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Ratan Tata travels to Pune to see ailing former employee, social media lauds his kindness

9 days ago  
News / Mid-Day/ Hatke  
Social media is full of praise for Ratan Tata after the Mumbai-based industrialist quietly travelled to Pune to visit an ailing former employee. The 83-year-old was photographed at Friends Society in Pune by a LinkedIn user Yogesh Desai, who shared the picture on his profile a day ago. Since then, his LinkedIn post has been flooded with comments from people praising Tata's compassionate gesture. According to Desai, Tata travelled from Mumbai to Pune to visit a former employee who has been unwell for two years. "No media, no bouncers only commitment towards loyal employees," he wrote on the networking site, in praise of the man. Desai shared a photograph where the Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons can be seen with two other people. Since being shared online a day ago, the post has garnered over 1.6 lakh reactions and 4,000 comments. "He is a legend, met him several times and you will never meet a more genuine, grounded individual. Example of a truly great leader and great person," wrote o..

Indian restaurant in US gets a generous 2,020 dollar tip, internet applauds

10 days ago  
News / Mid-Day/ Hatke  
The restaurant business has changed dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, customers prefer to order in food, rather than venture out to eat. Thus, many eateries across the world are witnessing lowered footfall and a loss of revenue. Regular customers and loyal fans are trying their best to do their bit for the restaurants they love. An Indian restaurant based in Florida, USA, is the latest one to receive a whopping tip of 2,020 dollars from a generous patron. The post about the tip has gone viral on Facebook. The post was shared by Masala Mantra, an Indian bistro, which is popular in the Cape Coral area of Florida. The picture they shared from the handle was of the invoice of the tip. The total of the order came out to be 269.51 dollars and the additional tip by the customers was worth 2020 dollars or about Rs 1.48 lakh. This is also part of a 2020 'Tip Challenge' which started a year ago to encourage tipping to help out restaurants in distress. The restaurant praised the group o..