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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'We will soon come back to Kerala to visit Sabarimala, but we will not declare it in advance and come' IMAGE: Activist Trupti Desai and other women pilgrims leaves the Kochi airport after being held up inside the airport on Friday. Photograph: PTI Photo After a over 14-hour stand-off, activist Trupti Desai on Friday aborted her attempt to proceed to Sabarimala as she was prevented from leaving the airport in Kochi by devotees and others opposing entry of menstrual age women into the Lord Ayyappa shrine. Desai, who arrived in Kochi in the early hours with young six women colleagues, Friday night announced she would return as police informed her that there would be law and order problem if she visited the shrine, but vowed to come back to Kerala soon to have darshan of Lord Ayyappa. "We will soon come back to Kerala to visit Sabarimala but we will not declare it in advance and come," the Bhoomatha Brigade leader she told reporters at the airport after failing to proceed … [Read more...] about Trupti Desai aborts Sabarimala trip, vows to come back
Brazil and Costa Rica teams line up prior to their FIFA World Cup Russia Group E match at Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on Friday. Photographer: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images On a day that will be considered a highlight of his life, a 15-year-old Pakistani boy was part of the coin-toss at the Brazil vs Croatia match. Dawn.com reports that the 15-year-old Ahmed Razan hails from Sialkot and belongs to a family of craftsmen, who have been preparing hand-stitched footballs for professional leagues over three generations. According to reports in the Pakistani media, a major cola brand will be working with Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy to produce a documentary on the boy's journey from Sialkot to St Petersburg.Peru fans take $800 taxi to get to World Cup game A missed flight connection in Moscow forced a group of Peruvians to pay $800 for a taxi to get to a World Cup match, communicating via Google Translate with a driver who kept on pushing up the price. … [Read more...] about World Cup diary: Pak boy makes history at Brazil-Croatia match
Email 7.30 By Alan Kohler and Liz Hobday Posted November 19, 2019 05:41:49 Photo: Despite good numbers in some areas of the economy, there are storm clouds on the horizon. (ABC News) Related Story: Warnings over Australia's high level of household debt Related Story: Get ready for radical change as economic problems hit 'boiling point', warns global bank Related Story: RBA gives up on pay rises for workers, warns interest rate cuts could backfire Map: Australia There are things going on in the Australian economy right now that are not just unprecedented, they are downright weird. Key points:Despite strong exports, low inflation, low interest rates and low unemployment the economy is struggling to growConsumer spending remains flat even after tax cuts for lower income earnersInterest rate cuts don't appear to be stimulating the economy either The economy is flirting with recession. And to achieve even the current level of insipid growth, the pedal is flat to the … [Read more...] about There is plenty of good economic news so why is the outlook so gloomy?
'I'm not withdrawing any allegations. I want those CDRs (Peter's call data records).'Rediff.com Shyamvar Pinturam Rai may have learnt a new phrase in court on December 14, in what will probably be his penultimate appearance in the Sheena Bora murder trial. It has been 28 months since he was chased down and arrested by the Mumbai police on Carter Road, a popular hangout spot in north west Mumbai for youngsters, much-in-love couples and home to extremely expensive apartments, and according to the chargesheet, found to possessing a 7.65 bore country-made pistol, three live cartridges and a magazine. It has been over 19 months since the CBI filed its reply in court, saying it had no objection to Rai turning approver in the case. Over four-and-a-half months since he first took the stand and, in a chillingly deadpan tone, testified to how a 25-year-old woman had been murdered by her mother and her mother's former husband, assisted by him. Since he first identified his co-accused, "Woh … [Read more...] about Sheena Bora Trial: Indrani won’t withdraw charges against Peter