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Uber drivers in Bangladesh can now see destinations and payment modes

Uber Bangladesh is set to roll out a new set of updates that will add a few much-awaited features to the Uber Driver app. In an update, Uber has revealed that drivers can now see the ride destination and payment modes before choosing to accept a ride. According to Uber, more 'incentives' and 'offers' are on their way in the coming days.

November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018

Shakib Al Hasan to bat for Uber as Brand Ambassador in Bangladesh

Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, announced on 4 December that ace all-rounder and captain of Bangladesh's test cricket team, Shakib Al Hasan, will serve as its first brand ambassador in the country.

November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018

Ride-Hailing Services: Key guidelines gathering dust

With ride-hailing services growing rapidly in Dhaka, user complaints are also on the rise. But errant operators, drivers, and riders cannot be held accountable because the companies are yet to be registered with the BRTA.

July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018

Bikes in Dhaka doubled in 8yrs

Though the number of motorcycles doubled in Dhaka over the last eight years, experts have suggested controlling the two-wheeler as it is a "very risky mode of vehicle".

March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018

Uber exits SE Asia in new retreat from global markets

Uber sells its Southeast Asian business to rival Grab, ending a bruising battle between the ride-hailing behemoths and marking the US firm's latest retreat from international markets.

February 14, 2018
February 14, 2018

Uber launches uberHIRE in Dhaka

Uber, the world's largest on-demand ridesharing company, launches uberHIRE in Dhaka.

January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018

Ride-apps get nod, need BRTA permit

Popular ride hailing mobile apps like Uber and Pathao have been given approval from Bangladesh’s cabinet division under a framework of fresh guidelines.

January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018

Ride-apps to get govt nod

The road authorities open the door to app-based transport service providers like Uber and Pathao but on two key conditions -- fares cannot be more than that of taxi services and security cannot be compromised. The government will fix or re-fix the fares if there is any discontent among passengers over those, according to the proposed guideline for the ride-hailing services.

December 16, 2017
December 16, 2017

Uber used 'undercover agents'

Ride hailing company Uber have been obligated to turn over to a US federal judge a letter from a former employee that told of the company's "fraud and theft" and mentioned evidence of stolen trade secrets nailed "like a scalp" to the wall, a court official says.

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017

Relief with tap on app

On a busy September evening last year, Limana Solaiman, a private service holder, waited at Kakoli in the capital for about one and a half hours to hail an auto-rickshaw home.

December 4, 2017
December 4, 2017

Uber joins forces with global public transport

Ride-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] says it is joining a global public transport association to improve mobility in the cities it operates in.