Monthly Archives: December 2009

Indian Parliament House Canteen Food Rates (Unbelievable)

Indian lawmakers walked out of parliament on Wednesday protesting against inflation, as the opposition piled up pressure on the government to curb rising prices and threatened to carry out street protests.The speaker adjourned proceedings for the day after lawmakers from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the main opposition, as well as from other parties walked out of parliament with many shouting: “The government needs to be changed.”

Let us take a look at what these so called law makers pay for at the parliament food canteen.

Parliament House Canteen Food Rates  (TOI)

Tea Re. 1

Soup Rs.5.50

Dal, considered to be the poor man’s food in India and which is now getting too expensive to even fit his bowl, costs just Rs.1.50 for a katori. For the common man , the price has shot up by 64% since march of this year.

Veg thali (dal, subzi,4 chapatis, rice/pulao, curd and salad) Rs.12.50

Non-veg thali Rs.22

Curd rice Rs.11

Veg pulao Rs.8

Chicken biryani Rs.34

Fish curry and rice Rs.13

Rajma rice Rs.7

Tomato rice Rs.7

Fish fry Rs.17

Chicken curry Rs.20.50

Chicken masala Rs.24.50

Butter chicken Rs.27

Chapati Re.1 a piece

One plate rice Rs.2

Dosa Rs.4

Kheer – one katori Rs.5.50

Fruit cake Rs.9.50

Fruit salad Rs.7

All I can say is “Mera Bharat Mahaan”.

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Runners World Shoe Shop Iphone App from Luke Gain/Nearbynow

The human  foot has two important functions: weight bearing and propulsion. These functions require a high degree of stability and a perfect running shoe provides that stability. This is an excellent application for finding the best running shoes. This application not even helps you find the best running shoe , but it also lets you find it in a store in your area.

Runners world shoe shop review falls into 5 categories :

1. Motion Control: For people with low flexible arches.

2. Stability: Normal arche

3. Performance Training: For frequent runners

4. Neutral Cushioned: High rigid arches

5. Trail: Off road running

Once you select either one of the categories , the application displays available shoe under that category. Simply click on the shoe that you like , and the application will display the price and a link to find it in a store near you.

The application also provides  an option to search by price or brand. The best part : Its FREE

Rating: 5/5

Appstore Link , Developers Website

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