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`Dabbawalas` hike delivery charges to meet rising inflation

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 14:46

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.

Dabbawalas to celebrate Gokulashthami

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 16:03

Mumbai`s famous dabbawalas are set to don a new role, as Govindas, to celebrate this year`s Gokulashthami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, a leader of a trust formed by the meal suppliers said here Sunday.

Mumbai Dabbawalas feature at GCC conference in Dubai

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 11:52

The conference itself highlighted innovation in leadership that involved advanced decision-making and execution skills.

Mumbai dabbawalas now want to drive cabs

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 12:07

Mumbai`s famous dabbawalas now want to drive cabs to supplement their meagre monthly income, earned by ferrying thousands of lunch-boxes daily, an office-bearer said here Wednesday.

Changing food habits hit growth of dabbawalas

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 10:28

Craze for fast food and growing trend among the youngsters to eat out have led to near stagnation in the customer base of famed Mumbai dabbawalas, who deliver lunch boxes to over two lakh Mumbaikars every day.

Mumbai ‘dabbawallahs’ on strike to support Anna

Last Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2011, 16:09

Striking work for the first time in their 120-year-old history, Mumbai`s famed dabbawalas Friday stepped forth to support Anna Hazare in his fight for a stronger Lokpal bill.

Mumbai dabbawalas, Vidarbha farmers back Ramdev

Last Updated: Friday, June 03, 2011, 15:51

Nearly 5,000 dabbawalas of Mumbai and thousands of farmers and farm widows of Vidarbha Friday extended their support to yoga guru Baba Ramdev`s proposed fast against corruption and black money from Saturday.

Dabbawalas to represent Maharashtra on Jan 26 parade

Last Updated: Sunday, January 03, 2010, 10:33

Known best for their proficiency in delivering lunch-boxes, Mumbai Dabbawalas would again do Mahrashtra proud when they would represent the state in the Republic Day parade in Delhi.