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The $15mn funding will mainly be used to further strengthen its capabilities on Content, Mobile and Product. Currently, HolidayIQ has over a million holiday reviews from Indian travellers which is expected to increase multi-fold over the next two years. HolidayIQ had raised series A before from Tiger Global and Accel Partners.

We want to make it easier for a traveler to not only plan the trip but maximize his time during the trip by having all information at his fingertips. The funding will help us create curated content for the top 25 inbound destinations globally and build a solution for India specifically, which will be available in multiple Indian languages.

The Delhi Government has rejected all three applications for registration under the modified Radio Taxi Scheme 2006. The rejection was based on the grounds of their failure to declare that they were complying with a Home Ministry-imposed ban on their services last year. The news follows yet another case of a woman allegedly being molested by an Uber driver in Delhi.

The company claims it has reduced the time it takes to book a cab on its apps from 15 seconds to 10 seconds with the single tap feature. Further, customers will be able to pay for rides through Paytm’s digital wallet, in which case the bill amount will be deducted directly from their wallets at the end of a trip. The new in-app features will be rolled out across Android, Firefox OS, iOS and Windows Phone platforms.