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First in 120 yrs: Dabbawallas to go on strike
For the first time on Friday, the dabbawallas in Mumbai will strike in support of social activist Anna Hazare's movement. The move is significant, since in their 120-year-old history, the......
Dabbawalas to represent Maharashtra at R-Day
Famed for their proficiency in delivering lunch-boxes, Mumbai Dabbawalas will again make Maharashtra proud while representing the state in the Republic Day parade at the national capital. "We would......
Turban for Charles, sari for Camilla
The Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers' Associationon Mondayjoined the list of well-wishers of Prince Charles and his fiancee Camilla Parker Bowles bydispatching its own uniquegift for the couple.The......
Present from dabbawallahs for Prince Charles
The dabbawallahs in Mumbai will be sending gifts to Prince Charles on his wedding with Camilla Parker Bowles, scheduled for April 8. "We have decided to send the bride, Camilla Parker Bowles, a......
Prince meets Mumbai's dabbawallahs
Mumbai's dabbawallahs had a royal visitor on Tuesday-- the Prince of Wales-- who met with the union leaders to find out about this unique food supply service that has featured in Forbes......
Mumbai's 'Dabbawalas' hike charges to fight rising inflation
The iconic Mumbai 'dabbawalas' or lunch box carriers, have hiked the costs of their delivery by Rs 100 a month to cope up with the rising cost of essential commodities. "We are requesting our......
Dial 3636 for Mumbai's dabbawalas
Mumbai's ubiquitous dabbawala has just gone hi-tech. The Gandhi cap-donning logistics professional may not know the SMS lingo, but he sure knows how to stay connected via a mobile phone.Call him......
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