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Emirates airlines will not serve ‘Hindu meals’ on flights to passengers

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Dubai: The Dubai-based Emirates airlines have said it will no longer serve “Hindu meals” on its flights but passengers can order from a variety of other meals in advance to meet their religious dietary requirements.

 

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An airline spokesperson told Khaleej Times on Wednesday, “As part of our continuous review of the products and services available to customers, Emirates can confirm that it will discontinue the Hindu meal option.”

 

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Now passengers will not get ‘Hindu meals on flights of Emirates airlines:

 

“We constantly review our offering, taking into consideration customer uptake and feedback. This helps us improve service efficiencies,” the spokesperson added.

 

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The airline serves Indian Vegetarian Meal for vegetarian passengers which incorporate flavours from the Indian sub-continent.

 

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In addition, it also serves vegetarian Jain meal for the Jain community.

 

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CIC direct authorities to reveal how much Rs 2000, Rs 500 notes printed till yet

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Gurugram: The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed authorities to reveal how many Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes were printed daily after demonetization till November 30, 2016, an RTI activist said on Saturday.

 

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Gurugram-based Right To Information (RTI) activist Harinder Dhingra had sought the information regarding the number of notes printed daily from November 9, 2016 to November 30, 2016.

Dhingra applied for the information through RTI Act on February 23, 2017.

 

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The Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) earlier refused to share the information, Dhingra told media persons. The second appeal was filed on August 16, 2017.

 

CIC ask authorities to reveal how many Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes printed till now:

 

Dhingra said that after a hearing on November 30, 2018, Information Commissioner Sudhir Bhargava on December 5, 2018 issued an order to provide the information.

 

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“Number of notes printed on daily basis from November 9, 2016 to November 30, 2016 was not so sensitive as to attract the exemption provisions under section 8(1)(a) of the RTI Act, therefore CPIO has been directed to provide the information sought,” the order read.

 

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Orders on banning the then existing Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes were implemented from the midnight of November 8, 2016.

 

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