Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » Buzz
2-min read

Restaurant Places Fishbowl on Lone Diner’s Table for ‘Company'; Netizens Laud Gesture

The tweet has since gone viral with over 2,000 retweets and 12,000 likes.

Trending Desk

Updated:August 9, 2019, 7:55 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Restaurant Places Fishbowl on Lone Diner’s Table for ‘Company'; Netizens Laud Gesture
(Twitter/ @PrakashMallya)
Loading...

A hotel restaurant’s gesture towards a diner, who was eating alone, has gone viral on social media.

Prakash Mallya, MD at Intel India, Sales and Marketing Group had stopped at one of the restaurants of the Trident hotel in Bandra Kurla complex, Mumbai, for a quick meal when the staff noticed he needed some company and placed a fishbowl on his table.

“So nice & thoughtful and something that’s never happened in all my travel thus far,” he wrote on Twitter along with a picture on August.

The tweet has since gone viral with over 2,000 retweets and 12,000 likes.

While many netizens praised the hotel’s warm gestures, some expressed apprehensions over the safety of the goldfish.

In response, the hotel wrote that the goldfish is transferred “back into a big tank where all the care, oxygen and food is provided.”

Goldfish, (Carassius auratus), an ornamental aquarium and pond fish of the carp family was domesticated by the Chinese at least as early as the Sung dynasty (960–1279).

According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, the goldfish has become “naturalized in many areas of the eastern United States” after escaping from park and garden pools,

“Upon resuming wild life, it reverts to its original colour and may grow from an aquarium size of about 5–10 centimetres (2–4 inches) to a length of up to 30 centimetres.”

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months. Use code FREEDOM.

Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results