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Flayed for midday meal deaths, Bihar now 5th among best performing states

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 17:44

Despite facing nationwide criticism over death of 23 children after having the midday meal last year, Bihar now secured the fifth position among best performing states.

Principal, husband charged with murder in chargesheet in Bihar midday-meal tragedy

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 20:23

A school principal and her husband have been charged with murder in the chargesheet filed by police in a local court in the midday meal tragedy in a village primary school in Bihar`s Saran district in July in which 23 students died.

Bihar mid-day meal tragedy: Chargesheet filed against principal

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 11:11

A chargesheet was filed on Monday against a Bihar school principal and her husband for the deaths of 23 children who ate contaminated mid day meal, police said.

Bihar teacher held after pesticide found in school kitchen

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 12:23

Manoj Kumar Chaudhary of primary school at Maudhiara village in Rohtas had kept the pesticide, Thymet, on the rack where the utensils had been kept.

Mid-day meal tragedy: School principal arrested; Nitish Kumar defends response

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 23:36

Nitish Kumar hit out at his critics for attacking him for keeping mum on the mid-day meal tragedy tragedy.

Mid-day meal tragedies: NHRC seeks report from Bihar govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 22:02

National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued sought action taken report from Bihar government.

Three lakh teachers to boycott mid-day meal scheme in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 12:46

Three lakh school teachers in Bihar have decided to boycott the mid-day meal scheme from July 25 to get rid of non-academic work.

Bihar mid-day meal tragedy: Principal`s property to be attached

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 14:39

The Bihar government will attach the property of Meena Devi, absconding principal of the government primary school in Saran district.

Bihar mid-day meal tragedy: Forensic report to be out today

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 09:07

The forensic report on Bihar mid-day meal deaths is expected to be out on Friday even as the toll climbed to 23.

Bihar tragedy: Post-mortem confirms insecticide in mid-day meal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 14:51

Post-mortem reports on 23 children who died after eating a mid-day meal in Bihar confirmed that insecticide was either in the food or cooking oil.

There`s need to monitor mid-day meals, says rights panel

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 16:03

The NCPCR on Wednesday called for closer monitoring of the mid-day meal scheme while expressing shock over the death of 21 children after consuming poisoned meal at a school in Bihar.

Eleven kids die after eating mid-day meal in Bihar, probe ordered

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 20:07

In a tragic incident, at least eleven children died and over forty were taken ill after eating infected midday meal at a government school in Saran district on Tuesday.