Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party government is all set to announce a loan waiver for the families of farmers who have lost their bread winner to Covid. As many as 10,187 farmers across the state have died from coronavirus.The government has completed the process of identifying the beneficiaries. The loan amount is calculated at Rs 79.47 crores taken from banks and Agricultural Cooperative Societies.A meeting will be held with the apex bank management to ensure smooth and quicker processing of the loan waiver. A special meeting has also been called on Saturday to formulate guidelines in this connection."The scheme is being implemented as the family which has lost their bread winner will be facing financial crisis and they won't be in a position to repay loans. A decision will be taken in three-four days," S T Somashekar, minister for cooperation, said.--IANSmka/bg
Nirogstreet has announced the name of the winners of the Blog Writing Competition, first prize winner is Dr.Suchetha Jayaram, the second is Mr.Aashiq Hussain Yatoo, and the third is Dr. Reena Arora. This Competition on the digital platform was organized on 13th Nov 2020 by Nirogstreet, on the occasion of the 5th Ayurveda Day.
Many students, scholars, academicians, and practitioners of Ayurveda participated in this competition, as the contest closed on November 20, 2020. They had hundreds of entries from across India and these three were selected as the winner by the jury.
First Prize Winner of NirogStreet Blog Writing Competition 2020
Topic- Importance of Pathya Aahara in Ayurvedic Management
Author- Dr.Suchetha Jayaram
Second Prize Winner of NirogStreet Blog Writing Competition 2020
Topic- Aging and Health – An Ayurvedic perspective
Author- Mr.Aashiq Hussain Yatoo
Third Prize Winner of NirogStreet Blog Writing Competition 2020
Topic- Honey: Medicinal Uses and Precautions
Author- Dr. Reena Arora
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 2" and "Roadies 5" winner Ashutosh Kaushik tied the knot amid lockdown on his terrace.Ashutosh got married to his fiancee Arpita on April 26 in the lockdown, according to a media report. The former reality show winner got married in a hindu ceremony among his family members. A string of videos from his wedding celebrations were shared on Facebook.The clip shows Ashutosh dressed in a white shirt and black pants, while his bride is seen in a traditional red lehenga. The priest, who is commencing the wedding ritual is seen sporting a facemask. He captioned the video: "Lockdown mai finally lockdown hua. (In lockdown got locked down finally)."Ashutosh first won the season five of "Roadies" in 2007 and a year later he took bag the trophy for the season two of the controversial reality show "Bigg Boss". He has also appeared in films like "Zila Ghaziabad" and "Kismat Love Paisa Dilli".--IANSdc/rs/