Banana served as meal

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This Airline Provided Single Banana As Meal For Vegan

In a bizarre incident, an airline served one banana as a meal for a passenger, said to be a vegan. Kris Chari, who was travelling with Jakarta Airlines, from Indonesia-Tokyo, in seven-hour flight, tweeted, "It's a bit insulting to be served a single banana while others are given a far more substantial and flavorful menu." On the menu, non-vegans were given seared tuna, cheese with orange salsa, sandwich, salad, vegan-cheese

Wed, 01 Mar 2023 - 09:02 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Flight Meal, Banana, jakarta, Vegan Lifestyle, Twitter

Courtesy: Times of India


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Nine Shot Dead In Indonesia's Relative Papua Amid Massive Protests

The police of Indonesia reported that nine persons were shot dead in the country's easternmost region of Papua. According to the police, the attack was allegedly carried out by armed separatists, and is the worst in recent times. The attack has come amid the ongoing protests against a new law that seeks to add three new provinces to the country including South Papua, Central Papua and Highland Papua.

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 06:27 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Indonesia, Highland Papua, Shoot Out, Mass Murder, jakarta

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Indonesian Man Caught Mid-Air Over Fake Covid Report

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Covid-Positive Man Disguises Himself As Wife, Arrested At Indonesian Airport

An Indonesian man was detained mid-air after he was caught faking his apparel and passport. The man, identified as DW, wore his wife's full-face veil also known as hijab, and took her passport even her negative Covid test result to fly from Jakarta to Ternate without being caught. The police apprehended and ordered him to self-isolate at home after landing. He will be taken to court after his quarantine ends.

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 07:55 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Covid-19, Indonesia, jakarta, citilink

Courtesy: BBC

Still from highly polluted city of Jakarta

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Environmentalist Khalisah Khalid Agonizes Over Toxic Air Of Jakarta

Worried over poor environment, Indonesian environmentalist Khalisah Khalid has sought rules to ensure clean environment for citizens. The statement came after a Jakarta court's expected ruling on lawsuit filed by Khalid’s wife and 31 others. Reportedly, Khalid's 10-year-old ailing daughter’s conditions exacerbated due to environment. Meanwhile, the government said new regulations including installation of solar panels in government buildings… read-more

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 09:08 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: jakarta, Air Pollution, Environmentalist, Khalisah Khalid, Indonesia

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Representational Image of COVID-19

Photo: The Economic Times

Indonesia Detects Indian COVID-19 Variant; Bans Public Gathering On Eid

The Indonesian authorities have raised an alarm after they recorded first case of ‘B.1.617’ COVID-19 variant first detected in India. Reportedly, two cases have been detected who contracted the deadly virus. Taking a precautionary action, the officials banned Eid al-Fitr gatherings. They have already banned fresh visas to foreigners who have been to India in past 14 days. Notably, with a positivity rate of 12%, the variant is highly… read-more

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 09:10 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Indonesia, COVID-19 outbreak, Indian COVID-19 variant, jakarta, B.1.617

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Navy Search Team

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Indonesia: Rescuers Find Wreckage Suspected To Be Of Crashed Flight

Indonesian authorities have reportedly found the crash site of the Boeing 777 flight of the Sriwijaya Air jet which went missing on January 9 shortly after take-off. After detecting signals believed to be of the black box, the rescuers have deployed four planes and 10 ships for the operation. Meanwhile, they have also found wreckage items, including two bags that contained passengers’ belongings and body parts. The Pontianak-bound flight had… read-more

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 10:22 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Indonesia, plane crash, jakarta

Courtesy: BBC