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Jun 19, 2019
To create jobs, Centre to remove requirement for minimum educational qualification to obtain driving licenceThe Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle. According to the present Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver needs to have passed class eight. The removal of the requirement will open up employment opportunities for a large number of unemployed persons.
Jun 18, 2019
Govt to remove minimum educational qualification requirement for driving licence to boost employment opportunitiesThe government has decided to do away with the requirement of minimum educational qualification for obtaining a driving licence to boost employment opportunities, the road transport ministry said on Tuesday
Jun 26, 2018
Saudi Arabian women face backlash after authorities overturn ban on female driving; most remain defiantLong relegated to the back seat, Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time this week in a much-awaited rite of passage, but one crucial hurdle remains – the attitude of men.
Aug 14, 2017
Ride-hailing service Uber set to improve conditions for British drivers; to add in-app tippingTaxi app Uber will improve conditions for its British drivers with changes including in-app tipping, after criticism for not giving them more rights.
Jul 02, 2017
Cow vigilantes in Guwahati stop three vehicles; drivers beaten up despite having valid papers to ferry cattleA group of cow vigilantes Saturday stopped three vehicles transporting cattle and allegedly beat the drivers and helpers on the outskirts of Guwahati despite the victims having 'valid papers' to ferry the animals
May 27, 2017
Court in Italy suspends ban on ride-hailing service Uber"We are happy to announce that you will be able to keep using our app in Italy", Uber Italy tweeted after Friday's ruling.
May 05, 2017
Department of Justice starts a criminal probe against Uber for using ‘Greyball’ to evade govt officialsThe U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc's use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators.
Mar 24, 2017
Uber to rethink its car leasing strategy here as many drivers miffed over falling incentivesAs part of its review, Uber may reduce the three-year lease term and let two drivers share the rent on a car
Jan 20, 2017
Uber will pay $20 million to drivers in USA to settle claims of misleadingRide-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc has agreed to pay $20 million to settle claims by the U.S. government that it exaggerated prospective earnings in seeking to recruit drivers and downplayed the costs of buying or leasing a car.
Nov 29, 2016
Gig-economy companies look to settle issues with worker unions through legal battle in New YorkJoseph Morelle, the number two Democrat in the New York State Assembly, said he has been talking about portable benefits with such companies, which use occasional workers to provide rides, deliveries, house-cleaning and other services through websites and apps.