Indian ecommerce major, Flipkart, plans to hire talent without indulging the candidates into interviews and group decisions. The company has partnered with Udacity, an online learning company to hire graduates, to select candidates based on its Nanodegree projects and Udacity profiles.
Important Developments Of The Week:
All India Radio Launches Live Streaming App For Mobile Platforms
All India Radio (AIR) launched a non-conventional audio broadcast channel through Internet and ‘free dish’ called RAAGAM. The channel is presently available as an app on the mobile over Android, iOS and Windows platforms.
AutoRaja Shuts Down Services
Auto-rickshaw aggregator, AutoRaja, suspended its operations due to lack of funds and inability to sustain competition. With the shut down, the top officials including the founders and the remaining fleet has joined Ola.
Practo Pilots Online Delivery Of Medicine
Practo users in Bangalore can now order medicines online. Medicines listed on the platform include over-the-counter, prescription drugs as well as Ayurvedic medicine. However, for the medicines that are marked ‘Rx’ on the app, users are asked to show a prescription at the time of delivery.
Delhi Govt Introduces MSeva App
Delhi Government launched an Android app called mSeva in association with the Delhi Jal Board to help citizens pay their water bills. The app will generate a bill, if a user takes a picture of their water meter.
Goibibo Ranked No.1
A recent report by Morgan Stanley stated that online travel platform Goibibo is ranked No.1 for hotel booking. The ranking was given by top hoteliers on various parameters such as confirmed bookings, last-minute bookings, backend & IT support, insights and market intelligence, etc.