New Delhi , Dec 4 They daily serve home-cooked food to over 200,000 Mumbaikars, on occasions putting their own lives at risk. They've been the subject of a Harvard study and have been invited to attend a royal wedding. Now, the world-renowned dabbawalas are planning to secure the lives of their 5,000 strong workforce. The 120-year-old foundation is also planning to provide food to street children.
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Gurgaon , Dec 3 Traffic policemen here in Haryana will hold morning prayers in a bid to boost the morale of men on duty, while a top police official will personally greet them on their birthdays, an official said Tuesday.
Chandigarh , Dec 3 Alexander the Velikiy or Alex is no ordinary dog. The Russian Borzoi is arguably the only one of its kind in India at present. And he hasn't come cheap - he cost his owner a whopping Rs.22 lakh to import him and has to be kept in an air-conditioned environment.
Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 2 In what is being seen in some quarters as a security lapse, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy found himself in a taxi as his official car was still to arrive to pick him up from the airport in the state capital Monday.
Thiruvanathanpuram , Dec 1 Kerala's age-old coir making skills will now be used to help rehabilitate inmates of Delhi's Tihar Jail.
Gurgaon , Dec 3 A team of Indian players with disabilities defeated their counterparts from Pakistan by 18 runs in a friendly T-20 match played at Tau Devi Lal Stadium here on the occasion of World Disability Day.
New Delhi , Dec 3 They could well be dubbed the capital's forgotten people - seen everywhere and yet not seen. They are one category that even politicians don't approach because they don't have a vote. As assembly elections are held here Wednesday and the nights become chillier, the homeless here - some estimate at 150,000 - hold little hope for their future.
Bogota , Dec 3 More than 180 Colombians prepared a 606.6-metre pound cake in Bogota over the weekend, setting a Guinness record for the world's biggest pound cake and easily breaking the old mark of 500 metres.
Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 2 Three inmates of Kozhikode Jail in Kerala, under trial for the brutal murder last year of a former leader of the CPI-M, T.P. Chandrasekheran, were found to have posted photographs on Facebook.
London , Nov 30 A transsexual who had fled to Britain from India after the media reported that he was actually born a woman, now faces deportation.