Rajma-rice, vegetable khichdi, idli-vada, jaljeera, etc., would be among the dishes that would be replaced with pizza, noodles, soft drinks, pastries, etc., as Maharashtra government has banned the sale of junk food items in school canteens.
The Union Governement had set up a task force under the Director of National Nutrition Institute (Hyderabad) to encourage consumption of healthy food by avoiding junk food. The task force report stated that any junk food containing high amount of salt, fats, salt and very little nutritional content leads to obesity, diabetes, heart diseases, etc in future. The state has asked all the schools to ban unhealthy food items that are High in fat, Salt and Sugar (HFSS)? to control obesity and other disease among children.
As per the Government Resolution (GR), the 12 listed categories of food that can’t be sold in school canteens are ? potato chips, pastries, carbonated soft drinks, pizza, burger, cakes, noodles, biscuits, rasgullas, pani-puri, ice gola, chocolates, jalebi, etc. It has also provided a list of 20 items that can be sold that include wheat roti, coconut water, jaljeera, vegetable pulav, idli-vada, parathas, sweet daliya, kheer, milk and milk products, vegetable khichdi, buttermilk, sandwich, etc.
Nagpur: Speeding car runs over crowd killing cop, injuring 7 others
Kamptee resident Parseoni Police Station officer Jayant Vishnu Sherekar (42) was killed and seven others were hurt when a speeding car lost control and crashed into a crowd of people standing near an accident scene in Nagpur on Wednesday November 23 night near Naya Kund.
Police claim that a carelessly driven truck struck a car travelling in the opposite way. Vikram Singh Bais, the car’s driver, was stuck inside the crumpled car with blood gushing out from his body. To look after this incident, Sherekar and other Parseoni police officers sped over to the scene. A sizable crowd had formed at the scene of the collision, halting traffic.
According to the police, a second automobile entered the scene at a high rate of speed, slammed into bystanders who were standing on the road, and then sped off.
Seven other people, including officer Sherekar, suffered severe injuries. They claim that the policeman was confirmed dead by doctors after being taken to the hospital in a hurry.
The automobile that struck the officer and other bystanders was eventually impounded by the police, but the driver got away.
Kejriwal accuses PM Modi of waving off huge loan defaulters ‘behind closed doors’
In a recent interview, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal spoke on BJP’s corruption allegations on AAP. He said, ‘BJP accuses us of corruption, they have not found one paisa. They have filed 167 cases against AAP leaders over the last 7 years, out of which not one has been proved in court.’
There were protests by Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) employees due to delayed salaries. Following which, BJP accused AAP for not releasing funds. To which Kejriwal replied, ‘In the last 5 years, we have given ₹one lac cr to Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).. ask them (BJP) where it is now? kha gaye saara’ He added, ‘Give me CBI and ED for 24 hours, and more than half of the BJP party will be in jail’
Kejriwal further stated, ‘Modi ji gives free ki revdi, I do that too. While he does it for the rich, I do it for the public. He is waiving off huge loan defaulters behind closed doors. I do it openly for the benefit of the people. Providing schools and hospitals to the public is not free ki revdi, these acts are called as punya in Hinduism.’
If I make a film with Salman, there’s a risk. If it’s a hit, it’ll be his, if it’s a flop, daddy ki hai: Salim Khan
Salim Khan is one legendary screenwriter of Indian cinema. And also a doting father of his five kids – Salman, Arbaaz, Sohail, Alvira and Arpita Khan. Be it supporting his kids, to making them realise the value of money and fame, he’s done all. He has also been an inspiration to many.
Few years back, Salim Khan was asked in an interview why he never penned a script for his own son, Salman. The legendary screenwriter had a perfect answer, “When a person goes to anybody, they say, ‘I’ve an amazing script. You just hear it’. The other person might wonder, if you really have such an amazing script, why don’t you make it with your son. And if I make a film with Salman, there’s a risk. If it’s a hit, it will be his, and if it’s a flop, daddy ki hai.”
When asked about his retirement plans, he stressed on the fact that he doesn’t feel he can ever. Thanks to his five kids – Salman, Arbaaz, Sohail, Alvira and Arpita – they all turn up to him for everything. “They come to me for everything. If there’s no petrol in their vehicle, they come to me. What can I do about the petrol? If their vehicle isn’t working, they come to me. Koi income tax ka notice aaye toh daddy ke paas leke jao. Toh mujhe fursat hi nahi milti. There are times when I get a call at night 11 that ‘daddy, they want to meet you’. Hence, I’ve stopped writing,” revealed Salim Khan.
He admitted that he got stuck in his personal life duties so much, that he can’t dedicate time to writing. “I now feel I can’t give so much time to my writing. I won’t be able to write professionally. Earlier I would do it with dedication and focus, now I can’t, so I thought better I give up. And I’m in a happy space now,” he signed up.