New Delhi: Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav was convicted by a court here on Tuesday for raping a woman executive on the night of December 5, 2014, in his taxi she hired to head back home in Delhi’s Inderlok area.
Police said Yadav drove the woman to an isolated place and raped her.
Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja held Yadav guilty of rape and other charges.
The court had on January 13 framed charges of rape, causing grievous bodily harm and endangering the life of a woman, besides other charges, against Yadav.
Google created the most positive buzz in India last year, follewed by Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Google-owned YouTube, international research firm YouGov said on Wednesday.
Google had a Buzz score of 57.2 points, WhatsApp 55.7 and YouTube 52.9 points in the “2018 YouGov BrandIndex Buzz Rankings” in India.
“In the age of digital natives, it is no surprise that the top 10 list has a dominance of technology brands. Noticeably, financial brands have recorded good improvement to their buzz score in the past year,” YouGov India General Manager Deepa Bhatia said in a statement.
YouGov “BrandIndex” measures the public’s perception of brands on a daily basis across a range of metrics.
The rankings are compiled using Buzz scores from the entire year’s worth of data. Buzz scores measure whether people have heard anything positive or negative about a brand during the previous two weeks.
“According to the rankings, we see a surge in the popularity of digital brands and social networks. While the top 3 is dominated by technology giants, social networks like Facebook and Instagram park themselves at nine and 10, respectively,” said the report.
MakeMyTrip was at fourth place, followed by Amazon at fifth spot.
Cab hailing services like Ola and Uber managed to stay in the limelight for a large part of the year and grabbed seventh and eighth position, respectively.