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Logistics firm founded by 13-year-old Mumbaiker Tilak Mehta targets Rs 100 cr revenue by 2020
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Logistics firm founded by 13-year-old Mumbaiker Tilak Mehta targets Rs 100 cr revenue by 2020

Tilak Mehta is a budding entrepreneur who has founded a logistics startup, sold the idea to a banker and convinced him to quit the job and join him as the chief executive, and, also roped in the famed Dabbawalas of the city to help him with the last mile distribution

Mumbai dabbawalas to deliver parcels soon; association will roll out mobile app to let you track your courier
Business

Mumbai dabbawalas to deliver parcels soon; association will roll out mobile app to let you track your courier

The famous 'Dabbawalas' could soon be seen dispatching couriers and parcels in addition to the current job of delivering tiffins in the city.

Mumbai dabbawalas to protest police inaction in case of graft by striking, marching to CM's bungalow on 3 Oct
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Mumbai dabbawalas to protest police inaction in case of graft by striking, marching to CM's bungalow on 3 Oct

Mumbai’s dabbawalas have threatened to stop work if police fails to arrest Subhodh Sangle who duped dabbawalas in a scam regarding high amount of money.

Mumbai rains: Dabbawalas cancel delivery of two lakh tiffins on Wednesday
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Mumbai rains: Dabbawalas cancel delivery of two lakh tiffins on Wednesday

Mumbai's famed 'dabbawalas' on Wednesday cancelled their delivery of over two lakh tiffins to office goers in the city in view of the disruption of suburban rail services.

Govt asks Mumbai 'dabbawalas' to affix cleanliness messages on tiffins
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Govt asks Mumbai 'dabbawalas' to affix cleanliness messages on tiffins

Known world over for its efficiency in delivering tiffins, dabbawalas deliver about 200,000 tiffin boxes every day.

The royal visit: Dabbawalas of Mumbai shop for gifts for Prince William and Kate Middleton
India

The royal visit: Dabbawalas of Mumbai shop for gifts for Prince William and Kate Middleton

Explaining the rationale behind the planned welcome, Talekar said two office-bearers of dabbawalas' organisation — Raghunath Medge and Sopan Mare — had been invited to the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles in April 2005.

Your lunch is a click away: Mumbai’s dabbawalas take their service online
Mumbai

Your lunch is a click away: Mumbai’s dabbawalas take their service online

Mumbai dabbawalas have started their website, where people can register themselves to avail of their services, The attempt is to connect to an internet-savvy population.

Flipkart teams up with Mumbai dabbawalas to navigate city streets
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Flipkart teams up with Mumbai dabbawalas to navigate city streets

India's biggest e-commerce company, Flipkart, has tied up with Mumbai's lunchbox delivery men, famous for navigating cramped and confusing streets, as it tries to smooth the often difficult last stretch of its delivery to customers.

Not just tiffins: Mumbai Dabbawalas to help Flipkart for last mile deliveries
Business

Not just tiffins: Mumbai Dabbawalas to help Flipkart for last mile deliveries

The first batch of Dabbawalas have undergone training at Flipkart’s delivery centers.

Inflation doesn't even spare dabbawalas: Iconic Mumbai service rates hiked by Rs 100/month
Life

Inflation doesn't even spare dabbawalas: Iconic Mumbai service rates hiked by Rs 100/month

The former president of the dabbawala's association attributed the steep hike to rise in prices of vegetables and costs of transport.<br />

'Dabbawalas' hike delivery charges to meet rising inflation
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'Dabbawalas' hike delivery charges to meet rising inflation

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.