The tragic episode in a school in Bihar, where 23 children died because of contaminated food, is unacceptable.
Jammu, August 22: Expressing concern over alleged reports of mismanagement in the implementation of the mid-day meal scheme, the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry had written to Educa
Members of civil society organisations and academia on Wednesday welcomed the amendments proposed for removing the clause in Schedule II of the Food Security Bill that insists 50 per cent of food f
Weeks after the death of 23 children in the mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his Independence Day speech on Thursday said the scheme will be reformed and “concrete me
The district administration has decided to introduce smokeless chullahs (burners) in school kitchens to make the premises hygienic and ensure safety of students.
The village looks as if the grim reaper paid a surprise visit. One can still hear the faint cries of wailing mothers.
Taking note of a report published in Newsline on Wednesday, the Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi government and the three civic agencies to look into the issue of why the midday meals supplied
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Thursday said the death of 23 children at Chapra in Bihar after eating school meal contaminated with monocrotophos was an important rem
Around 32 students of a government-aided school in Amdanga, North 24-Parganas, have fallen ill after eating midday meal at their school on Wednesday.
At least 110 children were taken ill after eating mid-day meal in Bihar's Arwal and Jamui districts Wednesday in the second tragedy related to free school food in the state this month, officials sa
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