Ola gets banned in Bengaluru; PhonePe gets Aamir Khan


Ola banned in Bengaluru for 6 months


Ola's legal issues just don't seem to end. On March 18, the Karnataka Regional Transport Department issued a notice to ANI Technologies, Ola's parent company, asking it to suspend its app-based cab services in the city. The letter also states that the company has been illegally operating bike-taxi services through alleged 'fake licences'.

Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-founder and CEO, Ola

PhonePe has a new face: Aamir Khan

PhonePe, payments and financial services arm Flipkart, received Rs 743.5 crore from its Singapore-registered parent entity, PhonePe Pvt Ltd. It also announced Bollywood actor Aamir Khan as its brand ambassador to create awareness about digital payments across India.

Beating the odds: Shradha Sharma

This edition of #InsightsPodcast, Shradha Sharma, Founder and CEO of YourStory talks about her journey from being a young girl from Patna to building the media powerhouse that YourStory has become today, with a team of 93 people, 80,000 stories published, 1 million subscribers and 20 million readers reached.

Netflix testing low-cost plan for India

Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, ALTBalaji, ZEE5, Voot, etc, are currently enjoying a king’s share in India’s video-streaming market, but the tables could turn soon. If reports are to be believed, Netflix is testing out an affordable mobile-only subscription plan in India, starting as low as Rs 250 a month. 

[App Fridays] Check out MX Player

MX Player started in South Korea as a cross-platform video player that allowed users to create, edit, download, and playback videos offline. Today, it is a full-fledged video-streaming platform with movies, shows, music videos, and several hours of original programming in 10 languages, including Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam.

Now get the Daily Capsule in your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter today!