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Uber drivers made more than $600 million in tips in one year

LOS ANGELES: Since the launch of the in-app tipping for Uber drivers in the United States last year, Uber has facilitated more than $600 million worth of payments in tips to its drivers. In August, Uber hit $50 million in tips. Since introducing mid-trip ratings and tips in May, there has been a 30 percent increase in tipping, Uber product manager Dhruv Tyagi wrote in a blog post. In April, Lyft announced drivers hit $500 million in tips since its launch, with tip averages increasing by nearly 8 percent in 2017 compared…

Indian-made weapons recovered from terrorists of airport attack

KARACHI: Following the barbaric terrorist attack on Karachi airport, arms and ammunition recovered by security forces from the ‘ground-zero’ were Indian-made, ARY News reported Monday. Taliban have already claimed the responsibility of the attack wherein 19 people including Airport Security Force (ASF) personnel, Civil Aviation Authority officials, PIA workers and other personnel were killed. Ten militants were also killed by security forces. According to DG Rangers Sindh, the arms recovered from the beleaguered…

No decision made on consular access to Altaf: UK

LONDON: The British Government officials today said that no decision had yet been made to allow consular assistance to MQM chief Altaf Hussain, ARY News reported. The UK government has, however, confirmed receiving letter from Pakistan High Commission in London for allowing consular assistance to MQM founding leader Altaf Hussain. Sources informed that Mr. Hussain might also be kept in hospital today. Mr. Hussain was detained by London Metropolitan Police over money-laundering charges from his residence in northwest…