Free Press Journal
  • Over 50 girls fall ill after toxic mid-day meal in UP

    About 80 of the 100 girl students of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Avasiya Vidualaya had been served the meal comprising rice and rajma (red kidney beans) in the day time. Soon, nearly 50 girls started complaining of nausea, stomach ache and diarrhea.

  • Mumbai: 30 students suffer from food poisoning after mid-day meal at Jogeshwari

    Mumbai: Over 30 students of Balvikas Vidya Mandir School at Jogeshwari suffered due to food poisoning on Wednesday after consuming mid-day meal provided by Safai Mahila Sanstha. Students started vomiting after eating Khichdi and were rushed to Kokan hospital, Jogeshwari for treatment.

  • Haryana shocker: Snake found in mid-day meal at Faridabad Govt school

    Faridabad: Putting a question again on the quality of the mid-day meal supplied in government schools, a baby snake, also known as a ‘snakelet’ was found in the food served to children in Rajkeeya Girls Senior Secondary School here.

  • Bhopal: Link students’ aadhar with kitchen for mid-day meal says Panchayat CEO

    Burhanpur: Following a government notification to link aadhar card of school students with the working kitchens under the mid-day meal (MDM) program, Burhanpur district panchayat CEO Amitabh Sirbaiyya instructed the project coordinator and development block source coordinator of Burhanpur and Khaknar to ensure the proceedings for linking all the students and working kitchens with Adhaar Card. He said that those who don’t have Aadhar card should apply for registration by June 30

  • Aadhaar helps find 4.4 lakh ‘ghost students’ across 3 states availing mid-day meal

    Mid-day meal scheme is the initiative carried by the government of India to provide free lunch to students of class one to eight across the country on working days. The Union human resource and development ministry recently decided that the Aadhaar card, that has a unique identification number, should be made mandatory for students in order to avail the scheme and get the free meals. However, this move of the HRD ministry was not

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    Mid-day meal: Kerala teachers spend own money to feed children

    Thiruvananthapuram: Undeterred by fund crunch, teachers in government and aided schools in Kerala are spending from their own pockets to feed children under the much touted mid day meal scheme. Though government had increased the allocation under the scheme from Rs 5 to Rs 8 per child early this week, it is still “too low” to feed the children nutritious meals every day, teachers said.

  • ISKCON centre booked as students fall ill after midday meal

    Thane: A case was today registered against an ISKCON centre located at Wada after over 100 students at a Zilla Parishad-run primary school in neighbouring Palghar district were hospitalised on eating the midday meal supplied by the organisation.

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    36 students fall ill after having mid-day meal

    Muzaffarnagar: At least 36 school children were taken ill after consuming mid-day meal at two government schools, located in the same compound, at Kaserwa village under Budhana police station in the district. Budhana Sub-Divisional Magistrate J P Gupta told newsmen today that an enquiry has been ordered and action will be nitiated against those found responsible for the incident. The students fell ill soon after consuming ‘taharai’, which was served in mid-day meal at government primary

  • Ranveer Singh pushing the envelope one more time

    Ranveer Singh is known to be more than just a Bollywood superstar. He has often pushed boundaries and ventured into unchartered territories with utmost ease and complete conviction. As the brand ambassador for Ching’s Secret, he took on the avatar of ‘Ranveer Ching’ in a one-of-its-kind branded music video.

  • Worms In School Mid-Day Meal

    Mumbai : The poor quality of mid-day meals served in city schools has come to fore yet again with worms being found in the khichdi of a municipal school in Deonar on Thursday.  After fining 150 organisations this month alone, the civic administration has fined this contractor for Rs 5000 and blacklisted him. On Thursday afternoon, the staff from a Hindi medium municipal school in Deonar found worms in the khichdi which was supposed