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Maharashtra school serves students khichdi with snake

The contract to make the khichdi is given by the school management committee to local groups or non-government organisations.

Jan 31, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Class 7 girl tries to poison midday meal at school to avenge brother's murder, held

The school cook noticed the girl going into the kitchen and found that her hands smelled. 

Jul 19, 2018, 07:30 AM IST

Rs 100 crore transferred from Jharkhand govt account to builder, CBI starts probe

The CBI has registered a case in connection with the illegal transfer of Rs 100 crore from a Jharkhand government account for the midday meal programme in State Bank of India to a private builder, officials said today.

Dec 07, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Boy falls in pot of hot curry while standing in midday meal queue

A six-year-old boy suffered serious burn injuries after he fell in a pot of hot vegetable curry while standing in a queue for midday meal in a primary school here, the police said today.

Oct 31, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

'Govt to dispose of 5.5 lakh tonnes pulses from buffer stock'

Around 2 lakh tonnes of pulses will be given for consumption under various central welfare schemes like midday meal programme, for which a cabinet nod will be taken soon, he added.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Aadhaar mandatory for school goers to avail midday meal in UP from June 30

School goers of all government and government-aided schools across Uttar Pradesh will now have to possess Aadhaar cards for availing mid-day meal from June 30, authorities said on Friday.

Jun 02, 2017, 12:05 PM IST

85 children fall ill after eating midday meal in Bihar

At least 85 children fell ill on Wednesday after eating midday meal in a government school in Samastipur district of Bihar, officials said.

May 10, 2017, 22:29 PM IST

54 students ill after midday meal in Bihar

In 2013, 23 students died after eating midday meal at a primary school in Saran district.

Jun 21, 2016, 14:17 PM IST

ISKCON brushes aside charges, says ailing students ate from roadside stall

 An ISCKON centre here, which was booked after over 100 students were taken ill for allegedly consuming midday meal provided by it, on Sunday claimed that many of them had eaten snacks from a roadside stall prior to their regular lunch.

Feb 28, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

DM eats mid-day meal at Bihar school and helps widow get her job back

The widow, who has two minor children, had knocked at the doors of DM's office.

Dec 19, 2015, 11:11 AM IST

Insects found in midday meal for primary school children in UP

Insects were found in the midday meal served to children in a primary school in Sheetalpur area here following which a complaint has been lodged with the Basic Shiksha Adhikari.

Sep 01, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

Delhi: 34 students fall ill after eating midday meal

After consuming midday meal on Monday, 34 girl students of a government school in Jahangirpuri area were taken ill.

Aug 24, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

Nine girls of govt school fall ill after eating midday meal in Delhi

Nine students of a government school in Seelampur area here were taken ill after consuming mid-day meal.

Aug 11, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

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Jul 30, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

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Jul 22, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

NHRC issues notice to Bihar govt over midday meal poisoning

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Bihar government over reports that at least 72 children fell ill after having their midday meal in two government schools in the state.

Jun 29, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

Watch: Ranveer Singh in 'Hunger Ki Bajao' video!

More than often our Bollywood celebrities get involved in some social cause which helps in creating awareness in the society. The privilege of being a celebrity also brings with it the social responsibility of not shying away from humanitarian work.

May 27, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

'No irregularity in purchasing eggs for nutritious meal scheme in TN'

There was no irregularity in the purchase of eggs from private players for supplying to children in government and government-aided schools under the nutritious meal scheme across the state, Social Welfare Minister B Valarmathi informed the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday.

Dec 08, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Uttarakhand CM launches mid-day meal scheme for elderly women

Uttarakhand government on Monday launched a scheme to provide mid-day meal to women in the state aged above 60.

Nov 10, 2014, 19:10 PM IST

No proposal for processed food under midday meal: HRD ministry

 There is no proposal for supplying processed food under the midday meal programme, the HRD Ministry today said. This clarification came in the wake of some media reports that during her meeting with HRD Minister Smriti Irani on August 26, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi had discussed about the supply of processed food under the midday scheme.

Aug 28, 2014, 23:47 PM IST