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Mini apps are a custom-built mobile website that gives users app-like experience without having to download them.(Mint)

Paytm aims to support 1 million apps on Mini App Store

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2020 02:09 PM IST
Paytm had said over 300 app-based service providers have already joined the programme, including the likes of Decathlon, Domino’s Pizza, FreshMenu, Netmeds, NoBroker, Ola, and more. These apps are expected to make their way to the Mini App Store soon.
Paytm. however, maintained it didn’t flout any regulation of Google. Its newly launched gaming feature is not gambling.(REUTERS)
Paytm. however, maintained it didn’t flout any regulation of Google. Its newly launched gaming feature is not gambling.(REUTERS)

Is giving cashback gambling? Asks Paytm chief. All you need to know about Paytm row

Hindustan Times, new Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 09:35 PM IST
When Google removed Paytm app, Paytm said it would remove the new cashback feature to abide by Google’s policies, though the feature didn’t violate any policy.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma Founder and CEO,Paytm(Ramesh Pathania/Mint File Photo)
Vijay Shekhar Sharma Founder and CEO,Paytm(Ramesh Pathania/Mint File Photo)

‘May take 2 years to come out of red’, says Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 07:54 PM IST
In the last 12 months, Paytm has seen pre-tax losses cut - thanks to monetisation, and not reckless cost-cutting, he said, adding business like Paytm Payments Bank, commerce and cloud were already profitable, while Paytm FirstGames and Paytm Mall is “close to profitability”.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and CEO of Paytm, during the ‘What it takes to be a global unicorn’ session at the Hindustan Times Mint-Asia Leadership Summit, in Singapore, on Friday(HT Photo)
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and CEO of Paytm, during the ‘What it takes to be a global unicorn’ session at the Hindustan Times Mint-Asia Leadership Summit, in Singapore, on Friday(HT Photo)

Paytm to start planning IPO in 22-24 months, says CEO Vijay Shekhar at HT-MintAsia Leadership Summit

By Kristie Neo
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 03:44 PM IST
Paytm’s parent company One97 Communications is India’s most valuable unicorn, or privately held startup with a valuation of $1 billion or more. Its backers include Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank Vision Fund, and Alibaba Group’s Ant Financial.
The winning bid was at a price of INR 326.80 crores to be paid for 2019-23 home season(Getty Images)
The winning bid was at a price of INR 326.80 crores to be paid for 2019-23 home season(Getty Images)

BCCI awards title sponsorship rights to Paytm for five more years

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 06:50 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced the deal with the Paytm, which had acquired the rights in 2015 for a four-year period.
Paytm plans to cash in on Amazon’s India distress.(HT Mint)
Paytm plans to cash in on Amazon’s India distress.(HT Mint)

Paytm plans to cash in on Amazon’s India distress

Bloomberg | By Saritha Rai
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2019 06:25 PM IST
The new regime forbids retailers from holding any business interest in online merchants on their websites, exclusive arrangements and deep discounts.
Vijay Shekhar sharma founded One97 Communications, the parent company of Paytm, in 2000.(HT file photo)
Vijay Shekhar sharma founded One97 Communications, the parent company of Paytm, in 2000.(HT file photo)

Paytm case: A tech billionaire and the bumbling blackmailers

Bloomberg | By Saritha Rai
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2018 11:46 AM IST
Paytm vice president Sonia Dhawan and her husband, along with another Paytm employee, were arrested by local police in Noida for allegedly stealing startup founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s personal data so they could extort money.
Sonia Dhawan and the other accused in the case of alleged extortion from the Paytm founder being led away at a court on Tuesday.(Sunil Ghosh/Ht photo)
Sonia Dhawan and the other accused in the case of alleged extortion from the Paytm founder being led away at a court on Tuesday.(Sunil Ghosh/Ht photo)

Paytm case: Family of accused says she had stocks worth Rs 10 cr, why would she extort money

New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 08:30 AM IST
Accused woman’s mother says, “After Sharma, my daughter was the face of Paytm. Be it the launch of a new firm or scheme or receiving awards on behalf of Paytm, she was the chosen one and deserved every bit of it.”
Earlier, in the court of chief judicial magistrate Vineet Choudhary, the lawyers representing Sonia denied their involvement in the case. (HT File Photo)(HT)
Earlier, in the court of chief judicial magistrate Vineet Choudhary, the lawyers representing Sonia denied their involvement in the case. (HT File Photo)(HT)

Paytm extortion case: Accused denied bail, family claims she is being framed

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Tanmayee Tyagi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 05:35 PM IST
The defense lawyers also argued that the couple, Sonia Dhawan and Roopak Jain, had not seen their 8-year-old son for two days and should be granted bail. Family members of Dhawan are now planning to approach a higher court.
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma received extortion calls from an ISD number. Three people, including two Paytm employees, were arrested.(Mint File Photo)
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma received extortion calls from an ISD number. Three people, including two Paytm employees, were arrested.(Mint File Photo)

Stolen Paytm data included passwords, PIN of founder Vijay Shekar’s accounts and cash cards, business plans

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Preety Acharya and Tanmayee Tyagi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 09:42 AM IST
The woman employee of Paytm founder and chief executive officer Vijay Shekhar Sharma, who had access to Sharma’s personal laptop, had allegedly stolen the data and was blackmailing him to the rune of 20 crore.
Paytm employee allegedly stole data from CEO’s laptop(Virendra Singh Gosain/ Hindustan Times))
Paytm employee allegedly stole data from CEO’s laptop(Virendra Singh Gosain/ Hindustan Times))

After alleged blackmail of its founder, Paytm says consumer data safe

NEW DELHI | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 05:25 PM IST
Police arrested three people including Paytm’s spokeswoman over allegations that they tried to blackmail the founder, Vijay Shekhar Sharma.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma Founder and CEO,Paytm, photographed in his office at Noida.(Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Vijay Shekhar Sharma Founder and CEO,Paytm, photographed in his office at Noida.(Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

Paytm employee allegedly steals data from CEO’s laptop, demands 20 crore

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Tanmayee Tyagi
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST
The woman employee had access to Sharma’s personal laptop and had allegedly stolen the data and was blackmailing him to cough up 20 crore.
The digital payment service Paytm, developed by One97 Communications Ltd., is demonstrated during an arranged photograph in Bengaluru, India, on August 19.(Bloomberg)
The digital payment service Paytm, developed by One97 Communications Ltd., is demonstrated during an arranged photograph in Bengaluru, India, on August 19.(Bloomberg)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire picks up stake in Paytm

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 06:23 PM IST
One97, founded by billionaire Vijay Shekhar Sharma, runs the Paytm brand and is the leading player in India’s booming digital-payments market.
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