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Headmistress suspended for food poising of MDM

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 13:02

The headmistress of a government school has been suspended as over 80 students fell ill after eating Mid-Day Meal (MDM) in Kendrapara district.

Mid-day meal scheme should not be teachers` responsibility: Bombay HC

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 21:00

In a significant order, the Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra Government not to impose the burden of managing mid-day meal scheme for students on teachers, calling it "non-educational work".

Mid-day meal scheme yet to make its mark in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 12:30

More than 18 years after it was rolled out in Meghalaya, the mid-day meal scheme has failed to keep children in schools or provide dietary nutrition - the two objectives of the centrally-sponsored scheme.

Bihar mid-day meal: NHRC seeks report

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 21:03

The NHRC on Friday sought reports from the Education department of Bihar and Sheohar district administration on the issue of 55 children falling sick allegedly after consuming mid-day meal.

Maharashtra to frame new rules for mid-day meal scheme

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 12:12

Maharashtra government has told the Bombay High Court it would frame new rules related to mid-day meal for students in aided schools.

Now Bihar school serves dead rat in mid-day meal

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 20:16

A dead rat was among the things served up as part of the children`s mid-day meal Friday at a government school in the Bihar capital, police said Friday.

Chargesheet filed in mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 15:13

Three months after 23 children died after eating contaminated meals, a chargesheet has been filed against the suspended principal and her husband in the mid-day meal tragedy in a primary school at Dharmasati Gandaman village of Saran district.

Never called mid-day meal a political conspiracy: Nitish Kumar

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 00:14

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday that he had never stated that the mid-day meal tragedy a political conspiracy.

Mid-day meal program: Tamil Nadu to feed kids nutritious nuggets

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 13:20

Tamil Nadu government will offer nutritional supplementation to malnourished children in schools, in addition to mid-day meal programme, to improve their body mass index, an official said Saturday.

Pesticide trader held in Bihar mid-day meal tragedy

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 14:25

Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Bihar Police Friday detained a pesticide trader in connection with the mid-day meal tragedy in a school that claimed 23 lives in July.

Students fall sick in MP after having mid-day meal

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 19:03

Thirty students of a school here fell ill on Wednesday after eating the mid-day meal, a senior official said.

Mid-day meal resumes in Bihar school

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 13:46

The mid-day meal was cooked for the first time in two months in a primary school in Bihar where 23 school children died after eating contaminated food, officials said on Tuesday.