Restaurants

Maharashtra Assembly passes bill to let restaurants, shops stay open 24x7

Maharashtra Assembly passes bill to let restaurants, shops stay open 24x7

The state Legislative Assembly today passed the bill which seeks amendments to the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments Act.

Aug 11, 2017, 00:14 AM IST
Service charge in restaurants not mandatory; govt issues guidelines

Service charge in restaurants not mandatory; govt issues guidelines

Ram Vilas Paswan has said that service charge in restaurants is totally voluntary and not mandatory.

Apr 21, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Service charge at restaurants, hotels not compulsory any more; government to issue advisory

Service charge at restaurants, hotels not compulsory any more; government to issue advisory

The government plans to issue an advisory to states asking them to crack down against unfair imposition of service charge on food and drink bills, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

Liquor ban: Hospitality industry seeks govt intervention

"We are planning to meet the tourism minster to apprise him of the enormous losses to both states and to the industry," NRAI President Riyaaz Amlani told PTI.

Apr 02, 2017, 22:46 PM IST
Supreme Court order: 50 Delhi liquor outlets to go dry, 65 to be sealed from today

Supreme Court order: 50 Delhi liquor outlets to go dry, 65 to be sealed from today

Following Supreme Court order around 50 pubs, restaurants and hotels, located within 500 metres of highways in Delhi will go dry. The outlets won't be able to serve liquor today onwards.

Apr 01, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
89% want eatery service charge removed : Survey

89% want eatery service charge removed : Survey

Eighty-nine percent of those surveyed in a recent survey wanted the service charge levied by restaurants to be completely removed.

Feb 08, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Service tax in restaurants is not legitimate, says government

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Jan 11, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
Service charge: 68% of Indians say it should be optional, 27% against it

Service charge: 68% of Indians say it should be optional, 27% against it

In what could go against hotels and restaurants, sixty eight percent of respondents in a nation-wide survey has said that it should be optional while 27 percent of them were against it.

Jan 11, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
 Imposing service charge is unfair trade practice; consumers need not pay: Ram Vilas Paswan

Imposing service charge is unfair trade practice; consumers need not pay: Ram Vilas Paswan

Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Wednesday that imposition of service charge is unfair trade practice and consumers need not pay for the same.

Jan 11, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Amazon to start restaurant deliveries in London

Amazon to start restaurant deliveries in London

 Amazon said it would start delivering meals from restaurants direct to customers in some parts of London, the newest entrant to an increasingly competitive market which includes Just East , UberEats and Deliveroo. 

Sep 07, 2016, 13:43 PM IST
'Global urban consumption to grow by $ 23 trillion in 15 yrs'

'Global urban consumption to grow by $ 23 trillion in 15 yrs'

 Global urban consumption is expected to grow by USD 23 trillion over 15 years, a compound annual growth rate of 3.6 per cent, says a report by McKinsey Global Institute.

Apr 03, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

Working for round-the-clock permit for restaurants, bars: Delhi govt

 The Delhi government is working towards providing round-the-clock permit to restaurants and bars in the city, Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra said on Wednesday.

Mar 23, 2016, 19:27 PM IST
The world's 10 best restaurants

The world's 10 best restaurants

Know about the world`s top 10 restaurants, according to La Liste, the new French classification of "exceptional restaurants" compiled from hundreds of guide books and online review sites.

Dec 12, 2015, 06:01 AM IST
Restaurants, shopping malls and theatres likely to be open 24x7

Restaurants, shopping malls and theatres likely to be open 24x7

If the state governments agree with the proposal of the centre, it is very likely that shopping malls, restaurants, theatres and local markets will soon be open round the clock, i.e. 24X7, 365 days a year.

Oct 26, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Service charge collected by hotels is not service tax: FinMin

The government Tuesday clarified that "service charge" collected by certain restaurants and hotels is not "service tax", which is levied at a rate of 5.6 percent on the total bill.

Jul 14, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Service tax only in AC restaurants; effective rate 5.6%

Restaurants, eating-joints or messes, which do not have the facility of air-conditioning or central-heating in any part of the establishment are exempt from service tax.

Jun 09, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

Effective Service tax rate on AC restaurant bills 5.6%: Finance Ministry

The effective incidence of service tax on food bill in air-conditioned restaurants willbe 5.6% now

Jun 08, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

Suicide car bomb kills 15 in Iraq: Police

 A suicide car bomb ripped through roadside restaurants at the entrance to the town of Baladruz in eastern Iraq, killing at least 15 people, police and provincial officials said Sunday.

Jun 07, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Little Italy opens first outlet in Ahmedabad

Famous Italian restaurant Little Italy today opened its first outlet in the city, offering pure vegetarian Italian food to Gujarati taste buds.

May 21, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Restaurants can push healthy eating among kids

Contrary to popular belief, more healthy meals for kids were ordered after a regional restaurant chain added more healthy options to its kids' menu and removed soda and fries, says a study.

May 05, 2015, 17:18 PM IST