Ola was founded in 2011 and has a massive offering with over 125 million users, however until this year, that offering had been limited to just India, with the company picking Australia as its first foray into worldwide markets.
Ola launched in Perth on Valentine's Day and made an aggressive push into the Australia market with a generous incentive strategy for both users and drivers, undercutting Uber.
TV host Aditya Narayan arrested for rash driving
Now that singer is yet again back in a fresh controversy, we wonder what the 'papa kehte hai' singer has to say. The medical reports will come today and following that, Aditya will be questioned about the incident.
The company has not yet started operations in Melbourne. Ola is now officially operating in Sydney and has hired a local team to build partnerships and support driver-partners, it said in a statement.
SoftBank is also the largest shareholder in Uber, after the Japanese telecom firm recently bought 15 per cent of its stake.
Uber which is Ola's main competitor in the Australian market, launched its operations in Australia in 2012 and now operates in 19 Australian cities including the major cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra. "Rides can also be booked to and from Sydney Airport, for drop off and pick up in the designated ridesharing area". US-based Uber, which is one of the world's most valued startups, runs on-demand food delivery app UberEATs in select Indian cities. On February 22, the company started its operations in Perth, Australia, for which it claims to have received a strong response from driver-partners with over 7,000 registrations.
Neymar has had a mixed start to life in Paris and speculation abounds about his future despite only joining the team past year . The Neymar issue is more important than ever and a major source of vexation for Doha, being their prized player.
The formula is calculated by looking at companies that have a high earnings yield as well as a high return on invested capital. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 349,305 shares in the company, valued at $2,239,045.05.
According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, the Buffalo Bills have "some interest" in Minnesota Vikings' quarterback Sam Bradford . It helped lead the team to the second-best record in the NFC and a bye into the divisional round of the playoffs.
Some unusually lax defending, particularly at set-pieces, proved the catalyst behind Wolves' heaviest defeat of the season. Vexed supporters of the Molineux club took to social media to vent about the Villa boss.
According to WalletHub .com, rankings were determined by examining each city based on 28 key indicators of happiness. Though Pearl City ranked 57th for income and employment, the study does note that money can't buy happiness.
Hamas and Abbas's Palestinian Authority are still divided over how to implement an Egyptian-brokered reconciliation deal. Three American security specialists were killed and a US diplomat was injured in that blast.
They reportedly left a pub in CP around 1 AM, and made a decision to go to Murthal, 50kms from Delhi, to eat. According to an investigator, Dadu had taken to the wheel just three minutes before the accident.
De Villiers also passed 8,500 test runs, the fourth South African after Jacques Kallis, Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla to do that. Warner accepted a Level 2 offence and was fined 75% of his match fee by the ICC over the incident, but avoided a one-Test ban.
Before Kidman appears in The Undoing , she'll reprise her role as Celeste Wright in season two of Big Little Lights . And it wasn't just the network excited to see the adaptation take off, with Nicole sharing her excitement as well.
The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha faced repeated adjournments before adjourning for the day. Party members and YSR Congress Members sought Special Category status for Andhra Pradesh.
Nice Tuesday, Rain and Snow later in the week
If the low can develop and track across western Montana, bands of moderate to heavy snow would be likely for mountain passes. We took a step in the spring direction this past weekend as we sprung ahead our clocks back to daylight saving time.
U.S. notes Taliban 'interest' in peace talks
But the Taliban has so far ruled out direct talks with the Western-backed government, which they say is illegitimate. The insurgent group has said it was prepared to negotiate, but only with the USA and not with the Kabul government.
Muthalik cleared in 2009 pub attack case
About the accused who were acquitted on Monday, Karandlaje said, "They were in jail for six years without any reason". However, in 2010, Muthalik said that the attack was a "big mistake" as it had affected his group's reputation.
Marquette to play Harvard as No. 2 seed in NIT
Louisville earned a No. 2 seed in the NIT , which means the Cards were among the next four out in the field of 68 . Mary's, Penn State, Louisville , Notre Dame, Baylor, and USC are all top 40 KenPom teams .
Less violence, more drama for Colombia's election
His own Party of National Unity, which was the biggest political movement in the outgoing congress, finished fifth overall. Sunday's vote was seen as a barometer for a fiercely contested presidential election in May.