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Plight of midday workers raised in Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 15:56

The plight of workers serving midday meal in schools was raised in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with a member demanding enhanced wages to them as they were currently paid a paltry sum as monthly honorarium.

Cooking cost under midday meal scheme raised

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 19:33

The cooking cost offered under the midday meal scheme by Haryana government to all primary and upper primary schools will be raised by 7.5 per cent from next month.

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.

The Death of Harry Potter

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 13:45

Harry Potter died because corruption in India did not spare the little plate of a hungry child.

Regular monitoring recommended for Midday Meal scheme in AP

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 15:13

Regular monitoring and clean kitchens were among the recommendations given to the Arunachal Pradesh government by a Central team for carrying out the Midday Meal Scheme in schools in the state.

Four students taken ill after midday meal in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 22:08

Four girl students aged between 10 to 12 years of a North Delhi Municipal Corporation in Auchandi village near Narela complained of stomach ache after having midday meal in a school and were admitted to a local hospital on Friday.

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.

125 school children taken ill after eating midday meals in UP

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 21:54

As many as 125 students of two government schools in Uttar Pradesh were taken ill after consuming midday meals on Wednesday.

Odisha: Girl dies after falling in hot mid-day meal curry cauldron

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 23:33

An eight-year-old girl student of a tribal residential school here died of burn injuries on Monday after she fell into a hot curry cauldron.

Per unit cost of midday meal unrealistic: Parl panel

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 11:24

The per unit cost of midday meal fixed at Rs 3.11-Rs 4.65 is unrealistic as even a bottle of drinking water costs Rs 10, a parliamentary panel has said warning of more Bihar-like tragedies if not set right.

Par panel concerned over `untouchability` cases in midday meal

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 17:25

Expressing concern over instances of untouchability in the mid-day meal programme, a Parliamentary panel on Thursday recommended "exemplary punishment" against teachers and schools perpetuating such acts.