Café owner buys fighter jet to deliver food
LONDON: The owner of an Indian restaurant has found a novel way to home deliver food to celebrities across the world.
He has gone and bought himself a jet fighter to solve his logistic issues, reports Andhrawishesh.com
Rob Abdul, 40, operates the cafe Taj restaurant in Gravesend. He can easily deliver the Indian delicacies with the help of a discontinued Iraqi warplane for that is worth 35,000 pounds.
Abdul told the website: "As a businessman you should not do one thing that is dissatisfying you customers. From all over the world every day I get regular requests."
The restaurant has delivered food to the England cricket team while they were on the Ashes tour in Australia. He said: “We sent over a meal to Australia for them because they couldn’t get a decent curry anywhere over there. I prepared the meal, the now famous World Cup Boal.”
The curries that Abdul had prepared for the England team was delivered after it had been cleared by health inspectors before setting forth on its 8,998 mile journey.
His gastronomic delights are made with recipes that have been handed down from one generation to another and he packs them in special containers that can withstand long journeys and keep the food fresh.
Teacher features in web sex video with student
AUSTRALIA: An English teacher is at the centre of a sex video storm that has shaken the roots of a high school in Australia.
The graphic video shows a naked teacher with a blindfolded student, reports Herald Sun.
The teacher was missing in action from school and the school authorities are waiting to hear the teacher's point of view before they seal his fate.
The school principal did tell Herald News that the blinfolded female in the vieo is a former student. However, there was no evidence the pair had a sexual relationship at the time when the girl was a student, the paper said.
Meanwhile, the Education Department was looking into the allegations.
The principal also told the daily that the teacher was regarded well by the teacher and student community and they would not like to say anything before proper investigations were carried out.
Boy, 10, arrested for scaring woman with toy gun
CALIFORNIA: A naughty 10-yeat-old scared a woman to death when he pointed a toy gun at her. The elderly lady had thought that the gun was real, reports Fox News.
The little boy knocked on the 67-year-old woman's door with the deliberate intention of scaring her as her grandson allegedly roughed up one of his friends at school.
Several neighbours also saw a little boy running down the street with a gun in his hand.
The police arrested the boy for going around in public with a gun in his hand. Authorities even searched his home and let him off the hook later.
Girl blind drunk on fake spirit
BRITAIN: A 21-year-old girl woke up after a night of excess with a raging headache and a lot more. The student had drunk a third of a bottle of alcohol and nearly went totally blind the next day, reports The Sun.
People are being warned to beware the bogus alcohol which may be made up of bleach, chloroform, methanol and cleaning fluids.
Even two months after the incident, the girl sees blurry images and has reduced peripheral vision.
One hospital consultant was quoted by The Sun as saying: "Methanol can attack the optic nerve at the back of the eye and make people blind."
In fact, when the girl was buying the bottle, the shopkeeper had jokingly told her that the liquor could make her blind.
Boss gives $15.9 million bonus to staff
MELBOURNE: An Australian bus operator has stunned his employees by handing out $15 million (US $15.9 million) in thank you bonuses, with workers saying Wednesday they were overwhelmed by his generosity.
Ken Grenda, 79, sold his family-run company after 66 years and decided to put a chunk of the profits into the pockets of his employees for their hard work and loyalty.
Many of his 1,800 workers thought their banks had made an error when they discovered thousands of dollars in their accounts, the Herald Sun reported.
They received an average $8,500 although some got bonuses as high as $100,000.
"A business is only as good as its people, and our people are fantastic," Grenda said.
"This is to recognise that. We have had people here who are second generation, and one fellow in the same job for 52 years."
Vernon Franklin, a driver at the company for five years after moving to Melbourne from India, said he was blown away by the gesture.
"I was overwhelmed with the generosity of Mr Grenda," he told Channel Nine.
"I think we are losing a great man."
Iain Beberidge, who has worked with the Melbourne-based company for 15 years, said the appreciation the employees felt was not all about the money.
"Ken looked after his employees, he treated them like family," he said.
"Every time he comes past the depot, he shakes everyone's hands, and says 'g'day'."
The company has been bought by another transport operator, Ventura, with all staff reportedly keeping their jobs.
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