POS machines?

Yesterday, grocery delvery startup Grofers announced that it is partnering with YES Bank where it would allow customers to request for a POS machine on delivery to withdraw cash. However, it is contingent on a customer ordering from the service and entering a code to get cash at POS. An earlier report from PTI mistakenly stated that customers will have to make a minimum order of Rs 2,000 on the website or app. YES Bank and Grofers later clarified that there is no minimum order for requesting th...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, News, India, Bank, POS, Jaipur, Grofers, Reserve Bank of India RBI, Reserve Bank of India, PTI, Mumbai Bangalore, Digital Payments, Yes Bank, Gurugram

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