In a tragic incident, at least 54 children fell ill on Saturday after having their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar`s Sitamarhi district, officials said.
At least 55 children fell ill Tuesday after having their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar, officials said. The students are now out of danger.
A Bihar court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of the principal of a school where 23 children died after eating contaminated food in July.
Fifteen students and a teacher were taken ill on Wednesday after eating mid-day meal at a primary school under Chandi block in Bihar`s Nalanda district, an official said.
Eight days after the mid-day meal tragedy which claimed the lives of 23 children, police on Wednesday arrested the absconding school principal.
A fact-finding team of ruling JD(U) that visited the village in Saran district where mid-day meal tragedy left 23 children dead, on Tuesday backed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s conspiracy theory behind the incident.
The pesticide that killed 23 schoolchildren last week is a nerve poison banned by many countries because of what the World Health Organisation (WHO) describes as its "high acute toxicity".
Bihar government plans to provide printed instructions to school principals about food quality besides painting the norms on the schools walls.
Kerala Government has issued a set of guidelines to ensure that good quality food cooked in hygienic conditions is served to children in schools.
Congress on Wednesday refrained from making any direct attack on Nitish Kumar-led govt in Bihar over the mid-day meal deaths of 22 school children.
LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
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