The service launched in Launceston today with eateries quick to sign up for the food delivery app. The service allows customers to order food from registered businesses through an app and have it delivered to their door by Uber ‘delivery partners’ for a fixed fee. So far, 20 businesses have registered, including Bengal Tiger, Baba’s Kebabs, Plough Inn, Food for Dudes, Saigon Kitchen and Lucky Bowl. Uber Eats state manager Elisa Janiec said it was “delighted” to partner with Launceston restaurants. “No matter where people are, we want them to have access to delicious, fresh, local food delivered whenever they want it,” she said. “We’re excited to bring a new level of convenience to even more Tasmanians.” BY-LAW MOOTED TO REGULATE SOCIAL FOOD DELIVERY TRADERS AT WAR WITH UBER EATS DRIVERS SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS AS UBER EATS ROW TURNS UGLY The service was launched in Hobart in May last year. There has been significant … [Read more...] about Launceston becomes Australia’s 20th Uber Eats location
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MUMBAI: While app based cab drivers are usually held for crimes, there is a good side to them as well. In an event held at Andheri, Ola, a ride-hailing platform, recognized its driver-partners, lauding their dedication and excellent track record — with some of them having returned mobile phones, jewellery while others ferrying passengers during heavy rains. Among those felicitated were Mohammed Sadruddin Shaikh, Omprakash Yadav and Surendra Kumar Tiwari. These individuals were rewarded for having the best customer ratings owing to minimal ride cancellations and high ride acceptance in the past six months, said a Ola spokesperson. Having joined the platform after moving back from the Gulf, Shaikh, said, “Ola has supported me and enabled me to increase my daily income, and for that I am grateful. There have been multiple instances where customers have left their belongings in the cab and I ensure that these are always returned to them. I do not consider this an achievement, … [Read more...] about App-based cab drivers who returned mobiles, ornaments and ferried commuters during rains felicitated in Mumbai
Actor Vijay’s Tamil sports drama Bigil with its gross earnings of Rs 141.05 crore has surpassed Ajith’s Viswasam to emerge as the highest grossing film in Tamil Nadu.According to a report by box office tracking portal Cinetrak, Bigil, at the end of its fourth weekend run in cinemas, has grossed Rs 141.05 crore beating Viswasam’s Rs 138 crore gross in Tamil Nadu. The reports further added: “Bigil is the second domestic Rs 200 crore grosser of the year among southern films after Saaho. Vijay is the fourth actor to conquer the feat after Rajinikanth, Prabhas and Yash.” Bigil, according to the report, needs to collect another Rs 3.50 crore to beat lifetime Tamil Nadu gross earnings of the Tamil version of Baahubali 2.Bigil continues to crunch exceptional numbers at the box office. While it has grossed over Rs 300 crore globally, it has over the weekend breached into Rs 200 crore club in India. Cinetrak reports states that Bigil … [Read more...] about Bigil dethrones Viswasam to emerge as the highest grossing film in Tamil Nadu
Courtney Pong, owner of the Rozzie Square Theatre in Boston where she runs improv sessions and allows others to put on shows, posted a viral tweet over the weekend announcing that she had abruptly ended an event at her club. “Tonight I shut down a string of misogynistic stand up comics,” Ms Pong wrote. “As in, I walked on stage in the middle of one of them talking, addressed the audience, offered a full refund, told them it would not be tolerated here, and pulled the show and its comics from our theatre immediately. Lights on, go home.” She added, “I have never felt more alive than right now.” and its comics from our theater immediately. Lights on, go home. — Courtney Pong (@CourtneyPong) November 16, 2019 Unsurprisingly, the tweet attracted thousands of comments. Fellow comedian Jessica Singleton said it was “an insane thing to do”. “Is this satire?” one person wrote. Another said, “I love it when someone decides … [Read more...] about ‘Never felt more alive’: Comedy club owner shuts down stand-up set after sexist and racist jokes
To the world, these bankers are the very definition of success; Uday Kotak, with a spot on the richest Indians list, and Aditya Puri, with his near-top position on the highest-earning bankers list. But when asked the secret to their success, both delivered a similar response. “I enjoy myself everyday,” Puri told ET Panache, on the sidelines of an event. While, Kotak, said very self-deprecatingly, “I don’t think I am successful. I simply enjoy the journey. It’s not about the destination.” The underlining message from both is: enjoy your work. Brings to mind that age-old wisdom about loving what you do, if you can’t do what you love? Work At 30,000 Ft: How Vikas Oberoi, Roland Folger And Other CEOs Utilise Air-Time of 32NextPrevPlay SlideshowFlying Returns For India Inc12 Nov, 2018They travel around the world for work or leisure. But these business leaders know how to make the most of the hours they spend in an aircraft while travelling to … [Read more...] about What do bankers Uday Kotak, Aditya Puri bank on at work?